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New Afghan leader reopens bank case

BBC News Feed - 26 min 49 sec ago
Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.

VIDEO: Fry tells 'ugly truth' in new book

BBC News Feed - 36 min 54 sec ago
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.

Remains found in Disappeared search

BBC News Feed - 40 min 35 sec ago
Human remains have been found in a County Meath bog by a team searching for an IRA victim missing for almost 40 years.

Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'

BBC News Feed - 40 min 53 sec ago
Children have come into contact with the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola on US soil and are being monitored, the Texas governor says.

Students vow to step up HK protests

BBC News Feed - 44 min 34 sec ago
Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.

Ex-Tory donor to give £1m to UKIP

BBC News Feed - 47 min 51 sec ago
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks is donating £1m to UKIP after joining the party.

Hillsborough fans' role questioned

BBC News Feed - 55 min 55 sec ago
A senior police officer insists a "substantial minority" of Liverpool supporters had a "responsibility" for what happened at Hillsborough in 1989.

VIDEO: 'Mr Nobody' ups UKIP offer to £1m

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 5 min ago
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks has announced that he will donate £1m to UKIP.

UK's Lord Hill puts EU before City

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 6 min ago
The EU Commissioner-designate for financial services, Britain's Lord Hill, tells MEPs he will act for the whole EU, not for the City of London.

Iran filmmakers back nuclear deal

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 14 min ago
Six prominent Iranian filmmakers launch a campaign urging world powers to agree a permanent solution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.

Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 17 min ago
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.

PM: referendum 'was nerve-wracking'

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 17 min ago
The prime minister admits the week leading up to the referendum on Scottish independence was the most nerve-wracking of his life.

Rallies plan over parades dispute

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 18 min ago
Orangemen and unionists are considering staging rallies over the north Belfast parades dispute, the BBC has learned.

VIDEO: Hunt for US Ebola victim contacts

BBC Health - 1 hour 20 min ago
The United States has confirmed the first case of a patient developing the Ebola virus on US soil.

Ex-ministers attack M4 relief road

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 26 min ago
Two former environment ministers criticise Welsh government plans for an M4 relief road south of Newport.

'Pardew can handle Magpies pressure'

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 27 min ago
Alan Pardew can handle the pressure at Newcastle despite calls for him to leave the club, say two former team-mates.

Sainsbury results spark shares fall

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 29 min ago
Sainsbury's shares close down 7% as supermarket price wars prompt its third consecutive quarterly sales fall.

Sites vie for European Mars landing

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 33 min ago
The European Space Agency produces a list of four possible locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.

Begg freed after charges dropped

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 36 min ago
Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is freed from prison after prosecutors drop seven terror charges saying "new material" had emerged.

UK's Lord Hill meets his EU critics

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 46 min ago
Lord Hill tells EU why he's the man to oversee banks
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