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McIlroy misses out on £6m prize

September 14, 2014 - 7:08pm
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy misses out on the £6m FedEx Cup prize as Billy Horschel wins the Tour Championship and overall title.
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Imitation Game wins Toronto top prize

September 14, 2014 - 6:35pm
Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the British code breaker, wins the People’s Choice award at Toronto Film Festival.
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VIDEO: Syrians 'traumatised' by IS fears

September 14, 2014 - 6:07pm
Jeremy Bowen reports on how Syrians are "traumatised" by fears of Islamic State fighters.
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Uganda seizes 'al-Shabab explosives'

September 14, 2014 - 6:04pm
Police in Uganda say they have seized explosives during raids on suspected al-Shabab militants who were said to be plotting an attack in the country.
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Brazil builds giant Amazon tower

September 14, 2014 - 5:51pm
Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin in Brazil to monitor climate change.
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VIDEO: Tomato fight to oppose Russia boycott

September 14, 2014 - 5:08pm
Hundreds of people have been showing their opposition to a Russian boycott of fruit and vegetables from Europe with a tomato fight in Amsterdam.
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Arab states 'offer anti-IS strikes'

September 14, 2014 - 4:22pm
Several Arab countries offer to take part in air strikes against Islamic State militants if approved by the Iraqi government, US officials say.
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Novo Banco names new chief executive

September 14, 2014 - 4:20pm
Novo Banco, the "good bank" created from troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES) names Eduardo Stock da Cunha its new chief executive.
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Nato members 'send arms to Ukraine'

September 14, 2014 - 3:07pm
Nato countries have started delivering arms to Ukraine to help its soldiers combat pro-Russian separatists in the east, the defence minister says.
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What exactly is Alibaba?

September 14, 2014 - 3:01pm
Getting the lowdown on China's internet giant
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Contador wins Vuelta from Froome

September 14, 2014 - 2:54pm
Alberto Contador wins his third Vuelta a Espana title, ahead of Britain's Chris Froome, after a solid closing time trial.
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Leaders stress Scots vote will stand

September 14, 2014 - 2:50pm
Alex Salmond says the independence referendum is "a once in a generation opportunity" while Alistair Darling says there would be "no way back".
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VIDEO: Pope conducts modern mass wedding

September 14, 2014 - 2:46pm
Pope Francis has pronounced 20 Italian couples man and wife during a mass wedding ceremony in St Peter's Basilica in Rome.
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UK will 'hunt down' Haines killers

September 14, 2014 - 2:38pm
Britain will take "whatever steps are necessary" to keep the country safe, following the killing of hostage David Haines by Islamic State militants, says Prime Minister David Cameron.
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VIDEO: Brother of murdered UK hostage speaks

September 14, 2014 - 2:04pm
The brother of British aid worker David Haines, murdered by Islamic State militants, pays tribute to him.
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VIDEO: Hard labour for US man in N Korea

September 14, 2014 - 1:46pm
An American man is sentenced to six years of hard labour for "hostile acts" by a North Korean court.
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VIDEO: Kashmir valley 'submerged after floods'

September 14, 2014 - 1:19pm
Faizal Muhammad Ali reports from Srinagar which has been devastated by floodwaters.
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Manchester United 4-0 Queens Park Rangers

September 14, 2014 - 1:17pm
Manchester United win for the first time this season as their new-look side tear apart a poor QPR at Old Trafford.
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Decision due on comet landing site

September 14, 2014 - 1:13pm
The European Space Agency is about to announce the site on Comet 67P where the Rosetta mission will try to make a historic landing.
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Merkel speaks out on anti-Semitism

September 14, 2014 - 12:25pm
Fighting anti-Semitism is every German's duty, German Chancellor Angela Merkel tells a mass rally in Berlin, after growing attacks on Jews.
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