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Sentinel tracks continued Napa slip

Wed, 2014-12-17 05:25
The creeping movement of the ground in California's Napa Valley, following its August earthquake, has been observed from space.
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Mexico vigilantes in deadly clash

Wed, 2014-12-17 05:18
At least 11 people are killed in a shoot-out between rival vigilante groups in the western Mexican state of Michoacan.
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Google considers data risk warnings

Wed, 2014-12-17 05:01
Google is proposing to warn people their data is at risk every time they visit websites that do not use the "HTTPS" system.
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VIDEO: Hack threat over N Korea movie premiere

Wed, 2014-12-17 04:59
Will threats from hackers stop people from going to see The Interview - a comedy which pokes fun at North Korea - in cinemas?
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Pakistan mourns its school dead

Wed, 2014-12-17 04:39
Funerals are being held in Peshawar after Pakistan's deadliest Taliban attack left 132 children and nine staff dead at a school.
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VIDEO: Festive park shuts permanently

Wed, 2014-12-17 04:32
A much-criticised Christmas attraction near Sutton Coldfield has closed down permanently.
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Church appoints first female bishop

Wed, 2014-12-17 04:28
The first female bishop for the Church of England has been announced as vicar Reverend Libby Lane, just a month after the historic change to canon law.
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Watch list questions over Sydney gunman

Wed, 2014-12-17 03:02
Questions mount over why the Sydney siege gunman was not being monitored more closely, by security agencies or the courts, reports the BBC's Wendy Frew.
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Fatal tourist balloon crash in Turkey

Wed, 2014-12-17 03:01
A Chinese tourist is killed and nine other people, thought to be Chinese and Malaysian, are injured in a hot air balloon crash in Turkey.
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VIDEO: New footage shows Sydney cafe raid

Wed, 2014-12-17 03:00
As new footage emerges of the Sydney cafe siege Australia's prime minister announces a review into how and why the attack happened.
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VIDEO: Inside the 'Harry Potter' church

Wed, 2014-12-17 02:53
A church in Hackney is using technology to help explore "digital empathy".
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Student repays kindly homeless man

Wed, 2014-12-17 01:45
An art student from Lancashire spends the night sleeping rough on the streets of Preston to raise money for a homeless man who came to her rescue.
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VIDEO: New rules on 'three person babies'

Wed, 2014-12-17 01:14
The UK could be the first country to allow a technique which helps prevent genetic disease and produces so-called "three parent babies".
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I may be the last, says Dalai Lama

Tue, 2014-12-16 21:29
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama tells the BBC that he realises he may be the last to hold the title.
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Q&A: What is the Al-Sweady inquiry?

Tue, 2014-12-16 19:15
A public inquiry has been investigating allegations that UK soldiers mistreated and unlawfully killed Iraqis in 2004. Here is a guide to why it was established and what was investigated.
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The persistent appeal of grammar schools

Tue, 2014-12-16 18:54
Why is the appeal of grammar schools so persistent?
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Greek vote could spark political turmoil

Tue, 2014-12-16 18:05
Greek MPs will vote on a new president on Wednesday but defeat for the government could spark jitters on the markets and a return to political turmoil.
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Erdogan battles 'parallel state' in Turkey

Tue, 2014-12-16 18:02
A media clampdown has followed allegations of corruption in a turbulent Turkey as criticism of the Erdogan regime mounts, says Mark Lowen.
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Mental health support for mothers

Tue, 2014-12-16 18:00
Women with or at risk of mental health problems should receive extra support at all stages of pregnancy and beyond, updated NHS guidelines say.
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Emergency over plane engine fire

Tue, 2014-12-16 14:22
A plane makes an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport after one of its engines caught fire.
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