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WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:36:32 GMT 
    The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.


'Nine million have TB' - WHO report 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT 
    The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.


Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:29:29 GMT 
    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe at half-time.


Kansas City level World Series 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:56:41 GMT 
    Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 7-2 in Game Two to level the best-of-seven World Series.


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.


Rwanda MPs condemn BBC genocide film 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:45:12 GMT 
    Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.


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


Sweden could use force in sub hunt 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:39:27 GMT 
    Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC.


Mexico orders Iguala mayor's arrest 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:58:58 GMT 
    Mexico orders the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.


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.


Four guilty of Blackwater killings 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:16:30 GMT 
    A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.


NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul' 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:35:11 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 09:24:52 GMT 
    Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released after more than 45 years - a Parole Board decision described as "scandalous".


Tesco boss to quit over profits error 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:30:21 GMT 
    Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
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