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Man Utd's best display - Van Gaal

October 21, 2014 - 8:41am
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United are disappointed not to beat West Brom after their "best match of the season".
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Somalia orders UK passport seizure

October 21, 2014 - 8:32am
A court in Somalia orders the seizure of a local radio station owner's UK passport after he is accused of threatening national security.
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Audi claims self-drive speed record

October 21, 2014 - 8:29am
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.
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UK spy drones to fly over Syria

October 21, 2014 - 8:21am
The UK will fly unmanned drones over Syria in the battle against Islamic State militants, the government says.
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Baker Street saxophone player dies

October 21, 2014 - 8:17am
The musician behind one of the most recognisable saxophone solos - on Gerry Rafferty's hit Baker Street - has died, it is announced.
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Lufthansa strike declared legal

October 21, 2014 - 7:44am
German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action.
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Day in pictures: 21 October

October 21, 2014 - 7:38am
A selection of news photos from around the world
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Canada hit-and-run man 'radicalised'

October 21, 2014 - 7:33am
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.
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Nepal plans tighter rules on treks

October 21, 2014 - 7:20am
Officials in Nepal plan to introduce tougher controls of the country's trekking industry, a week after 41 people died in blizzards.
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Pakistan Taliban sack spokesman

October 21, 2014 - 7:16am
The Pakistan Taliban sack their spokesman Shahidullah Shahid after he pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS).
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Islamic State: The US volunteers who fight with Syria's Kurds

October 21, 2014 - 7:01am
The Americans who have joined the Kurds in the fight against IS
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Singing nun releases 'Like a Virgin'

October 21, 2014 - 7:00am
Italian nun who won the The Voice releases Madonna's 1984 hit as her debut single.
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VIDEO: Doctor on sister's Ebola death

October 21, 2014 - 6:48am
Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'

October 21, 2014 - 6:44am
Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, according to a new study, and the victorious swarms are taking over the hives of rival species.
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Banksy's Pierced Eardrum vandalised

October 21, 2014 - 6:41am
A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared.
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Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

October 21, 2014 - 6:41am
Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies like Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 82, says his family.
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Rewards for Mexico missing students

October 21, 2014 - 6:38am
The Mexican government offers rewards for information leading to the whereabouts of 43 missing students from Guerrero state.
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Total boss dies in Moscow air crash

October 21, 2014 - 6:28am
Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total since 2007, has died after his plane crashed during take-off in Moscow.
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Microsoft boss gets $84m pay package

October 21, 2014 - 6:15am
Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has been given a pay package worth $84.3m, making him one of the top earners in the tech industry.
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Australian teen surfaces in IS video

October 21, 2014 - 5:54am
An Australian teenager who joined IS militants in Iraq and Syria surfaces in a video addressing PM Tony Abbott and US president Barack Obama.
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