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Brazil World Cup city 'may drop out'

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 18:07
A mayor in southern Brazil says his city may drop out of June's football World Cup if the state assembly does not pass key legislation this week.
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Hazel North inquiry: Man arrested

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:47
A 25-year-old man is arrested by police investigating the disappearance of Fife teenager Hazel North.
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Gulnara Karimova: 'I have been beaten'

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:21
The Uzbek president's daughter smuggles a letter to the BBC
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Chicago train crash injures 32

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:17
A passenger train at Chicago O'Hare International Airport derails while apparently travelling too fast and hurtles up an escalator, injuring 32 people.
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Egypt court sentences 528 to death

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:17
A court in Egypt sentences to death 528 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on charges including murder.
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VIDEO: Deadly landslide in Washington state

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:08
Authorities in the US state of Washington have found six more bodies after Saturday's huge landslide, bringing the number known to have been killed to 14, say police.
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Ex-US leader 'hand-writes letters'

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:01
Ex-US President Jimmy Carter says he hand-writes letters to foreign leaders in an effort to evade what he described as pervasive surveillance.
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Warnock rejects Forest manager's job

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:01
Neil Warnock rejects the chance to succeed Billy Davies as manager of Championship side Nottingham Forest.
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Russia warns of investor flight

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 16:58
Russia expects investors to move up to $70bn (£42bn) of assets out of the country in the first three months of this year.
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G8 summit 'won't be held in Russia'

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 16:48
The G8 summit will not take place in Russia this year, UK Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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Council chief executive leaves

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 16:48
The chief executive of Aberdeen City Council Valerie Watts is to leave her post for a new job in Northern Ireland.
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VIDEO: Muppets Most Wanted London premiere

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 16:32
Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais has attended the London premiere of Muppets Most Wanted.
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Ex-Madoff staff guilty of conspiracy

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:56
Five former employees of disgraced Wall Street financier Bernard Madoff are found guilty of conspiring to help him carry out his Ponzi scheme.
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VIDEO: The Great Escape 70th anniversary

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:51
Hundreds of people have gathered in Zagan, Poland, to remember the allied prisoners of war who died in The Great Escape of World War Two.
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VIDEO: Twitter's reaction to flight MH370

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:35
The story of the missing Malaysian airliner on Twitter
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Governor rejects 'Islam plot' letter

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:25
A chair of school governors denies he was involved in an anonymous letter outlining an alleged plot to oust head teachers in Birmingham.
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'House of Horror' riot in Nigeria

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:11
Rioting erupts outside a building in Nigeria dubbed the "House of Horror", after human remains were found there.
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Oxlade-Chamberlain and Gibbs cleared

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 14:50
Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs are both cleared after Gibbs was sent off mistakenly at Chelsea.
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Ukraine crisis: Is this Cold War Two?

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 14:50
G7 talks in the Hague must surely be seen as a milestone
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Police van 'catapults' over car

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 14:42
A police riot van "catapulted" over a car in south-east London injuring six people, Scotland Yard confirms.
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