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F1 season so far: The winners and losers

Mon, 2014-08-04 22:12
The first half of a pulsating season has seen many changes to the established order in the sport, writes Allan McNish.

Japan security environment 'severe'

Mon, 2014-08-04 21:58
The security environment around Japan has become "increasingly severe" amid tensions with China and concern over North Korea, a white paper says.

VIDEO: World Bank launches Ebola fund

Mon, 2014-08-04 21:34
The World Bank announces that it is allocating $200m in emergency assistance to help West African countries contain the Ebola outbreak.

WW1 centenary marked on front pages

Mon, 2014-08-04 20:27
All of the UK's national newspaper front pages record events to mark 100 years since the start Britain's involvement in World War One.

Gaza rivals 'agree 72-hour truce'

Mon, 2014-08-04 19:46
Israel and Hamas agree to a 72-hour humanitarian truce to begin in Gaza on Tuesday morning, officials and Egyptian mediators say.

NY man being tested for Ebola virus

Mon, 2014-08-04 18:06
A US man who became sick after visiting West Africa last month is being tested for Ebola in hospital in New York, health officials say.

VIDEO: Ukrainian soldiers retreat to Russia

Mon, 2014-08-04 18:04
The BBC's Steven Rosenberg reports from Russia's border with Ukraine on the 438 Ukrainian soldiers who have retreated to Russia because they are ''under intense pressure''.

World Bank launches $200m Ebola fund

Mon, 2014-08-04 17:47
The World Bank announces that it is allocating $200m in emergency assistance to help West African countries contain the Ebola outbreak.

British 'angels' who braved WW1 trenches

Mon, 2014-08-04 17:24
Two British nurses braved heavy fire with Belgian troops in WW1

Why so many ships fly Panama's flag

Mon, 2014-08-04 17:12
Why do so many ships fly the Panamanian banner

The rebel mothers seeking lost children

Mon, 2014-08-04 16:57
The ex-fighters seeking children they were forced to give up

LinkedIn in $6m labour settlement

Mon, 2014-08-04 16:42
LinkedIn agrees to pay $6m in wages and damages after an investigation finds it failed to account for all the hours worked by its employees.

Nigeria army 'atrocities' uncovered

Mon, 2014-08-04 16:07
Amnesty International says it has uncovered evidence of war crimes in north-eastern Nigeria, where the military is fighting Islamist militants.

'Victorian exam system fails pupils'

Mon, 2014-08-04 16:06
England's exam system is "unimaginative, little changed from Victorian times" and fails to prepare students for the modern workplace, says the headmaster of Eton.

Dell develops mood-reading tech

Mon, 2014-08-04 16:03
Dell Research says it is working on mood-reading software that could be ready for sale within the next three years.

DNA fingerprinting pioneer honoured

Mon, 2014-08-04 16:00
Prof Sir Alec Jeffreys, who invented genetic fingerprinting in 1984, receives the world's oldest science prize, the Royal Society's Copley Medal.

Euro forest disturbances increasing

Mon, 2014-08-04 15:57
Climatic change was a "key driver" behind forest disturbance increase in the 20th Century but uncertainty still surrounds the future, a study suggests.

Britons 'liable to UAE Sharia courts'

Mon, 2014-08-04 15:54
The Foreign Office is warning British expatriates living in the United Arab Emirates they could face Sharia courts in divorce or child custody cases.

Detroit porch killer testifies

Mon, 2014-08-04 15:43
A man who killed an unarmed black woman on his suburban Detroit porch testifies he fired because he refused to be a victim in his own home.

In pictures: WW1 anniversary

Mon, 2014-08-04 15:24
Ceremonies marking 100 years since Britain joined World War One
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