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Chinese shares test seven-year highs

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 17:20
Asian shares get off to a positive start in a holiday-shortened trading week, with Chinese shares leading the region's gains on stimulus hopes.
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One Direction 'not breaking up'

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 16:22
After losing one member, the boy band says there are no plans to split up, despite rumours started on social media.
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Kingfisher fails to nail French deal

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 16:21
The owner of B&Q, Kingfisher, has abandoned its planned purchase of French DIY chain Mr Bricolage.
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'Few second chances for black bosses'

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 15:59
Former England and Liverpool forward John Barnes says black managers struggle to find a new job after being sacked by a club.
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Japan overrules Okinawa head on base

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 15:53
Japan's fisheries minister overrules an order by the Okinawa governor suspending work on a new US military base, amid a deepening stand-off.
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Flood warning issued in Kashmir

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 15:27
A flood alert is issued in Indian-administered Kashmir following torrential rain and a surge in the water level of the Jhelum river.
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Israel ex-PM guilty of corruption

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 15:21
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is found guilty of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial after being cleared in 2012.
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VIDEO: Australia introduces cockpit rules

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 14:55
Australia has introduced a new rule to ensure two people are in the cockpit at all times, following the Germanwings air crash last week.
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VIDEO: French polls suggest Conservative win

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 14:33
Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP party look set for victory in France's local elections, exit polls suggest.
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Woods drops out of world's top 100

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 14:25
Former world number one Tiger Woods drops out of the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in his career.
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Monday's gossip column

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 14:17
Chelsea to bid £75m for Bale, Sterling to turn down Liverpool deal, Modric to Manchester City, plus more.
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Mercedes pair's Ferrari wake-up call

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 13:30
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg say Ferrari are genuine rivals after Sebastian Vettel's impressive victory in Malaysia.
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Prada profit takes a hit from China

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:42
Italian luxury goods retailer Prada sees its net profit fall 28% last year as sales slumped in major markets of China and Europe.
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Australia orders new cockpit rules

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:03
Australia orders two people to remain in the cockpit at all times during commercial flights, after last week's Germanwings crash.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh's ongoing political unrest

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 09:52
At least 100 people have died in political unrest in Bangladesh since the beginning of the year, and hundreds more have been injured, as Akbar Hossain reports
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VIDEO: Solar plane takes off in Myanmar

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 07:58
The Solar Impulse 2 plane has departed from Mandalay in Myanmar as part of its round-the-world flight, Kasia Madera reports
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VIDEO: Arab League's military force plans

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 07:43
Arab leaders meeting in Egypt have decided to act together to confront what they say are "unprecedented" threats facing the region, as Alan Johnston reports.
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Parents rarely spot child obesity

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 07:13
Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.
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The special shoes

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 07:09
The refugee who carried these shoes until he met his mother
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VIDEO: Ukraine: On a drone mission

BBC World News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 07:08
Ukrainian volunteers use drones over rebel-held Donetsk
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