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Ferguson protests spread across US
Crowds gather in cities across the US to protest against the decision not to charge a police officer over the killing of black teen Michael Brown.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:59:16 GMT)

S Leone Ebola workers dump bodies
Burial workers in the Sierra Leonean city of Kenema dump bodies in public in protest at non-payment of allowances for handling Ebola victims.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:05:52 GMT)

Dozens arrested in HK crackdown
More than 80 people are arrested after clashes, as operations to dismantle activist camps in Mong Kok continue.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:02:25 GMT)

Theft of shoes from WW2 death camp
Thieves steal shoes belonging to Jewish Holocaust victims at a former concentration camp in Poland
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:49:21 GMT)

Northern China mine fire kills 24
At least 24 miners are killed and dozens are injured by a fire at a mine in China's Liaoning province, state media report.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:22:37 GMT)

France puts Russian warship on hold
France suspends "until further notice" the delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy because of continuing violence in eastern Ukraine.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:20:13 GMT)

Pope complains of 'haggard' Europe
Pope Francis warns that Europe appears "somewhat elderly" and less and less a protagonist, in a speech to EU politicians in Strasbourg.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:29:59 GMT)

Many dead in twin Nigeria blasts
Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 78 people, hospital staff say.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:03:54 GMT)

Hungary police 'blame rape victims'
Police in Hungary are accused of blaming victims of sexual assault after releasing advice that warns young women of the risks of flirting.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:47:19 GMT)

Cairo building collapse kills 17
Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 17 people.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:25:40 GMT)

Armed jewel robbers in Paris chase
Two armed robbers who held up a jewellery shop and took a hostage hand themselves in to police following a chase across Paris.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:43:39 GMT)

Cambodian elephant finally retired
The only working elephant in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh is blessed ahead of her imminent retirement after more than 30 years of carrying tourists.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:13:51 GMT)

Wizard of Oz costume sells for $3m
The Cowardly Lion costume from classic film The Wizard of Oz sells for more than $3m (£1.9m) at an auction in New York.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:02:51 GMT)

Five children die in US house fire
Five children have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home in a small town in southern Texas, local media report.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:00:31 GMT)

Ex-Washington Mayor Marion Barry dies
Marion Barry, a four-term Democratic mayor of Washington DC mayor who won re-election after a drug arrest, dies at 78.
(Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:49:49 GMT)

Colombia rebels release two soldiers
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:47:42 GMT)

Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:24:15 GMT)

Plastic bag protest in Ivory Coast
Police in Ivory Coast fire tear gas and use batons to disperse crowds protesting about a ban on plastic bags used to carry water.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:27:11 GMT)

Kenyans flee after militant attack
Hundreds of people flee to a military airstrip in Kenya's Mandera region after the deadly weekend bus attack by Somali militants.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:31:50 GMT)

AC/DC drummer appears in court in NZ
The Australian drummer of rock group AC/DC briefly appears in court in New Zealand, arriving late, to face a charge of threatening to kill.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:53:34 GMT)

Cricketer Hughes to have scans
Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head and will have scans on Wednesday.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:13:49 GMT)

French dad loses adoption fight
A French appeal court refuses to allow a father to take custody of his biological son, who was given up for adoption by his mother.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:12:47 GMT)

Eurozone 'persistent stagnation' risk
The eurozone may be stuck in an enduring period of no growth, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:11:54 GMT)

Raqqa air strikes 'kill dozens'
At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:58:54 GMT)

Eight Yemen hostages freed in raid
A group of seven Yemenis and a US military expert kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked militants are freed by Yemeni forces, an official tells the BBC.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:45:13 GMT)

Learning disability care 'failing'
The government is failing those with learning disabilities by keeping them in hospitals far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England says.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:04:27 GMT)

Javid wants Fifa to publish report
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:27 GMT)

US economy grows faster than forecast
The US economy grew much faster in the third quarter than first reported, official figures have shown.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:11:11 GMT)

A 'generation to change bank culture'
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:08:36 GMT)

Botin ousts Santander chief executive
Ana Botin has moved swiftly to reshape Santander, ousting its chief executive after less than two years in the role.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:13:46 GMT)

Messi breaks Champions League record
Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Champions League's all-time top scorer by scoring against Apoel Nicosia.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:11:54 GMT)

Manchester City 3-2 Bayern Munich
Sergio Aguero boosts Manchester City's Champions League hopes with two late goals to beat Bayern Munich 3-2.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:09:17 GMT)

FC Schalke 04 0-5 Chelsea
Chelsea qualify for the Champions League knockout phase as they ruthlessly beat Roberto Di Matteo's Schalke.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:59:00 GMT)

More Bill Cosby shows cancelled in US
Two more Bill Cosby shows are axed as the veteran comedian continues to face allegations of sexual assault.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:49:53 GMT)

International Emmys for UK shows
British TV productions win three awards at the International Emmys in the US, including a best drama prize for axed Channel 4 series Utopia.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:15:45 GMT)

Steve Jobs biopic moves to Universal
Universal Pictures take on a movie based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs following Sony Pictures' departure from the project.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:53:15 GMT)

VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless
A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:29 GMT)

VIDEO: A new face for Africa's men
The male grooming and beauty industry is booming in South Africa, with products now targeting a new audience - black men, as the BBC's Milton Nkosi reports.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:20:44 GMT)

VIDEO: Angelina Jolie on directing Unbroken
Oscar winning actress Angelina Jolie has attended the premiere in London of her new film, Unbroken.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:27:31 GMT)

VIDEO: In search of the American Dream
1954 saw the closure of Ellis Island. Isabel Belarsky passed through the American mass immigration centre.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:20:36 GMT)

VIDEO: Flash floods kill dozens in Morocco
Flooding in southern Morocco has killed 32 people and six others are missing after the heavy rains, according to officials.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:57:43 GMT)

VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:07:46 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Tense' in Dewani trial courtroom
Jon Kay reports from the courtroom in Cape Town, as South African prosecutors try to persuade a judge not to drop the murder case against British businessman Shrien Dewani.
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:51:15 GMT)

VIDEO: Cairo collapse leaves 17 dead
At least 17 people have been killed after a block of flats collapsed in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the BBC's Orla Guerin reports
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:38:41 GMT)

Child soldiers join fight in Ukraine
Teenagers join fight on both sides in Ukraine's conflict
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:29:17 GMT)

A new face for Africa's men
BBC man embraces South Africa's male beauty revolution
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:40:13 GMT)

The women finding freedom in South Caucasus nightclubs
Caucasus women seek independence through clubbing
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:45:33 GMT)

Delhi media gossip sets Indian Twitter abuzz
Twitter gossip tempts Delhi's chattering classes
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:15:36 GMT)

The Taliban's psychiatrist
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:20:11 GMT)

Will Opec cut oil production?
Should Opec cut production to boost prices?
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:57:44 GMT)

Six unexpected WW1 battlegrounds
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places
(Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:23:52 GMT)

PJ Crowley: What Hagel's exit means
Obama's priorities as his defence secretary resigns
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:48:45 GMT)

Pope Francis hits out at 'bureaucratic' Europe
Pope's surprise assault on EU's malaise
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:28:28 GMT)

Hughes injury a reminder of cricket's dangers
Australian batsman's head injury is a reminder of risks in sport
(Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:22:42 GMT)

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