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Estate agent sacked over sweet theft

BBC News - 48 min 37 sec ago
An estate agent is sacked after being caught on camera stealing a bar of chocolate while showing a client around a flat.
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Two dead in helicopter sea crash

BBC News - 54 min 34 sec ago
Two men die as a helicopter on its way to Humberside Airport crashes into the sea off the East Yorkshire coast.
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I had accident premonition - Norman

BBC News - 1 hour 13 min ago
Two-time Open champion Greg Norman says he had a premonition about the chainsaw accident in which he nearly lost his left hand.
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French PM Valls wins confidence vote

BBC News - 1 hour 28 min ago
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls narrowly wins a crucial confidence vote in parliament, despite a recent cabinet revolt over austerity measures.
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Sinn Féin move 'motivated by arrest'

BBC News - 1 hour 52 min ago
Promotion prospects are limited for any police officer who signs an arrest warrant for a Sinn Fein member, a Policing Board member claims.
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VIDEO: Best football anthems - voted by you

BBC News - 2 hours 5 min ago
Find out which football matchday songs make the 'Top Of The Kop' charts, as voted for by BBC Sport users.
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UN calls for $1bn to fight Ebola

BBC News - 2 hours 9 min ago
The UN says it needs $1bn to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak, described as "unparalleled in modern times", as experts warn time is running out.
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South Sudan bans foreign workers

BBC News - 2 hours 14 min ago
South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.
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Council says 6,000 jobs to go

BBC News - 2 hours 25 min ago
A further 6,000 jobs will be cut at Birmingham City Council in the next four years, making the workforce about a third of the size it was in 2010.
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Sighting of missing girl's rucksack

BBC News - 2 hours 37 min ago
Police looking for missing schoolgirl Alice Gross say there has been a new sighting of her rucksack and they are trying to trace a man who went missing a week after her.
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US 'would consider Iraq ground troops'

BBC News - 2 hours 38 min ago
US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State militants if the current strategy fails, a top US general says.
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The other big vote in Scotland

BBC News - 2 hours 52 min ago
While Scotland decides its future on Thursday, the R&A will announce whether it will admit female members for the first time.
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PCC resigns over child abuse scandal

BBC News - 3 hours 7 min ago
South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright resigns over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.
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Campaigns seize on Scotland pledge

BBC News - 3 hours 9 min ago
Both sides in the Scottish independence referendum debate seize on a pledge by the three main Westminster parties to devolve more powers.
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VIDEO: Rare colossal squid defrosted

BBC News - 3 hours 15 min ago
Scientists in New Zealand have thawed and started to examine a rare colossal squid caught in a fisherman's net.
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Trott ready to resume England career

BBC News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Warwickshire's Jonathan Trott believes he is ready to resume his England career, 10 months after he quit the Ashes tour.
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Russia 'must boost Crimea forces'

BBC News - 3 hours 26 min ago
Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's defence minister says.
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Ukraine rebels to get self-rule

BBC News - 3 hours 28 min ago
Ukrainian MPs adopt a law granting special status to parts of eastern regions held by pro-Russian rebels and an amnesty for rebel fighters.
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Would-be school gunman sentenced

BBC News - 3 hours 32 min ago
A man persuaded by an Atlanta-area school worker to surrender rather than go on a shooting rampage is sentenced to 20 years in prison.
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Odile storm moves up Mexico coast

BBC News - 3 hours 33 min ago
Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods.
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