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Ryanair raises profit forecasts

July 28, 2014 - 3:11am
Budget airline Ryanair has raised its annual profit forecast after seeing a sharp rise in earnings for the three months to June.
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Police told off for Lily Allen image

July 28, 2014 - 3:02am
Lily Allen posted a mocked-up picture on Instagram of her being arrested by officers in Australia before taking it back down.
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Japanese girl 'dismembers classmate'

July 28, 2014 - 2:12am
A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say.
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India riot city curfew relaxed

July 28, 2014 - 2:08am
India's Uttar Pradesh state relaxes a curfew in the city of Saharanpur after clashes between Sikhs and Muslims left three dead and 20 hurt.
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Indian nurses trapped in Libya

July 28, 2014 - 1:57am
A group of Indian 65 nurses trapped in the fighting engulfing parts of Libya want to return home, officials say.
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Passport workers set to strike

July 28, 2014 - 1:52am
Thousands of passport workers are due to strike later over staffing and pay, with the government saying it could threaten people's holidays.
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Women's Team Sky possible - Brailsford

July 28, 2014 - 1:26am
Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford says he is "talking a lot" about the possibility of a women's professional cycling squad.
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Mercedes will rethink orders - Wolff

July 28, 2014 - 1:21am
Mercedes will rethink their race strategy after another Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck'

July 28, 2014 - 12:21am
Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests.
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Fresh Benghazi clashes kill 38

July 27, 2014 - 11:42pm
At least 38 people are killed in clashes between pro-Libyan government troops and Islamist militants in the city of Benghazi, officials say.
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California hit by raging wildfires

July 27, 2014 - 11:30pm
Two fast-moving fires in California destroy 10 homes and force the evacuation of hundreds more, as a man dies in a lightning strike in Los Angeles.
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Aruba frees top Venezuela official

July 27, 2014 - 8:19pm
The Caribbean island of Aruba releases a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, detained over US accusations of drug-trafficking activities.
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VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong

July 27, 2014 - 7:58pm
A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.
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Cartoonist's view of war and peace in Afghanistan

July 27, 2014 - 7:44pm
A cartoonist's view of war and peace in Afghanistan
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Ethiopian mother angry over murdered son

July 27, 2014 - 7:41pm
An Ethiopian mother's disbelief at violent student crackdown
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Germany's super-shy super-rich

July 27, 2014 - 7:31pm
Why do Germany's super-rich so often keep their heads down?
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VIDEO: The facts about global travel

July 27, 2014 - 7:11pm
BBC News looks at the facts about global travel.
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No place to hide for children of war

July 27, 2014 - 7:09pm
Lyse Doucet on the plight of children in Syria and Gaza
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South Africa shock NZ to win gold

July 27, 2014 - 7:01pm
South Africa shock New Zealand in the final of the rugby sevens to end the All Blacks' unbeaten Commonwealth Games record.
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The bakery in the middle of a desert

July 27, 2014 - 7:01pm
Why two Spanish sisters started a bakery in a desert
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