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US works to free trio in N Korea  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:50:51 GMT
The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help. 
Reunite Ashya with parents - Clegg  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:05:29 GMT
The deputy prime minister calls for the parents of five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King to be freed from custody and reunited with their son. 
Abuse scandal force faces inquiry  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:35:40 GMT
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town. 
Boris Island airport plan 'not dead'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:20:55 GMT
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea. 
Clacton by-election set for October  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:26:50 GMT
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says. 
Day in pictures: 1 September 2014  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:49:04 GMT
News images from around the world: 1 September 
British Wildlife Photography Awards  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:23:58 GMT
Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards 
In pictures: India's coal miners  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:34:57 GMT
Coal miners a work in eastern India 
Day in pictures: 29 August 2014  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:20:50 GMT
News images from around the world: 29 August 
Day in pictures: 28 August 2014  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:13:22 GMT
News images from around the world: 28 August 
New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:17:12 GMT
Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales 
Day in pictures: 27 August 2014  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:24 GMT
News images from around the world: 27 August 
Richard Attenborough career in pictures  Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:36:55 GMT
British actor and director's illustrious career 
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:04:29 GMT
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway 
How much has the ice bucket challenge achieved?  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:31:21 GMT
How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?