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Mexico approves oil sector reforms

Thu, 2014-08-07 07:22
Mexico's Congress approves sweeping changes to the country's energy industry which will see private oil contracts awarded for the first time since 1938.

UK interest rates held again at 0.5%

Thu, 2014-08-07 07:16
The Bank of England holds UK interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for another month.

Mediators seek to extend Gaza truce

Thu, 2014-08-07 07:16
Palestinian and Israeli officials continue indirect talks in Cairo on a long-term truce in Gaza as the three-day ceasefire enters its last 24 hours.

Dame Helen to play Queen on Broadway

Thu, 2014-08-07 07:04
West End hit The Audience, starring Dame Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, is to transfer to Broadway next year.

VIDEO: Demonstrations on streets of Kiev

Thu, 2014-08-07 07:04
Demonstrations are taking place in Kiev as attempts are made to clear Independence Square of protesters.

Monkey 'selfie' 'led to lost income'

Thu, 2014-08-07 06:56
A photographer involved in a copyright row with Wikipedia over a monkey "selfie" claims he has lost £10,000 in income over the past two years.

Google to prioritise secure websites

Thu, 2014-08-07 06:52
Google says it will give preference to more secure encrypted web pages in its search rankings from now on.

Five steps to landing on a comet

Thu, 2014-08-07 06:46
Five not so easy steps for the Rosetta team

VIDEO: Airport weapon check 'can be hacked'

Thu, 2014-08-07 06:45
Airport security screening technology is vulnerable to hacking, a security researcher has warned at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas.

Celebrities call for Scots No vote

Thu, 2014-08-07 06:44
Public figures including Sir Mick Jagger and Dame Judi Dench have urged Scotland to say "No" to independence, despite not being able to vote in the referendum.

Russia extends Snowden residency

Thu, 2014-08-07 06:43
Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years, his lawyer says.

AUDIO: Mum: Why I left children in hot car

Thu, 2014-08-07 06:19
A US mother defends her decision to leave her two young children in a 'hot car' whilst she attended a job interview.

Your pictures: Railways

Thu, 2014-08-07 05:52
Readers' photos on the theme of "railways"

Australia contacts Gammy's parents

Thu, 2014-08-07 05:48
Australia's child protection services contact a couple accused of abandoning a surrogate baby, as Thailand separately finds nine babies in a Bangkok flat.

Johnson 'must come clean' - Clegg

Thu, 2014-08-07 05:47
Boris Johnson will have to "come clean" about his political ambitions if he returns to the Commons, says Nick Clegg.

Clegg 'regret' over missing tribute

Thu, 2014-08-07 05:39
Nick Clegg says he regrets not being able to to write a personal message on a World War One anniversary wreath.

VIDEO: Australia commemorates MH17 dead

Thu, 2014-08-07 05:08
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has lead a multi-faith service on a national day of mourning for victims of MH17.

All-Stars beat Bayern in fiery friendly

Thu, 2014-08-07 05:01
The Major League Soccer All-Stars team beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in a friendly marred by some robust challenges.