No Canada visas for Ebola countries

BBC World News - 24 min 59 sec ago
Canada suspends visa applications from countries in the grip of the Ebola outbreak, in a move similar to a much-criticised Australian plan.
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Abuse inquiry 'must start soon'

BBC World News - 1 hour 35 min ago
The government is urged to get an inquiry into historical child sex abuse moving quickly after Fiona Woolf stood down as its chairwoman.
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Bangladesh hit by major blackouts

BBC World News - 1 hour 47 min ago
Bangladesh is hit by major power blackouts after a power line connecting the country to India's electricity grid failed, reports say.
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New Zealand survive Samoa scare

BBC World News - 3 hours 30 min ago
A Shaun Kenny-Dowall try five minutes from full-time seals a 14-12 New Zealand win over Samoa in the Four Nations.
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Why the riots in Delhi's Trilokpuri are significant

BBC World News - 3 hours 47 min ago
What's right and wrong with urbanising India
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Space project continues - Branson

BBC World News - 5 hours 11 min ago
Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.
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Australia marks Anzac centenary

BBC World News - 6 hours 35 min ago
Thousands of people gather in the Australian town of Albany to mark the departure of the first Anzac troops in World War One.
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VIDEO: Obamas welcome trick-or-treaters

BBC World News - 6 hours 41 min ago
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle welcome some special guests to the White House for a trick-or-treat Halloween celebration.
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Funeral of murdered SA footballer

BBC World News - 6 hours 55 min ago
Tens of thousands of mourners are expected to attend the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa in Durban.
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Power struggle in Burkina Faso

BBC World News - 8 hours 15 min ago
A split emerges within Burkina Faso's armed forces over who is leading the country following the resignation of President Blaise Campaore.
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Wannabe is 'catchiest hit single'

BBC World News - 8 hours 56 min ago
Results from a citizen science online experiment suggests that the Spice Girls' Wannabe is the UK's catchiest hit single.
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Uruguay registers cannabis growers

BBC World News - 9 hours 43 min ago
The Uruguayan government announces the start of registration for licensed cannabis growers.
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Boko Haram denies ceasefire claim

BBC World News - 9 hours 50 min ago
Militant group Boko Haram denies claims by Nigeria's government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release 219 abducted girls.
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VIDEO: Hello Kitty shrine in Singapore

BBC World News - 9 hours 51 min ago
The BBC's Lucas de Jong found one place in Singapore where interior designer Terry Goh has spent seven years making Hello Kitty the centre of attention.
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UK travellers warned of terror threat

BBC World News - 10 hours 4 min ago
The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.
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Mexico orders release of US marine

BBC World News - 10 hours 12 min ago
A US marine imprisoned in Mexico for driving a vehicle loaded with firearms across the border is released after eight months.
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VIDEO: Serial: Cult podcast grips audiences

BBC World News - 10 hours 14 min ago
In the age of "binge-watching" programmes, a US podcast series is gripping audiences around the world who are hooked on its weekly instalments.
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Questions remain over Afghanistan

BBC World News - 10 hours 36 min ago
No clear verdict about campaign, says Nick Childs
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Police cautions 'to be scrapped'

BBC World News - 10 hours 46 min ago
The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.
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An unlikely naval battle remembered

BBC World News - 10 hours 48 min ago
The unlikely WWI naval battle fought off Chile
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