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Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:46:26 GMT
-Storm leaves one dead and four hurt
A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after high winds brought down trees and storms swept the country with gusts of up to 88mph.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:18:25 GMT
-Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:39:24 GMT
-Infant bodies found in Canada locker
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:27:25 GMT
-Pair retract Thai murder confessions
Two Burmese men accused of killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand have retracted their confessions, lawyers say.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:24:41 GMT
-Ambassador demands Top Gear apology
The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC to make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:55:10 GMT
-Inquiry head defends Brittan links
The head of an inquiry into historical sex abuse insists she is not a member of the establishment - and says she wants to "lay to rest" speculation over links with ex-home secretary Lord Brittan.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:35:24 GMT
-North Korea frees detained US man
Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:59:19 GMT
-Pregnant duchess appears in public
The Duchess of Cambridge makes her first public appearance since announcing her second pregnancy.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:02:49 GMT
-Hillsborough officer 'not leant on'
A former police inspector who was on duty during the Hillsborough disaster denies he was "leant on" to ensure his statements "toed the party line".
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:51:48 GMT
-Farage defends Polish MEP alliance
UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:49:11 GMT
-Man walks again after transplant
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:31:50 GMT
-VIDEO: Swedish search for 'foreign sub' in bay
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:56:44 GMT
-AUDIO: Kellie: My brothers don't accept me
Kellie Maloney says her brothers have not accepted her decision to become a woman.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:13:17 GMT
-VIDEO: New smart glasses 'look to rival Google'
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at the smart glasses on show at the annual Ceatec electronics exhibition in Japan.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:25:58 GMT
-VIDEO: Norton: I wish I was more rebellious
Chat show star Graham Norton joined BBC Breakfast to talk about his career and why he sometimes wishes he was more rebellious.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:40:03 GMT
-VIDEO: Man falls 60 feet into Alps crevasse
Matt Allum survived a fall at high speed into a 60ft crevasse in the French Alps, near Chamonix.
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:40:35 GMT
-VIDEO: UKIP Calypso 'made my ears vomit'
UKIP Commonwealth spokesman Winston McKenzie has said the song UKIP Calypso, which is performed with a mock Caribbean accent by DJ Mike Read, is "fantastic".
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:53:09 GMT
-VIDEO: Halal lipstick launches in India
Religious women in India who want to wear make-up no longer have to struggle to find products that suit their faith.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:49:00 GMT
-VIDEO: Donetsk rocked by chemical plant blast
A powerful explosion at a chemical plant in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine has reverberated across the city.
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:15:27 GMT
-Audi claims self-drive speed record
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:29:19 GMT
-Banksy's Pierced Eardrum vandalised
A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:41:46 GMT
-CSKA Moscow 2-2 Man City
Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow, leaving their Champions League hopes in the balance.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:51:15 GMT
-Rodgers backs 'big-game' Balotelli
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs misfiring Mario Balotelli to hit form in Wednesday's meeting with Real Madrid.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:43:46 GMT
-Pistorius 'unlikely to compete again'
Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete again after he is jailed for killing his girlfriend, says a psychiatrist.
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:33:11 GMT

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