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Struggling Fulham sack boss Magath

September 18, 2014 - 12:45pm
Fulham sack boss Felix Magath following their poor start to the season and appoint Kit Symons as caretaker manager.
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Life sentence for Craigslist killers

September 18, 2014 - 12:18pm
A newlywed couple who killed a man after luring him with an advert on the website Craigslist are sentenced to life in prison without parole.
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SA team helps Nigeria church rescue

September 18, 2014 - 12:01pm
A South African rescue team flies to Nigeria to help locate missing South Africans believed to have been inside a church hostel when it collapsed.
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India and China sign landmark deals

September 18, 2014 - 11:59am
India and China sign 12 agreements, one of which will see China investing $20bn in India's infrastructure over five years.
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Briton killed in Santorini incident

September 18, 2014 - 11:50am
A British man has been killed in an incident on the Greek island of Santorini, the Foreign Office confirms.
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Australia in 'beheading plot' raids

September 18, 2014 - 11:48am
Police carry out anti-terrorism raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence that Islamist extremists were planning random killings in Australia.
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Archbishop admits 'doubts about God'

September 18, 2014 - 11:30am
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he sometimes has doubts in his belief in God, he tells the BBC.
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Users frustrated by Apple iOS update

September 18, 2014 - 11:27am
Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.
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India trainee judges 'were brawling'

September 18, 2014 - 11:09am
Eleven trainee judges in India are dismissed after being accused of sexism and brawling.
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Women convicted of 'pyramid scheme'

September 18, 2014 - 10:31am
Six women are convicted of running a "pyramid scheme" in south-west England and south Wales in which thousands of people lost money.
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California wildfire doubles in size

September 18, 2014 - 10:29am
A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in central California doubled in size overnight, burning 111 square miles (288 sq-km).
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Arrests made over Chile subway bomb

September 18, 2014 - 10:10am
Officials in Chile say three people have been arrested in connection with a bomb that injured 14 people at a subway station in Santiago earlier this month.
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Irish economy bounces back strongly

September 18, 2014 - 10:03am
The Irish government upgrades growth forecasts for 2014 after the economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 1.5% in the April-to-June quarter.
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VIDEO: Syrian army 'at war with IS extremists'

September 18, 2014 - 9:13am
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen has travelled with the Syrian army to the front line where forces are fighting what they call religious extremists.
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ECB stimulus offer sees low take-up

September 18, 2014 - 8:43am
A European Central Bank measure designed to stimulate the flagging eurozone economy has seen a low initial take-up by banks.
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Day in pictures: 18 September

September 18, 2014 - 8:33am
A selection of striking news images from around the world
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Forgotten death of Russian serviceman

September 18, 2014 - 8:24am
Russians find their relatives killed in Ukraine conflict are forgotten
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Russia to extend media controls

September 18, 2014 - 8:16am
A bill to restrict foreign ownership in Russia's media will go before the Russian parliament, dominated by allies of President Putin.
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Solskjaer leaves Cardiff City role

September 18, 2014 - 8:02am
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer cites a "difference in philosophy" on leaving Cardiff manager role after less than nine months in charge.
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French MSF worker contracts Ebola

September 18, 2014 - 7:53am
A French aid worker from the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, reports say.
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