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Argentina general strike 'success'

3 hours 3 min ago
Labour groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner stage a second general strike this year and claim success.

Ford 'threatened' fellow school coach

3 hours 43 min ago
As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.

Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

4 hours 9 min ago
US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.

Quiz of the week's news

4 hours 40 min ago
What unusual offence got a Frenchman thrown off a plane?

The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814

4 hours 42 min ago
The odd objects looted by the British from Washington in 1814

Has the humble password had its day?

4 hours 48 min ago
What new techs can reliably establish our identities?

Plain packs 'no effect on smokers'

5 hours 1 min ago
A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes.

How Ivory Coast is trying to halt Ebola

5 hours 8 min ago
The Ebola journey no-one in Ivory Coast wants to take

VIDEO: California's new gold rush

5 hours 15 min ago
Recession drives new wave of prospectors into the wild

The millionaires who rescue people at sea

5 hours 26 min ago
The millionaires who rescue people at sea

PM's UKIP blow and Brangelina joy - papers

5 hours 38 min ago
The defection of Conservative MP Douglas Carswell to UKIP dominates front pages, which also report the wedding of Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie.

IS militants 'behead Kurdish man'

5 hours 50 min ago
The Islamic State group releases a video appearing to show militants killing a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting it in northern Iraq.

Landlord data 'will empower tenants'

5 hours 58 min ago
Council and housing association tenants are to be given more information about how well their landlord is performing.

Brazil Amazon loggers arrested

6 hours 1 min ago
Brazilian police arrest eight members of a criminal organisation they believe was the "biggest destroyer" of the Amazon rainforest, committing crimes worth millions of dollars.

Ebola Africa travel bans to be axed

6 hours 12 min ago
West African health ministers meeting in Ghana follow WHO advice and lift travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Millionaires search Med for migrants

6 hours 14 min ago
A philanthropist couple have launched what they say is the world's first privately funded boat to help migrants in trouble at sea.

VIDEO: Model-making summer school

6 hours 14 min ago
The retired professor who turned village children into engineers

Concern over Thatcher's commitment

6 hours 16 min ago
Previously confidential files reveal concerns by the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) to Margaret Thatcher's commitment to the Anglo Irish Agreement, two weeks before it was signed.

New hospital food rules introduced

6 hours 16 min ago
Hospitals in England will be expected to provide a higher standard of food under new rules being introduced by the government.

VIDEO: Bake Off's Iain: I don't hold a grudge

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:50
Great British Bake Off loser Iain Watters tells BBC Newsnight he doesn't hold a grudge against fellow contestant Diana Beard, even though she played a part in his elimination.

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