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VIDEO: Ebola carers 'face discrimination'

BBC News - 1 hour 13 min ago
An increasing number of health workers worry that they may face discrimination when they return home.
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Funeral of murdered SA footballer

BBC News - 1 hour 51 min ago
Tens of thousands of mourners are expected to attend the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa in Durban.
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Power struggle in Burkina Faso

BBC News - 1 hour 59 min ago
A split emerges within Burkina Faso's armed forces over who is leading the country following the resignation of President Blaise Campaore.
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Man dies after woman stabbed to death

BBC News - 2 hours 33 min ago
A woman is stabbed to death in east London before a man, who police say knew her, dies after being found lying in the street.
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VIDEO: Model pupils refused student loans

BBC News - 3 hours 6 min ago
Bright students from state schools are at a risk of missing out on university because of their uncertain immigration status.
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Wannabe is 'catchiest hit single'

BBC News - 3 hours 52 min ago
Results from a citizen science online experiment suggests that the Spice Girls' Wannabe is the UK's catchiest hit single.
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Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot

BBC News - 4 hours 1 min ago
A pilot is killed and another is injured as Virgin Galactic's space tourism craft crashes in California.
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Some ethnic groups 'less cancer aware'

BBC News - 4 hours 28 min ago
A study by Cancer Research UK reveals black and South Asian ethnic groups in England are less aware of cancer symptoms than people with white backgrounds.
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Uruguay registers cannabis growers

BBC News - 4 hours 39 min ago
The Uruguayan government announces the start of registration for licensed cannabis growers as part of its plan to legalise the drug.
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Boko Haram denies ceasefire claim

BBC News - 4 hours 46 min ago
Militant group Boko Haram denies claims by Nigeria's government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release 219 abducted girls.
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VIDEO: Hello Kitty shrine in Singapore

BBC News - 4 hours 47 min ago
The BBC's Lucas de Jong found one place in Singapore where interior designer Terry Goh has spent seven years making Hello Kitty the centre of attention.
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UK travellers warned of terror threat

BBC News - 5 hours 30 sec ago
The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.
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VIDEO: On board Knox-Johnston's yacht

BBC News - 5 hours 6 min ago
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the Briton who in the 1960s became the first person to sail round the world on his own without stopping, is about to return to ocean racing at the age of 75.
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VIDEO: Serial: Cult podcast grips audiences

BBC News - 5 hours 10 min ago
In the age of "binge-watching" programmes, a US podcast series is gripping audiences around the world who are hooked on its weekly instalments.
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Police cautions 'to be scrapped'

BBC News - 5 hours 41 min ago
The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.
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Charity defends airport green tax

BBC News - 5 hours 43 min ago
The conservation charity WWF Scotland cautions against moves to scrap Air Passenger Duty for departures from Scotland.
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An unlikely naval battle remembered

BBC News - 5 hours 44 min ago
Commemorating Britain's first naval defeat of World War One
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The blind man leading the blind orchestra

BBC News - 5 hours 53 min ago
The blind maestro leading an all-blind orchestra
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'Men can end up mentally broken'

BBC News - 6 hours 20 min ago
Movember turns its attention to men's mental health
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England's unusual listed places

BBC News - 6 hours 23 min ago
Zebra crossings to bus stations: unusual listed buildings
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