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India unveils 'budget for growth'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:40
India's new government promises to bring back higher growth, with a budget including more infrastructure spending and a goods and services tax.
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Bank holds interest rates at 0.5%

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:11
The Bank of England holds UK interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for another month, and keeps its quantitative easing programme at £375bn.
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Google to fund European start-ups

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:58
Google is launching a venture capital fund to invest in promising European technology companies.
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Fresh landslide at Honduras mine

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:56
A fresh landslide hits a makeshift mine in Honduras where eight miners remain trapped after a collapse last week.
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Seagull swoops in race photo finish

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:56
Plucky bird causes a flap at Brighton as first to be caught on camera in photo finish of a horse race.
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Evra asks Man Utd for Juventus move

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:38
Patrice Evra asks to leave Manchester United but stops short of handing in a transfer request amid interest from Juventus.
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Frozen climber found after 32 years

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:38
Mountain climbers discover the frozen body of a young climber who disappeared 32 years ago in the French Alps, French media say.
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Two men gored in Spanish bull run

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:30
Two Spaniards have been gored and several other people have been hurt on the fourth day of the traditional running of the bulls festival in Pamplona.
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EU court rejects new cannabis claim

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:27
The EU's top court says designer drugs that mimic cannabis, which are already illegal in many countries, cannot be classed as medicinal.
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Burundi law to limit church numbers

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:21
Burundi's parliament passes a bill to curb the "proliferation of churches" in a country where there are more than 500 practising denominations.
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AUDIO: Iraqi mortuaries 'struggling to cope'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:20
Jeremy Bowen visits Baghdad's main morgue, hearing how it is unable to cope as the city's death toll rises.
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VIDEO: Japan typhoon creates fatal landslide

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:02
A 12-year-old boy is the latest victim of Japan's Typhoon Neoguri as a landslide crashes through the town of Nagiso destroying buildings in its path.
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More BBC TV 'may be made externally'

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:32
BBC director general Lord Hall sets out proposals to introduce an open market for programme-making at the corporation.
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Letter from Africa: Fight back against hate

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:14
Is Kenya doing enough to tackle rise of hate speech?
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Critics split on complex Richard III

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:04
An "ingenious" but "complicated" production of Shakespeare's Richard III earns mixed reviews for Sherlock star Martin Freeman.
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Warm weather lifts Primark sales

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:01
Revenues at the budget fashion retailer Primark have grown sharply thanks to new stores and warmer weather, owner Associated British Foods says.
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Singapore withdraws gay penguin book

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 16:59
Singapore authorities remove from libraries two children's books featuring same-sex couples, sparking controversy amid an ongoing debate on gay rights.
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Pints tumble as Brazil fall

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 16:39
A pub in Galway in the Republic of Ireland is counting the cost of German success in Tuesday night's World Cup semi-final against Brazil.
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No-one wanted first penalty - Van Gaal

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 16:38
Louis van Gaal says two Netherlands players refused to take the first penalty in their World Cup semi-final shootout defeat.
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Six killed in US house shooting

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 16:26
A gunman suspected of shooting dead six people in the US, including four of his own children, surrenders to police near Houston.
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