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Barclays hit by record £38m fine

23 September 2014 Last updated at 12:17 Barclays said it did not profit from the issue and no customers lost out Barclays has been fined a record £38m by the City regulator for failing to keep its clients’ assets separate … Continue reading

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Second video of UK hostage released

23 September 2014 Last updated at 12:03 A second video has been released showing British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants. It comes less than a week after his first appearance on screen … Continue reading

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Woman and child killed by train

23 September 2014 Last updated at 14:29 Slough station is currently closed as emergency services carry out investigations A woman and young child have died after being hit by a train in Slough, Berkshire, in “suspicious circumstances”, police have said. … Continue reading

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Ex-DJ Travis guilty of sex assault

23 September 2014 Last updated at 14:35 Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has been found guilty of indecently assaulting a researcher on the Mrs Merton Show in 1995. A jury at Southwark Crown Court convicted him by a … Continue reading

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Ebola could strike 20,000 in six weeks, ‘rumble on for years’: study

GENEVA (Reuters) – The Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect 20,000 people as soon as early November unless rigorous infection control measures are implemented, and might “rumble on” for years in a holding pattern, researchers said on Tuesday. In … Continue reading

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Israel downs Syrian warplane it says violated its Golan airspace

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel shot down a Syrian warplane on Tuesday, saying the aircraft crossed the battle lines of Syria’s civil war and flew over the Israeli-held Golan Heights, perhaps by accident. The incident coincided with but did not appear … Continue reading

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Israel says its troops kill Hamas men accused of slaying teens

HEBRON West Bank (Reuters) – Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday and the military said they were members of Hamas responsible for the killing of three Israeli youths in June, an … Continue reading

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U.S. and Arabs allies launch first strikes on fighters in Syria

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – The United States and its Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, opening a new front against militants by joining … Continue reading

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Rail delay passengers ‘dissatisfied’

22 September 2014 Last updated at 23:56 Two-thirds of rail passengers are unhappy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, a survey has suggested. Passenger Focus’s survey said rail customers found Twitter had better information than … Continue reading

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Rail delay passengers ‘dissatisfied’

22 September 2014 Last updated at 23:56 Two-thirds of rail passengers are unhappy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, a survey has suggested. Passenger Focus’s survey said rail customers found Twitter had better information than … Continue reading

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