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Long-serving Boston mayor dies 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:30:03 GMT 
    Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.


Woolf steps down from abuse inquiry 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:58:06 GMT 
    Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC.


Labour 'to replace Lords with senate' 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:58:53 GMT 
    Ed Miliband says that Labour would replace the House of Lords with an elected senate if the party won the general election in May 2015.


Firefighters strike over pensions 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:17:20 GMT 
    Firefighters across England begin a four-day strike in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.


Warmest UK Halloween on record 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:28:19 GMT 
    This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.


Day in pictures: 30 October 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:25:12 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 30 October


Day in pictures: 29 October 
  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:07:03 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 29 October


Day in pictures: 28 October 
  Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:03:14 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 28 October


Bolshoi behind bars 
  Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:44:58 GMT 
    Costumes on show at a former prison


Day in pictures: 27 October 
  Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:59:55 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 27 October


Week in pictures: 18-24 October 2014 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:02:34 GMT 
    Top news images from 18-24 October


Day in pictures: 23 October 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:36:21 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 23 October


Your pictures: Steps 
  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:11:23 GMT 
    Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"


Love to Patrick 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:59:58 GMT 
    The official who enraged his boss by sending 'Love to Patrick'


Are Corsica's days of militants and the mafia over? 
  Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:01:14 GMT 
    Are Corsica's days of the mafia and militants over?
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