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IS and Iraq battle over key town

Mon, 2014-09-29 06:50
Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, appear to have halted advancing Islamic State (IS) militants in a key town near Baghdad.

Smaller state means a richer UK?

Mon, 2014-09-29 06:18
Is Osborne right that a smaller state means a richer UK?

Day in pictures: 29 September

Mon, 2014-09-29 04:35
News images from around the world: 29 September

Osborne - Benefit freeze and 'Google tax'

Mon, 2014-09-29 03:44
Osborne aims to put Labour on spot with benefits and tax moves

AUDIO: Partner stopping chemo was 'dreadful'

Mon, 2014-09-29 03:13
A 5 live caller describes the "dreadful situation" he faced when his partner decided to stop cancer treatment.

VIDEO: Cern at 60 in 60 seconds

Mon, 2014-09-29 01:16
The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) is celebrating its 60th birthday. Here is a quick look at its life so far - in 60 seconds.

In pictures: People of India

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:42
Exhibition featuring work by three generations of photographers

New Afghan president to be sworn in

Sun, 2014-09-28 21:59
Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani is set to be inaugurated in a ceremony at the presidential palace in Kabul.

Wife shooting inquiry report due out

Sun, 2014-09-28 21:54
The results of an inquiry looking into what contact police had with a man who later shot his estranged wife dead are due out on Monday.

The death of the 'death tax'

Sun, 2014-09-28 21:42
Most of Monday's press lead with news of a £150m "pre-election tax sweetener" to be unveiled by George Osborne at the Conservative Party conference.

Protesters defiant amid HK stand-off

Sun, 2014-09-28 21:38
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters block Hong Kong's streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals to leave.

VIDEO: Pony meat plan proves controversial

Sun, 2014-09-28 21:33
A charity has developed a range of meat products made from the iconic Dartmoor Pony, in what it says is a bid to save the species.

Abuse inquiry focuses on boys' home

Sun, 2014-09-28 21:15
The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry will focus on the former De La Salle Boy's Home at Rubane House in Kircubbin when it resumes in Banbridge on Monday.

Japan volcano rescue effort resumes

Sun, 2014-09-28 20:47
Rescue teams in Japan resume their search for survivors of the volcanic eruption at Mount Ontake on Saturday.

VIDEO: Tired but defiant HK protesters stay put

Sun, 2014-09-28 20:36
There has been continuing unrest in Hong Kong as thousands of pro-democracy campaigners continue their stand off with riot police in the central and financial districts of the city.

Jailed Indian politician to appeal

Sun, 2014-09-28 20:16
The imprisoned former chief minister of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Jayaram Jayalalitha, is to appeal against her sentence, her party says.

VIDEO: Can Microsoft's Xbox conquer China?

Sun, 2014-09-28 19:42
The Xbox gaming console officially goes on sale in China for the first time, but its manufacturer Microsoft may face tough competition.

Banks shut branches over HK protests

Sun, 2014-09-28 19:19
Standard Chartered and other lenders have suspended some of their operations in Hong Kong following pro-democracy protests.

Family tribute to stab death teacher

Sun, 2014-09-28 19:12
The family of a teacher stabbed to death at her Leeds school describe her as a "dedicated wife" and "natural mother", ahead of a public memorial service.

New York gives star treatment to Indian PM Modi

Sun, 2014-09-28 18:39
NY star treatment for Indian PM

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