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The bank account that gives you a shock

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 07:01
One British firm is seeking to put the buzz back into budgeting by giving bank customers an electric shock if they overspend.
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Tear gas fired at Venezuela protest

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 05:02
Venezuelan police fire tear gas against anti-government protesters demanding a recall referendum on embattled President Nicolas Maduro.
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Diamond fetches record auction price

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 05:01
A diamond known as the Oppenheimer Blue sets a new auction record, reaching a price of $50.6m (£34.7m) at Christie's in Switzerland.
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Man charged over boxing weigh-in murder

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 04:43
A man appears in court in Dublin charged with murdering a man at a boxing weigh-in event.
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Gun that killed Trayvon Martin 'sold'

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 04:41
The handgun used to kill Trayvon Martin is sold in a private auction, according to the website that hosted the sale.
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Freed Chibok girl reunited with family

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 03:44
The first of the missing Nigerian schoolgirls to be rescued since her capture two years ago has an emotional reunion with her mother.
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VIDEO: Clashes at anti-violence rally

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 03:01
A police car has been torched in central Paris as officers demonstrated against the mob violence directed at them during anti-labour reform protests.
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VIDEO: 'Venezuela is incredibly tense'

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 02:59
Venezuelan police have fired tear gas against anti-government protesters in Caracas - Wyre Davies was covering the protest as it turned violent.
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Chinese businessman agrees Villa deal

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 02:33
Chinese businessman Dr Tony Xia agrees a deal to buy Aston Villa for £60m following their relegation to the Championship.
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Macedonia scraps election amid turmoil

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 02:30
Macedonia's June election is postponed after the constitutional court intervenes in a political crisis that has rocked the Balkan republic.
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What has gone wrong in Venezuela?

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 02:02
What's gone wrong in Venezuela?
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Iraq forces retake western town from IS

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 01:35
Iraqi government forces have regained control of a remote western town from the jihadist group Islamic State (IS), the prime minister says.
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Afghanistan to strike deal with Hekmatyar

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 01:32
Afghanistan's government signs draft agreement with the Hezb-e-Islami militant group, led by notorious militant Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.
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First Chibok girl found in Nigeria

BBC World News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 01:16
One of the 219 missing Chibok schoolgirls is found in Nigeria, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago.
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Knox sues Italy for murder case 'abuse'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 23:57
The European Court of Human Rights allows Amanda Knox to make a legal complaint against Italy's investigation of the murder of Meredith Kercher.
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LGBT groups barred from UN meeting

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 23:47
A group of 51 Muslim countries has blocked LGBT rights organisation from attending a United Nations conference on ending Aids next month.
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UAE 'fines' suspicious phone-check wife

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 23:17
A woman in the UAE is reportedly fined and deported under a cybercrime law after checking her husband's phone for evidence of an affair.
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Scores missing after Sri Lanka mudslide

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 21:51
Rescuers in central Sri Lanka are searching for scores of people missing after massive landslides caused by days of heavy rain.
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Auschwitz exhibit reveals hidden jewels

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 20:47
A gold ring and necklace have been discovered hidden beneath the fake base of an enamel cup, which has been kept at the museum in Auschwitz for 70 years.
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Palestinian museum opens minus exhibits

BBC World News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 20:18
Palestinian leaders formally open a new national museum in the occupied West Bank, even though it does not yet have any exhibits.
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