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Low oil price narrows UK trade gap

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 18:54
The falling price of oil helped to narrow the UK's trade gap with the rest of the world in November to its lowest since June 2013, figures show.
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VIDEO: Koalas given mittens after bushfires

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 18:46
Koalas caught up in wildfires currently burning across southern Australia are being given special mittens while they are treated for burns in a wildlife hospital in Adelaide.
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VIDEO: 'We are scared inside high school'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 18:33
As the hunt for the suspects linked to the Charlie Hebdo massacre focuses on Dammartin-en-Goele, local resident Miriam Jeunet tells the BBC people in the area are ''very scared''.
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Taylor sorry for Evans comments

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 17:41
Football players' union chief Gordon Taylor apologises after comparing the Hillsborough tragedy to the Ched Evans case.
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Taliban 'turn down Afghan posts'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 17:36
The Taliban have been offered posts in Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's new government but have turned them down, the BBC understands.
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VIDEO: Gunmen's car in high speed chase

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 17:34
One person has reportedly been shot dead in northern France as police close in on gunmen suspected of killing staff at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.
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Hawking and Budapest lead Bafta field

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:48
Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones receive major acting nominations for Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything, while The Grand Budapest Hotel is up for 11 awards.
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VIDEO: Jackie Chan's son jailed on drug charge

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:20
Jaycee Chan, the son of action film star Jackie Chan, has been jailed for six months for a drug offence.
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France tightens net in manhunt

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 16:03
Armed police backed by helicopters search a rural region of northern France for Islamist gunmen who attacked Charlie Hebdo magazine.
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MI5 'cannot stop every threat to UK'

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 15:58
The threat of a terror attack in the UK is increasing but security services cannot be expected to stop every plot, the head of MI5 warns.
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Friday's gossip column

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 15:26
Messi will cost £500m, Man Utd target Hummels, Drogba to the MLS, Balotelli snubs Olympiakos, plus more.
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Coca-Cola to cut up to 1,800 jobs

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 15:19
Drinks giant Coca-Cola is set to cut up to 1,800 jobs worldwide as it continues cost-cutting efforts.
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Years & Years win BBC Sound Of 2015

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 15:16
Soulful synth-pop trio Years & Years have come top of the BBC Sound Of 2015 list, which highlights the best new artists for the year ahead.
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Cosby faces rape heckle in Canada

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 15:05
Bill Cosby is heckled by a man who shouts "you are a rapist" during a show in London, Ontario.
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Man out of coma after Sydney fight

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 14:52
Patrick Lyttle, a 31-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has come out of a coma after allegedly being knocked unconscious by his brother in Sydney.
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VIDEO: BBC finds Russians fighting in Ukraine

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 14:34
The BBC has gained access to training camps inside Russia where fighters talk openly about taking on the Ukrainian army, despite official Russian denials of their involvement.
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VIDEO: Sri Lanka leader admits defeat

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 14:21
Sri Lanka's long-time leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has admitted defeat in the presidential election, his office says.
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Jackie Chan's son jailed in China

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 13:22
The son of Chinese film star Jackie Chan, Jaycee, is jailed for six months in China for "sheltering others to use drugs".
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'Pings' detected in AirAsia search

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 13:09
"Pings" have been detected in the Java Sea which could have come from the black box of AirAsia flight QZ8501, officials say.
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Damage warnings as 100mph gales hit

BBC World News - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:57
Gusts of more than 100mph (160km/h) have begun to hit Scotland as forecasters warn gales could cause travel disruption and damage.
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