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VIDEO: Tributes paid to Alan Henning

Sat, 2014-11-22 21:16
The widow of the murdered British aid worker Alan Henning told his memorial service that he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".
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VIDEO: NHS staff set off to help fight Ebola

Sat, 2014-11-22 21:10
A group of NHS medical staff leaves for Sierra Leone to help in the fight against the Ebola outbreak.
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West 'seeks Russia regime change'

Sat, 2014-11-22 21:09
Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
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VIDEO: Ferguson protests inspire local artist

Sat, 2014-11-22 20:56
Artist Howard Barry explains how the mass demonstrations in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson inspired him.
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VIDEO: Ed Miliband: 'Party of working people'

Sat, 2014-11-22 20:38
Ed Miliband is insisting that Labour is still the party of working people, despite finishing third in the Rochester by-election.
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NHS staff fly out to fight Ebola

Sat, 2014-11-22 20:36
The first group of NHS volunteers set off from London Heathrow, bound for Sierra Leone where they will help in the fight against Ebola.
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Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO

Sat, 2014-11-22 18:33
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.
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Portugal ex-PM held over tax fraud

Sat, 2014-11-22 17:24
The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.
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Iraq troops battle IS in Ramadi

Sat, 2014-11-22 16:18
Iraq's army launches an operation to retake parts of Ramadi in Anbar province, a major city largely controlled by Islamic State militants.
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Non-emergency police 101 number down

Sat, 2014-11-22 14:48
All four police forces in Wales are reporting the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, is down.
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101 non-emergency number down

Sat, 2014-11-22 14:45
A number of police forces are reporting the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, is down.
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US 'to expand' Afghan combat role

Sat, 2014-11-22 14:30
US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.
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Rosberg tops last Abu Dhabi practice

Sat, 2014-11-22 14:29
Nico Rosberg goes fastest from team-mate Lewis Hamilton in final practice at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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Thai king's absence sparks concern

Sat, 2014-11-22 14:24
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand fails to appear for a scheduled event, raising fresh concerns about his health.
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Deadly bus attack in northern Kenya

Sat, 2014-11-22 14:15
Suspected members of the Somali militant group al-Shabab kill at least 28 people in an attack on a bus in northern Kenya, officials say.
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Probe into hotel 'gas explosion'

Sat, 2014-11-22 14:05
An investigation starts into a suspected gas explosion at a central London hotel that injured 14 people.
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VIDEO: Newspapers 'kept from child's eyes'

Sat, 2014-11-22 14:03
A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.
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Two farmers killed as tyre explodes

Sat, 2014-11-22 13:56
Two men die following a farm accident at Crossroads, Killygordon, County Donegal, in the Republic of Ireland.
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Rape case police stop passers-by

Sat, 2014-11-22 13:55
Police have been stopping passers-by in the Meadows area of Edinburgh exactly a week after a 19-year-old woman was raped there.
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Alan Henning memorial to take place

Sat, 2014-11-22 13:53
The family of murdered aid worker Alan Henning say they are struggling to come to terms with his death, ahead of a memorial service.
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