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VIDEO: Is Libya becoming a failed state?

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 05:38
The BBC's Tim Whewell gets rare access to Libya's government which is trying to hold the country together from its base in a 1970s hotel
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Four in court on cannabis charges

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 05:32
Four men are due to appear at Belfast magistrates court later after the recovery of herbal cannabis worth £618,000.
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Ulster Orchestra 'may face closure'

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 05:13
The Ulster Orchestra will be forced to close by the end of the year unless it receives £500,000 in emergency funding, its chairman warns.
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US author questions child porn jail

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 04:53
Best-selling author John Grisham criticises the US justice system for handing down "harsh" prison sentences to people who view child pornography.
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Fresh scuffles in central Hong Kong

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 03:42
Police and protesters in Hong Kong scuffle for a second night as a group of demonstrators try to re-occupy a main road near government buildings.
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Mistakes 'costing NHS billions'

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 03:18
Basic mistakes in hospitals in England cost the NHS up to £2.5bn a year, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to say.
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Neil Patrick Harris to host Oscars

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 02:35
The star of television comedy How I Met Your Mother describes hosting the 87th Academy Awards in 2015 as a "bucket list dream come true".
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Police chief warns of more abuse cases

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 02:16
More child sexual exploitation scandals like the one in Rotherham will emerge in the coming months, a police chief says.
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VIDEO: Will robots replace humans?

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 01:54
In Singapore, both government research agencies and businesses are looking at new ways to use robots for wider commercial purposes.
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Netflix shares plunge on slow growth

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:56
US shares of Netflix, the world's largest video streaming service, plunged on Wednesday after it reported fewer subscribers than forecast.
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Why has there never been a disabled candidate in The Apprentice?

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:54
Why no disabled candidate in The Apprentice?
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Nostalgia for a Young Persons' Railcard

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:36
The Young Persons' Railcard is 40 years old. What is its legacy?
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The Argentines who speak Welsh

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:33
Why do some people in Patagonia speak Welsh?
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X-rays used in Star Wars mystery

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:32
A man has a box containing a mystery Star Wars figure X-rayed by university experts in the hope it was worth thousands of pounds.
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Oscar Wilde 'attracted to prisoner'

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:28
The only known photograph of a working-class man Oscar Wilde took an interest in is unearthed in a search of Reading Prison archives.
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Public picks top Scottish park

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:17
A Dumfries park which recently underwent a £2m overhaul is selected by the public as the best in Scotland.
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Rise in 'unfair' parking charges

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:17
Citizens Advice Scotland launches a campaign to educate Scots about 'unscrupulous' companies operating private car parks after a rise in complaints.
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Gordon Brown to lead Scotland debate

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:15
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who set out the timetable for new powers for Scotland, is to lead a UK Parliament debate later.
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Gaza reconstruction facing obstacles despite aid

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:12
Why rebuilding Gaza still faces obstacles despite pledges of aid
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New ovarian cancer test developed

BBC News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:12
A new test has been developed that could help doctors identify ovarian cancer more accurately and cut down on instances of unnecessary surgery.
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