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Wiggins wins world time trial title

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:34
Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins clinches his first road world title with a thrilling time trial victory at the World Championships in Spain.
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Trinity Mirror in phone-hack payout

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:23
Trinity Mirror admits for the first time that some of its journalists were involved in phone hacking as it agrees to pay compensation to four people.
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Japan increases sanctions on Russia

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:20
Japan imposes additional sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis as tension rises over their own territorial dispute.
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India coal scandal permits scrapped

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:10
India's top court scraps almost all coal mining permits awarded since 1993 in a corruption scandal which has cost the country tens of billions of dollars.
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Nigeria MPs probe arms deal cash

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:09
Nigeria's MPs are investigating how $9.3m (£5.7m) of government money - allegedly earmarked for an arms deal - ended up on a private jet in South Africa.
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Blackberry rethinks the keyboard

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:00
Blackberry launches a wide-screened smartphone whose innovative keyboard features push keys that can also recognise gesture controls.
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VIDEO: First look at Blackberry Passport

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 22:00
The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones takes a look at Blackberry's latest smartphone, which it calls Passport.
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India Mars mission arrives in orbit

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:53
India becomes the fourth nation to put a satellite into orbit around Mars, as Mangalyaan arrives to study the Red Planet's atmosphere.
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Why India's Mars mission is so cheap - and thrilling

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:44
Why Indian mission costs less than a Hollywood movie
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Pimco fund probed by US authorities

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:31
An investment fund run by financial giant Pimco, is being investigated over allegations that managers inflated returns.
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Art show called off after protests

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:22
A controversial art performance featuring black actors in a recreation of a "human zoo" is called off after protests at its opening night in London.
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VIDEO: Refugees 'crossing back into Syria'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 20:49
The BBC's Rami Ruhayem says after witnessing thousands of refugees fleeing IS militants in Syria over recent days, today he saw people crossing back into the country from Turkey.
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EU in biggest ever crime crackdown

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 20:37
Police forces in the European Union have made 1,000 arrests in their biggest-ever co-ordinated crackdown on organised crime, Europol announces.
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Reports of bent iPhones spread

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 20:24
Experts are divided about whether Apple should respond to claims that its new iPhone models are prone to becoming misshapen if carried in pockets.
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VIDEO: The impact of Ebola on family life

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 20:22
Abba Abashi a Liberian-Nigerian student in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has been speaking with the BBC about his efforts to maintain contact with family members in Liberia
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Ryder Cup captains try out pairings

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 20:12
Paul McGinley and Tom Watson give clues to their opening pairings with the make-up of Wednesday's practice groups.
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VIDEO: IS 'trafficking Yazidi women for sex'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 20:02
More than 3,000 Yazidi women and children have been captured by Islamic State militants and are being trafficked for sex, the BBC learns.
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Uganda 'cannot host cricket event'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 19:56
Uganda cannot host a six-nation ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament because of security concerns, cricket's governing body says.
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Abu Qatada cleared of terror charges

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 19:42
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada is freed from prison after a Jordanian court rules there was insufficient evidence to convict him of terrorism offences.
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Tesco being monitored by regulator

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 19:33
Tesco is being monitored by the UK's accountancy watchdog, following Monday's admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
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