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Scotland votes 'No' to independence 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:21:07 GMT 
    Scotland votes to stay in the United Kingdom and First Minister Alex Salmond accepts defeat but calls for a pledge of more devolved powers to be honoured.


Australia boosts parliament security 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:44:28 GMT 
    Security is being upgraded at the Australian parliament following "chatter" suggesting extremists could target it for attack, PM Tony Abbott says.


Sierra Leone begins Ebola lockdown 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:03:38 GMT 
    A three-day curfew imposed by Sierra Leone to try to stop the spread of Ebola comes into effect, but critics say it will achieve little.


Obama hails Congress vote on Syria 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:48:52 GMT 
    President Obama says Congress's backing for his $500m plan to aid moderate Syrian rebels shows that the US is united against Islamic State.


Eight dead in Florida house shooting 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:36:07 GMT 
    A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police say.


Video of British hostage released 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:00:17 GMT 
    A new video is released showing a British man, identified as journalist John Cantlie, believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.


Obama praises 'excellent' Poroshenko 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:53:57 GMT 
    President Barack Obama has given his support to the visiting Petro Poroshenko, describing himself as a "strong friend" to Ukraine's leader.


Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:14:29 GMT 
    Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.


Alibaba sets share price at $68 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:52:57 GMT 
    Chinese online giant Alibaba prices its shares $68 ahead of the start of trading on Friday, making it one of the biggest stock market listings ever.


Forest land rights need global focus 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:21:47 GMT 
    Recognising the land rights of local people could provide cost-effective protection for many of the world's tropical forests, a report says.


China tennis star Li Na retires 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:54:45 GMT 
    China's sporting hero Li Na announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32, citing injury problems.


VIDEO: 'Home of golf' accepts women members 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:16:05 GMT 
    The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews has voted to accept women members for the first time in its history.


VIDEO: London hosts Turner and Constable shows 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:02:19 GMT 
    Rivals in life, two of Britain's greatest painters William Turner and John Constable, are the subjects of major exhibitions in London.


VIDEO: TV forecaster breaks endurance record 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:47:47 GMT 
    Eli Kari Gjengedal has broken the world record for continuous weather presenting, with 33 hours on screen.


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  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:53:49 GMT 
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