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Imposters sneak on to Rio 2016 float in Manchester parade

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:40
Two imposters managed to sneak on to a float during the celebratory Rio 2016 parade in Manchester, the British Olympic Association confirms.
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Bob Dylan: 'No word' from singer on Nobel Prize for Literature

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:35
The body that awards the Nobel Prize for Literature says it has stopped trying to contact US singer Bob Dylan about being this year's honouree.
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Mosul battle: Iraqi troops 'ahead of schedule' in bid to retake city

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:26
Iraqi forces are "ahead of schedule", the Pentagon says, as they begin the second day of the battle to retake Mosul from so-called IS fighters.
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Ikea Shanghai frowns on elderly daters

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 09:33
Ikea Shanghai imposes a "no food, no seating" rule to discourage elderly customers who are part of a dating community from loitering.
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Mass breakout from Brazilian prison

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 09:14
Fifty five prisoners escape from a prison in Brazil during a riot being blamed on gang rivalry.
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Tory aide arrested in Houses of Parliament rape investigation

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 08:54
Police investigate an allegation of rape against Sam Armstrong, a Conservative MP's chief of staff, the BBC understands.
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Syria war: Russia halts Aleppo bombing for humanitarian pause

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 08:46
Russia says it has suspended the bombing of Aleppo ahead of an eight-hour "humanitarian pause" on Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave.
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£1bn for troubled families 'had no impact'

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 08:41
A government initiative to help the most disadvantaged families in England has had no significant impact, a report suggests.
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Sussex NHS mental health trust criticised over killings by patients

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 08:39
A mental health trust underestimated the risk posed by its patients and sometimes did not act on threats to harm others, a review of 10 killings finds.
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Woman 'kept calm' during bath ordeal

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 08:37
An elderly woman, who was stuck in her bath for four days, manages to survive the ordeal by "keeping calm".
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'Ben Needham's toy car' found in Kos searches

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 08:11
A toy car thought to belong to missing toddler Ben Needham was found during police searches on Kos, the Find Ben Needham campaign says.
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Southern strike: Latest three-day walkout begins

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 07:42
A three-day strike by staff on Southern rail begins with hundreds of trains cancelled.
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Ryanair cuts profit forecast after fall in pound

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 07:17
Ryanair reduces its forecast for full-year profits, blaming the drop in the pound following the Brexit vote.
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Trump's Twitter debate lead was 'swelled by bots'

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 06:59
Web robots - or bots - posted many more pro-Trump tweets than pro-Clinton ones during and after the first presidential debate.
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Newspaper headlines: Sir Cliff Richard 'tainted' and 'Ben Needham's toy car'

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 05:17
The newspapers feature a variety of stories on Tuesday's front pages, including the appearance of Sir Cliff Richard before MPs and the latest in the search for missing Ben Needham.
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Welsh budget: Labour and Plaid Cymru agree £119m deal

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 05:14
Extra money for health, colleges, councils and the Welsh language is promised as Plaid Cymru agrees a £119m deal to back Labour's budget.
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Melania Trump: Donald's women accusers are lying

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 04:28
Melania Trump says the women who have accused her husband of sexual assault are lying, insisting he is a "gentleman".
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Check your area

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 04:04
Only 73 out of England's 163 grammar schools give any priority to children from low income families in their admissions policies, the BBC has found. Explore the data for grammar schools closest to you.
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Most grammar schools 'not prioritising poor pupils'

BBC News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 04:03
Fewer than half of England's 163 grammar schools give poor pupils priority in allocating places, BBC research shows.
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