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article 21 October 2014 World, South Africa
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail
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Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, but legal experts say he may serve between 10 and 20 months in prison.

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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 Lawyers say judges might overturn a Tory victory in Rochester

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.

video 20 October 2014 World, Sierra Leone

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Burying the Ebola dead in Sierra Leone - video

There is no panic: but the word 'Ebola' is everywhere - Channel 4 News Science Editor Tom Clarke reports from Sierra Leone in the heart of Ebola zone.

video 20 October 2014 Politics

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'It's easy to blame Europe for everything' - video

Conservative eurosceptic MP Bernard Jenkin and Dutch MEP Sophie In't Veld discuss the pros and cons of European Union migration.

video 20 October 2014 World

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'This is a generation of doctors you won't get back' - video

Dr Louisa Baxter, who has worked with Ebola victims in Liberia and Sierra Leone for Save the Children, tells Channel 4 News about her work there.

post 20 October 2014
Read more on Liam's blog Ex-Hurricane Gonzalo: prepare for winds of up to 80mph

The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo will hit the UK during Monday night into Tuesday, bringing severe gales of up to 80mph for some places.

video 20 October 2014 Politics

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Why do Brits have concerns about EU migrants?

David Cameron has hit back over warnings about his plans to curb migration to the UK, saying: "the British people are my only boss." But what concerns do British people have about EU migration?

video 20 October 2014

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'We are working frantically on Ebola' - Liberian ambassador

Liberia's ambassador to the UK tells Channel 4 News his country is making progress on Ebola and "we should not panic".

post 20 October 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Germany irks neighbours, choosing balanced books over growth

In this German town of deserted factories, there is an important lesson in why the government wants balanced books more than growth.

article 20 October 2014 UK
Jean Davies
Right-to-die campaigner dies after five-week fast

The daughter of a right-to-die campaigner who starved herself to death over five weeks tells Channel 4 News: "I wouldn't want someone else telling me how to live my life."

article 20 October 2014 UK
News
Do what your council says - or pay 100 fine

Public space botherers beware: from today, councils have new powers to crack down on anti-social behaviour - and police can enforce it with 100 fines. Here's how it works.

article 20 October 2014 World, United States
Ebola protester in the US (Reuters)
Ebola apocalypse - and how US 'preppers' plan to survive

In Monrovia they get their Ebola information from makeshift chalkboards. In the US, survivalists are all over the internet, advising readers how to live through the forthcoming apocalypse.

article 20 October 2014 World
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by Islamic State: just a bunch of #daeshbags?

A new hashtag is taking off on Twitter, and for once it is not One Direction related. It is #daeshbags - and it fits into an online movement ridiculing the #IslamicState group.

article 20 October 2014 Nigeria
News
This hero doctor died helping to make Nigeria Ebola free

Nigeria has today been declared Ebola free by the World Health Organisation. The country's swift reaction has saved many lives, but could not help the doctor who stemmed the outbreak.

article 20 October 2014 UK
Didcot Power Station fire - in pictures
Government says 'lights won't go out' after Didcot blaze

Half of Didcot power station will remain indefinitely out of action after a major fire broke out. The government says "the lights will not go out" but analysts voice electricity price fears.

article 19 October 2014 UK
News
Should internet trolls get two years behind bars?

Tough new crackdown measures to target internet trolls could be introduced under new legislation proposed by the government.

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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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Actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had been suffering from cancer, died yesterday “in her husband’s arms”, her agent has confirmed.

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