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Barack Obama at the White House
Fri 29 Aug 2014, AT 09:34
The Ukrainian government says its forces are now fighting Russian troops, not Russian-backed separatists
Gold rush on Folkestone beach

Folkestone gold rush: bullion buried on Kent beach

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 12:01

Hundreds flock to Folkestone after German artist's bullion provokes Kent gold rush

Angel di Maria and Louis van Gaal

Man United unveil Di Maria as Van Gaal dampens expectation

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 11:44

Record signing fails to lift the gloom at Old Trafford as manager says there will be no miracles

Ash billows from Iceland's Eyjafjoell volcano in May 2010

Iceland volcano red alert: Will flights be grounded again?

Briefing Fri 29 Aug, AT 11:05

Fears rise that recent fissure eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano could prompt further airspace closures

A hairdryer from a fashion show

EU weighs ban on high-power hairdryers and kettles

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 11:02

Ban on range of household goods would seek to combat climate change, but is it another example of 'nannying' interference?

Syrian refugees

Syrian refugee crisis: over three million forced to flee

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 10:46

The world is failing to respond to 'the greatest humanitarian emergency of our era', says the UN

Diana Beard, GBBO

Diana Beard: I quit Bake Off 'due to illness'

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 10:17

Great British Bake Off contestant Diana Beard says BBC editing 'deliberately misled' viewers

From Rotherham to Eton: democracy lets us all down

Fri 29 Aug, AT 10:09 Robert Chesshyre

The lack of social mobility in Britain and the shock findings in Rotherham have something in common

Man City vs Bayern Munich

Man City get another kick in the teeth in Champions League

First Reaction Fri 29 Aug, AT 09:17

Premier League winners face Bayern, CSKA and Roma as other English teams get lucky

A Malaysian Airlines plane prepares for take-off at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Malaysia Airlines 'recovery plan' to cut routes and jobs

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 09:10

After tragedies of MH370 and MH17, Malaysia Airline is set to announce a radical restructure

Alessio Cerci

Arsenal close in on Cerci and battle Spurs for Welbeck

Transfer Talk Fri 29 Aug, AT 08:41

Gunners looking for a striker and a defender with three days to go as they offload Ignasi to Norwich

THE BUSINESS: Tesco slashes profit forecast

Business Digest Fri 29 Aug, AT 08:10

Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday

Night Moves – reviews of 'riveting' eco-terrorism thriller

Hot Ticket Fri 29 Aug, AT 07:32

Jesse Eisenberg stars in smart, gripping eco thriller with an ending you can debate all night

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive for the premiere of Maleficent at Kensington Palace

Brangelina wedding jokes: Twitter mocks 'breaking' news

First Reaction Thu 28 Aug, AT 15:19

An orange-level breaking news alert heralded Brad and Angelina's wedding. Twitter, as usual, made jokes

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