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IMF close to deal on Ukraine aid

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:05
The International Monetary Fund agrees assistance worth $14-18bn over the next two years, with the package linked to an economic reform programme.
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AUDIO: Pet cat saves diabetic girl 20 times

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:03
A rescue cat has learnt to sense when her diabetic owner's blood sugar levels are too low.
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VIDEO: Welcome to Mars on Earth

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:02
Richard Lancaster gives the BBC a guided tour of Stevenage's own indoor version of the Red Planet, and explains how it is being used to test the ExoMars rover.
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Games developers get cash boost

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:58
The UK's game industry could get a £188m boost as the European Commission approves tax relief measures for developers.
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AK-47 councillor 'will not resign'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:52
A councillor and magistrate says he was "naive" to pose for a Twitter photo with an AK-47 assault rifle while in India, but he will not resign.
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VIDEO: Savile claims 'to be investigated'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:51
Claims Jimmy Savile abused children at 21 children's homes and schools in England must be investigated by local authorities, the government has said.
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Pension fees cap is set for 2015

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:51
Management fees charged by pension providers will be "put in a vice" and capped from April next year, a minister has said.
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Tymoshenko to run for Ukraine leader

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:51
Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko says she plans to once again run for president of Ukraine in May elections.
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UN council backs S Lanka war inquiry

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:47
The UN Human Rights Council supports a resolution which paves the way for an inquiry into abuses during the final phase of Sri Lanka's brutal civil war in 2009.
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VIDEO: Police 'fail domestic abuse victims'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:39
Widespread failure to deal with domestic violence by police in England and Wales means thousands are at risk of serious harm or death, a report says.
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Criticism of domestic abuse handling

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:33
Two of Wales' four police forces are criticised over their handling of domestic abuse cases in a new report.
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India wants Hindu statues returned

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:30
India requests the return of two ancient Hindu statues from galleries in Australia following allegations that they were stolen.
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Caption Challenge: Comic capers

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:26
It's the Caption Challenge.
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SA seal narrow win over Netherlands

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:24
South Africa hold their nerve to seal a six-run victory over the Netherlands in Group One of the World Twenty20.
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Xbox roots out 'bad' online players

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:09
Microsoft sets out details of its reputation system for Xbox Live, with those deemed "bad players" facing punishments.
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VIDEO: House of Commons

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:07
The energy market competition inquiry shows the market is broken, Labour argues.
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Incinerator challenge dismissed

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:56
Campaigners trying to halt construction of a waste incinerator in Cardiff lose their High Court legal challenge.
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VIDEO: 'Two thirds of adults overweight'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:55
Being overweight is increasingly seen as the norm, England's chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies says.
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'Big six' face competition inquiry

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:50
Regulators will investigate whether the "big six" UK energy suppliers are preventing effective competition in the UK energy market.
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Drug dealer loses £198m appeal plea

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:44
Drug dealer Curtis Warren, who was convicted of plotting to import cannabis into Jersey, loses his appeal against a £198m confiscation order.
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