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HK protests: Inside Xi Jinping's head

September 28, 2014 - 11:16am
Carrie Gracie on what Beijing may be thinking about HK protests
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Magical Girl wins top film award

September 28, 2014 - 11:05am
Magical Girl wins best picture at Spain's San Sebastian film festival while its director Carlos Vermut also picks up the best director award.
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Kwiatkowski wins road world title

September 28, 2014 - 11:03am
Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski wins the World Championships road race in Spain with Ben Swift the best Briton in 12th.
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Gay Pride march held in Serbia

September 28, 2014 - 10:56am
Serbia holds a Gay Pride march in the capital Belgrade amid massive security - an event that was called off for several years due to violence.
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Air France pilots end long strike

September 28, 2014 - 10:47am
Air France pilots call off a strike that has lasted for two weeks and cost the airline hundreds of millions of euros.
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Time for reset 2.0 - Russia's Lavrov

September 28, 2014 - 10:42am
Russia's foreign minister says it is time for a "reset 2.0" with the US, while blaming the Obama administration for the poor state of relations.
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Japan volcano rescue finds 31 bodies

September 28, 2014 - 10:35am
The bodies of 31 hikers are found near the peak of Japan's Mount Ontake as rescuers search for those missing since Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption.
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Jailed Jayalalitha successor named

September 28, 2014 - 10:12am
The party of India's jailed controversial politician Jayaram Jayalalitha names O. Panneerselvam to succeed her as chief minister of Tamil Nadu.
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RAF drafted in for Alice search

September 28, 2014 - 10:00am
The RAF is drafted in to help with the search for missing Alice Gross, as runners taking part in the Ealing Half Marathon wear yellow ribbons in support.
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It's been a very tough week - Murray

September 28, 2014 - 9:57am
An emotional Andy Murray praises the support of his family as he secured the Shenzhen Open after a "very tough week".
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VIDEO: Mr and Mrs Clooney step out in Venice

September 28, 2014 - 9:44am
Hollywood actor George Clooney has shown off his wife, Amal Alamuddin, the day after the couple married in Venice.
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Bellingham to stop cancer treatment

September 28, 2014 - 9:30am
Actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham says she has chosen to stop chemotherapy for cancer in November "in order to pass away by the end of January".
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Rosneft and Exxon find Arctic oil

September 28, 2014 - 8:49am
Russian energy giant Rosneft says it has discovered oil with its US project partner Exxon Mobil at a controversial well in the Arctic.
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'Magic' Messi hails 400-goal mark

September 28, 2014 - 8:45am
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi "never imagined" scoring over 400 career goals while Luis Enrique hails the Argentine's "magic".
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Chelsea inquire over Twickenham move

September 28, 2014 - 8:28am
Chelsea have contacted the RFU about the possibility of playing at Twickenham for a season while Stamford Bridge is redeveloped.
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New Zealand win Rugby Championship

September 28, 2014 - 8:09am
World champions New Zealand secure the Rugby Championship for a third successive year as they win 34-13 in Argentina.
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MP's defection senseless, says Cameron

September 28, 2014 - 7:18am
David Cameron says the defection of Tory MP Mark Reckless to UKIP is counter-productive, as the Conservative party conference gets under way in Birmingham.
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Strictly wins weekend TV battle

September 28, 2014 - 6:40am
Strictly Come Dancing beat ITV's X Factor in their Friday and Saturday night ratings battle, with the BBC One show pulling in thousands more viewers on both nights.
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Kimetto sets marathon world record

September 28, 2014 - 6:33am
Kenyan Dennis Kimetto breaks the world marathon record as he becomes the first man to run under two hours three minutes.
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Murray wins first title since 2013

September 28, 2014 - 6:28am
Andy Murray saves five match points before beating Tommy Robredo to secure his first title since winning Wimbledon in 2013.
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