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In pictures: Ottawa shootings

Wed, 2014-10-22 16:03
Images from outside the Canadian parliament
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In pictures: India celebrates Diwali

Wed, 2014-10-22 15:27
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
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VIDEO: Battle over the Great Barrier Reef

Wed, 2014-10-22 13:23
Expanding coal mining operations along the Queensland coast could threaten Australia's treasured Great Barrier Reef.
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AUDIO: 'They said 'you should be dead by now''

Wed, 2014-10-22 12:53
Wilko Johnson spent a whole year "calmly accepting the fact that I was going to die", he has told the BBC's Colin Paterson.
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Ottawa lockdown after shootings

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:27
Police are responding to three shooting incidents in Ottawa - at a war memorial, inside the nation's parliament and at a shopping centre.
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Rapist Evans issues video statement

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:07
Footballer Ched Evans releases a video statement in which he says he is "determined to continue the fight" to clear his name.
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DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:06
DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.
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VIDEO: Taxi boss: 'Users want white drivers'

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:02
The manager of a cab firm in Rochdale has said that a small number of the company's customers are requesting white drivers, following the rise of the so-called Islamic State in the Middle East.
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IRA let down abuse victims - Adams

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:58
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises to sex abuse victims "let down" by the IRA during the Troubles.
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'Fake' Premier League star jailed

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:58
A former footballer who posed as a Chelsea player to live a lavish lifestyle is jailed for fraud.
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Smith: First talks 'constructive'

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:58
The Smith Commission on more powers for the Scottish Parliament has held a "constructive" first meeting, its chairman says.
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VIDEO: Disabled Students: Fran goes to university

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:52
As part of BBC Ouch's series on disabled students we meet Fran Smith to find out how she is getting on at university having just had major surgery.
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VIDEO: In numbers: Treating Ebola patients

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:51
BBC News looks at what it takes to treat Ebola patients, in numbers and graphics.
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Wilko Johnson is 'cancer free'

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:45
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
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Gladiators were 'mostly vegetarian'

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:39
Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.
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Juncker: Migration rules must stay

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:39
EU Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker insists freedom of movement rules cannot be changed, putting him at odds with the UK.
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PM: Buck stops with me on criminals

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:35
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.
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MP duped by quadriplegic conman

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:29
An MP admits being taken in by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic claiming police were abusing him.
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DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:12
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.
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Police 'let down' abuse-risk children

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:04
A whistleblower tells the BBC hundreds of people at risk of sexual exploitation in Sheffield were let down by police.
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