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Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 08:20
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Tories defeated in benefit bill vote

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 08:04
Lib Dem MPs join forces with Labour to ensure plans to relax controversial housing benefit cuts pass their first Commons hurdle.

Iran 'misses' nuclear probe deadline

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 08:04
The global nuclear watchdog says in a confidential report that Iran has missed a deadline to answer questions about its nuclear programme.

Man in court over Edinburgh rape

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 08:03
A 21-year-old man appears in court charged with the rape of a woman who was attacked while walking to work in Leith on Saturday morning.

Islamic State: Where key countries stand

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 07:58
Where do key countries stand on the jihadist militant group?

Week in pictures: 30 August - 5 September 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 07:39
Images from around the world over the past week

When historical fiction is more truthful than historical fact

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 07:34
When historical fiction is more truthful than historical fact

Intel chip has tiniest transistors

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 07:33
Intel formally says the tiny transistors on its new family of chips will let powerful, "razor-thin", fanless computers become possible.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 07:33
Sharks kill far more men than women, and more news nuggets

Hawaii volcano lava threatens homes

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 07:30
Hawaii's Big Island has declared a state of emergency as a lava flow from Kilauea volcano is less than a mile (1.6km) from a residential community.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 07:30
The week's big numbers visualised.

Declan Hainey's death 'avoidable'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 07:00
A fatal accident inquiry finds the death of toddler Declan Hainey may have been avoided if care agencies had properly supervised his drug addict mother.

Kenya leader's ICC trial shelved

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 06:38
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court ask for the case against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to be adjourned indefinitely.

Why benefit bill may become law

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 06:19
Lib/Lab alliance on reversing benefit cuts will chill Tory spines

US adds 142,000 jobs in August

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 05:56
The US economy added 142,000 jobs in August, latest figures reveal, less than expected partially as a result of a supermarket strike.

Dissident 'footsoldier' jailed

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 04:47
A 21-year-old man from Londonderry is jailed for five years after pleading guilty to possession of guns and explosives.

Tributes paid to comedian Rivers

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 03:31
Famous faces remember comedian and TV host Joan Rivers, who has died in New York at the age of 81.

Day in pictures: 5 September 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 03:29
News images from around the world: 5 September

Taking your one shot

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 03:02
How athletes deliver during their moment of truth

Afghan election audit completed

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-05 02:30
An audit of votes from Afghanistan's disputed presidential poll has been completed, officials say, but results will not be made public for days.