The Chairman of the BBC Trust, Lord Patten, has said that the appointment of Tony Hall as new Director General of the BBC was based on his experience in news and being a "considerable figure" in the British cultural world.
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Finnish media say several people have been wounded in a stabbing in the city of Turku in western Finland.
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Julian Cadman, who is thought to have dual British-Australian nationality, became separated from his mother who was injured in the attack.