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article 22 October 2014 World, Canada
Gunman at large after Canadian soldier shot - watch live
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Watch the live feed from Canada's parliament buildings in Ottowa which are in lock down as police seek a gunman who earlier shot a soldier at a nearby war memorial. Gunshots have been heard inside.

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post 22 October 2014
Read more from Victoria Macdonald on her blog US warns against womb surgery tool - why is it still in use here?

Doctors have said that a power tool called a morcellator, used to remove fibroids in the womb, may actually be putting women's lives at risk by increasing the risk of a rare cancer.

video 22 October 2014 UK

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IDS: 'We spend more on disabled than most countries' - video

Why should disabled people feel hard done by? Welfare Secretary Iain Duncan Smith says the UK probably spends more on the disabled and sick "than almost any other country in the developed world".

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Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Why universal credit won't be universal until 2018. At the earliest.

Benefit claimants in areas piloting the new universal credit seem to like it. But with its roll-out taking much longer than anticipated, are government hopes for billions of pounds of savings misplace

post 22 October 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog What I'll remember from four days in Aleppo

Power cuts, stopped clocks and no school: just another day in the life of the people of Aleppo, which has been devastated by Syria's war.

article 22 October 2014 World, Sierra Leone
Science Editor Tom Clarke in Crab Town, Sierra Leone
Tom Clarke by On the Ebola frontline in Sierra Leone

In some neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Freetown, Ebola orphans are left to fend for themselves while ambulances can't respond to Ebola calls. Science Editor Tom Clarke reports from Crab Town.

video 21 October 2014 Culture

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'Don't thank me, I've done nothing for you' - Richard Ayoade

Actor and director Richard Ayoade is famously shy. So shy, that when he wrote his latest book, he interviewed himself. He talks to Channel 4 News about why he's so uncomfortable with interviews.

video 21 October 2014 Syria

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The battle for Aleppo - video

International Editor Lindsey Hilsum is given a tour around Aleppo, Syria. Some areas are still in the hands of the Free Syrian Army, but they are squeezed between IS militants and the Syrian regime.

video 21 October 2014 UK

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Does everyone dream of walking again? - video

TV presenter Sophie Morgan and Metropolitan Police Detective Inspector Paula Craig, both wheelchair users, discuss the medical breakthrough on paralysis.

article 21 October 2014 World, Sierra Leone
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Tom Clarke by Adate, aged 10 - orphaned by Ebola, abandoned by neighbours

Adate, a young boy from Freetown, Sierra Leone, has lost his mother, his father and his sister to Ebola in the past week. Now neighbours shun him, fearing he also carries the virus.

video 21 October 2014 World, Russia

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Is Russia's Valeriya a Kremlin cheerleader? - video

For Russian pop star Valeriya, tonight's London concert is a dream come true. But critics want to ban her because she supports Vladimir Putin's anti-gay legislation and his annexation of Crimea.

article 21 October 2014 UK
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Do the media talk down to teenagers over drugs?

As a study suggests teenage cannabis users risk "impairing" their educational ability, a leading researcher claims young people are being let down by media reporting on the dangers of drugs.

article 21 October 2014 World, South Africa
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Pistorius gets five years - but may serve less than one

Oscar Pistorius is given five years in prison in a sentence the judge hoped was "fair and just both to society and the accused". But legal experts say he may serve just 10 or 20 months in jail.

post 21 October 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: the truth about immigration

Immigration will be a key battleground in the run-up to the election. How much do you really know?

video 21 October 2014 UK, Germany

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The Mogg - a 'pale ale Nigel Farage' - in Germany

Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg visits Oktoberfest "to see whether drinking beer fuels Euroscepticism". A German in national dress says he looks weird in his tweed jacket. Will there be a meeting of minds?

post 21 October 2014
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog A paralysed man walks again

Today's news of a breakthrough in the treatment of spinal cord injury is for all those suffering from paralysis - as well as those who say the news is always depressing.

post 21 October 2014
Read more on Michael's blog Judges could overturn a Tory victory in Rochester, lawyers say

Two of Britain's top election lawyers say the primary the Tories are holding to pick their candidate for the Rochester by-election could open the result to a legal challenge.

video 21 October 2014 UK, Germany

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The Mogg, the EU and the Munich beer festival - video

Should Britain stay in the EU? Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg heads down to Munich to canvas opinion from revellers at the Oktoberfest.

article 21 October 2014 World, South Africa
Oscar Pistorius outside court
Oscar Pistorius sentenced - latest updates

Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide (manslaughter) of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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"An incredible lack of remorse"

The verdict of police after 22-year-old Billy Williams was jailed for seven years today for robbing the post office in St Mary’s Bay, Kent two weeks after being released on licence from prison for robbing the same premises in 2010.

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A 32-year-old man is arrested in London over Syria-related terrorist training, Scotland Yard announces. Earlier a 25-year-old woman was arrested in Bedfordshire on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts.

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Ben Bradlee, the editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, has died at the age of 93.

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"Oscar will embrace this opportunity to pay back to society."

Arnold Pistorius on the five-year jail sentence handed down to his nephew for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

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