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Ferguson protests spread across US 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:06:36 GMT 
    Protests have been held in more than a dozen US cities over the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed a black teenager in Missouri.


Juncker reveals giant EU jobs plan 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:33:25 GMT 
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.


Climate fixes 'could harm billions' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:12:15 GMT 
    Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.


Nato fears Russian Black Sea control 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:14:54 GMT 
    Nato's top commander warns that Russia's increased military presence in the annexed region of Crimea could be used to control the Black Sea.


Britons jailed over Syria terror camp 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:15:45 GMT 
    Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria.


Raqqa air strikes death toll rises 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:38:31 GMT 
    Almost 100 people are now believed to have died in a series of government air strikes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa on Tuesday.


Cricketer Hughes 'remains critical' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:57:18 GMT 
    Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head by a ball in a match.


Zimbabwe VP leadership bid blocked 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:09:54 GMT 
    Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF blocks Vice-President Joyce Mujuru from retaining a party post, damaging her chances of one day succeeding President Mugabe.


Lebanese diva Sabah dies, aged 87 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:18:54 GMT 
    Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.


Kim Dotcom declares he is 'broke' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:53:01 GMT 
    The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.


Shakespeare Folio found in France 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:15:44 GMT 
    A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.


VIDEO: Nun's Like a Virgin hit raises eyebrows 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:09:54 GMT 
    A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices.


VIDEO: Where now for HK protesters? 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:09:32 GMT 
    The removal of the Mong Kok activist camp by the authorities means protests in Hong Kong continue in just two sites.


VIDEO: Can drones get water to stranded Joe? 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:00:18 GMT 
    In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.


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  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:47:34 GMT 
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