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Bill Turnbull leaving BBC Breakfast 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:03:34 GMT 
    Bill Turnbull announces he is leaving BBC Breakfast after nearly 15 years saying that was "more than enough for me and the audience"


Climate event 'among strongest' 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:10:42 GMT 
    This year's El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record according to the World Meteorological Organization.


VIDEO: Wild forest lab studies immunity 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:16:46 GMT 
    Patches of Kielder forest are being turned into a wild laboratories, to work out the environmental triggers for common diseases.


Children paralysed in polio outbreak 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:40:53 GMT 
    Two children have been paralysed in the first outbreak of polio in Europe for five years, the World Health Organization says.


New Ebola death in Sierra Leone 
  Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:32:36 GMT 
    A woman who died on Saturday in northern Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, officials have confirmed.


Clarke to take indefinite break 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:41:30 GMT 
    Former Australia captain Michael Clarke pulls out of his Big Bash contract and will take an indefinite break from cricket.


McIlroy gets Final Series exemption 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:09:27 GMT 
    World number one Rory McIlroy is given a special exemption by the European Tour to play in the season-ending Final Series.


William Ash: The cooler king 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:42:42 GMT 
    The real story of the PoW played by Steve McQueen


In pictures: An emotional arrival in Europe 
  Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:34:53 GMT 
    An emotional arrival in Europe


DRC 'Terminator' at war crimes trial 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:33:29 GMT 
    Former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda pleads not guilty to all charges at the start of his war crimes trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC).


Springboks 'free to fly' to World Cup 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:01:05 GMT 
    A legal attempt to block the South African team flying to the UK to play in the Rugby World Cup in a row over racial discrimination fails.


Japanese suggest new Olympic logos 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:43:03 GMT 
    Japanese people are making suggestions for a new 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games logo, as the official one was scrapped.


Malaysia to question ex-PM over rally 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:52:52 GMT 
    Malaysian police say they will ask former PM Mahathir Mohamad to give a statement over accusations made in a speech at a recent anti-government rally.


Migrants on track disrupt Eurostar 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:43:33 GMT 
    Up to 2,000 Eurostar passengers have train journeys disrupted after migrants in Calais got on to tracks near the Channel Tunnel in France.


UK's EU vote campaign rules 'rethink' 
  Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:29:27 GMT 
    Planned rules on campaigning in the UK's in-out EU referendum are to face "significant" changes, the government is to announce.
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