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England stars 'treated like babies'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 05:22
England's players are suffering because they are not trusted to behave like grown-ups, according to Rio Ferdinand.

Defiant HK protests on National Day

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 05:21
Thousands gather in Hong Kong for pro-democracy rallies on China's National Day, despite a call by leader CY Leung to work with Beijing.

First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 05:11
A man who travelled from Liberia nearly two weeks ago is the first confirmed case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on American soil.

Armed man shared lift with Obama

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 05:09
US President Barack Obama rode in a lift with an armed security contractor who had assault convictions, in another security lapse.

VIDEO: Japan volcano : Death toll reaches 48

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 05:08
12 more bodies have been recovered by rescue workers from from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic eruption.

Death Toll From Japanese Volcano Rises

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-01 05:01

Nearly 50 people are listed as dead from an eruption of Mount Ontake, located about 125 miles west of Tokyo.

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Racer dies after motorbike crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 04:54
A motorbike racer loses her fight for life after a crash on a hairpin bend at a track in west Wales.

Day in pictures: 1 October

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 04:51
News images from around the world: 1 October

Hero's return for Kenyan Kimetto

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 04:21
Dennis Kimetto receives a hero's welcome on returning to Kenya after his world record-breaking run at the Berlin Marathon.

Brooking against manager quota

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 04:17
Sir Trevor Brooking is against the 'Rooney Rule' being introduced and says the number of black managers in the game will increase.

VIDEO: 'Yellow Umbrella Man' HK protest

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 04:16
Paul Zimmerman, who is a Hong Kong local councillor, explains why he took a yellow umbrella to protest at a China National Day reception in Hong Kong.

NHS budget: What we aren't being told

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 04:16
What the politicians aren’t telling us about the NHS budget

ISIS Militants Reportedly Behead Kurds In Northern Syria

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-01 04:16

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Islamic State militants killed the seven men and three women near the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani.

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Syria peacekeeping 'impossible'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 04:14
The Philippines says it will not participate in "impossible or unclear" UN peacekeeping missions after a rebel ambush in the Syrian Golan Heights.

VIDEO: PM to Labour on NHS: How dare you?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 03:59
David Cameron accuses Labour of spreading "complete and utter lies" about his party's plans for the NHS.

Porn teacher failings 'inevitable'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 03:55
Failings to investigate a teacher who took indecent photographs of pupils were "an accident waiting to happen", an ex child protection chief says.

One-arm driver 'not disabled enough'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 03:55
A woman who was born with one arm claims she was denied a disability parking permit because she was not considered to be "disabled enough".

VIDEO: Spandau Ballet on 80s 'hedonism'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 03:49
Eighties pop group Spandau Ballet reunite for the premiere of a film about their career.

PwC announces 800 jobs for NI

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 03:40
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) is creating 807 new jobs in Northern Ireland as part of a £40m investment.

In pictures: Hong Kong protests swell

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 03:36
Crowds gather on the streets of Hong Kong
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