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Berlin protest against EU-US trade deal

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 1:24
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States
related places: Berlin

Thousands protest in the German capital Berlin against the planned TTIP free-trade deal between the EU and US.
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VIDEO: Riding a bike 'extends your life'

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 2:40
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Utrecht

Researchers at the University of Utrecht, in the Netherlands, say that Dutch cyclists live longer than people who do not use a bike.
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Russian reservations on Syria strikes

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 3:46
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Polls say Russians back Syria strikes, but it's more complex
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VIDEO: Bomb attack hits Turkish capital

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 5:01
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

At least 95 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a multiple bomb attack in the Turkish capital Ankara.
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VIDEO: Can energy be stored in air-filled caves?

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 6:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A sustainable energy project in Northern Ireland is proving controversial, as Andy Martin reports.
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Pedrosa claims 50th Grand Prix win

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 7:13
related countries: Japan Japan, Spain Spain
related places: Motegi

Spain's Dani Pedrosa wins his 50th Grand Prix of his career with victory in the Japanese MotoGP in Motegi.
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VIDEO: Protesters clash with police in Turkey

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 7:23
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Protesters clashed with police on Saturday night in Turkey after earlier bomb blasts killed at least 95 people ahead of a peace rally .
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South Indian actress Manorama dies

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 7:27
related countries: India India

One of the best-known South Indian actresses, Gopishantha - better-known by her stage name Manorama, dies, aged 78, her family says.
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USA win dramatic Presidents Cup

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 7:37
related countries: South Korea South Korea

USA win the Presidents Cup for the ninth time in 11 contests, beating the International team 15½-14½ in Incheon, South Korea.
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'Witchcraft' abuse cases on the rise

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 7:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Child abuse linked to exorcism and accusations of witchcraft is on the rise, particularly in London, figures obtained by the BBC suggest
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Sainz passed fit to race after crash

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 8:32
related countries: Russia Russia

Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz is cleared to race in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix following his high-speed crash in practice.
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Celebrations as Wales team due home

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 8:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

A triumphant Wales football team will fly into Cardiff to join the celebrations after reaching their first major football tournament since 1958.
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Sainz to race in Russia after crash

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 8:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz will race in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix following his high-speed crash in practice.
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Wales' Williams out of World Cup

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 9:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Wales back Liam Williams is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after suffering a foot injury in the defeat against Australia.
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VIDEO: Crowds gather as Turkey mourns dead

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 9:26
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Crowds gather in Ankara for a memorial as Turkey mourns the deaths of almost 100 people in bomb blasts at a peace rally.
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Ex-Anglo Irish boss arrested in US

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 9:53
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United States United States
related places: Boston

The former boss of Anglo Irish Bank has been arrested on an extradition warrant in the US city of Boston, the state US Attorney's Office says.
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Polls open in Belarus president vote

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 10:51
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Presidential elections are taking place in Belarus, where voters are expected to return incumbent Alexander Lukashenko to power.
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Grangemouth firm buys North Sea fields

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 11:22
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Twelve North Sea gas fields are sold by the Russian oligarch who bought them earlier last year but was forced by the UK Government to sell them.
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VIDEO: N Korea stages huge torchlight parade

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 12:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea hllds a massive torchlight parade to conclude the country's anniversary celebrations.
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Hamilton on brink of title in Russia

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 13:04
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Russia Russia

Lewis Hamilton wins an incident-packed Russian Grand Prix to move to the brink of his third world championship.
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Japan woman 'held in China for spying'

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 13:20
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

A Japanese woman is being detained by the Chinese authorities on suspicion of spying, according to Japanese media reports.
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Argentina 64-19 Namibia

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 13:37
related countries: Ireland Ireland, France France, Namibia Namibia

Argentina prepare for their World Cup quarter-final against France or Ireland by scoring nine tries to beat Namibia.
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Djokovic thrashes Nadal in China

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 13:55
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal 6-2 6-2 to win his sixth China Open title in Beijing, while Garbine Muguruza wins the women's title.
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Michael Winner's widow attacked in raid

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 13:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The widow of film director and Sunday Times columnist Michael Winner is beaten with an iron bar during a raid at her home in London.
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Title not done and dusted - Hamilton

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 15:02
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Russia Russia
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says there is "still a long way to go" in the F1 title race despite moving to the brink of triumph in Russia.
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Bale: Wales success may top Real win

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 15:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain
related places: Real

Gareth Bale says qualifying for Euro 2016 with Wales might be better than winning the Champions League with Real Madrid.
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UK military convoy attacked in Kabul

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 15:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A convoy of UK military vehicles has been hit by a blast in the Afghan capital, UK officials say, with seven reported injured but no British casualties.
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Mercedes seal title after penalty

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 15:24
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Russia Russia

Mercedes win their second consecutive constructors' title following Lewis Hamilton's victory in the Russian Grand Prix.
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Nepal elects PM amid political crisis

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 15:32
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Parliament in Nepal elects a new prime minister, Khadga Prasad Oli, who faces a series of daunting challenges.
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Italy win books 2019 World Cup spot

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 15:34
related countries: Italy Italy, Romania Romania

Italy secure a bonus-point win over Romania to finish third in World Cup Pool D and book their place at the 2019 tournament.
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Guineans vote in presidential poll

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 15:41
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guineans are voting in what is only the second democratic presidential election since the west African country won independence in 1958.
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Farage: I back both EU 'Out' campaigns

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 15:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he is backing both groups campaigning for the UK to vote to leave the EU.
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Iraq says IS leader's convoy hit

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 16:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's military says its air force has hit a convoy of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but there has been no independent confirmation of the strike.
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Assad forces 'make gains in Syria'

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 16:18
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Rebel forces in Syria come under pressure as government troops reportedly make significant gains in the wake of heavy Russian air strikes.
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Lithuania v England

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 16:26
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Everton defender Phil Jagielka will captain England for their final Euro 2016 qualifier in Lithuania.
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VIDEO: Desperate refugees return to Syria

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 17:16
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Syria Syria

A growing numbers of Syrians are returning to their country from Jordan because of poverty and desperate living conditions, the UN refugee agency has said.
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Ireland 24-9 France

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 17:38
related countries: Argentina Argentina, France France

Ireland book a World Cup quarter-final against Argentina by beating France in a pulsating Pool D decider in Cardiff.
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Finland 1-1 Northern Ireland

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 17:53
related countries: Finland Finland

Northern Ireland finish top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group despite conceding a late equaliser away to Finland.
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Armenia 0-3 Albania

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 18:33
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Albania qualify for a major tournament for the first time in their history as their win in Armenia sends them to Euro 2016.
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VIDEO: Migrant misery amid mud and rain

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 19:04
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

The numbers of people passing through Macedonia is rising again and there is a sense of urgency to travel to northern Europe before the winter makes the journey impossible.
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Krul ruled out for rest of season

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 19:37
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury suffered playing for the Netherlands.
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Turkey mourns rally blast victims

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 19:42
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Thousands gather in Turkey's capital, Ankara, to pay tribute to the victims of Saturday's bomb blasts which killed at least 95 people.
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EU bank chief 'could recall VW loans'

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 19:49
related countries: Germany Germany

The European Investment Bank could recall loans it gave to Volkswagen, its president has told a German newspaper.
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Showing another side of China - via Instagram

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 19:57
related countries: China China

Startling pictures showing China - but not as you know it
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Two RAF staff die in Afghanistan crash

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 20:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two RAF service personnel have been killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Poland 2-1 Republic of Ireland

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 20:46
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw

Poland beat the Republic of Ireland to automatic Euro 2016 qualification thanks to a 2-1 victory in Warsaw.
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O’Connell Ireland career may be over

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 20:53
related countries: Ireland Ireland, France France

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt fears Paul O'Connell's Test career may be over after his injury in the World Cup against France.
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Palestinians die in Israel Gaza raid

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 21:09
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Israeli jets carry out air strikes on two targets in the Gaza Strip, with a mother and child reported dead, in the latest sign of mounting tensions.
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Hodgson dismisses 'easy cap' claims

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 21:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England manager Roy Hodgson dismisses the claims that it has never been easier to win an international call-up.
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VIDEO: Instagram project reveals China life

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 21:36
related countries: China China

Determined to show the world a more nuanced view of China, Kevin Frayer founded the Eyes on China project on Instagram, which is banned in the country.
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Turkish air force pounds rebels

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 22:02
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

The Turkish air force pounds Kurdish militants as the country mourns for nearly 100 people killed in a bomb attack in the capital, Ankara.
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Mexico releases file on 43 students

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 22:06
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's attorney general makes public the file on last year's disappearance of 43 student teachers who clashed with the police.
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Heard the one about the minister who got in a 'Kabul Taxi'?

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 23:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Heard the joke about the Afghan minister who got in a cab?
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Colombia's north-east struggles with drought

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 23:24
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The drought killing children in Colombia
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Iran's digital start-ups signal changing times

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 23:36
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's digital start-ups reflect changing times
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Putin defends Russia's Syria strikes

Sunday 11th of October 2015, 23:53
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

President Vladimir Putin defends Russia's military operations in Syria, saying the aim is to "stabilise the legitimate authority" of Bashar al-Assad.
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