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Iran nuclear talks deadline extended 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:44:36 GMT 
    The deadline for an Iran nuclear deal is extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement.


US defence secretary 'to step down' 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:43:10 GMT 
    Chuck Hagel will resign as US defence secretary after less than two years in the post, following a series of meetings with President Barack Obama.


Swiss museum to accept 'Nazi art' 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:21:09 GMT 
    Switzerland's Bern Art Museum says it will accept hundreds of works of art bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.


Falling oil price costs Russia $100bn 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:38:05 GMT 
    The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by a further $40bn, its finance minister says.


Mother of baby left in drain charged 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:41:43 GMT 
    Police charge a 30-year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby boy in a drain in western Sydney.


US police kill boy over replica gun 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:39:58 GMT 
    A 12-year-old boy dies after being shot by police in the US city of Cleveland, while carrying what turned out to be a replica gun.


Ukraine 'will hold Nato referendum' 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:54:25 GMT 
    Ukraine's president says he intends to hold a referendum on joining Nato, in a move likely to anger Russia.


Breached webcam site owner seeks job 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:48:21 GMT 
    A website containing live links to thousands of baby monitors, web cams and CCTV feeds has shut down.


Band Aid single storms to number one 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:32:42 GMT 
    Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? debuts at number one in the UK singles chart after selling more than 312,000 copies last week.


Portuguese ex-PM back in court 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:27:31 GMT 
    Jose Socrates, Portugal's prime minister between 2005 and 2011, is questioned again by a judge on suspicion of corruption and money laundering.


Belgian firm 'bulldozed Congo homes' 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:27:56 GMT 
    A Belgian mining firm "consistently lied" about the bulldozing of hundreds of homes in DR Congo and should pay compensation, Amnesty International says.


China swimmer Sun Yang 'was banned' 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:49:50 GMT 
    Chinese Olympics champion swimmer Sun Yang was banned for three months earlier this year after failing a drugs test, state media report.


VIDEO: 1D top American Music Awards 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:05:25 GMT 
    One Direction are celebrating three prizes and topping the winners list at the American Music Awards


VIDEO: Can live events save TV ratings? 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:17:25 GMT 
    For programme makers it is becoming increasingly difficult to generate big ratings on TV but the solution may lie in live television, especially in America, as Tom Brook reports


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  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:56:38 GMT 
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