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UK planes to drop aid in Iraq

Fri, 2014-08-08 09:16
Britain is to drop emergency aid for those under threat from militants in Iraq to support the US - but rules out military action.

Bank rejects offer from Ecclestone

Fri, 2014-08-08 09:11
German bank BayernLB says it has rejected a 25m euros (£20m) settlement from Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.

China jails British GSK investigator

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:33
A British businessman and his American wife are sentenced to prison for illegally obtaining Chinese citizens' personal data, at a high-profile trial in Shanghai.

Royal Mail cuts later collections

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Collection times at almost half the Royal Mail's collection boxes will be brought forward to between 9am and 3pm.

'Facts twisted' in Pistorius trial

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers say facts have been twisted by the prosecution at his murder trial which will issue a verdict on 11 September.

Weekendish: Best longer reads from the week

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:16
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Why not caring about anything is only for the young

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
Will Self on why not caring about anything is only for the young

Robinson: 'SF in shameless denial'

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
The first minister says that the "shameless denial of economic realities" by Sinn Féin could end devolution in Northern Ireland.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:03
Tortoises' top speed and nine more nuggets from the news

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-08-08 07:58
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Couple jailed for abusing children

Fri, 2014-08-08 07:54
A man and his ex-wife who sexually and physically abused their children are jailed for a total of 25 years.

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