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Abkhazia leader 'flees protests'

Wed, 2014-05-28 07:30
The president of the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia is said to have fled the capital Sukhumi after opposition protesters seized his office.

Rolf Harris 'disguised dark side'

Wed, 2014-05-28 07:19
TV entertainer Rolf Harris admits he is good at disguising a "dark side" of his character as he gives evidence at his indecent assault trial.

AUDIO: Animals 'have platonic friendships'

Wed, 2014-05-28 07:14
Animals with big brains such as elephants, horses, killer whales and some primates have close platonic friendships, according to the New Scientist.

Your pictures: Flags

Wed, 2014-05-28 07:03
Readers' photos on the theme of "flags"

Stars at memorial for Alan Whicker

Wed, 2014-05-28 07:02
Friends and colleagues of Alan Whicker attend a memorial service to the veteran TV globetrotter who died last year.

How the World Cup eluded brilliant Zico

Wed, 2014-05-28 07:00
In the latest of our World Cup Stories series, Tim Vickery speaks to Zico, the Brazilian who endured frustration on the biggest stage.

Leaders agree to review EU policies

Wed, 2014-05-28 06:55
EU leaders are to begin consultations on ways of changing the union following spectacular gains by far right and Eurosceptic parties.

More Labour women only shortlists

Wed, 2014-05-28 06:51
Labour is to choose two more candidates for Wales for next May's general election using all-women shortlists, in addition to six candidates already selected that way.

India name Gambhir for England tour

Wed, 2014-05-28 06:45
India recall opening batsman Gautam Gambhir for this summer's five-Test tour of England, yet Zaheer Khan misses out.

Egyptians urged to vote on extra day

Wed, 2014-05-28 06:44
Egypt's presidential election enters a third day after the military-backed interim authorities extended voting in an effort to boost turnout.

Sierra Leone Ebola patients removed

Wed, 2014-05-28 06:40
Six people suspected of having the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone have been "aggressively" taken away from a clinic by their relatives, in defiance of medical staff, an official says.

Case against Coulson 'cavalier'

Wed, 2014-05-28 06:33
Andy Coulson's defence tells the phone-hacking trial there are "gaps in the evidence" against the former News of the World editor.

Progress in EU reform talks - No 10

Wed, 2014-05-28 06:31
Downing Street says the UK's argument for major changes to the way the European Union works is "making progress".

Saudi activists sentenced to death

Wed, 2014-05-28 06:07
Two Shia activists have been sentenced to death in a week in Saudi Arabia after being convicted of attacking security forces in the country's east.

Mother criticises German death probe

Wed, 2014-05-28 06:02
The mother of a north London student whose body was found on a motorway in Germany criticises a new investigation launched in Germany.

Obituary: Maya Angelou

Wed, 2014-05-28 05:45
The life and work of the American writer and poet

Korean ferry owner's daughter is held

Wed, 2014-05-28 05:41
The daughter of fugitive Korean businessman Yoo Byung-eun - wanted in connection with April's ferry disaster - has been arrested, officials say.

VIDEO: Oakeshott resignation 'inevitable'

Wed, 2014-05-28 05:34
The former leader of the Liberal Democrats Sir Menzies Campbell has said the resignation of Lord Oakeshott was "inevitable".

China holds Xinjiang mass sentencing

Wed, 2014-05-28 05:27
Fifty-five people are given sentences for terrorism, separatism and murder at a stadium in China's Xinjiang region.

VIDEO: Church to give debt advice

Wed, 2014-05-28 05:26
The Church of England is attempting to give people in debt an alternative to using pay-day lenders by promoting credit unions.
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