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Drinking water 'no hangover cure'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 14:02
Snacking or drinking water after a heavy night of drinking alcohol does not prevent a hangover, research on Dutch students suggests.
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Spieth misses cut and loses top spot

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 13:17
Jordan Spieth loses his world number one ranking to Rory McIlroy after missing the cut at The Barclays in New Jersey.
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Year-long 'Mars isolation' begins

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:57
A team of Nasa recruits begins a year-long isolation in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate life on Mars.
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VIDEO: Lava flows from volcano in Hawaii

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:48
A thick stream of lava has erupted from a newly formed opening on a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.
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VIDEO: How the BBC covered Hurricane Katrina

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:43
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina damaged much of New Orleans after high winds, heavy rains and floods from levees. Here's some of how the BBC reported from the city.
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Satellite image of IS destruction

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:24
A French satellite system pictures a pile of rubble where the ancient Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in Syria used to stand.
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UN warning over EU migrant deaths

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:23
The UN says "much more is required" to prevent fatalities among migrants fleeing to Europe, after hundreds are reported dead in recent days.
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Limit Chilcot legal advice cash - MP

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 09:22
The government should limit the amount of money spent on legal advice for politicians, officials and military figures as part of the Chilcot inquiry, a Tory MP says.
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Does Nigeria run better without a cabinet?

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 08:02
Does Nigeria run better without ministers?
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Life on street dividing Ukraine and Russia

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 08:00
Life on street dividing Ukraine and Russia
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Bhutan: Formerly the worst football team in the world

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 07:55
Tiny Bhutan thinks big after World Cup win
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Venezuela extends border closures

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 07:46
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro extends border closures with Colombia and deploys more troops, in an ongoing bilateral row.
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Ex-Sainsbury's boss slams Living Wage

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 07:44
Justin King, the former chief executive of Sainsbury's, says the National Living Wage will "destroy jobs".
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VIDEO: Image 'almost certainly Nazi train'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 07:33
A Polish official says ground-penetrating radar images have left him "99% convinced" that a World War Two German military train is buried near the south-western city of Walbrzych.
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Week in pictures: 22-28 August 2015

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 07:26
Our selection of top images from the past seven days
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How does Usain Bolt run so fast?

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 07:25
Does Usain Bolt move his legs faster than other sprinters?
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Funding call over veterans' care costs

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 07:03
Ministers must provide more funding to protect injured war veterans from spending compensation on social care costs, local authority leaders say.
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US man dies after petty theft arrest

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 06:39
A Virginia man arrested for stealing $5 (£3) worth of snacks dies in jail after being held there for more than three months.
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Sanctions threat over S Sudan truce

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 06:28
The UN warns warring sides in South Sudan they face an arms embargo and sanctions if they do not honour a truce due to come into force on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Syrian refugees: Journey across Europe

BBC World News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 06:09
Chris Buckler, Ed Thomas, and Tom Burridge report on the journeys made by Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe.
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