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VIDEO: RSPCA seeks ban on monkeys as pets

Thu, 2014-08-28 22:08
The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.

VIDEO: Rides and risks in huge California waves

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:59
Waves as high as 20ft (6m) in southern California have damaged waterfront homes, knocked out pier pilings and attracted scores of surfers.

Nato protesters open peace camp

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:49
Peace campaigners open a camp with thousands of protesters due in Newport ahead of next week's Nato summit.

More than 3m have fled Syria - UN

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:45
The UN says Syria is now "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" with more than three million Syrians living outside the country as refugees.

Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:39
US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.

Iceland eruption triggers red alert

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:16
The Icelandic Met Office raises its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.

University feud raised with minister

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:14
A bitter feud which has rocked the Plymouth University boardroom will be raised with the government, an MP confirms.

No charges in US accidental shooting

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:10
Officials say there will be no charges following an incident in which a nine-year-old girl fatally shot a gun range instructor.

UN seeks climate change 'Malala'

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:06
Five hundred people will learn tomorrow if they have won the chance to vent their frustration at world leaders over the global citizens stalemate over climate policy.

VIDEO: 100 year old tortoise is on the move

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:06
A extremely rare Galapagos tortoise thought to be 100 years old has been given a new home at a zoo in Ohio.

PM's UKIP blow and Brangelina joy - papers

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:02
The defection of Conservative MP Douglas Carswell to UKIP dominates front pages, which also report the wedding of Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie.

Ex-children's head 'must quit'

Thu, 2014-08-28 21:00
A former children's services director in Rotherham must resign "immediately" from her education job in Australia, an abuse survivors' advocate says.

Pakistan army to mediate in protest

Thu, 2014-08-28 20:51
Pakistan's powerful army chief to mediate in deadlock between PM and two opposition figures leading huge anti-government rallies in Islamabad.

'Dead' Indian activist found alive

Thu, 2014-08-28 20:20
An Indian activist thought to have died in a car fire is found alive in Bangalore and accused by police of faking his death over a woman.

Japan's economy signals weakness

Thu, 2014-08-28 20:11
Japan's economy shows signs of stagnation and weakness as households spent less and factory output stays flat in July.

Farage sights set on more defections

Thu, 2014-08-28 20:10
Nigel Farage says more disaffected MPs could join UKIP if it is successful in the by-election caused by the defection of Tory Douglas Carswell.

VIDEO: Brazil dismantles Amazon 'destroyers'

Thu, 2014-08-28 19:22
Police in northern Brazil say they are in the process of dismantling one of the country's biggest environmental criminal gangs.

UN peacekeepers held in Golan

Thu, 2014-08-28 18:50
Forty-three UN peacekeepers are being held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, amid heavy fighting between rebels and the army.

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