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Pope complains of 'haggard' Europe  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:29:59 GMT
Pope Francis warns that Europe appears "somewhat elderly" and less and less a protagonist, in a speech to EU politicians in Strasbourg. 
Colombia rebels release two soldiers  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:47:42 GMT
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks. 
Raqqa air strikes 'kill dozens'  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:58:54 GMT
At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say. 
Five children die in US house fire  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:00:31 GMT
Five children have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home in a small town in southern Texas, local media report. 
Learning disability care 'failing'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:04:27 GMT
The government is failing those with learning disabilities by keeping them in hospitals far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England says. 
New anti-terror powers to be unveiled  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:38:44 GMT
New measures to tackle terrorism are to be published by the home secretary, days after she said the UK faces a "greater" terror threat than ever before. 
Vodafone gave too much data to police  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:02:33 GMT
Vodafone sent the phone data of more than 1,000 News UK workers to police after being asked for the details of just one journalist, the Met Police says. 
Call for £2bn more for NHS in England  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:46 GMT
Calls for extra money for the NHS in England are intensifying after latest figures show the deficit is growing as performance deteriorates. 
Day in pictures: 25 November 2014  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:34:05 GMT
24 hours of news images: 25 November 
In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:45:45 GMT
Night of unrest follows a jury's decision 
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:15:29 GMT
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas 
Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:43:22 GMT
The best news photos from around the world 
Day in pictures: 24 November 2014  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:49:11 GMT
24 hours of news images: 24 November 
In pictures: Snow chaos in north-eastern US  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:54:20 GMT
Snowstorm hits north-east of the United States 
Day in pictures: 21 November 2014  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:31:30 GMT
24 hours of news images: 21 November 
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Protests Of Grand Jury Decision Fan Out Across The Country  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:40:00 -0500
Wilson Describes Confrontation With Brown In ABC Interview  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:16:00 -0500
Obama: 'No Sympathy' For Those Destroying Ferguson  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:01:00 -0500
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Ferguson protests spread across US  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:16:53 GMT
Cricketer Hughes 'remains critical'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:55:51 GMT
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