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VIDEO: 'Milestone' in fight against polio

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 18:47
The World Health Organization has declared its South East Asia region polio-free, so 80% of the world is now officially free of the disease.
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Bolivia clashes over anti-drugs base

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 18:38
Dozens of people in Bolivia clash with police in a protest against the construction of a military anti-drugs base in a coca-growing area.
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Farage stands by EU 'blood' claim

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 18:15
UKIP leader Nigel Farage stands by his attack on the EU's actions in Ukraine after criticism from Nick Clegg.
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UN declares Crimea vote illegal

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:17
The UN General Assembly declares Crimea's Moscow-backed referendum illegal, as the IMF and US back loans for Ukraine.
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Gove leads School Report education focus

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:06
Education Secretary Michael Gove's concession that teachers deserve more pay was among the headlines from School Report's interviews with leading politicians.
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Gove says teachers deserve more pay

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:47
Education Secretary Michael Gove says teachers should be paid more, in an interview with 12 pupils as part of School Report's biggest annual News Day.
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US nuclear commanders sacked in row

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:40
The US Air Force sacks nine mid-level nuclear commanders and will discipline dozens in a widening test cheating scandal, officials say.
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Two charged with UVF double murder

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:36
A 48-year-old man is charged with the murder of two Catholic workmen in north Belfast in May 1994.
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Man Utd stars agree Salford deal

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:20
Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville agree a deal to purchase non-league Salford City.
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30,000 take part in School Report

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:15
Autism and healthy eating, selfies and samba are among the subjects covered by more than 30,000 students from over 1,000 schools on the BBC News School Report News Day.
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VIDEO: Manmade DNA may 'revolutionise' medicine

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 15:36
Scientists have created the first synthetic chromosome for yeast in a landmark for biological engineering.
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MP in dock to deny sex allegations

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 15:29
Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans enters the witness box at his trial and tells a jury he did not rape or sexually assault anyone.
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Mine explosion 'like jet engine'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 15:09
The sound of an underground explosion at a Swansea Valley pit where four men died was "like a jet engine", a court is told.
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Hales ton one of best ever - Broad

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 15:06
Stuart Broad says Alex Hales' century for England against Sri Lanka in the World T20 is one of the best he has seen.
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El Salvador opposition admits defeat

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 15:05
El Salvador's Arena party finally accepts the defeat of its candidate to former rebel leader Salvador Sanchez Ceren in a tight vote earlier this month.
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Stress tests to focus on housing

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 15:02
Stress tests will look at the ability of banks to withstand a shock from the housing market, says the Bank of England.
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Hillsborough 'suspects' identified

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 14:59
The police watchdog identifies 13 "suspects" among retired and serving officers at the centre of the probe into the Hillsborough investigation.
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When Secret Service agents go rogue

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 14:58
Five scandals involving the US Secret Service
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Open verdict in Berezovsky inquest

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 14:45
A coroner records an open verdict at the inquest into the death of Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky.
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VIDEO: Emotional tributes at Benn funeral

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 14:38
Politicians and well-wishers gathered at Westminster on Thursday to bid an emotional farewell to former Labour minister Tony Benn.
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