VIDEO: Madrid opposes Catalan referendum

BBC World News - 1 hour 16 min ago
The Spanish government in Madrid says a referendum in Catalonia would be illegal under the national constitution.
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Artist wins top painting prize at 80

BBC World News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Artist Rose Wylie wins the John Moores Painting Prize, one of the UK's most prestigious art awards, at the age of 80.
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Ukraine joins regional military unit

BBC World News - 1 hour 41 min ago
Defence ministers from Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania sign an act to form a new joint military unit of several thousand soldiers.
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Mexico 'leading drug lord' killed

BBC World News - 2 hours 3 min ago
Mexican police find the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was believed to be one of the top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel.
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Queen urges referendum 'respect'

BBC World News - 2 hours 19 min ago
The Queen says she believes Scotland will unite in a "spirit of mutual respect and support" following the independence referendum.
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Platini will not return £16,000 watch

BBC World News - 2 hours 43 min ago
Uefa president Michel Platini insists he will not return a watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.
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Redundancies at Phones 4U HQ

BBC World News - 3 hours 21 min ago
Restructuring at the Phones 4U head office is resulting in 628 redundancies, but 887 jobs in stores will be preserved.
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Rotherham official to quit council

BBC World News - 3 hours 26 min ago
Joyce Thacker, director for children's services, to leave council in Rotherham, UK, in wake of abuse report scandal
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Guilty plea in US embassy bombings

BBC World News - 3 hours 27 min ago
An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty in a New York court.
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Alibaba shares surge on NY debut

BBC World News - 3 hours 59 min ago
Alibaba's shares open significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.
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Salmond to quit as first minister

BBC World News - 4 hours 21 min ago
Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland after voters decisively rejected independence.
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Ukraine exits next year's Eurovision

BBC World News - 4 hours 23 min ago
Ukraine announces it will not take part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints.
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Hamilton top under Singapore lights

BBC World News - 4 hours 26 min ago
Lewis Hamilton set the pace in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg is 13th fastest.
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VIDEO: French launch first strikes on IS

BBC World News - 4 hours 54 min ago
French fighter jets have launched their first air strikes against Islamic State in northern Iraq as Kurds in northern Syria flee attacks by IS militants.
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Sarkozy announces return to politics

BBC World News - September 19, 2014 - 23:56
Former President Nicolas Sarkozy announces he is returning to French politics in a statement on his Facebook page.
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White House in anti sex-assault push

BBC World News - September 19, 2014 - 23:40
Actors, athletes and musicians join the White House in a public drive to prevent sexual assault on US university campuses.
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eBay flaw has existed for months

BBC World News - September 19, 2014 - 23:38
A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.
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Alice suspect's bike is recovered

BBC World News - September 19, 2014 - 23:26
Police recover the mountain bike ridden by a convicted murderer who is wanted in connection with the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross.
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Week in pictures: 13-19 September 2014

BBC World News - September 19, 2014 - 23:19
The best news photos from around the world
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'No World Cup ruling until spring'

BBC World News - September 19, 2014 - 22:55
A ruling on the 2018 and 2022 World Cups corruption probe will not be made until next spring, says Fifa's ethics chief.
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