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Global shares nosedive on China woes

Mon, 2015-08-24 04:48
Stock markets in London, Paris and Frankfurt fall sharply as fears of a Chinese economic slowdown continue to haunt investors.

UK 'must be cautious' on Iran relations

Mon, 2015-08-24 04:12
Britain needs to "tread carefully" as it seeks better relations with Iran, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says, ahead of talks with the president.

Hollande honours train heroism

Mon, 2015-08-24 04:11
Three Americans and a Briton who foiled a suspected terror attack on a train receive France's top honour from President Francois Hollande.

VIDEO: Stems: A new music format

Mon, 2015-08-24 03:15
LJ Rich gets to grips with the new stems music format

VIDEO: Can China stop shares diving?

Mon, 2015-08-24 03:13
Chinese shares continue their sharp fall on Monday as concerns over the country's slowing growth and volatile markets sparked panic among traders.

Squeezed between two armies in divided Kashmir

Mon, 2015-08-24 02:57
Families living in constant fear along Kashmir boundary

British IndyCar driver in coma

Mon, 2015-08-24 02:20
Ex-F1 driver Justin Wilson is in a coma in the United States after suffering a head injury during an IndyCar race.

Fire breaks out at Japan steel plant

Mon, 2015-08-24 02:14
A large fire breaks out at a steel plant in Kawasaki, close to Japan's Tokyo Haneda international airport, but there are no reports of injuries.

One Direction to 'take break in 2016'

Mon, 2015-08-24 01:26
The boy band are going to take their first break next year since getting together on The X Factor in 2010.

S Korea firm on border broadcasts

Mon, 2015-08-24 01:09
South Korea says it will not stop propaganda broadcasts into the North until Pyongyang apologises for landmines that injured two soldiers.

Lebanon PM threatens resignation

Mon, 2015-08-24 00:54
A third day of protests is planned in Lebanon where anti-government protesters have clashed with police over the failure to collect rubbish from the streets.

Guatemala head 'will not resign'

Mon, 2015-08-24 00:43
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina says he will not stand down over corruption allegations concerning a bribery scheme.

VIDEO: IS 'destroy ancient Palmyra temple'

Sun, 2015-08-23 23:51
Islamic State militants have destroyed Palmyra's ancient temple of Baalshamin, Syrian officials and activists say.

VIDEO: Beirut rubbish protests escalate

Sun, 2015-08-23 23:49
Armed military vehicles have been deployed in Lebanon as thousands of protesters clash with riot police in the streets of Beirut, injuring dozens.

VIDEO: India’s women-only building sites

Sun, 2015-08-23 23:35
While domestic work in India is overwhelmingly done by women, construction is predominantly a male-dominated trade, but in the southern Indian state of Kerala, there's a scheme trying to change that.

Over-65s drink 'unsafe' alcohol levels

Sun, 2015-08-23 21:33
One in five people over 65 who drink is consuming an "unsafe" level of alcohol, a study finds.

Palmyra in pictures: A Syrian site under threat

Sun, 2015-08-23 20:59
Syrian ruins under threat from IS militants

VIDEO: Investors braced for China losses

Sun, 2015-08-23 20:57
Investors are braced for further losses in China, after its stock markets fell 12 percent last week.

VIDEO: Human impact of Kashmir conflict

Sun, 2015-08-23 20:53
Planned high-level talks between India and Pakistan have been cancelled hours before they were due to start.

Asia shares continue global sell-off

Sun, 2015-08-23 20:53
Asian equities continue to drop on the back of concerns over China's sluggish growth and last week's global sell-off.