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Tour de Yorkshire win for Nordhaug

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:59
Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug wins the first stage of the three-day Tour de Yorkshire in a sprint finish in Scarborough.
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Sterling slides as manufacturing slows

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:59
Sterling has fallen sharply against the US dollar after growth in the UK manufacturing sector slowed markedly in April.
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VIDEO: The 'White Zulu' singing Maskandi

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:57
South African musician David Jenkins, who is known as Qasadi and has the nickname "White Zulu", talks about his passion for Zulu culture and music.
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VIDEO: Asia battle for US bullet train deal

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:55
Two titans of Asian business and technology battle for the contract to build America's first bullet train.
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Messi: The goal that started the legend

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:48
Ten years ago, Lionel Messi scored the first of his 403 goals for Barcelona. BBC Sport looks back at his goal-den decade.
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Hillsborough officer 'wrong over fans'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:43
A former police chief says he was "wrong" to issue a statement saying fans' behaviour at Hillsborough "made the job of the police harder", the inquests hear.
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Technology 'threatens map skills'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:35
A reliance on sat-navs and smartphone map apps is undermining map-reading skills, the Royal Institute of Navigation says.
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VIDEO: Baltimore: 'Charges will be filed'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:32
Baltimore's top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, says she plans to file criminal charges against six police officers over the death of Freddie Gray.
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UN denies CAR troop abuse 'cover up'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:29
A United Nations spokesman denies allegations of a child abuse cover up in the Central African Republic, calling them "frankly offensive".
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R&B legend Ben E King dies at 76

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:24
R&B and soul singer Ben E King, best known for the classic song Stand By Me, dies at the age of 76.
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Globe confirms new artistic director

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:06
Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.
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Arrests in stolen car insurance scam

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:06
Three people are arrested over claims they traded in details of car insurance customers who had been involved in an accident.
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Iceland offers 'human search engine'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:03
Iceland launches a "human search engine" staffed by seven people called Gudmundur.
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Murray delayed by rain in Munich

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 22:34
Andy Murray could have to play three times on Saturday after rain delays his Munich Open quarter-final against Lukas Rosol.
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Lloyds shares up on profit figures

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 22:26
Lloyds Banking Group sees its share soar by more than 7% after its quarterly underlying profits were at the top end of analysts' expectations.
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Pacquiao has 'killer instinct back'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 22:22
Manny Pacquiao says his hunger to win has returned for Saturday's super-fight with Floyd Mayweather.
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VIDEO: Inside Kathmandu field hospital

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 21:46
Nepal says 6,204 people are known to have died in Saturday's earthquake and 13,932 were injured, the BBC's Clive Myrie reports from a field hospital where some are being treated.
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Week in pictures: 25 April-1 May 2015

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 21:42
Some of the best news photographs from around the world
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Does Seychelles live up to its idyllic image?

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 21:42
Does the Seychelles live up to its reputation?
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Nigeria target World Cup semi-finals

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 20:57
Nigeria aim to make history at the 2018 World Cup by becoming the first African team ever to reach the semi-finals.
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