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Turkish officials 'lift Twitter ban'

April 3, 2014 - 1:06pm
The Turkish authorities lift a much-criticised ban on Twitter following a ruling by the constitutional court.
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Sri Lanka beat Windies to reach final

April 3, 2014 - 1:05pm
Sri Lanka reach the World Twenty20 final with a 27-run win over West Indies after a thunderstorm ends play early.
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Miller apologises and repays £5,800

April 3, 2014 - 1:05pm
Culture Secretary Maria Miller apologises "unreservedly" to MPs for her handling of an inquiry that ordered her to repay £5,800 in expenses.
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Vybz Kartel sentenced to life in prison

April 3, 2014 - 12:57pm
A jury found the 38-year-old, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, guilty for the death of an associate in March.
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'I lost 10 relatives to Ebola'

April 3, 2014 - 12:49pm
Man tells how Ebola devastated his family
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Nato's Europe plans alarm Russia

April 3, 2014 - 12:38pm
Moscow is pressing Nato to explain its plans to enhance its military presence in Eastern Europe, following Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
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Nigella 'invited to apply for US visa'

April 3, 2014 - 12:33pm
The US Embassy in the UK have told Newsbeat they are inviting celebrity chef Nigella Lawson to apply for a working visa after reports she was blocked from flying to States
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'Police snipers' shot Kiev activists

April 3, 2014 - 12:13pm
Ukraine's special police were behind the killings of dozens of anti-government protesters in Kiev in February, an initial government inquiry finds.
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