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VIDEO: Bombers in historic Lincoln flypast

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 02:54
The world's only two flying Lancasters have been united with a Vulcan bomber in a formation flight described as a "never to be repeated" event
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Canada MP quits party over Gaza

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 02:24
A Canadian MP from Quebec quits the New Democratic Party, objecting to what she said was the party leader's pro-Israel stance on the conflict in Gaza.
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GCSE grades rise, but fall in English

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 02:08
Hundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE grades, with an overall rise in results despite changes to the exam system
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Russian returns imported French pate

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 02:00
Russian tourists have failed to bring home a supply of French pate from abroad, unaware they were flouting Moscow's food sanctions.
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Murray draws Haase in US Open

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 01:57
Andy Murray will play Robin Haase in the US open first round and could meet Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals.
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AEL Limassol 1-2 Tottenham

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 01:52
Tottenham fight back from a goal down to take a 2-1 advantage in their Europa League play-off tie against Limassol.
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Davutoglu named as Turkey's new PM

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 01:42
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will take over from Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's prime minister, the ruling AK Party confirms.
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Verstappen move is a risk - drivers

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 01:19
Formula 1 drivers question Red Bull's decision to pick 16-year-old Max Verstappen to drive for Toro Rosso next year.
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US Ebola patients out of hospital

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 01:19
One of the US aid workers who recovered from the Ebola virus says he is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.
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Ukraine inspects Russian aid convoy

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 00:53
The Red Cross says Ukrainian customs checks have begun on Russian aid lorries destined for the besieged city of Luhansk.
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Germany's modest millionaire dies

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 00:47
Klaus Zapf, a German millionaire and removals entrepreneur who shunned the trappings of wealth, has died from a heart attack at the age of 62.
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Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspect

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 00:40
Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley.
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VIDEO: The threat posed by Dutch jihadists

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 00:38
Islamic State militants have been accused of a number of atrocities in Iraq and Syria - but it is not just people from the region who have been fighting for the group.
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S Africa MPs halt president's speech

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 00:33
An address to parliament by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is halted by opposition MPs chanting: "Pay back the money."
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VIDEO: Ebola survivor 'thrilled to be alive'

BBC World News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 00:23
Ebola virus survivor Dr Kent Brantly has described how he is "thrilled to be alive" after contracting the infection while working in Liberia.
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Dollar store rejects rival $9.7bn bid

BBC World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:58
Family Dollar, the US-based discount store at the centre of a bidding war, rejects rival Dollar General's proposal to buy it in a deal worth about $9.7bn (£5.8bn).
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VIDEO: Hanoi gardens' blooming trade

BBC World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:57
Vietnam's lotus gardens are capitalising on an increasingly popular source of revenue. In midsummer when the flowers bloom, young and old flock to the gardens to have their pictures taken.
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VIDEO: Mass rally as Hamas leaders buried

BBC World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:45
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Gaza for the funerals of three senior senior Hamas military commanders who were killed in an Israeli rocket strike.
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Indonesia court upholds Widodo win

BBC World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:41
Indonesia's top court upholds Joko Widodo's victory in July's presidential elections, rejecting an appeal from defeated candidate Prabowo Subianto.
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Timeline: How the Syria conflict has spread

BBC World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:40
How Syria's war has changed and spread in a year
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