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US election: We'll carry Clinton to victory, says Obama

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
US President Barack Obama has implored voters to help continue his legacy by carrying Hillary Clinton to victory at the polls in November.

'Extremist' books remained in jail libraries despite warning

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Five books regarded as "extremist" by the Prison Service remained in jail libraries in England and Wales for seven months after a review called for their removal, the BBC has learnt. Two of the authors are seen as having inspired jihadists in the Arab ...
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Antibiotic resistance: 'Snot wars' study yields new class of drugs

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
A new class of antibiotics has been discovered by analysing the bacterial warfare taking place up people's noses, scientists report.
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Labour leadership: Ruling due on Corbyn ballot challenge

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
A judge will rule later on whether Labour's decision to allow Jeremy Corbyn to automatically stand for re-election as leader was lawful or not.
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'Hidden payments' to Northampton South MP's fund probed by police

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
In a statement to the BBC, Northamptonshire Police said: "Following an initial investigation into election fund donations made in the Northampton South constituency, the Electoral Commission has passed the information to Northamptonshire Police to ...
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Byron burger chain staff arrested in immigration raids

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Dozens of workers at burger chain Byron have been arrested in an "intelligence led" raid by immigration officials. The Home Office said 35 people from Albania, Brazil, Nepal and Egypt were arrested for suspected immigration offences at restaurants ...
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Rio 2016: Russia sees off first contestants on flight to Brazil

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
About 70 members of Russia's Olympic team have left a Moscow airport for Brazil to take part in Rio 2016 while others stay at home, banned for doping.

BBC staff on six-figure salaries to receive pay rise

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎9 hours ago‎
BBC staff earning six-figure salaries are to be handed pay rises of more than £1,000, at a time when the corporation is attempting to find savings of £800 million.
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France church attack: Killers 'pledged allegiance to IS' in video

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
... says a photograph of the individual was provided but no identity, and French police were hunting for the man in the run up to the attack.
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France church attack: Authorities close to identifying second attacker

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
French investigators believe they are close to identifying the second man who killed a priest in his own church on Tuesday, French media report.
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Hinkley Point: What is it and why is it important?

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Investment in the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades, Hinkley Point in Somerset, is set to get final approval later on Thursday.

Nameless dead of the Mediterranean wash up on Libyan shore

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
When anybody fell down, they were not going to wait. I saw so many dead bodies. I was crying," she told the BBC. "If you shout you would be killed, instantly.
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Pope Francis warns world 'is at war' after Europe attacks

BBC News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Pope Francis has warned that a recent wave of jihadist attacks in Europe is proof that "the world is at war". However, he stressed he did not mean a war of religions, but rather a conflict over "interests, money, resources".
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Pool party shooting: Victim named as Ricardo Hunter

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
A man who died during a shooting at a pool party in Surrey has been named as 34-year-old Ricardo Hunter. A post-mortem examination found that Mr Hunter, from Coulsdon in south London, died from a single gunshot wound at the private event in Headley, ...

Tech groups told Europe funds 'on pause'

BBC News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Groups that rely on European funding for tech projects have been told the money is "on pause" in the wake of the Brexit vote.
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Cardinal George Pell denies child abuse claims

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Australia's most senior Roman Catholic, Cardinal George Pell, has called claims that he sexually abused children "a scandalous smear campaign".
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Hour's activity 'offsets sedentary day'

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
An hour's "brisk exercise" each day offsets the risks of early death linked to a desk-bound working life, scientists suggest.
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France responds to attacks with calls for peace and understanding

BBC News - ‎18 hours ago‎
The murder of Father Jacques Hamel has triggered a bout of reflection among the French on a subject they normally avoid: their relationship with Catholicism and Christian ethics.
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Racism case against three Met police officers collapses

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
The incident which occurred five years ago involved firefighter Edric Kennedy-Macfoy. The BBC has learned no evidence was offered against the officers involved.
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NI health trusts offering lucrative overtime payments

BBC News - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
A BBC investigation has revealed that certain local health trusts are offering consultants lucrative overtime payments for extra work.
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