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Farage: UKIP could hold key to power

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 07:32
Nigel Farage says UKIP could hold the balance of power in Parliament next year after gaining its first elected MP.

Drunken hovercraft pilot jailed

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 07:15
A hovercraft pilot who transported passengers across the Solent while nearly three times the drink-drive limit is jailed for eight months.

Ebola Joke Triggers Passenger's Removal From US Airways Flight

NPR News - Fri, 2014-10-10 06:58

The passenger, who was taken off a flight after it landed in the Dominican Republic, reportedly coughed and then said: "I have Ebola. You're all screwed."

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Tanzania arrests for 'witch' deaths

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 06:48
The Tanzanian authorities charge 23 villagers with murder after seven people accused of witchcraft were burned alive on Monday.

Football fans jailed for Putin chant

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 06:46
A court in Minsk jails eight Ukrainian football fans after they sang an insulting song about Russian President Vladimir Putin at a match.

Week in pictures: 4-10 October 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 06:29
Best news photos from around the world

UN peacekeeper killed in CAR ambush

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 06:26
A UN soldier becomes the first peacekeeper to die in the Central African Republic (CAR) after a convoy was ambushed on the outskirts of the capital Bangui.

Baby death dog was illegal pit bull

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 05:29
The dog that killed a six-month-old girl in Northamptonshire was an illegal American pit bull, say police.

How is Ebola being treated?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 05:25
Guide to outbreak treatment centres

VIDEO: Flash floods sweep through Genoa

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 05:10
At least one person has died after floods swept the Italian city of Genoa

Tablets 'replacing TVs' for children

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 05:04
Tablets appear to be replacing televisions in children's bedrooms, statistics from communications regulator Ofcom suggest.

Jolie receives honorary damehood

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 04:53
US actress Angelina Jolie is made an honorary dame by the Queen for services to UK foreign policy and the campaign to end war zone sexual violence.

VIDEO: Which way is political wind blowing?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 04:38
Predictions for the 2015 general election face a "whole range of uncertainties" says YouGov pollster Peter Kellner.

'Giant leap' to type 1 diabetes cure

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 04:25
The search for a cure for type 1 diabetes has recently taken a "tremendous step forward", scientists say.

Microsoft boss rues female pay gaffe

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 04:19
The boss of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, apologises for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have "faith in the system".

Stirling Prize 2014: Building vote

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 04:16
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UKIP: How far could they go?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 03:54
How far could Nigel Farage's UKIP actually go?

Vote UKIP, get Labour, warns Cameron

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 03:37
David Cameron says the by-elections show a big vote for UKIP could lead to Labour victory at next year's election.

Only 100 cybercrime brains worldwide

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 03:30
The head of Europol's cybercrime centre reveals who the bad guys are and what law enforcement are doing to catch them.

Day in pictures: 10 October

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 03:27
24 hours of news images: 10 October

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