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Miliband's 'new bargain' for UK

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 0:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ed Miliband vows to build a new society in which "reward is linked to effort" - and tells Labour's annual conference: "I am my own man".
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Nigeria and Benin tackle piracy

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 0:21
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Benin Benin, Guinea Guinea

Nigeria and its West African neighbour, Benin, are to begin joint naval patrols to combat an increased number of piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.
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Peer to lead Labour police review

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 0:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Labour have asked former Metropolitan Police chief Lord Stevens to lead a "heavyweight" independent review of policing in England and Wales.
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VIDEO: New 787 Dreamliner touches down

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 1:49
related countries: Japan Japan

After years of production delays the 787 Dreamliner has finally arrived in Japan, the home of its owners.
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Arrest in Ecuador alcohol deaths

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 1:51
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

The owner of a winery in Ecuador is arrested under suspicion of producing bootleg liquor which contained poisonous methanol, after 51 deaths.
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Bolivia road row minister quits

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 2:02
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia's Interior Minister Sacha Llorenti resigns after being heavily criticised over a police crackdown on a protest march.
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US to probe HTC's Apple complaint

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 2:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apple

US trade commission launches an investigation into claims by Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC that Apple copied its technology.
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Japan outlines quake-tax increase

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 3:54
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's government and the ruling Democratic Party propose plan to raise extra $120bn in taxes to pay for quake reconstruction.
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Philippines cleans up after storm

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 4:10
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Luzon

A huge clean-up operation gets under way in the Philippines after Typhoon Nesat leaves 18 dead and many others missing on the main island, Luzon.
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New arrest in India bribe scandal

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 5:07
related countries: India India

A former aide of India's top opposition leader LK Advani, Sudheendra Kulkarni, is arrested in connection with an alleged cash-for-votes scandal.
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Fatal building collapse in Delhi

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 5:31
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

At least five people are killed in a building collapse in the Indian capital, Delhi, police say.
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Seven in bid for Irish presidency

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 5:34
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Nominations for the Irish presidential election will close later with seven candidates in the race.
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VIDEO: One Spanish town's money worries

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 5:39
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish government has been trying to demonstrate that its economy is solvent but there are signs the situation in the country's regions could undermine efforts to cut the national deficit.
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VIDEO: Migrants return home from Libya

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 5:46
related countries: Libya Libya

Many migrants who left their countries for Libya have returned home after fleeing the conflict there.
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VIDEO: Beirut's beauty parlour for children

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 6:01
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

In recent years the number of beauty parlours specifically for young girls has risen in the Lebanese capital.
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Life with the real Frank Zappa

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 7:17
related countries: United States United States

New memoir paints different picture of US musician
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Tatas suffer India land setback

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 8:09
related countries: India India

The Indian state of West Bengal acted legally in reclaiming land where Tata Motors wanted to build its low-cost Nano car, the Calcutta High Court rules.
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Woman sues US sex site over pics

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 8:15
related countries: United States United States

A County Antrim woman whose private photos appeared on a website for prostitutes receives legal permission to sue its US operators.
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Bees dip for the sweetest rewards

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 8:51
related countries: United States United States

Mathematicians in the US discover why the flowers pollinated by bees have sweeter nectar than those visited by butterflies.
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Heads left outside Mexican school

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 8:55
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Acapulco

Mexican police find five heads in a sack left outside a primary school in Acapulco, as a teachers' strike over extortion threats continues.
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Polanski returns for Zurich award

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 8:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Zurich

Director Roman Polanski returns to Zurich to receive an award he was prevented from collecting two years ago, when he was held on US extradition warrant.
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Greek bailout cash decision looms

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 8:59
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Officials are heading for Athens to review Greece's progress in cutting its debt and decide whether to release more bailout money.
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US urges China on Tibetan rights

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 9:40
related countries: United States United States, China China

The United States is urging China's government to respect the rights of Tibetans following an incident in which two teenage monks set themselves alight.
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Gebrselassie targets 2012 success

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 9:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Double Olympic 10,000m champion Haile Gebrselassie brushes aside any question of him retiring and hopes for a successful 2012 Games in London.
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Deadly raid on Afghan police post

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 9:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Eight Afghan policemen were killed when militants overran a checkpoint in the southern province of Helmand, officials say.
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Chilean students agree to talks

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 10:15
related countries: Chile Chile

Chilean students agree to talks with the government on education reform but say they will their demonstrations will continue.
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EU 'faces its greatest challenge'

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 10:37
related countries: Greece Greece

Top EU official Jose Manuel Barroso insists Greece will stay in the eurozone as it grapples with its huge debt, but he warns the EU faces its "greatest challenge".
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Lowly sales for Assange's memoir

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 10:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The unauthorised biography of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange fails to make the UK bestsellers' chart after shifting just 644 copies in its opening days.
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Safety questions over China crash

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 10:50
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

Chinese state media have raised fresh questions about transportation safety standards after a subway train crashed in Shanghai, injuring 284 people.
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Egypt jails former minister Fekky

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 11:25
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Egyptian court sentences Mubarak-era information minister Anas al-Fekky to seven years in prison for misappropriating funds from state broadcasters.
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VIDEO: Look around Chinese launch site

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 11:49
related countries: China China

A look around the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in Gansu Province, China, where China will launch an unmanned space module, part of a planned space station.
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Kosovo-Serbia meeting called off

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 11:52
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

EU-mediated talks between Serbia and Kosovo are called off amid heightened tension and renewed clashes in northern Kosovo.
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UN Syria sanctions call shelved

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 12:27
related countries: Syria Syria

European states propose a new UN resolution on Syria that drops demands for immediate sanctions against President Bashar al-Assad's government.
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UK cinemas braced for tough 2012

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 12:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

More than 65 million tickets were sold at UK cinemas this summer, but distributors predict a challenging 2012 as the box office competes against the Olympics.
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VIDEO: Seven in race for Ireland presidency

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 13:04
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Nominations to become the next Irish president have closed with seven candidates in the race.
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Merkel's credibility at stake in German bailout vote

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 13:13
related countries: Germany Germany

Merkel's credibility at stake in bailout vote
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VIDEO: Can Merkel save bailout plans?

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 13:14
related countries: Germany Germany

The BBC's Steve Evans looks at whether German Chancellor Angela Merkel will win enough support to expand the bailout fund.
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Life in a bankrupt Spanish town

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 13:52
related countries: Spain Spain

Southern town left penniless by boom and bust
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Nepal comes to terms with foreign adoptions tragedy

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 14:18
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The shame of Nepal's child adoption scams
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Kingfisher to end budget airline

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 14:43
related countries: India India

India's Kingfisher Airlines plans to pilot a new premium business model and ground its existing low-cost outfit.
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Bahrain upholds Shia life terms

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 14:51
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

A military court in Bahrain upholds life sentences for eight Shia activists convicted over their role in protests earlier this year.
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VIDEO: Tsunami zone children learn to swim

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 14:57
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan children in areas hit by the 2004 tsunami are given swimming lessons, in the hope of saving lives in future.
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Tyndall's climate message, 150 years on

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 15:02
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Why isn't Irish greenhouse effect pioneer better appreciated?
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US durable goods slip in August

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 15:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: August

Orders for big manufactured goods in the US fell slightly in August after a sharp jump in the previous month, figures show.
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VIDEO: Knox sisters 'thankful' for prison visit

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 15:28
related countries: Italy Italy

Amanda Knox's sisters say they "are thankful" for an hour-long visit, as her appeal continues in Italy.
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Tainted US melons kill up to 16

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 15:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado

Up to 16 people may have died from listeria in contaminated Colorado cantaloupes that have sickened scores of people across the US, officials say.
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Dewani SA extradition is approved

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 15:46
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: The Home

The home secretary approves the extradition of Shrien Dewani, who is accused of arranging the murder of his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa.
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Tribes shoot down Yemeni warplane

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 16:19
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

Armed tribesmen bring down a Yemeni government warplane, as tens of thousands of people demonstrate in the capital, Sanaa.
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Bulgaria arrests Roma clan leader

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 16:38
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

The authorities in Bulgaria arrest a local Roma leader as anti-Roma demonstrations spread and more than 160 people are arrested
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Huge jump in Afghan attacks - UN

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 16:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The UN says there has been a 39% rise in violent incidents in Afghanistan so far this year compared with the same period last year.
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No extradition for Rwanda widow

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 17:25
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

A French court turns down a bid to extradite the widow of Rwanda's ex-President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose killing sparked the 1994 genocide.
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Live - Wednesday football

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 17:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea

Arsenal beat Olympiakos but Chelsea are held by Valencia in the Champions League, while there are two Championship fixtures and a Scottish Premier League match on a busy evening of football.
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Shark mauls man in South Africa

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 17:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A man is attacked by a great white shark on a South African beach, losing both his legs, after reportedly ignoring shark warnings.
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Nepal PM makes new peace pledge

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 17:53
related countries: Nepal Nepal

New Nepalese PM Baburam Bhattarai tells the BBC he will resign if he fails to make progress in the peace process.
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Syria 'targeting Homs scientists'

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 17:59
related countries: Syria Syria

A nuclear physics professor becomes the latest scientist to be killed in the restive Syrian city of Homs, as battles continue in nearby Rastan.
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Cuban authorities ease car sales

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 18:54
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The authorities in Cuba ease a five-decade-old ban on private auto sales, allowing individuals to buy and sell cars built after 1959.
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England job ruled out by Pearce

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 19:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Pearce rules himself out of the race to succeed Fabio Capello as England manager.
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US holds 2,900 illegal immigrants

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 19:22
related countries: United States United States

Nearly 3,000 illegal immigrants with criminal convictions have been arrested in a nationwide round-up across all US states, say officials.
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Al-Qaeda in 9/11 warning to Iran

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 19:35
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Al

Al-Qaeda accuses Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of spreading "conspiracy theories" about the 9/11 attacks in his recent speech to the UN.
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VIDEO: Ceremony marks Confucius' birthday

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 19:41
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

Taiwan commemorates one of the most revered Chinese philosopher with ancient dances and rituals.
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USS Cole bomb suspect to be tried

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 19:45
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States

The prime suspect in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen will face a military tribunal in Guantanamo Bay, US defence officials say.
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Scotland ring changes for England

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 20:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland have made six changes to their starting side to face England on Saturday in Auckland.
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VIDEO: China's space station mission

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 21:30
related countries: China China

China is scheduled to launch a rocket marking its first step towards building its own space station
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Saudi woman's lashing 'revoked'

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 22:09
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah overturns a court ruling sentencing a woman to 10 lashes for breaking a ban on female drivers, reports say.
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UK 'will resist' EU financial tax

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 22:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bank shares have fallen in London after the UK said it would "resist" a financial transaction tax on EU members proposed by the European Commission.
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Bolivia highway protests spread

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 22:59
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Protests against the construction of a highway through Bolivia's Amazon region are spreading, as tens of thousands take to the streets .
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Making Olympic technology work

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 23:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Making the technology for the London Olympics work
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US bomb plot 'aimed at Pentagon'

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 23:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Boston

A US citizen is arrested in Boston accused of planning to bomb the Pentagon and US Capitol building, after an undercover investigation by the FBI.
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Ecuador army used to boost police

Wednesday 28th of September 2011, 23:38
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador turns to army to boost police
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