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Rio tickets scandal: IOC's Hickey held in Bangu Prison

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 2:05pm
Senior Olympic official Pat Hickey is being held in a notorious Rio prison following his arrest over alleged illegal sales of Olympic tickets.
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Brexit pushes Opel to cut staff hours in Germany

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:13pm
German carmaker Opel plans to cut its workers' hours this year because it expects Brexit to hurt its UK sales.
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Winners and losers

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 8:13am
Has the City of London already decided that the UK will not be able to keep full membership of the EU single market after Brexit?
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Journalist Charles Moore explains why he voted twice in the EU referendum

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:57am
Former Daily Telegraph editor, Charles Moore, explains why he decided to vote twice in the EU referendum (and break the law).
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France seizes 2,000 dead seahorses on Guinea-Vietnam route

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:45am
French customs officials seize about 2,000 dead seahorses that were being smuggled from Guinea to Vietnam.
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Jewish man stabbed on street in French city of Strasbourg

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:35am
An Orthodox Jewish man is stabbed on a street in the French city of Strasbourg by an attacker reportedly shouting an Islamic slogan.
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Burka in Germany: Interior minister calls for curbs

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 6:19am
The German Interior Minister, Thomas de Maiziere, calls for a partial ban on the burka, a day after saying a full ban might not be constitutional.
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The Russians with fond memories of the USSR

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 6:04am
Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg talks to Russians with fond memories of the USSR, 25 years after its collapse.
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UK to deport 'fake refugee' killer

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 5:24am
A double murderer who posed as a refugee in order to enter the UK illegally can be extradited to his native Albania, a court rules.
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Flying ants at French church cause fire alarm in Lisieux

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 5:14am
Normandy firefighters rush to douse a fire at a major church - only to find that the "smoke" was a swarm of flying ants.
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Youngest medallists

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 9:32pm
Chinese diver Ren Qian, aged 15 years and 180 days, is the youngest medallist at Rio 2016 but where does she rank overall?
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Terror deaths in Western Europe at highest level since 2004

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 6:56pm
More people in Western Europe have been killed by terrorism in the first seven months of 2016 than in any year since 2004, BBC research reveals.
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Tool of mystery

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 6:30pm
A strange theory about a tool to control society sets Russians guessing about President Putin's new top aide Anton Vaino.
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Night Tube finally arrives in London

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 6:17pm
The first Night Tubes will roll on to London Underground platforms past midnight on Friday - almost three years since the plan was first announced.
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Islamic State group claims responsibility for Moscow police attack

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 4:32pm
The so-called Islamic State has said it was behind an attack carried out on traffic police outside Moscow on Wednesday.
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