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Venezuela 'US reporter' ad dropped 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:56:23 GMT 
    Venezuelan TV withdraws a tourism advert which features an image of a US reporter detained while covering the 2013 elections.

Suu Kyi's gate to be sold at auction 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:08:09 GMT 
    The metal gate of Nobel prize-winning Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi's house is to be auctioned, with a starting price of $200,000.

S Sudan foes agree to end conflict 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 22:25:47 GMT 
    South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar sign a deal, committing to end a conflict that has devastated the country.

Abbott pledge after Queensland rout 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:11:22 GMT 
    Australian PM Tony Abbott vows he will learn the lessons of an election rout in Queensland but insists government is not a "popularity contest".

Crowds flock to leftist Madrid rally 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:42:27 GMT 
    Tens of thousands of people attend a rally in central Madrid by radical leftists Podemos, as they look to build on Syriza's recent victory in Greece.

Chile proposes to end abortion ban 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:01:56 GMT 
    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announces plans to end a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.

Bahrain strips 72 of citizenship 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:30:05 GMT 
    The government of Bahrain revokes the nationalities of 72 citizens for damaging national security, the state BNA news agency has reported.

New Jersey governor begins UK visit 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 04:01:38 GMT 
    New Jersey's Governor and US Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie will start a three-day visit to Britain and is due to meet PM David Cameron.

Pupils 'must know times tables by 11' 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:17:50 GMT 
    All children in England will be expected to know up to their 12 times table when they leave primary school under plans announced by the education secretary.

Man scattering ashes swept into sea 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:22:17 GMT 
    A 51-year-old man is missing after being swept out to sea while scattering his sister's ashes in North Cornwall.

Fundraiser meets mugging victim 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:18:38 GMT 
    A woman who set up a fundraising page for a man who was mugged outside his home meets the victim as donations top £250,000.

Prison 'book ban' rule relaxed 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:07:25 GMT 
    A rule that stopped inmates receiving books in prison is relaxed - with books now allowed via four "approved retailers".

Week in pictures: 24-30 January 2015 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:21:55 GMT 
    News photos from around the world

In pictures: Destruction in Kobane 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:23:34 GMT 
    Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town

Day in pictures: 30 January 2015 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:20:45 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 30 January
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