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UK aid leaves for Nepal on RAF plane

BBC World News - 3 hours 8 min ago
An RAF flight carrying UK aid and British Army Gurkhas is flying to Nepal, where the search continues for missing people, including many British and Irish nationals.
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Brazilian torture survivor dies

BBC World News - 3 hours 29 min ago
The sole political prisoner to survive a notorious torture centre in Brazil, whose testimony exposed abuses there, dies aged 72.
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New York dims lights to save birds

BBC World News - 3 hours 50 min ago
State of New York to turn off non-essential lights to try and prevent migratory birds becoming confused and fatally crashing into buildings.
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Police injured in Baltimore protests

BBC World News - 4 hours 5 min ago
Seven officers in the US city of Baltimore are injured and a state of emergency is declared as a store and vehicles are set alight during protests.
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Australian weds as execution looms

BBC World News - 4 hours 16 min ago
Convicted Australian drug smuggler Andrew Chan marries his girlfriend in Indonesia's prison, ahead of his expected execution.
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Child obesity may have 'two phases'

BBC World News - 4 hours 16 min ago
There may be two distinct child obesity epidemics - one among infants and one among adolescents - research suggests.
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The end of the 'bank' holiday?

BBC World News - 4 hours 38 min ago
They are the very definition of a public holiday. But the 144 year-old tradition of banks closing to guarantee everyone a day off may be on the way out.
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VIDEO: Thousands sleep on Nepal streets

BBC World News - 5 hours 26 min ago
Thousands of people are sleeping on the streets in Nepal, either because their homes are destroyed or they are too scared to return.
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VIDEO: Thousands march in Burundi protests

BBC World News - 5 hours 34 min ago
People in Burundi are continuing to protest over the president's plan to run for a third term.
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Dozens of Britons untraced in Nepal

BBC World News - 5 hours 45 min ago
Dozens of British and Irish people are among the missing, as the Disasters Emergency Committee announces an appeal to aid survivors of the Nepal earthquake.
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Apple returns more cash to investors

BBC World News - 5 hours 49 min ago
Technology giant Apple reports profits of $13.6bn for the first three months of 2015, and details plans to return more money to investors.
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VIDEO: Journey to remote quake epicentre

BBC World News - 5 hours 53 min ago
The epicentre of the earthquake which devastated Nepal, in the district of Gorkha, has suffered "terrible destruction".
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'Most Nepal troops' in quake effort

BBC World News - 6 hours 2 min ago
Nine out of 10 Nepalese troops are reportedly taking part in search and rescue operations after a massive earthquake that killed 4,000 people.
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Bosnia gunman 'kills police officer'

BBC World News - 6 hours 11 min ago
A gunman attacks a police station in Bosnia, killing an officer and injuring two others before being shot dead, officials say.
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Colorado cinema gunman 'was sane'

BBC World News - 7 hours 45 sec ago
A man who shot and killed 12 people in a cinema in 2012 was found sane by two experts immediately following the attack, prosecutors say.
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Bournemouth 3-0 Bolton Wanderers

BBC World News - 7 hours 7 min ago
Bournemouth all but seal their Premier League place as they go three points and 19 goals clear of Middlesbrough with one game left.
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Pro-Putin bikers blocked at border

BBC World News - 7 hours 10 min ago
Polish border guards block entry to 10 bikers described as members of a pro-Putin group seen as provocative by the Polish government.
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Google offers cash to Europe's media

BBC World News - 7 hours 11 min ago
Google pledges €150m to support news organisations' efforts to earn money from their online coverage.
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'Gang threat' to Baltimore police

BBC World News - 8 hours 13 min ago
Baltimore police say rival gangs have formed alliances to "take-out" officers, as thousands pay tribute to a man who died in police custody.
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VIDEO: Chernobyl fox makes sandwich

BBC World News - 8 hours 37 min ago
A fox in Chernobyl has made a large sandwich using cold meats and bread fed to him by a radio crew in the area.
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