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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Village Roadshow Entertainment Secures $480 Million

You're probably thinking that you know everything there is to know about the Rooftop Concert Series You're saying to yourself, it started in 1986...

ROCH MARC CHRISTIAN KABORE ELECTED BURKINA FASO PRESIDENT

Source: BBC Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won presidential elections in Burkina Faso, the electoral commission says. It says Mr Kabore, a former prime minister, secured 53.5%...

NIGERIA’S DASUKI ‘ARRESTED OVER $2BN ARMS FRAUD’

SOURCE: BBC Nigeria's former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has been arrested for allegedly stealing $2bn (£1.3bn), his representatives say. Mr Dasuki is accused of awarding...

TANZANIA CIVIL SERVANTS LOCKED UP FOR LATENESS.

Source: BBC Rights activists in Tanzania have condemned the decision of a district commissioner to lock up civil servants for coming to work late. Paul Makonda ordered...

WORLD’S SECOND-LARGEST DIAMOND ‘FOUND IN BOTSWANA’

The world's second-largest gem quality diamond has been discovered in Botswana, the Lucara Diamond firm says. The 1,111-carat stone was recovered from its Karowe mine,...
Obama

5 million illegal immigrants in the U.S to escape deportation

Nearly five million people living illegally in the US can escape deportation under sweeping changes to the US immigration system. "Come out of the shadows...

UK gets first bus that runs on human excreta

The UK's first bus powered entirely by human and food waste has gone into service between Bristol and Bath. The 40-seat "Bio-Bus" runs on biomethane...

Rape of three-year-old girl shocks Afghans

Listless and silent, three-year-old Neelofar lies in the arms of her grandmother in the back of a taxi speeding towards the Afghan capital Kabul. A...

Ivory Coast soldiers end protests after government concessions

Disgruntled former rebels now serving in Ivory Coast's army have agreed to end a protest over back pay and overdue benefits, they said on...
Ebola Research

Ebola research receives $5.7m boost

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $5.7m towards a programme to increase production of experimental Ebola treatments in Guinea and other affected...

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