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Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:38

UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the deadly Ebola outbreak.

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Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:29

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality saying he made his announcement to help others struggling with their identity.

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VIDEO: Scientists appeal on 'starling ballet'

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:28

Scientists are asking for help in a study of the amazing formations made by starlings as they flock in the sky.

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Soldier guilty of comrade's murder

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:27

A soldier is convicted of murdering his comrade in an attack at their barracks.

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US posts better-than-expected growth

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:27

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.

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US nurse defies Ebola quarantine

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:27

A US nurse who returned from treating patients in Sierra Leone defies a voluntary quarantine order, leaving her house in Maine for a bike ride.

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Health cuts will mean fewer beds

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:17

Health service cuts in Northern Ireland may mean more than 100 fewer hospital beds and some wards closing at the weekend.

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Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:13

Protesters angry at plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-rule set fire to parliament in the capital.

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Sarah Payne's father found dead

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:12

The father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne is found dead at his home in Kent.

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VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:01

Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:49

Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.

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Day in pictures: 30 October

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:44

24 hours of news images: 30 October

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Polanski: US extradition attempt fails

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:40

US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.

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IPCC debates 'most important' report

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:34

Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.

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Burgess to be utility player at Bath

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:33

Sam Burgess will be tried in different positions by Bath after making the switch from rugby league to union.

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VIDEO: You behind the pillar, you're on camera!

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:11

Do not adjust your set, as the BBC fails to adjust a camera in the Edinburgh newsroom which has a mind of its own.

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Abbas warning over holy site closure

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:10

The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".

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MP Murphy wants Scottish FM role

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:09

MP Jim Murphy tells the BBC he not only wants to be Scottish Labour leader but has set his sights on becoming first minister of Scotland.

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Caption Challenge: Crane-osaurus

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:07

It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

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Fire death boys 'murdered by father'

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:05

A woman whose two sons died after a house fire in South Yorkshire blames her estranged her husband for murdering them.

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