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China signs Venezuela oil deal

Mon, 2014-07-21 16:44
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.

S Korea ferry boss death confirmed

Mon, 2014-07-21 16:22
Police in South Korea say a body they found in June is that of the fugitive boss of the operator of a ferry that sank in April killing 300 people.

The Edwardian attempt to merge tennis and cricket

Mon, 2014-07-21 16:15
The bizarre Edwardian attempt to create a new sport

Graduate jobs in the UK 'grow 17%'

Mon, 2014-07-21 16:08
A survey suggests graduate jobs in the UK have recovered but many employers are struggling to fill skilled posts.

Weir named as Master of the Queen's Music

Mon, 2014-07-21 15:59
Composer Judith Weir CBE is to become the first female Master of the Queen's Music.

Point-blank Taser use questioned

Mon, 2014-07-21 15:49
The police watchdog raises "major concerns" over the use of Tasers at point-blank range, saying the technique is "purely a means of pain compliance".

How one man put a tiny island on the map

Mon, 2014-07-21 15:37
How can a remote Pacific island upstage the likes of England and Australia to be the Commonwealth's most successful nation?

The children left behind in hot cars

Mon, 2014-07-21 15:23
Why so many American children die in hot cars

Longannet in 'top 30 EU polluters'

Mon, 2014-07-21 15:19
Scotland's Longannet power station is named as one of the top 30 polluting power plants in the EU.

PPI 'dominates complaints data'

Mon, 2014-07-21 15:11
Up to 5,000 new complaints a week about payment protection insurance (PPI) are making their way to the financial ombudsman, but the numbers are falling.

The 90-year-old sex guru

Mon, 2014-07-21 15:07
The wisecracking 90-year-old whose agony column is a cult hit

VIDEO: Graffiti revitalises Miami neighbourhood

Mon, 2014-07-21 15:01
Miami's Wynwood Arts District invited graffiti artists from around the world to paint the walls. Restaurants, design shops and co-working spaces soon followed.

The EU's nuclear links with Russia

Mon, 2014-07-21 15:01
The EU's dependence on Russian-designed power plants

Prince George pictures mark birthday

Mon, 2014-07-21 14:54
Two new images of Prince George are released as the third in line to the throne celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday.

Can drones tackle wildlife poaching?

Mon, 2014-07-21 14:43
How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching in Africa

Hamilton must accept racing gods - Coulthard

Mon, 2014-07-21 14:20
David Coulthard reflects on the latest twist in the title battle between the Mercedes drivers at the German Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Clashes go on amid Israeli funerals

Mon, 2014-07-21 13:49
Israel's defence minister says that the offensive in Gaza will continue 'as long as necessary to stop the Hamas rocket attacks.

Waiting in the (West) Wing

Mon, 2014-07-21 13:39
Struggling in the shadow of a potential Hillary Clinton campaign

Griffin defiant as he quits BNP job

Mon, 2014-07-21 13:31
Nick Griffin steps down as leader of the BNP after 15 years, saying he has guided his party "through the storm".

PM: Crash Russia's 'defining moment'

Mon, 2014-07-21 13:11
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the Malaysian Airlines crash in east Ukraine is a "defining moment" for Russia as he warns Moscow to stop fuelling the conflict there.
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