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Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

Fri, 2014-08-29 22:00
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.

'Climate of fear' - the front pages

Fri, 2014-08-29 21:10
Papers focus on the prime minister's warnings that the terrorism threat to the UK is currently higher than at any point in history, and look forward to the return of X Factor.

Federer & Sharapova win at US Open

Fri, 2014-08-29 20:21
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova enjoy straight sets wins in the US Open but Venus Williams and Simona Halep go out.

Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'

Fri, 2014-08-29 19:01
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.

Life in a rented wreck

Fri, 2014-08-29 18:37
What's it like living in a substandard home?

The fear of being seen as racist

Fri, 2014-08-29 18:05
Can the fear of being seen as racist cause problems?

Ex-governor's corruption case closes

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:55
The corruption case of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife has gone to a jury after a 25-day trial.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine: Human trials to begin

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:42
The Ebola vaccine, ZMapp, which has been tested on 18 laboratory monkeys with a 100% success rate will now be tested on humans.

Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:38
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

George Galloway attacked on street

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:29
George Galloway has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after he was attacked on a London street, his spokesman says.

The Victorian pig singing competition

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:18
The bizarre tale of the pig singing competition

The makeover that's divided a nation

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:00
The multi-million dollar makeover that's divided a nation

Italian lawyers urged to work faster

Fri, 2014-08-29 16:55
Italian PM Matteo Renzi announces measures to quicken the pace of the country's notoriously slow justice system to help the struggling economy.

Mouse on lily tops photo competition

Fri, 2014-08-29 16:44
Animal nightlife - and other great natural images from ecology photo contest

Texas abortion provisions struck down

Fri, 2014-08-29 16:32
A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics.

Ecuador to bring in digital currency

Fri, 2014-08-29 15:44
Ecuador says it will introduce the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank and it will go into circulation in December.

Making houses out of mushrooms

Fri, 2014-08-29 15:37
The natural resources used to make 'green' homes

Only two Games lane fines issued

Fri, 2014-08-29 15:31
Only two drivers were fined for breaching Commonwealth Games lane restrictions in Glasgow, data obtained by BBC Scotland shows.

Lucic-Baroni back in the big time

Fri, 2014-08-29 15:09
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni describes her US Open victory over world number two Simona Halep as "the best day of my life"

Ukraine 'slipping out of control'

Fri, 2014-08-29 14:45
The Ukraine crisis is "slipping out of control", Germany's foreign minister warns as EU leaders prepare to discuss new sanctions against Russia.

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