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'Dozens killed' in Ukraine fighting  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:30:40 GMT
At least 40 people, including soldiers and civilians, are reported to have died in eastern Ukraine as ceasefire talks end without progress. 
DNA tests for babies in Mexico blast  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:08:36 GMT
Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents. 
Egypt leader warns of 'long battle'  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:10:15 GMT
Egypt faces a long and difficult battle with militants, the country's president says, in his first remarks since a deadly attack in the Sinai region. 
Canadian PM seeks wider terror laws  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:52:48 GMT
Encouraging terror attacks against Canada will become a crime under legislation proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. 
Death row Briton appeals for UK help  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:54:28 GMT
A British woman, sentenced to death for drug smuggling in Bali, has written to the UK government asking for legal help or funding for an appeal. 
Pupils 'must know times tables by 11'  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 11:33:26 GMT
All children in England will need to know up to their 12 times table when they leave primary school under plans announced by the education secretary. 
England thumped in tri-series final  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:53:39 GMT
England crumble to a 112-run tri-series final defeat in their last competitive match before the World Cup in Perth. 
Fundraiser to meet mugging victim  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:23:01 GMT
A woman who set up a fund-raising page for a man who was mugged outside his home is to meet the victim later as donations top the £200k mark. 
Week in pictures: 24-30 January 2015  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:21:55 GMT
News photos from around the world 
In pictures: Destruction in Kobane  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:23:34 GMT
Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town 
Day in pictures: 30 January 2015  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:20:45 GMT
Images from around the world: 30 January 
At the pump  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:47:07 GMT
Petrol stations around the world 
In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:04:39 GMT
Pictures from around the country 
Day in pictures: 28 January 2015  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:22:02 GMT
Images from around the world: 28 January 
Shetland celebrates Up Helly Aa  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:37:46 GMT
Shetland's spectacular annual re festival 
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