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      Nato warns Russia on Syria strikes

      Nato urges Russia to end air strikes "on the Syrian opposition and civilians", five days after Moscow launched raids to support Syria's government.

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      Osborne: We are the party of labour

      George Osborne tells Conservatives to "extend our hand" to Labour voters - and devolves £26bn of business rates to English councils.

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      GCHQ 'can take control of smartphones'

      Smartphone users can do "very little" to stop security services getting "total control" over their devices, US whistleblower Edward Snowden tells the BBC in his first British TV interview.

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      Run-over PC 'didn't stand a chance'

      The chief constable of Merseyside Police believes a police officer struck and killed by a stolen car "didn't stand a chance".

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      Ched Evans rape case goes to appeal

      Former Wales and Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans is to have his rape conviction reviewed by the Court of Appeal.

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      Trans-Pacific free trade deal agreed

      US, Japan and 10 other Pacific rim countries agree a wide-ranging Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal that covers about 40% of the world economy.

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      Dozens of 999 calls from Sports Direct

      Ambulances were called out to the headquarters of one of Europe's largest sports retailers 76 times in two years, a BBC investigation finds.

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      Councils 'to keep all business rates'

      Chancellor George Osborne says local councils across England will be able to keep all proceeds from business rates.

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      Daughter kisses 'wrong body' in mix-up

      A daughter "kissed her mother goodbye" before being told hospital staff had got the wrong body and her mother was still alive, it is revealed.

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      Fatal bus crash driver, 77, 'devastated'

      The family of a 77-year-old bus driver whose vehicle crashed into a Coventry supermarket, killing two people, say he is "devastated to the core".

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      Source: BBC International