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Sassoon war diaries published online

Thu, 2014-07-31 17:02
Twenty-three journals belonging to the war poet Siegfried Sassoon, many written in the trenches, are being published online for the first time.

Kenyan unity lessons for Afghan rivals

Thu, 2014-07-31 16:32
Raila Odinga's advice to feuding Afghan rivals

CAR crisis: 'Lame-duck' president?

Thu, 2014-07-31 16:27
CAR's leader faces a tough battle to unite a divided country

Three Britons die in Croatia crash

Thu, 2014-07-31 16:27
Three Britons, including two children, were killed after their car was involved in a crash with a truck in Croatia, local police say.

What is it like being Usain Bolt?

Thu, 2014-07-31 16:05
Adulation, glory, money, weird photocalls, 'selfie' requests and a 'bagman' to get his food - the life of the sprint superstar.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:56
Which Star Wars character was banned from a passport?

America's 'botched' executions

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:52
Which form of execution goes wrong in the US most often?

Is it ever acceptable to wear sunglasses indoors?

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:38
Is it ever acceptable to wear sunglasses indoors?

VIDEO: Last of the scissor makers

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:33
Eric Stones has been making scissors by hand for 58 years.

World War One battlefields 100 years on

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:33
World War One battlefields, 100 years on

Packing them in

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:32
What makes the Edinburgh Fringe so special?

Edinburgh Festival Fringe begins

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:31
Thousands of performers from across the world are in Edinburgh for the start of the world's biggest arts festival.

New school closure rules take effect

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:31
New rules on school closures designed to ensure greater transparency and accurate information come into force across Scotland.

The 'Flying Sikh' who won India's first Commonwealth gold

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:21
How an unknown runner won India's first Commonwealth gold

Appeal over CBBC actor's killing

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:21
Police hunting for a man wanted over the stabbing of a children's TV actor offer a £10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and prosecution.

VIDEO: Are Rudolf Steiner's ideas working?

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:19
Newsnight has learned that complaints were made to the Department for Education about some privately funded Steiner schools.

VIDEO: Indonesia's new rich spend it big

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:19
Wealth and growing inequality in Indonesian capital Jakarta

VIDEO: Immersive cinema: Is this the future?

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:17
Newsnight reports on the growing popularity of immersive entertainment.

VIDEO: Who are the children fleeing to the US border?

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:16
New data from the Pew Research center shows that children 12 and under are coming to the US in droves

Technique turns bodies 'see-through'

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:13
A newly discovered way to make entire bodies transparent could pave the way for a new generation of treatments, scientists say.
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