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"Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is? The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies."

—Romare Beardon

 

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Islamic State 'beheads US hostage' 
  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:04:52 GMT 
    An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.


Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks 
  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:48:50 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama flies to Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.


Corruption 'costs millions of lives' 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:03 GMT 
    About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.


DNA overturns 30-year US convictions 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:56:35 GMT 
    Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one on death row, are released after new DNA evidence proves their innocence.


Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:49:12 GMT 
    The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.


Ashya's parents freed from prison 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:54:01 GMT 
    The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.


US targets al-Shabab's leader 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:44:15 GMT 
    The US military says it has carried out air strikes in Somalia, targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, but it is unclear if he was killed.


Credit Suisse investigating traders 
  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:13:35 GMT 
    Credit Suisse is investigating two of its traders in London over allegations of misconduct.


Gayet wins new French privacy case 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:32:02 GMT 
    Actress Julie Gayet, linked to President Hollande, wins a privacy case against a photographer who snapped her in her car, which French law deems private space.


Mass escape from juvenile US prison 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:35:15 GMT 
    More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and nine are still being sought.


Cockatoos teach tool-making tricks 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:19:28 GMT 
    Cockatoos learn to make and use tools when shown by another bird, research reveals.


Economics 'driving language loss' 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:20 GMT 
    A thriving economy can lead to the extinction of some languages, scientists believe.


VIDEO: Apple: Celebrity accounts hacked 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:58:14 GMT 
    The FBI are investigating allegations that the online accounts of dozens of celebrities have been hacked, allowing explicit photos to be posted on the internet.


VIDEO: Beslan school siege: Ten years on 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:12:10 GMT 
    Ten years after the end of the deadly siege of a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, BBC Russian's Olga Ivshina spoke to some of those who were there.


VIDEO: Uganda's Ghetto Kids: 'Dance changed my life' 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:03:04 GMT 
    Children in Uganda working in a pioneering dance group, Ghetto Kids, have been describing how it has changed their lives for the better.
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