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Tech firms hit by cyber extortion

Fri, 2014-08-01 13:30
Tech firms hit by threats to take them offline

Judge urges Argentina default talks

Fri, 2014-08-01 13:29
In the first hearing since Argentina defaulted on its debts, US judge Thomas Griesa calls for negotiations to be resumed urgently.

Does your house make more than you?

Fri, 2014-08-01 13:18
Find out if your house makes more money than you do

Obama defends under-fire CIA director

Fri, 2014-08-01 13:17
President Barack Obama has defended CIA Director John Brennan and acknowledged the US tortured prisoners after 9/11.

Police 'chokehold' caused NYC death

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:55
A medical examiner has ruled that a police officer's "chokehold" caused the death of a man in New York.

Lampard set for Man City loan move

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:45
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to join Manchester City on a loan deal from New York City FC.

Sharp overcomes illness to win silver

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:43
Scot Lynsey Sharp wins silver in the women's 800m - just hours after being on a drip following a bout of sickness.

Company fined over walkway collapse

Fri, 2014-08-01 11:45
A housing company is fined for "breathtaking" health and safety breaches after a flats walkway collapsed.

Fragapane wins historic fourth gold

Fri, 2014-08-01 11:25
Gymnast Claudia Fragapane becomes the first Englishwoman to win four golds at a single Commonwealth Games since 1930.

Ebola-fear athletes seek longer stay

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:54
Up to 30 Commonwealth Games athletes from Sierra Leone are considering extending their stay in Glasgow amid fears over the Ebola virus.

Uganda court annuls anti-gay law

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:52
Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

Fri, 2014-08-01 10:06
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's film releases, including Joe, Hercules and Earth to Echo.

VIDEO: French police's 'vanishing' cocaine

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:40
French police seize 50kg of cocaine which was then securely stored at the headquarters of their judicial police, but it has disappeared.

VIDEO: Quads born on eve of Gaza ceasefire

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:38
Jon Donnison reports from Gaza, where a woman gave birth to quadruplets on the eve of an ill-fated truce, which broke down with reports of attacks on both sides.

VIDEO: Campaign to halt deportation to Kenya

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:24
Hundreds of families are campaigning to save a West Yorkshire man from being deported out of the country.

VIDEO: Ebola patients 'refusing isolation'

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:12
Convincing patients to receive treatment is the biggest task facing medical professionals trying to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a doctor in Sierra Leone says.

Weekendish: Lettuces, models and scissors

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:40
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Kincora abuse is 'national scandal'

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:34
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson says child sex abuse at Kincora Boys' Home is a "national scandal" that needs to be fully investigated.

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