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Migrant images put pressure on UK policy

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 21:20
David Cameron's conviction is that it's more effective to tackle the cause of the migrant crisis than the symptom - but images of a toddler washed up on a Turkish beach could add pressure on him to change course.

Is Teesta Setalvad India's most hounded activist?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 20:50
India's best-known activist tells BBC's Soutik Biswas that she has been vilified for running a dogged campaign to hold PM Narendra Modi responsible for the Gujarat riots.

Witnessing Japan's surrender in China

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 20:42
When China's war with Japan ended in 1945, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes' great-uncle was sent to Shanghai to find out what had happened to British citizens trapped there in World War Two.

Eurostar passengers 'left in dark'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:28
Eurostar passengers left stranded overnight in Calais arrive back in London, saying they were left on a dark train with no food for hours.

Motorola announces new smartwatches

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:22
Motorola is to release two second-generation models of its Moto 360 smartwatch, one of which will contain a GPS chip.

Lotus set to race at Italian GP

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:08
Lotus are set to race at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix despite the British-based team facing an uncertain future.

Ex-Rangers chiefs charged over sale

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:49
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte and ex-chief executive Charles Green charged with conspiracy and involvement in serious organised crime.

Why Wales will reach Euros - Hartson

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:43
Former Wales striker John Hartson on what has taken Chris Coleman's team to the brink of qualifying for Euro 2016.

West Brom to hold Berahino talks

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:40
West Bromwich Albion will hold talks with frustrated striker Saido Berahino after Tottenham's failed deadline-day bid to sign him.

VIDEO: Who are Japan's Yakuza? In 60 secs

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:35
Who are Japan's mysterious Yakuza gangsters? BBC News explains, in 60 seconds.

Idris responds to 'too street' comment

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:09
Idris Elba has responded to comments from the latest Bond author, that he is "too street" to play 007.

Clinic leaks patients' HIV status

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:59
A sexual health centre in London mistakenly leaked the details of nearly 800 patients who have attended HIV clinics, bosses admit.

Privacy fears over children's data

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:49
The Information Commissioner is warning about a lack of control over websites gathering and sharing children's personal data

De Gea calm and relaxed - Mata

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:48
Manchester United keeper David De Gea is "focused" on playing after his Real Madrid move collapsed, says team-mate Juan Mata.

Obama has enough support for Iran deal

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:42
US President Barack Obama secures enough support in the US Senate to ensure that the Iran nuclear deal will go into effect.

Brooks to return as Murdoch's UK boss

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:28
Rebekah Brooks will return as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper operations on Monday, News Corp has announced.

Changes to campaign rules for EU vote

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:20
Planned rules for campaigning in the UK's in-out EU referendum are to be changed, the government says, amid concerns from Eurosceptic MPs.

Why Cameron is giving ground on EU vote

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:16
What is the government's thinking behind its latest concessions over the EU referendum?

Crash damages Froome's Vuelta hopes

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 16:57
Briton Chris Froome's hopes of winning the Vuelta a Espana look to be over after he crashes during stage 11.

Have we passed the peak era of globalisation?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 16:33
Newsnight's Duncan Weldon considers what happens to inflation if globalisation itself slows down.
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