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In pictures: India celebrates Diwali

October 22, 2014 - 6:27pm
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival
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Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?

October 22, 2014 - 6:18pm
Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?
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Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid

October 22, 2014 - 5:18pm
Real Madrid score three goals in the first half to secure a comfortable 3-0 win at Liverpool in the Champions League.
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RSC Anderlecht 1-2 Arsenal

October 22, 2014 - 5:03pm
Arsenal score twice in the final two minutes to earn a dramatic comeback win at Champions League opponents Anderlecht.
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Caterham F1 future in fresh doubt

October 22, 2014 - 4:50pm
More doubt is cast on the future of Caterham as their new owners threaten to quit the team in a row with ex-owner Tony Fernandes.
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VIDEO: Inside Canada parliament attack

October 22, 2014 - 4:28pm
Watch the news of an attack on Canada's parliament unfold - in 45 secs.
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VIDEO: Battle over the Great Barrier Reef

October 22, 2014 - 4:23pm
Expanding coal mining operations along the Queensland coast could threaten Australia's treasured Great Barrier Reef.
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'No rules broken over fans ban'

October 22, 2014 - 2:49pm
Uefa says no rules were broken despite fans being at the game between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City.
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Ebola: US restricts airport arrivals

October 22, 2014 - 2:38pm
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

October 22, 2014 - 2:36pm
The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
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Four guilty of Blackwater killings

October 22, 2014 - 2:16pm
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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VIDEO: Video shows Canada parliament shootings

October 22, 2014 - 2:05pm
Footage from the Toronto Globe and Mail shows a hail of bullets being fired inside the Canadian parliament building.
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Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

October 22, 2014 - 2:01pm
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

October 22, 2014 - 1:53pm
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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US airbag recall expands to 7.8m cars

October 22, 2014 - 1:44pm
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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DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

October 22, 2014 - 1:06pm
DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.
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IRA let down abuse victims - Adams

October 22, 2014 - 12:58pm
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises to sex abuse victims "let down" by the IRA during the Troubles.
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Government backs NFL London plan

October 22, 2014 - 12:47pm
The UK government will support plans for an NFL team based in London, according to Chancellor George Osborne.
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Wilko Johnson is 'cancer free'

October 22, 2014 - 12:45pm
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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PM: Buck stops with me on criminals

October 22, 2014 - 12:35pm
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.
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