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Cruise ship hit by engine room fire 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:28:13 GMT 
    A cruise ship with more than 1,000 people on board was left temporarily without power off the coast of Morocco after a fire in the engine room.


Venezuelans protest over shortages 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:27:13 GMT 
    Thousands of Venezuelans attend an opposition march blaming failed government policies for widespread shortages.


Libya's Ansar confirms chief's death 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:05:34 GMT 
    Libya's Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia confirms its leader Mohammad al-Zahawi has died, after apparently being wounded in October.


US planes targeted by bomb threats 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:36:17 GMT 
    Police search two aircraft at Atlanta's airport after receiving "credible" bomb threats - but later give the all-clear.


Farage hits back at defecting MEP 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:25:43 GMT 
    An MEP who has defected to the Conservatives had "reached the end of the road" with UKIP, party leader Nigel Farage says.


Can Labour pay for university fee cut? 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:33:02 GMT 
    We may be about to learn how much of a constraint Labour's promise to make no unfunded spending promises really is.


Tories 'close to TV debates deal' 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:01:19 GMT 
    The Conservatives are close to agreeing to new plans for pre-election television debates, the party's chairman Grant Shapps says.


£2.9bn child support 'uncollectable' 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:47:46 GMT 
    Billions of pounds owed in child maintenance may never be recovered, government accounts show - though ministers say the debts are not "forgotten".


Week in pictures: 17-23 January 2015 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:51:44 GMT 
    News photos from around the world


Day in pictures: 23 January 2015 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:37:17 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 23 January


Picture power: Tear gas at Kenyan primary school 
  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 02:08:54 GMT 
    Story behind the Kenyan protest photo


Instagram: The 'homeless' chief executive 
  Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:32:55 GMT 
    Cillin Perera's daily photographic project


In Pictures: Snowfall around the UK 
  Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:04:13 GMT 
    Images from around the UK


Day in pictures: 21 January 2015 
  Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:55:54 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 21 January


In pictures: Infrastructure in focus 
  Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:22:11 GMT 
    Winning images from this year's RICS photo competition
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