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Man held in death of Memphis officer

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 23:03
A man suspected of killing a Tennessee police officer turns himself into authorities, ending a two-day manhunt.
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Greek bank shares continue to fall

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 23:02
Shares in Greek banks fall for a second day in Athens, but non-financial shares fare better.
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Klesch pulls out of Tata Steel talks

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 22:56
Klesch Group abandons plans to buy Tata Steel's Long Products division, which employs 6,000 people in the UK.
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VIDEO: Outcry over Pakistan execution

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 22:49
Pakistan executes a man convicted of murder eleven years ago, despite objections from human rights groups and the United Nations.
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Shakhtar free to pick Fred, rule Uefa

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 22:49
Shakhtar Donetsk were free to pick midfielder Fred for a Champions League match, despite him failing a doping test say Uefa.
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Cilla died after stroke, says coroner

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 22:46
Cilla Black died of natural causes after falling and having a stroke on the balcony of her Spanish home, a coroner confirms.
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Shire makes $30bn offer for Baxalta

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 22:32
Shire, which makes the Adderall XR amphetamine, said it is seeking to buy fellow drugmaker Baxalta for $30bn (£19.2bn).
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'Miracle' no-one hurt in crane crush

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 21:51
The mayor of a Dutch town where two cranes toppled over and flattened buildings below says it was a "miracle" no-one was injured.
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Family's despair after Pakistan convict hanged

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 21:50
Family's despair after Pakistan convict hanged
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Controversy over Pakistan execution

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 21:44
Pakistan executes Shafqat Hussain, convicted of killing a child in 2004, despite appeals from campaigners and claims that he was a minor when found guilty.
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Treasury sells RBS stake at £1bn loss

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 21:17
The government begins its sell-off of shares in part-nationalised lender Royal Bank of Scotland, raising £2.1bn, a third below the price it paid.
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Malema corruption case thrown out

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 20:43
A court in South Africa throws out fraud and corruption charges against left-wing opposition leader Julius Malema.
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Eurotunnel trains face more delays

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 20:22
Passengers and lorries using the Eurotunnel from the UK face delays of four hours due to an "unplanned tunnel inspection," the company says.
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Bonobos' clue to speech evolution

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 19:59
A study finds that wild bonobos use a single high-pitched call in a variety of contexts, showing a linguistic flexibility that was thought to be uniquely human.
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VIDEO: Father's tribute to baseball batboy

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 19:56
A father in the US says he has no anger over the death of his son, who was accidentally killed after being struck by a baseball bat.
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First 3D-printed pill approved in US

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 19:45
In a world first, the US Food and Drug Administration has given go-ahead for a 3D printed pill to go into production.
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Van der Burgh sets new world record

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 19:30
South African Cameron van der Burgh sets a new world record for the men's 50m breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships.
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Mexico condemns journalist's murder

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 19:28
Mexican officials say there will be no impunity in the case of five people, including journalist Ruben Espinosa, who were found murdered on Friday.
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China Olympic song: Frozen rip-off?

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 19:20
Internet users spot a striking similarity between China's Winter Olympics theme tune a hit song from the Disney musical Frozen.
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Cilla Black post-mortem 'inconclusive'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 19:04
A post-mortem on singer and entertainer Cilla Black proves inconclusive, reports from Spain suggest.
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