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article 27 August 2014 UK
Rotherham child abuse: PCC urged to quit over report
News

South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner is facing increasing pressure to resign after a report found 1,400 youngsters suffered sexual exploitation over a 16-year period.

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article 27 August 2014 World, Ukraine
News
'Roadmap' for peace? Ukraine to seek ceasefire after talks

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promises to work on an urgent ceasefire plan with Russia's Vladimir Putin to defuse the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine.

article 26 August 2014 Culture
News
Kate Bush's Before the Dawn show - as revealed online

Kate Bush returns to the stage after 35 years. And for the thousands who didn't manage to get tickets, a gleeful, celebrity-filled audience are taking to Twitter to tease.

video 26 August 2014 World, United States

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US launches surveillance flights over Syria - video

US officials say manned and surveillance flights over Syria will prepare the way for potential air strikes on Islamic State militants, following the brutal murder of James Foley.

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Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Neither dawn nor dignity in Libya

Libya's rival factions are called Dawn and Dignity. But fighting means it has little chance of achieving the new dawn or the life of dignity the 2011 revolution promised.

post 26 August 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Ramsgate, Uxbridge and election menace

Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson both announced the seats they would like to go for in the next election. Both hold menace for David Cameron - one is blatant and the other better concealed.

article 26 August 2014 World
News
Stop claiming e-cigarettes help to quit smoking, says WHO

WHO says e-cigarettes should be banned indoors and that manufacturers should stop claiming they are an aid to quitting smoking. But some ex-smokers tell Channel 4 News they helped.

article 26 August 2014 World, Israel
 Israel and the Hamas accept Egyptian proposals for a long-term ceasefire following seven weeks of war and the loss of more than 2,000 lives (Reuters)
Israel and Hamas agree Gaza ceasefire

Israel and Hamas accept Egyptian proposals for a long-term ceasefire following seven weeks of war and the loss of more than 2,000 lives.

video 26 August 2014 World, Iraq

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James Foley's parents: 'He was a light in the dark' - video

Exclusive: John and Diane Foley, parents of murdered US journalist James, say they had hoped to negotiate his release with his Islamic State captors - but the decision had "already been made".

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Read more from Jackie Long on her blog Why did those there to care for Rotherham's children look away?

The most shocking aspect of today's Rotherham report is the sheer scale: 1,400 children exploited in a decade and a half.

video 26 August 2014 Libya

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Libya's descent: extremists fight for control - video

In 2011 they were all revolutionaries trying to overthrow Gaddafi. Now, says Lindsey Hilsum, Islamists are battling secularists for control in Libya - and the west is ignoring the country's implosion.

article 26 August 2014 UK
Rotherham
'1,400 children' sexually abused in Rotherham

Around 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the South Yorkshire town between 1997 and 2013, according to a report.

article 26 August 2014
News
France's political crisis as Hollande names new team

President Hollande names a new cabinet, excluding Socialist dissidents who were demanding an end to the government's economic austerity policies.

article 26 August 2014 World, Ukraine
News
Ukraine: Poroshenko meets Putin as tensions rise

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko holds talks with his Russia counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at a summit in Minsk, capital of Belarus, as tensions continue to mount in eastern Ukraine.

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Read more from John Sparks on the World News blog Flying Malaysia Airlines: something only 'brave travellers' do

Passengers on Malaysia Airlines flights have been busy posting photos on Twitter of deserted cabins and rows and rows of empty seats.

article 26 August 2014 World, United States
News
by Is US more resistant to radicalisation than UK?

At least 500 Britons are thought to have taken up arms in Syria and Iraq, while only a dozen American-born nationals have been identified as Islamic State fighters. What is behind the difference?

article 26 August 2014 Technology
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PlayStation hackers admit blaming IS was ruse

Hackers who attacked PlayStation gaming servers and grounded a plane have told Channel 4 News that, contrary to media reports, they are not linked to Islamic State jihadists and are based in the US.

video 26 August 2014 World, Brazil

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Brazil prisoners decapitated in Cascavel jail riot - video

Two prisoners are beheaded and another killed during a riot over conditions at a jail in southern Brazil. The revolt began on Sunday when a prison guard was captured during breakfast.

post 26 August 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: a nuke-free Scotland?

The SNP says it wants to rid Scotland of Trident nuclear missiles. Will it be able to keep the promise if Scots vote for independence?

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"We didn’t substantively discuss that, and we, Russia, can’t substantively discuss conditions of a ceasefire, of agreements between Kiev, Donetsk and Luhansk. That’s not our business, it’s up to Ukraine itself."

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Exclusive: the parents of murdered journalist James Foley tell Channel 4 News they are “working on forgiveness”.

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