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Ukraine hit by military setbacks
Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:48:26 GMT
Ashya parents fight extradition
A couple who took their five-year-old boy from a British hospital refuse to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at Spain's High Court.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:21:05 GMT
'Cloud' concerns after celeb leaks
Experts have raised concerns over the security of "cloud" storage sites following the leak of intimate pictures of celebrities.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:35:06 GMT
PM outlines new anti-terror plans
New powers are needed to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK, David Cameron says.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:18:25 GMT
Iran clerics 'must accept internet'
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:02:46 GMT
Iraq crimes 'on unimaginable scale'
The UN says reports from Iraq "reveal acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale", as the Human Rights Council debates agrees to send a fact-finding mission.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:42:02 GMT
Troops return Pakistan TV to air
Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces remove anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:54:22 GMT
Ferguson police wear body cameras
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are now using body cameras, three weeks after a white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager leading to weeks of violent unrest.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:35:18 GMT
Mexico probes mass fish death in lake
Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:40:48 GMT
Bosnian Serbs held for 1992 killings
Thirteen former Bosnian Serb police and soldiers are detained by police on suspicion of carrying out killings at the start of the Bosnian war in 1992.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:20:19 GMT
Fresh clashes erupt in Syrian Golan
Fresh fighting between rebels and government forces is being reported in the Syrian Golan Heights, where 44 UN peacekeepers were abducted last week.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:39:58 GMT
Lesotho military action ruled out
Southern African leaders reject calls by Lesotho's exiled prime minister for the immediate deployment of troops to his country, an official tells the BBC.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:00:15 GMT
VIDEO: Embracing animation in Africa
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.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:57:20 GMT
VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory?
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.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:33:38 GMT
VIDEO: Wedgwood pottery loss 'hammer blow'
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
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:47:37 GMT
VIDEO: One-minute World News
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:35:29 GMT
VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine
Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.
Date Posted : Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:18:08 GMT
VIDEO: 'Emotional journey' WW1 cavalry ride
A musician from the Household Division tells the BBC about the riding the route taken by a British cavalry unit who held the line against the German advance early in World War One.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:43:48 GMT
VIDEO: Greenhouse gas fear over meat production
Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:41:26 GMT
VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire
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.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:16:32 GMT
Guardians is top US film of 2014
Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:03:35 GMT
VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:17:45 GMT
Euro manufacturing at 13-month low
Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:06:04 GMT
China factory growth misses forecast
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:13:05 GMT
Samsung phones to get Nokia maps
Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:23:00 GMT
VIDEO: 'White space' internet developed
David Grossman reports from the Isle of Wight, on the "white space" which could help remote areas access fast broadband.
Date Posted : Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:18:01 GMT
Bush sets new album chart record
Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.
Date Posted : Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:21:04 GMT
Naked photos of celebrities leaked
Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:50:51 GMT
Xenon and argon banned for athletes
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
Date Posted : Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:53:44 GMT
African food security on the menu
African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:55:35 GMT
Test Ebola drug '100% effective'
The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.
Date Posted : Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:00:16 GMT
Plain packs 'no illegal smoking link'
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.
Date Posted : Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:15:39 GMT
Man Utd agree to sign Falcao on loan
Manchester United agree to sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:14:33 GMT
Tsonga 'less afraid' of Murray
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga goes into his US Open fourth-round match against Andy Murray boosted by the Briton's uncertain form.
Date Posted : Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:15:39 GMT
Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity
George Orwell was a literary mediocrity and his views on the importance of plain writing are plain wrong, argues writer Will Self.
Date Posted : Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:40:17 GMT
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf
A woman's headscarf is a garment which is heavy in symbolism in Islamic countries but recently I decided to take mine off. I am still Muslim - just not so visibly.
Date Posted : Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:36:59 GMT
Kenya targeting 'ghost workers'
Kenya's President Kenyatta launches the biometric registration of civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:44:00 GMT
Official heckled amid HK poll anger
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:24:23 GMT
Nato plans rapid response force
Nato is to approve a rapid response force at a summit in Wales this week to deter any Russian threat to Eastern European members, the alliance's chief says.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:28:51 GMT
Cuba introduces new customs limits
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:37:06 GMT
Libya militias 'seize ministries'
Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:06:17 GMT
Shot TV host was to face grand jury
A British talk show host who was shot dead in the United States was due to appear before a grand jury on the day he was killed, it is revealed.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:57:39 GMT
British Ebola patient 'pretty well'
The parents of the first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa say he is recovering well.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:41:03 GMT
Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:32:33 GMT
Abuse researcher 'faced hostility'
A Home Office researcher who wrote a report on sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham in 2002 tells BBC Panorama she faced 'hostility' from the council.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:00:14 GMT
Trucker jailed for killing cyclists
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.
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:41:33 GMT
Day in pictures: 28 August 2014
News images from around the world: 28 August
Date Posted : Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:13:22 GMT
New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales
Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales
Date Posted : Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:17:12 GMT
Day in pictures: 27 August 2014
News images from around the world: 27 August
Date Posted : Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:24 GMT
Richard Attenborough career in pictures
British actor and director's illustrious career
Date Posted : Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:36:55 GMT
In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers
Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging
Date Posted : Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:37:59 GMT
Day in pictures: 26 August 2014
News images from around the world: 26 August
Date Posted : Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:11:10 GMT
In pictures: Emmy Awards 2014
Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles
Date Posted : Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:28:08 GMT
In pictures: The Maliki years
Career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki
Date Posted : Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:08:59 GMT
How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined
Does the UK still feel a sense of obligation towards Poles?
Date Posted : Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:13:31 GMT
The girl with three biological parents
The girl who has three biological parents
Date Posted : Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:15:16 GMT
Day in pictures: 1 September 2014
The best news photos from around the world in the past 24 hours
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:49:04 GMT
Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:45:08 GMT
Foreign fighters in east Ukraine
The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight
Date Posted : Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:32:34 GMT
VIDEO: Armagayddon: Gay marriage in Ireland
Parody video about gay marriage in Ireland sparks debate
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:54:23 GMT
VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food
Living off the food other people throw away
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:06:15 GMT
How do you break up an 'old lady'?
Bangladesh's ship breakers face economic challenge
Date Posted : Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:02:57 GMT
Hi-tech cars pose security risk
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers
Date Posted : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:59:52 GMT
Hong Kong's battle for hearts and minds
China's decision on Hong Kong's elections raises tensions
Date Posted : Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:28:58 GMT
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