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UK hostage's wife in appeal to IS

The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State appeals to the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.


Alex SalmondSalmond: 'No' voters were 'tricked'

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says "No" voters in last week's independence referendum were "tricked" by a late vow of more devolved powers.

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Migrants in Calais in August 2014UK and France agree Calais measures

The UK government is to provide £12m to help France tackle the problem of illegal immigrants trying to enter Britain from Calais.

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Scotland Decides: SCOTLAND VOTES NO

  1. No 2,001,926
  2. Yes 1,617,989
After 32 of 32 counts Results in detail

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  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy in his car in Paris on 19 September 2014Le comeback

    Sarkozy II: Urgency, passion, devotion - plus self-awareness?


  • Hugh PymHugh Pym

    NHS finances - what are pressures, deficits and challenges


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  • Click: 20/09/2014Click Watch

    How the crowd is helping to track down extremists. Can twin lasers improve the 3D movies?


  • Newsnight: 19/09/2014Newsnight Watch

    From Edinburgh and London, what next for Scotland? And what next for England?


  • Panorama: Scotland's DecisionPanorama Watch

    Allan Little explores the transformation of the question of Scottish independence.


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