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VIDEO: Anger over Maggi noodles withdrawal

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 20:59
India's food safety regulator bans the production of Nestle's Maggi instant noodles over fears about their safety.
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VIDEO: China police block BBC filming at protest

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 20:40
Relatives of missing passengers who were on board the Chinese cruise ship that sank on Monday stage a protest.
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Romania PM quizzed over corruption

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:58
Romanian prosecutors question Prime Minister Victor Ponta over alleged forgery, tax evasion and money-laundering.
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Library finds 'missing' art in library

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:50
Artworks by Rembrandt and Durer reported missing from Boston Public Library are found, in the library.
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Homer's Iliad to become online epic

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:42
One of the ancient world's longest poems, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of a festival celebrating ancient Greek culture.
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VIDEO: Wounded by razor-sharp shrapnel

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:28
Civilians are once again coming under bombardment in east Ukraine, where the conflict reignited this week with the use of heavy weapons.
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Malala suspects 'secretly acquitted'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:25
Eight of the 10 men reportedly jailed for the attempted assassination of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai were actually acquitted, it emerges.
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Elche demoted after unpaid tax

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:17
Elche are demoted from La Liga because of unpaid tax debts and Eibar replace them in Spain's top flight next season.
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Gatwick oil reserves '70% higher'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:12
The amount of oil in the Gatwick airport area could be about 70% more than previously estimated, an exploration company says.
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Court backs France over right to die

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:51
The European Court of Human Rights allows France to take a paralysed man off life support, in a case which divides his family.
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1,000 gas cylinders at site of blaze

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:48
An eyewitness hears gas canisters exploding at a fire which has broken out at a mattress recycling unit.
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Lloyds fined £117m over PPI handling

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:46
State-backed Lloyds Banking Group is fined a record £117m by the City watchdog for mis-handling payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints.
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Ex-All Black Collins killed in crash

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:45
Ex-All Black flanker Jerry Collins and wife Alana die in a car crash in France, with their daughter in a critical condition.
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Injuries in Italy subway collision

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:31
Two subway trains collide in the Italian capital Rome, injuring at least 12 people, although none are reported to be serious, reports say.
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Immigrants found in four port lorries

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:22
Arrests are made after 68 suspected illegal immigrants, including two pregnant women and 15 children, are found inside four lorries at a port in Essex.
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Disability benefit delay 'unlawful'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:03
A delay in paying welfare benefits to two disabled people was "unlawful" but did not breach their human rights, the High Court rules.
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British Museum 'guarding' Syria loot

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:42
The British Museum is guarding a precious artefact that was looted from Syria, in the hope of returning it when the country is stable.
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Eye injury forces Kieswetter to quit

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:42
Somerset and England wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter announces his retirement from cricket aged 27 because of an eye injury.
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Rower Glover could retire after Rio

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:34
Olympic champion rower Helen Glover says she could retire after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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South Korea row over Mers scare

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:34
A row has broken out between South Korean government officials over their handling of an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers).
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