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Day in pictures: 22 August 2014

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:22
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours

Man jailed for filming in cinema

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:19
A man has been jailed for 33 months after recording Fast And Furious 6 from the back of a cinema in the West Midlands town of Walsall.

Army takes over Miss Uganda contest

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:59
Forces hope Miss Uganda will boost agriculture.

Officer admits selling model story

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:47
Former Met community support officer admits selling story to the Sun about supermodel facing allegation of assault

Ecclestone to continue in F1 role

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:47
Bernie Ecclestone says he intends to run Formula 1 for as long as he can, despite paying £60m to end a trial for bribery.

Iraqi Christians welcomed in France

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:38
France welcomes about 40 Iraqi Christian refugees flown to Paris from Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan after fleeing Islamist fighters.

HSBC boss in 'capital flight' claim

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:28
Uncertainty over an independent Scotland's currency could lead to "capital flight" from the country, the chairman of HSBC claims.

LMA apologises for Mackay statement

Fri, 2014-08-22 05:53
The League Managers' Association apologises for the wording of its statement defending Malky Mackay over offensive texts.

Senegal closes border over Ebola

Fri, 2014-08-22 05:44
Senegal closes its border with Guinea because of the deadly Ebola outbreak, despite WHO warnings that such measures are counter-productive.

VIDEO: Venezuela to fingerprint shoppers

Fri, 2014-08-22 05:21
President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has announced a mandatory fingerprinting system in supermarkets to combat food shortages and smuggling.

VIDEO: Russia ban bites Polish apple crop

Fri, 2014-08-22 05:11
Russian EU food sanctions hit just before the Polish apple crop harvests leaving farmers with a glut of unsold fruit.

M25 delays after fire damages road

Fri, 2014-08-22 04:58
A section of the M25 in Essex was closed and there were "severe" delays, following a lorry fire which damaged the surface of the carriageway.

Russia pushes ahead with aid convoy

Fri, 2014-08-22 04:53
A Russian aid convoy held up on the Ukrainian border for days is on the move after "intolerable" delays by Ukraine, Russia's foreign ministry says.

Balotelli too late to face Man City

Fri, 2014-08-22 04:47
Mario Balotelli's Liverpool move will not happen in time for the striker to face former club Manchester City on Monday.

Syria death toll 'more than 191,000'

Fri, 2014-08-22 04:38
More than 191,000 people killed in Syria conflict up to April, UN says

Health experts' food poverty warning

Fri, 2014-08-22 04:13
More people are suffering from malnutrition as a result of worsening food poverty, health experts warn.

Rare China death row acquittal

Fri, 2014-08-22 04:08
A man convicted of murdering two children is acquitted by China's highest court, in a rare move.

LSE rights issue to raise almost £1bn

Fri, 2014-08-22 04:03
The London Stock Exchange is raising £938m in a shareholders rights issue to help fund a £1.6bn US acquisition.

Singer accuser seeks case dismissal

Fri, 2014-08-22 03:49
A man who claims he was sexually abused by director Bryan Singer seeks to have his legal action dismissed due to problems securing a legal team.

Co-op Bank reports loss of £75.8m

Fri, 2014-08-22 03:30
The troubled Co-operative Bank cuts its pre-tax losses in the first half of the year, and cuts staff numbers by 13%.