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Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

Sun, 2014-08-31 06:55
Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is poised to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.
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X Factor dominates Saturday night TV

Sun, 2014-08-31 05:45
X Factor returns to ITV with 9.3 million viewers, or 43% of the viewing public.
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PM may block return of UK jihadists

Sun, 2014-08-31 05:29
British-born jihadists in Iraq and Syria could be temporarily banned from returning to the UK under new plans being considered by the government, the BBC understands.
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Man shot in legs in alleyway attack

Sun, 2014-08-31 05:14
A man in his 20s is shot in the legs in an alleyway in west Belfast.
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Bodies found after fireworks blaze

Sun, 2014-08-31 04:22
The bodies of two people are found following a fire in a shed containing fireworks in the Lake District.
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Day three of sea search for boy, 12

Sun, 2014-08-31 03:51
The search for a missing 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea while playing continues for a third day.
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VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes safe?

Sun, 2014-08-31 03:31
Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while we unwrap the arguments surrounding them.
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Missing Ashya King found in Spain

Sun, 2014-08-31 01:57
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was removed from a UK hospital by his parents is found in Spain after his father defends their actions in a video.
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'Praying for death' in Ukraine

Sat, 2014-08-30 23:08
Activist relives humiliation and horror at hands of Ukraine rebels
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Philippine troops in Syria rescued

Sat, 2014-08-30 21:26
Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape, but 44 Fijians are held captive.
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VIDEO: IRA ceasefire: 20 years on

Sat, 2014-08-30 20:48
Two decades ago the Provisional IRA announced a ceasefire that marked the end of a quarter of a century of what it called its "armed struggle".
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How might a currency change affect UK?

Sat, 2014-08-30 20:45
Five ways a Scotland currency change could affect rest of UK
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The priest who brokered peace

Sat, 2014-08-30 20:11
How Fr Alec Reid helped mediate the IRA truce 20 years ago
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Go Figure: The week in numbers

Sat, 2014-08-30 17:29
Earthquakes, padlocks and Kate Bush - the week's news in numbers
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Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

Sat, 2014-08-30 17:09
Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes
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Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:40
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self
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Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:36
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf
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EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:10
The EU gives Russia one week to reduce its military involvement in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".
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The jihadi issue and a Clacton electoral "bloodbath" - the papers

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:10
Many papers discuss the UK's response to the threat posed by returning jihadi fighters, and there is a prediction of a good night for UKIP in the Clacton by-election.
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Pakistan protesters in police clash

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:57
More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.
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