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Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 12:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
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Shell kills four at Donetsk school

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 11:56
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A shell blast kills four people at a school in the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk on the first day of classes, delayed because of the conflict.
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Kissinger 'considered Cuba strikes'

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 11:50
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger wanted to "smash Cuba" by air strikes nearly 40 years ago, newly disclosed government documents show.
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Defiant HK protests on National Day

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 11:49
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Thousands gather in central Hong Kong for pro-democracy rallies on China's national day, despite a call by leader CY Leung to work with Beijing.
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UK's Lord Hill faces key EU job test

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 11:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's nominee to the European Commission for financial services oversight, Lord Hill, faces tough questioning in the European Parliament.
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Fresh strikes around key Syrian town

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 11:28
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

US-led forces carry out air strikes on Islamic State militants battling Kurdish fighters around the northern Syrian border town of Kobane.
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Lancaster signs England deal to 2020

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 11:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Lancaster

Stuart Lancaster's contract as England head coach is extended until 2020 by the Rugby Football Union.
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France to shrink deficit by 2017

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 11:08
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.
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Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp'

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 11:04
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights groups.
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Body find sparks Alice murder probe

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 10:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The disappearance of teenager Alice Gross is now being treated as a murder inquiry after a "significantly concealed" body is found.
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Asian stocks retreat on HK protests

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 10:28
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Asian stocks suffer their fourth consecutive day of losses as political protests in Hong Kong show no signs of abating.
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BBC World News wins two Emmy Awards

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 10:20
related countries: Syria Syria, Central African Republic Central African Republic

BBC World News America wins two News and Documentary Emmys for its coverage of the conflicts in Syria and the Central African Republic (CAR).
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India train collision kills 12

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 10:09
related countries: India India

At least 12 people have died after two passenger trains collided in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, railway officials say.
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Eurozone woes hit UK manufacturing

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 10:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 17 months in September as a result of the strong pound and weakness in the eurozone, a survey indicates.
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Japan volcano eruption deaths rise

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 9:35
related countries: Japan Japan

Rescue workers in Japan recover 12 more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.
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Armed man shared lift with Obama

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 9:30
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama rode in a lift with an armed security contractor who had assault convictions, in another security lapse.
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Karadzic takes blame for Serb crimes

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 9:18
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Radovan Karadzic sums up his defence saying he takes "moral responsibility" for crimes committed by Bosnian Serbs but denying he ordered killings.
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Chile avalanche kills extreme skiers

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 9:14
related countries: Chile Chile

Extreme skiers Jean-Philippe Auclair and Carl Andreas Fransson have died in an avalanche in southern Chile, officials confirm.
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SA soap on hiatus after cast sacking

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 8:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African soap fans are cut off from the country's most popular programme following the August sacking of its entire cast.
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First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 8:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Dallas, Texas

A man who travelled from Liberia nearly two weeks ago is the first confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on American soil.
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Tunisian women take a 'step backwards'

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 7:47
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisian women take a step backwards as poll contenders
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Morgan 'failed to wear seatbelt'

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 7:45
related countries: United States United States

30 Rock comic Tracy Morgan was not wearing a seatbelt in a car accident that left him badly injured and another passenger dead, according to papers filed in a US court.
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Rodgers warning on Sturridge fitness

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 6:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Daniel Sturridge will not be fit for England duty this month even if he returns for his club.
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VIDEO: Kurdish weapons 'no match' for IS

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 5:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Clive Myrie reports from the Kurdish front line in Iraq where the Peshmerga are fighting IS with weapons they say are not up to the job.
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Afghan troops killed in Kabul attack

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 5:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

At least seven Afghan soldiers are killed in a suicide bomb attack targeting a bus carrying troops in the capital, Kabul.
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Kenya leader ICC delay rejected

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 4:20
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected a request by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to postpone a hearing on 8 October.
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Caver freed after 12-day ordeal

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 3:29
related countries: Peru Peru, Spain Spain

An injured Spanish caver who was trapped in a 400m deep cave in north-eastern Peru for 12 days has been rescued.
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VIDEO: US Ebola patient 'critically ill'

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 3:00
related countries: United States United States

A man has become the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed on US soil, as health officials try to trace everyone he was in contact with.
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US and Brazil resolve cotton dispute

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 1:57
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

The United States and Brazil have come to an agreement designed to end a decade long dispute over cotton subsidies, reports say.
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Japan manufacturing sentiment rises

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 1:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese large manufacturers' confidence improved in the three months to September, according to a closely-watched central bank survey.
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Mexico charges troops with homicide

Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 0:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June.
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Wednesday 1st of October 2014, 0:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Police investigating the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross say they have found a body in a west London river.
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