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Army man named Burkina Faso PM

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:31
Lt Col Isaac Zida, one of the Burkina Faso army officers who took power when President Blaise Compaore was ousted, is appointed transitional PM.

UK denies 'pick-up artist' Blanc visa

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:30
Controversial US "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc is barred from entering the UK by the Home Office following an online petition.

Jerusalem attack synagogue reopens

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:25
Worshippers return to the synagogue which on Tuesday was the scene of the deadliest mass killing seen in Jerusalem for years.

Liberian workforce hard-hit by Ebola

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:20
Nearly half of all Liberians who were employed when the Ebola outbreak began are no longer working, a survey by the World Bank has found.

Ford starts as England make changes

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:19
Bath fly-half George Ford will make his first international start as England make five changes for the visit of Samoa.

Light aircraft hits farm bungalow

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:18
Two men narrowly avoid being hit by a light aircraft as it crashes into a bungalow on a farm in Lincolnshire.

Pork gelatine flu spray concerns

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:14
A flu vaccination programme in Lancashire has been criticised by some Muslim groups during the latest stage in its roll-out, in Lancashire.

Bono bike accident details revealed

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:12
U2 frontman Bono broke his humerus and fractured his eye socket and left shoulder blade in his recent bicycle accident, the New York hospital that treated him reveals.

Hotel bad review 'fine' refunded

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:10
A hotel that "fined" a couple £100 who described it as a "rotten, stinking hovel" will refund the money.

Farage rejects EU deportation claims

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:06
Nigel Farage rejects claims UKIP backs removing existing EU migrants if the UK exits the EU, saying it backs the "rule of law and British justice".

Toddler chair death investigation

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:03
An inquest is to be held after a toddler died in a suspected accident involving his high chair.

Will SNP deal Labour a fatal blow?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:01
The Yes campaign lost the referendum, but support for the SNP is still growing in Scotland. Laura Kuenssberg looks at the potential consequences for Labour.

India guru arrested after clashes

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:59
Indian police arrest a controversial guru a day after deadly battles with his supporters left at least six people dead.

Sex offences claim at deaf school

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:54
Police are looking into claims sexual offences were carried out at the national school for deaf children.

First minister Sturgeon makes pledge

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:52
The newly elected first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, pledges to deliver greater opportunities for women.

Dutch mum rescues daughter from IS

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:41
A Dutch mother arrives with her daughter in the Netherlands, after travelling to Syria to bring her back from the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa.

VIDEO: Carry on at college for Dr Babs

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:34
The much-loved British actress Barbara Windsor will be awarded an honorary doctorate on 20 November by the University of East London.

Honduras beauty queen found dead

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:32
The bodies of Honduran beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister are found nearly a week after the two women vanished on a night out.

Abortion protester harassed worker

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:25
An anti-abortion protester is convicted of harassing a Marie Stopes clinic director at her Belfast city centre offices.

UKIP and the Polish plumber question

BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 17:16
UKIP's rise has been fuelled by two crucial factors - their claim to "tell it like it is" and their insistence that their views are not extreme. First on the NHS and now on immigration both claims are being challenged.
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