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Body clock scientists win Nobel Prize

October 2, 2017 - 6:18am
Understanding how our bodies keep time has "vast implications" for health, say Nobel committee.
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US-led coalition service member killed by IED in Iraq

October 2, 2017 - 6:14am
The names and nationalities of the casualty are being held until next of kin have been notified.
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South Korea's president turns traffic reporter

October 2, 2017 - 5:56am
Moon Jae-in surprised listeners after he gave traffic news and advice on the radio.
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Marseille knifeman 'used several aliases and stole'

October 2, 2017 - 5:55am
The killer of two women in Marseille was a known criminal who used various aliases, French police say.
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Kim Jong-nam murder: Women plead not guilty in Malaysia trial

October 2, 2017 - 5:54am
The half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un was murdered with a toxic nerve agent.
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South African chair-throwing politicians 'shameful'

October 2, 2017 - 4:49am
South Africa's deputy leader hits out at brawling ANC delegates, saying their behaviour is shameful.
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Catalan referendum: Catalonia has 'won right to statehood'

October 2, 2017 - 4:49am
The regional leader says Sunday's vote, which Madrid says is illegal, paves the way to independence.
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Marilyn Manson recuperating at home after stage accident

October 2, 2017 - 4:22am
The star cancels nine dates after a stage prop collapsed on top of him on Saturday night.
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BBC launches new Indian services: What you need to know

October 2, 2017 - 4:18am
Here are a few interesting facts about the four regions where the BBC has launched new services.
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Las Vegas shooting: Concertgoers take cover amid gunfire

October 2, 2017 - 3:06am
Panicked concertgoers sheltered where they could amid the sound of automatic gunfire in Las Vegas.
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Edmonton attack: Asylum-seeker arrested over 'terror' incident

October 1, 2017 - 11:49pm
A Somali-born refugee has been arrested in connection with attacks in Edmonton, Alberta in which five people were injured, officials say.
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Edmonton attack: Refugee arrested over 'terror' incident

October 1, 2017 - 11:38pm
A Somali-born man is held after a policeman and four pedestrians were hit by vehicles in Alberta.
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Catalonia referendum: Violence as police block voting

October 1, 2017 - 10:58pm
Spain has declared the Catalan referendum illegal and hundreds of people were injured as police used force to block voting.
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Marseille attack: Two young women stabbed to death

October 1, 2017 - 7:38pm
The attacker was shot dead at the scene and the French anti-terror prosecutor is investigating.
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Conservatives flee 'too liberal' California for Texas

October 1, 2017 - 7:23pm
Fed up with California politics, Paul looked to Texas, and is helping others do the same.
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Bull wrestling for love in Madagascar

October 1, 2017 - 7:21pm
In the highlands of Madagascar men risk death wrestling bulls to attract a bride.
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Born stateless: Looking for a country to love me

October 1, 2017 - 7:18pm
Maha Mamo had to look for a country that would give her an identity because her parents' home wouldn't.
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South Korea's tattoo taboo

October 1, 2017 - 7:17pm
Why is tattooing so controversial in South Korea?
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Movie star to politician

October 1, 2017 - 7:14pm
Kamal Haasan, an actor known to his fans as "hero of the world", has said he wants to tackle corruption.
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Cameroon independence protests result in deaths

October 1, 2017 - 7:14pm
Several people killed during independence protests in English-speaking regions of Cameroon.
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