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Malala suspects 'secretly acquitted'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:25
Eight of the 10 men reportedly jailed for the attempted assassination of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai were actually acquitted, it emerges.
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Elche demoted after unpaid tax

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:17
Elche are demoted from La Liga because of unpaid tax debts and Eibar replace them in Spain's top flight next season.
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Gatwick oil reserves '70% higher'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:12
The amount of oil in the Gatwick airport area could be about 70% more than previously estimated, an exploration company says.
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Court backs France over right to die

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:51
The European Court of Human Rights allows France to take a paralysed man off life support, in a case which divides his family.
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1,000 gas cylinders at site of blaze

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:48
An eyewitness hears gas canisters exploding at a fire which has broken out at a mattress recycling unit.
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Lloyds fined £117m over PPI handling

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:46
State-backed Lloyds Banking Group is fined a record £117m by the City watchdog for mis-handling payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints.
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Ex-All Black Collins killed in crash

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:45
Ex-All Black flanker Jerry Collins and wife Alana die in a car crash in France, with their daughter in a critical condition.
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Injuries in Italy subway collision

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:31
Two subway trains collide in the Italian capital Rome, injuring at least 12 people, although none are reported to be serious, reports say.
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Immigrants found in four port lorries

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:22
Arrests are made after 68 suspected illegal immigrants, including two pregnant women and 15 children, are found inside four lorries at a port in Essex.
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Disability benefit delay 'unlawful'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 18:03
A delay in paying welfare benefits to two disabled people was "unlawful" but did not breach their human rights, the High Court rules.
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British Museum 'guarding' Syria loot

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:42
The British Museum is guarding a precious artefact that was looted from Syria, in the hope of returning it when the country is stable.
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Eye injury forces Kieswetter to quit

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:42
Somerset and England wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter announces his retirement from cricket aged 27 because of an eye injury.
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Rower Glover could retire after Rio

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:34
Olympic champion rower Helen Glover says she could retire after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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South Korea row over Mers scare

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:34
A row has broken out between South Korean government officials over their handling of an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers).
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One Direction deny 'break' after tour

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:27
The boy band's management denies One Direction are planning to have a break after finishing their world tour.
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'Female Viagra' nears US approval

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:20
A US government panel recommends approval for a drug treating low female libido, providing patients are warned of possible strong side effects.
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Fifa paid to stop Irish legal action

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:08
Fifa confirms it made a payment to the FAI to stop a legal case after Thierry Henry's handball in a World Cup play-off against the Republic of Ireland.
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China shares hit new seven-year high

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:02
Shares in mainland China closed at a new seven-year high, with the Shanghai Composite breaching the key 5,000 level for the first time since 2008.
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US hit by 'massive data breach'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 16:45
Chinese hackers are suspected of carrying out a "massive breach" affecting the personal data of millions of US government workers, officials said.
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Turkey's least predictable election for over a decade

BBC World News - Fri, 06/05/2015 - 16:39
Is Turkey facing its last democratic election?
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