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Italy budget: European Commission demands changes

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For the first time, the European Commission tells a member state to change its national budget.

Khashoggi murder planned days ahead, says Turkey's Erdogan

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Turkey's president says the writer was killed in a "savage way" and demands the Saudis explain.

World markets slide amid investor fears

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Analysts say it is hard to pinpoint the fall on one factor, but blame general investor jitters.

Nasa photographs rectangular iceberg

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Nasa has released a striking photo of a rectangular iceberg floating in the Weddell Sea off Antarctica.

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Hurricane Willa: Mexico warns of 'extremely dangerous' storm

The "potentially catastrophic" Storm Willa will hit Mexico's west-central coast later on Tuesday.


US Republican's relatives say he is 'wrong choice' for Nevada

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A dozen family members of Republican Adam Laxalt pen an op-ed opposing his bid for governor.

George Soros: Bomb squad destroy explosive device near billionaire's home

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The FBI investigates after a package with "bomb components" is found at the billionaire's New York home.


Sandra Day O’Connor, US Supreme Court first woman justice, has dementia

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Justice O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the top court, says she is withdrawing from public life.


Mobile app data sharing 'out of control'

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Nearly 90% of apps on Google Play share data with Google parent Alphabet, researchers say.


Bolton says Russia's nuclear treaty warnings 'overheated'

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The world will not be endangered if the US pulls out of a missile deal with Russia, US National Security Adviser Bolton says.


Poisoned baby food: German jailed for attempted murder

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A 54-year-old man is sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison for attempted murder and extortion.


Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact'

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A Greek merchant ship dating back more than 2,400 years is found almost perfectly preserved.


World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens

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The $20bn bridge spanning 55km is an engineering marvel but has been dogged by safety issues and delays.


Trump and the facts about the migrant caravan

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Are "Middle Easterners" part of a convoy organised by Democrats? We asked our reporter on the ground.

Amy Schumer uses Meghan pic to announce pregnancy

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The comedian announced the news via a friend's Instagram story, and a photoshopped picture.


Why did this lioness kill the father of her cubs?

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We ask the experts to share their theories on why a lioness killed her zoo companion of eight years.

Trump vows to cut aid over migrant caravan

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The president continues his threats against the Central American nations as the convoy heads north.


Khashoggi death: US meets Saudi crown prince despite criticism

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The US treasury chief's meeting in Riyadh comes amid an outcry over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Ask America: How Americans think Trump affects their life

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We asked people from a dozen US states how they think Donald Trump has changed things for them.


Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal

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The US president says Russia has violated a key nuclear treaty, which he has threatened to abandon.

Monday, Oct 22

Theresa May says 95% of Brexit deal is done

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The prime minister tells MPs progress is being made, after days of speculation about her job.

Saudis now admit journalist murdered

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A senior minister blames a "rogue operation" as pressure mounts over the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

Russia nuclear treaty: Bolton in Moscow amid missile tensions

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The US is pulling out of a Cold War missile treaty as its top security adviser visits Moscow.

Dark disappearances: How Saudi critics keep going missing

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In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's death, BBC Arabic looks at how Saudi Arabia has dealt with its citizens who criticise it from abroad.

Sunday, Oct 21

Jamal Khashoggi death: UK, France and Germany challenge Saudis

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The UK, France and Germany demand urgent clarification on how Jamal Khashoggi died.

Russia nuclear treaty: Gorbachev warns Trump plan will undermine disarmament

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The ex-Soviet president says scrapping a Cold War missile deal will undermine nuclear disarmament.

Migrant caravan: Desperate members illegally cross into Mexico

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Honduran migrants are entering Mexico illegally as patience runs thin at the border with Guatemala.

The tip-off from a Nazi that saved my grandparents

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A Jewish tailor was advised to flee Denmark in 1943 by a German client. But why would this leading Nazi defy Hitler?

Saturday, Oct 20

President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty

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President Trump said the US will "terminate" a landmark 1987 deal over alleged Russian violations.

Amritsar: At least 59 dead as India train mows down crowd

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Victims were standing on the tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera.

Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal 'truth' on Saudi critic's death

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Turkey's threat comes as Saudi admits for the first time the journalist was killed - in a fistfight.

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudi Arabia says journalist killed in fight

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For the first time, Saudi Arabia admits the critic was killed and says 18 Saudis have been arrested.

Friday, Oct 19

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police search forest

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Turkish officials believe the Saudi journalist's body may have been disposed of outside Istanbul.

Trump hails body slamming Congressman Greg Gianforte in Montana

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A campaign group for journalists' safety is among those to call for the US president to apologise.

Royal tour: Harry and Meghan kick off their shoes on Bondi Beach

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex get into a group hug with surfers during a visit to the iconic beach.

China economy: Third quarter growth misses expectations at 6.5%

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Growth in the world's second-largest economy cooled as Beijing battles rising financial threats.

Thursday, Oct 18

Jamal Khashoggi case: Mnuchin and Fox quit Saudi summit

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This comes amid fears journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside a Saudi consulate in Turkey.

Brexit: EU ready to extend transition period

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Theresa May says both sides are determined to reach a deal, despite no major breakthrough.

Banksy: How Love is in the Bin's shredding did not go to plan

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The artist confirms the canvas was supposed to shred in full, not just partially.

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Last column published

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Jamal Khashoggi's column is published as search of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul continues.