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Fearne Cotton broadcasts final show

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 21:19
Dave Grohl, Ricky Gervais and Chris Martin pay tribute to DJ Fearne Cotton as she broadcasts her final show on Radio 1.
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Tobacco firms challenge packaging law

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:47
British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.
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VIDEO: The liberal Turkish city trying to keep life secular

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:45
The governing Turkish AK party is pushing for a fourth term in office in the face of criticism from opponents that it is trying it to stifle dissent - Mark Lowen gets the view from Izmir.
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Google patents 'creepy' cuddly toys

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:37
A patent reveals that Google has looked into making internet-connected toys that would link up to its servers to control smart devices in the home.
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South Korea 'nut rage' woman freed

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:31
Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a court appeal.
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On the trail of Thailand's human traffickers

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:27
On the trail of Thailand's people traffickers
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VIDEO: The Hezbollah site taken from Islamist rebels

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:23
Middle East correspondent Jim Muir reports from a strategic site on Lebanon's border with Syria which was recently captured by Hezbollah forces from the al-Nusra Front.
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Kahlo's home recreated in New York

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:16
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.
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Finland instructs 900,000 reservists

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:12
Finland sends letters to nearly a million reservists to remind them of their duties in case of combat, officials tell the BBC.
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Wembley WW2 bomb poses 'risk to life'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:05
A 110lb unexploded World War Two bomb found by builders near Wembley Stadium poses a "risk to life", the Army says.
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Key Iraq-Syria crossing 'falls to IS'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:38
Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing with Iraq, after taking ancient Palmyra.
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German pilots may get spot medicals

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:34
Germany's Lufthansa considers random medical checks on pilots, to help prevent any future disaster like the Germanwings crash.
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Gurlitt painting up for auction

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:25
A Max Liebermann painting from the collection of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt is to go up for auction next month.
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Huge audience for Letterman finale

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:21
After a 33-year career, The Tonight Show host David Letterman's goodbye attracts more than 13 million viewers
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Jayalalitha set to return to power

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:15
Jayaram Jayalalitha is set to return as the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.
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'Hope' for Nigeria death-row troops

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:12
Nigeria's incoming president may review the death sentences of 66 soldiers convicted for refusing to fight Boko Haram, a lawyer for some of them tells the BBC.
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Luiz dismisses 'virgin' reports

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 17:58
Paris St-Germain defender David Luiz accuses the media of a lack of respect after dismissing reports he is a virgin.
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McIlroy 'angry' as Molinari leads

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 17:32
Rory McIlroy, six strokes behind leader Francesco Molinari, admits to getting "angry" at the PGA Championship.
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Government borrowing falls to £6.8bn

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 17:26
UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.
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Rodgers expects Sterling to stay

BBC World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 17:21
Brendan Rodgers says he expects Raheem Sterling to see through the remaining two years of his contract.
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