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Clinton attacks Sanders on gun laws
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton says rival Bernie Sanders is weak on gun control, as sparks fly at a presidential debate in Las Vegas.
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:10:23 GMT)

US-Russia talks after Syria 'near miss'
The US and Russia are to hold new talks on air safety in Syria after it emerged combat aircraft from both nations recently came within miles of each other.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 22:59:14 GMT)

Warring foxes take top photo prize
A picture of a red fox standing over the bloodied body of an Arctic fox wins the prestigious 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:42:59 GMT)

Missile confirmed to have downed MH17
Dutch investigators say a Russian-made missile brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014, in a report condemned as biased by Russia.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:01:37 GMT)

Opponents 'coup-mongering' - Rousseff
Embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff accuses the political opposition of seeking to oust her government via "coup-mongering".
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:17:59 GMT)

ICC to investigate Russia-Georgia war
The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor says she will investigate Russian and Georgian forces over possible war crimes in the 2008 conflict.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:26:39 GMT)

Israel responds to Jerusalem attacks
Israel's cabinet authorises police to seal off "parts of Jerusalem" in an attempt to halt a wave of deadly attacks.
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 03:35:35 GMT)

Jennifer Lawrence pens sexism essay
Jennifer Lawrence expresses her anger at getting paid less than her male co-stars and her experience of sexism in Hollywood in an essay.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:03:03 GMT)

Burkina's Sankara 'riddled with bullets'
An autopsy shows the supposed remains of Burkina Faso's former leader Thomas Sankara are "riddled with bullets", his family's lawyer says.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:56:15 GMT)

Trump to host Saturday Night Live
The US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will host the comedy show Saturday Night Live next month, the NBC network says.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:19:59 GMT)

Twitter lays off hundreds of staff
Twitter says it is cutting 336 jobs, roughly 8%, of its global workforce, as part of a restructuring of the business.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:37:15 GMT)

Crash survivor found in Indonesia lake
A survivor is found two days after a helicopter crashed in Indonesia, reportedly clinging to floating plants in a lake.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:19:58 GMT)

Entangled whale freed off Australia
A humpback whale calf is swimming again with its mother after rescuers freed it from rope it became entangled in off Australia's south-east coast.
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 01:31:39 GMT)

US 'drunk driver' live streams ride
A Florida woman is arrested after she filmed herself driving drunk and broadcast it live on the internet.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:17:42 GMT)

Planned Parenthood changes foetal rules
Planned Parenthood has announced it will no longer accept money to offset costs of the foetal tissue donation programme.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:00:03 GMT)

US aunt loses 'aggressive hug' case
A woman sued her 12-year-old nephew for $127,000 because his hug caused her to fall. The jury took 20 minutes to deny her claim.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 22:42:27 GMT)

US 'will not press for Farc extraditions'
The US says it will leave it up to Colombia how to deal with left-wing Farc rebels who have committed crimes, and will not push for their extradition.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:27:35 GMT)

Jamaican Marlon James wins Booker Prize
Jamaican author Marlon James wins the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings - inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:47:11 GMT)

Jailed Angolan rapper 'deteriorating'
The condition of detained Angolan rapper and activist Luaty Beirao, who has been on hunger strike for 23 days, is deteriorating, his wife tells the BBC.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 19:31:25 GMT)

Tanzania protest over 'closing stores'
Angry staff and suppliers from one of East Africa's leading retailers, Uchumi Supermarkets, protest in Dar es Salaam amid fears they will not be paid.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:56:41 GMT)

Outrage over China cabin crew 'ritual'
Photos of female cabin crew being "forced" to lie in overhead luggage compartments as part of an "industry ritual" spark outrage on Chinese social media.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:07:07 GMT)

Myanmar's election to go ahead
Myanmar's election commission announces the country's historic election will continue as planned, after talk of a possible delay.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:51:22 GMT)

Wolf hunters deployed to French Alps
A team of wolf-hunters is operating in a region of the French Alps to kill wolves that are seen as a threat to livestock.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:01:21 GMT)

Netherlands 2-3 Czech Republic
The Netherlands fail to qualify for Euro 2016 as Robin van Persie scores an own goal in a home defeat by the Czech Republic.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 22:30:19 GMT)

Shells target Russian embassy in Syria
Two shells have struck the Russian embassy compound in the Syrian capital Damascus as pro-government supporters rallied outside, reports say.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:30:49 GMT)

UK pulls out of £5.9m Saudi jail deal
The UK government withdraws from a controversial £5.9m deal to provide expertise to Saudi Arabia's prison service.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:06:10 GMT)

Hanging murder teen 'failed by police'
A teenager hanged by a man obsessed with asphyxiating girls was failed by police and social workers assigned to work with her killer after an earlier attack, a report reveals.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:29:29 GMT)

Osborne urges Labour MPs to rebel
Chancellor George Osborne urges "moderate" Labour MPs to defy their party leadership and support his fiscal charter plans in Wednesday's vote.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:01:38 GMT)

JP Morgan profit misses expectations
JP Morgan posts a profit for the three months to September which, despite going up, has missed analysts' expectations.
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 00:58:58 GMT)

Intel profits hit by slowing demand
The world's biggest chipmaker, Intel, has reported a 6% fall in net income for the three months to September and cut its fourth quarter outlook for its important server-chip business.
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 01:20:24 GMT)

Asian shares down on China data
Asian shares were mostly in negative territory on Wednesday as investors continued to digest disappointing Chinese trade figures released on Tuesday, and as China's latest inflation numbers were released.
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 01:56:03 GMT)

Wales 2-0 Andorra
Wales end a successful Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a scrappy win over Andorra on a night of celebration in Cardiff.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:09:37 GMT)

Pakistan's Malik punishes England
Shoaib Malik marks his first Test for five years with a century as Pakistan reach 286-4 against England in Abu Dhabi.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 13:53:58 GMT)

Wednesday's gossip column
Gutierrez suing Newcastle, Klopp was not Liverpool's first choice, Valdes open to Magpies move, plus more.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 22:25:52 GMT)

Bond star plays down Craig quit quote
Daniel Craig was "just being sarcastic" when he said he wanted to "move on" from playing James Bond, according to his co-star Naomie Harris.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:49:24 GMT)

BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts dies
BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who was suffering from leukaemia, has died, her husband says.
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 00:57:29 GMT)

Leonardo DiCaprio to produce VW film
Leonardo DiCaprio to produce a film based on an as-yet-unwritten book about the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:20:24 GMT)

VIDEO: Close-up: MH17 plane reconstructed
Dutch investigators have confirmed that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine after being hit by a Russian-made Buk missile.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:25:08 GMT)

VIDEO: Bethlehem clashes on day of unrest
Yolande Knell reports from the streets of Bethlehem in the West Bank, on a day of unrest in northern Israel.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:38:50 GMT)

VIDEO: US 'not interested in Clinton's emails'
Bernie Sanders receives a standing ovation at the Democratic presidential debate after saying the American people no longer want to hear about Hillary Clinton's emails.
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 02:28:12 GMT)

VIDEO: Tracking wolves in the French Alps
Claire Marshall attempts to track wolves in the French Alps with expert tracker Troy Bennett.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:17:01 GMT)

VIDEO: Jupiter's Red Spot revealed in 4K
New ultra-high definition imagery, rendered in 4K, has revealed details of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:03:23 GMT)

VIDEO: Baby born on board long-haul flight
A woman has given birth during a Los Angeles-bound China Airlines flight after unexpectedly going into labour.
(Wed, 14 Oct 2015 00:49:53 GMT)

VIDEO: Playboy goes non-nude
Playboy magazine is to stop publishing images of naked women as part of its redesign from next year.
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:37:27 GMT)

VIDEO: Pay by ring? The new ways to buy goods
From jewellery with embedded chips to biometric technology, how the way we pay for things could change
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 00:50:40 GMT)

VIDEO: How the Danish Jews escaped the Holocaust
The warning that saved most of Denmark's Jews
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:04:51 GMT)

What South Africa leaving the ICC would mean
What South Africa's withdrawal could mean for the ICC
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:30:22 GMT)

Who is behind Bangladesh killings?
Who's killing foreigners and atheists in Bangladesh?
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:28:14 GMT)

Library builder's monument of books
The man who quit Microsoft and built thousands of libraries
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:02:02 GMT)

Migrant stories: The pull of Europe
Five new arrivals in Greece tell their stories
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:41:21 GMT)

Claiming Delhi's streets to 'break the cage' for women
The students trying to claim Delhi's streets for women
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:25:47 GMT)

By using the phrase 'Modi Toadies', writer Salman Rushdie prompts an online storm
How Salman Rushdie's words prompted an online storm
(Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:28:08 GMT)

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