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Funerals for Pakistan mosque victims 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:11:37 GMT 
    Funerals take place in Pakistan for the victims of a suicide attack on a Shia mosque during Friday prayers which killed at least 60 people.


Italy MPs elect judge as president 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:39:56 GMT 
    Italy's parliament elects judge Sergio Mattarella as the country's president, on a third day of voting for the largely ceremonial post.


DNA tests for babies in Mexico blast 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:08:36 GMT 
    Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents.


Bahrain strips 72 of citizenship 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:30:05 GMT 
    The government of Bahrain revokes the nationalities of 72 citizens for damaging national security, the state BNA news agency has reported.


Romney won't run in 2016 election 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:22:52 GMT 
    Mitt Romney, the Republican beaten by President Obama in the US 2012 election, has decided he will not run for president again.


Actress Geraldine McEwan dies 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:09:16 GMT 
    Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie sleuth Miss Marple on ITV, has died aged 82, her family says.


Firms to begin inmate rehabilitation 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:22:34 GMT 
    A scheme that will use private contractors to rehabilitate prisoners who have served short sentences is due to start.


Phoenix Nights actor Robbins 'stable' 
  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:48:50 GMT 
    Phoenix Nights comedian Ted Robbins is in a stable condition in hospital after collapsing on stage during a show at Manchester Arena, the venue says.


Labour makes Cameron billboard vow 
  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:41:35 GMT 
    The Labour party vows not to feature Prime Minister David Cameron on billboards ahead of the general election as it wants to avoid negative personal campaigning.


Week in pictures: 24-30 January 2015 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:21:55 GMT 
    News photos from around the world


In pictures: Destruction in Kobane 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:23:34 GMT 
    Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town


Day in pictures: 30 January 2015 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:20:45 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 30 January


At the pump 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:47:07 GMT 
    Petrol stations around the world


In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:04:39 GMT 
    Pictures from around the country


Day in pictures: 28 January 2015 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:22:02 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 28 January
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