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The novelist who won't let war end his social life

Sat, 2014-01-25 18:20
The novelist who refuses to let war stop his social life

The first space-bound black African

Sat, 2014-01-25 18:15
Why a township DJ will be the first black African in space

Tennis coaching gets a smart racquet

Sat, 2014-01-25 17:44
Hi-tech tennis in the palm of your hand

Chilean dock workers end strike

Sat, 2014-01-25 17:41
Dock workers in Chile say they have agreed to end a three-week strike over pay, after signing a deal with port operators.

Rufus Hound to swap laughs for votes

Sat, 2014-01-25 17:13
The comedian and actor Rufus Hound announces he will seek to become a member of the European Parliament for the National Health Action Party.

VIDEO: Maryland shooting: 'It was mayhem'

Sat, 2014-01-25 17:06
A gunman opened fire at a shopping centre in Maryland in the US, killing two people before apparently taking his own life, police say. Beth McLeod reports.

VIDEO: Egypt police open fire on protesters

Sat, 2014-01-25 16:53
At least 29 people have died and more than 100 have been injured in clashes as Egypt marks the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising.

Inside the Coen brothers

Sat, 2014-01-25 16:33
Why cinema's famous siblings like their music live

'Most polluted streets' identified

Sat, 2014-01-25 16:27
Friends of the Earth Scotland says its new league tables identify Scotland's most polluted streets last year.

Cuban leading activist 'arrested'

Sat, 2014-01-25 16:10
Pro-democracy activists in Cuba say a leading dissident, Jose Ferrer, has been arrested after meeting European diplomats.

Three dead in Maryland mall shooting

Sat, 2014-01-25 15:07
Three people have died after a shooting incident at a shopping mall in the US state of Maryland, not far from Washington DC, say police.

How to sweeten the Syrian peace pill

Sat, 2014-01-25 14:50
Bridget Kendall's guide to sweetening Syrian peace pill

Ukraine opposition offered PM job

Sat, 2014-01-25 14:47
Ukraine's president offers opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk the post of prime minister in an effort to end months of anti-government protests.

In pictures: Ukraine protests

Sat, 2014-01-25 14:31
Protests have continued despite government offer

Many killed in DR Congo explosion

Sat, 2014-01-25 14:30
An explosion caused by a lightning strike has killed more than 20 people near an arms depot in the Democratic Republic of Congo, UN officials say.

The winners and losers from Juan Mata's move

Sat, 2014-01-25 14:25
Winners and losers in player's shift to Man Utd

Hollande confirms Trierweiler split

Sat, 2014-01-25 14:09
French President Francois Hollande confirms his separation from his partner Valerie Trierweiler, two weeks after allegations of an affair.

Afghan-US deal 'hinges on talks'

Sat, 2014-01-25 13:21
Afghan President Hamid Karzai again says he will not sign a US security deal until peace process is under way with Taliban

Labour would bring back 50p tax rate

Sat, 2014-01-25 12:17
Labour would restore the 50p tax rate for those earning over £150,000, if it returns to power, shadow chancellor Ed Balls says,

What is the thinking behind 50p tax pledge?

Sat, 2014-01-25 12:16
What is the thinking behind the 50p tax?

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