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Day in pictures: 20 October

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 07:03
24 hours of news images: 20 October
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Albanian Premier Postpones Serbia Trip After Episode at Soccer Match

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2014-10-20 06:20
Prime Minister Edi Rama was scheduled to visit Belgrade, the Serbian capital, on Wednesday, the first trip there by an Albanian government leader since 1946.






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ECB Said to Start Purchase Program With French, Spanish Debt - Bloomberg

Google News French - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:57

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ECB Said to Start Purchase Program With French, Spanish Debt
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The ECB acquired short-dated French notes from Societe Generale SA (GLE) and BNP Paribas SA as well as Spanish securities from other lenders, according to two people familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified because the information is ...

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Fire at power station investigated

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:27
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a major blaze at Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire.
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PM's EU migrant plan 'by Christmas'

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:27
David Cameron is to set out further plans to curb the rights of migrants to work in the UK before the end of 2014 as Jose Manuel Barroso warns about leaving the EU.
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VIDEO: Star Wars for the senses

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:25
A Star Wars sci-fi convention has been set up for people with disabilities. Feel the Force Day was set up so that as many people as possible could access and experience Star Wars
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Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:24
Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar, warns that the UK risks being "permanently divided" unless more is done to boost social mobility.
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Lorraine disrupted by fire alarm

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:20
A fire alarm forces TV presenter Lorraine Kelly to evacuate the studio during her live ITV show.
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Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:19
William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.
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Actress Lynda Bellingham dies at 66

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:18
British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had colon cancer, has died aged 66, her agent confirms.
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90-year-old witness at murder trial

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:05
A 90-year-old retired forensic pathologist gives evidence in the trial of a man accused of murdering two teenage girls 37 years ago.
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Kate's second baby due in April

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:03
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child in April next year, Kensington Palace says.
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VIDEO: Aerials show Didcot fire damage

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:58
Aerial footage shows the extent of damage caused by a fire at the Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire.
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Turks to let Kurds join Kobane fight

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:57
Turkey is to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to Kobane to fight Islamic State militants, its foreign minister says.
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Nigeria declared free of Ebola

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:50
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.
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VIDEO: UK poised for autumn storm

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:49
Winds gusting at 70mph have been forecast as the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK on Tuesday night.
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Cunningham named new St Helens coach

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:44
Super League champions St Helens name club legend Keiron Cunningham as their new head coach after Nathan Brown's departure.
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VIDEO: Barroso dismisses 'bureaucrat' jibe

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:43
Outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso dismisses Grant Shapps "bureaucrat" jibe.
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Federal police sent to Mexico towns

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:42
Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.
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Amnesty deplores abuses in Ukraine

BBC News - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:31
Amnesty International finds evidence of atrocities committed by both warring sides in eastern Ukraine, but not on the scale reported by Russia.
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