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India hunger striker 'to be freed'

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:08
An Indian court orders the release of a human rights activist who has been on hunger strike for 14 years to protest a law granting soldiers sweeping powers.
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London drives house price increase

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:06
Annual house price inflation was 10.2% in the year to June, driven by a 19.3% London rise, according to the Office for National Statistics.
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Mexico toxic spillage closes schools

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:02
Scores of schools in northern Mexico remain closed almost two weeks after large quantities of sulphuric acid leaked into a river from a copper mine.
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Google cars 'designed to speed'

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:56
Google's driverless cars are programmed to occasionally exceed speed limits by up to 10mph, says the project's lead engineer.
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VIDEO: Australia MP's verbal attack on China

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:55
Australian MP Clive Palmer has been criticised after he launched an extraordinary attack on the Chinese government, live on national TV.
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AUDIO: Vaz slams e-Borders 'catastrophe'

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:53
The chair of the Commons Home Affairs committee has described as "catastrophic" a £224m fine imposed on the Home Office after it illegally ended a contract with a major US corporation brought in to modernise the UK's immigration controls.
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Protester dies in Turkey statue row

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:48
A Kurdish protester is killed in eastern Turkey in clashes over the removal of a statue of the founder of a militant Kurdish group.
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VIDEO: War Horse gallops into China

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:44
The War Horse is due to take to the stage in China next year. Carrie Gracie reports from Beijing where rehearsals are taking place.
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Russian ban fuels food price rises

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:41
Russia sees some food price rises as a ban on imported Western products starts to take effect.
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Saudis executed for drugs possession

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:39
Saudi Arabia executes four relatives for drugs possession, amid what Amnesty International calls a "disturbing" surge in the use of the death penalty.
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Man critical after 'gas explosion'

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:30
A man has been critically injured in a reported gas explosion at a potato supply company in a Cambridgeshire village, the ambulance service says.
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'No survivors' in Ukraine attack

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:21
No-one survived an attack on a convoy of refugees in the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine on Monday, a rebel source tells the BBC.
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Verstappen, 16, handed Formula 1 drive

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:01
Max Verstappen, 16, will become the youngest Formula 1 driver in history as Toro Rosso confirm he will join next season.
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Inflation falls more than expected

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:59
The annual rate of UK inflation rate falls more than expected in July to 1.6% as the cost of clothing, footwear, food and non-alcoholic drinks eases during the month.
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Paxman's show wins warm reviews

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:58
Broadcaster Jeremy Paxman's one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival gains a favourable response from newspaper critics.
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Carter to play after cancer treatment

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:57
Former World Championship finalist Ali Carter plans to return to the sport after having chemotherapy for lung cancer.
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Job loss at baby ashes crematorium

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:56
A senior member of staff at an Aberdeen crematorium being investigated over its handling of baby ashes loses his job.
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Driver in 30ft cliff edge rescue

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:56
A woman is rescued after her car was left hanging over a cliff edge - with a 30ft drop below.
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VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Beijing and Cairo

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:55
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in different parts of the world.
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VIDEO: Tim Vine wins 'funniest joke' award

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:41
Comedian Tim Vine talks to BBC Breakfast about winning the funniest joke at Edinburgh festival and why he thinks being funny 'isn't rocket science'.
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