BBC News 20 October 2014 Last updated at 05:17

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Barroso appeals to pro-EU BritonsJose Manuel Barroso

The outgoing European Commission president is to call on pro-European politicians in the UK to make a more positive case for staying in the EU.

Hercules C130 dropping supplies (FILE PHOTO)US drops arms to Kurds battling IS

US military aircraft drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling IS militants in the key Syrian town of Kobane.

Pills on a palmUntested drugs bill a step closer

A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.

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