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US police 'shoot man with hands up'

September 2, 2015 - 05:42
Video footage in Texas appears to show police shooting and killing a man with his hands up, as they respond to a domestic dispute.
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VIDEO: Kenyan workers 'abused in Saudi Arabia'

September 2, 2015 - 05:21
The BBC's Tomi Oladipo speaks to a group of Kenyan domestic workers who say they faced abuse - including physical assaults and rape - at the hands of their employers in Saudi Arabia.
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Favourite Agatha Christie book named

September 2, 2015 - 05:10
And Then There Were None is named the world's favourite Agatha Christie novel in a poll to mark the 125th anniversary of the author's birth.
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Enigma of the trees that resist wildfires

September 2, 2015 - 04:40
Scientists reveal the secrets behind the trees that can resist wildfires.
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China parade to display past and future

September 2, 2015 - 04:26
New weapons and old armies to be put on display
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VIDEO: What a Kanye presidency would look like

September 2, 2015 - 03:11
What do Kanye West's lyrics tell us about the policy positions he might focus on in a presidential campaign?
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India selfie ban over stampede fear

September 2, 2015 - 03:00
A "no selfie zone" will be implemented at the Indian Kumbh Mela religious festival due to fears they could cause stampedes.
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Author sorry for Idris Elba remarks

September 2, 2015 - 02:46
Author Anthony Horowitz has apologised for saying he thought Idris Elba was "too street" to be the next James Bond.
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Nigerian drones to fight oil theft

September 2, 2015 - 02:38
Nigeria is to deploy drones to monitor ships in an effort to curb the rampant theft of oil in the country, the state oil firm says.
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New Ebola death in Sierra Leone

September 2, 2015 - 02:32
A woman who died on Saturday in northern Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, officials have confirmed.
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US murder rate soars in 2015

September 2, 2015 - 02:23
Murder rates are soaring in many US cities after years of decline, with at least 30 major cities reporting a rise in violence.
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Google updates main company logo

September 2, 2015 - 02:19
Google has made a series of changes to the main logo it uses for its core services.
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Climate event 'among strongest'

September 2, 2015 - 02:10
This year's El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record according to the World Meteorological Organization.
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Stars set for London Film Festival

September 2, 2015 - 01:49
Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Helen Mirren and Dame Maggie Smith are among the British star names at this year's London Film Festival.
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VIDEO: US clerk refuses gay marriage licence

September 2, 2015 - 01:32
A Christian official has refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.
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Did many women use Ashley Madison?

September 2, 2015 - 01:25
Ashley Madison insists it has an active community of female users, but critics continue to suggest many profiles were fakes.
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Wasp venom could fight off cancer

September 2, 2015 - 01:01
The venom of a wasp native to Brazil could be used as a weapon to fight cancer, scientists believe.
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From Turkey to Sweden: Syrian migrant's perilous journey

September 2, 2015 - 01:00
Syrian migrant's perilous journey from Turkey to Sweden
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VIDEO: From Syria to Sweden: A migrant's story

September 2, 2015 - 01:00
The BBC's James Reynolds follows the trail of a Syrian migrant called Nour, as she travels 2,000 miles through nine countries to fulfil her dream of applying for asylum in Sweden.
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Amazon Prime allows offline viewing

September 2, 2015 - 00:26
Members of Amazon's Prime service can now download films and TV episodes for offline viewing.
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