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Queen's new coin portrait unveiled

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 20:55
A new coinage portrait of the Queen is unveiled, but the image will only appear on coins later this year.
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Ikea debuts phone-charging furniture

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 20:44
Furniture giant Ikea has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices.
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Tintin items up for auction in Paris

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 20:38
Hundreds of storyboards, drawings and books by Tintin creator Georges Remi - better known as Herge - are to go under the hammer in Paris.
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Bangladesh arrest over writer murder

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 20:35
Police in Bangladesh arrest a radical Islamist for alleged involvement in the hacking to death of atheist writer Avijit Roy.
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Irish manufacturing boosts eurozone

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 20:07
Manufacturing in Ireland rose to its highest in over 15 years in February, according to Markit PMI survey
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Dakota Johnson's IS skit criticised

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 20:07
A spoof advert for IS starring Fifty Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson is broadcast on Saturday Night Live, causing a furore on Twitter.
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Terry rules out England return

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 20:03
Chelsea skipper John Terry hails the atmosphere at Wembley but rules out a return to the England team.
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Brooks to join Murdoch-owned Storyful

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:56
Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, is to be re-hired by Rupert Murdoch.
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UK cuts 'concern' head of US Army

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:49
The US Army's most senior general says he is "very concerned" about the impact spending cuts will have on the strength of the UK's armed forces.
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Kashmir leader's remarks spark row

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:39
India's government distances itself from remarks by the Kashmir chief minister, who said Pakistan and militants deserved credit for peaceful state elections.
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VIDEO: National pride in Ukraine school

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:33
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism.
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Uruguay leaders' love of old cars

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:32
Newly inaugurated Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez continues his predecessor Jose Mujica's tradition of using vintage cars for official engagements.
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What have we learned at World Cup?

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:20
Halfway through tournament, what have we learned?
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VIDEO: Witness describes LA police shooting

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:18
A man is shot and killed by Los Angeles police during an altercation at a homeless camp in the city's Skid Row area.
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US police shoot homeless man dead

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 18:55
A video captures the moment three US police officers shoot dead a homeless man during a scuffle in the Skid Row area of central Los Angeles.
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South Africa aware of Irish strength

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 18:44
Former Ireland coach Adrian Birrell will ensure South Africa know everything about Tuesday's World Cup opponents.
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Ukraine MPs in vote to avert meltdown

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 18:34
Ukraine's MPs are due to vote on reforms that need to be passed before the IMF will unlock desperately-needed assistance, reports the BBC's David Stern.
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Emwazi 'not huge concern' at school

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 18:23
Islamic State militant Mohammed Emwazi was never suspected of being radicalised during his school days, his former head teacher says.
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Will Smith film topples Fifty Shades

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:58
Will Smith's crime caper Focus debuts at number one on the North American box office chart, knocking Fifty Shades of Grey off the top spot.
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Pietersen to work on England return

BBC World News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:38
Kevin Pietersen says he will try to secure a return to the England side after ECB chairman Colin Graves' encouraging words.
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