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BBC defends Calais Songs of Praise

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 20:10
The BBC defends filming a Songs of Praise episode at a Calais migrant camp, saying it is "reflecting conversations going on in Christian households".
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England reach World Cup semi-finals

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 20:02
England beat South Africa 62-46 to book their place in the Netball World Cup semi-finals in Sydney.
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Greek MPs approve bailout deal

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 20:00
The Greek parliament backs an €85bn bailout deal in a debate lasting all night, despite a rebellion by many government MPs.
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VIDEO: Syrian refugee's table tennis dream

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 19:49
Professional table tennis player and Syrian refugee speaks to Chris Buckler about his plight and his dreams.
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'Flash crash' trader freed on bail

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 19:41
A UK financial trader accused of contributing to the 2010 US "flash crash" is freed after his bail conditions were changed.
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Fires still burn at China blast site

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 19:27
Fires are still burning at the site of two huge explosions in the Chinese city of Tianjin, some 36 hours after the blasts killed dozens of people.
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Young 'alien Jupiter' discovered

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:55
A planet 100 light-years away resembles a young version of Jupiter, astronomers say.
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Ethiopia jet stowaway gets to Sweden

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:50
An Ethiopian man hoping to get asylum in Sweden is found in the hold of an airliner after a flight from Addis Ababa to Stockholm.
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Lord Janner fails to appear in court

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:44
Lord Janner fails to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court to face child sex abuse charges, as his lawyer applies for him to appear by video link.
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China to continue market support

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:31
China says it will continue to stabilise the stock market for "a number of years".
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Scores die in Baghdad truck bombing

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:16
A truck bombing at a Baghdad market kills at least 67 people, as a US general says it should consider embedding American troops with Iraqi forces.
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Smith to be Australia Test captain

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:13
Steve Smith will become Australia's Test captain at the end of the Ashes, with David Warner as vice-captain.
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Trump's Apprentice return ruled out

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:45
US TV network NBC rules out the possibility of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump returning to host The Celebrity Apprentice.
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Eurozone economy grows by 0.3%

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:29
Eurozone GDP grows 0.3% between April and June, which is a slight slowdown from the first quarter.
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VIDEO: Turkish Kurds' anger at security controls

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:21
The families of Kurdish Turks say the bodies of family members who have been killed in Syria are being stopped from returning home by strict control measures introduced by Turkey.
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India man saves shopkeeper from sword attack

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:03
CCTV footage of an Indian man who saved a shopkeeper from a sword wielding attacker has gone viral on social media.
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VIDEO: Japan prime minister's WW2 statement

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:59
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is making a statement marking the 70th anniversary of his country's defeat in World War Two.
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Kyrgios could be banned over insult

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:27
Nick Kyrgios could be suspended for an "insulting remark" to Stanislas Wawrinka - but says his fine is enough punishment.
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Global 'food shocks' risk increasing

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 16:13
Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly.
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Big banks agree $2bn forex settlement

BBC World News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 15:19
Nine banks agree to pay $2bn in settlements in the US to investors over claims they rigged foreign exchange rates.
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