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WW2 heroes to receive Russian medal

Thu, 2014-10-02 20:22
The Russian embassy is honouring 30 war veterans in Southampton for taking crucial supplies to Russia during World War Two.

VIDEO: US monitoring 100 'in Ebola contact'

Thu, 2014-10-02 19:57
Public health officials in Texas are tracking 100 people who are believed to have had contact with the first man to be diagnosed with Ebola in the US.

Talks accepted amid HK stand-off

Thu, 2014-10-02 19:53
Protesters blockading key parts of Hong Kong agree to talks with the government, hours after Chief Executive CY Leung rejected calls to step down.

Australia approves strikes on IS

Thu, 2014-10-02 19:51
The Australian cabinet gives its approval for fighter jets to join US-led air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq.

US cameraman in Liberia has Ebola

Thu, 2014-10-02 19:34
A freelancer working for NBC News in Liberia is to be flown home to the US after contracting the virus, which has claimed more than 3,000 lives.

Texas abortion restrictions upheld

Thu, 2014-10-02 18:58
A US appeals court rules Texas can enforce restrictions on abortion clinics under a contested state law, which may force many such facilities to close.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-10-02 18:43
What's the only question Prince deigned to answer in a Q&A?

Burmese 'killed Britons in Thailand'

Thu, 2014-10-02 18:17
Thai Police say two Burmese men have apparently confessed to killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on Koh Tao island.

VIDEO: Durga Puja's temple made of biscuits

Thu, 2014-10-02 17:32
A pavilion made largely of biscuits has featured at the Durga Puja festival in northern Calcutta.

Libya troops die in Benghazi attacks

Thu, 2014-10-02 17:28
At least 29 Libyan soldiers are killed and 60 more injured in car bombings and clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi, sources say.

Tories 'to curb human rights cases'

Thu, 2014-10-02 17:20
The Conservatives say they would stop British laws being overruled by human rights rulings from Strasbourg, if they win the next general election.

What a quiz tells us about US news habits

Thu, 2014-10-02 17:07
What Americans do and don't know about world news

VIDEO: Turkey MPs vote to join war on IS

Thu, 2014-10-02 16:44
Turkey's parliament has backed a motion that will allow its military to enter Iraq and Syria.

Scottish borrowing costs assessed

Thu, 2014-10-02 16:36
Borrowing by the Scottish government could be expected to cost one percentage point more than UK debt.

Disability benefit delays criticised

Thu, 2014-10-02 16:33
Delays in paying the new disability benefit are leaving many people without enough money to afford essential living costs, according to a report.

Papers show Thatcher's personal side

Thu, 2014-10-02 16:04
Papers show the human side of Margaret Thatcher

JP Morgan customer accounts hacked

Thu, 2014-10-02 16:00
JP Morgan says it suffered a massive cyber attack affecting 76 million private and seven million business customers in the US.

The slow train to an accessible London

Thu, 2014-10-02 15:58
Will the London Underground ever be truly accessible?

Survivor remembers Lampedusa wreck

Thu, 2014-10-02 15:53
"I feel so happy, I feel so bad" says migrant who lived after wreck

The original Jersey Boy, and the inspiration for Cider With Rosie

Thu, 2014-10-02 15:52
The man who was the original Jersey Boy