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MPs worried by UK refugee 'capacity'

Friday 30th of October 2015, 0:06
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK may not be prepared for the number of Syrian refugees the government plans to accept, MPs say.
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Hurricane brings rare praise for Mexico president

Friday 30th of October 2015, 0:17
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Hurricane Patricia brings rare praise for Mexico's president
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Why is Punjab in turmoil?

Friday 30th of October 2015, 0:22
related countries: India India

Why is India's Punjab in a state of turmoil?
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RBS cuts ties with US bank Citizens

Friday 30th of October 2015, 0:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The Royal Bank of Scotland is selling its remaining 20.9% stake in the US bank Citizens as it continues to focus on the UK market.
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Inquiry call over vanished cruise woman

Friday 30th of October 2015, 1:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Mexico Mexico

The disappearance of a woman from a cruise ship near Mexico four years ago should be investigated by UK authorities, an MP demands.
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Yemen refugees choosing to return to a failed state

Friday 30th of October 2015, 1:02
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Yemen Yemen

When fleeing to Somalia is better than staying in Yemen
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Living under a shadow of fear in Central African Republic

Friday 30th of October 2015, 1:07
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

Can the Central African Republic overcome its divides ?
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EU and US to ease Belarus sanctions

Friday 30th of October 2015, 1:25
related countries: Belarus Belarus, United States United States

The EU and US will suspend most sanctions against Belarus including an asset freeze and travel ban against President Alexander Lukashenko.
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VIDEO: Is NFL too strict about customised kit?

Friday 30th of October 2015, 3:50
related countries: United States United States

The US National Football League is insisting players should only wear uniforms that it agrees to and is fining players who break strict dress codes to promote causes.
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VIDEO: Why is Turkey election important?

Friday 30th of October 2015, 5:39
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey correspondent Mark Lowen has been looking at why this election is so important.
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Email blunder reveals rugby transfer

Friday 30th of October 2015, 5:41
related countries: Canada Canada, Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

A Canadian theatre critic says he was accidentally sent an email revealing that an New Zealand rugby league player is switching clubs in Australia.
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China warns US over 'provocative acts'

Friday 30th of October 2015, 6:14
related countries: United States United States, China China

China warns the US against "provocative acts" as the countries hold video talks days after a US ship sailed near contested South China Sea islands.
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India festival to show homophobia film

Friday 30th of October 2015, 6:22
related countries: India India

A rare Bollywood film on attitudes towards homosexuals in India will be shown in the country for the first time.
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VIDEO: 'Make or break' Syria talks held

Friday 30th of October 2015, 6:58
related countries: Austria Austria, Syria Syria
related places: Vienna

Talks in Vienna between the countries backing rival sides in the Syrian civil war start on Friday.
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England's Wood rested for third Test

Friday 30th of October 2015, 7:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England fast bowler Mark Wood is rested for the third Test against Pakistan to protect an ankle injury.
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VIDEO: Mystery of woman who vanished at sea

Friday 30th of October 2015, 7:15
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Rebecca Coriam was 23 when she vanished from a cruise ship off the coast of Mexico four years ago - and her family still has no idea what happened to her.
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Sharp's operating profits plunge 86%

Friday 30th of October 2015, 7:40
related countries: Japan Japan

Troubled Japanese tech firm Sharp sees its operating profit tumble 86% in the three months to September from a year ago.
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Learning disability care beds cut

Friday 30th of October 2015, 7:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hospital beds for people with learning disabilities and autism will be halved in England, the NHS has announced.
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VIDEO: BBC finds 'missing' Syrian refugee boy

Friday 30th of October 2015, 8:04
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Syria Syria
related places: Belgrade

Young Syrian boy Azam found after vanishing from a Belgrade hospital
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RBS profits rise on Citizens sale

Friday 30th of October 2015, 8:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Royal Bank of Scotland Group said third-quarter net profit rose to £952m from £896m after it booked a £1.1bn gain as it sells US bank Citizens.
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Top Gear car plates case to be reopened

Friday 30th of October 2015, 8:34
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A criminal investigation is reopened into Top Gear's infamous Argentina trip, which saw the presenters hounded out of the country.
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Japan shares up after BOJ decision

Friday 30th of October 2015, 8:57
related countries: United States United States

Shares in Japan rise to a two-month high after the country's central bank keeps its monetary easing policy steady.
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Cautious welcome for China child policy

Friday 30th of October 2015, 9:32
related countries: China China

State media have mostly welcomed news China is reforming its one-child policy, but rights groups say restrictions should be abolished altogether.
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Iran exiles in Iraq hit by rockets

Friday 30th of October 2015, 9:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran

A former military base in Iraq housing exiled an Iranian opposition group comes under rocket fire, in an attack claimed by an Iraqi Shia militia.
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Second teen arrested over TalkTalk hack

Friday 30th of October 2015, 9:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Police make a second arrest, a 16-year-old boy from west London, in connection with the TalkTalk hacking attack.
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'Jigsaw' pitch leaves Kiwis puzzled

Friday 30th of October 2015, 10:10
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's preparation for the first Test against Australia is left in bits by a "jigsaw" of a pitch with pieces missing.
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Imran Khan and wife file for divorce

Friday 30th of October 2015, 10:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Imran Khan, head of Pakistan's opposition Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, and his wife Reham Khan file for divorce, 10 months after they wed.
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Bieber sorry for storming off stage

Friday 30th of October 2015, 11:09
related countries: Norway Norway

Justin Bieber says sorry for storming off stage after performing only one song in Norway.
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Elections 'only way out' for CAR

Friday 30th of October 2015, 11:33
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

The interim leader of Central African Republic tells the BBC that delayed elections must be held in the troubled country before the end of this year.
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Twenty-two migrants drown near Greece

Friday 30th of October 2015, 11:38
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Kalymnos

At least 22 migrants - many of them children - drown in a new boat tragedy off Greece, whose PM scorns EU leaders' handling of the crisis.
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Airlines agree rugby cup final wager

Friday 30th of October 2015, 11:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

Australia and New Zealand's national airlines agreed a Twitter wager ahead of the Rugby World Cup final.
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Man held over south London sex assaults

Friday 30th of October 2015, 11:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A man is arrested in connection with eight sexual assaults within three weeks in south London.
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VIDEO: Lifejacket 'mountains' on Greek island

Friday 30th of October 2015, 12:12
related countries: Greece Greece

Tens of thousands of lifejackets abandoned on the Greek island of Lesbos by migrants have been described as an "ecological timebomb".
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VIDEO: Syria talks: News briefing from Vienna

Friday 30th of October 2015, 12:26
related countries: Austria Austria, Syria Syria, France France
related places: Vienna

A news briefing is taking place from key talks on the Syria conflict, in Vienna, Austria.
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German admits second child murder

Friday 30th of October 2015, 12:32
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Prosecutors in Berlin say the man suspected of murdering a four-year-old migrant boy has admitted killing a six-year-old, Elias, who has been missing since July.
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North Korea party congress announced

Friday 30th of October 2015, 13:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea's Workers' Party will hold its sixth ever congress and its first in 35 years, it is announced.
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VIDEO: Ash spews from Mexican volcano

Friday 30th of October 2015, 13:06
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico`s Popocatepetl volcano has erupted spewing ash and black smoke into the sky.
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India beef film removed from festival

Friday 30th of October 2015, 13:30
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

A documentary on beef eating habits in India is withdrawn from a Delhi film festival for "technical" reasons, amid ongoing controversy over beef in the country.
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Taxis 'refused to take Aboriginal star'

Friday 30th of October 2015, 14:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Prominent Aboriginal Australian actor "Uncle" Jack Charles says he has been refused a ride on racial grounds by two taxis in three days.
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Gulag museum recreates Soviet terror

Friday 30th of October 2015, 14:58
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A new museum in Moscow shows the grim Soviet labour camp conditions experienced by many Russians under Stalin.
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Steel company Caparo to cut 452 jobs

Friday 30th of October 2015, 15:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: More

More than 450 jobs are to go at steel sites run by Caparo Industries across the UK, administrators say.
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Nigeria arrests over '$90 baby sale'

Friday 30th of October 2015, 15:38
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Six people are arrested in south-eastern Nigeria for allegedly selling a two-week old baby, including the child's mother, according to police.
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First wave of US drug inmates go free

Friday 30th of October 2015, 15:59
related countries: United States United States

The US will release nearly 6,000 people jailed for drug crimes in the coming days, an effort to reform policies that led to mass incarceration.
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VIDEO: Two children: Burden or blessing?

Friday 30th of October 2015, 15:59
related countries: China China

The BBC hears from students in their 20s in China about how it feels to be the only child in their families.
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Saakashvili accused of 'coup plot'

Friday 30th of October 2015, 16:34
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia launches a criminal investigation into ex-President Saakashvili, accusing him of a coup plot, after a recorded phone call is leaked.
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Five-year-old dies in German bus crash

Friday 30th of October 2015, 16:35
related countries: Germany Germany

A tour bus carrying 59 children has crashed in eastern Germany, leaving a five-year-old boy dead and others injured.
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Iranian-American 'detained in Iran'

Friday 30th of October 2015, 16:43
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

An Iranian-American businessman was detained during a visit to Tehran this month and is being held in solitary confinement, sources say.
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Living under China's one-child policy

Friday 30th of October 2015, 17:12
related countries: China China

Being a child and a parent under China’s one-child rule
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I had to Google rowing - Glover

Friday 30th of October 2015, 17:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Olympic champion Helen Glover said she needed to "Google rowing" when she took up the sport in 2008.
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Verstappen fastest in Mexico practice

Friday 30th of October 2015, 17:36
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Mexico Mexico

Max Verstappen, 18, sets the pace in first practice for the Mexican Grand Prix as new world champion Lewis Hamilton is 11th.
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Adele's Hello tops UK singles chart

Friday 30th of October 2015, 17:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Adele's return to the spotlight sees her new single become the biggest-selling number one song in three years.
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Poland refuses to extradite Polanski

Friday 30th of October 2015, 18:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Krakow

A Polish court rules against a US request to extradite film director Roman Polanski for having had sex with a 13-year-old girl in the 1970s.
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Nigeria crackdown on fake bank accounts

Friday 30th of October 2015, 18:45
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: More

Nigeria launches a major crackdown on fake bank-account holders in a bid to reduce fraud in the banking sector.
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Australia's World Cup tactics leaked

Friday 30th of October 2015, 18:57
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's World Cup final tactics are leaked after their coaching staff are photographed with their game plans in hand.
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Republicans will not air debate on NBC

Friday 30th of October 2015, 18:59
related countries: United States United States

A coming US presidential debate will not air on NBC after Republicans said this week's forum on a sister network was conducted in "bad faith".
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Claws out over China cat meat scandal

Friday 30th of October 2015, 19:17
related countries: China China
related places: Tianjin

Chinese social media users express outrage at news that a "feline house" in Tianjin has been keeping cats to be sold for use as human food nationwide.
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Last UK Guantanamo detainee lands in UK

Friday 30th of October 2015, 19:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British resident Shaker Aamer, who spent 13 years in Guantanamo Bay, arrives back in the UK and thanks supporters for his release.
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Chile seizes erotic book from schools

Friday 30th of October 2015, 20:03
related countries: Chile Chile

The Chilean government begins seizing copies of an erotic version of the classic fairytale that was mistakenly distributed to 283 primary schools.
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Rapper turned IS fighter killed by US

Friday 30th of October 2015, 20:10
related countries: Syria Syria, Germany Germany, United States United States

A US air strike in Syria killed a former German rapper working for the Islamic State who used social media to recruit, defence officials confirmed.
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VIDEO: Serving Uganda's deaf worshippers

Friday 30th of October 2015, 20:28
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The Church of Uganda provides services for deaf people, for those of any faith.
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Scandal-hit Rome mayor forced out

Friday 30th of October 2015, 20:45
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Rome mayor Ignazio Marino has been ousted from office after losing the support of city councillors amid an expenses scandal.
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Taking stock of China's five year economic model

Friday 30th of October 2015, 21:01
related countries: China China

Does China still need five-year plans?
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World powers step up Syria peace quest

Friday 30th of October 2015, 21:08
related countries: Syria Syria

Major powers lay out a new diplomatic process to help end Syria's civil war, but they continue to differ on the fate of President Bashar al-Assad.
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Mugabe cap row official suspended

Friday 30th of October 2015, 21:20
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A University of Zimbabwe official is suspended for allegedly supplying President Robert Mugabe with an ill-fitting graduation cap.
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Rosberg quickest in second practice

Friday 30th of October 2015, 21:35
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Mexico Mexico
related places: Mercedes

Nico Rosberg tops second Mexican GP practice and Lewis Hamilton is fourth as a number of cars spin and crash in the capital.
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Brentford 1-0 Queens Park Rangers

Friday 30th of October 2015, 21:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brentford, London

Marco Djuricin's second-half strike earns Brentford victory over west London rivals Queens Park Rangers.
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Formula 1 goes back to the future in Mexico

Friday 30th of October 2015, 22:02
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Formula 1 goes back to the future in Mexico
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Bucharest nightclub fire 'kills 18'

Friday 30th of October 2015, 22:12
related countries: Romania Romania
related places: Bucharest

Fire at nightclub in Bucharest kills 18 and injures many more, Romanian authorities say
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US to send special forces into Syria

Friday 30th of October 2015, 22:25
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

President Barack Obama is to send up to 50 special forces to Syria to help co-ordinate the fight against IS, US officials say.
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South Africa 24-13 Argentina

Friday 30th of October 2015, 23:04
related countries: Argentina Argentina

South Africa secure third place at the 2015 World Cup as they brush aside Argentina at the Olympic Stadium.
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Germany seeks to slow migrant flow

Friday 30th of October 2015, 23:49
related countries: Austria Austria, Germany Germany

Germany is to restrict the number of entry points for migrants arriving via Austria, in a bid to control the flow as thousands cross into Bavaria daily.
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VIDEO: Turkey gets set to vote in elections

Friday 30th of October 2015, 23:58
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey is polarised as it prepares to vote in Sunday's general election, Gavin Hewitt reports.
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