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Flood traps drivers and cuts power

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 04:38
Torrential rain in Cambridgeshire traps drivers, causes parts of a river bank to collapse and leaves more than 800 homes without power.
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Watkinson sorry over England rain woe

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 04:37
Lancashire director of cricket Mike Watkinson apologises after the second day of the Old Trafford Test is abandoned.
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Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Cardiff City

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 04:37
The Football League season begins with a draw at Ewood Park as Blackburn come from behind to hold Cardiff.
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VIDEO: Forgotten K2 climber left to freeze

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 04:34
Sixty years ago, Amir Mehdi was betrayed by his Italian companions and denied glory at the summit of Pakistan's K2 mountain.
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Markets rattled by air strike fears

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 04:23
Stock markets showed volatility on Friday over worries about the impact of conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine.
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VIDEO: UN seeks peace between Libyan militias

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 04:18
A UN delegation is in the Libyan capital Tripoli to try and help bring to an end the hostilities between rival militias.
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Taser used in Swansea tower siege

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 03:56
Police say they used a Taser in the arrest of an armed man who had taken another man hostage in the penthouse restaurant of the Meridian Tower in Swansea.
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US air strike on militants in Iraq

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 03:42
The US launches an air strike against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq, and confirms that the group has taken the country's largest dam.
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Firm loses order amid Russia embargo

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 02:45
A Peterhead fish processor reveals it has already had an ordered cancelled following the imposition of sanctions against the EU by Russia.
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Chatroom 'rape' woman sent to jail

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 02:14
A woman who used internet chatrooms to try to arrange for strangers to rape a former work colleague is jailed for six years.
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VIDEO: WHO: 'Ebola spread can be stopped'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 02:13
The World Health Organisation says a co-ordinated international response can stop the spread of Ebola, as it declares the outbreak in West Africa an international emergency.
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Suarez ban verdict expected next week

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 02:04
Barcelona's Luis Suarez will discover next week if his appeal to reduce a four-month ban for biting is successful.
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UN camp in South Sudan 'horrific'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 02:03
At least 40,000 people who fled fighting in South Sudan are living in horrific conditions because of flooding at a UN camp, medical charity MSF says.
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Ebola 'an international emergency'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:42
The World Health Organization declares the spread of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency.
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Italian Senate to cut its powers

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:20
Senators in Italy vote in favour of sweeping reforms that could lead to a dramatic reduction in the size and power of the upper house of parliament.
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Reims v Paris St-Germain

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:16
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's French Ligue 1 game between Reims and Paris St-Germain.
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UK planes to drop aid in Iraq

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:16
Britain is to drop emergency aid for those under threat from militants in Iraq to support the US - but rules out military action.
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Bank rejects offer from Ecclestone

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:11
German bank BayernLB says it has rejected a 25m euros (£20m) settlement from Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.
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Israel hits Gaza amid rocket fire

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:10
Israel resumes air strikes in Gaza after Palestinian militants fire rockets following the end of a three-day ceasefire.
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Heavy rain halts England and India

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 00:42
Rain curtails day two of the fourth Test between England and India at Old Trafford, with the hosts leading by 85.
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