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US consumer prices fall in August

September 17, 2014 - 9:45am
US consumer prices fell in August for the first time since April 2013, Labor Department figures show.
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Driest start to September since 1960

September 17, 2014 - 9:18am
The first half of September has been exceptionally dry across much of the UK, according to provisional statistics from the Met Office.
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Day in pictures: 17 September

September 17, 2014 - 9:11am
A selection of images from around the world in the past 24 hours
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China trial for Uighur academic

September 17, 2014 - 8:43am
Prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti goes on trial for separatism in China's far western region of Xinjiang.
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Lagos collapse 'killed S Africans'

September 17, 2014 - 8:39am
At least 67 South Africans were killed when a church hostel belonging to Nigerian TV evangelist TB Joshua collapsed in Lagos, President Zuma says.
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UN brokers Gaza reconstruction deal

September 17, 2014 - 8:36am
A deal has been agreed by Israeli and Palestinian officials to allow building materials into Gaza for reconstruction, a top UN official says.
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DJ Travis 'not sleazy or predatory'

September 17, 2014 - 8:35am
Veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis was nothing like the "sleazy, predatory, opportunist" he has been accused of being, his barrister says in his closing speech.
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Ebola global security threat - Obama

September 17, 2014 - 8:12am
US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.
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VIDEO: Barely a house intact in Ukraine village

September 17, 2014 - 8:11am
After a long summer of bombardment by government forces, residents of Luhansk are trying to return to normal life as the BBC's Paul Adams reports.
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UK jobless rate falls to 2008 low

September 17, 2014 - 7:59am
The UK rate fell to 6.2% in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.
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Missing man search in Alice case

September 17, 2014 - 7:56am
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross want to speak to a Latvian man seen on the same canal towpath used by the schoolgirl, the Met say.
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Vodafone and EE 'in Phones 4U talks'

September 17, 2014 - 7:39am
Mobile phone network operators Vodafone and EE are in discussions to buy parts of stricken retailer Phone 4U, sources say.
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Ukraine rebels defiant over new law

September 17, 2014 - 7:14am
A key Ukrainian rebel leader tells the BBC that a new law granting self-rule to parts of the east will not sway the demand for independence.
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Eurozone inflation revised to 0.4%

September 17, 2014 - 7:12am
The eurozone inflation rate held steady at 0.4% in August, slightly higher than the original estimate of 0.3%, revised Eurostat figures show.
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Swedish king unhurt after car crash

September 17, 2014 - 6:36am
Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf's car is badly damaged in a car crash, but he is not hurt, the royal palace says.
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Referendums 'torpedo EU' - Spain PM

September 17, 2014 - 6:27am
Independence referendums in Scotland or Spain's Catalonia region are like a torpedo to European integration, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy warns.
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London's fireworks to be ticketed

September 17, 2014 - 6:22am
London's New Year's Eve fireworks is to be ticketed for the first time and a limit of 100,000 set on a viewing area for the event, Boris Johnson's office reveals.
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VIDEO: Chief defends Kashmir flood response

September 17, 2014 - 6:20am
The top official in Indian-administered Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.
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VIDEO: California church destroyed in wildfires

September 17, 2014 - 6:05am
Two wildfires in California have forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including in the town of Weed.
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Plaudits for Maxine Peake's Hamlet

September 17, 2014 - 5:58am
Maxine Peake's performance as Hamlet is described by critics as "stunningly good", "excellent" and "not fully rounded" after her opening night.
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