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Germany backs female directors quota 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:10:55 GMT 
    Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.


Colombia rebels release two soldiers 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:47:42 GMT 
    Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks.


Eight hostages freed in Yemen raid 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:44:48 GMT 
    Yemeni troops take part in a raid to rescue a group of eight hostages being held by al-Qaeda, but there are conflicting reports of US involvement


Family 'crushed' by Ferguson ruling 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:07:16 GMT 
    The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot dead by a policeman, say they are "crushed" by the decision not to charge Darren Wilson.


Concerns over terror exclusion plans 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:27:34 GMT 
    The UK's reviewer of terrorism laws raises concerns about plans to exclude people from the UK if they go abroad to fight with extremist groups, as a new counter-terror bill is published


Meters overcharge 1.5m gas customers 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:32:05 GMT 
    About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.


'Radical' Scottish land reform plan 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:21:46 GMT 
    Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces plans to take action against landowners who pose a "barrier" to development.


Burglars admit attacking lecturer 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:22:33 GMT 
    Four men admit a burglary during which a university lecturer was savagely beaten at his south London home.


Your pictures: Insects 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:12:17 GMT 
    Readers' photos on the theme of "insects"


In pictures: Ferguson riots aftermath 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:28:14 GMT 
    Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson


Day in pictures: 25 November 2014 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:34:05 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 25 November


In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:45:45 GMT 
    Night of unrest follows a jury's decision


The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:15:29 GMT 
    The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas


Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014 
  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:43:22 GMT 
    The best news photos from around the world


Day in pictures: 24 November 2014 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:49:11 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 24 November
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