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Zhou Yongkang, pictured on 16 October 2007 China investigates ex-security chief

China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.

David Cameron Migration changes 'to put UK first'

A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants are unveiled as David Cameron focuses on immigration and warns people in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".


England v India England's Stuart Broad celebrates a wicket

Live text and Test Match Special commentary as India lose their third wicket replying to England's 569-7 on day three of the third Test.


Israeli airstrike have hit a building housing several media companies Huge building explosion in Gaza

An Israeli airstrike has hit a building housing several media companies in central Gaza. Hamas said that its broadcast outlets, Al-Aqsa TV and Al-Aqsa Radio were targeted.


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Newspaper Why is all the news bad?

Sometimes it can feel like the only things reported are terrible events. Why does the media concentrate on the bad things in life, rather than the good?

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Nigerian shopper 14 cinemas, 160 million people

Although some 50 films are made every week in Nigeria, most go straight to DVD. Now a new digital business model may change the shape of the industry.

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Cinema Nine movies to watch in August

BBC Culture picks nine top films coming out next month, including a thriller starring Kirsten Dunst and the Sin City sequel.


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