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Not too late to drop Cook - Hussain

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:24
There is still time for England to replace Alastair Cook as captain for the World Cup, says ex-skipper Nasser Hussain.
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Retail sales boosted by Black Friday

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:05
UK retail sales rose at their fastest annual rate in more than 10 years in November, thanks to the effects of Black Friday.
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EU court gives UK visa direction

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:00
The UK cannot block non-EU family members coming to the county from Europe without a travel permit, European judges say.
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Surviving the Peshawar school massacre

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:52
The schoolboy who was shot in the head and lived
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VIDEO: 'Three boys died before my eyes'

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:42
A survivor of the Pakistan school attack, Aqif Azeem, describes what happened when gunmen stormed the school.
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Fed decision lifts Asia stocks

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:38
Markets in Asia were mostly higher after the Federal Reserve pledged to be "patient" when it came to making a decision on raising interest rates.
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VIDEO: Heavy snow kills five in Japan

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:20
At least five people have died following heavy snowfall and tidal surges in Japan.
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US boy's 1944 conviction overturned

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:13
A judge has overturned the conviction of a 14-year-old black boy sent to the electric chair for murder more than 70 years ago.
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A guide to the Sony Pictures hack

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:10
A guide to the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures
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Smith and Hazlewood revive Australia

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:05
Debutant Josh Hazlewood claims 5-68 and Steve Smith hits 65 not out as Australia trail India by 187 runs in the second Test.
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Police missed chances over Savile

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:13
Opportunities to prosecute Jimmy Savile and a former mayor of Scarborough for child sex abuse were missed due to police "organisational failure".
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Royal Mail sale '£180m underpriced'

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:54
The government made £180m less from the sale of Royal Mail than it could have, and the process of privatising state assets should be reformed, says a new report.
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US Fed 'patient' over rate rises

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:41
US Federal Reserve says it will be "patient" in deciding when to raise interest rates, with most analysts expecting a rise in mid-2015.
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Carter to quit All Blacks for Racing

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:40
New Zealand's Dan Carter will end his international career to become rugby's highest-paid player by joining Racing Metro.
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Thursday's gossip column

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:28
Ashley Cole dismisses Crystal Palace link, Eden Hazard close to new Chelsea deal, Southampton want Wesley Sneijder, plus more.
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VIDEO: Sony 'forced' to bow to film hackers

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:14
Sony cancels the release of The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.
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Councils braced for funding cuts

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:59
Councils in England are to learn later how much money they will have to spend on local services such as waste collection and road maintenance in 2015-16.
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VIDEO: Greeks protest as election looms

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:36
Greece has moved a step closer towards holding a general election, which could lead to it abandoning its policy of economic austerity.
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India SpiceJet resumes flights

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:15
India's troubled airline SpiceJet resumes flights after it agreed to pay oil companies cash for fuel purchases.
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George III drawing is uncovered

BBC World News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:03
An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by King George III during his period of "madness" is discovered at the British Library.
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