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Hamilton top in sweltering practice

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 21:39
Lewis Hamilton beats Nico Rosberg in second practice at the German Grand Prix, but Red Bull edge closer to Mercedes.
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'Islamist ethos agenda in schools'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 21:21
A leaked report into the alleged "Trojan Horse" schools plot in Birmingham finds an agenda to introduce an "aggressive Islamist ethos" into some schools.
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Malaysia Airlines' future in doubt

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 21:05
Shares in Malaysia Airlines closed down 11% following the crash of flight MH17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, raising questions about the airline's future.
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Ethiopia bloggers on terror charges

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 21:00
Human rights groups criticise an Ethiopian court's decision to charge with terrorism nine journalists and bloggers in detention since April.
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UN warns on surveillance 'dangers'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:56
Too many governments are "rubber-stamping" mass surveillance programmes, warns the United Nations human rights watchdog.
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Berlusconi sex conviction overturned

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:48
Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi wins his appeal against a conviction for paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
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Day in pictures: 18 July 2014

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:35
A selection of striking images from around the world
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Which conflict zones do planes fly over?

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:14
How often do planes fly over conflict zones?
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Cook fails again against India

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 19:51
England captain Alastair Cook again fails with the bat, extending his run of innings without a Test hundred to 26.
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Ben Whishaw cast as new Paddington

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 19:40
James Bond star Ben Whishaw is cast as the voice of Paddington in the upcoming film about the Peruvian bear.
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Mandela memorabilia under the hammer

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 19:06
An auction of items signed by South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela raises $160,000 for charity - less than anticipated.
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German artist Otto Piene dies aged 86

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:50
German artist Otto Piene, known for his colourful paintings and gigantic open-air sculptures, has died at the age of 86.
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Chelsea's Ba in £4.7m Besiktas move

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:48
Chelsea striker Demba Ba passes medical and completes a £4.7m move to 13-time Turkish champions Besiktas.
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Nigeria's $1bn military loan delayed

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:45
Nigeria's National Assembly breaks up for a two-month recess, meaning approval for a $1bn loan to help the military fight Boko Haram must wait.
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Asian shares fall on plane crash

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:43
Most Asian shares fell on Friday after a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people crashed in eastern Ukraine on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.
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MTR wins £1.4bn Crossrail franchise

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:25
The £1.4bn contract to run the Crossrail franchise through London from 2018 has been awarded to Hong Kong-based MTR Corporation, Transport for London (TfL) has announced
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Apple criticised over in-app cash

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:22
Apple is criticised by the European Commission for not offering any "concrete and immediate" plans to stop users being misled by "free" apps.
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Celtic learn possible Euro opponents

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:22
Celtic will face Legia Warsaw or St Patrick's Athletic if they reach the Champions League third qualifying round.
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Captain Lahm retires from Germany duty

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:21
Germany captain Philipp Lahm retires from international football after leading his side to victory at the 2014 World Cup.
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The Belgian fathers who lost their sons in Syria

BBC World News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:58
Pain of Belgian father who lost his son to Isis
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