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Boost for Iranian cinema at film festivals

Sat, 2015-02-14 23:30
Iranian cinema is back in the spotlight after new films at both the Berlin Film Festival and Tehran's Fajr Festival, the BBC's Camelia Sadeghzadeh reports.

Turkey protests over woman's murder

Sat, 2015-02-14 22:50
Thousands of women join protests in several Turkish cities over the murder of a young woman who allegedly resisted a rape attempt.

VIDEO: Canada gang 'murderous misfits'

Sat, 2015-02-14 21:55
Officials in Canada have branded as ''murderous misfits'' a gang they say planned to kill as many people as possible in a massacre on Valentine's Day.

VIDEO: Poroshenko orders ceasefire to begin

Sat, 2015-02-14 21:51
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko formally gives the order for a ceasefire at a news conference where he ''strongly demands'' that the truce is fulfilled.

VIDEO: A taste of Kabul's first chip shop

Sat, 2015-02-14 21:38
The first British fish and chip shop has opened in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, serving up a taste of the UK to locals.

Beckham's petrol money & making of Moyes

Sat, 2015-02-14 21:29
From Beckham picking up petrol money and Moyes cutting his managerial teeth, the stories that link Man Utd and Preston.

Carol McGiffin reveals cancer battle

Sat, 2015-02-14 21:09
Television celebrity and former Loose Women star Carol McGiffin reveals that she was diagnosed with cancer in April.

HSBC publishes apology in newspapers

Sat, 2015-02-14 20:58
HSBC has published an apology in several Sunday newspapers following allegations that its Swiss private bank helped clients evade tax.

Universal Credit benefit 'is working'

Sat, 2015-02-14 20:56
People claiming the new Universal Credit benefit get work more quickly, and earn more, than those on Jobseeker's Allowance, the government says.

Johnson 'to renounce US citizenship'

Sat, 2015-02-14 20:17
London mayor Boris Johnson says he intends to renounce his US citizenship to prove his "commitment to Britain".

Collider hopes for a 'super' restart

Sat, 2015-02-14 19:18
When Large Hadron Collider fires up again after its upgrade, scientists will be hoping to find a new particle they say could "rock the world".

Thousand hearts in big data study

Sat, 2015-02-14 19:10
Doctors have stored more than one and a half thousand beating human hearts in digital form on a computer.

Let there be light

Sat, 2015-02-14 18:34
Helping people through the darkest of days

Confessions of a British Carnival dancer in Rio

Sat, 2015-02-14 17:37
Confessions of a British carnival dancer in Rio

'Next Pinatubo' to test geoengineering

Sat, 2015-02-14 17:22
Scientists who study geoengineering say Earth's next major volcanic eruption could signal whether the technique might help mitigate global warming.

What does Assad really think about Syria's civil war?

Sat, 2015-02-14 17:08
What does Syria's president really think about his country's civil war?

Literary festival breathes life into Lahore

Sat, 2015-02-14 17:03
The literary festival that breathes life into Lahore

Police 'reassess' Al Fayed rape claim

Sat, 2015-02-14 16:40
A historical allegation of rape made against the former owner of Harrods, Mohamed Al Fayed, is being reviewed by the Metropolitan Police.

Panahi's Taxi wins top Berlin prize

Sat, 2015-02-14 16:17
Taxi, the third film by dissident Iranian director Jafar Panahi, beats 19 other contenders to win the top prize at the 65th Berlin Film Festival.

Injuries in second Denmark shooting

Sat, 2015-02-14 15:57
Several people are injured after shots are fired near a synagogue in Copenhagen, hours after another shooting at a cafe in the Danish capital.

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