Day in pictures: 30 October

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 11:25am
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
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Bianchi remains critical but stable

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 11:18am
Jules Bianchi remains "critical but stable" in hospital, nearly four weeks after he crashed at the Japanese Grand Prix.
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German unemployment in surprise fall

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 11:16am
The number of people unemployed in Germany fell this month, confounding predictions of a slight rise.
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Global threats shredded Dem midterm playbook

Fox News - October 30, 2014 - 11:04am
ISIS, Ebola, and other foreign policy crises destroy Dems' micromarketing wedge issues strategy.

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Russian planes test Nato defences

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 11:00am
Why Russian planes are keeping Nato pilots busy
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US posts better-than-expected growth

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 10:27am
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.
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Younus hits third successive century

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 10:22am
Younus Khan hits a third successive hundred as Pakistan close day one of the final Test with Australia on 304-2.
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Wisconsin Dem gubernatorial candidate responds to claim she was fired from family’s firm

Fox News - October 30, 2014 - 10:05am
Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke is responding to allegations she was fired from her family's company, Trek Bicycle Corp., reportedly claiming that in fact her two-year hiatus was the result of downsizing.
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VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 10:01am
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Polanski freed after US arrest bid

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 9:40am
US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.
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Republicans have Senate takeover in their sights, races remain close

Fox News - October 30, 2014 - 9:36am
After eight years in the proverbial wilderness, Republicans are feeling confident about their chances of reclaiming the Senate majority in next week’s elections – as the two-year, bare-knuckle battle boils down to about 10 key races in the final days.
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IPCC debates 'most important' report

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 9:34am
Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.
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Burgess to be utility player at Bath

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 9:33am
Sam Burgess will be tried in different positions by Bath after making the switch from rugby league to union.
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'Tabloid fear' drives UK drug policy

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 9:15am
The House of Commons is debating government policy on drugs, with MPs from all parties calling for a review of 40-year old legislation on drug misuse.
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Democrat running for lieutenant governor of Arkansas used to be a stripper

Fox News - October 30, 2014 - 9:11am
Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Arkansas John Burkhalter said being a male stripper in Little Rock was one of the many “tough jobs” he had in his past.
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Warrant issued for husband of Delaware lawmaker over GOP sign swiping

Fox News - October 30, 2014 - 9:07am
Police in Delaware are looking for the husband of a state senator who was caught on video taking down political signs put up by Republican challengers.
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Penalties 'do not stop' drug use

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 9:00am
There is no link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use, a Home Office study finds, sparking a policy row within the coalition government.
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UK migrant rescue stance criticised

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 8:52am
A Home Office minister insists a change of policy on Mediterranean search-and-rescue operations would save lives - after MPs call it "shameful" and "a new low".
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German motorway shooter sentenced

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 8:39am
A German lorry driver who carried out hundreds of shootings on the country's motorways has been jailed for more than 10 years.
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Lenovo completes Motorola takeover

BBC News - October 30, 2014 - 8:34am
Lenovo completes a $2.9bn takeover of Google's Motorola handset division, which it says makes it the third biggest smartphone maker.
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.