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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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Shake-up in Saudi state oil firm

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 20:44
Aramco, the Saudi state oil company, is to be separated from the oil ministry as part of a wider restructuring.
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VIDEO: British woman films as avalanche hits

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 20:40
A British woman captures the moment she and her fellow climbers were engulfed in an avalanche following Saturday's earthquake in Nepal.
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Albania opens communist police files

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 20:27
Albania's parliament passes a law opening up communist-era secret police files to people who were spied on.
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'American diplomats: we are all blondes'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 20:14
US envoy to Turkey doctors image in row with Ankara mayor
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S Korea students hold sleep contest

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 20:01
A South Korean student group holds a sleeping contest to encourage their exam-weary peers to rest.
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African singers against xenophobia

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 19:58
African music giants Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Salif Keita release a song in response to xenophobic violence in South Africa.
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Uptown Funk adds new writers credits

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 19:32
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars give writers of The Gap Band's 1979 track Oops Up Side Your Head a writing credit on their hit Uptown Funk.
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Facebook bug blocked image posts

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 19:18
Facebook faced a backlash from users who found some posts disappeared while others couldn't link to content outside the social network.
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Nepal quake epicentre 'devastated'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 19:04
Towns and villages near the epicentre of Saturday's earthquake in Nepal have suffered "almost total devastation", the Red Cross says.
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Grooveshark music service shuts down

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 18:48
Music-streaming service Grooveshark has announced that it is shutting down.
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Saudis 'repel Houthi border attack'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 18:29
Three Saudi troops and "dozens" of Houthi rebels were killed as Saudi forces repelled a major attack from inside Yemen, Saudi officials say.
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Indian women chase defecators with sticks

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 18:28
A group of women in the northern Indian state of Bihar are using sticks to chase away people trying to defecate on the main road in their village.
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Church to cut fossil fuel investment

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 18:07
The Church of England will sell investments worth £12m in companies where more than 10% of revenue comes from the "worst-polluting" of fossil fuels.
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Uber office in Guangzhou 'raided'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 18:00
Private online car-hire service Uber has its offices in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou raided by authorities, according to reports.
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