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Iran talks enter decisive weekend

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:59am
Talks on Iran's nuclear programme enter their final weekend, but there is no sign yet of a breakthrough as Monday's deadline looms.

Terror police arrest man at Heathrow

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:58am
A 19-year-old man is arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism, police say.

Deadly bus attack in northern Kenya

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:49am
Suspected members of the Somali militant group al-Shabab kill at least 28 people in an attack on a bus in northern Kenya, officials say.

Memorial due for Alan Henning

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:43am
The family of murdered aid worker Alan Henning say they are struggling to understand his death, ahead of a memorial service.

VIDEO: Scrabble players compete in London

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:35am
Some of the best Scrabble players from over 120 countries are in London competing to become World Champion and win a share of the prize money.

VIDEO: Labour calls for NHS investment

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:15am
The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is calling for £1bn of banking scandal fines to be invested in the NHS.

VIDEO: Dizzy world of aerobatic flying

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:09am
Mike Bushell has been to visit one British couple who will be going for gold in a motorsport event taking place 600m above earth - aerobatics

VIDEO: NHS staff set off to help fight Ebola

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:03am
The first group of NHS medical staff are due to travel to Sierra Leone on Saturday to help the fight against the Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: 15 secs: How to block spying

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:56am
Human rights group Amnesty International has released software to stop governments learning secrets from your computer.

Labour 'still party of working people'

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:22am
Ed Miliband insists Labour remains the party of working people, while accepting one of his MPs was disrespectful to them.

Rochester fallout and Claudia's 'relief' - the papers

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:05am
Papers examine what UKIP's win in the Rochester by-election means for Labour and the Conservatives, and preview Claudia Winkleman's return to Strictly Come Dancing.

14 injured in hotel gas explosion

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:00am
At least 14 people are injured in a suspected gas explosion which has led to the evacuation of a central London hotel, ambulance officials say.

VIDEO: Flood fears as US snowfall eases

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:37am
Snowfall in the north-east of the US is subsiding, forecasters say, but there is now a threat of flooding from rain at the weekend as the snow melts.

VIDEO: 100-year-old sees ocean for first time

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:36am
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.

Labour warns over pension charges

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:30am
Labour urges the government to ensure people taking advantage of new pension freedoms next April are not ripped off by financial firms.

US to press Turkey over IS role

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:14am
US Vice-President Joe Biden is to meet Turkey's president, aiming to push for a bigger Turkish role in the fight against Islamic State.

Bahrain holds disputed election

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:07am
Voters are going to the polls in Bahrain's first parliamentary elections since Arab Spring protests in 2011, but many Shias are urging a boycott.

Parliament protest camp prevented

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:07am
Activists from the Occupy London protest group are stopped by police from setting up a camp on Parliament Square.

Poet's lost Oxford years remembered

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:49am
Heavy drinking, a jealous husband and Under Milk Wood

Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson

BBC - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:10am
The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.