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UK second quarter growth revised up  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:27:10 GMT
UK economic growth has been revised up to 0.9% for the second quarter of the year by the Office for National Statistics. 
Day in pictures: 29 September  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:35:08 GMT
News images from around the world: 29 September 
In pictures: People of India  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:42:55 GMT
Exhibition featuring work by three generations of photographers 
In pictures: Hong Kong stand-off  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:18:09 GMT
Pro-democracy protesters remain on the streets in Hong Kong 
Week in pictures: 20-26 September 2014  Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:15:50 GMT
The best news photos from around the world 
Day in pictures: 26 September  Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:23:38 GMT
News images from around the world: 26 September 
Echoes of the Black Country  Fri, 26 Sep 2014 01:56:32 GMT
Industrial landscapes of the Midlands 
In pictures: Mali’s motorbiking eye surgeons  Wed, 24 Sep 2014 23:17:09 GMT
Eye surgeons battle preventable blindness in Mali 
Your pictures: Lighting  Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:58:17 GMT
Readers' photos on the theme of "lighting" 
Why 'boots on the ground'?  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:01:03 GMT
Where does this overused phrase come from? 
Almaz's story  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:03:29 GMT
Abused and unpaid - the story of an African servant in Saudi Arabia 
Islamic State 'adapting to air strikes'  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:22:15 GMT
IS militants seem to be changing tactics after air strikes 
Day in pictures: 30 September  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:54:07 GMT
Striking images from around the world in the past 24 hours 
In pictures: The lure of gold  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:42:29 GMT
Photos of men and women who risk their lives to get rich in Guinea 
Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:10:43 GMT
Sewer sensors to sniff out home-made bombs