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Archbishop issues terror asylum plea

Sat, 2014-08-30 20:17
The Archbishop of York calls for the government to do more to offer asylum to Christians being persecuted by Islamic State terrorists.

Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:54
Clashes are continuing in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the resignation of PM Nawaz Sharif, with 300 reported injured.

Dictionary completed after 101 years

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:53
A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.

VIDEO: IRA ceasefire: 20 years on

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:48
Two decades ago the Provisional IRA announced a ceasefire that marked the end of a quarter of a century of what it called its "armed struggle".

How might a currency change affect UK?

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:45
Five ways a Scotland currency change could affect rest of UK

Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:37
Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.

Drama brings craft of eye-making to life

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:13
Drama brings craft of the ocularist to life

The priest who brokered peace

Sat, 2014-08-30 19:11
How this man helped mediate the IRA truce 20 years ago

EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

Sat, 2014-08-30 18:39
The EU gives Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".

Original Jethro Tull bassist dies

Sat, 2014-08-30 18:33
Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.

'Urgent' call for obesity taskforce

Sat, 2014-08-30 18:14
Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.

US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli

Sat, 2014-08-30 18:09
US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.

Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge

Sat, 2014-08-30 17:41
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.

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