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VIDEO: Rescue teams search flood-hit Pakistan

Mon, 2014-09-08 13:55
Andrew North joins rescue workers in Pakistan who are still searching for people trapped after a week of damaging floods.

Alibaba IPO: Chairman Ma's China

Mon, 2014-09-08 13:54
Carrie Gracie on the brains behind e-commerce firm Alibaba

Nigel Evans reselected for election

Mon, 2014-09-08 13:27
MP Nigel Evans is reselected to stand as the Conservative Party candidate for the Ribble Valley in next year's General Election.

Brown sets out more powers timetable

Mon, 2014-09-08 13:03
Former prime minister Gordon Brown sets out a timetable for boosting the Scottish Parliament's powers in the event of a vote against independence.

Liberia 'faces huge Ebola surge'

Mon, 2014-09-08 12:40
Ebola is spreading exponentially in Liberia, with many thousands of new cases expected in next three weeks, the World Health Organization says.

PE funding has 'positive effect'

Mon, 2014-09-08 10:43
Children in nine out of 10 primary schools in England are getting better PE lessons thanks to new sport funding, suggests research for the government.

VIDEO: 'I was tricked by match.com scammer'

Mon, 2014-09-08 10:36
Sarah Jane Johnson fell victim to an elaborate scam and handed over hundreds of pounds even though she had concerns.

AUDIO: Palin 'honoured' to narrate Clangers

Mon, 2014-09-08 10:28
Actor Michael Palin says he feels "honoured" at being chosen as the new narrator of The Clangers.

Iran arrests 'fighters bound for IS'

Mon, 2014-09-08 10:26
Iran says it has arrested Afghan and Pakistani citizens who were trying to join Islamic State jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq.

Boy held over school knife attack

Mon, 2014-09-08 10:19
A teenage schoolboy who disappeared after a fellow pupil and a teacher were attacked with a knife is arrested.

Hundreds of US children hit by virus

Mon, 2014-09-08 10:12
Hundreds of children across the US have been treated for a rare respiratory virus and more cases are expected in the next few weeks, doctors say.

Apple hires watch guru before launch

Mon, 2014-09-08 09:59
The designer, a long-time friend of Jonathan Ive, joins Apple, prompting speculation about its rumoured wearable technology plans.

VIDEO: Men guilty of dating website scam

Mon, 2014-09-08 09:50
Four people have been convicted at Winchester crown court over a match.com scam.

Rivals can stay at Mercedes - Prost

Mon, 2014-09-08 09:34
Former F1 world champion Alain Prost says Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg could remain team-mates for three years.

Duo disqualified as Contador wins

Mon, 2014-09-08 09:20
Gianluca Brambilla and Ivan Rovny are thrown out of the Vuelta a Espana after a fight on stage 16, won by Alberto Contador.

Russia 'blocks Estonia' over captive

Mon, 2014-09-08 08:53
Estonia says Russia is preventing its consul from seeing a security official detained by Russia at the border and accused of spying.

The art of cashing in on the royal baby

Mon, 2014-09-08 08:20
The announcement from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prompts a slew of ads.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Mon, 2014-09-08 08:10
David Cameron tells MPs that Nato stands 'firmly behind' Ukraine and offers further support.

VIDEO: Bridge 'snapped in half' by floods

Mon, 2014-09-08 08:03
Soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir build a temporary bridge across the Tawi River after the region's worst floods for 50 years snapped a number of key crossings.

Corden confirmed as US chat show host

Mon, 2014-09-08 08:02
Britain's James Corden is confirmed as Craig Ferguson's successor as host of The Late Late Show on American TV.

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