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Murray fights back to reach semis

1 hour 59 min ago
Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.

Millions of Ebola vaccines for 2015

2 hours 9 min ago
Millions of doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.

Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead

2 hours 21 min ago
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.

Beale fined for picture text offence

2 hours 39 min ago
Kurtley Beale is fined £24,600 for sending an offensive picture message to an Australian Rugby Union female team official.

Briton in Thai cosmetic surgery death

2 hours 47 min ago
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.

Alvin Stardust album gets early release

2 hours 54 min ago
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.

Suarez to make Barcelona bow at Real

3 hours 9 min ago
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says striker Luis Suarez will make his debut for the club against Real Madrid on Saturday.

Day in pictures: 24 October

3 hours 31 min ago
A selection of images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

3 hours 42 min ago
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

First transplant of 'dead' heart

4 hours 6 min ago
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

Women propose sex strike for peace

4 hours 28 min ago
Female peace activists think the strike could force men to end armed conflict.

EU agrees to emergency budget talks

4 hours 57 min ago
EU finance ministers agree to David Cameron's call for emergency talks after the UK is told it must pay an extra £1.7bn.

Dozens monitored for Ebola in Mali

5 hours 26 sec ago
Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.

Lucas to host international Emmys

5 hours 1 min ago
British comedian Matt Lucas will host the International Emmy Awards ceremony in New York in November.

Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed

5 hours 16 min ago
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.

Austria unveils WW2 deserters' memorial

5 hours 19 min ago
Austria finally remembers deserters from Hitler's army

VIDEO: Zambia's five leaders in five decades

5 hours 23 min ago
BBC Africa looks back at Zambia's first five decades through its five presidents.

US network AMC buys into BBC America

5 hours 40 min ago
US TV network AMC, which aired Mad Men and The Walking Dead, is to take over the running of BBC America after a $200m (£125m) deal with the BBC.

Botswana votes in tight election

5 hours 40 min ago
Voters are going to the polls in Botswana in what is expected to be the closest general elections in the world's largest diamond producer.

Serbia awarded 3-0 Albania walkover

6 hours 4 min ago
Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.

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