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Ashley Madison boss emails examined

Mon, 2015-08-24 07:28
A swathe of emails from the inbox of Ashley Madison's chief executive is being inspected by security experts and journalists.

Ishiguro archive heads to Texas

Mon, 2015-08-24 07:24
The archive of Booker Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro is acquired by the University of Texas in Austin, US.

VIDEO: Ukraine: 'New Russia' is like 'Mordor'

Mon, 2015-08-24 07:23
The Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko speaks at a military parade in Kiev to mark the 24th anniversary of Ukraine's independence from Moscow.

VIDEO: Troubles of a Muslim drag queen

Mon, 2015-08-24 07:20
Muslim Drag Queens, a new Channel 4 documentary, tackles one of the last taboos of the British Asian community.

Steenkamp parents criticise verdict

Mon, 2015-08-24 07:18
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp criticise the verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial for the first time, saying their daughter's killing was deliberate.

VIDEO: Tension on S Korea's Unification Bridge

Mon, 2015-08-24 07:10
The BBC's Steve Evans reports from South Korea's Unification Bridge on anger at what many see as increasing 'provocation' by North Korea's Kim Jong-un.

China share falls: Why it's not 2008

Mon, 2015-08-24 07:04
Why the Chinese share price falls do not mean we are having a repeat of the 2008 crash.

Climbers' bodies found in Ecuador

Mon, 2015-08-24 06:51
Three bodies found near the summit of Ecuador's Chimborazo volcano may be those of French climbers who went missing 20 years ago.

'Bell still has an England future'

Mon, 2015-08-24 06:44
Andrew Strauss says batsman Ian Bell still has the ability to play for England, providing he retains the motivation and drive.

Pokémon championships duo arrested

Mon, 2015-08-24 06:42
Two men due to compete in the event have been arrested at the venue after firearms, ammunition and a hunting knife were found in their car.

Attenborough photos mark anniversary

Mon, 2015-08-24 06:36
The anniversary of Richard Attenborough's death is commemorated with the release of previously unseen family pictures.

Why One Direction NEED a break

Mon, 2015-08-24 06:17
It's being reported that One Direction are taking a year out in 2016 after the release of their fifth album - here's why they need the rest.

Compton stands firm at US box office

Mon, 2015-08-24 05:39
Straight Outta Compton holds on to the top spot at the North American box office and crosses the $100m barrier after making its debut last week.

South Africa rand hits all-time low

Mon, 2015-08-24 05:35
South Africa's currency falls to an all-time low against the US dollar as it suffers the effects of a slowdown in China's economy.

Asylum centre clashes alarm Germany

Mon, 2015-08-24 05:22
German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel visits an asylum seekers' shelter where dozens of police were hurt in clashes with right-wing demonstrators.

Did big personalities worsen the financial crash?

Mon, 2015-08-24 05:13
Did big personalities cause the financial crash?

VIDEO: France honours train attack heroes

Mon, 2015-08-24 05:12
Three Americans and a Briton who foiled a suspected terror attack on a train receive France's top honour from President Francois Hollande.

VIDEO: Hungary station 'like a refugee camp'

Mon, 2015-08-24 05:09
More than 120,000 migrants have travelled through Budapest so far this year - triple the numbers seen last year - with Keleti station now home to thousands of migrants.

Shoreham crash toll 'could reach 20'

Mon, 2015-08-24 04:55
The death toll of the Shoreham air crash could rise to 20, police say.

HK photographer held for body amour

Mon, 2015-08-24 04:53
A Hong Kong journalist is detained in Bangkok for carrying body armour and a helmet, which he used while reporting on the recent bomb blast.