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Jack Ma heads China rich list

Tue, 2014-09-23 02:37
Alibaba founder Jack Ma is China's richest person following his company's record listing, according to a wealth survey by the Hurun Report.

VIDEO: Labour highs and lows in last 12 months

Tue, 2014-09-23 02:21
BBC footage recalls some of the highs and lows for Ed Miliband and the Labour Party over the last 12 months.

VIDEO: Many Islamabad state schools closed

Tue, 2014-09-23 02:18
Weeks after the start of term, many state schools in the capital, Islamabad, are still closed, after being taken over by police drafted in to deal with ongoing political protests.

VIDEO: Ricky Tomlinson: United We Stand

Tue, 2014-09-23 02:08
The story of actor Ricky Tomlinson's jail term in the 1970s has been turned into a play called United We Stand.

Appetite for loans 'picks up again'

Tue, 2014-09-23 01:46
The amount of new borrowing through personal loans has outstripped repayments every month this year, figures from UK banks indicate.

Israel murder suspects shot dead

Tue, 2014-09-23 01:46
Two Palestinians suspected of the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June have been killed by Israeli forces, Israel's military says.

Olympic champion Grainger returns

Tue, 2014-09-23 01:42
British Olympic champion Katherine Grainger is back in training and considering a bid to compete at the Rio 2016 Games.

Man arrested over 'Iraq explosives'

Tue, 2014-09-23 01:40
A man is arrested in north-west London on suspicion of involvement in production of improvised explosive devices in Iraq.

China jails Uighur academic for life

Tue, 2014-09-23 01:40
A Chinese court jails Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti for life for separatism, his lawyer says, in a verdict a rights group calls "deplorable".

Parliament crucial to IS decision

Tue, 2014-09-23 01:13
MPs' views will decide if UK joins strikes against Islamic State

Rights watchdog to probe Met Police

Tue, 2014-09-23 01:11
A human rights watchdog is to investigate the Met Police after it emerged references to discrimination were deleted from internal reports.

Grainger - My toughest ever decision

Tue, 2014-09-23 01:10
Olympic rowing gold medallist Katherine Grainger reveals how much she agonised over her decision to get back in the boat.

Philips plans to split business

Tue, 2014-09-23 01:06
Dutch electronics giant Philips says it is planning to split the company in two, separating its lighting business from its healthcare division.

Cameron to hold talks with Iran

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:53
David Cameron is to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani - the first time a UK prime minister has met an Iranian president since the Iran's revolution in 1979.

Public borrowing at £11.6bn in August

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:41
Government borrowing remained high in August, denting the chancellor's efforts to reduce the public deficit, official figures show.

Theatres make gender equality pledge

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:40
Leading English theatres commit to making changes in their programming and working practices to address gender inequality in the theatre industry.

Singer to direct new X-Men outing

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:36
Film-maker Bryan Singer is to direct X-Men: Apocalypse, the next movie in the long-running blockbuster franchise.

Miliband: Scots made 'right choice'

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:33
The Labour party will show Scots they made the "right choice" rejecting independence, Ed Miliband is expected to tell his party's conference.

Peshawar bomb attack 'kills three'

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:31
At least three people are killed in a bomb attack in the Pakistani city of Peshawar as violence returns after several months of relative calm.

MLA concerned by A&E pressures

Tue, 2014-09-23 00:24
A Sinn Féin MLA says she is "very concerned" about pressure on the emergency department at the Royal Victoria Hospital on Monday night.
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