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Day in pictures: 25 September

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:53
A selection of images from around the world taken over 24 hours
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Air France resumes talks with pilots

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:47
Air France and pilots' union SNPL resume talks in the hope of resolving the strike that is costing the airline up to 15m euros a day.
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VIDEO: More Hong Kong protests planned

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:38
The Occupy Central movement is planning more protests in Hong Kong over Beijing's restriction of democratic elections.
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US firm 'will not make Spurs offer'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:26
US investment company Cain Hoy is no longer considering making an offer to buy Tottenham Hotspur.
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VIDEO: Sierra Leone widens Ebola quarantine

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:25
Three more districts quarantined as nearly 600 people have died of the virus in Sierra Leone and two eastern districts have been isolated since the beginning of August
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Poulter brings 'intimidation factor'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:24
Ian Poulter is ready to put aside recent poor form and show his emotions to intimidate as Europe's Ryder Cup talisman.
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Mexico frees drug lord's nephew

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:09
Martin Beltran Coronel, who was arrested in Mexico on suspicion of being a top drug lord, has been ordered freed due to violations of due process.
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Preacher Choudary in terror arrest

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 18:56
The radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary is one of nine men arrested in London on suspicion of being members of a banned organisation and encouraging terrorism.
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VIDEO: Cork cocaine seizure "significant"

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 18:53
Four men are arrested after a tonne of cocaine, thought to be worth £63m, is seized off the south west coast of Ireland.
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African fish nourish Amazon

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 18:34
The Amazon rainforest is being fertilised by the remains of ancient fish blown in by great duststorms from Africa.
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Brabham name could return to F1

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 18:16
The Brabham name returns to motorsport in 2015 and could race in Formula 1 again in the future, reveals David Brabham.
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RBS chairman to join GlaxoSmithKline

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:53
Royal Bank of Scotland chairman Sir Philip Hampton is to leave the bank to become chairman at pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.
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Cat Stevens cancels New York gig

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:48
Cat Stevens - also known as Yusuf Islam - cancels a date on his US comeback tour over concerns about ticket touts.
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Pacino receives British Film honour

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:33
Hollywood star Al Pacino said he was "overwhelmed" after being made a fellow of the British Film Institute (BFI)
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Streisand creates US chart history

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:53
Singer Barbra Streisand becomes the first artist to score US chart-topping albums in each of the last six decades.
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The toilet seat stadium and other unfortunate designs

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:44
A stadium that looks like a toilet and other strange shapes
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VIDEO: A tour of Dubai's eco-friendly mosque

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:19
Dubai has constructed the first environment friendly mosque in a region which is among the worst polluters in the world
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BP cannot recoup 'excessive' claims

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:57
BP cannot recoup the millions of dollars it says it has overpaid in compensation for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a judge has ruled.
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Apple apologises for update bug

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:49
Apple pulls an update to its iOS 8 operating system after reports that it left some users unable to make or receive calls.
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Qatar team pulls out over hijab ban

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:31
The Qatar women's basketball team has withdrawn from the Asian Games after being denied permission to wear the hijab.
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