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Miliband vows 'house-by-house' fight

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 17:07
Ed Miliband wants Labour activists to hold "four million conversations" with voters before the election - but the Conservatives attack his party's spending plans.
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Shanghai shares reach five-year high

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 16:33
Mainland Chinese shares surged on Monday to their highest in five years, as Asian markets reopen for the first full week in 2015.
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Indian airports on hijack alert

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 16:21
Indian airports are on high alert after local intelligence reports warned security officials of a possible attempt to hijack an Indian airliner.
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Afghan leader queries exit deadline

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 16:19
The Afghan president says America's two-year deadline to pull out the last of its troops may need to be re-examined as Taliban attacks continue.
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Anderson beats Taylor to world title

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 16:12
Gary Anderson beats 16-time champion Phil Taylor 7-6 in a thrilling final to win his first PDC World Championship title.
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VIDEO: City of Lets: Paris holiday rental row

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 15:58
Authorities in Paris are so worried about the drain on residential property that they have taken drastic measures to bring holiday lets under control.
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New Year rice cakes kill nine in Japan

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 15:55
The traditional "mochi" rice cake causes nine people in Japan to choke to death.
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AirAsia 'black box' search resumes

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 15:55
The search for flight data recorders from crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501, and for its missing victims, resumes as weather conditions improve.
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BBC Sound Of 2015 countdown begins

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 15:16
London MC George the Poet takes fifth place in the BBC's Sound Of 2015 list, as the countdown to this year's winner begins.
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VIDEO: 'Window' to fight Australia fires

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 14:53
Firefighters in South Australia say weather conditions have eased allowing a short window to try to bring under control bushfires which have been burning for four days.
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VIDEO: High death toll of Egypt's roads

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 14:27
Egypt has one of the highest rates of road deaths in the world, according to the World Health Organization.
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VIDEO: AirAsia 'black box' search resumes

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 13:47
The search mission to find the flight data recorders from the crashed AirAsia passenger plane has resumed, as weather conditions improve over the Java Sea.
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Brewery apology over Gandhi beer can

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 13:44
An American brewery apologises for putting a picture of Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi on its beer cans, reports say.
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Taiwan ex-president granted parole

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 13:09
Former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian is to be released from prison after being granted one month of medical parole, the justice ministry says.
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Revenues double at China's Xiaomi

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:22
China's Xiaomi said it more than doubled its revenue in 2014, just a week after it was named the world's most valuable tech start-up.
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Australia PM in surprise Iraq visit

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:22
Prime Minister Tony Abbott reaffirms Australia's commitment to the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) during a surprise visit to Iraq.
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VIDEO: Kazakhs display eagle hunting skills

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 09:52
Ethnic Kazakhs in China's north-western Xinjiang autonomous region have been practising the traditional art of hunting with eagles.
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Venezuela leader seeks help over oil

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 09:08
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is beginning a tour to China and oil-producing countries as he tries to stem the impact of falling oil prices.
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US cities see rape kit results

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 08:15
The striking results of testing old US rape kits
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Life-saving baby screening expanded

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 08:11
Newborn babies across England will be screened for more rare, debilitating genetic diseases from Monday.
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