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White tiger kills man at Delhi zoo

7 hours 27 min ago
A white tiger attacks and kills a man who was in its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital Delhi.
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Spain scraps tighter abortion law

7 hours 32 min ago
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy drops plans to limit abortion to cases of rape or where the mother's health is at serious risk.
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Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study

7 hours 36 min ago
New figures suggest 70% of those infected in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported.
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DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault

7 hours 40 min ago
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.
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Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS'

7 hours 54 min ago
Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.
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Nigeria MPs fury at 'cash arms deal'

8 hours 7 min ago
About 50 Nigerian MPs storm out of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged $9.3m cash arms deal in South Africa was blocked.
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Kidnapped reporter freed in Somalia

8 hours 10 min ago
Journalist Michael Scott Moore, a dual US and German citizen, is released after nearly three years in captivity in Somalia, officials say.
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Karzai warns successors beware of US

8 hours 22 min ago
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai uses his last speech in office to warn the new government to beware of the United States.
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Anfield stadium expansion approved

8 hours 23 min ago
Liverpool FC is given permission to increase Anfield's capacity from 45,000 to about 59,000 as part of a £100m expansion plan.
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N Korea urged to close 'evil' camps

8 hours 34 min ago
American Secretary of State, John Kerry, tells North Korea to shut down its prison camps - describing them as an evil system.
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Algeria militants seize Frenchman

8 hours 42 min ago
Militants linked to Islamic State have seized a French tourist in Algeria and demanded an end to French air strikes in Iraq, France confirms.
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Australian 'terror suspect' killed

8 hours 56 min ago
A teenager said to have made threats to Australian PM Tony Abbott is shot dead after stabbing two police in Melbourne, reports say.
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Four Mobo nominations for Sam Smith

9 hours 9 min ago
Sam Smith and Krept & Konan lead the way with four nominations each for this year's Mobo Awards.
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VIDEO: 'Mass murder': Survivors describe boat horror

9 hours 33 min ago
Three Palestinian survivors of a refugee boat sinking have told the BBC they saw people smugglers deliberately ram the boat, and then chop the hands off those who clung to the sides of the vessel.
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Bin Laden son-in-law jailed for life

9 hours 35 min ago
Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law, who was an al-Qaeda spokesman, is sentenced to life in prison for terrorism-related charges in New York.
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HK students escalate protest

9 hours 37 min ago
More than 1,000 Hong Kong students take their pro-democracy march to government offices, as part of a week-long boycott of classes.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong student strike enters second day

9 hours 44 min ago
More than 1,000 students in Hong Kong have taken their fight for democracy to the centre of the city, on the second-day of a week-long strike.
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Scotland 'the winner' after vote

9 hours 47 min ago
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond says "all of Scotland will emerge as the winner" following the vote against independence.
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Medellin high-rises demolished

9 hours 59 min ago
The remaining towers in the Space apartment complex in the Colombian city of Medellin have been demolished following a deadly collapse last year.
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US strikes Islamic State in Syria

10 hours 18 min ago
The US and five Arab nations launch a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, the Pentagon says.
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