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VIDEO: Iran 'sending troops' to fight IS

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:59
The BBC has learnt that Iran already appears to be sending troops and weapons to fight the Sunni extremists in Iraq
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Where a Sip of Whisky Usually Cures All, a Secession Vote Proves Bitter

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:59
As the referendum on Scotland nears, tensions are growing on Islay, where many residents worry their community will be deeply and enduringly fractured.

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Artist bids to explain bipolar disorder

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:57
One artist's bid to explain bipolar disorder
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Mum and daughter give dyspraxia help

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:56
A mother and daughter talk about living with dyspraxia
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VIDEO: ‘Spider-dog’ prankster wants Poles to smile

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:55
‘Spider-dog’ prankster says he wants Poles to smile
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U.S. and European Sanctions Take Aim at Putin’s Economic Efforts

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:46
The measures take aim at financial, defense and industrial companies at the vanguard of a push by the Russian leader to replace wild free-market capitalism with state-led development.

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The Saturday Profile: Detained, Beaten and Tortured by Separatists in Donetsk Ordeal

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:35
Extrajudicial detentions have become commonplace in eastern Ukraine, where one man says his brutal ordeal ended only when his abductors realized they might have the wrong man.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford quits race

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:31
Scandal-plagued Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws from October's mayoral election after being diagnosed with an abdominal tumour.
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Kestrel numbers in 'steep decline'

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:27
Conservationists are carrying out urgent research in a bid to identify the causes of a steep decline in the number of kestrels in Scotland.
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'The polar bears made me do it'

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:19
A fabled Arctic ship was found this week. A painting of its mysterious demise has haunted students for decades.
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How long is the average tongue?

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:17
A Californian man officially has the longest tongue in the world. But how much longer is it than the average tongue, asks Clare Spencer.
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VIDEO: Hemingway diaries hold fishing clues

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:51
Ernest Hemingway's grandsons are making a trip to Cuba to visit the house he lived in and see his Nobel prize.
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Johnson selected for Uxbridge seat

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:43
Boris Johnson is selected as the Conservative candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip in the 2015 general election.
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Dawn French marriage to Mark Bignell not slowed TV star down as solo career is ... -

Google News French - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:35

Dawn French marriage to Mark Bignell not slowed TV star down as solo career is ...
At 14, when I saw Dawn French tell the nation of a chocolate orange: “It's not Terry's, it's mine”, I think I fell in love. (She sealed the deal by cramming 16 Brussels sprouts in her mouth a few years later). Upon first meeting I was, understandably ...

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Many dead in Lagos building collapse

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:35
A building linked to TB Joshua, one of Nigeria's best known preachers and televangelists, collapses in Lagos, killing at least three people.
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VIDEO: Alibaba makes waves in California

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:28
Internet retailer Alibaba may have floated on the US stock market, but the China-based company is making waves in Silicon Valley as well as in Wall Street.
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VIDEO: Malala attack suspects arrested

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:20
Ten people suspected of planning and carrying out the attack on the Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai have been arrested.
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Can lessons be learnt from Scotland debate?

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:18
Can UK learn anything from Scotland referendum debate?
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The lap dancers who find it hard to leave

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:16
How hard is it to stop being a lap dancer?
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The making and unmaking of Oscar Pistorius

BBC News - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:15
The making and unmaking of Oscar Pistorius
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