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article 01 September 2014 UK, Spain
Ashya's parents await court ruling in Spain
Ashya's parents

Legal proceedings against the parents of a five-year-old brain cancer patient who took him out of hospital without doctors' consent continues in Spain today.

article 01 September 2014 UK
Parties wrestle over new anti-terrorism powers
David Cameron and UK Border Agency officials

The prime minister is set to announce new measures in the House of Commons to counter the threat from the Islamic State, amid tense negotiations between the two coalition parties.

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post 31 August 2014
Read more from John Sparks on the World News blog Pakistan election crisis - is history repeating itself?

Pakistan seems to lurch from one political crisis to another and perhaps inevitably, it has got another full-blown emergency on its hands.

article 31 August 2014 UK
Abuse scandal is a 'vastly wider issue' than Rotherham
Abuse scandal is a 'vastly wider issue' than Rotherham

She was one of the first to flag up the Rotherham abuse scandal. In her first interview Hilary Willmer, from the child protection group Pace, talks about why their report was suppressed.

article 31 August 2014 UK
Wheelchair tennis: Britain's little-known champion Jordanne Whiley
Jordan Jarrett-Bryan by Wheelchair tennis: Britain's little-known champion

Jordanne Whiley is on the verge of becoming the first British tennis player to hold all four grand slam titles - so why don't we know about her?

article 31 August 2014 World
News
Do you know who these people are?

That's right, Herman Van Rompuy and Donald Tusk. Still a bit unclear? They're the outgoing and new head honchos at the European Union - and you may not be alone in feeling befuddled.

article 31 August 2014 World, Iraq
Islamic State siege of Amerli broken by Iraqi forces
Islamic State siege of Amerli broken by Iraqi forces

Iraqi security forces and Shi'ite militia fighters have broken the siege on the town of Amerli, in the north of Iraq.

article 31 August 2014 UK, Spain
News
Police arrest parents of Ashya King after discovery in Spain

The parents of Ahsya King, the five-year-old with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without doctors' permission, say they were seeking medical treatment for their son in the Czech Republic.

article 30 August 2014 World, Ukraine
Russian troops in Ukraine 'an act of aggression'
Russian troops in Ukraine 'an act of aggression'

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko calls on the EU for an "adequate reaction", saying Russia has thousands of troops and hundreds of tanks in Ukraine.

article 30 August 2014 UK
Anti-nuclear campaigners march on Wales Nato summit
Nato: anti-nuclear campaigners march on Wales summit

Hundreds of demonstrators descend on Newport protesting against Nato's nuclear weapons policy - but not quite the 10,000 predicted.

video 30 August 2014 UK, France

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Arrest warrant issued for parents of missing Ashya - video

The search widens for Ashya King, the five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was taken out of hospital on Thursday. Police say he may be in Marbella.

article 30 August 2014 UK
News
Arrest warrant issued for parents of brain tumour boy

Police think five-year-old Ashya King may have been taken to Spain by his parents, but say they would rather they came forward voluntarily.

video 29 August 2014 Politics

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'£1,000 for a Ukip defector? Not too bad!' - video

Ukip donor Stuart Wheeler admits to having had lunch with eight Tory MPs, one of whom - Douglas Carswell - has just joined Ukip. He tells Matt Frei Mr Carswell was very brave to defect.

video 29 August 2014 World

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UN's Navi Pillay: they called me a lunatic - video

Outgoing United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay tells Jon Snow she was called a lunatic and a monster as she tried to ensure the UN did all it could to save lives around the world.

article 29 August 2014 Iraq
News
Does laptop prove Islamic State wants a dirty bomb?

A laptop with details of how to build a dirty bomb has been found in Syria. One expert tells Channel 4 News that such an attack could be "easier than flying a plane into a tall building".

post 29 August 2014
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei Faced with Russia's Putin, 'no drama Obama' doesn't look good

The US may have become more cynical about the impact of a president. But it still cherishes the aura of the office - which means "no drama Obama" simply won't do.

post 29 August 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: can't we already seize jihadis' passports?

David Cameron has announced new legislation to stop terror suspects travelling abroad. But can't we already confiscate their passports?

article 29 August 2014 World, Malaysia
Malaysia Airlines is cutting its workforce by a third and reducing its route network following the disappearance of one of its flights and the shooting down of another (Reuters)
Can job cuts save disaster- struck Malaysia Airlines?

Malaysia Airlines is cutting its workforce by a third and reducing its route network following the disappearance of one of its flights and the shooting down of another.

video 29 August 2014 UK

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'A deeper threat': Cameron on Islamic State - video

David Cameron says the threat posed by Islamic State terrorists is "a deeper threat than we have faced before", as the UK's terror rating is raised to its highest level in three years.

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Messages circulating on social media warn that all officers from the Metropolitan Police force have been recalled into work, on account of a possible threat in London tomorrow.†

However a spokesperson for the Met Police said: “there is nothing to substantiate those rumours”.†

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Europe has just picked its†new leaders†- is David Cameron about to benefit from a new ally in the halls of power?†

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Israel’s military says it shot down a drone that flew from Syria into Israeli-controlled airspace over the Golan Heights on Sunday.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says it is “impossible” to say when the Ukraine crisis will end, it depends on the will of Ukraine’s leadership, according to state news service Ria Novosti.†

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32 UN peacekeepers from the Philippines have been rescued from Syria’s Golan Heights after being trapped for several days by Islamist militants.

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A further 44 Fijian UN peacekeepers have been trapped in Syria’s Golan Heights since Thursday.

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Clashes along India’s border with Pakistan are “extremely serious and provocative” and not conducive to improving relations between the two neighbours, said India’s Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.

The comments came nearly two weeks after New Delhi called off diplomatic talks, protesting against Pakistan’s meetings with separatists from the disputed region of Kashmir.

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