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article 23 November 2014 UK, Iraq
British 'mercenaries' fighting Islamic State - who are they?
British 'mercenaries' fighting Islamic State - who are they?

Former British soldiers are reportedly in northern Syria battling the Islamic State group alongside Kurdish fighters - but who are they? And what happens when they come back?

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video 23 November 2014 UK

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Sawhney: England 'not being swamped by immigrants' - video

Musician Nitin Sawhney, born in Rochester where Ukip recently won their second by-election, tells Jackie Long England is not being "swamped" and that there is a "net benefit" to immigration.

video 23 November 2014 UK

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Theresa May: immigration target 'unlikely to be met' - video

The home secretary admits the government is unlikely to meet its pledge to cut net migration to the "tens of thousands" by the general election.

article 23 November 2014 World, Mexico
Mexico protests
Guillermo Galdos by From cartels to police: violence is endemic in Mexico

Throughout the last decade Guillermo Galdos has covered all sides of Mexico's drug war. From cartel bosses to desperate families looking for their loved ones.

article 23 November 2014 World, Iran
British-Iranian woman freed after Iran volleyball jailing
British-Iranian woman freed after Iran volleyball jailing

Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was imprisoned for a year for trying to gain access to a volleyball match in Tehran, is freed on bail.

video 23 November 2014 UK

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Thornberry 'unfairly attacked' on 'van man' tweet - video

Labour MP Emily Thornberry was "attacked unjustifiably" by party members who "jump on a bandwagon", says Ian McLaughlin, chair of her Islington South & Finsbury constituency party.

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Read more from Geoff White on Technology Why May's greater data powers plan is given a cautious thumbs-up

The home secretary announces new proposals she believes will help police track wrongdoers among the mess of internet traffic.

article 23 November 2014 UK
Charing Cross fire
Charing Cross station evacuated after train fire - video

Dramatic footage emerges of a fire at Charing Cross station, which forced emergency services to evacuate the area.

article 23 November 2014 UK
Emotional abuse
Emotional abuse 'set to become a criminal offence'

Theresa May is expected to unveil plans to make psychological and emotional abuse a criminal offence with a lengthy prison term, according to reports.

article 22 November 2014 World, Sierra Leone
I felt I had to act NHS volunteers leave to fight Ebola
'I felt I had to act' - NHS volunteers leave to fight Ebola

The first group of GPs, nurses and other medical staff leave the UK today to fly to Sierra Leone to help treat people with Ebola. More than 1,000 volunteers from the NHS have stepped forwards so far.

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Read more from John Sparks on the World News blog Escaping China: the perilous journey of the Uighurs

Nearly 300 Uighurs have been found sitting in silence on a mountain in Thailand. Asia correspondent John Sparks investigates and traces the escape route of thousands of Uighurs desperate to flee China

article 22 November 2014 World, Somalia
The Islamist group al-Shabaab claims responsibility for killing 28 non-Muslims on a bus in Kenya. Witnesses said the gunmen spared Muslim passengers but ordered the rest off the bus to their death.
Kenya bus attack: 'non-Muslims singled out and shot'

The Islamist group al-Shabaab claims responsibility for killing 28 non-Muslims on a bus in Kenya. Witnesses said the gunmen spared Muslim passengers but ordered the rest off the bus to their death.

article 22 November 2014 UK
England women's footballers celebrate (Getty Images)
Giant step for women's football as Wembley sells out

A sell-out crowd will watch England women's football team play Germany at Wembley on Sunday. Is it passing fad or do women offer the prospect of a bright and successful future for the national game?

video 21 November 2014 Politics

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Lucy Powell: Thornberry tweet was 'disrespectful' - video

Labour MP Lucy Powell tells Krishnan Guru-Murthy Emily Thornberry's tweet was "rude", and that it was right she resigned. She denied the tweet had become a "distraction" for Ed Miliband's leadership.

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Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Monday at midnight: will we see nuclear peace in our time?

Will a deal on Iran's nuclear programme lead to rapprochement between the US and the Islamic state after 35 years of enmity?

article 21 November 2014 UK
News
What does Wigan 'racism' row mean for black managers?

Its new manager is being investigated over racism claims and its owner faces similar allegations. But does Malky Mackay's appointment at Wigan Athletic hint at a larger problem in football?

post 21 November 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: can Ukip win anywhere now?

If Ukip can win in Rochester, they can win anywhere, according to Nigel Farage. Could the rest of England turn purple next year?

article 21 November 2014 UK
White van man
What does white van man think of Thornberry's tweet?

'White van men' in Labour MP Emily Thornberry's Islington constituency say there is nothing wrong with putting England flags outside your house - and she was right to resign from the shadow cabinet.

video 21 November 2014 UK

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Michael Gove 'chipper' after Rochester loss - video

Michael Gove remains convinced there will be no more defections to Ukip - and once again channels Catherine Tate, saying he's "not bovvered" about losing the Rochester by-election.

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More than 25 people,mostly fishermen, have been shot dead in a remote community in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state.

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Labour’s Dennis Skinner slams Ukip’s new MP Mark Reckless, just after he’s sworn into the House of Commons.

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In case you missed it, former GCHQ boss Sir David Omand had to cut short a Channel 4 News interview last night in order to catch a train.

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"The sides did not rule out the possibility of holding a ministerial meeting of the parties to the talks on Iran’s nuclear programme."

Russian foreign ministry on talks to reach a deal on Iran’s nuclear programme.

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