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US judge sentences Farc commander

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 09:38
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.
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Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 09:10
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.
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'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 09:04
The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.
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Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 08:47
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.
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New HS2 station proposed for Crewe

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 08:22
A report into the route of the second phase of the controversial fast train project HS2 is expected to recommend a new station be built in Crewe.
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Baffling ballet

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 07:20
Unravelling the flocking habits of starlings
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Top 10 tips for being a comedian

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 07:07
Paul Merton advises how to make it as a comedian
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Lost football grounds - part II

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 06:57
England's lost football grounds - part II
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Life terms for Argentina jail crimes

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 06:56
An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.
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Lost Malcolm Lowry novel published

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 06:33
A novel by British-born author Malcolm Lowry is being published 70 years after its manuscript was thought to have been destroyed in a fire.
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Dog in one-minute crossbow operation

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 06:06
The delicate operation to remove a crossbow bolt from a dog's head "took just one minute", the RSPCA says.
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VIDEO: Swearing for feminism

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 06:02
Does a good cause justify little girls using bad language?
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State of emergency imposed in Sinai

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 05:58
Egypt declares a three-month state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula after two attacks there killed at least 31 soldiers.
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Scottish Labour leader standing down

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 05:45
Johann Lamont is standing down as leader of the Scottish Labour Party with immediate effect after criticising her Westminster colleagues.
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VIDEO: Briton confirmed dead in Syria air strike

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 05:30
A British man has been confirmed dead in a US air strike on jihadist targets in Syria.
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One killed in US school shooting

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 05:27
One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.
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Card firms 'fail' on rights advice

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 05:26
Many financial providers are failing to properly explain the protection shoppers have when something goes wrong with a credit card purchase, consumer group Which? suggests.
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Anger over ancient woods quarry plan

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 04:57
Plans to turn an area of ancient Staffordshire woodland mentioned in the Domesday Book into a quarry anger conservationists.
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Cancer-killing cells made in the lab

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 04:27
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.
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'Edging toward the EU exit?' - the front pages

Sat, 25/10/2014 - 04:23
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.
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