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Probe into Brazil's former president

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:53
Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.
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CAR militias to free child soldiers

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:49
Armed groups in the CAR agree to free all the children working for them and end the recruitment of child soldiers, the UN says.
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'Long and slow recovery' for Greaves

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:38
Former England striker Jimmy Greaves faces a "long and slow road to recovery" after a severe stroke, says his wife.
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Top Gear pun investigated by Ofcom

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:37
Top Gear's use of the word "pikey" is being investigated by watchdog Ofcom, after a complaint was rejected by the BBC Trust.
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Eurozone economic growth 'to rise'

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:35
Eurozone economic growth will be slightly stronger this year than previously forecast, according to the European Commission's latest quarterly forecast.
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McClaren turns down Newcastle job

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:06
Derby's Steve McClaren turns down the chance to become Newcastle boss for the final three matches of the season.
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The Met Ball as viewed from China

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:54
The view from China on the Met ball extravaganza
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Prize money means nothing - Bingham

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:41
Stuart Bingham says holding aloft the world championship trophy means more to him than the £300,000 prize money.
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Avengers film storms US box office

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:32
Avengers: Age of Ultron tops the US and Canada box office with $191.3m (£126.5m) in its opening weekend, but fails to beat the debut of 2012's Avengers film.
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Saudi king sacks aide over 'slap'

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:15
Saudi Arabia's King Salman sacks the head of royal protocol after he was filmed slapping a photojournalist covering the arrival of Morocco's king in Riyadh.
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Why the earthquake danger is not over for Nepal

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:05
Why earthquake danger is not over for Nepal
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HSBC move decision 'in months'

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:57
HSBC says it will make its decision whether to move its headquarters out of the UK within months rather than years.
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Surge in Brazil dengue fever cases

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:49
Brazil registers nearly 746,000 cases of the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever with nine states experiencing an epidemic, officials say.
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VIDEO: Trekkers escape building as quake hits

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:33
An American trekker in a Nepalese village records the moment people flee from a building as the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hits.
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Polanski given top Polish film award

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:27
Director Roman Polanski is given one of Poland's top film awards in Krakow, where he also faces a US request to extradite him over rape charges dating back to 1977.
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VIDEO: Koala strays into Australian hospital

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:47
Security cameras at a hospital in Australia capture footage of a koala bear entering its emergency department.
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Iran bans 'evil spiky hair'

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:30
The head of Iran's Barbers Union says that tattoos and eye brow plucking is also banned in the strict Islamic country.
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UBS in 'advanced' forex probe talks

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:49
UBS says it is in "advanced talks" with the US Department of Justice to settle allegations that it attempted to rig foreign exchange markets.
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Lufthansa facing more cost-cutting

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:21
German airline Lufthansa, hit by a series of strikes, warns of more cost-cutting despite a profits improvement in the first quarter.
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India policeman caught 'cheating'

BBC World News - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:12
A senior police officer in the southern Indian state of Kerala is ordered to go on leave after he is allegedly caught cheating in a law exam.
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