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VIDEO: Aerial video shows Australia prison riot

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:20
Heavily armed police have been sent to a prison on the outskirts of Melbourne following a major riot which officials say may be linked to a smoking ban which begins on Wednesday.
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Jungle death 'suspicious' says mother

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:12
The mother of a backpacker who was found dead a week after leaving for a jungle trek in Malaysia says she believes his death is "suspicious".
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Cardiff hosts Champions League final

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:09
The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff will be the host venue for the 2017 Champions League final, Uefa confirms.
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Eurozone inflation slows to 0.2%

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:08
The eurozone's inflation rate dipped slightly from 0.3% in May to 0.2% in June, remaining in positive ground, according to official figures.
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UK's economic growth revised up

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:05
The UK economy grew by 0.4% in first quarter of 2015, revised up from a previous estimate of 0.3%, official figures show.
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SMS pioneer Matti Makkonen dies

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:03
Matti Makkonen, who pioneered SMS technology and launched the worldwide sensation of texting, has died.
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Foo Fighters' US tour to go ahead

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 16:59
The band's US tour is going ahead despite frontman Dave Grohl breaking his right leg in Sweden earlier this month.
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Tsipras 'will quit if Greek vote lost'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 16:29
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras threatens to resign if the result of a snap referendum on Greece's debt crisis due on Sunday does not go his way.
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Asian shares up despite Greece fears

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 16:12
Stock markets in Asia rise, recovering some of the ground lost on Monday when markets were hit by worries over Greece.
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'Coasting schools' face tough targets

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 15:33
Hundreds of schools are being told to raise their exam results, under plans announced by the education secretary.
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Ukad confirms doping investigation

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 15:24
UK Anti-Doping confirms it is investigating claims about doping techniques allegedly used by coach Alberto Salazar.
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Sony in $3.6bn fund raising plan

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 15:22
Shares in struggling Japanese electronics giant Sony fall more than 8% after it announces plans to raise $3.6bn through a sale of shares and bonds.
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'IS car-bomb' strikes Yemen funeral

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 15:04
The Islamic State (IS) militant group say its Yemeni affiliate carried out a car-bombing at a funeral attended by Shia Houthi rebels in Sanaa, with many casualties.
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Mexico missing students inquiry delay

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 15:02
Investigators say they have been waiting for three months to interview Mexican soldiers over the disappearance last year of 43 students.
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VIDEO: Snail farm gathers pace in Africa

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 14:33
Giant African snails are being bred in the only snail farm in East Africa.
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VIDEO: Greece debt crisis in 90 seconds

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 13:58
The BBC's Ben Bland with a guide to the key numbers and issues in the Greek debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Does Ireland hold lessons for Greece?

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 13:34
Ireland came close to a Greek-style financial crisis after suffering economic problems in the eurozone - so how does it compare to Greece?
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Afghan fighters 'linked to Syria IS'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:18
Afghan fighters allied with Islamic State are in contact with the group's Syrian headquarters, a senior US commander says.
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Rebel leader held over India attack

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:54
India says it has arrested a rebel leader in connection with the killings of 20 of its soldiers in an ambush on a troop convoy in north-east India.
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VIDEO: Wildfires hit Washington state

BBC World News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:40
A series of major wildfires have been burning across thousands of acres of Washington state, over 120 miles (190km) east of Seattle.
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