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Edinburgh Festival Fringe begins 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:31:57 GMT 
    Thousands of performers from across the world are in Edinburgh for the start of the world's biggest arts festival.

Appeal over CBBC actor's killing 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:21:05 GMT 
    Police hunting for a man wanted over the stabbing of a children's TV actor offer a £10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and prosecution.

Exam body to check 'extra help' data 
  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:22:46 GMT 
    The exams regulator Ofqual is to collect information on how many private school students receive extra time in exams, compared with state pupils.

Week in pictures: 19-25 July 2014 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:04:19 GMT 
    News photos from around the world

A community's tales 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:56:05 GMT 
    Sound-portraits of the residents of Carrick-on-Suir

Day in pictures: 25 July 2014 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:50:49 GMT 
    24 hours of news photos: 25 July

'Hidden' photos reveal library build 
  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:44:32 GMT 
    'Hidden' images reveal Cambridge's University Library

Your pictures: Cycling 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:14:53 GMT 
    Readers' photos on the theme of "cycling"

Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:14:09 GMT 
    Concept designs by famous manufacturers on show in US

Taiwan plane crash: In pictures 
  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:50:20 GMT 
    TransAsia Airways plane crashes in Taiwan

Prince George's first year 
  Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:37:31 GMT 
    Prince George's first year

America's 'inexorably' botched executions 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:52:41 GMT 
    America's long history of executions that go wrong

The 'Flying Sikh' who won India's first Commonwealth gold 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:21:49 GMT 
    How an unknown runner won India's first Commonwealth gold

Bling for Indonesia's new mega-rich 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:19:48 GMT 
    Wealth and growing inequality in Indonesian capital Jakarta

World War One battlefields 100 years on 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:33:06 GMT 
    World War One battlefields, 100 years on
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