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Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63

2 hours 16 min ago
Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.
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Clegg defends UK terror response

2 hours 18 min ago
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
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Swiss economy stalls as EU slows

2 hours 25 min ago
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
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Russia 'to alter military doctrine'

2 hours 34 min ago
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
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Philippines 'foils anti-China plot'

2 hours 34 min ago
Philippine police arrest three men suspected of planning "anti-China" firebomb attacks at several locations in Manila, officials say.
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Russian sex geckos die in orbit

2 hours 56 min ago
Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.
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McDormand picks up Venice award

2 hours 58 min ago
Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is honoured with the visionary talent award at the Venice Film Festival.
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Ivory Coast get go-ahead to host tie

3 hours 24 min ago
Ivory Coast get permission from their government to host their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Abidjan.
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Ashya case under review, says CPS

3 hours 32 min ago
The parents of Ashya King have had their case put under "immediate review", the Crown Prosecution Service says.
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Uber banned across Germany by court

3 hours 43 min ago
A Frankfurt court tells car pick-up service Uber to stop taking passengers or face a fine because it lacks permits to operate in Germany.
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VIDEO: Waiting for water in debt-hit Detroit

4 hours 34 min ago
Samira Hussain reports on the day-to-day struggles of people living in Detroit, as the city attempts to climb out of its financial problems.
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Beauty queen wants apology for crown

4 hours 39 min ago
A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
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Musician Watt makes non-fiction list

4 hours 42 min ago
Everything But The Girl musician Ben Watt is announced as part of the 15-strong longlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.
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VIDEO: Uganda's Ghetto Kids: 'Dance changed my life'

4 hours 45 min ago
Children in Uganda working in a pioneering dance group, Ghetto Kids, have been describing how it has changed their lives for the better.
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Mining tax repealed by Australia

5 hours 3 min ago
Australia scraps a controversial mining tax after the government strikes a deal with business tycoon Clive Palmer's political party.
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Pakistan's leader cornered by protests

5 hours 10 min ago
Why the military holds the key to Pakistan's protests
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Boris Island airport plan rejected

5 hours 15 min ago
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", is rejected by the commission looking into the UK's airport needs.
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IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

5 hours 25 min ago
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
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Japan tackles dengue fever outbreak

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:47
Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected.
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US attacks al-Shabab in Somalia

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 22:01
The US military says it carried out a military operation against al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants in Somalia.
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