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Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq

Wed, 2014-10-01 10:02
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.

New Afghan leader reopens bank case

Wed, 2014-10-01 09:48
Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.

VIDEO: Fry tells 'ugly truth' in new book

Wed, 2014-10-01 09:38
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.

Remains found in Disappeared search

Wed, 2014-10-01 09:35
Human remains have been found in a County Meath bog by a team searching for an IRA victim missing for almost 40 years.

Britons joining IS are enemies - PM

Wed, 2014-10-01 09:32
Britons who try to join militants in Syria or Iraq will be treated as "an enemy of the UK", David Cameron says, as RAF jets carry out fresh strikes.

VIDEO: 'Mr Nobody' ups UKIP offer to £1m

Wed, 2014-10-01 09:10
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks has announced that he will donate £1m to UKIP.

Iran filmmakers back nuclear deal

Wed, 2014-10-01 09:01
Six prominent Iranian filmmakers launch a campaign urging world powers to agree a permanent solution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.

Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:57
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.

PM: referendum 'was nerve-wracking'

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:57
The prime minister admits the week leading up to the referendum on Scottish independence was the most nerve-wracking of his life.

Ex-ministers attack M4 relief road

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:49
Two former environment ministers criticise Welsh government plans for an M4 relief road south of Newport.

'Pardew can handle Magpies pressure'

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:48
Alan Pardew can handle the pressure at Newcastle despite calls for him to leave the club, say two former team-mates.

Sainsbury results spark shares fall

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:46
Sainsbury's shares close down 7% as supermarket price wars prompt its third consecutive quarterly sales fall.

Sites vie for European Mars landing

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:42
The European Space Agency produces a list of four possible locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.

Begg freed after charges dropped

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:39
Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is freed from prison after prosecutors drop seven terror charges saying "new material" had emerged.

UK's Lord Hill meets his EU critics

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:29
Lord Hill tells EU why he's the man to oversee banks

Rare leopard reared in bathroom

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:27
A rare clouded leopard is hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after being abandoned by its mother.

Karadzic takes blame for Serb crimes

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:21
Radovan Karadzic sums up his defence, saying he takes "moral responsibility" for crimes committed by Bosnian Serbs but denying he ordered killings.

New Nato chief urges Russian rethink

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:19
The new Nato chief, Jens Stoltenberg, says the alliance wants constructive ties with Russia - but Russian policy in Ukraine must change.

Family appeal over Syria case teen

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:18
The family of a missing 15-year-old girl who is feared to have travelled to Syria make an appeal for her return.

UK legalises music and film ripping

Wed, 2014-10-01 08:11
The UK makes it legal to make duplicates of media files for personal use, but will still allow companies to add copy-protection code.
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