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Italy 'set for zero growth' in 2014

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:49
Italy's Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, says that Europe's third largest economy will see growth of "around zero" this year.
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Monarch 'above politics' Palace says

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:36
Any suggestion that the Queen would wish to influence the Scottish referendum campaign is "categorically wrong", Buckingham Palace says.
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Dewani trial date set for October

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 02:49
An October trial date is set in South Africa for the honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani.
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Apple unveils Watch and new iPhones

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 02:44
Apple unveils a smartwatch - its first new product line since the iPad - as well as bigger iPhones and a contactless payment system.
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Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 02:16
One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic more than 160 years ago has been found, Canada's prime minister says.
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Legacy of mistrust haunts new Iraqi government

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 02:04
Iraq's new government faces legacy of mistrust
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Boko Haram 'shoots ex-leader's son'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:53
The son of Nigeria's ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo is shot and wounded in a battle with militant Islamists, the former leader's aide tells the BBC.
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MH17 hit by 'numerous objects'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:37
Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in east Ukraine after being hit by objects that "pierced the plane at high velocity".
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Ebola death toll reaches 2,288 - WHO

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:31
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed 2,288 people, with half of them dying in the last three weeks, the World Health Organization says.
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Carney warns Scotland over pound

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:06
Bank of England governor Mark Carney tells trade unions that currency union after Scottish independence would be "incompatible with sovereignty".
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Polish PM resigns for Europe role

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:58
Donald Tusk says he has resigned as Poland's prime minister in order to take up his new role as European Council President in December.
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UK sending arms to Iraqi government

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:54
Heavy machine guns and ammunition are being donated to Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Wife of Ray Rice defends her husband

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:41
Janay Rice blames the media for feeling embarrassed and hurt after a video was leaked showing the NFL star punching her in a lift.
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VIDEO: Pizza chefs fight off armed robbers

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:31
Staff at a pizzeria in Italy successfully fend off would-be robbers - despite being held up at gun point.
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VIDEO: Who are Yemen's Houthis?

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:29
Escalating tensions between Yemen's government and the armed Shia Houthi movement are threatening to plunge one of the poorest countries in the Middle East into a wide-scale armed conflict.
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Is Islamic State heading for Lebanon?

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:25
Islamic State threat ups the tension in a divided Lebanon
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VIDEO: Footage shows rebels with MH17 wreckage

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 23:58
New footage from the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine shows rebels roaming amongst the wreckage, as Nomia Iqbal reports.
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Police chief 'failed' abuse victims

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 23:49
The former chief constable of South Yorkshire Police tells MPs he "singularly failed" victims of child abuse in Rotherham.
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Rebels free soldiers in Ukraine

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 23:29
Ukraine confirms rebels have freed 648 soldiers under the terms of the ceasefire, while the rebels say 311 of their fighters are still in captivity.
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Tuesday's gossip column

BBC World News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 23:21
Real Madrid line up Eden Hazard to replace Cristiano Ronaldo, Liverpool move for Victor Valdes, Celtic chase Ikechi Anya.
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