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- Ukraine troops abandon key airport
- Ukrainian troops abandon the airport of Luhansk after clashes with pro-Russian rebels, ahead of negotiations on the crisis.
- Ashya parents in extradition hearing
- The parents of a five-year-old British boy who was taken from hospital against medical advice arrive at Spain's High Court for an extradition hearing.
- Mexico probes mass fish death in lake
- Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.
- Troops return Pakistan TV to air
- Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces remove anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad.
- Poland commemorates WW2 invasion
- Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion that sparked World War Two, with a wreath-laying ceremony.
- Official heckled amid HK poll anger
- Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
- Man held over New Zealand killings
- Police in New Zealand detain a man suspected of shooting two people dead and injuring a third at an unemployment office.
- Cameron to set out anti-terror plans
- Negotiations between Conservatives and Lib Dems are continuing ahead of the unveiling of a new plan to tackle the threat of Islamist extremists.
- Seven dead in Paris flats explosion
- A seventh body is recovered after a residential block of flats in Paris was destroyed by an explosion linked to gas and electricity cabling work.
- Lesotho march cancelled after 'coup'
- A demonstration by opponents of Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is called off after he fled, saying the military wanted to oust him.
- Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating
- New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.
- Naked photos of celebrities leaked
- Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.
- VIDEO: 'Emotional journey' WW1 cavalry ride
- A musician from the Household Division tells the BBC about the riding the route taken by a British cavalry unit who held the line against the German advance early in World War One.
- VIDEO: Greenhouse gas fear over meat production
- Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.
- VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine
- Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Saying 'I do' underwater in China
- Why Chinese couples are queuing up to put on waterproof make-up and get their wedding pictures taken underwater.
- VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes safe?
- Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while we unwrap the arguments surrounding them.
- VIDEO: Libya militia take US embassy pool
- Armed militia have taken over the US compound in Tripoli and discovered the embassy pool, a month after American staff left for security reasons.
- VIDEO: China rules out open Hong Kong poll
- China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.
- Guardians is top US film of 2014
- Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.
- VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman
- The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.
- Euro manufacturing at 13-month low
- Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
- China factory growth misses forecast
- China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
- BBC begins push to help kids code
- The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.
- Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum
- Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.
- Bush sets new album chart record
- Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.
- Original Jethro Tull bassist dies
- Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.
- Xenon and argon banned for athletes
- Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
- Antarctic waters 'rising faster'
- Melting ice is fuelling sea-level rise around the coast of Antarctica, a new report finds.
- Test Ebola drug '100% effective'
- The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.
- Plain packs 'no illegal smoking link'
- A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes.
- Man Utd agree to sign Falcao on loan
- Manchester United agree to sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.
- Gallacher 'should be Ryder Cup pick'
- Former European captain Bernard Gallacher says his nephew Stephen should be named as a Ryder Cup wild card in this month's event.
- Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity
- George Orwell was a literary mediocrity and his views on the importance of plain writing are plain wrong, argues writer Will Self.
- Why I stopped wearing the headscarf
- A woman's headscarf is a garment which is heavy in symbolism in Islamic countries but recently I decided to take mine off. I am still Muslim - just not so visibly.
- Kenya targets 'ghost workers'
- Kenya starts biometrically registering all civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.
- Japan and India hold security talks
- Rare earths and a nuclear pact on the agenda as Indian PM Narendra Modi meets Japan's leader, on his first major foreign visit since taking office.
- Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS
- Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.
- Cuba introduces new customs limits
- Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.
- Iraqi forces 'reach besieged Amerli'
- Iraqi forces reach the besieged town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped by jihadists, military officials say.
- US senators urge arms for Ukraine
- Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion".
- Airport expansion 'critical' for UK
- A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
- High-powered hairdryers under threat
- High-powered hairdryers are on a list of household electrical items the EU is considering banning in an attempt to curb energy consumption.
- Firework blast killed technicians
- A man and a woman killed in an explosion in Cumbria on Saturday were fireworks technicians preparing a wedding party display, the fire brigade says.
- Shot TV host was to face grand jury
- A British talk show host who was shot dead in the United States was due to appear before a grand jury on the day he was killed, it is revealed.
- Day in pictures: 28 August 2014
- News images from around the world: 28 August
- New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales
- Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales
- Day in pictures: 27 August 2014
- News images from around the world: 27 August
- Richard Attenborough career in pictures
- British actor and director's illustrious career
- In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers
- Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging
- Day in pictures: 26 August 2014
- News images from around the world: 26 August
- In pictures: Emmy Awards 2014
- Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles
- In pictures: The Maliki years
- Career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki
- How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined
- Does the UK still feel a sense of obligation towards Poles?
- The girl with three biological parents
- The girl who has three biological parents
- Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?
- Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force
- Foreign fighters in east Ukraine
- The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight
- VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food
- Living off the food other people throw away
- Smile please, but hold your breath
- Chinese couples told to smile, but please hold your breath
- How do you break up an 'old lady'?
- Bangladesh's ship breakers face economic challenge
- In pictures: India's coal miners
- Photographer Arindam Mukherjee with the coal miners of eastern India
- Hi-tech cars pose security risk
- Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers
- Hong Kong's battle for hearts and minds
- China's decision on Hong Kong's elections raises tensions
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