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Northern Ireland put in an outstanding display to win in Greece and stay two points clear at the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group F.
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Global climate models under play the amount of CO2 being absorbed by plants according to new research.
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A group of American base jumpers in Kuala Lumpur have launched themselves off one skyscraper to land at pool party on the top of another.
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Doctors in Britain are “missing opportunities” to spot lung cancer at an early stage, meaning one in three people with the disease dies within 90 days of diagnosis, research suggests.
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Winners of Urban Photo of the Year competition
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More than 4,000 health service support workers in Northern Ireland are to go on strike over pay later.
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More than £30,000 is raised in online fundraising appeals for the family of aid worker Alan Henning, who was murdered by Islamic State militants.
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A driver and passenger walk away from a crash after the car they were in is left hanging over a motorway.
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Militant group releases group seized in Cameroon in May and July
Continue reading Ten Chinese workers among 27 hostages freed by Boko Haram
UK Prime Minister David Cameron says the government is right to “take steps to keep our own people safe” from the Ebola virus.
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The squirmish came after North Korea on Thursday issued a statement saying if the South Korean allowed leaflet drops to continue, it would hurt inter-Korean ties.
Continue reading Two Koreas exchange machine-gun fire at border, no casualties
The alleged leader of Mexico’s Juarez drug cartel, Vicente Carrillo, has been arrested in the northern city of Torreon, government sources say.
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British games industry veteran Ian Livingstone, creator of Tomb Raider, formally applies to launch a free school with lessons built using video gaming.
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Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford appeals the length of his sentence after he being convicted of a string of indecent assaults.
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The Headteacher at St Simon’s Catholic Primary School blames “misguided hysteria” about Ebola for the cancellation of a visit by a boy from Sierra Leone.
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Expectations that Turkey will lead a ground operation against Islamic State in Syria on its own are ‘not realistic’, its foreign minister says.
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An Australian woman has survived 17 days lost in the bush in northern Queensland with no food, local reports say.
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