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Film-maker defends India rape film 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:09:09 GMT 
    A British film-maker defends her documentary about the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, hours after Indian authorities launch a slew of legal action.

Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:17:01 GMT 
    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko says she has agreed to end her 83-day hunger strike and follow doctors' advice to eat chicken broth.

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.

Thousands flee battle for Iraqi city 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:23:01 GMT 
    A military operation to retake the Iraqi city of Tikrit from Islamic State forces about 28,000 people to flee their homes, the UN says.

Clinton ready to make emails public 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:16:37 GMT 
    Hillary Clinton responds to a growing controversy over her emails when she was a US secretary of state by urging officials to release them swiftly.

Population rose '500,000 since 2011' 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:55:20 GMT 
    A major analysis by Oxford University estimates England's population has risen by more than half a million since 2011 due to immigration.

Drivers get 10-minute parking leeway 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:44:01 GMT 
    Drivers will get 10 minutes' grace before being fined if they stay too long in council-owned car parks in England, the government announces.

End 'fixation' with A&E wait target 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:28:16 GMT 
    The four-hour waiting time target for NHS accident and emergency units across the UK should be downgraded as it is distorting priorities, experts say.

Green MP calls for SNP alliance 
  Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:02:42 GMT 
    Green Party MP Caroline Lucas calls for a "progressive alliance" with the SNP as her party holds what it says is its largest ever conference.

Day in pictures 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:17:54 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 5 March

How did WW2 change the way people dressed? 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:39:26 GMT 
    How did WW2 change the way people dressed?

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 images on fighting addiction
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