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DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:12
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.
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Police 'let down' abuse-risk children

BBC World News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:04
A whistleblower tells the BBC hundreds of people at risk of sexual exploitation in Sheffield were let down by police.
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China-Japan talks fuel hope of thaw

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:57
Japan's deputy prime minister meets his Chinese counterpart in Beijing in a move that could pave the way for a meeting between the countries' leaders.
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Syria air force 'steps up strikes'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:41
The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.
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Kissing ban riles Zimbabwe students

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:29
A ban on students kissing in public, imposed by the University of Zimbabwe, is "nonsensical", a student representative tells the BBC.
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Pope praises Bayern after Roma win

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:24
Pope Francis says Bayern Munich "played a wonderful game" after the German side beat Roma 7-1 in the Champions League.
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South Africa growth forecast slashed

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:15
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.
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VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:56
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.
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Day in pictures: 22 October

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:33
A selection of news images from around the world
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Mexican soldiers 'killed suspects'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:20
A Mexican human rights body accuses eight soldiers of killing 12 suspects in cold blood and tampering with the evidence to make it look like a shoot-out.
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Serena in heaviest loss for 16 years

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 22:19
World number one Serena Williams is beaten by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in her heaviest defeat for 16 years.
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Boeing raises annual profit forecast

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 21:51
Aerospace giant Boeing has raised its forecast for profits this year and says it has a record backlog of orders.
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Woman held over 'Syria terror plot'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:57
A woman is arrested in Bedfordshire on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts related to Syria, Scotland Yard says.
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Protest group ends Islamabad sit-in

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:47
Supporters of a leading anti-government cleric in Pakistan end a two-month protest in the capital Islamabad against PM Nawaz Sharif, but others remain.
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Microsoft to phase out Nokia name

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:44
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.
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VIDEO: Protests outside HK leader's house

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:42
Protesters gather outside of the residence of Hong Kong's leader, CY Leung, in protest at his recent comments on extending democracy.
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Legal challenge over abuse inquiry

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:42
A legal challenge is launched into the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating historical child abuse as political pressure grows.
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Froome may skip 2015 Tour de France

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:41
Britain's Chris Froome has revealed he may not compete in the 2015 Tour de France as the route is unveiled.
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Sweden could use force in sub hunt

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:39
Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC.
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Bellingham's last TV interview aired

BBC World News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:37
Actress Lynda Bellingham had shared her hopes for a final Christmas in a special edition of Loose Women.
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