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VIDEO: Who wants to see MPs get a soaking?

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:02
Tory Peter Bone, Labour's Seema Malhotra, and Lib Dem Tom Brake take the ice bucket challenge on live television.

Iran clerics 'must accept internet'

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:02
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.

Joan Rivers' family remain hopeful

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:02
The daughter of comedian and TV presenter Joan Rivers says they have their "fingers crossed" as she recovers in hospital from a cardiac arrest.

Woman mistreated dozens of animals

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:59
Ann Wynd, 75, is convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to dozens of animals at a farm in Stirlingshire.

Troops return Pakistan TV to air

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:54
Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces remove anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad.

Man denies assaulting MP Galloway

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:48
A 39-year-old man pleads not guilty to the religiously aggravated assault of MP George Galloway in a London street.

Soldier shot as warning being sent

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:41
A Wrexham soldier was fatally shot at an army checkpoint in Afghanistan just as a warning was being radioed to the base's commander, an inquest hears.

Moores defends Cook's one-day role

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:39
England coach Peter Moores says skipper Alastair Cook can be an influential one-day batsman, after criticism of his scoring rate.

VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory?

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:33
Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.

Google 'discourages' old browser use

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:28
Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.

VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:16
A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.

Libya militias 'seize ministries'

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:06
Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed.

Ukraine troops abandon key airport

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:58
Ukrainian troops abandon Luhansk airport after clashes with pro-Russian rebels, ahead of negotiations on the crisis.

VIDEO: Embracing animation in Africa

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:57
There are already animation studios in Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, but only a very limited number of good schools teach art and animation techniques on the African continent.

VIDEO: Wedgwood pottery loss 'hammer blow'

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:47
A public appeal has been launched to try to save the Wedgwood museum pottery collection which is being sold to pay off the firm's pension bill

Trucker jailed for killing cyclists

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:41
A lorry driver who killed two cyclists on a charity ride from Land's End to John O'Groats is jailed for eight and a half years.

Fresh clashes erupt in Syrian Golan

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:39
Fresh fighting between rebels and government forces is being reported in the Syrian Golan Heights, where 44 UN peacekeepers were abducted last week.

Deadline looms for vote registration

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:33
Both independence referendum campaigns have urged people to register to vote if they have not already done so.

VIDEO: Dog rescued after 10 days on a cliff

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:28
A dog was rescued by the RNLI on Sunday after going missing for nearly 10 days in a chance sighting close to Foreland Point, in North Devon.

Hernandez joins Real Madrid on loan

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:23
Manchester United's Mexican striker Javier Hernandez joins Champions League winners Real Madrid on a season-long loan.

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