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Ukraine crisis: The factory that has been shelled 165 times

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:21
The Ukraine factory that has been shelled 165 times
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BBC Election debate draws 4.3 million

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:18
More than four million tune into the BBC's televised election debate, more than two million short of the previous debate on ITV.
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Men fined for burning marsupial

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:04
Two French tourists who filmed themselves burning an endangered quokka in Australia are given a fine for animal cruelty.
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Record £6bn order for Rolls-Royce

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:00
Rolls-Royce receives its largest order to date, worth £6.1bn ($9.2bn), to supply engines for Emirates airline A380 planes.
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US schools seek Apple iPad refunds

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 18:59
Schools in Los Angeles seek refunds from Apple and others over a $1.3bn (£870m) iPad-based education project that has gone awry.
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Jobless total lowest since July 2008

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 18:58
UK unemployment has fallen to its lowest rate since July 2008, official figures have shown.
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US troops to train Ukraine army

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:30
About 300 US paratroopers arrive in western Ukraine to train with Ukrainian forces - a move condemned by Russia.
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Greece police break up Athens sit-in

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:28
Police end a 19-day sit-in by anti-establishment protesters at Athens University, hours after clashes with protesters in the city.
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Tories push Miliband over SNP 'deal'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:24
David Cameron urges Ed Miliband to rule out co-operating with the SNP, after the Labour leader rejects any coalition deal during Thursday's TV debate.
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Phelps claims win on return from ban

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:30
Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte to win the 100m butterfly in his first race back from suspension.
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Branagh unveils new theatre company

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:30
Sir Kenneth Branagh is setting up a theatre company, with Dame Judi Dench, Rob Brydon and Lily James among stars set to perform in a season of plays.
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IMF praises UK economic strategy

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:11
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, endorses the UK coalition government's economic strategy, during a meeting in Washington.
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VIDEO: Antigua PM on cricket's economic boon

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:07
Prime Minister of Antigua Gaston Browne tells BBC Sport's Joe Wilson the first Test Match between West Indies and England is of ''significant'' benefit to Antigua's economy.
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Miliband and Sturgeon clash in debate

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:06
Labour's Ed Miliband clashes with Nicola Sturgeon in the latest televised election debate after the SNP leader says she would only support him if he could show he was "better than the Tories".
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Shock exit for National Theatre boss

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:47
Tessa Ross steps down as chief executive of the National Theatre just six months into the job.
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China 'building runway in Spratlys'

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:36
Satellite images show China is making progress on building an airstrip on a reef in disputed territory in the South China Sea, a report says.
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VIDEO: Freedoms and fears of the Uighurs

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:23
The BBC looks at why some Uighur communities can live freely in Kazakhstan, while others could never do so in China.
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Kashmiri separatist leader arrested

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:06
Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest a prominent separatist leader who they say has been responsible for encouraging his supporters to wave Pakistan flags in the valley.
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Japan and Australia lead Asia losses

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:48
Asian shares were ending the week mixed after a lacklustre lead from Wall Street following disappointing economic data.
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VIDEO: Star Wars fans greet trailer with glee

BBC World News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:46
Footage from the new Star Wars film has been included in a trailer shown at an official fan convention in California.
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