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Putting the Greek back into Stoicism

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 15:11
How the Stoics would cope with the Greek crisis
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Who is burning black churches? Twitter activists think they know

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 15:07
How activists pushed the story to media attention
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China to probe market manipulation

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 14:36
China will investigate suspected manipulation of the stock market, which has fallen dramatically in the past few weeks, state media report.
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Qantas pays $68m in bonus to workers

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 14:32
Australia's national carrier, Qantas, will pay a one-off bonus payment of about 90m Australian dollars to employees affected by an 18-month wage freeze.
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Spall lined up for Ian Paisley film

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 14:04
Actor Timothy Spall is in "advanced talks" to star as the late Northern Ireland first minister, Ian Paisley, in a new film.
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Sir Ian McKellen to lead Pride parade

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 14:00
Lord Of The Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen is named as grand marshal of this year's Manchester Pride Parade.
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VIDEO: ‘Irreversible change’ to sea life from CO2

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:52
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions from industrial society are drastically cut.
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Adelaide Crows coach knifed to death

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:23
The coach of Australian Football League team Adelaide's Crows, Phil Walsh, dies in a stabbing at his home, with his son charged with murder.
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NHS 'lags behind other nations'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:16
The NHS lags behind other countries when it comes to preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival rates, a report suggests.
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VIDEO: Ice lollies to keep zoo animals cool

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:11
Zoo animals across Europe are being fed frozen treats to keep them cool and hydrated during the current heatwave.
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S Korea to pump $10bn into economy

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:11
South Korea will inject billions of dollars into its economy as it continues to struggle with falling exports and the outbreak of Mers.
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NHS to reveal missed appointment cost

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:55
Patients who miss appointments will be told how much they have cost the NHS, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.
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Blast at S Korea plant kills four

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:30
At least four people are killed in an explosion at the chemical plant in Ulsan, in South Korea.
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VIDEO: Pakistan bridge foul play probed

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:10
Foul play will be investigated after a railway bridge collapsed in Pakistan, killing at least 14 people.
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Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:58
A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.
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Foreigners and locals lament Sousse's dwindling tourism

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:57
Tunisians and foreigners lament dwindling tourism
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Malaysia pushes for MH17 tribunal

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:19
Malaysia says it wants to set up an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17.
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Hong Kong-to-NI 'spoof' revealed

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:56
A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.
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Airbus plans new China plant

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:49
Airbus has signed a deal for its second factory in China, further expanding its growing relationship with the world's second largest economy.
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Pre-pay energy users 'paid £226 more'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:36
Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff, Citizens Advice says.
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