Orthodox priest wounded in shooting in Lyon, attacker on the run, French police say

Issued on: 31/10/2020 – 17:53 An attacker armed with a sawn-off shotgun on Saturday wounded an Orthodox priest in a shooting in the French city of Lyon before fleeing, said

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PM set to announce month-long England lockdown

Boris Johnson is set to announce lockdown measures lasting a month in England, sources tell the BBC. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54763956

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Macron says ‘understands’ Muslims could be shocked by cartoons of Mohammad

Issued on: 31/10/2020 – 16:50 President Emmanuel Macron said that he could understand if Muslims were shocked by cartoons of the prophet Mohammad, as French authorities on Saturday sought to

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Arizona: Could shifting demographics turn a solid red state blue?

Once a solid Republican stronghold, Arizona is now up for grabs. This is due in part to changing demographics with an influx of new residents from more liberal states like

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US citizen freed after being abducted by gunmen in Niger

Issued on: 31/10/2020 – 15:26Modified: 31/10/2020 – 15:27 An American citizen kidnapped by gunmen in Niger earlier this week has been freed, the country’s defence minister told AFP on Saturday.

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Actor Sean Connery, best known for playing James Bond, has died at 90, his family tells the BBC

Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to dominate the silver screen for four

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PM to hold news conference as lockdown considered

You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54762048

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Another video of police violence in the Islamic Republic: ‘Iran’s George Floyd’

On October 24, a video published on Persian-language media showed Iranian police using tear gas and an electroshock weapon on a man who was handcuffed to a pole and could

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Life as a Democrat in the ‘reddest’ corner of America

Issued on: 31/10/2020 – 11:37 In the third in our series of reports on America’s forgotten voters, we are in Nebraska’s third congressional district where Donald Trump won 74 percent

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America votes, Europe awaits: How will the US election impact Europe?

Europeans may be preoccupied by their own troubles at home – but many minds are also focused on events across the Atlantic, with the US presidential election approaching on November

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