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VIDEO: How pedal power charges your phone

Tue, 2014-08-26 13:17
From backpacks which indicate which way you are turning to a USB charger that gets its power from pedalling
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Police probe 'hate speech' claims

Tue, 2014-08-26 13:13
Police say they are investigating complaints relating to a north Belfast festival after claims that an event on Sunday featured "hate speech".
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AUDIO: Pet Shop Boys cameo on The Archers

Tue, 2014-08-26 13:10
Pop duo the Pet Shop Boys have made a cameo appearance on Radio 4's The Archers.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Mexico tries to tame 'Beast' train

Tue, 2014-08-26 13:07
The Mexican government has unveiled new measures to prevent migrants from Central America travelling on the roofs of freight trains heading north towards the US.
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US alarm at air strikes on Libya

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:59
American officials say Egypt and the UAE were behind air strikes in Libya that targeted Islamist militia last week and that the US was not consulted.
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Jailed Dutchman in Peru hunger strike

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:59
Dutch national Joran van der Sloot, who is in jail for murder in Peru, goes on hunger strike after being transferred to a maximum security prison.
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Farage faces Thanet selection vote

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:53
UKIP members in Thanet South will decide later whether Nigel Farage will be their candidate in the general election.
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AUDIO: Wizz Jones: Unsung guitar hero

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:15
Evan Davis hears from influential guitarist Wizz Jones and fan Pete Paphides.
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Savings up as new rules take effect

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:14
High Street banks have reported a rise in savings deposits in July following the launch of New Individual Savings Account rules.
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Police stop-and-search code launched

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:11
Police forces in England and Wales agree to adopt a government code of conduct on the use of their powers to stop and search members of the public.
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VIDEO: Clegg dons traditional dress in India

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:02
Nick Clegg wore traditional India clothing while on a visit to a Sikh temple and community kitchen in Delhi.
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VIDEO: Sheep found with 20kg woolly coat

Tue, 2014-08-26 11:41
Two farmers in Tasmania have found a sheep they believe has been wandering wild and for six years and never been shorn.
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Expansion plans announced for yard

Tue, 2014-08-26 11:32
The prospective new owner of the Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow explains some of his plans for the troubled business.
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Mumbai attack Jewish centre reopens

Tue, 2014-08-26 11:26
A Jewish centre in the Indian city of Mumbai reopens, nearly six years after it was stormed by gunmen who attacked the city.
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Tepco in Fukushima suicide ruling

Tue, 2014-08-26 11:17
A court orders the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay damages to the family of an evacuee who killed herself.
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Ebola doctor goes back to work

Tue, 2014-08-26 10:58
A Cardiff doctor who was isolated for three weeks after treating patients with the Ebola virus in Africa returns to work.
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VIDEO: Aurora Australis filmed from space

Tue, 2014-08-26 10:32
The European Space Agency releases time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, or southern lights, filmed from the International Space Station.
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In pictures: Emmy Awards 2014

Tue, 2014-08-26 10:28
Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles
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Balotelli is on last chance - Rodgers

Tue, 2014-08-26 10:24
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits £16m striker Mario Balotelli is on his "last chance" after signing from AC Milan.
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VIDEO: Ebola doctor's traumatic experiences

Tue, 2014-08-26 10:19
A doctor from Cardiff talks of her "traumatic" experiences helping Ebola victims in the west African state of Liberia.
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