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Brazil pursues Amazon 'destroyers'

Thu, 2014-08-28 01:52
Brazilian police say they have dismantled a criminal organisation they believe was the "biggest destroyer" of the Amazon rainforest, committing crimes worth millions of dollars.
Categories: International News

Cops crew member killed by US police

Thu, 2014-08-28 01:42
A crew member on the US police reality TV show Cops is shot and killed when Nebraska police open fire on a robbery suspect.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Banksy art sale saves Bristol boys' club

Thu, 2014-08-28 00:40
The elusive street artist Banksy has helped save a boys club in his home city of Bristol.
Categories: International News

The last Armenians of Myanmar

Thu, 2014-08-28 00:36
The country that has lost all of its Armenians
Categories: International News

Cancer drugs face NHS price squeeze

Thu, 2014-08-28 00:01
The government might threaten to stop buying some expensive cancer drugs if the companies that make them do not cut their prices, Newsnight learns.
Categories: International News

Cook angry about Swann's criticism

Wed, 2014-08-27 23:55
Alastair Cook calls Graeme Swann a "so-called friend" after the ex-spinner said he should quit as England one-day captain.
Categories: International News

Netanyahu declares 'victory' in Gaza

Wed, 2014-08-27 23:29
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the seven-week conflict in Gaza ended in "victory", a day after a ceasefire came into effect.
Categories: International News

US hostage mother makes video plea

Wed, 2014-08-27 22:45
The mother of US journalist Steven Sotloff, held hostage by IS militants, pleads with his captors to release him in a video appeal.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Festival security allow laughing gas

Wed, 2014-08-27 22:38
Widespread consumption of laughing gas at one of the UK's top dance festivals is exposed by a BBC investigation - as security turn a blind eye.
Categories: International News

Memories 'flipped' from bad to good

Wed, 2014-08-27 22:09
Neuroscientists artificially turn a mouse's fearful memory into a positive one, and vice versa.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Protester interrupts Gordon Brown speech

Wed, 2014-08-27 19:02
A supporter of Scottish independence interrupts a speech by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown in Dundee.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Cheers and tears after Man Utd rout

Wed, 2014-08-27 18:47
Some Manchester United fans have reacted angrily after their 4-0 defeat by League One side Milton Keynes Dons on Tuesday.
Categories: International News

'Mercedes must lay down the law'

Wed, 2014-08-27 18:12
BBC Sport's Allan McNish says Mercedes must now do something after Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's clash in Belgium.
Categories: International News

Day in pictures: 27 August 2014

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:19
News images from around the world: 27 August
Categories: International News

Zara's 'Holocaust uniform' and other clothing errors

Wed, 2014-08-27 16:56
To some people a children's top by Zara looked like concentration camp clothing.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Taps run dry amid California drought

Wed, 2014-08-27 16:14
California has been hit by its worst drought in a century and many say the problem is only going to get worse.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: 'Get taxi or lift' urges ambulance trust

Wed, 2014-08-27 16:11
Patients are to be encouraged to travel to hospital by taxi or get a lift rather than call for an ambulance if they are assessed as low priority.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Eighty years married and still in love

Wed, 2014-08-27 15:12
A couple who met in 1928 are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary today and tell the BBC why they're still in love.
Categories: International News

When we look, we find

Wed, 2014-08-27 14:51
When we look for sexual abuse, we find it
Categories: International News

IS accused of Syria mass atrocities

Wed, 2014-08-27 14:48
The UN accuses IS militants of war crimes, and the Syrian government of using chemical agents in eight separate incidents in a new report.
Categories: International News