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More UK medics travel to Ebola area

October 21, 2014 - 1:35am
About 100 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
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VIDEO: 'Nazis' who left US still got benefits

October 21, 2014 - 1:04am
The US government has paid dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in Social Security benefits after forcing them to leave the US.
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VIDEO: Bodies of seven women found in US

October 21, 2014 - 1:01am
The bodies of seven women have been recovered in the US state of Indiana as a man confessed to a recent murder and led authorities to more.
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Man walks again after transplant

October 21, 2014 - 12:31am
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again after cells from his nose were transplanted into his severed spinal cord.
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Asia stocks fall after China data

October 21, 2014 - 12:28am
Asian stocks fall after data shows China's economy grew 7.3% in the third quarter, its slowest pace in more than five years.
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China growth slows to five-year low

October 21, 2014 - 12:20am
China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.
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Flights axed due to weather warning

October 21, 2014 - 12:05am
Heathrow cancels about 10% of flights on Tuesday, as strong winds and rain from the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the UK.
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VIDEO: Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

October 20, 2014 - 11:56pm
US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.
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Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

October 20, 2014 - 11:29pm
An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.
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'No closure' for Pistorius family

October 20, 2014 - 10:07pm
Oscar Pistorius' siblings describe their heartache and criticise media coverage of his trial, on the eve of the South African athlete's sentencing.
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'Balibo Five' deaths probe dropped

October 20, 2014 - 9:46pm
Australian police abandon a war crimes investigation into the deaths in East Timor in 1975 of the "Balibo Five" journalists, citing insufficient evidence.
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Child 'killed every five minutes'

October 20, 2014 - 9:43pm
A child is killed by violence every five minutes in the world, a leading charity says, calling for new targets to end all forms of child abuse by 2030.
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Ebola-hit nations get key supplies

October 20, 2014 - 8:55pm
Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.
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To walk again - the people behind the story

October 20, 2014 - 8:12pm
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
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VIDEO: Whitlam: 'A radical politician'

October 20, 2014 - 7:58pm
The former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam has died at the age of ninety-eight.
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What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage

October 20, 2014 - 7:56pm
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
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VIDEO: 'The rebels beat me with guns'

October 20, 2014 - 7:45pm
In the first part of his road trip across Ukraine ahead of parliamentary elections, Steve Rosenberg meets a candidate who was persecuted by pro-Russian rebels.
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Hobbit find rewriting human history

October 20, 2014 - 7:32pm
Tiny species found a decade ago in Indonesia caused big rethink
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VIDEO: Man v Subway

October 20, 2014 - 7:24pm
How racing the tube became a worldwide trend
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Will we podcast in virtual reality?

October 20, 2014 - 7:07pm
How virtual reality could disrupt podcasting
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