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Chelsea 6-0 NK Maribor

October 21, 2014 - 5:10pm
Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 - their biggest Champions League win.
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Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale

October 21, 2014 - 4:43pm
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
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Infant bodies found in Canada locker

October 21, 2014 - 4:15pm
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
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Ebola, race and fear

October 21, 2014 - 3:56pm
Is prejudice fuelling outbreak hysteria in the US?
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Can a mining town survive a shutdown?

October 21, 2014 - 3:33pm
Can a remote mining town in Australia survive a shutdown?
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Sydney academic takes site to court

October 21, 2014 - 3:25pm
Prof Barry Spurr has taken the New Matilda website to court after it published several of his emails that contained sexist and racist comments.
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VIDEO: Swedish search for 'foreign sub' in bay

October 21, 2014 - 2:56pm
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
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CSKA Moscow 2-2 Man City

October 21, 2014 - 2:51pm
Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow, leaving their Champions League hopes in the balance.
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Rodgers backs 'big-game' Balotelli

October 21, 2014 - 2:43pm
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs misfiring Mario Balotelli to hit form in Wednesday's meeting with Real Madrid.
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Pair retract Thai murder confessions

October 21, 2014 - 2:24pm
Two Burmese men accused of killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand have retracted their confessions, lawyers say.
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Rapper: Australian flag linked with racism

October 21, 2014 - 2:02pm
Has Australia’s flag been co-opted by racists?
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North Korea frees detained US man

October 21, 2014 - 1:59pm
Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.
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Farage defends Polish MEP alliance

October 21, 2014 - 1:49pm
UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.
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'Negligence' behind Total boss death

October 21, 2014 - 1:45pm
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
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LGBT Jamaicans 'targets of violence'

October 21, 2014 - 1:36pm
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jamaicans face "intolerable levels of violence and cannot rely on the police" for protection, Human Rights Watch says.
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ICC warns Kenya on Kenyatta leaks

October 21, 2014 - 1:26pm
The International Criminal Court warns the Kenyan government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.
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Ukraine faces cluster bomb claim

October 21, 2014 - 1:01pm
Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many states, a leading human rights group says.
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Man guilty of hotel hammer attacks

October 21, 2014 - 12:56pm
A man who beat three sisters with a claw hammer in a London hotel while their children slept alongside them is found guilty of attempted murder.
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Ambassador demands Top Gear apology

October 21, 2014 - 12:55pm
The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC to make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.
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QPR chairman apologises for club row

October 21, 2014 - 12:50pm
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes orders Adel Taarabt and manager Harry Redknapp to end their "embarrassing" public row.
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