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VIDEO: The politics of sex scandals in France

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 16:51
A French court is due to rule on whether former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is guilty of aggravated pimping after a three-week trial.
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Bolt 'not afraid' to face Gatlin

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 16:38
Double-Olympic champion Usain Bolt laughs off suggestions he is "afraid" of facing in-form sprinter Justin Gatlin.
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Bahrain convicts 57 for 'bomb plot'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 16:20
Bahrain jails 57 people, and strips the citizenship of 56 of them, for an alleged plot to bomb sites in the Gulf kingdom.
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LeBron hurt as Warriors level series

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 16:07
LeBron James needs stitches after colliding with a camera as Cleveland Cavaliers lose the fourth game of the NBA finals.
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Malaysia plane in emergency landing

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 16:01
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane makes an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, after reporting a possible engine fire.
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Honda outlines cost of airbag recalls

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 15:58
The Japanese carmaker says it expects to spend almost 45bn yen (£234m; $363m) on recalling cars fitted with potentially dangerous airbags.
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Downton to get special Bafta tribute

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 15:52
ITV's hit period drama Downton Abbey will be honoured by Bafta with a special tribute night, attended by the cast and crew.
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VIDEO: How to spend 200 days in space

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 15:21
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has touched down in Kazakhstan after breaking the record for the longest uninterrupted space flight by a woman.
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Asian shares fail to follow US lead

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 15:05
Asian shares are lacklustre in early trade on Friday despite US stocks closing higher on strong retail sales data.
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Canada Women 0-0 New Zealand Women

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 14:49
The Women's World Cup match between Canada and New Zealand ends goalless after a delay because of a thunderstorm.
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Australian workers 'stressed and fat'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 14:49
Australia's workforce is affected "in a major way" by poor mental health, stress levels and obesity, a new study shows.
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'No-one at fault' for TV arm break

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 14:19
Ex-rugby league player Ben Ross says no-one was at fault for him breaking his arm while arm-wrestling live on television.
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Prolific Smith rescues Australia

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 13:53
Steve Smith's unbeaten 135 helps Australia recover from 16-2 to 258-4 on day one of the final Test with West Indies.
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Abbott dodges boat payment reports

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 13:49
PM Tony Abbott refuses to deny reports Australia paid an Indonesian boat to turn back, but says "creative" tactics are used to deter migrants.
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Colombia rebels cut power to 500,000

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 10:40
Colombian Farc rebels kill three policemen and leave half a million people without power in two attacks that came amid continuing peace talks.
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Chile 2-0 Ecuador

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:39
Hosts Chile begin their quest for a maiden Copa America title with a 2-0 victory over Ecuador in Santiago.
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US 'spends $9m a day' fighting IS

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:21
The US spends $9m a day on the war against Islamic State and the cost of the bombing campaign in total is more than $2.7bn, says the Pentagon.
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Juvenile camels 'key source' of Mers

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:11
Research published recently in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases shows that camels aged less than four years might be a major source of Mers.
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Why did Twitter boss stand down?

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:29
Why did Twitter boss feel he had to quit?
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Mental health care 'inadequate'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 08:08
People who need urgent mental health care in England are receiving inadequate support, regulators say.
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