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VIDEO: What is causing the UK storms?

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 0:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Science editor David Shukman explains what is causing the heavy rain, strong winds and severe flooding which has struck parts of the UK.
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France's unwanted Roma

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 0:15
related countries: France France

The immigrants France constantly moves from one camp to another
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VIDEO: Investigating China's ivory trade

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 0:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China
related places: London

On the eve of a major conservation conference in London, the BBC has carried out an undercover investigation into China's illegal ivory traders and how they operate.
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Senate passes US debt ceiling bill

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 0:28
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate sends to the president a bill to raise the country's borrowing limit for another year, ending a series of standoffs over the issue.
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The scribe of Bamako

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 0:31
related countries: Mali Mali
related places: Bamako

The scribes of Mali who put their clients' passion into poetry
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VIDEO: Relief operation continues in Homs

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 0:40
related countries: Syria Syria

International organisations were able to get back into Homs on Wednesday to help civilians trapped in the besieged Syrian city.
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VIDEO: North Korea opens first ski resort

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 0:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea, not known for its winter sports or tourist industry, has opened a new high-end ski resort in the country's eastern mountains.
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Man dies as 100mph winds batter UK

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 0:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Man dies as winds gusting over 100mph lash parts of the UK in what the assistant chief of the defence staff describes as an "almost unparalleled natural crisis".
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Cisco shares tumble on weak sales

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 1:51
related countries: United States United States

Shares of network equipment giant Cisco Systems fall by more than 4% in extended US trading after the company reports falling sales and profits.
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Afghan-US row over detainee release

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 2:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Bagram

Afghanistan says it will go ahead with the release of 65 detainees from Bagram detention centre despite the US insisting the men are "dangerous".
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VIDEO: US winter storm to travel up coast

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 2:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: South

A winter storm is bearing down on the densely populated US north-east, after causing transport chaos in the South.
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Suspected war criminals 'stay in UK'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 4:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Official figures show 49 people suspected of genocide, torture or serious crimes abroad are living in Britain despite being considered priority cases for deportation.
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VIDEO: Castaway 'wants to be left in peace'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 4:09
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

A castaway from El Salvador who says he spent more than a year adrift in the Pacific is back home.
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'Surge' in Syria fighting death toll

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 4:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Syria Syria
related places: Geneva

Activists in Syria report a surge in fighting across the country, amid attempts to broker a peace deal in the Swiss city of Geneva.
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Australian fined for killing shark

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 4:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian man who killed a great white shark by ramming it with his boat and beating it with a pole is fined $16,000 for harming a threatened species.
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US envoy Powell meets Narendra Modi

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 6:03
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Powell

US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell holds talks with controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi marking an end to a decade-long US boycott of the leader.
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China's lunar rover 'could be saved'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 6:16
related countries: China China

China's first lunar rover - Jade Rabbit - has woken up from its dormancy period despite experiencing mechanical problems, state media report.
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Pakistan police killed by bomb blast

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 6:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

At least 11 policemen have been killed and more than 40 injured in a suspected suicide bomb attack in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi.
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Australia man shot after killing son

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 6:58
related countries: Australia Australia

A man who killed his 11-year-old son at a cricket ground in Australia and was then shot by police dies in hospital.
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Kerry in Seoul amid Korea tensions

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 9:40
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul, Korea

US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Seoul, a day after the two Koreas made little progress in their highest-level talks in six years.
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VIDEO: Winter storm brings havoc to US east

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 9:54
related countries: United States United States

A winter storm of "historical proportions" is bringing large quantities of snow to the US north-east, after gridlocking traffic and causing power cuts across the south.
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Sting musical finds Broadway home

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 10:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: New York, Broadway

Sting's musical about shipbuilding in the North East of England will debut on the New York stage in September.
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Italy's PM faces leadership showdown

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 10:25
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's centre-left Prime Minister Enrico Letta faces a crisis meeting amid speculation that the party leader Matteo Renzi wants to take his job.
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Tributes paid to comedian Sid Caesar

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 10:29
related countries: United States United States

Mel Brooks and Woody Allen are among those who have paid tribute to veteran US comedian Sid Caesar, who died on Wednesday aged 91.
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French editor quits over reform plan

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 10:31
related countries: France France

The editor-in-chief of left-leaning French newspaper Liberation resigns after a bitter row with staff over his plans to transform the paper into a social network.
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Belgian MPs vote on child euthanasia

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 10:48
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgium's lower house is expected to support a controversial bill extending euthanasia to terminally-ill children.
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Woods misses out on slopestyle medal

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 11:28
related countries: United States United States

Great Britain's James Woods defies injury to finish in the ski slopestyle as American Joss Christensen takes gold in Sochi.
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'Yes' vote 'means leaving pound'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 11:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Chancellor George Osborne says a vote for Scottish independence would mean walking away from the pound.
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Venezuela protests end in violence

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 12:01
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

At least three people are killed in deadly clashes during anti-government student protests in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.
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VIDEO: IOC: Olympics 'not a political stage'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 12:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister David Cameron's decision not to attend the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is a "missed opportunity" the president of the International Olympic Committee says.
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Greece jobless rate hits new record

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 12:12
related countries: Greece Greece

The jobless rate in Greece reached a record high of 28% in November, according to newly released government figures.
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VIDEO: Jackie Chan in wildlife campaign plea

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 12:22
related countries: China China

Actor Jackie Chan speaks about his efforts to change Chinese attitudes towards endangered animals
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Power cuts continue after storms

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 12:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tens of thousands of homes in England and Wales remain without power and there is renewed transport disruption after hurricane-force winds.
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Putin backs Sisi 'presidency bid'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 12:52
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Russia Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin says he backs Egypt's military chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in his "bid for the presidency" - a move not yet announced.
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Froch and Groves agree to rematch

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 13:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British super-middleweight rivals Carl Froch and George Groves will fight for a second time on 31 May.
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Comcast buys Time Warner Cable

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 13:25
related countries: United States United States

Comcast has confirmed a deal to buy Time Warner Cable for about $45bn (£27bn), creating a company that could control three-quarters of the US cable industry.
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Christie denied silver after penalty

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 13:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Elise Christie loses out on Olympic silver after being penalised for taking out two of her speed skating rivals.
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Sir Tom and Sir Cliff join Morrissey

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 13:32
related countries: United States United States

Veteran singers Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones will appear alongside Morrissey at a pair of US concerts later this year
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Utopia series set for US remake

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 13:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Utopia

Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn and director David Fincher sign up to remake Channel 4's thriller Utopia for HBO in the US.
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Ancient American's genome mapped

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 13:51
related countries: United States United States

Present-day Native Americans are descended from some of the continent's earliest settlers, a genetic study suggests.
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Dutch ex-minister's death 'a crime'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 14:08
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch police suspect former health minister Els Borst, who was found dead in her garage earlier this week, was the victim of a crime.
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Kenya arrests over banned Oscar film

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 14:39
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Dozens of pirate DVD traders have been arrested in Kenya for selling banned copies of The Wolf of Wall Street, Kenya's film censors tell the BBC.
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Car bomb explodes by Somali airport

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 14:47
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

At least six people die after a car bomb explodes close to the gate of the international airport in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, police say.
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African states spurn ivory sales

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 14:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The leaders of four African nations have pledged to honour a 10-year moratorium on sales of ivory.
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VIDEO: Former Afghan prisoners enjoy freedom

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 15:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Bagram

The BBC's David Loyn speaks to some of the 65 prisoners released from high security Bagram detention centre.
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Pink Panther suspect held in Spain

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 15:14
related countries: Spain Spain

Borko Ilincic, a suspected member of the so-called Pink Panther gang of jewel thieves, is arrested in Spain.
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Second Danish zoo may kill giraffe

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 15:28
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The Danish Jyllands Park Zoo says it may have to follow Copenhagen Zoo in slaughtering its giraffe, also called Marius, despite the outcry.
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Stars at Roger Lloyd Pack funeral

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 15:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Only Fools and Horses stars Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst are among the mourners at actor Roger Lloyd Pack's funeral in London.
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Pepper spray halts Indian parliament

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 15:31
related countries: India India

Chaos breaks out in the lower house of India's parliament after an MP uses pepper spray to disrupt proceedings.
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Zhang wins women's 1,000m speed skating

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 15:37
related countries: China China

Zhang Hong storms to victory in the women's 1,000m speed skating, winning China's first Winter Olympic gold in the event.
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VIDEO: Asia Beats: Le Cat Trong Ly, Vietnam

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 15:51
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnamese artist Le Cat Trong Ly left her classical music studies to follow her passion for singing and song-writing.
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Prisoners in US-Afghan row freed

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 16:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Bagram

Afghan authorities release 65 detainees from the Bagram detention centre, a move the US condemns as "deeply regrettable".
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Thailand deports Rohingyas to Burma

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 16:27
related countries: Burma Burma, Thailand Thailand

Officials in Thailand say that Rohingya Muslims who were held at detention centres have been sent back to Burma.
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Olympic Nazi row threatens top Russian radio station

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 16:32
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian radio station threatened over Putin Nazi jibe
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Moscow's Egyptian gambit

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 16:42
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Russia Russia, United States United States

The shifting relationship between Russia, the US and Egypt
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Italy PM's rival calls for change

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 17:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Matteo Renzi, political rival of Italy's Prime Minister Enrico Letta, calls for a "new government" and asks his party for its support.
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Italian PM Letta 'to resign'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 17:21
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta is to submit his resignation on Friday, he says in a statement.
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No cinema seats for China Valentines

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 17:29
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

Chinese Valentine couples hoping to cuddle up at a Shanghai cinema will be out of luck because of a campaign to make them sit apart.
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Syrian rebel stronghold bombarded

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 17:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian government forces have resumed their bombardment of the town of Yabroud, the last rebel stronghold in the Qalamoun mountains, activists say.
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Germany complete luge clean sweep

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 17:55
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany make it four golds from all four Sochi luge events with victory in the Winter Olympics' first team relay.
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VIDEO: Smartphone skirt to debut on catwalk

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 18:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A show at London Fashion Week will debut the world's first skirt made of smartphones.
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Torvill and Dean recreate routine

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 18:30
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
related places: Sarajevo

Figure skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean return to Sarajevo to recreate gold medal-winning performance 30 years after winning at the 1984 Winter Olympics.
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VIDEO: CAR violence 'must be stopped'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 18:36
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

The United Nation's high commissioner for refugees has called for an end to the "shocking" violence in the Central African Republic.
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Nigeria state 'needs extra troops'

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 18:39
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Borno

The governor of Nigeria's Borno state calls for more troops to be deployed to combat Boko Haram Islamist militants following a deadly town attack.
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Rolls-Royce shares slump on warning

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 18:40
related countries: United States United States

Shares in Rolls-Royce fall 13.6% after the aero-engine manufacturer warns profits at its defence-aerospace division will fall 15%-20%.
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VIDEO: Giant pumps put to work in Somerset

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 18:46
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Two high-volume pumps imported from the Netherlands have started work to try and reduce the water levels on the flooded Somerset Levels.
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Belgium approves child euthanasia

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 18:57
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgium becomes the first country in the world to allow child euthanasia without any age limit, after parliament passed a bill by a wide majority.
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VIDEO: Rare footage of Boko Haram aftermath

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 19:02
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Konduga

The BBC's Will Ross takes a look at the devastation left after a Boko Haram attack in the town of Konduga, Nigeria.
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VIDEO: Taj Mahal brought online by Google

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 19:50
related countries: India India

The Indian ministry of culture is teaming up with Google to bring the Taj Mahal and 99 other heritage sites to Street View.
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Palestinian killed near Gaza border

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 20:02
related countries: Israel Israel

A Palestinian man has been killed and another wounded by Israeli soldiers near the border fence in northern Gaza, Palestinian medics and officials say.
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Filming under fire in Brazil

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 20:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

The perils which claimed a Brazilian cameraman's life
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More rain and high winds forecast

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 20:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A new band of heavy rain is expected to hit the UK on Friday, as engineers work to reconnect power supplies cut off by Wednesday's storm.
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Johnson burst puts Australia on top

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 20:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Australia Australia
related places: Pretoria

Bowler Mitchell Johnson claims four South Africa wickets to put Australia in control on day two of the first Test in Pretoria.
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Bridgestone guilty of price-fixing

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 21:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tyre, Justice

Tyre maker Bridgestone pleads guilty to price-fixing and agrees to pay a $425m fine to the US Department of Justice.
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Seven decades of bitterness

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 21:17
related countries: Japan Japan

Why China and Japan are unable to move on from WW2
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Winter storm engulfs US east coast

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 22:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: South

A deadly winter storm envelops the US East Coast, dumping heavy snow on Washington DC and New York, grounding flights and shutting the government.
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Bobsleigh hits track worker in Sochi

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 22:38
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Sochi

A track worker at the Sochi Winter Olympics is airlifted to hospital with leg injuries after being hit by a bobsleigh, officials in the Russian city say.
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Italian PM 'torpedoed' by 'boundlessly ambitious' mayor

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 22:45
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Florence

How Italy's PM was toppled by the young mayor of Florence
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US man guilty of waterboarding girl

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 23:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delaware

An ex-paediatrician in the US state of Delaware is found of guilty of waterboarding his 11-year-old stepdaughter by holding her head under a tap.
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Froch has made big mistake - Groves

Thursday 13th of February 2014, 23:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

George Groves says British super-middleweight rival Carl Froch has made a "terrible mistake" by agreeing to a rematch.
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