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article 30 October 2014 World, Israel
Jerusalem mosque closure is 'declaration of war'
Palestinians during clashes with Israeli police in the Abu Tor neighbourhood of east Jerusalem (Reuters)

Amid growing tension in east Jerusalem, PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the closure of the revered al-Aqsa mosque. Meanwhile, Egypt's demolition programme in the border town of Rafah continues.

article 30 October 2014 UK
National sperm bank 'on a mission to change sperm donation'
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With a nationwide donor shortage and increasing demand for sperm, the directors of the new national sperm bank in Birmingham say it will "revolutionise access to donor sperm".

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article 30 October 2014 UK
News
Ciaran Jenkins by 'We always hear stories of friends being sexually abused'

Three teenagers explain to Channel 4 News that sexual exploitation in Manchester is "the norm" and that it's spoken about openly amongst friends.

article 30 October 2014 World
News
Burkina Faso 'Black Spring' protests: parliament set ablaze

Anti-government protesters set fire to the parliament building in the capital of Burkina Faso, leading President Compaore to declare a state of emergency.

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Read more on Liam's blog Halloween set to be warmest on record: trick or treat?

You may step outside tomorrow across England and Wales and think that someone has put a spell on the weather, with hazy sunshine expected and temperatures well above average.

article 30 October 2014 France
News
France may shoot down mystery drones flying at nuclear sites

With France on alert over drones spotted flying over several nuclear power plants, a French minister says the authorities may seek to shoot them down in future.

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Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: the private school premium

Went to a state school? Then you can expect to earn thousands less than a privately-educated colleague with the same qualifications.

article 30 October 2014 World, Mexico
Mexican drug lord La Tuta vows 'fight to the death'
Mexican drug lord La Tuta vows 'fight to the death'

One of Mexico's most wanted men, Servando "La Tuta" Gomez - leader of the notorious Knights Templar drug cartel - issues a recording saying he regrets his life of crime, but will not be taken alive.

article 30 October 2014 UK, Portugal
Punishing drug abuse 'does not deter users'
Punishing drug abuse 'does not deter users'

The Conservatives and Lib Dems clash on drugs policy as a new Home Office reports finds that criminalising abuse has no impact.

video 29 October 2014 Culture

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Christopher Nolan on his latest film: Interstellar - video

British director Christopher Nolan talks to Channel 4 News about his latest film - an epic story of Man trying to find new life in outer space, because Earth is dying.

article 29 October 2014 UK
Abuse
Ciaran Jenkins by Child sexual exploitation became 'the norm' in Manchester

A report to be released on Thursday claims that sexual exploitation of children was so rife - it became "the norm" in parts of Greater Manchester.

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Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Tesco: how confrontation could have prevented a giant mess

The longer this goes on without answers, the resilience of hundreds of thousands of Tesco employees, who thought they were working for an iconic, stable British institution, will be tested.

video 29 October 2014 UK

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'Mum couldn't afford a skirt so I wore trousers'

New shoes, school trips, a computer - millions of families cannot afford the "hidden costs" of education, and children are being bullied as a result finds a new study. Nelufar Hedayat reports.

video 29 October 2014 UK, Qatar

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When will Qatar be held to account? - video

David Cameron met the Emir of Qatar on Wednesday - a country that's invested tens of billions of pounds in London - but a country that's also accused of funding extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.

video 29 October 2014 UK

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Kate Tempest: 'I want to encourage empathy' - video

Kate Tempest is a poet, a rapper, a playwright and a social activist from south London. Shes also nominated for a Mercury music prize, and shes been speaking with Jon Snow.

article 29 October 2014 UK
Typhoon jets
Latvian cargo plane escorted in to land at Stansted

A Latvian Antonov cargo plane has been escorted in to land at Stansted airport by RAF Typhoon jets. It follows multiple reports of a massive explosion over Kent.

article 29 October 2014 UK
News
by Why is skateboarding so often misunderstood?

A skate park dating back to the 1970s peak becomes a protected heritage site in recognition of its cultural importance - but are skateboarders still being demonised?

post 29 October 2014
Read more from Victoria Macdonald on her blog Why we are on the verge of diabetes & tuberculosis epidemic

Figures show that diabetes triples the risk of a person developing TB, and experts fear that with diabetes rates soaring, recent progress in tackling TB could go into reverse.

post 29 October 2014
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei The 'dark secret' awaiting two Bulgarian immigrants

The boys consulted the village witch about the journey to Germany and they thumbed the car magazines that contained the object of their ardent desire: a second-hand BMW.

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Anti-government protesters take over the state TV studio during mass demonstrations in Burkina Faso, that have forced President Blaise Compaore to scrap a plan to extend his 27-year rule.

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The bodies of 150 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe who fought against Islamic State militants have been found in a mass grave. The men were reportedly taken from their village to the city of Ramadi on Wednesday.

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Israeli plans to build more houses in east Jerusalem are condemned by Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood: “This is an ill-judged and ill-timed decision which makes it harder to achieve a two state solution with Jerusalem as a shared capital.

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