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UK seeks emergency EU talks on steel

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 0:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Business Secretary Sajid Javid calls for an emergency European Union meeting to discuss the crisis in the steel industry.
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VIDEO: Syrian boy who lives in an airport

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 0:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The Ahmads, a Syrian family who fled from northern Iraq, have been stuck in an airport terminal in Moscow for six weeks.
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Fraudsters hunted over Australia murder

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 0:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australian police say they are on the trail of fraud suspects linked to the murder of a young mother and her daughter.
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Iran 'to be invited' to Syria talks

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 0:25
related countries: Syria Syria, Iran Iran, United States United States

The US says it expects Iran to be invited to international talks over the Syria conflict, marking a shift in policy.
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VIDEO: Cuba's first lady of ballet

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 0:27
related countries: Cuba Cuba

In 1959, Prima ballerina Alicia Alonso founded the Cuban National Ballet following Fidel Castro's revolution.
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Why Pakistani Hindus leave their homes for India

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 0:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Why Pakistani Hindus leave their homes for India
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Cancer variation 'unacceptable'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 0:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Vital opportunities to diagnose cancer patients in England earlier and increase their survival chances are being missed, experts are warning.
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Sydney college 'mis-sold diplomas'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 1:41
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

A Sydney private college is accused by Australia's consumer watchdog of mis-selling diploma courses to vulnerable students, making them take costly government loans.
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French pilots' extradition demanded

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 2:04
related countries: France France, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Dominica Dominica

Dominican Republic calls on France to extradite two pilots who fled after being convicted of trafficking cocaine.
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VIDEO: Tough reality for Korean defectors

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 2:29
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The economic challenges for North Koreans defecting to the South contribute to unusually high rates of suicide.
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Jetstar apology for pregnancy question

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 3:45
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Jetstar Airways says sorry to a passenger in New Zealand who was offended when a crew member asked her if she was pregnant when she was not.
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UK cash to protect antiquities from IS

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 4:07
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A £3m ($4.5m) scheme to help Iraq protect its antiquities from war and Islamic State terrorism has been announced by the UK government.
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Father and son fugitives caught in NSW

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 5:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian father-and-son fugitives Gino and Mark Stocco are caught in New South Wales after eight years on the run and an extensive manhunt.
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Walgreens Boots to buy Rite Aid

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 5:34
related countries: United States United States

Global pharmacy giant Walgreens Boots Alliance agrees to buy US-based rival Rite Aid in a $17.2bn (£11.2bn) all-cash deal
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NAB profits fall short of forecasts

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 6:17
related countries: Australia Australia

One of Australia's biggest lenders, National Australia Bank, posts a 15.5% full year rise in cash profit but still missed expectations.
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VIDEO: Migrants left to 'fend for themselves'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 6:29
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

A large boat used by traffickers to smuggle migrants into Greece from Turkey has been seized by the authorities.
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VIDEO: Self-taught pianist scales heights of success

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 7:59
related countries: France France

Lucas Debargue - a largely self-taught pianist from France - talks to the BBC's Lucy Williamson about his route to musical recognition.
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US to probe violent arrest of pupil

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 8:03
related countries: United States United States

The US justice department investigates whether a police officer broke the law when he dragged a pupil across a classroom in South Carolina.
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VIDEO: Gay priest criticises Vatican in letter

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 8:19
related countries: Poland Poland

The Polish priest who came out as gay earlier this month has shown the BBC the resignation letter he wrote to Pope Francis.
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Pregnant migrant to return to Australia

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 9:19
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Nauru Nauru, Australia Australia

A pregnant Somali woman who says she was raped in Australia's refugee detention camp in Nauru is to be flown back to Australia.
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VIDEO: Paris riots remembered, ten years on

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 9:24
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Bois, Clichy

Ten years ago, the suburb of Clichy-sous-Bois in Paris was at the centre of violent protests, after the death of two young boys.
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'Church makes gay lives hell' - priest

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 9:49
related countries: Poland Poland

The Polish priest stripped of his post after admitting being in a gay relationship says the Roman Catholic Church is causing "immeasurable suffering" to homosexual Catholics.
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Comic Mortimer has triple heart bypass

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 9:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bob Mortimer cancels the first leg of a UK tour with comedy partner Vic Reeves after undergoing a triple heart bypass operation.
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China media denounce US warship

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 10:09
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing

Editorials in Chinese state media denounce the presence of a US warship in the South China Sea, and warn that Beijing is prepared to take action.
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VIDEO: Press freedom in Turkey 'a major concern'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 10:39
related countries: Turkey Turkey

After the inconclusive parliamentary elections in June, Turkey is once again going to the polls this Sunday, with press freedom one of the concerns facing the country.
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US signals shift in anti-IS campaign

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 10:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, United States United States

The US indicates that it will step up its campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, including through direct ground missions.
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Stability of Canada boat questioned

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 10:43
related countries: Canada Canada

Most passengers on a boat which sank off Canada were standing on its left side when a wave hit it from the right, affecting its stability, investigators say.
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Nintendo's sales jump in first half

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 10:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Revenue for Japanese gaming giant Nintendo jumped in the six months to September, boosted by sales of its new Super Mario game and 3DS consoles.
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VIDEO: Why Saudi Arabia matters - in 60 secs

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 11:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Why does Saudi Arabia matter so much to the rest of the world? BBC News explains its significance - in 60 seconds.
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France fine for fake restaurant review

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 12:10
related countries: France France
related places: Dijon

A court in France fines an internet user €2,500 (£1,800; $2,800) for posting a false and malicious review of a Michelin-starred restaurant in Dijon.
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Tributes paid to whale boat victims

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 12:42
related countries: Canada Canada

Further details emerge about Britons who died when a whale-watching boat sank off the Canadian coast.
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Taliban seize quake-hit Darqad district

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 12:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Darqad

The Taliban seize Afghanistan's earthquake-hit Darqad district, raising fears that insecurity may hamper efforts to reach affected areas.
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Australian officials 'paid smugglers'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 13:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A new Amnesty International report says it has evidence Australian officials paid people smugglers and threatened asylum seekers.
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Tragedy highlights poor living conditions of Ireland's travellers

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 13:03
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Tragedy highlights poor living conditions of Ireland's travellers
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Venezuela ex-prosecutor speaks out

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 13:19
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

A Venezuelan ex-prosecutor in the case of Leopoldo Lopez says the opposition leader was wrongly imprisoned because the government feared him.
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Police warn 1,900 of 'threat to life'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 13:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in the UK have warned nearly 2,000 people their lives were under threat in the last four years, new figures show.
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Second Fifa official to be extradited

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 14:01
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States, Botswana Botswana

The former head of Brazilian football has agreed to be extradited from Switzerland to the US to face corruption charges, Swiss justice officials say.
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EU doctor suspended for 'poor English'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 14:27
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Italian doctor has been suspended from practising in the UK after failing an English language test.
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IS targets journalists in Iraq's Mosul

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 14:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

Islamic State militants have killed at least 13 journalists and other media workers in Mosul since seizing the Iraqi city in 2014, a watchdog says.
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Cameron in EU exit plan warning

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 14:46
related countries: Iceland Iceland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron rejects Eurosceptic claims the UK could thrive like Norway if it leaves the EU, ahead of a summit in Iceland.
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Turkey police raid Istanbul media group

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 14:49
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United States United States
related places: Istanbul

Turkish police storm the headquarters a media group linked to US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen days before the country's election.
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Pocock & Hooper key in final - Lomu

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 15:16
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

Jonah Lomu says Australia duo David Pocock and Michael Hooper will give New Zealand a "headache" in Saturday's World Cup final.
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Colombia offers truce with Farc

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 15:50
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos offers a bilateral truce with the Farc rebel group starting from 1 January 2016.
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Hastert guilty plea in hush-money case

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 16:17
related countries: United States United States

Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert pleads guilty in a case that alleges he paid hush-money to conceal "misconduct".
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Terry Jones to direct Feldman play

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 16:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Monty Python's Terry Jones is to direct the world premiere of Jeepers Creepers, a play about British comedy star Marty Feldman.
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Nigeria troops free Boko Haram captives

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 16:40
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The Nigerian army has freed 338 people held by Boko Haram near the group's north-eastern stronghold, local officials say.
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Fewer police on Madeleine McCann case

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 16:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The number of UK officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is cut from 29 to four, the Metropolitan Police says.
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Syrian family in Russian airport limbo

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 16:46
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Syrian family in Russian airport limbo
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VIDEO: Decades in jail for another man's crime

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 17:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A man has been in prison in the US for 23 years for shooting dead a British tourist, even though the judge in his trial and police detectives believe he is innocent of the crime, a BBC investigation finds.
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Thais examine 'lese majeste plot'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 17:35
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thai police say they expect to issue more arrests in an alleged conspiracy to exploit the name of Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn for personal gain.
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US policeman fired for student assault

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 17:45
related countries: United States United States

A school-based US police officer is fired after video showing him throwing a female student across a South Carolina classroom went viral.
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Zanzibar vote annulled after fight

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 17:47
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania
related places: Zanzibar

Elections in Zanzibar are annulled following fights between election commissioners - the opposition says it is being cheated of victory on the Tanzanian archipelago.
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Iran to join international Syria talks

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 17:57
related countries: Austria Austria, Syria Syria
related places: Vienna

Iran's foreign minister will attend multilateral talks on resolving the Syrian conflict in Vienna this week, the first time Tehran has been involved.
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Walmart pulls controversial costume

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 18:16
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

US supermarket Walmart discontinues sale of a controversial Israeli army Halloween outfit for children, as well as a "Sheikh Fagin nose".
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US defence blimp on the loose

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 18:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Maryland

A high-tech US military blimp designed to help detect a missile attack comes loose from its Maryland moorings and is floating free.
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Octogenarian US jewel thief arrested

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 18:26
related countries: United States United States

An 85-year-old American jewel thief who has been on a stealing spree for more than 60 years has been charged with theft again.
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US Fed refrains from interest rate rise

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 18:27
related countries: United States United States

The US central bank decides not to raise interest rates, leaving them at the same low level they have been at since December 2008.
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Briton to be released from Saudi jail

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 18:56
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man who was imprisoned for possessing alcohol in Saudi Arabia will be released within a week, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.
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GB win three golds at Worlds in Doha

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 19:06
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Doha

Britain's Hannah Cockroft, Aled Davies and Richard Whitehead take gold at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha.
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US stocks higher after Fed holds rates

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 20:10
related countries: United States United States

US stocks veer downwards, then surge higher after the Federal Reserve holds interest rates, but fails to rule out a December rate rise.
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Burgess 'considering league return'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 20:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bath

England's Sam Burgess is given time off by Premiership club Bath to consider his future in rugby union, BBC Sport learns.
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VIDEO: Harry: 'Afghanistan changed my life'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 21:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Prince Harry meets Michelle Obama during a visit to the US to promote Invictus Games, and recalls the effect of serving in Afghanistan.
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O'Sullivan will not defend UK title

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 21:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: York

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan will not be defending his UK Snooker Championship title in York in November.
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Austria plans Slovenia border fence

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 22:08
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Slovenia Slovenia

Austria plans to build a fence at the main border crossing used by migrants entering from Slovenia, as Germany toughens its line on failed asylum seekers.
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Prince Harry meets Barack Obama

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 22:18
related countries: United States United States

Prince Harry meets US president Barack Obama during a visit to the US to promote the Invictus Games.
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Eritrea footballers 'gain asylum'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 22:39
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea, Botswana Botswana

Botswana grants asylum to 10 Eritrean footballers who refused to return home after a World Cup qualifying match, their lawyer says.
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Google's net balloons to circle Earth

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 23:00
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Google says it will soon have a string of 300 internet-beaming balloons circling the Earth, as three Indonesian firms agree to join its trials.
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Carson faces US Republican debate test

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 23:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado, Republican, Boulder

New Republican frontrunner Ben Carson faces his first major test at the third Republican debate in Boulder, Colorado.
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VIDEO: Man facing lashes in Saudi to be freed

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 23:23
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man, who was threatened with flogging for having homemade wine in his car in Saudi Arabia, is to be freed.
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Marine Le Pen in vote violation row

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 23:36
related countries: France France

French National Front leader Marine Le Pen is accused of violating European Parliament rules by getting an MEP to vote on her behalf.
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Russia 2018 vote 'already agreed'

Wednesday 28th of October 2015, 23:36
related countries: Russia Russia

Suspended Fifa president Sepp Blatter suggests the decision to give Russia the 2018 World Cup was decided before the vote.
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