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RSC Anderlecht 1-2 Arsenal 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:03:46 GMT 
    Arsenal score twice in the final two minutes to earn a dramatic comeback win at Champions League opponents Anderlecht.


Remembering Ben Bradlee 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:26:06 GMT 
    Today presenter James Naughtie remembers his friend, the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee who's died aged 93.


Tales from the India Office 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:04:32 GMT 
    Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories.


Somali teenager 'stoned to death' 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:47:13 GMT 
    An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.


Police 'worked to stop Batty killer' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:10:45 GMT 
    Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.


Total plane crash driver 'got lost' 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:57:12 GMT 
    A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.


Cuba leads way on Ebola effort 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:11 GMT 
    Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.


Syria air force 'steps up strikes' 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:41:31 GMT 
    The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.


Freed N Korea detainee back in US 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:53:07 GMT 
    A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.


NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul' 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:20 GMT 
    The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.


Police killer Roberts to be freed 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:24:25 GMT 
    Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, after a decision by the Parole Board.


'Anti-extremism' school code shelved 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:56:22 GMT 
    The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.


'More to do' on disabled hate crimes 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:45:15 GMT 
    Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.


Day in pictures: 21 October 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:38:53 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 21 October


What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:56:22 GMT 
    What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
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