<!– google_ad_section_start –> President Xi Jinping is likely to oversee the Central Politics and Law Commission in an effort increase transparency and cut police interference as China aims to become a country governed by rule of law, the Beijing News reported. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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The chief executive of Russia’s Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France’s Total, Christophe de Margerie.
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Former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson describes Mario Balotelli’s half-time shirt swap as “sheer madness”.
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A 16-year-old boy is arrested after a 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped as she walked home in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire.
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How much will politicians spend to save the NHS?
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Will the government’s tech plans for Northern England work?
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The family of a three-year-old girl who died after a house fire are demanding to know why an ambulance was not available to help her.
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A significant Bronze Age pottery find has been made in an archaeological dig on the east side of Lewis.
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Staff working for the Caterham F1 team have been locked out of the firm’s Oxfordshire site, the administrator confirms to the BBC.
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A Colorado school official said Denver area girls were victims of an online predator who encouraged them to travel overseas and eventually to Syria
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While the issue will not delay the industry’s ongoing work to accelerate production and clinical testing of three experimental vaccines, it is likely to be discussed at a high-level meeting in Geneva on Thursday
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UK retail sales fall 0.3% September, adding to signs that the economic recovery may be losing steam.
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, defence minister Chang Wanquan told the visiting head of the Iranian navy in Beijing on Thursday, state media reported, reaffirming diplomatic links despite controversy over Iran’s nuclear programme. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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Semesa Rokoduguni is electrifying for Bath and has the attributes to be the same for England, says BBC pundit Jeremy Guscott.
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Expanding coal mining operations along the Queensland coast could threaten Australia’s treasured Great Barrier Reef.
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The girl and her parents, who were injured in the attack, were U.S. citizens, according to Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> A group of climbers has hung a huge banner which reads “I want real universal suffrage” from the highest point of Hong Kong’s famous Lion Rock hill. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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The official autopsy on Michael Brown suggests he sustained a gunshot wound to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported
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Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.
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Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.
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