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Channel apologises for 'sexist' quiz

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 15:00
Australia's Channel 10 apologises for a "sexist" question on the Family Feud quiz asking contestants to "name a woman's job".
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Thursday's gossip column

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 14:48
Arsenal want Hummels, Lampard set to depart, Guardiola eyes Man Utd job, Cleverley could return
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Players 'don't worry about prices'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 14:34
BBC Sport pundit Robbie Savage says the cost of attending football is "not something most players are ever going to worry about".
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Obama: Ebola risk very low in US

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 14:06
President Obama plays down the chance of an Ebola outbreak in the US as a top UN official warns of a looming food crisis in West Africa.
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Hamilton wants better wet tyres

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 14:01
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel call for better wet-weather tyres to reduce the danger of racing in the rain.
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AbbVie board turns against Shire deal

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:59
US drug firm AbbVie recommends that its shareholders vote against a £32bn takeover of UK rival Shire following new tax rules announced by the US Treasury.
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VIDEO: Serbian & Albanian FAs charged by Uefa

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:43
Football's European governing body has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Serbian and Albanian football associations following violence at a match
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VIDEO: Is Libya becoming a failed state?

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:38
The BBC's Tim Whewell gets rare access to Libya's government which is trying to hold the country together from its base in a 1970s hotel
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Ulster Orchestra 'may face closure'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:13
The Ulster Orchestra will be forced to close by the end of the year unless it receives £500,000 in emergency funding, its chairman warns.
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Polls close in Mozambique elections

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:07
Votes are counted in Mozambique, with the governing Frelimo party facing its closest-ever challenge from Renamo, its rival in peace and war.
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Fresh scuffles in central Hong Kong

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:42
Police and protesters in Hong Kong scuffle for a second night as a group of demonstrators try to re-occupy a main road near government buildings.
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Mistakes 'costing NHS billions'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:18
Basic mistakes in hospitals in England cost the NHS up to £2.5bn a year, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to say.
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Mistakes 'costing NHS billions'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:18
Basic mistakes in hospitals in England cost the NHS up to £2.5bn a year, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to say.
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VIDEO: Plato inspires Paris sculptures

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:46
French sculptor Etienne has unveiled his new collection of seven works which are inspired by the philosophy of Plato and, he says, invoke beauty, truth and kindness.
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Neil Patrick Harris to host Oscars

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:35
The star of television comedy "How I Met Your Mother" describes hosting the 87th Academy Awards in 2015 as a "bucket list dream come true".
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Neil Patrick Harris to host Oscars

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:35
The star of television comedy How I Met Your Mother describes hosting the 87th Academy Awards in 2015 as a "bucket list dream come true".
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Police chief warns of more abuse cases

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:16
More child sexual exploitation scandals like the one in Rotherham will emerge in the coming months, a police chief says.
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Ebola survivors struggle for acceptance

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:43
Survivors beat the odds but remain in isolation
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Russia's gas fight with Ukraine

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:03
Why did Russia cut off Ukraine's gas and will it turn it back on?
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Netflix shares plunge on slow growth

BBC World News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:56
US shares of Netflix, the world's largest video streaming service, plunged on Wednesday after it reported fewer subscribers than forecast.
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