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Friday's gossip column

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 15:44
Arsene Wenger wants Man Utd defender, Liverpool hopes of landing Bosnia ace improve, a Ronaldo return? Plus more.
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Sharapova suffers shock Miami exit

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 15:14
Maria Sharapova suffers a surprise second-round defeat at the Miami Open but Caroline Wozniacki goes through.
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North Korea 'arrests South spies'

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 13:21
North Korea says it has arrested two South Korean men for spying, amid ongoing tensions between the two Koreas.
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Japan economy at brink of deflation

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 13:10
Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world's third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February.
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State funeral for Malcolm Fraser

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:23
Malcolm Fraser, prime minister from 1975-1983, is hailed as a "unique and great" Australian at his state funeral in Melbourne.
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The best thing about Nigeria is...

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:16
And nine other great things about Nigeria
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Hamilton hits trouble in practice

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:42
Nico Rosberg sets the pace in first practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton hits car trouble.
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Yemen leader Hadi gets Saudi refuge

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:33
Yemen's President Hadi arrives in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, as a Saudi-led coalition continues air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels.
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Co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 09:44
The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight, named as Andreas Lubitz, intentionally started the plane's descent before it crashed into the French Alps, officials say.
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'Cat litter mix' closed nuclear site

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 09:35
A team of experts says a mixture that included organic cat litter forced the closure of the only underground nuclear waste repository in the US.
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Mexico missing students: Fear and distrust six months on

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 09:12
Tensions remain six months after Mexico students vanished
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US agents 'attended sex parties'

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:36
A new report alleges that US drug enforcement agents attended sex parties funded by drug cartels while stationed overseas.
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VIDEO: Ghana’s burgeoning tech start-ups

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:29
Inside the Ghanaian school for tech start-ups with big ambitions.
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Elite hoard Angola's new-found wealth

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:24
The country where a watermelon costs 100 times more than a beer
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Vladimir Putin's formative German years

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:12
The shock that left a young KGB officer in fear of people power
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VIDEO: The life of a rare fruit collector

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:06
The life of a rare fruit collector
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VIDEO: Would you buy a phone made of grass?

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:06
BBC News talks to designer Sean Miles of Design Works, who has moulded a phone from recycled parts and natural materials, including grass.
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Polar ice shelf thinning speeds up

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:52
Eighteen years of satellite data reveal an acceleration in the thinning of many of Antarctica's floating ice shelves.
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Argentine president's case dismissed

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:51
A court of appeals in Argentina has upheld a decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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Rooney wary of building up Kane

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:10
Captain Wayne Rooney warns against putting too much pressure on striker Harry Kane ahead of what could be his England debut.
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