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EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

Sat, 2014-08-30 18:39
The EU gives Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".

Original Jethro Tull bassist dies

Sat, 2014-08-30 18:33
Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.

'Urgent' call for obesity taskforce

Sat, 2014-08-30 18:14
Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.

US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli

Sat, 2014-08-30 18:09
US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.

Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge

Sat, 2014-08-30 17:41
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:29
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Belgian refugees build UK family

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:15
Tracing the story of one family of WW1 refugees

Missing Ashya King found in Spain

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:10
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour whose parents removed him from hospital against medical advice has been found, police confirm.

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:09
Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:54
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:40
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self

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