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BNP Paribas to pay $9bn to US

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 18:17
France's largest bank BNP Paribas agrees to a record $9bn (£5.1bn) settlement with US prosecutors over allegations of sanctions violations.
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EU roaming fees fall for phone users

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 18:08
Charges for surfing the internet on smartphones while travelling in the EU have been cut by half as new rules come into force.
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Bacon triptych sells for £26.7m

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 17:52
A small-format Francis Bacon triptych of his lover George Dyer sells for £26.7m at a London auction.
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VIDEO: Should EU abolish Strasbourg building?

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 17:50
Should the EU's parliament building in Strasbourg be abolished, and all sessions held in Brussels instead?
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Labour plans regional 'powerhouses'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 17:16
Labour is proposing to give more power to cities outside London and the English regions that surround them.
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India rape case editor freed on bail

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 17:00
India's Supreme Court grants bail to Tarun Tejpal, the former editor of a news magazine who is charged with raping a female colleague.
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VIDEO: Palace refuge for displaced Ukrainians

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 16:31
Refugees from eastern Ukraine and Crimea are finding refuge at the former Ukrainian president's luxurious residence - Mezhigorye.
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VIDEO: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford leaves rehab

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 16:25
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he is "ashamed, embarrassed and humiliated" by his behaviour after leaving rehab following two months of intensive treatment.
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Israel: Hamas to pay for killings

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 16:06
Israel vows retribution against Hamas, the militant Palestinian group it says kidnapped and murdered three teenagers in the occupied West Bank.
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GM recalls another 8.4 million cars

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 16:06
Embattled US car giant General Motors says it will recall another 8.4 million cars whose ignition switch defects have been linked to at least three deaths.
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Terror laws 'hinder aid operations'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 15:54
Anti-terrorism laws around the world are preventing aid agencies reaching people in desperate need, UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos warns.
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Letter from Africa: World Cup woes

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 15:16
Why Africa is still waiting to taste World Cup success
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Community US sitcom saved by Yahoo

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:57
The sixth series of Community, which was cancelled by NBC earlier this year, will now air online on Yahoo Screen.
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'Malaria leads to body odour change'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:57
Malaria parasites may change the smell of infected mice, researchers say.
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New Zealand seeks Malaysia diplomat

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:44
New Zealand PM John Key urges Malaysia to return or prosecute a diplomat charged with sexual assault who is claiming diplomatic immunity.
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Robert Downey Jr son in drug arrest

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:38
The US actor Robert Downey Jr has thanked police for arresting his 20-year-old son on suspicion of cocaine possession.
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Zaha Hadid wins Design of the Year

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:08
Artist Dame Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, wins the Design Museum Design of the Year Award.
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Fresh fighting around Iraq's Tikrit

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:01
Fresh clashes erupt around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, a day after the jihadist militant group Isis declared the creation of a "caliphate".
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VIDEO: 'My addiction is really a disease'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 13:53
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has thanked the staff at a rehab facility for "saving his life" after receiving two months of "intensive treatment" for drug and alcohol abuse.
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VIDEO: Iraqi Kurds push for separation

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 13:35
The Kurdish region of Iraq is pushing for independence according to their leader, Massoud Barzani.
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