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US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:03
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.
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VIDEO: Is it sinful to pet a dog?

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:00
Many people in the Muslim-majority nation of Malaysia believe it's sinful to be in contact with a dog, but one man is trying to change that perception by putting on a canine event.
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Designer Oscar de la Renta mourned

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:53
The Dominican Republic declares Wednesday an official day of mourning for Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who has died at 82.
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Hong Kong's political haircut

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:40
Politics sparks confrontation in a Hong Kong salon
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The Hindu hardliners who see Modi as their own

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:35
Is India's hardline Hindu group RSS flexing its muscles?
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Philippines feels force of China travel warning

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:33
China travel warning baffles Philippine resorts
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Slumbering lions win top photo prize

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:24
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
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Physics reveals how nature sparkles

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:15
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.
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Organic genderless gingerbread debated

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:14
They're organic, vegan, and they're definitely not 'men'
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VIDEO: The city hoping to be independent state

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:06
Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
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VIDEO: The famine report that shocked the world

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:00
How millions responded to Ethiopia’s cry for help
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Canada seized car killer's passport

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:47
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one of them, had had his passport seized by police for suspected terror ties.
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VIDEO: Pistorius: The unanswered questions

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:32
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:12
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.
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Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:10
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur
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Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:07
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.
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How safe is mouldy food to eat?

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:07
How safe is it to eat food when it starts to go mouldy?
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Cities need more power, says study

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:05
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
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Tales from the India Office

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:04
Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories.
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Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:59
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
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