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Russian jets 'disrupted UK aviation'

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 11:25
Russian military planes flew near UK airspace, causing "disruption to civil aviation" and prompting RAF jets to "escort" them, the Foreign Office says.
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Greece to seek 'common ground'

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 11:22
European Parliament President Martin Schulz says Greece will seek "common ground" with its European partners after meeting Alexis Tsipras.
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Fugitive treasure hunter in court

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 11:14
Tommy Thompson appears in court after two years on the run, accused of cheating investors out of proceeds from a 19th century shipwreck haul.
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Deadly blast hits Mexico hospital

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 11:08
At least seven people, including four babies, are killed and many wounded in a gas tank explosion outside a maternity hospital in Mexico City.
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Bill Gates insists AI is a threat

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 11:05
Microsoft's founder says we should worry that AI escape our control, despite claims to the contrary by a Microsoft Research chief.
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In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 11:04
Wintry images of UK's most widespread snow so far this year
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School tables branded a 'nonsense'

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 11:00
Government school league tables are branded a "nonsense", after numerous changes to the way grades are recognised left more schools failing.
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Police death inquiry data lost by MoJ

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:59
Discs containing information from three of the UK's most sensitive inquiries have gone missing after being put in the post.
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Lonely micro-pig gets a new home

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:56
An abandoned micro-pig, thought to be an unwanted Christmas present, has a new home after an RSPCA appeal.
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VIDEO: Ice climber scales frozen Niagara Falls

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:45
A Canadian ice climber stuns visitors to Niagara Falls by climbing up a frozen section of the famous gorge.
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Neo-Nazi jailed for racial attack

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:43
A neo-Nazi is jailed for five years for a racially motivated attack on an Asian man on the day of Fusilier Lee Rigby's funeral.
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French Video Tries to Blunt Jihad’s Allure Among Youth

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:39
The video, showing clips of executions, wounded children and crucifixions, is aimed at countering recruitment efforts by the Islamic State and other terrorist groups.






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Snow brings disruption to travellers

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:30
Snowstorms bring travel chaos to northern England, closing more than 300 schools, roads and airports.
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Snow continues to cause disruption

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:28
Snow showers are continuing to affect the road network across Northern Ireland on Thursday and there is also the risk of ice on roads.
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Bedtime 'has huge impact on sport'

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:21
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.
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Sturridge 'anxious' about return

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:18
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is "anxious and excited" as he prepares to return from five months out injured.
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How much do we love the NHS?

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:18
The NHS is under intense pressure, yet public satisfaction appears to be at a record high.
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Murder 'may be linked to flat row'

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:17
A man who was found stabbed to death in Belfast may have been involved in a row in a nearby flat that spilled out onto the street, police say.
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French Video Tries to Blunt Jihad's Allure Among Youth - New York Times

Google News French - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:13

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French Video Tries to Blunt Jihad's Allure Among Youth
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PARIS — In a bid to stop the flow of disaffected youth to the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the French government on Wednesday released a graphic two-minute video showing clips of executions, wounded children and crucifixions that tells potential ...
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Costa to contest 'stamp' charge

BBC News - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:09
Chelsea's Diego Costa will contest the violent conduct charge he faces over an alleged stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can.
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