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Scans reveal hidden Leonardo works

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 00:01
Leonardo Da Vinci painted three versions of his famous painting The Lady with an Ermine, a French scientist discovers.
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Film art dominates Turner Prize show

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 00:00
Visitors to this year's Turner Prize 2014 exhibition will find themselves spending much of their time watching films in semi-darkness.
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Protesters defiant amid HK stand-off

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 23:59
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters block Hong Kong's streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals to leave.
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Man 'taken hostage' in Brazil hotel

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 23:57
A hotel in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia, is evacuated after a man apparently takes an employee hostage at gunpoint.
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Lloyds fires eight staff over Libor

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 23:43
Lloyds Banking Group dismisses eight staff members following an investigation into the manipulation of some key interest rates set in London.
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Spanish official stabbed in Sudan

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 23:41
Police in Sudan say a Spanish embassy official has been found stabbed to death at his home in the capital, Khartoum.
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Mogadishu residents 'feeling safer'

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 23:36
Residents of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, are feeling safer and more optimistic than they were a year ago, a survey says.
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Migrant deaths in Med pass 3,000

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 23:27
The International Organization for Migration finds that a record 3,072 migrants have died crossing the Mediterranean so far this year.
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Clarke rift will not sway McGinley

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 23:16
Paul McGinley says his relationship with Darren Clarke will not influence the appointment of Europe's next Ryder Cup captain.
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IS and Iraq battle over key town

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:50
Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, appear to have halted advancing Islamic State (IS) militants in a key town near Baghdad.
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Monday's gossip column

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:30
Liverpool chase Hamsik, Hazard vows to stay at Chelsea, Valencia keen on Mata, Young could move from Old Trafford, plus more.
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VIDEO: Turkey stops Kurds from Syria fight

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:21
The refugee crisis from Kobane in Syria has revived tensions between the Turkish government and Turkish Kurds, as Turkey prevents Kurds from leaving the country to fight against Islamic State in Syria.
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Mad Men's Hamm to star in Black Mirror

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:15
Mad Men star Jon Hamm is to star in the Christmas special of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror.
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Mexico students missing after rally

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:08
A search is under way for dozens of Mexican students after they clashed with police at a protest in the southern town of Iguala.
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Canada body parts murder trial opens

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:03
The trial of a Canadian man accused of killing his lover and sending parts of his body in the post to political figures opens in Montreal.
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German asylum centre abuse probed

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 22:01
German police investigate reports that refugees were abused by staff at an asylum centre in the western town of Burbach.
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EU to decry Apple's Irish tax deal

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:33
The EU is expected to accuse Apple of benefiting from illegal state aid through its tax arrangements in Ireland.
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VIDEO: HK protesters defy calls to leave

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:19
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters are blocking Hong Kong's streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals from officials to leave.
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VIDEO: Ghani inaugurated as Afghan president

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:01
Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, is sworn in at a ceremony in Kabul.
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Memorial for stab death teacher

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:59
Tributes are paid to a teacher who was stabbed to death at a school in Leeds by her family, friends and civic dignitaries at a memorial service attended by hundreds.
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