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Emergency rule in Burkina Faso

Thu, 2014-10-30 13:03
Burkina Faso's military announces emergency measures after violent protests against President Compaore's bid to extend his 27-year rule.

Netherlands too strong for Scotland

Thu, 2014-10-30 12:53
Scotland's women lose 2-0 in Rotterdam for a 4-1 aggregate defeat in their World Cup play-off semi-final.

Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

Thu, 2014-10-30 12:25
UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak.

Hopes rise as RFA Argus arrives

Thu, 2014-10-30 12:17
The BBC's Africa correspondent Andrew Harding witnesses the arrival of the British ship RFA Argus carrying aid and supplies to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.

Prince Harry supports poppy appeal

Thu, 2014-10-30 11:45
Prince Harry meets poppy sellers and celebrities at Buckingham Palace on the first stop of their tour of London in a classic 1960s Routemaster bus.

Long-serving Boston mayor dies

Thu, 2014-10-30 11:30
Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.

VIDEO: Tower poppies artist hails volunteers

Thu, 2014-10-30 11:09
The artist behind a project to place almost 900,000 ceramic poppies around the Tower of London says he is surprised and happy that so many people have "taken it to heart".

VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

Thu, 2014-10-30 11:01
Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.

Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:59
An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.

Abbas warning over holy site closure

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:50
The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".

North Sea industry 'less optimistic'

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:48
Industry body Oil and Gas UK publishes research indicating a decline in optimism among key players in the sector.

Hopes fade for Lanka mudslip victims

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:45
Rescue workers in Sri Lanka intensify their search for survivors of a tea plantation landslide which is feared to have buried more than 100 people.

Burgess keen on World Cup chance

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:40
Bath's cross-code signing Sam Burgess says it would be "fantastic" to play for England at a Rugby World Cup.

Abuse inquiry appointment 'chaotic'

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:39
A letter from the new head of the inquiry into child abuse over concerns about her suitability for the role "raises more questions than it answers", say MPs.

Royal Mint bid to woo gold investors

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:18
The Royal Mint announces the sale of a series of new, smaller, gold coins in a bid to encourage more people to invest in bullion.

Cows to keep Kenyan girls in school

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:18
Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.

Children's social work faces change

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:15
The government has announced changes to children's social work, aiming to restore confidence in the service.

Airport boss aims to 'add airlines'

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:13
The new managing director of Cardiff Airport says she is determined to reverse the decline in passenger numbers by attracting more airlines.

Meeting over council chief's pay-off

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:01
Pembrokeshire council's chief executive is due to leave the job on Friday but a question mark is still hanging over his £330,000 pay-off deal.

Match-fix threat significant - FAW

Thu, 2014-10-30 09:38
The FA of Wales launches an anti-match-fixing campaign, as it reveals that over £75m a season is bet on the Welsh Premier League.
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