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Day in pictures: 6 November 2014

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:25
Striking images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
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Arterton praises 'Dagenham ladies'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:14
Gemma Arterton fought back tears when some of the real Ford women strikers joined her on stage on the opening night of new West End musical Made In Dagenham.
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Tendulkar: I missed World Cup win

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:09
Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar says he missed watching one of his career's greatest moments because of superstition.
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Germany hit by 'longest rail strike'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:00
A four-day rail strike, billed as the longest in German history, hits passenger trains and threatens to disrupt celebrations marking the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall.
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VIDEO: Boy, 13, vows to join IS extremists

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:00
A 13-year-old boy has told the BBC of his plans to join Islamic State, after watching jihadist videos and chatting to IS fighters online.
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VIDEO: US woman found safe after kidnapping

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:49
A woman whose abduction was caught on CCTV has been safely found in the US state of Maryland, police have said.
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UK banks to face competition inquiry

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:49
A competition inquiry that could result in a major shake-up of banks' current accounts and small business banking has been launched.
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Argentine leader Fernandez 'stable'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:43
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is in a stable condition in hospital where she is being treated for an infection, doctors say.
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Man held over 'murder pictures' post

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:37
Police in the north-western US arrest a man accused of murdering his girlfriend then posting pictures of her body online.
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Apple malware affects Chinese users

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:25
Novel malware targeting Apple products is affecting hundreds of thousands of users - mostly Chinese, says an online security firm.
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VIDEO: Hi-tech headset to guide blind people

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:21
Rory Cellan-Jones meets volunteers in Reading trialling a headset that talks visually impaired people around cities.
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Snicket books to become TV series

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:12
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is to be adapted into a 13-part television series.
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Russia opens oil price-fixing probe

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:11
Russian state inspectors open an inquiry into major Russian oil firms suspected of market rigging to push up petrol prices nationally.
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VIDEO: Mexicans march over missing students

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:10
Thousands of Mexicans have been marching through the streets of Mexico City to protest against the pace of investigations on the whereabouts of 43 missing student teachers.
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Rokoduguni to make England debut

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:07
Bath's Semesa Rokoduguni will make his England debut against world champions New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday.
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VIDEO: AC/DC drummer in murder plot charge

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 18:55
Phil Rudd, the drummer of the hard rock group AC/DC, appears in a New Zealand court on charges of attempting to arrange a murder.
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EU commissioner urges calm over bill

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 18:47
The UK's new European Commissioner Lord Hill calls for a period of calm in the row over David Cameron's refusal to pay a £1.7bn tax-contribution bill to the EU.
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VIDEO: How is malware affecting Apple tech?

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 18:45
New malware targeting Apple products is mostly affecting Chinese users, warned an online security researcher.
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'Ethical duty' to cut NHS waste

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 18:36
Doctors have an ethical duty to prevent waste in the NHS, says a report by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges - which also points to potential savings of nearly £2bn.
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No job because of Irish 'alcoholism'

BBC World News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 18:31
A teacher from the Republic of Ireland is told by an agency that she has been rejected for a job in South Korea due to the "alcoholism nature" of Irish people.
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