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VIDEO: Koreas exchange fire as war games held

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:57
North and South Korea have exchanged fire into the sea across the disputed western sea border, as the US and South Korea took part in a the largest joint military training exercise to be held in the region for 20 years
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Troubled GM in new vehicle recall

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:43
GM recalls 1.3m vehicles for a steering defect, with the company already facing questions over its handling of a flawed ignition system.
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Sunderland 1-2 West Ham United

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:29
Sunderland remain four points from Premier League safety as their second-half rally falls short of overhauling West Ham.
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Brazil 'must remember military rule'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:07
Brazil's president says the atrocities committed during 21 years of military rule should not be forgotten, ahead of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 coup.
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VIDEO: 'Deadly' explosive left at golf club

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:53
Police say a bomb found on a golf course in Strabane, County Tyrone, was a clear attempt to kill its officers.
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VIDEO: 'A very emotional, very intense part'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:02
Emma Watson, star of epic biblical film Noah spoke to the BBC's Lizo Mzimba at the film's London premiere
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Mine boss's 'disregard' for safety

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:59
The manager of a coal mine where four men died disregarded workers' safety when he breached strict health and safety regulations, a court hears.
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Blocking exam questions 'not allowed'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:45
Schools will not be allowed to screen out exam questions which do not comply with their religious ethos, says England's exams watchdog.
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Osborne to target 'full employment'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:38
The chancellor says the Conservatives are to target "full employment", saying that unemployment is "never a price worth paying".
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Hollande appoints new PM for 'fight'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:36
French President Francois Hollande names Manuel Valls as new PM to lead a "fighting government", after his Socialist party suffers big election losses.
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Going back to first principles

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:30
Police encouraged to return to Sir Robert Peel's thinking
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VIDEO: Singing Italian nun video goes viral

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:29
An Italian nun has become an internet sensation after video of her appearing on the Italian version of TV talent content The Voice went viral.
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US ambassador to India resigns

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:21
The US ambassador to India has resigned and will leave her post before the end of May, the state department says.
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VIDEO: Climate change: Poor most vulnerable

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:20
The impacts of climate change are likely to be "severe, pervasive and irreversible", according to a UN report.
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FA criticised over £90 England shirts

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:20
The Football Association is criticised as new England replica shirts - to be worn at the World Cup - go on sale for up to £90.
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Dog-walker cut off by tide is named

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 13:43
A 68-year-old woman who died after becoming cut off by the tide as she walked dogs with her daughter on the beach, is named.
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Putin row grows ahead of EU debate

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 13:34
Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage are at odds over Russia's role in world affairs ahead of the duo's second EU debate.
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Baby murder by mother 'preventable'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 13:28
The murder of an 11-month-old boy who was blinded and beaten by his mother could have been prevented, a serious case review says.
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Russia in 'partial' border pullout

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 13:26
Russian President Vladimir Putin tells Germany's chancellor he has ordered a "partial troop withdrawal" from Ukraine's eastern border.
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Police 'damaged but not broken'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 13:23
Policing in England and Wales has been damaged - but not broken - by scandals, an annual assessment concludes.
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