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High migration bad for society - May

Tue, 2015-10-06 04:06
High immigration makes it "impossible to build a cohesive society", Theresa May warns as she outlines big asylum policy changes.
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EU lawyer backs UK on migrant benefits

Tue, 2015-10-06 04:01
A top EU legal adviser backs the UK government in a court battle with the European Commission over the UK's right to reside test for EU migrants.
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VIDEO: Edward Snowden on life as 'a marked man'

Tue, 2015-10-06 04:00
Whistle-blower Edward Snowden tells the BBC's Panorama he is a "marked man", after leaking details of extensive internet and phone surveillance by his former employer, the US National Security Agency (NSA).
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What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Tue, 2015-10-06 03:54
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of the most ambitious free trade agreements ever attempted. But why does it matter?
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Dead pilot had heart condition

Tue, 2015-10-06 03:40
A heart attack appears to have caused the death of an American Airlines pilot during an overnight flight from Phoenix to Boston, his wife says.
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VIDEO: Call to air traffic control after pilot dies

Tue, 2015-10-06 03:37
A recording of a call from the co-pilot to air traffic control has been released after a pilot on an overnight flight from Phoenix to Boston is believed to have died of a heart attack.
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Ruling favours UK prisoner vote ban

Tue, 2015-10-06 03:29
The UK's ban on prisoners' rights to vote looks set to continue after a ruling by the European Court of Justice on a case in France.
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Russia airspace incursion 'no accident'

Tue, 2015-10-06 03:26
Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia's violation of Turkish airspace over the weekend "does not look like an accident".
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Man City Ladies will be 'stronger'

Tue, 2015-10-06 03:13
Manchester City midfielder Isobel Christiansen says the club will return "stronger" after being pipped to the WSL 1 title.
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Neutrino 'flavours' win Nobel Prize

Tue, 2015-10-06 03:12
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics is won by Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald, for discovering how neutrinos switch between different "flavours".
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Liverpool want Klopp in by Friday

Tue, 2015-10-06 03:00
Liverpool hope Jurgen Klopp will replace Brendan Rodgers by the end of this week as talks progress well.
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UK car sales hit September high

Tue, 2015-10-06 02:51
The number of new car registrations in the UK hit a record high for September, the motor industry says.
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Will Smith reveals world tour plans

Tue, 2015-10-06 02:47
Actor and rapper Will Smith reveals he's recorded more than 30 songs and is planning his first ever world tour with sidekick DJ Jazzy Jeff next year.
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PM: Hunt's comments 'misinterpreted'

Tue, 2015-10-06 02:42
David Cameron defends Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt after he suggested tax credit cuts would motivate Britons to work as hard as people in China.
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Boy, 11, held for killing girl of eight

Tue, 2015-10-06 02:22
An 11-year-old boy in the US state of Tennessee is held on suspicion of shooting dead an eight-year-old girl in a row over a puppy.
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'Worsening inequality in NI education'

Tue, 2015-10-06 02:19
The Equality Commission says inequality in education has worsened in Northern Ireland since 2007
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VIDEO: Britain's canals: A bird's eye view

Tue, 2015-10-06 01:57
Take an aerial tour of Britain's canals by drone starting at the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and flying over the Grand Union, Kennet and Avon, and Llangollen canals.
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VIDEO: Emily Blunt: Hollywood can be pretty brutal

Tue, 2015-10-06 01:48
It has been almost 10 years since Emily Blunt's breakout role as the sharp-tongued assistant in The Devil Wears Prada. But the British actress's latest role could not be more different.
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What's the truth about the VIP 'paedophile ring'?

Tue, 2015-10-06 01:31
Sensational claims of child abuse and murder were described by police as "credible and true" - but have the accused and genuine victims alike been let down by a rush to judgement?
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A good death: Can guidelines help?

Tue, 2015-10-06 01:20
Can guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence improve our final moments, asks Smitha Mundasad.
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