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Turkish soldiers stand guard on the Turkish-Syrian border near Suruc, 22 September Turkey clamps down on Syria border

Turkey closes most of its border crossings with Syria after the entry of at least 130,000 Kurd refugees, as IS militants approach a key Syrian town.

Business

Air France check-in, Nice

Air France halts budget airline plan

Air France has said it is suspending until December its plan to develop its budget carrier, Transavia, in an effort to end a pilots' strike over the move.

Sport

Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton 'not thinking about title'

Lewis Hamilton insists the World Championship was not on his mind, despite taking the lead for the first time in four months.

Video

Remains of cars and other debris can be seen of the parking lot outside the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya - 26 September 2013

Westgate mall attack - in 60 seconds

At least 67 people were killed when suspected militants attacked the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya in September 2013. BBC News explains the attack, and its fallout.

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Earth

Battle of the ants

Battle of the ants

Which is the most notorious ant species on earth?

Capital

Fun or folly? Working on the side

Fun or folly? Working on the side

Before you start a weekend business, ask yourself these questions

Autos

Ten quintessentially British cars

Ten quintessentially British cars

From Aston to Rolls, a loving look

Culture

The secret towns the world forgot

The secret towns the world forgot

Haunting images of a Soviet past

Future

Secrets of the aircraft boneyards

Secrets of the aircraft boneyards

The vast storage sites for surplus planes

Travel

The world’s healthiest cities

The world’s healthiest cities

Five places where you might just live longer

BBC America

Words & Wanderlust

The end of a wandering way of life?

The end of a wandering way of life?

When world-wandering writer Candace Rose Rardon spent a week with the nomadic Moken off Thailand’s coast, she began to understand how travel and home intersect.

Taste of tomorrow

Supermarket shopping

The mind games of supermarkets

You’re often manipulated to buy at the supermarket. Now hidden design tricks can sway you to pick healthier food without realising, says Veronique Greenwood.

Careers

Wine tanks

Six catastrophic intern gaffes

From bringing an airport to a standstill to an accident that triggered a wine 'explosion', BBC Capital found mortifying examples of intern work gone awry.

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