<!– google_ad_section_start –> People smugglers who allegedly sank a boat killing up to 500 migrants are probably guilty of “mass murder” and should be brought to justice, the UN’s new rights chief said. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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Everton make a winning return to European football as they beat Wolfsburg 4-1 in their Europa League Group H opener.
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> Beijing is closely watching and assessing the impact of Scotland’s referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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A major international study finds that killings among chimpanzees result from normal competition, not human interference.
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A man dies in a road accident in Leven, Fife, in the early hours of Thursday morning.
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Find out which football matchday songs make the ‘Top Of The Kop’ charts, as voted for by BBC Sport users.
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Heavy fog has forced a number of flights at London City and Aberdeen airports to be delayed or cancelled.
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In keeping with a provision of a recent cease-fire agreement with separatists, the Ukrainian government submitted a draft law to Parliament on Monday that would grant “special status” to the breakaway Donetsk and Luhansk regions for three years.
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Former Aston Villa midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger believes football is tackling homophobia, despite no openly gay players.
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A teacher in the US state of Utah who was legally carrying a gun in her school accidentally shot herself in the leg, police say.
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> Hongkongers can’t get enough of their speciality coffees – but trouble is brewing when it comes to training baristas, with immigration officers moving in on one of the city’s few certified coffee-making schools. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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The debit and credit card company Mastercard loses an appeal against an EU veto at Europe’s highest court, the European Court of Justice.
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US research suggests there may be a link between a rare blood type and memory problems in later life.
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The EU is emerging as the world’s most significant political battleground for the trajectory of Israel-Palestine. As the recent Israeli military onslaught against besieged Gazans is coming to an end, opposition to Israeli policy appears stronger in Europe than ever before.
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England has a relatively new breed of schools called University Technical Colleges with their unique form of funding.
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City-centre flowers attract more bumblebees than those country, according to early results from a nationwide survey, conducted by schoolchildren.
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Sepp Blatter confirms he will stand for election for another term as Fifa president.
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Annual music festival on the Isle of Wight
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Reuters reports a Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to prison for helping her her teenage daughter end her pregnancy with pills she obtained online. Read more…
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