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'No hiding' from abuse failures

BBC World News - 2 hours 3 min ago
There is "no hiding" from the failures of authorities in Oxfordshire where young girls were groomed, a retired detective tells Newsnight.
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FA wants Team GB sides at Rio 2016

BBC World News - 2 hours 5 min ago
The Football Association is planning to enter men's and women's Great Britain teams at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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Singapore 'world's priciest city'

BBC World News - 2 hours 27 min ago
For the second year running, Singapore tops the list as the world's most expensive city to live in, says the Economist Intelligence Unit.
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Pakistan anti-vaccine parents held

BBC World News - 2 hours 31 min ago
Hundreds of parents are arrested in north-west Pakistan for refusing to allow their children to be vaccinated against polio.
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VIDEO: BBC retraces Selma rights march

BBC World News - 2 hours 37 min ago
America is closing in on the 50th anniversary of one of the seminal moments of the country's civil rights movement, the march from Selma to Montgomery.
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Tinder to charge over-28s more

BBC World News - 3 hours 5 min ago
Dating app Tinder announces it will charge the over-28s nearly four times as much for its premium features as it does younger users in the UK.
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US markets reach all-time highs

BBC World News - 3 hours 15 min ago
US stocks hit record levels, with both the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 closing at all-time highs and the Nasdaq breaking the 5,000 barrier for the first time in 15 years.
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Iraq 'seizes districts from IS'

BBC World News - 3 hours 40 min ago
Iraqi forces say they have retaken some districts around Tikrit in their fight to recapture the strategic city from Islamic State.
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England footballer in sex arrest

BBC World News - 3 hours 40 min ago
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is arrested on suspicion of sex with a 15-year-old girl, and later released on bail.
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Castro's revolutionary lover dies

BBC World News - 3 hours 55 min ago
Natalia Revuelta, who supported Fidel Castro when he was planning his insurgency and became his lover, has died at the age of 89 in Havana.
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EU 'mediating' Greece bailout row

BBC World News - 5 hours 10 min ago
The European Commission says it is trying to maintain EU unity after Greece accused Spain and Portugal of conspiring against it in bailout talks.
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Mother knew Emwazi's voice on video

BBC World News - 5 hours 10 min ago
The mother of Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi says she immediately recognised his voice when she heard him on a hostage video released by Islamic State.
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VIDEO: Hidden victims of the Ebola crisis

BBC World News - 5 hours 19 min ago
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed almost 10,000 people, but it appears the number of people dying from the virus is finally slowing down.
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Burundi dissident escapes from jail

BBC World News - 5 hours 24 min ago
Leading Burundian dissident, Hussein Radjabu, escapes from a prison where he was serving a 13-year term for plotting against the state.
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Murder arrests in Becky Watts probe

BBC World News - 5 hours 28 min ago
Police arrest a man and woman on suspicion of murder in the investigation into the disappearance of teenager Becky Watts.
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France 'rebuked over smacking'

BBC World News - 5 hours 44 min ago
Europe's top rights watchdog is set to rule that France's guidance over spanking children is not sufficiently clear, Le Monde newspaper reports.
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Afghan president sacks police chiefs

BBC World News - 5 hours 53 min ago
Twenty-seven senior Afghan police officers are sacked as part an anti-corruption drive by President Ashraf Ghani.
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'No disrespect' in Netanyahu speech

BBC World News - 6 hours 3 min ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech to Congress is "not intended to disrespect" President Barack Obama.
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FBI sued for Boston bombing death

BBC World News - 6 hours 14 min ago
The family of a man who was killed by the FBI as agents investigated the Boston marathon bombings is suing the agency.
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Libya names Haftar as army chief

BBC World News - 6 hours 19 min ago
Libya's internationally recognised government in Tobruk names former controversial anti-Islamist Khalifa Haftar as the new head of the national army.
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