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In pictures: Coffee houses of India

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 0:02
related countries: India India

The worker-owned cafes bringing coffee to people across India
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Friday 2nd of October 2015, 0:56
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A Swedish study of five million people appears to support the theory that height and cancer risk are linked.
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VW takes 4,000 cars off the UK market

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 0:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Volkswagen is suspending the sale of 4,000 vehicles in the UK as a result of the emissions scandal.
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Hunt for Nefertiti in Tutankhamun tomb

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 1:05
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Radar equipment will test a British archaeologist's theory that the Egyptian pharaoh queen Nefertiti could be buried in King Tutankhamun's tomb.
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Turnbull challenged over asylum policy

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 2:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull faces fresh calls to shut down Australia's offshore migrant detention centres, amid ongoing allegations of abuse.
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Eleven dead in Afghan Hercules crash

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 3:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Jalalabad

At least 11 people die, including six US troops, after a US C-130 Hercules aircraft crashes at an airport in Afghanistan, the US military confirms.
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Hurricane Joaquin batters Bahamas

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 3:57
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas

Hurricane Joaquin brings heavy rains and winds to parts of the Bahamas after it was reclassified up to the second strongest type of storm.
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Turtles given poo-collecting swimsuits

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 5:04
related countries: Australia Australia

Scientists in Australia invent an innovative way of collecting faecal samples of endangered sea turtles - customised designer nappies.
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Gatland torn by England v Australia

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 6:22
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

If Australia beat England Wales are in the World Cup last eight but their New Zealand-born coach Warren Gatland is staying neutral.
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Australia to deport anti-abortionist

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 6:32
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

US anti-abortion campaigner Troy Newman will be deported from Australia after a high court says he should not have arrived without a visa.
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Japanese shares flat on mixed data

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 6:53
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese shares end flat after a series of mixed economic data did little to boost investors' confidence in the world's third largest economy.
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VIDEO: Battle for Kunduz 'not yet won'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 6:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Fighting is continuing between Afghan forces and the Taliban in parts of Afghanistan's northern city of Kunduz, despite government claims that it had regained control of the city.
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NZ Maori women support Chris Brown tour

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 7:03
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United States United States

Maori women leaders support US entertainer Chris Brown's bid to visit New Zealand, after he was denied a visa over his domestic violence conviction.
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Fierce clashes for control of Kunduz

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 7:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Explosions and gunfire have been reported in Kunduz as Afghan government forces try to drive out Taliban fighters who seized the northern city earlier this week.
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VIDEO: Gunman's father speaks of shock

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 8:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon

Nine people have been killed and seven injured in a shooting at a college in the US state of Oregon, say police.
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VIDEO: How common are US school gun attacks?

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 8:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon

The killing of nine people in an Oregon college is the 294th mass shooting in the US this year.
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VIDEO: Paris aims to stub out cigarette litter

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 8:22
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Paris is tightening fines for smokers who drop cigarette butts on the pavement - after cleaning up 350 tonnes of the litter each year.
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Uber: Cab plan against public interest

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 8:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Uber says that Transport for London's proposals to regulate the minicab business are 'against the public interest'.
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Juventus want Italian league B teams

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 8:39
related countries: Italy Italy

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli calls for a change to the Italian league system with B teams introduced.
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GPs being paid to cut patient referrals

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 8:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some doctors in England are being offered thousands of pounds in bonuses to cut the number of patients being sent to hospital, an investigation finds.
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Ferguson to manage Beckham again

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 9:56
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Sir Alex Ferguson will manage a Great Britain and Ireland XI captained by David Beckham in a charity match at Old Trafford.
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Nine killed in US college shooting

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 10:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon

Nine people at a college in Oregon have been shot dead by a 26-year-old gunman who was later killed in a police shootout.
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Tories pick Goldsmith for London mayor

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 10:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Zac Goldsmith will contest the 2016 London mayoral election for the Conservatives, it is announced.
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Kenyan 'fake doctor' charged with rape

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 11:17
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

A Kenyan man is charged with 12 offences including rape, impersonating a gynaecologist and operating a clinic without a licence in Nairobi.
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India vows to slow emissions rise

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 11:35
related countries: India India

India, the world's third largest carbon emitter, pledges to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions intensity by up to 35% by 2030, compared with 2005.
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VIDEO: Netanyahu's 'deafening' 44-second UN silence

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 11:39
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pauses for 44 seconds during his speech to the UN General Assembly to highlight what he called an absence of criticism about Iran's threats against Israel.
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India students in Gandhi dress create Guinness record

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 12:26
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

School children from the southern Indian city of Bangalore create a world record for "the largest gathering of people dressed as Mohandas Gandhi".
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S Korea expels Russian athletes

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 12:40
related countries: Russia Russia, South Korea South Korea

South Korea sends nine Russian athletes, trainers and journalists home after they allegedly got drunk on a flight to the military world games.
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Two 'shot dead' near Sydney police HQ

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 12:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Two people have been killed in a shooting outside New South Wales state police headquarters in western Sydney, Australian police say.
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'England need Australia masterplan'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 12:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

England need to be streetwise to counter Australia and keep their World Cup hopes alive, says ex-England star Jeremy Guscott.
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VIDEO: Last gap in migrant border fence

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 13:05
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Croatia Croatia

Thousands of refugees and migrants seeking sanctuary in Europe continue to cross the border from Croatia into Hungary every day.
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Indonesia plane 'missing in Sulawesi'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 13:16
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A search is under way for an Indonesian passenger plane carrying 10 people, which lost contact with air traffic control over Sulawesi island.
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Scotland not second string - Visser

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 13:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Winger Tim Visser is only thinking about beating South Africa and rejects the notion that Scotland are a weakened side.
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VIDEO: Suicides among young Iraqis rising

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 14:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Activists are warning of a rise in suicides among young people in Iraq.
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VW faces further inquiries in Europe

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 14:09
related countries: France France

France and Italy launch investigations into Volkswagen over the rigging of emission tests.
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VIDEO: Building Ghana's bamboo bikes

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 14:46
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Kumasi

The BBC's Suzanne Vanhooymissen talks to some bamboo bike builders in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi.
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Syria strikes 'will fuel extremism'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 14:57
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Members of the US-led coalition against Islamic State tell Russia to cease strikes they say have targeted opposition forces in Syria.
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VIDEO: Kunduz witness: 'No Afghan troops here'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 15:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Rights groups have expressed concern for the large numbers of civilians trapped in the Afghan city of Kunduz, amid fierce fighting between the Taliban and government troops.
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Israel hunts for couple's killers

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 15:35
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Hundreds of troops are looking for Palestinians who shot dead an Israeli couple as they drove in the West Bank with their four children, Israel says.
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Film stars pay tribute to Brian Friel

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 15:35
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Hollywood stars have been paying tribute to Irish playwright Brian Friel who has died aged 86.
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Games athlete 'fears homelessness'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 15:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

A Sierra Leonean athlete refused the right to stay in the UK tells the BBC he fears he will end up homeless if he returns to the African country.
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Hamburg property grab for migrants

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 16:08
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Hamburg

Hamburg becomes the first German city to pass a law allowing the seizure of empty commercial properties in order to house migrants.
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Fears for Afghans trapped in Kunduz

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 16:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Rights groups have expressed concern for civilians trapped in the Afghan city of Kunduz, as the government accuses the Taliban of crimes against humanity.
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Rousseff reshuffle to shore up support

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 16:14
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff closes eight ministries and reshuffles her cabinet in an effort to cut costs and shore up support.
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Sam Smith's Bond hits number one

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 16:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wall

Writing's On The Wall by Sam Smith becomes the first James Bond theme to reach number one in the UK, knocking Justin Bieber off the top spot.
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Burundi officials face EU sanctions

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 16:55
related countries: Burundi Burundi

The EU imposes sanctions on three Burundi officials accused of ordering the use of excessive force against protestors, along with a coup plotter.
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Amsterdam brothels face language rules

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 17:23
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch brothel owners must be able to communicate with sex workers in their own language to protect them from abuse, the EU's top court has ruled.
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Inzamam named Afghanistan coach

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 17:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Pakistan Pakistan

Afghanistan appoint former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq as temporary coach for their tour of Zimbabwe.
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Councils' Syria funding extended

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 17:54
related countries: Syria Syria

The government says it is extending funding for councils to "assist" with the costs of helping Syrian refugees.
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Five children 'bomb Nigerian city'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 17:59
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Maiduguri

Five children were behind a series of deadly explosions in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Thursday evening, security sources say.
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SSI steel firm goes into liquidation

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 18:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Redcar

SSI UK, owners of the mothballed Redcar steelworks where 1,700 jobs are at stake, goes into liquidation
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Hungary-Croatia migrant row escalates

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 18:17
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hungarian PM Viktor Orban accuses his Croatian counterpart of being a mouthpiece of international socialism, in a growing row over migrants.
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Boy sentenced to life over Anzac plot

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 18:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

A 15-year-old British boy who plotted to behead police officers at an Anzac Day parade in Australia is sentenced to life, and must serve at least five years in custody.
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Colombia kills most wanted drug lord

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 18:46
related countries: Colombia Colombia

One of Colombia's most wanted drug lords - Victor Navarro, known as "Megateo" - is killed in government air strikes.
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Tunisia to lift state of emergency

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 18:49
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Sousse

Tunisia is to lift a state of emergency which was imposed a week after 38 people were killed in a terror attack in the resort city of Sousse.
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Pope Francis met gay couple in US

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 19:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The pontiff had a private meeting with a gay couple last week in Washington, one of his guests tells the BBC.
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Markets recover after US jobs figures

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 19:17
related countries: United States United States

The US economy added just 142,000 jobs in September, lowering the chance of an interest rate rise this year.
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Russia steps up Syrian strikes

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 19:21
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Is

Russia ramps up its campaign of air strikes against opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, amid fresh criticism from the US-led anti-IS coalition.
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New York Jets ship toilet rolls to UK

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 19:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley, London

The New York Jets ship 350 toilet rolls to London ahead of their Wembley clash with the Miami Dolphins because an intern said British toilet paper was "very thin" and the plumbing was inferior.
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Ukraine rebels 'have new rockets'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 20:18
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

International monitors spot a powerful new Russian-made rocket system in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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Oregon gunman 'targeted Christians'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 20:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon

The gunman who killed nine people and wounded seven others in Oregon targeted Christians, the father of one of the victims says.
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New Zealand 43-10 Georgia

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 21:00
related countries: Georgia Georgia, New Zealand New Zealand

Holders New Zealand qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals courtesy of an underwhelming win over a committed Georgia.
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UK policy in Syria 'wishful thinking'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 21:17
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's policy in Syria has been hampered by "wishful thinking", the UK's former senior military adviser in the Middle East tells BBC Newsnight.
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Obama: Russia strikes 'strengthen IS'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 21:35
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States

US President Barack Obama says the Russian bombing campaign in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad is "only strengthening" Islamic State.
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Fifa sponsors say Blatter must go

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 22:00
related countries: United States United States

Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not resign despite major sponsors, including Coca-Cola, calling for him to step down.
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VIDEO: Scorpions seized at Paris airport

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 22:29
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Customs officers at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris have seized 115 live scorpions in two separate shipments.
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US farmers uncover woolly mammoth bones

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 22:42
related countries: United States United States

Two Michigan farmers discovered a woolly mammoth skeleton completely on accident.
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VIDEO: 'Rugby changed my whole life'

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 23:17
related countries: India India

A charity in India is using rugby to teach young people valuable life lessons.
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Bomb blasts hit Nigeria capital Abuja

Friday 2nd of October 2015, 23:28
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Abuja

Two blasts have rocked the outskirts of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, with casualties reported, officials say.
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