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VIDEO: Record breaking heat across the globe

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:05
Unprecedented June heat breaks records in four continents across the globe. Darren Bett reports.
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Housing benefit 'savings considered'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:00
Ministers are considering forcing all housing benefit recipients to contribute towards their rent as part of efforts to save £12bn from the welfare bill, the BBC learns.
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French woman jailed for baby murders

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:53
A court in northern France sentences a woman to nine years in prison for killing eight of her newborn babies between over a decade.
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Wozniacki & Kvitova into third round

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:51
Defending champion Petra Kvitova and Caroline Wozniacki into the Wimbledon third round but Ekaterina Makarova is out.
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Feuding ukulele bands in court

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:50
A British ukulele band wins a High Court battle against a rival German-based group it accused of copying its act.
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Sesame Street's Maria to retire

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:49
Sonia Manzano, who has played Maria on the US children's programme Sesame Street for more than four decades, is retiring.
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US sees slower jobs growth in June

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:20
Weaker US employment figures and a fall in factory orders for May dampen expectations of an imminent interest rate rise.
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Deadly ferry sinking in Philippines

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:18
A passenger ferry carrying 173 people overturns outside the port of Ormoc in central Philippines, with at least 36 people reported killed.
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French court reverses Le Pen sacking

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:43
A French court cancels the suspension of France's Jean-Marie Le Pen from the National Front (FN), the far-right party he founded.
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False alarm at US Navy complex in DC

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:41
The US Navy Yard in Washington DC, site of a mass shooting in 2013, is given the all clear by police after reports of a gunman turn out false.
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Irish singer Val Doonican dies

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:20
Irish singer and TV entertainer Val Doonican dies aged 88.
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Murray races into Wimbledon last 32

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:15
Britain's Andy Murray reaches the third round at Wimbledon with a one-sided win over Dutchman Robin Haase on Court One.
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Brazil's U-turn on criminal age vote

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:14
In a U-turn from a previous vote, the lower house of Brazil's Congress approves a bill which could allow 16- to 18-year-olds to be tried as adults.
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BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:12
BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:12
BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Trump hotels examine card breach claim

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:07
The businessman's hotel chain is investigating reports that it was the object of a long-running credit card security breach.
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Carney devastated for Bassett

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:56
Karen Carney says she is "devastated" for England's Laura Bassett, who scored an own goal in the semi-final loss to Japan.
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Facebook to pay video clip creators

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:45
Facebook is to start sharing revenue from advertising with video creators.
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Eight held over Tunisia gun attack

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:31
Eight suspects, including a woman, remain in custody on suspicion of being linked to Friday's deadly attack in the Tunisian resort of Sousse, a minister says.
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Beat the heat: BBC reporters' tips

BBC World News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:00
BBC reporters share their secrets on how to keep cool
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