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US museum group bans selfie stick

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:09
The Smithsonian museum group in Washington DC has banned the fashionable photography aid, the selfie stick, to "protect visitors" in crowded conditions.
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Three-child benefit limit considered

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:44
The Conservatives are considering limiting child benefit to three children, which could save £300m a year in the long term, BBC Newsnight learns.
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VIDEO: Australia's wave of surfing profits?

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:34
Australia's multi-billion dollar surfing industry has been facing challenges since the global financial crisis, but things may be turning around for the sector.
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VIDEO: Is the US justice system racist?

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:24
Fifty years on from the march from Selma to Montgomery, civil rights activists maintain that many issues of equality remain unresolved.
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China shares down on growth target

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:17
Asian markets traded mostly lower on Thursday with the focus on China after the government set its official growth target at 7% for this year.
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'Wholesale change' urged in Ferguson

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:15
US Attorney General Eric Holder calls on police and courts in Ferguson, Missouri, to take immediate action after finding widespread racial bias.
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VIDEO: Chinese 'maternity tourism' to US

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:10
Many Chinese women are travelling to the US to give birth, a phenomenon known as maternity tourism.
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Ethiopian cinema focuses on prostitution

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:49
Director tackles social issues in Ethiopia without shame
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Is Venezuela losing faith in president?

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:39
Party faithful start to question Venezuela's president
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The campaign to rename Selma bridge

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:39
Why does famous Selma bridge bear name of a KKK leader?
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Leader of Mexico's Zetas cartel held

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:25
Omar Trevino Morales, the leader of Mexico's Zetas drugs cartel and one of the country's most wanted men, has been captured, security officials say.
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The online joke is on Islamic State

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:19
Do online parodies hurt or harm the extremists?
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'I, Russian Occupier': The hit propaganda film

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:43
Why Russian imperialism is good - according to a viral video
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Why has the Nobel Peace Prize chairman been demoted?

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:36
What lies behind Nobel Peace chairman's demotion?
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How Iran's feminist genie escaped

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:21
How Iran's revolution let a feminist genie out of its bottle
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Secondary ticket sites agree changes

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:02
Four secondary ticket-selling websites have agreed to be more transparent, following pressure from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
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Wind turbines take to the skies

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:01
Is wind power coming of age with new turbines?
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Argentine president case challenged

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 07:35
An Argentine prosecutor appeals against last week's decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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Villarreal 1-3 Barcelona (2-6 agg)

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 07:34
Barcelona will meet Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final after sealing a 6-2 aggregate win over Villarreal.
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Thursday's gossip column

BBC World News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 07:33
Falcao made to wait on future, Simeone wants Man City job, Danilo to reject Man Utd, plus more.
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