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VIDEO: Ashya King's parents in Madrid court

September 1, 2014 - 9:04am
The parents of Ashya King are expected to appear in a court in Madrid in Spain on Monday morning. The five-year-old was taken from hospital in the UK against medical advice.
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VIDEO: Armagayddon: Gay marriage in Ireland

September 1, 2014 - 8:54am
Parody video about gay marriage in Ireland sparks debate
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Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks

September 1, 2014 - 8:44am
India's PM Narendra Modi and Japan's Shinzo Abe agree at their summit to speed up talks on a nuclear energy pact.
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Russia and China launch gas pipeline

September 1, 2014 - 8:13am
Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.
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Holtby on verge of Hamburg loan

September 1, 2014 - 8:13am
Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby is having a medical at Hamburg as he closes in on a proposed loan move to the German club.
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Chelsea's Van Ginkel joins AC Milan

September 1, 2014 - 7:58am
Chelsea's 21-year-old Netherlands midfielder Marco van Ginkel joins Italian side AC Milan on a season-long loan.
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VIDEO: Turning internet radio into art

September 1, 2014 - 7:38am
LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.
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Richards set to sign for Fiorentina

September 1, 2014 - 7:24am
Manchester City defender Micah Richards - their longest serving player - arrives in Italy to finalise a loan move to Fiorentina.
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VIDEO: HK protesters disrupt vote speech

September 1, 2014 - 6:47am
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech by a Beijing official who was explaining how new voting procedures will be introduced for the city.
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Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS

September 1, 2014 - 6:25am
Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.
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Woodford sells HSBC over fine fears

September 1, 2014 - 6:25am
One of the UK's most high-profile fund managers, Neil Woodford, says he decided to sell his holding in HSBC because he is worried about "fine inflation".
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VIDEO: Police search as NZ gunman kills two

September 1, 2014 - 6:20am
Police in New Zealand are hunting for a man who shot two people dead and injured a third at an unemployment office.
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Gallacher 'should be Ryder Cup pick'

September 1, 2014 - 6:02am
Former European captain Bernard Gallacher says his nephew Stephen should be named as a Ryder Cup wildcard in this month's event.
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VIDEO: India and Japan PMs meet in Tokyo

September 1, 2014 - 5:56am
India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, meets Japan's Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on his first major foreign visit since taking office.
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Naked photos of celebrities leaked

September 1, 2014 - 5:50am
Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.
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Airport expansion 'critical' for UK

September 1, 2014 - 5:45am
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
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Mexico probes mass fish death in lake

September 1, 2014 - 5:40am
Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.
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Euro manufacturing at 13-month low

September 1, 2014 - 5:06am
Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
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Guardians is top US film of 2014

September 1, 2014 - 5:03am
Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.
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Three dead in China school stabbing

September 1, 2014 - 4:54am
At least three children have died and six people were injured in a knife attack on a school in China's central Hubei province, state media report.
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