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Day in pictures: 18 September

Thu, 2014-09-18 04:33
News images from around the world: 18 September

Caption Challenge: We come in peace

Thu, 2014-09-18 03:13
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

VIDEO: Jeremy Vine's guide to Scotland vote

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:52
Jeremy Vine breaks down the council areas in Scotland that will decide the referendum result.

VIDEO: Fancy a look inside Downing Street?

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:51
Some Westminster landmarks normally closed to the public, including Downing Street, will be open this weekend.

VIDEO: Campaign leaders cast their votes

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:17
Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond of the Scottish National Party, and Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling from Better Together, have all been casting their votes in the Scottish referendum.

VIDEO: Nine convicted of 'pyramid scheme'

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:11
Nine women have been convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in which thousands of investors lost money.

VIDEO: Why are there so many blackberries?

Wed, 2014-09-17 22:37
It has been a bumper year for edible plants and berries according to The Woodland Trust, who say this autumn could see the best fruit crop since records began.

R&A set to reveal women members vote

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:56
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club will announce on Thursday if it will admit women members for the first time in its 260 years.

Wales awaits result of Scottish vote

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:49
Politicians in Wales await the result of the Scottish referendum on independence as voting gets under way.

Ukraine president in key US visit

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:44
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is beginning a key visit to the US to seek further support to tackle what he describes as Russian aggression.

Still no suspects in Thailand murders

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:42
Police in Thailand say they have still not formally identified any suspects in the murder of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.

Taiwan in tougher food penalties

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:33
Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.

Pleas for British hostage - the papers

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:23
The Scottish independence referendum is covered on most front pages. However, the BBC is reporting only factual accounts of the election throughout polling day.

Family criticise trust over death

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:21
The mother of a 21-year-old County Armagh man criticises the Southern Health trust for "failing her son" after he died weeks after a routine ear operation.

Australia raids over killing plot

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:19
Australian police launch anti-terror raids after a call from a senior Islamic State militant for "demonstration killings", PM Tony Abbott says.

VIDEO: 'Far-right backlash' to Islamic extremism

Wed, 2014-09-17 21:19
A senior Home Office advisor has told the BBC that Islamic state extremism and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a far-right backlash in the UK.

Iran nuclear talks set to resume

Wed, 2014-09-17 20:07
World powers are set to resume talks in New York with Iran, but diplomats say a breakthrough on its disputed nuclear programme is unlikely.

Fiji coup leader ahead in poll

Wed, 2014-09-17 19:47
Fiji's former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years.

VIDEO: Australia's biggest anti-terror raid

Wed, 2014-09-17 18:37
Australian police say they have carried out the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history.

VIDEO: Intel's new dual-screen laptop

Wed, 2014-09-17 18:20
Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled.

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