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Sangin ‘on verge of falling to Taliban’

Sangin ‘on verge of falling back into Taliban hands’ By Justin Rowlatt BBC News 7 February 2016 From the section Asia Image copyright AP Image caption Afghan forces now control just a few square kilometres of Sangin City, the BBC … Continue reading

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Tunisia builds anti-terror barrier

Tunisia builds anti-terror barrier along Libya border 7 February 2016 From the section Africa Image copyright Reuters Image caption The barrier is designed to be impassable by vehicles Tunisia says it has completed the first part of a 200km (125-mile) … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Chinese wedding photos – in London

Media playback is unsupported on your device Chinese wedding photos – in London 7 February 2016 Last updated at 06:29 GMT As China prepares to celebrate its New Year on Monday, many workers are making the journey home to see … Continue reading

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12-hour A&E waits on rise in England

A&E waiting time over 12 hours for more than 100,000 in England By Faye Kirkland and Gail Champion 5 live Investigates 7 February 2016 From the section Health Image copyright Science Photo Library More than 100,000 patients spent at least … Continue reading

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PM faces grassroots anger over EU vote

EU referendum: PM accused of ‘disrespect’ to activists 7 February 2016 From the section UK Politics Image copyright Reuters Image caption Downing Street said David Cameron has the “greatest of respect for Conservative associations” Dozens of Tory members have accused … Continue reading

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Jail ‘rethink’ over mothers with babies

PM urges prison rethink for mothers with babies 7 February 2016 From the section UK Image copyright PA Image caption The prime minister said it was “absolutely terrible” to think of infants spending time behind bars David Cameron has called … Continue reading

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Mosque open days to ‘explain faith’

Mosque open days to ‘explain faith’ 7 February 2016 From the section UK Image caption The Muslim Council of Britain hopes the open day will “demonstrate unity” More than 90 mosques across the UK are opening their doors to visitors … Continue reading

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EU calls on Turkey to let in refugees

EU calls on Turkey to let Syrian refugees cross border 7 February 2016 From the section Middle East Image copyright AP Image caption Turkey insists there is no need to let the Syrians in Officials in the EU have urged … Continue reading

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New drive for ‘paperless’ NHS

Jeremy Hunt to outline ‘paperless NHS’ plans 7 February 2016 From the section Health Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will detail how a “paperless” NHS will make services more convenient The government has launched its latest … Continue reading

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Haiti agrees on transitional government

Haiti crisis: Agreement reached to avoid power vacuum 7 February 2016 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Martelly and Chamber of Deputies Speaker Cholzer Chancy worked on the last minute deal Politicians in … Continue reading

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