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Benefit plan 'could hit young Britons'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 19:27
Thousands of young Britons could lose the right to claim some benefits for four years as part of government plans to tighten the rules for EU migrants.
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Pyrgos captains Scots against Irish

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 19:13
Glasgow Warriors scrum-half Henry Pyrgos is named Scotland captain for the World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.
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Asia and US boost Prudential profit

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:47
Prudential reports a 17% jump in operating profits for the first half of 2015, boosted by increasing business across Asia and the US.
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Iraq's parliament backs PM's reforms

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:43
Iraq's parliament approves reforms proposed by the prime minister to stamp out corruption and ease sectarian tensions.
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Inside the world of Indian CEOs

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:37
The source of CEOs at some of the world's top firms
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Why China is devaluing the yuan

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 17:49
Why China is devaluing its currency
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Scorsese and DiCaprio team up again

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 17:02
Leonardo DiCaprio is to work with director Martin Scorsese for a sixth time, this time playing one of America's first serial killers, Dr HH Holmes.
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Nigeria sets up anti-corruption team

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 16:19
Nigeria's President Buhari appoints a committee to advise him on how best to tackle corruption and reform the legal system.
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Stunt 'sullied memory' of 9/11 dead

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 16:15
Two base jumpers who parachuted off New York's One World Trade Center have "sullied the memories" of 9/11 victims, according to a judge.
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VIDEO: Life as a transgender person in Egypt

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 15:21
Egypt is the only Arab country with legal provisions for gender identity disorder patients, but despite this they suffer from social stigma.
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Tuesday's gossip column

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 14:31
Man City make £47m bid for Kevin De Bruyne, Real Madrid's final offer for David De Gea & Leiva to leave Reds.
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VIDEO: 'Abused and blackmailed' as a child in Pakistan

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 13:34
As 14 people are arrested in Pakistan on suspicion of being involved in a child sex abuse scandal, one abuse survivor tells the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil what happened to him at the age of 14.
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Japan restarts Sendai nuclear plant

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:50
Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor under new safety rules since all plants were shut down after the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
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Australia sets new emissions target

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:26
Australia is taking an emissions reduction target to an international meeting in Paris that is below that of the US and Canada.
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Shares jump on Alibaba-Suning deal

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:20
Alibaba and Suning stocks jump on news that the Chinese online giant will take a major stake in the offline retailer.
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Thai king treated for water on brain

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 11:56
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej is recovering from treated for hydrocephalus, an excessive build-up of fluid on the brain, say authorities.
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Stabbed teacher 'feared he would die'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 11:19
A teacher who was stabbed by a 14-year-old pupil speaks for the first time about how he feared he would die after the classroom attack.
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Colleges cut science in cash squeeze

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:25
Sixth form colleges in England say they have had to cut the number of science and foreign language courses they offer, because of financial pressures.
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The fear of censorship in Indian media

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 09:06
The fear of censorship in Indian media
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Legionnaires' outbreak widens in NYC

BBC World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 08:56
An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York - largest in the city's history - leaves at least 12 people dead.
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