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Pitt and Jolie wedding announced

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 8:14am
Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are now married, according to a spokesman for the Hollywood couple.

EU widens aid to dairy exporters

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 7:46am
The EU announces emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU.

Independence - business leaders come out in support

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 7:24am
Business takes up debate over Scottish independence

Rooney named new England captain

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 7:18am
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is named the new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson.

VIDEO: Keaton's comeback at Venice festival

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 7:06am
The 71st Venice Film Festival opened on Wednesday with the world premiere of Birdman starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton.

'Fashionable' smartwatches announced

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 6:51am
South Korean tech firms LG and Samsung have announced more smartwatches, ahead of a widely anticipated entry to the sector from Apple.

VIDEO: Douglas Carswell announcement in full

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 6:43am
Watch the full statement as Tory MP Douglas Carswell defects to the UK Independence Party. He will stand down as MP for Clacton to seek re-election in a by-election.

Caption Challenge: Mr Full Moon

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 6:26am
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Day in pictures: 28 August 2014

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 6:13am
News images from around the world: 28 August

VIDEO: Simon Cowell 'upset' at Radio Times

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 6:02am
X Factor supremo Simon Cowell says he felt "upset" after reading a recent interview published in the Radio Times.

'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent'

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 5:35am
The UK is "deeply elitist" according to an analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.

AUDIO: Can school uniform ever be cool?

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 4:02am
School uniform will never be cool, and it is not meant to be, says Mr Drew from TV's Educating Essex

AUDIO: How much should an ebook cost?

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 1:18am
The US online retailer Amazon and French publisher Hachette are arguing over the cost of ebooks to those buying the products for their tablets and machines.

Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 12:53am
Germany demands an explanation from Russia's Vladimir Putin amid reports that Russian troops launched an incursion into south-east Ukraine.

VIDEO: UK still a 'deeply elitist' country

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 12:28am
The UK is still a "deeply elitist" country, according to a new report from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

Ex dental prof loses dismissal claim

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 12:22am
Prof Philip Lamey, a former professor of dentistry, has lost his case for unfair dismissal brought against Queen's University, Belfast.

VIDEO: Hamm on beards, baseball and moving on

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 12:13am
He's best known for his portrayal as the cool and commanding Don Draper in Mad Men - but actor Jon Hamm is keen to shake off his bad boy image.

Pro-independence firms hit back

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - 12:07am
An open letter signed by more than 200 business figures says the case for independence “has been made”.

Ambassador 'suspect in girl beating'

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 - 11:55pm
US police say Equatorial Guinea's ambassador is suspected of beating a girl with a chair leg but won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity.

India launches bank accounts for all

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 - 11:52pm
Indian PM Narendra Modi is due to launch a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.