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Hostage family receive plea for life 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:18:38 GMT 
    The family of British hostage Alan Henning say they have received an audio file of him pleading for his life.

DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:41:30 GMT 
    Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.

Cameron in UN talks over IS action 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:47:24 GMT 
    David Cameron is holding talks at the UN to see "what more the UK can do" to help international efforts "to tackle the threat we all face" from Islamic State.

In pictures: Landscapes in black and white 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:52:28 GMT 
    On show at Museum of Modern Art in Wales

Week in pictures: 13-19 September 2014 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:19:20 GMT 
    The best news photos from around the world

In pictures: Scottish independence referendum results 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:13:28 GMT 
    Scotland votes "No" to independence

Day in pictures: 22 September 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:41:39 GMT 
    News images from around the world: 22 September

Your pictures: Vintage 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:26:35 GMT 
    Readers' photos on the theme of "vintage"

Day in pictures: 19 September 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:23:08 GMT 
    News images from around the world: 19 September

Day in pictures: 18 September 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:33:26 GMT 
    News images from around the world: 18 September

In pictures: Memory of History 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:48:00 GMT 
    Lewis Bush's pictures link the past with the present

How lasers revealed a lost city in the jungle 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:14:49 GMT 
    How lasers have revealed an ancient city beneath the forest

Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic? 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:54:13 GMT 
    Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

Secret Service struggles behind scenes 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:30:16 GMT 
    White House break-in adds to Secret Service woes

New battle for Ukraine's wounded 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:23:21 GMT 
    Ukraine's wounded forced to fight for artificial limbs
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