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Uruguay votes for new president

59 min 45 sec ago
Uruguayans will elect a new president to replace outgoing Jose Mujica who is barred by the law from running for a second term.
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Brazil votes in presidential run-off

1 hour 8 min ago
Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.
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Ukraine to vote in snap elections

1 hour 27 min ago
Ukrainian voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.
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Tunisia set for historic election

1 hour 41 min ago
Tunisia is set to hold its first election under a new constitution passed earlier this year following a 2011 uprising.
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Queen hit song 'has healing powers'

1 hour 50 min ago
Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is the UK's favourite song to listen to when people feel unwell or down, a poll suggests.
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Person held after Edinburgh incident

2 hours 42 min ago
A person has been detained by police after an incident in central Edinburgh which led to part of the city being cordoned off.
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Botswana's ruling party wins polls

2 hours 47 min ago
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.
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Inmate planned escape with hostage

3 hours 25 min ago
Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC can reveal.
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US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

3 hours 51 min ago
A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.
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Merkel 'kills the deal' and the GP cash bonanza

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:46
A mixed group of stories in Sunday's papers, including Angela Merkel's defence of existing EU migration rules, and the doctors who can earn £3,000 per weekend.
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VIDEO: Georgian delights in Royal costume store

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:44
A look at some of the Georgian pieces in the Royal Family's costume store.
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VIDEO: Muslim soldiers' Afghan challenge

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:43
BBC Inside Out looks at the experiences of Muslim soldiers fighting for Britain in Afghanistan against an enemy of the same faith.
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VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:36
Americans debate skin colour, and other trends of the week
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VIDEO: Rooted music aims to plant trees

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:31
Voice of the campaign to save Madagascar's forests
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French World War One bedroom of soldier who never returned

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:27
French soldier's bedroom untouched for 100 years
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VIDEO: WWI soldier's bedroom frozen in time

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:27
The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.
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10 things you may not know about laughter

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:15
Things you may not have known about being amused
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Labour row: Salmond blames Miliband

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:10
Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has claimed.
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Planning fee increase criticised

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:07
Four leading Scottish business groups speak out against an increase in fees for planning applications due to come into effect later this week.
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What's the appeal of a caliphate?

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 23:05
Why the idea of a single Muslim state keeps coming back
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