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Thai police make Bangkok blast arrest 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:10:15 GMT 
    Police in Bangkok say they have arrested a man in connection with a bomb that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago.

Horse trainer Cummings dies at 87 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:37:48 GMT 
    The celebrated racehorse trainer Bart Cummings, who won the Melbourne Cup a record 12 times, dies aged 87.

Europe 'to tighten train security' 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:03:16 GMT 
    European ministers agree to increase ID and baggage controls among other restrictions at railway stations, France's interior minister announces.

French reporters 'blackmailed king' 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:55:48 GMT 
    Two French reporters have been arrested and accused of attempting to blackmail the king of Morocco, lawyers say.

Storm Erika kills 20 in Dominica 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:47:17 GMT 
    Tropical Storm Erika leaves at least 20 dead on the Caribbean island of Dominica, with the devastation setting it back 20 years, its PM says.

Bolt picks up 11th Worlds gold 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:42:20 GMT 
    Usain Bolt wins his 11th World Championship title with gold in the 4x100m relay in Beijing, but Great Britain fail to finish.

Turkish jets attack IS Syria targets 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:57:47 GMT 
    Turkish fighter jets attack Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time as part of the US-led coalition, the Turkish foreign ministry says.

Iraq 'to open Baghdad Green Zone' 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:40:20 GMT 
    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi orders officials to open up to civilians the heavily fortified area of Baghdad known as the Green Zone.

US journalists were 'shot in head' 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:25:18 GMT 
    The two journalists shot dead in Virginia while broadcasting on breakfast television were shot in the head, medical officials say.

US man dies after petty theft arrest 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:39:18 GMT 
    A Virginia man arrested for stealing $5 (£3) worth of snacks dies in jail after being held there for more than three months.

Are these England's most beautiful pubs? 
  Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:16:38 GMT 
    Bar beauty from the inter-war years - now listed

In pictures: Agatha Christie: Unfinished Portrait 
  Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:14:12 GMT 
    Previously unseen and rare photographs of the author

William Ash: The cooler king 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:42:42 GMT 
    The real story of the PoW played by Steve McQueen

Does atheism have to be anti-religious? 
  Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:23:46 GMT 
    Does atheism have to be anti-religious?

Row over Caribbean dolphin parks plan 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:40:25 GMT 
    Turks and Caicos Islands debates marine mammal park
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