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Film workers protest on red carpet

Friday 29th of October 2010, 2:12
related countries: Italy Italy

Hundreds of demonstrators with banners invaded the red carpet at the Rome Film Festival to protest government cuts to the film and TV industry.
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Cement flaws 'known before Gulf spill'

Friday 29th of October 2010, 3:44
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Gulf

The firms drilling a BP Gulf of Mexico oil well had tests showing cement used to seal it before it blew out was unstable, US investigators have found.
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Thailand hit by severe flooding

Friday 29th of October 2010, 5:54
related countries: Thailand Thailand

More than three million people have been affected by flooding which has hit Thailand.
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Crash pad: Car flies into house

Friday 29th of October 2010, 6:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian man is lucky to be alive after a car crashed into his bedroom wall in a house in Melbourne's outer east suburb.
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Protests delay Rome festival gala

Friday 29th of October 2010, 7:58
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Actresses Keira Knightley and Eva Mendes avoid the red carpet at the Rome Film Festival opening after protesters picket the event.
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Pakistan flood food 'running out'

Friday 29th of October 2010, 7:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The UN warns its supply of food aid for victims of Pakistan's floods will run out by the start of December, and that with winter's onset, seven million people still do not have adequate shelter.
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Hobbit law passed in New Zealand

Friday 29th of October 2010, 8:23
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's parliament passes legislation that will keep the production of two Hobbit films in the country.
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Twenty die in Mexican shootings

Friday 29th of October 2010, 8:28
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Ciudad Juarez

At least nine Mexican police officers are shot and killed in an ambush - the sixth multiple killing in Mexico in less than a week.
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Saab increases losses at Spyker

Friday 29th of October 2010, 8:37
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Spyker Cars, the owner of Saab, sees its third quarter losses rise substantially following it takeover of the Swedish carmaker.
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Flaws were 'known before BP leak'

Friday 29th of October 2010, 8:42
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Gulf

The companies drilling the BP Gulf of Mexico oil well had test results showing cement used to seal it before the blowout was unstable, US investigators find.
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Friday 29th of October 2010, 8:52
related countries: India India, China China

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao tells his Indian counterpart, Manmohan Singh, there is "enough space" in the world for the two countries to develop and co-operate.
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BA in first profit for two years

Friday 29th of October 2010, 8:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

British Airways reports a profit of £158m, its first in two years, as the company prepares to merge with Iberia of Spain.
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Kidnap fears of Norgrove parents

Friday 29th of October 2010, 9:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The parents of Linda Norgrove, killed in Afghanistan during a failed rescue attempt, speak about her kidnapping and death.
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Ariane-5 rocket launches satellites

Friday 29th of October 2010, 9:06
related countries: Japan Japan

An Ariane-5 rocket has been successfully launched from the Guiana Space Center, delivering communications satellites which will relay services to European and Japanese operators.
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Burma court hears Suu Kyi appeal

Friday 29th of October 2010, 9:07
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's top court hears pro-democracy leader Suu Kyi's release plea, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon calls for credible elections.
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Sony profits on PC and game sales

Friday 29th of October 2010, 9:19
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese electronics company Sony Corp returns to profit thanks to strong sales of its Vaio laptops and PlayStations.
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Pygmy pride

Friday 29th of October 2010, 9:31
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's evicted Batwa forest-dwellers get first graduate
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Higher prices lift Total profits

Friday 29th of October 2010, 9:50
related countries: France France

French oil giant Total reports a 35% rise in quarterly profit, fuelled by higher prices and production.
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Iran agrees November nuclear date

Friday 29th of October 2010, 9:52
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Washington

Iran says it is prepared to hold talks on its nuclear programme in November, as the US confirms it is working on a new fuel swap offer for Tehran.
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49ers & Broncos seek London boost

Friday 29th of October 2010, 10:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Both the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos are desperate for a change of fortunes in Sunday's NFL clash at Wembley Stadium.
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Bad weather slows tsunami relief

Friday 29th of October 2010, 10:05
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Bad weather is again obstructing efforts to get aid to the survivors of the Indonesian tsunami as the death toll tops 400.
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Symphony trumpeter Murphy dies

Friday 29th of October 2010, 10:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The London Symphony Orchestra's former principal trumpeter Maurice Murphy passes away aged 75.
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Japan output down but profits up

Friday 29th of October 2010, 10:34
related countries: Japan Japan

Industrial output in Japan falls in September, but companies report better-than-expected profits, despite the strong yen.
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Spanish unemployment rate falls

Friday 29th of October 2010, 10:43
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's unemployment rate has fallen for the first time in more than three years, but remains the highest in Europe, official data shows.
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Russia and US in Afghan drug raid

Friday 29th of October 2010, 10:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Russia Russia, United States United States

Russian and US agents have taken part in a joint operation to destroy drug laboratories in Afghanistan, Russia's drug control agency says.
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Everest climbers get 3G network

Friday 29th of October 2010, 11:00
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Climbers of Mount Everest can now make video phone calls and surf the internet through a 3G mobile phone network, a Nepalese telecoms provider says.
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N Korea troops 'fire at S Korea'

Friday 29th of October 2010, 11:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korean troops have fired two shots across the border into South Korean territory and the South has returned fire, Seoul says.
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Nature talks 'head for success'

Friday 29th of October 2010, 11:38
related countries: Japan Japan

After intense negotiations, UN delegates appear close to sealing a new deal aimed at protecting nature and equitably sharing in its benefits.
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England depart for Ashes defence

Friday 29th of October 2010, 12:05
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's cricketers fly to Australia to begin their defence of the Ashes they won on home soil in 2009.
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Maldives vows wedding crackdown

Friday 29th of October 2010, 12:21
related countries: Maldives Maldives

The Maldives' president promises strict new guidelines on conducting wedding ceremonies for tourists, after a couple renewing their marriage vows were abused.
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Indian army officer's TV tower jump

Friday 29th of October 2010, 12:23
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

An army signals officer with more than 1,200 base jumps to his credit has launched himself off the 235m high Doordarshan TV tower at Pitam Pura in Delhi.
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EU clinches pact to defend euro

Friday 29th of October 2010, 12:27
related countries: Greece Greece, Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

EU leaders say tough new budget rules agreed at their summit in Brussels will protect the euro from a future Greek-style debt crisis.
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Indian rebel MPs' penalty upheld

Friday 29th of October 2010, 12:43
related countries: India India

A court in India's Karnataka state upholds the decision of the speaker of the state assembly to disqualify 11 rebel lawmakers.
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US economic growth rate quickens

Friday 29th of October 2010, 13:16
related countries: United States United States

The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 2% in July-September, an acceleration on the previous quarter, official figures show.
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Japan-China row flares at Asean

Friday 29th of October 2010, 13:32
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

A diplomatic spat between China and Japan over a group of disputed islands flares up again, hours after an apparently friendly bilateral meeting.
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Wikipedia to open office in India

Friday 29th of October 2010, 13:57
related countries: India India, United States United States

Online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia, plans to open its first office outside the United States in India.
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Uefa hands Italy default victory

Friday 29th of October 2010, 14:03
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Italy Italy
related places: Genoa

Uefa has awarded Italy a 3-0 win over Serbia after their Euro 2012 qualifier in Genoa on 12 October was abandoned.
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Beckhams 'argue' on US TV show

Friday 29th of October 2010, 14:16
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles, United States United States
related places: Victoria

David Beckham made an appearance on US chat show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", in which he and wife Victoria argued about his bad habits.
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Cameron claims EU budget success

Friday 29th of October 2010, 14:44
related countries: Belgium Belgium, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brussels

UK PM David Cameron says he has protected British taxpayers at a Brussels summit - amid criticism he has agreed to an EU budget rise that will cost the UK an extra £450m.
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Eutelsat suffers spacecraft loss

Friday 29th of October 2010, 14:54
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Paris-based Eutelsat announces the loss of its W3B spacecraft the day after it was launched by an Ariane rocket.
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Arrests in Maldives wedding abuse

Friday 29th of October 2010, 15:09
related countries: Maldives Maldives

Police in the Maldives arrest two employees of a resort allegedly involved in abusing a European couple renewing their marriage vows.
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UN tribunal criticises Hezbollah

Friday 29th of October 2010, 15:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN tribunal investigating the killing of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri says it expects full co-operation from the government.
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Prison term for Italian surgeons

Friday 29th of October 2010, 15:17
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian authorities sentence a group of doctors to prison for carrying out dozens of unnecessary operations for financial gain.
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Shadow-boxing

Friday 29th of October 2010, 15:18
related countries: Iran Iran

Is the new round of Iranian nuclear talks set up to fail?
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Gridiron going global

Friday 29th of October 2010, 15:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

American football's plans to expand in the UK
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Afghan fighters train Australians

Friday 29th of October 2010, 15:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

Afghan militants are flown to Australia to train the country's special forces in how to tackle the Taliban insurgency.
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Alstom loses Eurostar court case

Friday 29th of October 2010, 16:12
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

Alstom, the French engineering company, fails in an attempt to prevent Eurostar from running German trains through the Channel Tunnel.
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Tsunami surfer: 'I thought I would die'

Friday 29th of October 2010, 16:17
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A surfer who filmed his and his friends' narrow escape from the Indonesian tsunami has said he "thought it was the end".
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Bodies found in Antarctica crash

Friday 29th of October 2010, 16:25
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, France France, Aruba Aruba

An Australian plane searching for survivors of a French helicopter crash in Antarctica spots three bodies, French officials say.
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Dementieva announces retirement

Friday 29th of October 2010, 16:35
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Doha

Olympic champion and world number nine Elena Dementieva announces her retirement from tennis after her final match at the WTA Championships in Doha.
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French strikers returning to work

Friday 29th of October 2010, 16:36
related countries: France France
related places: Marseille

After a month of industrial action, striking workers at French oil refineries and the Marseille dock are back at work.
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Package alerts at East Midlands

Friday 29th of October 2010, 16:42
related countries: Yemen Yemen

A "suspicious object" found at East Midlands Airport was on a plane flying Yemen to Chicago, the BBC understands.
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SA inmates request circumcision

Friday 29th of October 2010, 16:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: KwaZulu

South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province say it is "overwhelmed" by the number of prisoners wanting to be circumcised to help combat HIV.
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Nature talks end with 'weak' deal

Friday 29th of October 2010, 17:15
related countries: Japan Japan

An international biodiversity summit in Japan agrees a 10-year plan aimed at preserving nature, but conservation groups fear the deal is too weak.
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Herod archaeologist dies in fall

Friday 29th of October 2010, 17:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Ehud Netzer, 76, the Israeli archaeologist credited with discovering the tomb of the biblical King Herod, has died after falling during a dig.
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Brazil poll race in final stretch

Friday 29th of October 2010, 18:57
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Dilma Rousseff looks set to become Brazil's first female president when the country votes in the second round of its closely contested presidential election on Sunday.
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Bad weather slows Indonesia aid

Friday 29th of October 2010, 20:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Bad weather is again obstructing efforts to get aid to the survivors of Monday's tsunami in Indonesia.
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Many killed in Iraq suicide blast

Friday 29th of October 2010, 21:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A suicide bomber strikes a cafe north of Baghdad killing at least 25 people in the country's first major attack in more than a month.
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Indonesian volcano erupts again

Friday 29th of October 2010, 21:53
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupts again violently, sparking panic and causing ash to rain down at least 30km (19 miles) away.
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Argentina to bury Nestor Kirchner

Friday 29th of October 2010, 22:46
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Rio Gallegos

Thousands of Argentines bid farewell to their former President Nestor Kirchner, as his body is taken for burial in his home town of Rio Gallegos.
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Turkey scarf row mars anniversary

Friday 29th of October 2010, 23:02
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's main opposition leader and military officials fail to attend the Republic Day reception hosted by President Gul in a row over the Islamic headscarf.
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Cinema classic

Friday 29th of October 2010, 23:07
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia's struggle to preserve its film heritage
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YouTube co-founder Hurley leaves

Friday 29th of October 2010, 23:38
related countries: Chad Chad

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley announces he is stepping down as chief executive of the online video-sharing website.
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