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Ferguson protests spread across US 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:55:42 GMT 
    A dozen US cities see new protests over the decision not to charge a white policeman who shot a black teenager in Missouri, with rioting in California.


Juncker reveals giant EU jobs plan 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:36:22 GMT 
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.


Climate fixes 'could harm billions' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:12:15 GMT 
    Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.


HK policemen arrested over beating 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:58:03 GMT 
    Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with the beating of a pro-democracy protester in October.


Cricketer Hughes 'remains critical' 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:57:18 GMT 
    Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head by a ball in a match.


Lebanese diva Sabah dies, aged 87 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:01:48 GMT 
    Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.


Zimbabwe VP leadership bid blocked 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:09:54 GMT 
    Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF blocks Vice-President Joyce Mujuru from retaining a party post, damaging her chances of one day succeeding President Mugabe.


Theft of shoes from WW2 death camp 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:49:21 GMT 
    Thieves steal shoes belonging to Jewish Holocaust victims from a former concentration camp in Poland.


AC/DC drummer appears in court in NZ 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:53:34 GMT 
    The Australian drummer of rock group AC/DC briefly appears in court in New Zealand, arriving late, to face a charge of threatening to kill.


Shakespeare Folio found in France 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:15:44 GMT 
    A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.


Northern China mine fire kills 24 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:22:37 GMT 
    At least 24 miners are killed and dozens are injured by a fire at a mine in China's Liaoning province, state media report.


Armed jewel robbers in Paris chase 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:43:39 GMT 
    Two armed robbers who held up a jewellery shop and took a hostage hand themselves in to police following a chase across Paris.


VIDEO: What does Ukraine's future hold? 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:29:05 GMT 
    One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform.


VIDEO: Where now for HK protesters? 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:09:32 GMT 
    The removal of the Mong Kok activist camp by the authorities means protests in Hong Kong continue in just two sites.


VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:07:46 GMT 
    A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
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