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Singapore to cane German vandals 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:10:10 GMT 
    Two German nationals are sentenced to caning and nine months in jail in Singapore for vandalism and trespassing.


Ukraine parliament backs bigger army 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:11:34 GMT 
    Ukraine's parliament passes a new law to increase the size of the armed forces to counter the threat from pro-Russian separatists in the east.


Brazil raises rates to six-year high 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:56:03 GMT 
    Brazil's central bank lifts interest rates to a six-year high of 12.75% in an attempt to restrain inflation.


US tries to reassure Gulf over Iran 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:42:37 GMT 
    The US will keep an eye on "destabilising" acts by Iran despite moves towards a nuclear deal, John Kerry says on a visit to Saudi Arabia.


'Wholesale change' urged in Ferguson 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:15:27 GMT 
    US Attorney General Eric Holder calls on police and courts in Ferguson, Missouri, to take immediate action after finding widespread racial bias.


Cameron hits back after coward claims 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:49:39 GMT 
    David Cameron denies claims he is running scared from a head-to-head TV debate with Ed Miliband, as he puts forward proposals for a seven-way debate instead.


Teacher jailed for Syria 'jihad' plan 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:30:32 GMT 
    A chemistry teacher from Manchester who was planning to travel to Syria "to fight jihad" is jailed for six years.


Facebook boast traps Tesco robber 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:23:29 GMT 
    A robber who boasted on Facebook about his plans to raid a supermarket is caught red-handed by police.


Man in court on Becky murder charge 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:14:57 GMT 
    Nathan Matthews, stepbrother of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, appears in court charged with her murder.


In pictures: Cape Town wildfires 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:59:27 GMT 
    Blazes on the outskirts of Cape Town


Day in pictures: 4 March 2015 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:19:05 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 4 March


Your pictures: Adventure 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:07:41 GMT 
    Readers' photographs on the theme of adventure


In pictures: Dealing with addiction 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:01:08 GMT 
    David Stewart's photos of people fighting addiction


Geneva Motor Show: What to look out for 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:17 GMT 
    Models to keep an eye out for at Geneva


Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:51 GMT 
    Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died
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