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Firefighters strike over pensions

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 04:17
Firefighters across England begin a four-day strike in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.
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Meyiwa suspect in court in S Africa

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 03:13
A suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa during an alleged robbery.
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Reduced EU sea mission set to go

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:45
The EU is to launch a limited operation in the Mediterranean to help Italy stem the flow of migrants from North Africa.
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UN chief defends Ebola aid workers

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:31
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
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'In-flight anomaly' on Virgin rocket

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:26
A Virgin Galactic tourism rocket suffers an "in-flight anomaly", the company says.
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Bodies found after fireworks blaze

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 02:09
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.
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Kenyan Jeptoo fails doping test

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:36
Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo becomes the latest athlete from Kenya to fail a doping test, the country's athletics body confirm.
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Warmest UK Halloween on record

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:28
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.
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VIDEO: 'Peshmerga generate hope' in Kobane

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:14
The arrival of Iraqi Kurd Peshmerga fighters has "generated hope in the Kurdish community" reports Jiyar Gol from the Syria-Turkey border
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Hamilton fastest in America practice

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 01:06
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace from Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in first practice at the United States GP.
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Rooney fit but Falcao out for derby

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 00:40
Wayne Rooney is fit and will start for Manchester United in the derby with City but Radamel Falcao remains out through injury.
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Pompeii relic returned 50 years on

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 00:26
A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
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Younus hits 213 as Pakistan dominate

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 00:09
Younus Khan records his fifth Test double century as Pakistan dominate the second and final match against Australia.
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IPCC keen to avoid old ghosts

BBC World News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 00:09
Climate talks stalked by the spectre of the past
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Jeers for accused US police killer

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:58
Local residents jeer and shout abuse at a Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer and eluding authorities on a weeks-long manhunt.
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Woolf 'unsuitable' say victim groups

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:54
Victims' groups tell Home Office officials they are "unanimous" in their view that the head of an inquiry into historical child sex abuse should resign.
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Key Jerusalem holy site reopens

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:34
Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.
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BBC refuses to make Top Gear apology

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:27
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.
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VIDEO: Costa Rica issues volcano warning

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:07
Costa Rica has issued an emergency alert after the eruption of Turrialba volcano in the centre of the country.
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Myanmar in rare multi-party talks

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:06
Myanmar's president holds rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.
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