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Ebola outbreak: US nurse criticises quarantine treatment

bbc.co.uk — A nurse quarantined on her return to the US from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has criticised the way she was dealt with at Newark airport. Kaci Hickox said the experience was frightening and could deter other health workers from travelling to West Africa to help tackle the Ebola virus.
Oct 26, 2014

RT @bbcnews_ticker: US ambassador to the UN Samantha Powers to visit the three West African countries worst-hit by Ebola bbc.in/1DejL7D

Oct 25, 2014

US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine - terrible way to treat those working to protect Africans and Americans bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-…

Iran hangs Reyhaneh Jabbari despite campaign

bbc.co.uk — Iran, defying an international campaign, hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @sunny_hundal: Awful. Iran hanged Reyhaneh Jabbari today, because she allegedly killed a man trying to rape her bbc.co.uk/news/world-mid…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @BBCWorld: Execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari "another bloody stain on Iran's human rights record" - @amnesty bbc.in/1uUl8Ef

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Ebola outbreak: Cases pass 10,000, WHO reports

bbc.co.uk — The number of cases of Ebola has crossed 10,000, the World Health Organization says.

Quais os projetos econômicos que se enfrentam nas urnas?

bbc.co.uk — No discurso petista, o atual projeto econômico tucano é neoliberal: prevê um Estado mínimo, o combate à inflação com políticas que geram desemprego, cortes nos gastos sociais e uma abertura econômica radical. No discurso tucano, o projeto econômico petista é populista e resgata o velho desenvolvimentismo: prevê um Estado inflado e centralizador, leniente com a inflação e protecionista.

Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71

bbc.co.uk — Jack Bruce, bassist from 1960s band Cream, has died aged 71, his publicist confirms
Oct 25, 2014

Was in RCS cafe/perfomance area called The Jack Bruce Space w @hielandcoo yesterday. Heard this today bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotla… RIP @RCStweets

Oct 25, 2014

RT @BBCBreaking: Jack Bruce, bassist from 1960s band Cream, has died aged 71, his publicist confirms bbc.in/1slSUAm #fb

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Talking Business with Linda Yueh, 25/10/2014

bbc.co.uk — With global markets reeling, where is the best place to invest your money?
Oct 26, 2014

“Talking Business: With global markets reeling, where is the best place to invest your money? bbc.in/1t2XdEx” 12:30G 18:30 @BBCWorld

Royal British Legion's official advice on wearing poppy

bbc.co.uk — The tradition of wearing a poppy to mark Remembrance Day dates back to 1921 when the Royal British Legion launched its first appeal. With debate as to how and where it should be worn, the Royal British Legion has given the BBC its official advice.

The Fragile Contract

bbc.co.uk — The playwright Polly Stenham reflects on our need for art.
Oct 26, 2014

RT @FallingTreeProd: The playwright Polly Stenham on The Fragile Contract @BBCRadio4's Something Understood this morning. Feat. @flo_tweet bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04…

Brazil chooses its new president in tightest election in decades

bbc.co.uk — Millions of Brazilians are set to vote for a new president in what correspondents say is the tightest vote the country has seen in decades. Incumbent left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers Party (PT) faces centrist Aecio Neves of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB) in the second run-off round.

El Clasico key duels: Winners and losers

bbc.co.uk — Saturday's pulsating Clasico at the Bernabeu offered a series of fascinating head-to-head confrontations as Real Madrid overpowered Barcelona to claim a deserved 3-1 victory. How did the key men perform? Let's take a look at the most important personal duels on the day and see who came out on top.
Oct 26, 2014

RT @BBCSport: Luka Modric had 100% completion rate from his 41 passes against Barcelona on Saturday bbc.in/1wu6RnA pic.twitter.com/wv55oifEhf

BBC Sport - Birmingham City 0-8 Bournemouth

bbc.co.uk — Last updated at 15:58 Coverage: Watch highlights on The Football League Show; listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Birmingham will benefit from the return of David Davis (hip) but Stephen Gleeson is a doubt (calf).
Oct 26, 2014

This happened in the Championship yesterday. Birmingham 0 Bournemouth 8. You read that alright. bbc.in/1zuslTb

Lebanese army battles gunmen in historic Tripoli market

bbc.co.uk — At least six Lebanese soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist gunmen in the northern city of Tripoli, including at a historic market, the army says. It is the second day of fighting against the Sunni militants, who are thought to be linked to Islamic State.
Oct 26, 2014

Clashes hit historic Lebanese market in Tripoli. Army vs suspected ISIS per BBC bbc.co.uk/news/world-mid…

Tunisia election: Guide to what's at stake

bbc.co.uk — Tunisians vote on 26 October in a parliamentary election, which they hope will see the end of a nearly-four year transition period which followed the ousting of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011.
Oct 26, 2014

BBC News- #Tunisia polls: Guide to what's at stake in the "cradle of the Arab Spring" bbc.co.uk/news/world-afr… Supporters vrs opponents of A.S

Nigeria reclaim African women's title

bbc.co.uk — Last updated at 20:56 Nigeria beat Cameroon 2-0 to win the African Women's Championship in Windhoek, Namibia, on Saturday. After a dominant opening period, Desire Oparanozie put the Super Falcons in front after 12 minutes with a superb free kick. Asisat Oshoala then doubled Nigeria's lead two minutes from the end of an enthralling first half.

Tunisia set for first poll under new constitution

bbc.co.uk — Tunisia is set to elect its first full parliament under a new constitution passed earlier this year. The election is one of the final stages in the political transition which followed the ousting of authoritarian leader Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011.
Oct 26, 2014

BBC News- #Tunisia set for 1st parliamentary poll under new constitution. Prez poll Nov 23. Arab Spring started here bbc.co.uk/news/world-afr…

Botswana's ruling Democratic Party wins general elections

bbc.co.uk — The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has won the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer. It secured at least 33 of the 57 parliamentary seats being contested, the national electoral commission says. A party needs 29 seats to take power. Opposition group Umbrella for Democratic Change has won 14 seats.

Inside the Taliban

bbc.co.uk — Nagieb Khaja makes a journey behind the Taliban front lines to reveal a hidden world.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @Anand_Gopal_: I just saw @NagiebK 's latest. Find a way to watch it. There's really no one else doing this kind of reporting in Afg bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @Anand_Gopal_: I just saw @NagiebK 's latest. Find a way to watch it. There's really no one else doing this kind of reporting in Afg bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @Anand_Gopal_: I just saw @NagiebK 's latest. Find a way to watch it. There's really no one else doing this kind of reporting in Afg bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04…

Beyond the Call of Duty

bbc.co.uk — President Obama insists there are no American combat troops in Iraq and Syria, and that there are no plans to deploy any. But we meet an American ex-military man who's gone to fight with the Kurds against
Oct 25, 2014

RT @CatrinNye: The Sikh Captain America walking around New York City in a bid to fight racism: bbc.in/1nB4M60 pic.twitter.com/HhHZbMWokG

Oct 25, 2014

RT @CatrinNye: The Sikh Captain America walking around New York City in a bid to fight racism: bbc.in/1nB4M60 pic.twitter.com/HhHZbMWokG

Oct 25, 2014

RT @CatrinNye: The Sikh Captain America walking around New York City in a bid to fight racism: bbc.in/1nB4M60 pic.twitter.com/HhHZbMWokG

Oct 25, 2014

RT @raju: The Sikh Captain America walking around New York City in bid to fight racism bbc.in/1nB4M60 pic.twitter.com/wPo1lQLH3u h/t @betonykelly

BBC World Service

bbc.co.uk — Wherever you are, you're never far from cricket, even a game played on concrete in Beruit
Oct 26, 2014

RT @BBCWorld: How's that? South Asians are never far from cricket -- even in a Beirut car park <bbc.in/1yzRjfP> http://t.co/6WGZRnK…