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US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

BBC News - 15 min 42 sec ago
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.
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Designer Oscar de la Renta mourned

BBC News - 41 min 23 sec ago
The Dominican Republic declares Wednesday an official day of mourning for Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who has died at 82.
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Hong Kong's political haircut

BBC News - 54 min 33 sec ago
Politics sparks confrontation in a Hong Kong salon
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The Hindu hardliners who see Modi as their own

BBC News - 59 min 33 sec ago
Is India's hardline Hindu group RSS flexing its muscles?
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Philippines feels force of China travel warning

BBC News - 1 hour 2 min ago
China travel warning baffles Philippine resorts
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Organic genderless gingerbread debated

BBC News - 1 hour 21 min ago
They're organic, vegan, and they're definitely not 'men'
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VIDEO: Ukraine separatists shun elections

BBC News - 1 hour 29 min ago
Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
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VIDEO: The famine report that shocked the world

BBC News - 1 hour 35 min ago
How a government minister sought relief for a country in crisis
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Canada seized car killer's passport

BBC News - 1 hour 47 min ago
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one of them, had had his passport seized by police for suspected terror ties.
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Smith Commission to hold first talks

BBC News - 2 hours 9 min ago
A commission to consider more powers for the Scottish Parliament is to hold its first full meeting later.
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Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

BBC News - 2 hours 23 min ago
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.
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Debt campaigners tear up student loans

BBC News - 2 hours 24 min ago
The people who buy and then cancel US student loans
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Cities need more power, says study

BBC News - 2 hours 30 min ago
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
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Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

BBC News - 2 hours 35 min ago
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
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DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize

BBC News - 2 hours 42 min ago
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims.
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VIDEO: Obama responds to jealous boyfriend

BBC News - 2 hours 46 min ago
President Barack Obama found himself in an awkward situation at the voting booth in Chicago on Monday, when a man walked past and told him not to touch his girlfriend.
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VIDEO: 'Negligence' behind Total boss death

BBC News - 2 hours 57 min ago
Russian investigators have said "criminal negligence" caused the crash at a Moscow airport that resulted in the death of Total's chief executive.
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VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery

BBC News - 3 hours 7 min ago
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
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US $7bn fails to stop opium growth

BBC News - 3 hours 19 min ago
US counter-narcotics efforts costing $7.6bn fail to stop production of opium poppies in Afghanistan reaching an all-time high, a new report says.
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Taliban claim freed ex-Gitmo prisoners visited by members of terror group

Fox News - 3 hours 43 min ago
The Taliban are claiming that two senior members of the Haqqani terror network recently visited the five former Guantanamo detainees who were traded for an American soldier, raising new questions about the terms of their one-year house arrest in Qatar and eventual release in the spring as U.S. forces leave Afghanistan.
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