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Police 'incompetence' over Sir Cliff  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:42:00 GMT
South Yorkshire Police are accused of "sheer incompetence" by MPs in the way they dealt with the BBC over a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home. 
Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:31:54 GMT
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. 
Africa's farmers face failed seasons  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:12:35 GMT
African farmers face 'failed seasons' risk as a result of being overwhelmed by climate change, warns a status report on the continent's agriculture. 
Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork'  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:41:59 GMT
An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art. 
Ebola 'threatens W Africa harvests'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:08:28 GMT
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation. 
Japan tackles dengue fever outbreak  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:47:04 GMT
Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected. 
India humble England to win series  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:45:30 GMT
India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0. 
Gallacher gets Ryder Cup wildcard  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:55:32 GMT
Paul McGinley selects debutant Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his Ryder Cup wildcards. 
The girl with three biological parents  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:15:16 GMT
Alana Saarinen is one of a few people who have DNA from three different people - the UK may soon allow a new process which could make this more common. 
How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:13:31 GMT
The story of how the Polish became one of the UK's biggest ethnic minorities is one of war, exile and economic opportunity. 
Nigeria militants 'seize' major town  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:15:04 GMT
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC. 
UK activist's Thailand trial begins  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:48:38 GMT
A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation. 
Russian sex geckos die in orbit  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:51:57 GMT
Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says. 
'Cartel links' mayors to be charged  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:33:07 GMT
Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel. 
IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:22:47 GMT
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.