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Samsung reveals virtual reality kit

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 23:23
Samsung unveils a virtual reality headset and a smartphone whose screen bends around one of its sides, at the Ifa tech show in Berlin.
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Forgotten Ford play to be revived

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 23:16
The Royal Shakespeare Company is to stage a 1620s play by John Ford for the first time since its debut, as part of their summer 2015 season.
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Ukraine deal 'by Friday' - Putin

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 23:15
Russian President Vladimir Putin says a peace agreement between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels in the east could be reached on Friday.
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Alonso wants to extend Ferrari stay

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 23:14
Fernando Alonso is keen to extend his contract at Ferrari beyond 2016 despite not winning a race since May last year.
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US porch killer jailed for 17 years

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 23:02
A man who killed an unarmed woman who banged on the door of his home in suburban Detroit is sentenced to 17 years in prison.
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Sri Lanka rape doctor to be executed

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 22:57
A Sri Lankan doctor is sentenced to death for raping and murdering a patient at a hospital near the capital Colombo.
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VIDEO: Istanbul bridge collapse kills one

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 22:55
One person has been killed and four people injured when a pedestrian overpass collapsed in Istanbul, Turkey.
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VIDEO: Inside hospital welcoming maggots

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 22:44
Patients in Kenya may soon start receiving live maggots as a treatment after promising results from a pilot study using the age-old practice
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VIDEO: Ukraine on the brink: Special programme

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 22:32
Watch a BBC News special programme as President Putin says he hopes for a peace agreement by Friday
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VIDEO: CCTV shows China prisoners walk out

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 22:15
Three inmates have a escaped from a detention centre in north eastern China and a huge manhunt is now under way.
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Frozen characters to return in short

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 22:13
Disney reveals Frozen characters Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf the snowman will return for a short called Frozen Fever next spring.
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Kenyan leader's carjacked BMW found

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 22:08
A vehicle belonging to the Kenyan president's security convoy, which was stolen last week in Nairobi, is found in Uganda, officials confirm.
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Japan PM boosts women in cabinet

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 22:00
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe brings five women into the cabinet as he reshuffles his ministers amid falling poll ratings.
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Ryder Cup vice-captains selected

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:56
Captain Paul McGinley names Padraig Harrington, Jose Maria Olazabal and Miguel Angel Jimenez as European vice-captains.
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Lesotho PM returns after fleeing

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:41
Lesotho's prime minister returns home after fleeing the mountain kingdom to neighbouring South Africa on Saturday, alleging there had been a coup.
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Turkish policeman jailed for killing

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:19
A Turkish policeman who killed a protester during last summer's demonstrations in the capital, Ankara, is sentenced to seven years and nine months in jail.
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Electronics giants fined for cartel

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 21:18
Philips, Samsung and Infineon are fined 138m euros by the European Commission for fixing prices of chips used in smartphones.
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Ashya's mother 'cried and prayed'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 20:56
The mother of Ashya King tells the BBC in an exclusive interview how she prayed in prison she would be reunited with her child.
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VIDEO: Beheading 'will not intimidate US'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 20:51
President Barack Obama has vowed the US will not be intimidated, after Islamic State militants released a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
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Fukushima workers sue over pay

BBC World News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 20:35
A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard pay.
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