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VIDEO: RFA Argus arrives in Sierra Leone

Thu, 2014-10-30 08:07
The Royal Navy's casualty ship RFA Argus has arrived in Sierra Leone to help to tackle the Ebola crisis.
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Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:30
UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the deadly Ebola outbreak.
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Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:29
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality saying he made his announcement to help others struggling with their identity.
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Soldier guilty of comrade's murder

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:27
A soldier is convicted of murdering his comrade in an attack at their barracks.
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US posts better-than-expected growth

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:27
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.
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US nurse defies Ebola quarantine

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:27
A US nurse who returned from treating patients in Sierra Leone defies a voluntary quarantine order, leaving her house in Maine for a bike ride.
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VIDEO: Quarantine fuels US political row

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:17
BBC News looks at how the battle against Ebola has become a political football - in 60 seconds.
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Health cuts will mean fewer beds

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:17
Health service cuts in Northern Ireland may mean more than 100 fewer hospital beds and some wards closing at the weekend.
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Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:13
Protesters angry at plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-rule set fire to parliament in the capital.
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Sarah Payne's father found dead

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:12
The father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne is found dead at his home in Kent.
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VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:01
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Polanski: US extradition attempt fails

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:40
US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.
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IPCC debates 'most important' report

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:34
Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.
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Burgess to be utility player at Bath

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:33
Sam Burgess will be tried in different positions by Bath after making the switch from rugby league to union.
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VIDEO: You behind the pillar, you're on camera!

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:11
Do not adjust your set, as the BBC fails to adjust a camera in the Edinburgh newsroom which has a mind of its own.
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Abbas warning over holy site closure

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:10
The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
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MP Murphy wants Scottish FM role

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:09
MP Jim Murphy tells the BBC he not only wants to be Scottish Labour leader but has set his sights on becoming first minister of Scotland.
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Caption Challenge: Crane-osaurus

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:07
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
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Fire death boys 'murdered by father'

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:05
A woman whose two sons died after a house fire in South Yorkshire blames her estranged her husband for murdering them.
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Penalties 'do not stop' drug use

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:00
There is no link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use, a Home Office study finds, sparking a policy row within the coalition government.
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