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More botched sterilisations in India

Wed, 2014-11-12 07:44
An Indian woman dies and 15 others are in hospital following sterilisation surgery - a day after 13 women in the same area died after similar operations.
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Skeleton found in Alexander-era tomb

Wed, 2014-11-12 07:19
Archaeologists in northern Greece find a skeleton inside a tomb from the time of Alexander the Great, and believe it belonged to a general.
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Shop raid machete duel caught on film

Wed, 2014-11-12 06:27
Dramatic CCTV footage is released of a shopkeeper using a pole to fight off a masked man who was attacking him with a machete.
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Actor Warren Clarke dies, aged 67

Wed, 2014-11-12 06:11
British actor Warren Clarke, best known for TV role in Dalziel And Pascoe, has died aged 67, his agent confirms.
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Earnings growth overtakes inflation

Wed, 2014-11-12 05:57
Growth in average earnings for UK workers overtakes inflation for the first time in five years, while unemployment falls again, official figures show.
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Day in pictures: 12 November 2014

Wed, 2014-11-12 05:45
24 hours of news images: 12 November
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Bomb attacks hit Libyan cities

Wed, 2014-11-12 05:36
Car bombs are detonated in the eastern Libyan cities of Tobruk and al-Bayda, with at least five people reported killed.
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