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  1. IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

    Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
  2. Boris Island airport plan 'not dead'

    Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.
  3. FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks

    The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.
  4. 'Difficulties' with anti-terror plans

    There are "significant difficulties" with preventing British-born terror suspects from re-entering the country, the reviewer of terror laws says.
  5. Ashya case under review, says CPS

    The parents of Ashya King have had their case put under "immediate review", the Crown Prosecution Service says.
  6. Abuse scandal force faces inquiry

    South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.
  7. Russia 'to alter military doctrine'

    Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
  8. Hospitals seeing more skin cancer

    The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, figures show.
  9. Payday loan hardship cases 'up 42%'

    The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.
  10. British activist in Thailand trial

    A British activist who campaigns for better labour conditions is on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
  11. Free meals served for infant pupils

    Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.
  12. Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63

    Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.
  13. VIDEO: Dog rescued after 10 days on a cliff

    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.
  14. VIDEO: The most future-proof profession?

    BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.
  15. 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.
  16. VIDEO: Andy Murray's dress sense questioned

    Will Ferrell has a playful jibe at Andy Murray's fashion sense during the US Open in New York
  17. 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.
  18. VIDEO: Public plea for Wedgewood collection

    A public appeal is launched to save the Wedgwood Museum pottery collection, which is being sold to pay off the ceramics firm's pension bill.
  19. VIDEO: Solar farm plan for Somerset Levels

    Plans have been unveiled for one of the South West's biggest solar farms on the Somerset Levels.
  20. VIDEO: Do you know what 11x12 is?

    BBC News asks adults to answer some of the questions that could appear on English schools' new curriculum.
  21. UK airstrikes and mass celebrity hack - the papers

    Among the stories fascinating Tuesday's press are whether British forces will engage jihadists in Iraq, and the mass hacking of celebrities' iCloud accounts.
  22. Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork'

    An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.
  23. Water voles end 20-year absence

    Water voles - one of the UK's rarest animals - have re-established a population at an RSPB Scotland reserve in the Highlands.
  24. Falcao caps record summer spending

    Radamel Falcao's loan move to Manchester United was the major deadline day signing as summer spending hits a record £835m.
  25. Transfer deadline day: Done deals

    Track all of the confirmed signings as they happen in England, Scotland and across Europe.
  26. I'm nearly back to my best - Murray

    Andy Murray says he is close to playing his best tennis after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the US Open quarter-finals.
  27. McGinley braced for tough decisions

    European captain Paul McGinley says personal feelings will "go out of the window" when he chooses his Ryder Cup team.
  28. England women thrash S Africa in T20

    Charlotte Edwards stars as England thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the opening game of their three-match Twenty20 series.
  29. Premier League clubs' spending spree

    Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £835m, as the end of the transfer window passes.
  30. VIDEO: Card fraud in Asia 'costs $400m'

    Card fraud in Asia costs banks $400m a year and is rising by up to 25% a year, according to software analytics firm Fico.
  31. Clegg defends UK terror response

    The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
  32. VIDEO: Bercow orders clerk recruitment 'pause'

    John Bercow has announced a "modest pause" in the recruitment of the next clerk of the House of Commons following a row with MPs.
  33. Brain 'can learn to eat healthily'

    The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.
  34. VIDEO: Proton therapy: UK patient access

    Dr Yen-Ching Chang, the lead on Proton Beam Therapy at University College London Hospital, says the UK has comprehensive access to the therapy for patients with the highest needs.
  35. Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

    Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.
  36. Uber banned across Germany by court

    A Frankfurt court tells car pick-up service Uber to stop taking passengers or face a fine because it lacks permits to operate in Germany.
  37. 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.
  38. VIDEO: RSPCA seeks ban on monkeys as pets

    The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.
  39. McDormand picks up Venice award

    Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is honoured with the visionary talent award at the Venice Film Festival.
  40. VIDEO: Turning internet radio into art

    LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.
  41. Go Figure: The week in numbers

    The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.
  42. The Victorian pig singing competition

    Author Jeremy Clay tells the story of a rather porcine talent show.
  43. Stabbing stalker in sentence appeal

    A stalker who subjected a Devon woman to a campaign of intimidation before stabbing her in Exeter, is trying to have his life sentence for attempted murder overturned.
  44. Rapist driver crime details revealed

    Details are revealed of an offence committed by a convicted rapist, who was later employed as a Milton Keynes taxi driver.
  45. Thousands in late rush to vote

    Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.
  46. Brown issues warning over UK debt

    Gordon Brown says an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt.
  47. Man dies in Carryduff house fire

    A 91-year-old man dies in house fire in Carryduff, on the outskirts of Belfast.
  48. Police disciplined over search death

    Eight police officers are disciplined over a failed search for a missing man who was later struck and killed by a train.
  49. Public warned of Nato disruption

    Motorists have been warned to expect increased traffic disruption in south Wales as world leaders begin arriving for the Nato summit in Newport.
  50. Children 'damaged' by legal aid cut

    Children are being damaged by the rising number of estranged couples representing themselves in family court battles, a former judge claims.
  51. US 'targets al-Shabab's leader'

    The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.
  52. Nigeria militants 'suffer losses'

    The Nigerian army claims to have repelled an attack by Islamist militants Boko Haram on the town of Bama in the country's north-east.
  53. Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

    A joint session of parliament begins in Pakistan as PM Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support against protesters calling for his resignation.
  54. Japan tackles dengue fever outbreak

    Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected.
  55. Spain returns Colombian treasure

    Spain returns to Colombia hundreds of indigenous artefacts that were seized from drug gangs in 2003, but later smuggled out of the country.
  56. 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.
  57. Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m

    Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.
  58. 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.
  59. Libya militias 'seize ministries'

    Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed.
  60. 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.
  61. US works to free trio in N Korea

    The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help.
  62. Obama renews minimum wage push

    President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.
  63. Day in pictures: 1 September 2014

    News images from around the world: 1 September
  64. British Wildlife Photography Awards

    Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards
  65. In pictures: India's coal miners

    Coal miners a work in eastern India
  66. Day in pictures: 29 August 2014

    News images from around the world: 29 August
  67. Day in pictures: 28 August 2014

    News images from around the world: 28 August
  68. New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales

    Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales
  69. Day in pictures: 27 August 2014

    News images from around the world: 27 August
  70. Richard Attenborough career in pictures

    British actor and director's illustrious career
  71. VIDEO: House of Commons

    Speaker Bercow announces a "pause" in the recruitment of a new Commons clerk, amid a row.
  72. VIDEO: ‘I smuggled jihadists into Syria’

    The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Turkey's border with Syria where he met a man who helped smuggle foreign fighters cross the border.
  73. VIDEO: 'Bacon butty' for British Ebola nurse

    The parents of the first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa say he is recovering well.
  74. VIDEO: Iraq grannies 'take on IS in Amerli’

    Residents and fighters in Amerli are celebrating the end of a two-month siege and the withdrawal of IS militants from around the town.
  75. VIDEO: UK facing a 'tsunami of skin cancer'

    Hospitals in England have seen a rise in admissions for skin cancer of nearly a third in five years, official figures show.
  76. VIDEO: Can new powers stop UK jihadists?

    David Cameron says tougher measures are needed to prevent people from travelling abroad to fight for extremist groups like Islamic State.
  77. VIDEO: CPS: Ashya King case 'under review'

    A couple who removed their seriously ill son from a hospital in Southampton have had their case put under "immediate review", the Crown Prosecution Service has said.
  78. VIDEO: BBC's Sweeney catches Putin at talks

    As negotiators meet in Minsk to discuss the Ukraine crisis, Russia's President Vladimir Putin says the process of direct negotiations is "the beginning of a very important process".
  79. VIDEO: Rotherham experts 'faced threats'

    An expert who wrote a report into the sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham says she faced "hostility" from the council.
  80. VIDEO: Scotland Decides: 5 live debate

    Victoria Derbyshire presents live from Caird Hall, Dundee with an audience debate ahead of Scotland's Referendum on independence.
  81. Phil McNulty’s transfer window verdict

    Who will be satisfied and who left with regrets after transfer window?
  82. How much has the ice bucket challenge achieved?

    How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?
  83. Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences

    Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system
  84. Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?

    Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?
  85. Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

    Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway
  86. China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute

    China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute
  87. Saving America’s honeybees

    Can President Obama's taskforce save America's bees?
  88. How corals stir up their world

    How corals stir up their world to draw in nutrients
  89. Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

    Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics
  90. The growing threat to our recovery

    The growing threat to our recovery
  91. What about Scotland's pensioners?

    What does the future hold for Scotland's pensioners?
  92. Powers aim to disrupt not prosecute

    Why new terror powers aim to disrupt not prosecute

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