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Man denies assaulting MP Galloway

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:48
A 39-year-old man pleads not guilty to the religiously aggravated assault of MP George Galloway in a London street.
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VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory?

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:33
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.
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Google 'discourages' old browser use

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:28
Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.
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VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:16
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.
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Libya militias 'seize ministries'

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:06
Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed.
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VIDEO: Embracing animation in Africa

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 22:57
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.
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VIDEO: Wedgwood pottery loss 'hammer blow'

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 22:47
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
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Fresh clashes erupt in Syrian Golan

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 22:39
Fresh fighting between rebels and government forces is being reported in the Syrian Golan Heights, where 44 UN peacekeepers were abducted last week.
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Bosnian Serbs held for 1992 killings

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 22:20
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.
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VIDEO: Armagayddon: Gay marriage in Ireland

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:54
Parody video about gay marriage in Ireland sparks debate
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British Wildlife Photography Awards

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:23
Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards
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Ukraine troops abandon key airport

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:22
Ukrainian troops abandon the airport of Luhansk after clashes with pro-Russian rebels, ahead of negotiations on the crisis.
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Trucker jailed for killing cyclists

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 20:12
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.
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Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:25
Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.
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Samsung phones to get Nokia maps

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:23
Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.
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Antarctic waters 'rising faster'

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:16
Melting ice is fuelling sea-level rise around the coast of Antarctica, a new report finds.
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Gallacher 'should be Ryder Cup pick'

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:02
Former European captain Bernard Gallacher says his nephew Stephen should be named as a Ryder Cup wild card in this month's event.
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Naked photos of celebrities leaked

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 18:50
Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.
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Airport expansion 'critical' for UK

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 18:45
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
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Mexico probes mass fish death in lake

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 18:40
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.
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