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Football riot death sentences upheld

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 19:56
An Egyptian court upholds 11 men's death sentences over football stadium violence in Port Said in 2012 which left 74 people dead.
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Panama ex-leader faces wiretap probe

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 19:44
Panama's ex-President Ricardo Martinelli will be investigated over allegations he ordered illegal wiretaps during his time in office.
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Red card for calling player 'gay'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 19:43
A midfielder in Norway is sent off for calling an opponent "gay" as officials clamp down on homophobic language.
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Bilic appointed West Ham manager

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 19:38
West Ham name former defender Slaven Bilic as their new manager following Sam Allardyce's departure last month.
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Footage reveals IS regime in Mosul

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 19:16
The brutality and oppression of life under IS is revealed by exclusive video and testimony from Iraq's second city of Mosul, a year after it fell.
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Wimbledon bigger than ever before

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 19:09
The BBC coverage of Wimbledon 2015 will be bigger than ever before, with up to 15 live streams available to view.
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Tesco's S Korea unit 'up for sale'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 19:07
Tesco has invited six firms to bid for its South Korean business Homeplus, which has been valued at about $6bn, media reports say.
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Salazar to 'prove accusations false'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 19:05
US coach Alberto Salazar says he will show that accusations he has practised doping techniques are "false statements".
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HSBC to cut 8,000 jobs in the UK

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 19:00
HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, has announced plans to cut up to 25,000 jobs globally and rename its UK branches.
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Sam Smith 'relieved' to speak again

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:47
Sam Smith says he's "so relieved" that he can speak again after having surgery on his vocal cords.
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Kids' laureate: 'Doodle every day'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:41
Illustrator and author Chris Riddell wants to encourage "drawing every day" as part of his new role as children's laureate.
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Romanian MPs block prosecution of PM

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:38
Romania's parliament refuses to lift PM Victor Ponta's immunity from prosecution after he was questioned on suspicion of forgery, tax evasion and money laundering.
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Crews battle fuel blaze near Kiev

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:31
Emergency crews are fighting a blaze outside the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, following a huge explosion at a fuel depot.
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Released Lewis 'made wrong choices'

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:18
Ex-England all-rounder Chris Lewis is released from prison, saying "wrong choices" led to his jail sentence for cocaine smuggling.
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Pakistan man given death row reprieve

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:17
The execution of a Pakistani man convicted of manslaughter has been postponed for the fourth time - hours before he was due to be hanged, officials say.
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Amnesty call for abortion law change

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:15
Republic of Ireland's abortion law treats women like child-bearing vessels, according to a report by Amnesty International.
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US school finds 1917 board lessons

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 18:07
The traces of classroom lessons from nearly a century ago have been found preserved on blackboards at a school in Oklahoma City.
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UK trade deficit narrows in April

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 17:53
The UK trade deficit narrowed to £1.2bn in April from £3.1bn in March, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
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Greece submits new reform plan to EU

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 17:49
Cash-strapped Greece submits a revised reform plan to the European Union and International Monetary Fund.
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Lenny Henry 'chuffed' at knighthood

BBC World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 17:45
Comedian and actor Lenny Henry looks set to become Sir Lenny after confirming that he will receive a knighthood in the Queen's birthday honours.
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