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Federal police sent to Mexico towns

October 20, 2014 - 19:42
Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.
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Amnesty deplores abuses in Ukraine

October 20, 2014 - 19:31
Amnesty International finds evidence of atrocities committed by both warring sides in eastern Ukraine, but not on the scale reported by Russia.
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VIDEO: Investigation into US 'pumpkin riot'

October 20, 2014 - 19:26
An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting.
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Anonymising router project shut down

October 20, 2014 - 19:15
A plan to raise cash to make a router that hides what people do online has been suspended after questions were raised about the project.
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Head's term-time leave 'appropriate'

October 20, 2014 - 19:14
A school which has allowed its head teacher to go on holiday during term time says the decision is "appropriate".
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Royal baby due in April

October 20, 2014 - 19:03
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child in April next year, Kensington Palace says.
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China says no to Dumbledore

October 20, 2014 - 18:59
Chinese state media urges its citizens to think carefully when choosing an English name.
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Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'

October 20, 2014 - 18:58
Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar, says the three largest Westminster parties all need to do more to tackle social mobility.
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Turkey to let Kurds join Kobane fight

October 20, 2014 - 18:30
Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross Syrian border to Kobane to fight Islamic State militants - foreign minister says.
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AUDIO: What next for Africa's radio industry?

October 20, 2014 - 18:20
BBC Newsday presenter Alan Kasujja examines how Africa's radio industry is coping with huge changes in technology.
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Lynda Bellingham: Career in pictures

October 20, 2014 - 18:16
Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen
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Adidas shares up on Reebok reports

October 20, 2014 - 17:59
Shares in sportswear giant Adidas jump 6% after a report says that a group of investors is considering a bid for the company's Reebok brand.
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Russian rouble weakens on downgrade

October 20, 2014 - 17:47
The Russian rouble weakens against the dollar after Moody's downgrades the credit rating of the nation's debt, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.
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Inquiry opens into Batty killing

October 20, 2014 - 17:39
An inquiry opens in Victoria asking what could have been done to protect Luke Batty, the 11-year-old boy killed by his father.
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Pakistan charity boss 'heartbroken'

October 20, 2014 - 17:34
One of Pakistan's top charity leaders has told the BBC he is heartbroken after being robbed at gunpoint.
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NHS radiographers set to strike

October 20, 2014 - 17:00
Radiographers across the UK are set to strike in the latest walkout by NHS staff in an ongoing dispute with the government over pay.
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Ukraine ready to trash politicians

October 20, 2014 - 16:59
Ukraine discontent surfaces in brutal trashings
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Switching sites 'hiding' best deals

October 20, 2014 - 16:51
Five of the UK's biggest price comparison sites are accused of "hiding" the best energy deals from consumers by one of their rivals
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Manning breaks NFL touchdown record

October 20, 2014 - 16:35
Peyton Manning breaks the NFL record for touchdown passes as he helps Denver Broncos thrash the San Francisco 49ers.
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Gaming final packs Seoul stadium

October 20, 2014 - 16:30
League of Legends final fills Seoul stadium
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