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Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:39
US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.

University feud raised with minister

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:14
A bitter feud which has rocked the Plymouth University boardroom will be raised with the government, an MP confirms.

No charges in US accidental shooting

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:10
Officials say there will be no charges following an incident in which a nine-year-old girl fatally shot a gun range instructor.

UN seeks climate change 'Malala'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:06
Five hundred people will learn tomorrow if they have won the chance to vent their frustration at world leaders over the global citizens stalemate over climate policy.

VIDEO: 100-year-old tortoise is on the move

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:06
An extremely rare Galapagos tortoise thought to be 100 years old has been given a new home at a zoo in Ohio.

PM's UKIP blow and Brangelina joy - papers

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:02
The defection of Conservative MP Douglas Carswell to UKIP dominates front pages, which also report the wedding of Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie.

Bellis is the buzz of the Big Apple

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 04:46
How has 15-year-old CiCi Bellis captured American hearts and minds with her run at the US Open?

'Dead' Indian activist found alive

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 04:20
An Indian activist thought to have died in a car fire is found alive in Bangalore and accused by police of faking his death over a woman.

Japan's economy signals weakness

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 04:11
Japan's economy shows signs of stagnation and weakness as households spent less and factory output stays flat in July.

VIDEO: Russia's rebel rockers

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:39
Internet phenomenon or propaganda coup?

VIDEO: Brazil dismantles Amazon 'destroyers'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:22
Police in northern Brazil say they are in the process of dismantling one of the country's biggest environmental criminal gangs.

UN peacekeepers held in Golan

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 02:50
Forty-three UN peacekeepers are being held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, amid heavy fighting between rebels and the army.

Argentina general strike 'success'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 02:13
Labour groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner stage a second general strike this year and claim success.

Ford 'threatened' fellow school coach

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 01:33
As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.

Murray breezes into US Open last 32

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 01:30
Andy Murray makes short work of German qualifier Matthias Bachinger as the Briton advances to the US Open third round.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:36
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:35
The odd objects looted by the British from Washington in 1814

VIDEO: Song of a four-storey 'earth harp'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:31
William Close is the inventor of the 'Earth Harp', a musical instrument which makes use of the architecture around it to create its sound.

VIDEO: IS 'kills scores' of Syrian soldiers

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:29
Dozens of Syrian army soldiers appear to have been killed by Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS), activists say.

Files reveal Thatcher NI concerns

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:27
Previously confidential files reveal concerns over Margaret Thatcher's commitment to the Anglo Irish Agreement, two weeks before it was signed.
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