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EU widens aid to dairy exporters

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:46
The EU announces emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU.

Peake: Actresses can play male roles

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:43
Maxine Peake says she hopes playing Hamlet will make it easier for women to fill male roles because Shakespeare's female roles are "quite problematic".

Hamilton & Rosberg not a team - Webber

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:37
Former F1 driver Mark Webber questions whether Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg can stay at Mercedes together next year.

Pro-independence firms hit back

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:36
An open letter signed by more than 200 business figures says the case for independence “has been made”.

VIDEO: Close shave for Shaun the sheep

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:31
A sheep called Shaun has been shorn for the first time in his life and his fleece has weighed in at a huge 23 kilograms.

Independence - business leaders come out in support

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:24
Business takes up debate over Scottish independence

Rooney named new England captain

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:18
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is named the new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson.

VIDEO: Keaton's comeback at Venice festival

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:06
The 71st Venice Film Festival opened on Wednesday with the world premiere of Birdman starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton.

Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:02
Nigeria confirms its first Ebola death outside Lagos, a Port Harcourt doctor, as the WHO says the total number of cases could eventually pass 20,000.

VIDEO: Bees move into in City Chambers

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:54
More than 120,000 bees take up residence on the roof of Glasgow City Council headquarters as part of a new environmental project.

'Fashionable' smartwatches announced

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:51
South Korean tech firms LG and Samsung have announced more smartwatches, ahead of a widely anticipated entry to the sector from Apple.

VIDEO: Douglas Carswell announcement in full

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:43
Watch the full statement as Tory MP Douglas Carswell defects to the UK Independence Party. He will stand down as MP for Clacton to seek re-election in a by-election.

Iceland examines volcano 'cauldrons'

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:40
Scientists in Iceland say they are examining several depressions, termed 'cauldrons', near Bardarbunga volcano, which could be a sign of an eruption.

Job fears in Barclays office closure

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:37
Fears of job losses are raised following the possible closure of a Barclays city centre office.

England call up uncapped quartet

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:30
Uncapped Calum Chambers, Danny Rose, Fabian Delph and Jack Colback are all named in the England squad.

Caption Challenge: Mr Full Moon

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:26
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

'Rooney the right choice to lead new England era'

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:20
Why Wayne Rooney is the perfect candidate to captain England

Woman killed in Carrickfergus crash

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:19
The woman who died in a car crash in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, was Heather Steele, 53, who was from the area.

Day in pictures: 28 August 2014

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:13
News images from around the world: 28 August

Wright quits Labour but not PCC role

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:07
Shaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party but refuses to quit his South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner role following a damning report into child abuse.
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