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VIDEO: Last British troops leave Helmand

Mon, 2014-10-27 03:43
The last British troops have left Helmand province in Afghanistan, a day after the end of UK combat operations was announced.

'Tree of the Year' shortlist issued

Mon, 2014-10-27 03:29
The 10 trees to make the final of England's "Tree of the Year" competition are announced.

VIDEO: Tearful tribute to SA footballer

Mon, 2014-10-27 02:48
South Africa's football coach Ephraim Mashaba has paid tribute to captain Senzo Meyiwa, who died after being shot by intruders.

VIDEO: Mike Leigh on his film Mr Turner

Mon, 2014-10-27 02:44
The idea for film director Mike Leigh's new film first came to him more than a decade ago, and judging by the initial reaction it was worth the wait.

Russia in grim go-it-alone mood

Mon, 2014-10-27 02:29
Kremlin in defiant mood as Western sanctions bite

Death penalty call for ferry captain

Mon, 2014-10-27 01:40
South Korean prosecutors seek the death penalty for the captain of the Sewol ferry, which sank in April killing more than 300 people.

VIDEO: European banks fail 'stress test'

Mon, 2014-10-27 01:27
Twenty-four European banks have failed "stress tests" of their finances, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has announced.

Eurozone solves yesterday's problem

Mon, 2014-10-27 00:54
How the eurozone is solving yesterday's problems

VIDEO: Singapore's aquatic robot challenge

Mon, 2014-10-27 00:14
Engineering students from around the world compete in Singapore to create an unmanned boat.

Llambias likely to fill Rangers role

Sun, 2014-10-26 23:39
BBC Sport understands Derek Llambias is likely to become the new chief executive of Scottish Championship side Rangers.

The end of the 'long war'

Sun, 2014-10-26 21:51
Monday's newspapers reflect on the official ending of British combat operations in Afghanistan, and they count the human cost of the conflict.

'HS3' backed for north of England

Sun, 2014-10-26 21:50
Plans for a high-speed rail link in the north of England dubbed "HS3" move a step closer after a report on how to maximise the benefits of HS2.

Cyclone Nilofar approaches Gujarat

Sun, 2014-10-26 21:33
Authorities in India alert fishermen going out into the sea as a powerful cyclone is heading for the western coast.

VIDEO: Kim on mixed race relationship abuse

Sun, 2014-10-26 21:13
Kim Kardashian tells Newsbeat she gets regular abuse for being in a mixed race marriage with Kanye West.

Poroshenko seeks coalition talks

Sun, 2014-10-26 21:11
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to start coalition talks after exit polls showed his bloc emerge strongest in parliamentary polls.

Safety review after surfing deaths

Sun, 2014-10-26 20:58
Lifeguard cover at a beach in Cornwall is to be reviewed after two men and a woman got into difficulty in the sea and later died.

Afghan sacrifice 'never forgotten'

Sun, 2014-10-26 20:43
The British troops who died in Afghanistan will never be forgotten, the prime minister has said after the UK's 13-year-long military campaign ended.

Storms batter southern Australia

Sun, 2014-10-26 20:12
Melbourne and Adelaide are recovering from severe electrical storms that swept across southern Australia overnight.

Brazil re-elects Dilma Rousseff

Sun, 2014-10-26 19:46
President Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected for a second term, after securing more than 51% of votes in a closely-fought election.

US Ebola nurse 'plans legal action'

Sun, 2014-10-26 18:59
A US nurse held in quarantine in New York after treating Ebola patients in West Africa says she will challenge her confinement in court.