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All-night Tube service may be delayed

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 23:58
The launch date for the London Underground Night Tube service could be delayed, the BBC understands.
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The UN intern living in a tent

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 23:54
How one unpaid UN worker ended up living in a tent
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MQM party quits Pakistan parliament

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 23:45
Lawmakers from Pakistan's fourth-largest party, the opposition Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), resign from both chambers of parliament.
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Tsipras risks red lines in eurozone deal

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 23:42
Greek PM's domestic gamble in eurozone deal
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VIDEO: China's yuan currency devalues again

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 23:32
China's Central Bank has again cut the guiding rate for the national currency, the yuan, a day after Tuesday's record 1.9% devaluation.
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Alibaba revenues miss expectations

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 23:07
Profits from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba miss forecasts as it reported its slowest quarterly growth in three years.
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Christians 'hurt Boko Haram fight'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 23:01
Christian leaders in Nigeria undermined efforts to combat the threat of Boko Haram by failing to engage in dialogue, a senior Anglican cleric says.
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Sculptor denounces Chinese 'copy'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 23:01
Artist Anish Kapoor complains of plagiarism following reports that a sculpture similar to one he made for Chicago has been constructed in China.
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Cotter extends Scotland contract

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 22:41
Vern Cotter agrees a one-year extension as Scotland head coach, with the New Zealander contracted until 2017.
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Miners' families sue SA government

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 22:36
Families of the 37 striking miners killed in Marikana in 2012 have filed a civil claims against the South African government, a support group says.
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The Artist's canine star Uggie dies

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 22:27
Uggie, the canine actor who shot to fame in 2011 Oscar-winner The Artist, is put to sleep after developing a prostate tumour.
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Varoufakis: Bailout 'won't work'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 22:22
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis says the latest Greek bailout deal with its creditors will not work.
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Ceasefires start in Syrian towns

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 22:10
Two-day ceasefires between Syrian rebel and pro-government forces reportedly begin in three towns, as dozens are killed around Damascus.
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Kraft Heinz announces 2,500 job cuts

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 22:07
Kraft Heinz cuts 2,500 jobs in the US and Canada as part of a programme of cost cutting following its recent merger
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Samoa first to name World Cup squad

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 22:06
London Irish's Ofisa Treviranus will captain Scotland's Pool B rivals Samoa as they name their World Cup squad.
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Nigeria's Boko Haram 'has new leader'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 21:33
The Nigerian-based Islamist militant group Boko Haram has a new leader who is open to dialogue, says Chad's President Idriss Deby.
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Migrants rescued from sinking dinghy

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 21:08
Italy's navy rescues 52 migrants from a sinking rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea, but a further 50 people are missing.
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VIDEO: Will Australia vote on gay marriage?

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 21:03
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has blocked a free vote for government MPs on any same-sex marriage bills but said the issue should be "put to the people" after the next election.
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Australia's anti-tampon tax rap

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 20:44
Australian activists lobbying to drop a controversial tax on women's sanitary goods - known as the tampon tax - fire their latest salvo with a rap video.
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Teen finds gold bar in German lake

BBC World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 20:30
A 16-year-old holidaymaker has found a 500g gold bar worth €16,000 while swimming in a lake in Bavaria, police say.
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