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EU widens sanctions against Russia

1 hour 7 min ago
The EU adopts new economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans, sources say.
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Barkley signs new Everton deal

1 hour 17 min ago
Everton's England international midfielder Ross Barkley signs a four-year contract extension at Goodison Park.
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Liberia bans football over Ebola

1 hour 26 min ago
Liberia suspends all football activities in an effort to control the spread of Ebola, as the number of people killed by the virus in West Africa reaches 672.
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VIDEO: New video shows the battle for Donetsk

1 hour 35 min ago
The BBC's Jonathan Beale says artillery fire from the Ukraine military seems to be intensifying in Donetsk.
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China investigates ex-security chief

1 hour 36 min ago
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.
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Migration changes 'to put UK first'

1 hour 42 min ago
A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants is unveiled as David Cameron warns people who are in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".
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Deadly attack hits China's Xinjiang

1 hour 42 min ago
Dozens of people have been killed or injured in an attack in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say.
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Ecclestone 'to settle' bribery case

1 hour 47 min ago
Lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone say the Formula 1 boss is ready to pay a German bank 25 million euros ($34m; £20m) to settle a court case against him.
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Burundi's opposition 'targeted'

1 hour 56 min ago
Burundi's opposition is facing a "relentless campaign of intimidation" from the ruling party ahead of elections next year, Amnesty International says.
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Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

1 hour 57 min ago
More than 100 Palestinians are said to have been killed on Tuesday as Israel intensifies its bombardment of Gaza and warns of a long conflict ahead.
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Turkey PM to return US Jewish award

2 hours 2 min ago
A row over Israel prompts Turkey's PM Erdogan to return an award he received in 2004 from the American Jewish Congress.
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Lloyd Webber to sue over Superstar

2 hours 36 min ago
Andrew Lloyd Webber's company, Really Useful Group, is to sue over a cancelled US tour of Jesus Christ Superstar.
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Apes continue reign in UK cinemas

2 hours 40 min ago
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has easily held on to the top spot in the UK and Ireland box office in its second week of release.
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Jewish Museum suspect extradited

3 hours 13 min ago
Mehdi Nemmouche, the suspected gunman in a fatal shooting at a museum in Brussels in May, has been extradited to Belgium from France.
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India's Flipkart raises record $1bn

3 hours 46 min ago
India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart raises $1bn (£590m; 60bn rupees) in fresh funding, the largest ever for an Indian internet firm.
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VIDEO: China's 'David Letterman'

3 hours 55 min ago
How social media is changing comedy in China
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Airbus cancels Skymark contract

4 hours 8 min ago
Airbus cancels its contract with Japan's Skymark Airlines for the purchase of six A380 aircraft.
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VIDEO: No Eid respite for CAR muslims

4 hours 17 min ago
Andrew Harding reports on the ongoing violence in the Central Africa Republic.
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Boyfriend killed six-week-old baby

4 hours 31 min ago
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is found guilty of manslaughter.
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EU set to widen Russia sanctions

4 hours 35 min ago
The European Union is set to back new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance, energy and defence sectors over the conflict in Ukraine.
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