French radio station catches fire

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 22:08
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
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Princess Kako to study at ICU

Japan Education News - October 31, 2014 - 22:05
Princess Kako, the second daughter of Prince Akishino, has passed an entrance procedure of the International Christian University, according to the Imperial Household Agency. (The Japan News)
Categories: Japan News

BOJ eases monetary policy further

Japan Economy News - October 31, 2014 - 22:03
In a surprise move, the Bank of Japan decided to ease its monetary policy further at a Policy Board meeting on Friday, demonstrating its resolve to help shore up the country's economy and reach its 2 percent inflation goal. (The Japan News)
Categories: Japan News

China makes 'biggest cash haul'

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 21:59
Anti-corruption investigators in China reportedly find the equivalent of $30m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.
Categories: BBC World News

Wenger concerned about Twitter

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 21:52
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is concerned by his players' use of social media site Twitter, plus more.
Categories: BBC World News

Warmest UK Halloween on record

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 21:50
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in Britain, BBC weather has confirmed.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 21:23
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
Categories: BBC World News

Rockets 'destroy chemical weapons'

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 21:22
A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.
Categories: BBC World News

Deadly blast at Nigeria bus station

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 20:57
At least eight people die in an explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.
Categories: BBC World News

Former Android boss leaves Google

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 20:57
Andy Rubin steps down from Google, while his former colleague Daniel Graf is demoted at Twitter
Categories: BBC World News

Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 20:32
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.
Categories: BBC World News

Millions hit in Drupal hack attack

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 20:30
Software firm Drupal warns millions to "assume" they have been hacked if they have not applied a patch for a recently discovered bug.
Categories: BBC World News

Eurozone inflation edges up to 0.4%

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 20:22
Inflation in the eurozone rose slightly in October, giving some hope that the spectre of deflation can be staved off.
Categories: BBC World News

Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 20:17
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds issued in 1917. It is the first payment of its kind for 67 years.
Categories: BBC World News

French town bans clowns after scares

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 20:08
French town bans clowns after violent incidents
Categories: BBC World News

Blurred Lines dispute to go to trial

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 19:43
A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.
Categories: BBC World News

BOJ boosts monetary stimulus measure

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 19:34
Japan's central bank, the Bank of Japan, surprises markets by announcing an expansion of its monetary stimulus policy.
Categories: BBC World News

AUDIO: 'Don't praise struggling pupils'

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 19:26
Popular teaching practices "harmful to students' learning".
Categories: BBC World News

Police boss in gross misconduct probe

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 18:59
A police chief will face an internal charge of gross misconduct after an allegation of inappropriate behaviour towards women.
Categories: BBC World News

Dench and Watson honoured in LA

BBC World News - October 31, 2014 - 18:57
Actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Robert Downey Junior are among the stars honoured at the Britannia Awards hosted by Bafta in LA.
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