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Brown vows to 'lock in' Scots powers 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:13:39 GMT 
    Gordon Brown says his promise of further powers for Scotland will be delivered to the timetable set out ahead of the independence referendum.

Turkish hostages in Iraq released 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:05:28 GMT 
    Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June are freed and brought back to Turkey.

Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:54:26 GMT 
    Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.

Ukraine deal with eastern rebels 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:50:41 GMT 
    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk.

French farmers torch tax office 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:49:30 GMT 
    Angry French vegetable farmers protesting against falling living standards burn down tax and insurance offices in a Brittany town.

NZ governing party wins elections 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:56:25 GMT 
    New Zealand's governing National Party, led by Prime Minister John Key, wins an emphatic election victory, near-complete results show.

Russian jets intercepted off Alaska 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:40:33 GMT 
    Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm.

Tipsy Australian 'repels' crocodile 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:08:55 GMT 
    An Australian hunter says he fought off a crocodile by poking the reptile in the eye, admitting he was tipsy during the attack.

Imams in hostage video appeal to IS 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:48:34 GMT 
    Two high-profile imams in the UK make a direct appeal to Islamic State militants to free Alan Henning, a UK hostage threatened with death.

Intruder sparks White House alert 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:28:29 GMT 
    Secret Service agents briefly evacuate part of the White House after an intruder was spotted running through the grounds.

UK couple missing after hurricane 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:10:08 GMT 
    A British couple are reported missing off the Mexican coast after Hurricane Odile hit the country last weekend.

PM wants Home Rule leader honoured 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:59:41 GMT 
    The Irish prime minister has given his support to calls for a new memorial to honour of the leader of the Irish Home Rule movement, John Redmond.

VIDEO: Apple fans queue for new iPhone 6 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:30:53 GMT 
    Apple's new gadget the iPhone 6 has gone on sale around the world - but many customers have been queuing for days to get their hands on the new device

VIDEO: River dwellers fear for their future 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:01:05 GMT 
    A government immigration census in Cambodia has members of the ethnic Vietnamese community living on the Tonlé Sap river fearing for their future.

VIDEO: Metal ballet meets Games of Thrones 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:01:02 GMT 
    Brutal Ballet performed a Games of Thrones inspired piece at TitanCon, a science fiction and fantasy convention in Belfast.
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