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Naked photos of celebrities leaked

Mon, 2014-09-01 02:33
Naked pictures of celebrities including Rihanna, Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice are posted online, but some stars claim the photos are fake.

Man held over New Zealand killings

Mon, 2014-09-01 02:29
Police in New Zealand detain a man suspected of shooting two people dead and injuring a third at an unemployment office.

Japan and India hold security talks

Mon, 2014-09-01 01:00
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.

Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?

Mon, 2014-09-01 00:45
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force

VIDEO: 'Emotional journey' WW1 cavalry ride

Mon, 2014-09-01 00:43
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.

India unveils new village toilets

Mon, 2014-09-01 00:07
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.

Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating

Sun, 2014-08-31 23:56
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.

Umunna: Brown's denials hurt Labour

Sun, 2014-08-31 22:39
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says Gordon Brown's refusal to use the word "cuts" in 2010 is still hurting Labour.

End in sight for WW1 War Horse ride

Sun, 2014-08-31 21:58
The War Horse Ride - commemorating the part played by British and French cavalry during World War One - is due to end in the French town of Nery.

VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares

Sun, 2014-08-31 21:44
The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.

China factory growth misses forecasts

Sun, 2014-08-31 21:37
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.

Cuba introduces new customs limits

Sun, 2014-08-31 21:37
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.

Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

Sun, 2014-08-31 21:33
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food

Sun, 2014-08-31 21:06
Living off the food other people throw away

Hi-tech cars are security risk

Sun, 2014-08-31 20:59
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers

Charities urged to open own schools

Sun, 2014-08-31 20:42
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman

Sun, 2014-08-31 20:17
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation

Xenon and argon banned for athletes

Sun, 2014-08-31 19:53
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test for athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a worldwide ban is introduced.

Israel to take over West Bank land

Sun, 2014-08-31 19:45
Israel unveils plans to take 400 hectares of land in the West Bank, triggering criticism from the Palestinians and the US.

Foreign fighters in east Ukraine

Sun, 2014-08-31 19:32
The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight