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Tracey Ullman returns in BBC comedy

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 05:27
Tracey Ullman is to return to the BBC with her own comedy series, some 30 years after she was a regular face on British TV.
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Gomis stable after fainting at Spurs

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 05:01
Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis is in a stable condition after fainting during their Premier League game at Tottenham.
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Oligarch given North Sea deadline

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 03:52
Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman has seven days to convince the UK government not to force him to sell newly acquired oil and gas assets in the North Sea.
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VIDEO: Cape Town wildfires from above

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 03:20
More than 100 South African firefighters are battling wildfires on the mountains around Cape Town.
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UK bomb plot suspect found guilty

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 03:17
A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US has been found guilty of plotting bomb attacks in several countries.
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VIDEO: Jawbone 'clue to first humans'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 03:08
A jawbone, thought to belong to one of the world's very first humans, has been found in Ethiopia.
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Stepbrother charged with Becky murder

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 02:54
Nathan Matthews, the stepbrother of missing Bristol 16-year-old Becky Watts, is charged with her murder.
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Blast hits Aleppo intelligence HQ

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 02:48
Dozens of Syrian security personnel and rebels have been killed in an attack on an intelligence facility in the city of Aleppo, activists say.
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Ukraine ex-minister held in Spain

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 02:40
Ukrainian former finance minister Yuri Kolobov, who is wanted for fraud, has been arrested in Spain, the interior ministry in Kiev says.
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EU to review policy on neighbours

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 02:26
The European Union is to review its policy towards neighbouring nations amid criticism of its handling of the crisis in Ukraine.
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EU puts off end to roaming charges

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 02:12
EU governments defy the European Parliament by deciding that roaming charges for mobile phone users should remain at least until the end of 2018.
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'First human' discovered in Ethiopia

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 02:01
Scientists working in Ethiopia have uncovered a jawbone fossil which may push the origin of humans back 400,000 years.
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BBC DJ criticises Radio 1 diversity

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 01:51
BBC radio presenter Nihal criticises diversity at Radio 1 and 1Xtra, claiming "nothing has changed" since Greg Dyke called the BBC "hideously white" in 2001.
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US high court divided over Obamacare

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 01:31
The US Supreme Court appears sharply divided over a healthcare law challenge that could threaten health insurance for eight million Americans.
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Lesotho opposition forms government

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 01:01
Five opposition parties in Lesotho form a coalition government after snap elections, called after a failed coup, did not produce an outright winner.
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ODI triple century possible - Clarke

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 01:00
A batsman could soon score 300 in a one-day international, according to Australia captain Michael Clarke.
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Mugabe sued over party sackings

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 00:56
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is sued for wrongful dismissal by two former allies, accused of supporting an assassination attempt against him.
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Trust boss moots external regulator

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 00:40
The chair of the BBC Trust suggests an external regulator could take over its role as overseer of the corporation.
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Ukraine hunger strike pilot 'OK'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 00:37
Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko says she feels "OK" despite spending 82 days on hunger strike in prison in Russia.
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VIDEO: Pakistan 'holds the key to talks'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 00:21
Pakistan's defence minister has told the BBC that his country will do whatever it can to bring the Afghan-Taliban to talks with Afghanistan's government.
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