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Soldier killed in Canada shootings

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 20:39

A huge security operation has parts of Canada's capital city Ottawa in lockdown after a gunman shot and killed a soldier at a war memorial, then opened fire in the parliament building.

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Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 20:36

A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem in what police are suggesting was a "terrorist attack".

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'No rules broken over fans ban'

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 19:49

Uefa says no rules were broken despite fans being at the game between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City.

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VIDEO: Schools 'should check kids' teeth'

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 19:45

Schools and nurseries need to step in to tackle the worrying trend of tooth decay in children, the advisory body NICE has said.

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Ebola: US restricts airport arrivals

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 19:38

US rules requiring air passengers from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola to travel via one of five airports come into effect.

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WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 19:36

The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.

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Evans 'hopes' for football return

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 19:33

Ex-Sheffield United and Wales striker Ched Evans wants a return to football after serving a rape sentence.

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Four guilty of Blackwater killings

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 19:16

A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.

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Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 19:01

Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.

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Freed N Korea detainee back in US

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 18:53

A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.

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Rapist Evans issues video statement

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 18:46

Footballer Ched Evans releases a video statement in which he says he is "determined to continue the fight" to clear his name.

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US airbag recall expands to 7.8m cars

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 18:44

US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.

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VIDEO: MP duped by Swansea conman

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 18:29

An MP has admitted being duped by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic and claimed police were abusing him.

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DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 18:06

DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.

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VIDEO: Taxi boss: 'Users want white drivers'

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 18:02

The manager of a cab firm in Rochdale has said that a small number of the company's customers are requesting white drivers, following the rise of the so-called Islamic State in the Middle East.

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IRA let down abuse victims - Adams

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 17:58

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises to sex abuse victims "let down" by the IRA during the Troubles.

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'Fake' Premier League star jailed

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 17:58

A former footballer who posed as a Chelsea player to live a lavish lifestyle is jailed for fraud.

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Smith: First talks 'constructive'

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 17:58

The Smith Commission on more powers for the Scottish Parliament has held a "constructive" first meeting, its chairman says.

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VIDEO: In numbers: Treating Ebola patients

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 17:51

BBC News looks at what it takes to treat Ebola patients, in numbers and graphics.

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Wilko Johnson is 'cancer free'

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 17:45

Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.

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