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Bahrain bomb blast kills policeman

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 20:38
A bomb attack in Bahrain kills a policeman on duty in Damistan, south-west of the capital, Manama, the authorities say.

'Three Turkish border troops killed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 19:51
Three Turkish soldiers are killed by gunfire in the town of Ceylanpinar on the border with Syria, Turkish news agencies report.

NZ arrests over meth towelettes

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 19:31
New Zealand police seize NZ$1m-worth of liquid methamphetamine soaked into Tesco-branded moist towelettes.

Prosecutors to hear Pistorius ruling

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 19:19
A South African judge is set to rule on whether prosecutors can challenge Oscar Pistorius' five-year sentence, which they regard as too lenient.

UKIP official denies 'harassment'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 18:56
The general secretary of UKIP, Roger Bird, denies a claim he sexually harassed a newly-recruited candidate by propositioning her over dinner.

HK protesters brace for clearance

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 18:51
Hong Kong's protesters are bracing for the clearance of their main site, reports say, after an injunction paved the way for official action.

VIDEO: Jet crashes in Maryland killing six

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 18:05
A private jet has crashed in Gaithersburg, Maryland, in the United States, killing at least six people, as Wendy Urquhart reports.

Inequality hurts growth, warns OECD

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:51
Income inequality has a "statistically significant impact" on economic growth, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

How the Met investigates its own

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:45
Inside the Metropolitan Police Service's most secretive section, which investigates police misconduct and corruption.

Scientists focus on urban wellbeing

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:40
A global scientific research programme is launched in China to examine the unintended consequences of urban policies on human health and wellbeing.

VIDEO: Protesters target William and Kate visit

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:34
Protesters gather outside the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, where the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are attending a National Basketball Association game as part of their three day trip to America.

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