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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


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


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


In pictures: Scotland decides 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:50:13 GMT 
    Images from the Scottish independence referendum


Your Pictures: Photos from Wales 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:26:47 GMT 
    A selection of your photos from around Wales


Day in pictures: 17 September 
  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:11:07 GMT 
    News images from around the world: 17 September


My family and other ibex 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:20:10 GMT 
    Why you're less likely to see an Alpine ibex than your parents were


The father of 26 preaching birth control 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:19:25 GMT 
    The man with 26 children who's preaching birth control


Sarkozy comeback ahead of 2017 poll 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:23:02 GMT 
    Sarkozy II: Urgency, passion, devotion - plus self-awareness?


The Alex Salmond story 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:29:10 GMT 
    The life and times of Scotland's independence leader


The Freudian phrases you use without realising it 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:36:35 GMT 
    The Freudian phrases you use without realising it


Day in pictures: 19 September 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:23:08 GMT 
    A selection of striking news images from around the world


How real is The Riot Club? 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:40:28 GMT 
    How real is the Riot Club?
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