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AC/DC's Malcolm Young has dementia

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:54
Malcolm Young, founding member and rhythm guitarist of AC/DC, left the rock band because he is suffering from dementia, his family confirms.
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Chile avalanche kills extreme skiers

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:14
Extreme skiers Jean-Philippe Auclair and Carl Andreas Fransson have died in an avalanche in southern Chile, officials confirm.
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Chimp culture captured on camera

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:13
Researchers capture the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.
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EastEnders to go live to name killer

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:02
The killer of EastEnders character Lucy Beale is to be unmasked during a special live broadcast to mark the soap's 30th anniversary next year.
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SA soap on hiatus after cast sacking

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 16:53
South African soap fans are cut off from the country's most popular programme following the August sacking of its entire cast.
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Tunisian women take a 'step backwards'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 15:47
Tunisian women take a step backwards as poll contenders
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India train collision kills 12

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:47
At least 12 people have died after two passenger trains collided in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, railway officials say.
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Tesco to be probed by regulator

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:43
Tesco says it has been notified by the Financial Conduct Authority that it is under investigation following its admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
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Tesco to be probed by regulator

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:43
Tesco says it has been notified by the Financial Conduct Authority that it is under investigation following its admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
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Wednesday's gossip column

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:18
Manchester United rekindle Vidal interest, Liverpool ponder Higuain bid, Newcastle line up Moyes to replace Pardew, plus more.
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VIDEO: Kurdish weapons 'no match' for IS

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 13:09
Clive Myrie reports from the Kurdish front line in Iraq where the Peshmerga are fighting IS with weapons they say are not up to the job.
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Afghan troops killed in Kabul attack

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 13:01
At least seven Afghan soldiers are killed in a suicide bomb attack targeting a bus carrying troops in the capital, Kabul.
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Kenya leader ICC delay rejected

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:20
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected a request by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to postpone a hearing on 8 October.
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Caver freed after 12-day ordeal

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:29
An injured Spanish caver who was trapped in a 400m deep cave in north-eastern Peru for 12 days has been rescued.
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California mayor shot at home

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:45
Daniel Crespo, mayor of California suburb Bell Gardens, was shot dead and his wife taken into custody following an argument at the couple's home.
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Inheritance changes come into force

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:37
Legal changes increasing the inheritance rights of people whose spouses or civil partners die without making a will come into force.
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Japan manufacturing sentiment rises

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:20
Japanese large manufacturers' confidence improved in the three months to September, according to a closely-watched central bank survey.
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Mexico charges troops with homicide

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:49
Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June.
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Body found during Alice Gross search

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:33
Police investigating the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross say they have found a body in a west London river.
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Man charged over Oklahoma beheading

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:31
An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a female colleague after being fired from his job has been charged with first-degree murder.
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