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NHS bosses urge honesty over cuts

Friday 7th of October 2011, 0:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Health service managers have called on the government to be more honest with the public about the financial challenges facing the NHS in England.
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Live - Japanese GP practice

Friday 7th of October 2011, 0:29
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Suzuka

Jenson Button tops the leaderboard in first and second practice for the Japanese Grand Prix.
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Poland heads into close-fought election

Friday 7th of October 2011, 0:31
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish economic success is no guarantee of election victory
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US 'quarry shooter suspect' dead

Friday 7th of October 2011, 2:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Police shoot dead a man who allegedly gunned down three colleagues in a California quarry and wounded six others on Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Chile protests end in violence

Friday 7th of October 2011, 2:15
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Santiago

More than 100 people have been arrested and 25 police officers injured in the latest student protests in Chile's capital Santiago.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi message urges Libya protests

Friday 7th of October 2011, 2:16
related countries: Libya Libya

In an audio message, Libya's ousted leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has urged Libyans on to the streets "in their millions" to resist the country's interim leadership.
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VIDEO: Afghans 'will have viable state by 2015'

Friday 7th of October 2011, 3:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

It is 10 years since the start of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, the American and British-led operation against Taliban forces in the country.
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US Senate postpones currency vote

Friday 7th of October 2011, 4:02
related countries: United States United States

The US senate postpones its vote on the much-debated currency bill amid differences between the Republicans and Democrats.
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Mongolia and Rio reach stake deal

Friday 7th of October 2011, 5:09
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Mongolia and mining giants Rio Tinto and Ivanhoe have reached an agreement over one of the biggest copper mines in the world.
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Japan extends quake loan scheme

Friday 7th of October 2011, 5:26
related countries: Japan Japan

The Bank of Japan extends its loan scheme for banks operating in areas affected by the earthquake and tsunami by six months.
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VIDEO: Afghanistan conflict 10 years on

Friday 7th of October 2011, 5:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

More than 130,000 international troops are still in Afghanistan, 10 years after the start of the US-led invasion of the country.
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US goals in Afghanistan 'distant'

Friday 7th of October 2011, 6:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United States United States

After 10 years in Afghanistan, the US still lacks the knowledge to bring the conflict to a successful end, retired Army Gen Stanley McChrystal says.
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Mexico's navy discovers 32 bodies

Friday 7th of October 2011, 7:02
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Veracruz

Mexican forces find 32 bodies in three houses around the port city of Veracruz, amid a bitter war between drug cartels.
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Airlifts aid Tuvalu water crisis

Friday 7th of October 2011, 7:15
related countries: Tuvalu Tuvalu, New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

Australia and New Zealand are to airlift equipment to the Pacific nation of Tuvalu to help it deal with a severe water shortage caused by drought.
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Libyan to sue UK over rendition

Friday 7th of October 2011, 7:19
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Libyan man who claims MI6 arranged to send him home to be tortured in Colonel Gaddafi's jails begins legal action against the UK government.
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Troops die in India Maoist attack

Friday 7th of October 2011, 7:31
related countries: India India

A landmine blast by suspected Maoist rebels in India's Chhattisgarh state kills four paramilitary troops and injures several others, police say.
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VIDEO: Workers in NY cuts protest

Friday 7th of October 2011, 8:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Thousands of protesters have marched on New York's financial district, with rallies also held in other US cities.
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Australian actress Cilento dies

Friday 7th of October 2011, 8:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Oscar-nominated Australian actress Diane Cilento, who was married to actor Sean Connery in the early 1960s, dies aged 78.
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Men At Work lose final court bid

Friday 7th of October 2011, 9:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian band Men At Work will not be allowed to make a final appeal against a ruling which found they partly copied 1983 hit Down Under from a folk song.
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Toyota to export Indian-made cars

Friday 7th of October 2011, 10:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India

Toyota's Indian joint venture plans to export cars to South Africa from March 2012, its first shipments overseas.
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Arrests in Israeli settler deaths

Friday 7th of October 2011, 10:13
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli police arrest two Palestinian suspects in the deaths of two Jewish West Bank settlers whose car crashed when stones were thrown at it.
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Johnson rejects 'kicking contest'

Friday 7th of October 2011, 10:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Martin Johnson denies claims of a special competition to decide who will kick for his side as England, France, Ireland and Wales prepare for Saturday's fascinating World Cup quarter-finals.
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India actor Darshan freed on bail

Friday 7th of October 2011, 10:19
related countries: India India

A court in the southern Indian state of Karnataka frees film star Darshan on bail after he was arrested on charges of assaulting his wife.
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Button fastest as Vettel crashes

Friday 7th of October 2011, 10:41
related countries: Japan Japan

McLaren's Jenson Button sets the pace as his title rival Sebastian Vettel recovers from an early crash in practice for the Japanese Grand Prix.
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NZ stranded ship break up fears

Friday 7th of October 2011, 10:56
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

There are fears that a large container ship which is stuck on a reef off the coast of New Zealand could break up and leak more oil.
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Corinthians end interest in Tevez

Friday 7th of October 2011, 11:13
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Corinthians have no intention of trying to sign Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez in January, the Brazilian club's general manager Edu tells BBC Sport.
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King fears crisis is 'worst ever'

Friday 7th of October 2011, 11:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bank of England governor Mervyn King has said the current financial crisis could be the worst the country has ever seen.
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The King's Speech play to tour UK

Friday 7th of October 2011, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The stage version of Oscar-winning film The King's Speech is to tour the UK next year from February.
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Greece seizes 'smuggled' treasure

Friday 7th of October 2011, 12:21
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Thessaloniki

Antiquities including helmets and gold funerary masks from the 6th Century BC are seized by Greek police in Thessaloniki, and two people are arrested.
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VIDEO: Libyan fighters in Sirte attack

Friday 7th of October 2011, 12:29
related countries: Libya Libya

Forces loyal to Libya's transitional government have launched a major assault on the city of Sirte.
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VIDEO: Prince Harry trains in US desert

Friday 7th of October 2011, 12:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apache

Prince Harry begins the final stage of his Apache helicopter training
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VIDEO: Russia celebrates Putin's birthday

Friday 7th of October 2011, 13:28
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is marking his 59th birthday, with celebrations taking place all over the country.
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Airbus staff stage German strike

Friday 7th of October 2011, 13:38
related countries: Germany Germany

Airbus workers go on strike at four German factories affecting work on its A320 jet and other planes.
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US frees Cuban spy Rene Gonzalez

Friday 7th of October 2011, 14:05
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: Florida

Rene Gonzalez, one of five Cubans convicted of spying, is released from a Florida prison but must remain in the US for three years.
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VIDEO: Taiwanese island's unique culture

Friday 7th of October 2011, 14:28
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Remote Lanyu Island off the coast of Taiwan has its own indigenous people, traditions and culture.
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VIDEO: Moscow collector plans Apple museum

Friday 7th of October 2011, 14:38
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

An Apple fan who has been collecting products made by the company over the past 30 years hopes to put them on public display in Moscow.
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Reform or go, Russia tells Assad

Friday 7th of October 2011, 14:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad should launch the reforms he has promised or leave office, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says.
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Bahrain teenager dies in protests

Friday 7th of October 2011, 15:14
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain
related places: Manama

A 16-year-old boy dies during opposition protests in the Bahraini capital, Manama, with activists claiming he was killed by security forces.
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Friday 7th of October 2011, 15:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There have been nine cases of Legionnaires' disease in the UK all linked to travelling to Corfu since August, according to the Health Protection Agency.
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Tibet ex-monks 'in fire protest'

Friday 7th of October 2011, 15:32
related countries: China China

Two Tibetan teenagers set themselves on fire in China's Sichuan province, the latest in a series of similar protests against Chinese rule, rights groups say.
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New fines over exam paper errors

Friday 7th of October 2011, 15:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Exam boards which make mistakes on exam papers could face fines, under new powers being given to England's watchdog Ofqual.
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Three women win Nobel Peace Prize

Friday 7th of October 2011, 15:55
related countries: Liberia Liberia, Yemen Yemen

Three women share the Nobel Peace Prize for their "struggle for women's rights" - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, her compatriot Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen.
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Dutch trains to get 'bag toilets'

Friday 7th of October 2011, 15:59
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch National Railways is introducing emergency plastic bags for passengers to urinate in as part of its first aid provision on some commuter trains.
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Libya forces take most of Sirte

Friday 7th of October 2011, 16:37
related countries: Libya Libya

Troops loyal to Libya's transitional government take control of most of the Gaddafi stronghold of Sirte, with sustained tank and mortar fire.
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Bono campaign advert faces TV ban

Friday 7th of October 2011, 16:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A campaign advert made by an organisation founded by U2 frontman Bono has been banned from UK TV because it could breach rules covering political advertising.
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India incentives for big families

Friday 7th of October 2011, 16:53
related countries: India India

Churches in the southern Indian state of Kerala are offering cash incentives to couples who produce more children, parish officials say, amid concerns about the declining number of Christians.
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Albania last communist head dies

Friday 7th of October 2011, 17:01
related countries: Albania Albania

Albania's last communist president Ramiz Alia - who was credited with opening up one of the world's most isolated political systems to democracy - dies at 85.
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VIDEO: Arnie back home to inaugurate museum

Friday 7th of October 2011, 17:15
related countries: Austria Austria

Arnold Schwarzenegger has inaugurated a museum dedicated to his life in his childhood home in Austria.
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Viewpoint: Extra time needed on clock in Afghanistan

Friday 7th of October 2011, 17:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

PJ Crowley argues US needs longer on the Afghan clock
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Live - Euro 2012 qualifiers

Friday 7th of October 2011, 17:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England qualify for Euro 2012 despite a draw with Montenegro following Wayne Rooney's red card, while Wales win, Northern Ireland lose and the Republic of Ireland face Andorra on a frantic evening.
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Brazil inflation rate accelerates

Friday 7th of October 2011, 18:16
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's inflation rate rises to its highest point in six years, just over a month after the central bank cut the cost of borrowing.
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UK banks hit by Moody's downgrade

Friday 7th of October 2011, 18:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Moody's downgrades the credit rating of 12 UK financial firms because it believes the government is now less likely to provide support.
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Nigeria approves UK prisoner deal

Friday 7th of October 2011, 18:33
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nigerian lawmakers approve a deal allowing offenders convicted in the UK to serve out their jail terms in Nigeria.
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Alabama immigration law appealed

Friday 7th of October 2011, 18:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alabama

The US government asks an appeals court to block a tough immigration law in Alabama, saying it could cause discrimination against legal citizens.
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Wada asks BOA to review ban rule

Friday 7th of October 2011, 18:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The World Anti Doping Agency (Wada) writes to the British Olympic Association urging them to review their lifetime ban for drugs cheats, the BBC learns.
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Karzai: Afghan security a failure

Friday 7th of October 2011, 19:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Karzai tells the BBC his government and Nato have failed to provide Afghans with security, 10 years after the Taliban were overthrown.
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VIDEO: Italy's students protest against cuts

Friday 7th of October 2011, 20:11
related countries: Italy Italy

Thousands of students have taken to the streets in dozens of cities across Italy to protest over government cuts to the education system.
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US economy adds 103,000 new jobs

Friday 7th of October 2011, 21:31
related countries: United States United States

The US economy added 103,000 jobs in September, more than forecast, but the unemployment rate stays at 9.1%.
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Montenegro 2-2 England

Friday 7th of October 2011, 21:32
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England qualify for Euro 2012 after drawing 2-2 in Montenegro but the result is marred by Wayne Rooney's second-half sending off.
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Andorra 0-2 Rep of Ireland

Friday 7th of October 2011, 21:42
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Armenia Armenia, Andorra Andorra

The Republic need just a draw against Armenia in their final qualifer to secure a Euro 2012 play-off spot after a comfortable 2-0 win over Andorra.
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Libya battle hits heart of Sirte

Friday 7th of October 2011, 21:57
related countries: Libya Libya

The forces of Libya's transitional government fight their way into Sirte, meeting strong resistance from Gaddafi loyalists, as more civilians flee.
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Syrian Kurdish activist shot dead

Friday 7th of October 2011, 21:57
related countries: Syria Syria

Gunmen have entered the home of prominent Syrian Kurdish opposition figure Mishaal al-Tammo and shot him dead, activists say, as more Syrians die in anti-regime protests.
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£101m won on Euromillions in UK

Friday 7th of October 2011, 22:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A ticketholder from the UK has won a £101m Euromillions jackpot, Camelot says, just three months after a couple from Scotland won a record £161m.
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Capello stands by Rooney decision

Friday 7th of October 2011, 22:15
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England manager Fabio Capello defends his decision to pick Wayne Rooney after the striker is sent off in the World Cup qualifying draw against Montenegro.
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Beards and hair cut in Amish feud

Friday 7th of October 2011, 22:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ohio, Amish

Police in the US state of Ohio are investigating a rare violent feud in the Amish community, in which members have had their beards and hair cut off.
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Mexico arrests over mass killings

Friday 7th of October 2011, 22:55
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Veracruz

Mexican troops arrest eight suspects in the murder of nearly 70 people in the eastern city of Veracruz, where drugs gangs have been fighting for control.
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Sarkozy warns Russia over Georgia

Friday 7th of October 2011, 23:05
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia
related places: Tbilisi

French President Nicolas Sarkozy tells an audience in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, that Russia should stop making "threats" against the country.
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Dutch reclassify strong cannabis

Friday 7th of October 2011, 23:15
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Dutch government announces plans to reclassify high-strength cannabis as a hard drug, meaning coffee shops will be banned from selling it.
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Chavez launches election alliance

Friday 7th of October 2011, 23:58
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela relaunches a left-wing coalition, the Great Patriotic Pole, designed to help him win reelection next year.
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