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  • Chile navy's first openly-gay sailor

    BBC News - Home
    27 Aug 2014 | 5:54 pm
    A sailor in Chile, Mauricio Ruiz, becomes the first serving member of the Chilean armed forces to announce he is gay, and gets full backing of the Chilean Navy.
  • VIDEO: 'White space' internet developed

    BBC News - News front page
    27 Aug 2014 | 4:18 pm
    David Grossman reports from the Isle of Wight, on the "white space" which could help remote areas access fast broadband.
  • VIDEO: Litter bug mountaineers 'must recycle'

    BBC News - World
    27 Aug 2014 | 4:01 pm
    Over the decades tonnes of disposed tents, spent oxygen cylinders and bottles have been left behind on Mount Everest by people trying to scale it. Now authorities are urging them to bring the waste back down with them to recycle it.
  • Eto'o retires from internationals

    BBC News - Africa
    27 Aug 2014 | 2:24 pm
    Cameroon's all-time leading goalscorer Samuel Eto'o announces his retirement from international football.
  • Southern California sees giant waves

    BBC News - US & Canada
    27 Aug 2014 | 4:23 pm
    Waves as high as 20ft (6m) in southern California have damaged waterfront homes, knocked out pier pilings and attracted scores of surfers.
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    BBC News - Home

  • Chile navy's first openly-gay sailor

    27 Aug 2014 | 5:54 pm
    A sailor in Chile, Mauricio Ruiz, becomes the first serving member of the Chilean armed forces to announce he is gay, and gets full backing of the Chilean Navy.
  • Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting

    27 Aug 2014 | 5:45 pm
    Germany demands an explanation from Russia's Vladimir Putin amid reports that Russian troops launched an incursion into south-east Ukraine.
  • 'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent'

    27 Aug 2014 | 5:43 pm
    The UK is "deeply elitist" according to a new analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.
  • Depression in cancer 'overlooked'

    27 Aug 2014 | 5:36 pm
    Three-quarters of cancer patients who are depressed are not getting the psychological therapy they need, researchers say.
  • Qantas reports its biggest loss ever

    27 Aug 2014 | 4:58 pm
    Australia's national flag carrier Qantas reports a net loss of A$2.8bn for the year ending in June - its biggest ever financial loss.
 
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    BBC News - World

  • VIDEO: Litter bug mountaineers 'must recycle'

    27 Aug 2014 | 4:01 pm
    Over the decades tonnes of disposed tents, spent oxygen cylinders and bottles have been left behind on Mount Everest by people trying to scale it. Now authorities are urging them to bring the waste back down with them to recycle it.
  • VIDEO: Afghan election audit restarts

    27 Aug 2014 | 3:35 pm
    An audit of votes from Afghanistan's disputed presidential election restarts, but without observers from the camps of either candidate.
  • VIDEO: US girl shoots gun tutor dead

    27 Aug 2014 | 2:06 pm
    CONTAINS DISTURBING IMAGES: A nine-year-old girl in the US has accidentally killed her shooting instructor while being shown how to use a high-powered automatic weapon.
  • VIDEO: Experts identify 173 MH17 victims

    27 Aug 2014 | 1:27 pm
    Forensics teams from the Netherlands say they have so far positively identified 173 victims of flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine.
  • VIDEO: Freed journalist 'overwhelmed'

    27 Aug 2014 | 8:12 am
    American journalist Peter Theo Curtis, freed after nearly two years in captivity in Syria, makes a statement to the press.
 
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    BBC News - Africa

  • Eto'o retires from internationals

    27 Aug 2014 | 2:24 pm
    Cameroon's all-time leading goalscorer Samuel Eto'o announces his retirement from international football.
  • UN to act on Libya militia leaders

    27 Aug 2014 | 2:13 pm
    The UN Security Council calls for an immediate ceasefire in Libya and sanctions against those involved in the recent surge in violence there.
  • VIDEO: 'Deadliest week' for African migrants

    27 Aug 2014 | 1:49 pm
    The United Nations Refugee Agency says at least 300 people have lost their lives in the last few days attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Africa.
  • Mali wants Algeria qualifier moved

    27 Aug 2014 | 11:16 am
    Mali wants their Africa Cup of Nations tie against Algeria moved to a neutral venue over fears of violence and express interest in hosting 2017.
  • Mali to prosecute migrant parents

    27 Aug 2014 | 11:12 am
    Mali says it intends to prosecute parents who send their underage children to Europe as migrants but needs Europe's co-operation to do so.
 
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    BBC News - Middle East

  • UN to act on Libya militia leaders

    27 Aug 2014 | 2:13 pm
    The UN Security Council calls for an immediate ceasefire in Libya and sanctions against those involved in the recent surge in violence there.
  • Netanyahu declares 'victory' in Gaza

    27 Aug 2014 | 1:29 pm
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the seven-week conflict in Gaza ended in "victory", a day after a ceasefire came into effect.
  • US hostage mother makes video plea

    27 Aug 2014 | 12:45 pm
    The mother of US journalist Steven Sotloff, held hostage by IS militants, pleads with his captors to release him in a video appeal.
  • US 'plans aid drop to Iraqi Turkmen'

    27 Aug 2014 | 12:37 pm
    President Obama is close to authorising aid drops for Shia Turkmen surrounded by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, US sources say.
  • IS accused of Syria mass atrocities

    27 Aug 2014 | 9:54 am
    The UN accuses IS militants of war crimes, and the Syrian government of using chemical agents in eight separate incidents in a new report.
 
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    BBC News - UK

  • 'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent'

    27 Aug 2014 | 5:43 pm
    The UK is "deeply elitist" according to a new analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.
  • Depression in cancer 'overlooked'

    27 Aug 2014 | 5:36 pm
    Three-quarters of cancer patients who are depressed are not getting the psychological therapy they need, researchers say.
  • Red squirrels face leprosy threat

    27 Aug 2014 | 5:03 pm
    Scotland's red squirrels are facing a new threat from a form of leprosy, according to scientists in Edinburgh.
  • PM: UK 'supports million Scots jobs'

    27 Aug 2014 | 4:55 pm
    The prime minister is to tell business leaders that the UK is "an economy of opportunity" which supports one million Scottish jobs.
  • Wright quits Labour but not PCC role

    27 Aug 2014 | 4:48 pm
    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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    BBC News - Business

  • VIDEO: Scottish firms question 'Yes' vote

    27 Aug 2014 | 5:57 am
    Over 130 business leaders have written a letter in the Scotsman newspaper saying the case for Scottish Independence "has not been made".
  • VIDEO: The trouble with France - in 60 secs

    27 Aug 2014 | 2:12 am
    France's newspaper front pages lament the country's 'crisis in the regime' as prime minister Manuel Valls is expected to form a new government.
  • VIDEO: Phones to come with 'kill switch'

    27 Aug 2014 | 1:25 am
    A new law has been passed meaning that smartphones in California will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen.
  • VIDEO: What next for worker pay in Asia?

    26 Aug 2014 | 11:13 pm
    A new survey has shown that while salaries across the Asia Pacific are set to increase by an average of 7% next year, the higher cost of living will probably chew up most of the extra money.
  • VIDEO: Will China's yoghurt craze pay off?

    26 Aug 2014 | 11:03 pm
    With falling milk prices, companies are looking at other ways to make money, and Mengniu Dairy, China's biggest, has recently decided to venture into the yoghurt business.
 
 
 
 
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    BBC Sport - Rugby League

  • Warrington sign Tigers hooker Clark

    27 Aug 2014 | 10:04 am
    Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark will join Warrington Wolves at the end of the season on a four-year contract.
  • Warrington v Huddersfield (Thu)

    27 Aug 2014 | 7:42 am
    Team news as Warrington Wolves host Huddersfield Giants in Thursday's Super League fixture at Halliwell Jones Stadium (20:00 BST).
  • Leeds Rhinos v St Helens (Fri)

    27 Aug 2014 | 7:34 am
    Team news as Challenge Cup winners Leeds host St Helens in Friday's Super League fixture at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (20:00 BST).
  • Widnes v Wigan (Fri)

    27 Aug 2014 | 7:32 am
    Team news as Widnes Vikings host Wigan Warriors in Friday's Super League fixture at Select Security Stadium (20:00 BST).
  • Broncos to sign Fijian Naiqama

    27 Aug 2014 | 4:48 am
    London Broncos agree a deal to sign Fiji international Wes Naiqama from Penrith Panthers on a two-year deal from 2015.
 
 
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