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Cornish granted UK minority status

1 hour 12 min ago
Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
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Day in pictures: 24 April 2014

1 hour 26 min ago
A collection of news photographs from around the world
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Pakistan targets 'militant hideouts'

1 hour 42 min ago
Pakistan fighter jets target compounds thought to be hideouts for militants connected to a recent series of attacks in the country, officials say.
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Corrie star denies drink-driving

1 hour 47 min ago
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, who plays Rita Tanner in the ITV soap opera, denies a drinking and driving charge in court.
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Argentina approves Repsol payment

2 hours 17 min ago
Argentina's congress approves $5bn (£3bn) of compensation for the Spanish oil firm Repsol over the expropriation of its share in the oil firm YPF.
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Rangers' finances fragile - Easdale

2 hours 18 min ago
Rangers are in a "fragile" financial state and would not survive a second administration, a club shareholder tells BBC Scotland.
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Jamaica Inn ends as 2,200 complain

2 hours 36 min ago
Complaints about sound problems on BBC costume drama Jamaica Inn jump to almost 2,200 as the final instalment is screened.
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Martinez tips Moyes for rapid return

2 hours 40 min ago
Everton boss Roberto Martinez backs predecessor David Moyes to make a quick return to management.
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Crime falls 15% in England and Wales

2 hours 40 min ago
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs of rises in certain categories, according to police figures.
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VIDEO: Film features plight of African park

3 hours 6 min ago
The lethal realities of life in Virunga National Park are the subject of a British documentary which has just had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.
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Alstom shares jump on GE bid report

3 hours 10 min ago
Shares in French engineering company Alstom jump after a report that US multinational General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom for $13bn.
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Rio police 'to probe' dancer's death

3 hours 20 min ago
Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they will conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a dancer which sparked riots.
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Match-fixer arrested in Finland

3 hours 22 min ago
Convicted football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is being held by Finnish police on an international arrest warrant, officials say.
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Lupita Nyong'o named most beautiful

4 hours 21 min ago
Kenyan Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, 31, is named the world's most beautiful person for 2014 by the US People magazine.
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Nigeria rapist to be stoned to death

4 hours 23 min ago
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria sentences a man of 63 to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV.
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Tarantino Gawker case dismissed

4 hours 28 min ago
A judge dismisses Quentin Tarantino's attempt to sue gossip website Gawker for $1m for helping to leak his The Hateful Eight screenplay.
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Ukrainian forces 'regain city hall'

4 hours 29 min ago
The Ukrainian government says it has won back control of the city hall in the eastern port of Mariupol from pro-Russian separatists.
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US medics killed in Kabul attack

4 hours 32 min ago
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a security guard at a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.
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Korea ferry disaster school reopens

4 hours 42 min ago
The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again.
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Banksy street works to be auctioned

4 hours 54 min ago
A collection of street art works by Banksy, removed from walls, is to go on display at a London hotel before being sold at auction.
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