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131 child migrants sent to Australia

Mon, 2014-09-01 08:34
One hundred and thirty-one children from Northern Ireland, some as young as five, were sent to Australia as child migrants between 1922 and 1995, an inquiry hears.

Ashya parents fight extradition

Mon, 2014-09-01 08:21
The parents of Ashya King are held in police custody after refusing to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at the High Court in Spain.

VIDEO: Bercow orders clerk recruitment 'pause'

Mon, 2014-09-01 08:10
John Bercow has announced a "modest pause" in the recruitment of the next clerk of the House of Commons following a row with MPs.

BBC staff vote to strike over cuts

Mon, 2014-09-01 08:07
BBC staff vote to go on strike in a row over job losses, the National Union of Journalists says.

African food security on the menu

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:55
African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.

Ukraine hit by military setbacks

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:48
Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.

Kenya targeting 'ghost workers'

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:44
Kenya's President Kenyatta launches the biometric registration of civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.

Woman raped on her way to work

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:42
A 20-year-old woman is raped at the entrance to the Swanfield Industrial Estate, Leith, while walking to work.

Free-kick fan 'bent it like Beckham'

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:40
A football fan who ran on to the pitch and took a free-kick during a Premier League match is fined by a judge, who compared his dead-ball skills to those of a low-speed David Beckham.

Ferguson police wear body cameras

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:35
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are now using body cameras, three weeks after a white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager leading to weeks of violent unrest.

Nato plans rapid response force

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:28
Nato is to approve a rapid response force at a summit in Wales this week to deter any Russian threat to Eastern European members, the alliance's chief says.

VIDEO: Public plea for Wedgewood collection

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:24
A public appeal is launched to save the Wedgwood Museum pottery collection, which is being sold to pay off the ceramics firm's pension bill.

VIDEO: Pakistan's state TV back on air

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:22
The Pakistani army has stepped in to remove anti-government protesters from state TV headquarters in Islamabad, after they stormed the building, taking it off air.

VIDEO: BBC's Sweeney catches Putin at talks

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:06
As negotiators meet in Minsk to discuss the Ukraine crisis, Russia's President Vladimir Putin says the process of direct negotiations is "the beginning of a very important process".

VIDEO: Do you know what 11x12 is?

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:05
BBC News asks adults to answer some of the questions that could appear on English schools' new curriculum.

VIDEO: Who wants to see MPs get a soaking?

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:02
Tory Peter Bone, Labour's Seema Malhotra, and Lib Dem Tom Brake take the ice bucket challenge on live television.

Iran clerics 'must accept internet'

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:02
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.

Joan Rivers' family remain hopeful

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:02
The daughter of comedian and TV presenter Joan Rivers says they have their "fingers crossed" as she recovers in hospital from a cardiac arrest.

Woman mistreated dozens of animals

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:59
Ann Wynd, 75, is convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to dozens of animals at a farm in Stirlingshire.

Troops return Pakistan TV to air

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:54
Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces remove anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad.
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