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British activist in Thailand trial

BBC News - 3 hours 38 min ago
A British activist who campaigns for better labour conditions is on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
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UK airstrikes and mass celebrity hack - the papers

BBC News - 3 hours 40 min ago
Among the stories fascinating Tuesday's press are whether British forces will engage jihadists in Iraq, and the mass hacking of celebrities' iCloud accounts.
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French education ministry picture sparks racist abuse - FRANCE 24

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French education ministry picture sparks racist abuse
FRANCE 24
A picture of a group of pre-school children posted on the French education ministry's Facebook page was inundated over the weekend with racist comments because most of the children in the photo were black. “I wish a happy return to school for all the ...
Photo of French pupils draws 'racist' backlashThe Local.fr

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Terror plan 'rehash of old policies'

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 21:45
A former terror suspect criticises government anti-terrorism plans as "rehashing of old policies" which will "disenfranchise" UK Muslims.
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Rapist driver crime details revealed

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 21:28
Details are revealed of an offence committed by a convicted rapist, who was later employed as a Milton Keynes taxi driver.
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US attacks al-Shabab in Somalia

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 21:01
The US military says it carried out a military operation against al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants in Somalia.
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US works to free trio in N Korea

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 19:50
The White House says securing the release of three American citizens detained in North Korea is a "top priority", after they appealed for help.
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China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 19:24
China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute
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Falcao caps record summer spending

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 19:22
Radamel Falcao's loan move to Manchester United was the major deadline day signing as summer spending hits a record £835m.
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Embarking on the path to jihad

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:54
How Americans join the fight in Syria
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Premier League clubs' spending spree

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:48
Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £835m, as the end of the transfer window passes.
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World Briefing: France: Death Toll Rises to 8 After Building Collapse

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:43
The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building in the Paris suburb of Rosny-sous-Bois rose to eight on Monday after emergency crews pulled the bodies of a man and a woman from the rubble.






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Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:43
Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?
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FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:38
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.
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How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:31
How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?
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Life in an English Town Where Abuse of Young Girls Flourished

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:21
As young as 11, girls were being lured into a reign of terror in Rotherham, England, but few prosecutions have resulted.






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Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:07
Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics
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Musician Watt makes non-fiction list

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:01
Everything But The Girl musician Ben Watt is announced as part of the 15-strong longlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.
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How corals stir up their world

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:57
How corals stir up their world to draw in nutrients
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Iraq forces push against jihadists

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:31
Iraqi Shia and Kurdish forces capture an Islamic State stronghold, as a BBC team enters Amerli the day after a two-month siege ends.
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