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Second Melbourne Cup horse dies

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 19:58
A second horse, Araldo, dies after suffering a leg injury at the Melbourne Cup, after Admire Rakti earlier collapsed.
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McNair gets Northern Ireland call-up

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 19:05
Manchester United's Paddy McNair is in the Northern Ireland squad for the first time for the Euro 2016 qualifier in Romania.
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McNair gets Northern Ireland call-up

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 19:05
Manchester United's Paddy McNair is in the Northern Ireland squad for the first time for the Euro 2016 qualifier in Romania.
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Channel 4 sweeps documentary awards

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 18:53
Channel 4's Educating Yorkshire and The Murder Trial are among the winners of this year's Grierson British Documentary Awards.
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Ebola nurse reaches US state deal

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 18:40
A US nurse who was quarantined after treating Ebola patients in West Africa reaches an agreement with Maine over a quarantine order.
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Nissan profits boosted by US sales

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 18:35
One of Japan's biggest carmakers, Nissan, reports a 25% increase in half-year profits as strong US sales help to offset weaker demand elsewhere.
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Venezuela to raise minimum wage

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 18:26
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro announces he will raise the minimum wage by 15% to counteract an inflation rate of more than 60%.
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VIDEO: Could gladiators return to Rome?

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 18:21
The authorities in Rome are considering rebuilding the famous arena inside the city's Colosseum.
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US criticised for seeking Polanski arrest

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 18:15
An advisor to the Polish President accuses the US of "absolute ignorance" in seeking to arrest Roman Polanski at the opening of a Jewish history museum.
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HK murder victim's father speaks

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 18:09
The father of one of the women found murdered in the Hong Kong flat of a British banker describes how he was left stunned by news of her brutal end.
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Japan's Nikkei hits seven-year high

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 18:03
Japanese shares continued to rally, jumping to a seven-year peak on Tuesday after last week's surprise stimulus move by the country's central bank.
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VIDEO: 'Fireball meteor' seen over Japan

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 17:57
People in western Japan reported sightings of a sparkling light racing across the sky on Monday evening.
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Baker quits as Home Office minister

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 17:56
Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker resigns as a Home Office minister, saying working in the department is like "walking through mud".
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Jolie pays radio tribute to Zamperini

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 17:47
Actress and director Angelina Jolie calls Louis Zamperini her "hero" in a Radio 4 documentary about the late Olympian and prisoner of war to be broadcast later this week.
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Spaceship pilots' actions analysed

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 17:45
Investigators looking into the Virgin Galactic accident set up a "human performance" team to help them understand the actions of the pilots.
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India monkey 'wedding ceremony' held

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 17:16
More than 200 villagers attend an elaborate Hindu wedding ceremony in northern India for two monkeys.
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Beijing bans funeral clothes-burning

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 16:39
Authorities in Beijing ban the burning of dead relatives' clothes during the Apec summit as an anti-pollution measure, local media report.
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EastEnders stars to return as ghosts

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 16:38
Former EastEnders stars Gillian Taylforth, Michelle Collins and Pam St Clement will return as ghosts to haunt Ian Beale in a sketch for Children in Need.
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Hyundai and Kia in record settlement

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 16:19
US regulators announce that carmakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a record settlement for overstating the fuel economy of their cars, in violation of the Clean Air Act.
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Tuesday's gossip column

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 15:50
Lampard to extend Man City loan, Gerrard asked to take pay cut for new deal, Fenerbahce want Van Persie, plus more.
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