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Madrid to drop Franco street names

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 19:17
The new left-wing council in the Spanish capital Madrid plans to remove all names relating to Gen Franco's dictatorship from streets and plazas.
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Oil and gas boosts UK industry

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:57
A rise in oil and gas output boosted UK industrial production in May, but manufacturing output fell for the second month in a row.
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Energy customers 'paying too much'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:53
Millions of energy customers have been "paying too much for their energy bills", a year-long investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority finds.
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HSBC sacks staff over mock IS video

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:41
HSBC sacks employees who made an "abhorrent" video in which they pretended to be Islamic State militants carrying out a beheading.
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Would Calais migrants really be better off in the UK?

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:39
Is the UK better than France for migrants?
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Southampton sign defender Martina

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:38
Southampton sign Curacao international defender Cuco Martina from Dutch club FC Twente on a two-year contract.
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Radio 3 host slams Proms 'snobs'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:25
Critics of an upcoming BBC Prom that will celebrate the dance sounds of Ibiza are branded "snobs and scaremongers" by Radio 3 presenter Suzy Klein.
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Al-Shabab raid kills Kenya workers

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:17
At least 14 people are killed in a gun attack by Islamist group al-Shabab near Kenya's border with Somalia.
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James Naughtie to leave Today show

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:16
Presenter James Naughtie is to leave Radio 4's Today programme and take on a new role as a special correspondent from early next year.
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Zambian writer to share prize money

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:08
Zambian writer Namwali Serpell promises to split the winnings for this year's Caine Prize for African Writing, regarded as Africa's leading literary award, with all the runners up.
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VIDEO: One killed in US ice cave collapse

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:03
Authorities in the US have reported one person dead and several others injured after part of an ice cave collapse in Washington.
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Record chase as Pakistan win series

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:56
Pakistan complete their highest ever run chase in Test cricket to secure a 2-1 series win over Sri Lanka.
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Markets steady after Greek vote

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:35
Japan's Nikkei index rebounded slightly on Tuesday, a day after stock markets had fallen in the wake of Greece's decision to reject the terms of an international bailout.
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Karate Kid producer Weintraub dies

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:23
Jerry Weintraub, the Hollywood producer of the Karate Kid and Ocean's Eleven films, dies in California aged 77.
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Hungary MPs aim to restrict migrants

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:18
Hungarian MPs pass legislation to give the government the power to close the borders to all migrants and build a border fence.
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Turner painting bought by Ashmolean

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:07
A campaign by a museum to raise funds to keep a Turner painting of Oxford's High Street in the city reaches its target.
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China shares fall despite support

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 17:00
Mainland Chinese shares fall further despite more measures from the government attempting to stem the sell-off in the volatile market.
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Women's World Cup breaks TV records

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 16:50
A record 25.4 million TV viewers in the US watched the Women's World Cup final, the country's biggest ever audience for a football game.
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BBC boss defends licence fee deal

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 16:25
BBC director general Tony Hall defends the corporation's decision to take on the cost of free TV licences for people over the age of 75.
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UN set for South China Sea challenge

BBC World News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 16:20
A UN tribunal is to begin deliberating whether it can hear a legal challenge over territorial claims in the South China Sea.
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