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Pegida UK stages first demonstration

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 4:36am
Police are in Newcastle for the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe".

Putin critic Boris Nemtsov shot dead

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 4:28am
Boris Nemtsov, a leading Russian opposition politician and ex-deputy PM, is shot dead in Moscow ahead of a march against the war in Ukraine.

India budget to boost investment

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 4:25am
Indian PM Narendra Modi's government unveils a business-friendly budget aimed at attracting greater investment for the economy.

First-time buyers get 20% discount

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 4:23am
First-time home buyers aged under 40 in England can now register to buy new homes at a discount of up to a fifth off the normal price.

England women win NZ ODI series

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 4:17am
England's women defeated New Zealand by five wickets in the final ODI between the sides, and sealed the series victory.

Funeral held for Bath crash victim

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 4:16am
The funeral is due to take place for one of the victims of a crash involving a 30-tonne tipper truck in Bath that killed four people.

NZ scrape to victory over Australia

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 4:07am
New Zealand survive a late collapse to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling climax to their World Cup Pool A game.

William dressed as samurai warrior

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 4:05am
The Duke of Cambridge dresses as a famous samurai warrior during a visit to the set of a long-running historical drama in Japan.

Nyong'o stolen dress 'recovered'

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 4:02am
A dress "resembling" the $150,000 (£97,000) outfit worn by Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars has been found, Los Angeles police say.

Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 2:55am
The Mexican president hails the capture of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.

UK 'must prepare for Russian threat'

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 2:35am
Russia has become a danger to Britain and the country must be prepared to take steps to defend itself and its allies, the former head of MI6 says.

Spock 'boldly gone' and 'Jihadi John' hunt - papers

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 2:10am
Most papers mark the death of Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock, and report the latest in the hunt for Mohammed Emwazi, or "Jihadi John".

VIDEO: 'Russia always an issue of concern'

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 2:01am
The former chief of MI6 says that Russia has always been an "issue of concern" for the security services.

US avoids homeland security shutdown

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 1:53am
Lawmakers in the US avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department after passing a one-week funding extension two hours before a deadline.

VIDEO: Missing Oscars dress 'found'

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 1:51am
Police in California say they have found a dress which could be the one worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars.

VIDEO: Hungarian village up for rent

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 1:50am
A small Hungarian village has put itself up for tourists to rent, in an attempt to raise money to revitalise it.

Emwazi had anger therapy - teacher

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:50am
A former teacher of the man named as extremist "Jihadi John" says he received anger management therapy at secondary school after getting into fights.

Former Colombian spy chief convicted

BBC - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:42am
The former head of Colombia's secret police, Maria del Pilar Hurtado, has been found guilty of spying on politicians, judges and journalists.

Distinct ME stages found, says study

BBC - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:31pm
Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.

IS using love as a recruitment tool

BBC - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:03pm
IS needs women to build a state, says Razia Iqbal - and it is using social media to lure impressionable recruits.