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EU extends sanctions against Russia

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 06:27
Foreign ministers from the EU agree in Brussels to extend existing sanctions against Russia until September but not to impose any new sanctions.
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Can a school demand your Facebook login?

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 06:25
School says it can ask for student's social media logins
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Google profits up nearly 30%

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 06:09
Internet giant Google reports fourth-quarter profits of $4.76bn, up nearly 30% from the same period a year before, but revenue misses Wall Street expectations.
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Congress approves Keystone pipeline

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 05:46
The US Senate passes a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, sending it to President Barack Obama's desk for a likely veto.
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Portugal gives Jews 'return rights'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 05:41
The Portuguese government grants citizenship rights to descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled from the country five centuries ago.
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BBC Pop Up: Behind the scenes

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 05:05
Stumbling across a one-man town that's off the map
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VIDEO: Aerial video after Mexico gas blast

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 03:59
A gas tank lorry has exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City causing dozens of casualties.
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Man missed lottery jackpot by seven seconds

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 03:32
Canada's Supreme Court says it will not hear the appeal of a Quebec man who missed a C$27m (£18m) lottery jackpot by seven seconds.
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VIDEO: Sanaa: 'We live in constant fear'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 03:14
Political instability, security fears and the fragile economy are adding to the misery of ordinary people in Yemen's capital.
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Denmark, Deutschland and deflation

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 03:06
Our economics correspondent Andrew Walker explains how developments in Germany and Denmark are hallmarks of strange times in the eurozone.
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VIDEO: IS hostage families make appeals

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 02:48
The families of a Japanese and a Jordanian hostage being held by Islamic State have made personal appeals for their safe return.
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'Lost' Constable work fetches £3.4m

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 02:43
A painting bought for £3,500 just 18 months ago sells at auction in New York for £3.4m after John Constable was confirmed as its creator.
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Jordan seeks proof pilot is alive

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 02:37
Jordan seeks proof a pilot held hostage by the Islamic State group is still alive, as efforts to negotiate a prisoner swap continue.
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Greece to seek 'common ground'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 02:22
European Parliament President Martin Schulz says Greece will seek "common ground" with its European partners after meeting Alexis Tsipras.
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Fugitive treasure hunter in court

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 02:14
Tommy Thompson appears in court after two years on the run, accused of cheating investors out of proceeds from a 19th century shipwreck haul.
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School tables branded a 'nonsense'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 02:00
Government school league tables are branded a "nonsense", after numerous changes to the way grades are recognised left more schools failing.
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Snow brings disruption to travellers

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 01:30
Snowstorms bring travel chaos to northern England, closing more than 300 schools, roads and airports.
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Costa to contest 'stamp' charge

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 01:09
Chelsea's Diego Costa will contest the violent conduct charge he faces over an alleged stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can.
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Morgan targets tri-series final spot

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 01:09
One-day captain Eoin Morgan believes earning a place in the tri-series final would add to England's World Cup confidence.
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Hezbollah 'wants no Israel conflict'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 01:07
Israel says it has received a message from Lebanese militant group Hezbollah indicating it opposes military escalation after lethal clashes.
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