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US Ebola nurse defies quarantine

1 hour 14 min ago
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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Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

1 hour 16 min ago
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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VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

1 hour 17 min ago
Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.
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Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze

1 hour 22 min ago
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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Polanski: US extradition attempt fails

1 hour 26 min ago
US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.
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Soldier guilty of comrade's murder

1 hour 27 min ago
A soldier is convicted of murdering his comrade in an attack at their barracks.
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Health cuts will mean fewer beds

1 hour 30 min ago
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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IPCC debates 'most important' report

1 hour 32 min ago
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

1 hour 33 min ago
Sam Burgess will be tried in different positions by Bath after making the switch from rugby league to union.
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US posts better-than-expected growth

1 hour 36 min ago
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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Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay'

1 hour 52 min ago
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: You behind the pillar, you're on camera!

1 hour 55 min ago
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

1 hour 56 min ago
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

1 hour 57 min ago
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

1 hour 59 min ago
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
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Fire death boys 'murdered by father'

2 hours 1 min ago
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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Penalties 'do not stop' drug use

2 hours 6 min ago
There is no link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use, a Home Office study finds, sparking a policy row within the coalition government.
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What is the parliamentary dress code?

2 hours 7 min ago
What MPs can and can't wear in parliament
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Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'

2 hours 8 min ago
An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.
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UK migrant rescue stance criticised

2 hours 14 min ago
A Home Office minister insists a change of policy on Mediterranean search-and-rescue operations would save lives - after MPs call it "shameful" and "a new low".
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