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Army to set up 'social media unit'

1 hour 27 min ago
The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".

Crossing the border to attend US schools

2 hours 3 min ago
Waking up in Mexico and heading for classes in Texas

Crossing the border to attend US schools

2 hours 3 min ago
Waking up in Mexico and heading for classes in Texas

Democracy without women? Spanish women angry about Greek cabinet

2 hours 13 min ago
Spanish feminists criticise male-dominated Greek cabinet

Democracy without women? Spanish women angry about Greek cabinet

2 hours 13 min ago
Spanish feminists criticise male-dominated Greek cabinet

Rediscovered pictures from Spanish Civil War

2 hours 48 min ago
New museum reveals trove of pictures from Spanish Civil War

Rediscovered pictures from Spanish Civil War

2 hours 48 min ago
New museum reveals trove of pictures from Spanish Civil War

DNA tests for babies in Mexico blast

2 hours 53 min ago
Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents.

DNA tests for babies in Mexico blast

2 hours 53 min ago
Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents.

Venezuela issues new protest rules

3 hours 1 min ago
New regulations are published in Venezuela allowing soldiers to open fire if they feel their lives are at risk during demonstrations.

Venezuela issues new protest rules

3 hours 1 min ago
New regulations are published in Venezuela allowing soldiers to open fire if they feel their lives are at risk during demonstrations.

10 things we didn't know last week

3 hours 23 min ago
Who smiles more - Dutch babies or US babies?

The huddled masses besieging Fortress Calais

3 hours 48 min ago
Why people who once had good jobs are living in despair

Saturday's gossip column

3 hours 48 min ago
Liverpool want Hannover's Stindl, Hull close in on Tottenham's Lennon, QPR eye Wolves's Sako, plus more.

Ebola-hit Liberia delays schooling

3 hours 59 min ago
Liberia's delays the planned re-opening of the country's schools, saying they are not not yet fully prepared to prevent the spread of Ebola.

IS 'chemical weapons expert killed'

4 hours 12 min ago
A chemical weapons expert working with Islamic State in Iraq has been killed in a coalition air strike. the US military says.

'Lampard deserves good reception'

5 hours 21 min ago
With Frank Lampard poised to return to Chelsea with Manchester City, QPR boss Harry Redknapp insists he deserves a warm welcome.

Saudis shelve blogger flogging again

5 hours 22 min ago
Saudi Arabia postpones for a second time a further round of flogging against blogger Raif Badawi, whose case caused a global outcry.

VIDEO: Egypt buries Sinai attacks dead

5 hours 25 min ago
Some of the soldiers killed in Thursday's attacks on checkpoints and police and army bases in Egypt's Sinai peninsula have been laid to rest.

VIDEO: What not to say in an obituary

5 hours 28 min ago
Australian writer's mean obituary sparks online fightback