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Sharapova reaches last 16 in Madrid

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 21:37
Defending champion Maria Sharapova's good form continues as she beats Colombian Mariana Duque-Marino at the Madrid Open.
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US trade deficit rises to $51.4bn

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 21:22
The US's trade deficit rose 43.1% to $51.4bn in March, its highest level since October 2008.
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VIDEO: Heartache at Nepal's central morgue

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 21:15
Each day more bodies of victims of last week's earthquake are being recovered and brought to Kathmandu's central morgue.
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UK agencies in quake health warning

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 21:06
There is a risk of serious outbreaks of disease such as cholera and dysentery in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, UK aid agencies warn.
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Singapore PM shares code for Sudoku

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 20:48
There's been a wave of admiration from around the world for Singapore's PM after he revealed he had coded a program that solves Sudoku puzzles.
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German firms rap rail strike leaders

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 20:47
German businesses criticise rail union leaders after drivers for the country's Deutsche Bahn rail operator begin a week-long strike in an increasingly bitter row over pay.
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'Untouchable' Cook angers Boycott

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 20:28
England captain Alastair Cook believes he is "untouchable", according to former Test skipper Geoffrey Boycott.
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Friend to handle Mitchell health care

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 20:13
A judge puts a friend of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in charge of her medical decisions, after the musician was placed in intensive care last month.
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'Unthinkable atrocities' in Aleppo

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 20:08
Civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are suffering unthinkable atrocities, with war crimes committed on a daily basis, Amnesty International says.
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VIDEO: Barrel bomb hits Aleppo nursery

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 20:07
A journalist living near the site of a barrel bomb strike in Aleppo tells how she heard children's screams and witnessed a desperate search through rubble.
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Probe into Brazil's former president

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:53
Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.
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CAR militias to free child soldiers

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:49
Armed groups in the CAR agree to free all the children working for them and end the recruitment of child soldiers, the UN says.
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'Long and slow recovery' for Greaves

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:38
Former England striker Jimmy Greaves faces a "long and slow road to recovery" after a severe stroke, says his wife.
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Top Gear pun investigated by Ofcom

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:37
Top Gear's use of the word "pikey" is being investigated by watchdog Ofcom, after a complaint was rejected by the BBC Trust.
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Eurozone economic growth 'to rise'

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:35
Eurozone economic growth will be slightly stronger this year than previously forecast, according to the European Commission's latest quarterly forecast.
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McClaren turns down Newcastle job

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:06
Derby's Steve McClaren turns down the chance to become Newcastle boss for the final three matches of the season.
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The Met Ball as viewed from China

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:54
The view from China on the Met ball extravaganza
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Prize money means nothing - Bingham

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:41
Stuart Bingham says holding aloft the world championship trophy means more to him than the £300,000 prize money.
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Avengers film storms US box office

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:32
Avengers: Age of Ultron tops the US and Canada box office with $191.3m (£126.5m) in its opening weekend, but fails to beat the debut of 2012's Avengers film.
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Saudi king sacks aide over 'slap'

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:15
Saudi Arabia's King Salman sacks the head of royal protocol after he was filmed slapping a photojournalist covering the arrival of Morocco's king in Riyadh.
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