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Henning says Syria visit 'worthwhile'

Wed, 2014-09-17 13:06
Video footage of Alan Henning - filmed before he was captured by militants in Syria - shows him saying going to the country was "worthwhile".
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Ebola can 'ruin W Africa economies'

Wed, 2014-09-17 13:00
The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic economic impact on three West African countries, the World Bank says.
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Scots women face World Cup play-off

Wed, 2014-09-17 12:38
Scotland miss out on automatic qualification for the 2015 Women's World Cup after losing 2-0 to Sweden.
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US Fed to end stimulus in October

Wed, 2014-09-17 12:38
The US Federal Reserve reiterates it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October.
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Obama: No US combat mission in Iraq

Wed, 2014-09-17 12:19
President Barack Obama has said US troops fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria "do not and will not have a combat mission".
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Fog hinders helicopter crash inquiry

Wed, 2014-09-17 12:06
Thick fog hampers investigations into a helicopter crash off the East Yorkshire coast, which left two men dead.
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Zoo owner 'fired rifle' at tiger

Wed, 2014-09-17 11:46
The owner of a zoo where a tiger mauled a keeper to death describes how he fired a rifle at the animal after the attack.
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Woman dies in ambulance in A&E queue

Wed, 2014-09-17 11:27
A woman dies in an ambulance while waiting in a queue of around 15 emergency vehicles outside a Swansea hospital.
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Kosovo 'imams held' in raids on IS

Wed, 2014-09-17 11:14
Prominent imams are among 15 people arrested in Kosovo as police tackle recruitment for Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, reports say.
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Mass rallies mark referendum climax

Wed, 2014-09-17 11:03
Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign hold rallies as they make their final efforts to win over undecided voters.
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England Women thrash Montenegro 10-0

Wed, 2014-09-17 11:00
England emphatically beat Montenegro to finish their 2015 Women's World Cup qualifying campaign unbeaten.
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Tax restrictions 'may be scrapped'

Wed, 2014-09-17 10:57
Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb says there could be a re-think over rules governing new tax powers for the Welsh government.
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Police 'not alerted' to abuse doctor

Wed, 2014-09-17 10:51
Authorities failed to alert police of suspicions about a paedophile doctor more than a year before his arrest in December 2013, it emerges.
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Europeans drawn from three 'tribes'

Wed, 2014-09-17 10:46
Most present-day Europeans are a mixture of three ancient populations, according to a major study published in the journal Nature.
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Villa manager Lambert signs new deal

Wed, 2014-09-17 10:46
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert signs a contract extension until June 2018 following an unbeaten start to the season.
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Farmers call for government support

Wed, 2014-09-17 10:28
Farmers urge the next government to give agriculture a boost at the 2015 election - with a list of demands to increase food production and help business.
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Nigeria college attacked by gunmen

Wed, 2014-09-17 10:20
Gunmen attack a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, with officials saying at least 13 people have been killed.
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VIDEO: Ebola: The scale of the challenge

Wed, 2014-09-17 10:08
The fight against the deadly Ebola virus is shaping up to be one of the greatest challenges modern medicine has faced in many years. The BBC takes a look at the scale of the challenge.
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Officer 'must resign' over PC death

Wed, 2014-09-17 09:57
A Greater Manchester Police officer is forced to step down over the fatal shooting of an unarmed colleague during a training exercise.
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Artists' personal collections on show

Wed, 2014-09-17 09:55
The Barbican is to host the first major exhibition in the UK of the personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists, including Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol and Sir Peter Blake.
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