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VIDEO: Amazon under threat by illegal mining

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:04
A surge in illegal gold mining has destroyed vast areas of the Amazon forest in Brazil.

Government reveals green plan

Fri, 2014-08-08 15:04
The Scottish government is to publish a report which, it says, highlights the environmental benefits of independence.

VIDEO: Loom bands craze 'inspiring art'

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:48
BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith investigated whether loom bands are inspiring artists and fashion designers.

VIDEO: Gaza air strikes and rocket attacks resume

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:04
Israel launches air strikes into Gaza after Palestinian rockets are fired at the end of a three-day truce.

'Sketchy' app sparks racism row

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:02
A new app called SketchFactor, which uses crowd-sourced data to alert users to 'sketchy' areas, is in hot water after some accuse it of being racist.

Argentine 'stolen grandson' speaks

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:02
An Argentine musician who was taken from his parents during military rule speaks of his joy of being reunited with his grandmother, a top campaigner.

Forster on brink of Southampton move

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:57
Fraser Forster is on the verge of joining Southampton after they agreed a fee of £10m with Scottish champions Celtic.

Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Cardiff City

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:47
The Football League season begins with a draw at Ewood Park as Blackburn come from behind to hold Cardiff.

VIDEO: National unity deal for Afghan rivals

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:13
Afghan presidential rivals, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, agree to form a united government. after months of feuding.

Taser used in Swansea tower siege

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:03
Police say they used a Taser in the arrest of an armed man who had taken another man hostage in the penthouse restaurant of the Meridian Tower in Swansea.

Man killed as e-cigarette 'explodes'

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:03
A man has died after a charging e-cigarette exploded and ignited oxygen equipment he may have been using, Merseyside's fire service says.

Costs and considerations of retiring abroad

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:00
The costs and considerations of retiring overseas

How to make cyber scams go pop

Fri, 2014-08-08 13:00
How Batman can help you avoid online scams

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