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Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

BBC World News - 20 hours 34 min ago
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.
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UK manufacturing growth 'slows'

BBC World News - 20 hours 58 min ago
UK manufacturing body the EEF trims its growth forecast for the sector after its members report a slowdown in both orders and output.
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Official heckled amid HK poll anger

BBC World News - 21 hours 24 min ago
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
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Heineken sells Mexico packaging unit

BBC World News - 21 hours 30 min ago
Heineken sells its Mexican packaging business to US firm Crown Holdings in a deal worth $1.23bn (£740m).
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VIDEO: Eurosceptics win German state seats

BBC World News - 21 hours 36 min ago
Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.
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Airport expansion 'critical' for UK

BBC World News - 22 hours 5 min ago
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
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VIDEO: Greenhouse gas fear over meat production

BBC World News - 22 hours 7 min ago
Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.
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Man held over New Zealand killings

BBC World News - 22 hours 18 min ago
Police in New Zealand detain a man suspected of shooting two people dead and injuring a third at an unemployment office.
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US senators urge arms for Ukraine

BBC World News - 23 hours 17 min ago
Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion".
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Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:45
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force
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India unveils new village toilets

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:07
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.
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China factory growth misses forecast

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:13
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
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End in sight for WW1 War Horse ride

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:58
The War Horse Ride - commemorating the part played by British and French cavalry during World War One - is due to end in the French town of Nery.
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Cuba introduces new customs limits

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:37
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.
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VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:06
Living off the food other people throw away
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Hi-tech cars pose security risk

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 08:59
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers
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VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 08:17
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.
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Xenon and argon banned for athletes

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 07:53
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
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Foreign fighters in east Ukraine

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 07:32
The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight
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How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 07:13
Does the UK still feel a sense of obligation towards Poles?
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