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Brazilian girl 'eaten' by piranhas

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:52
A six-year-old girl has been "eaten" by piranhas and found dead with severe leg injuries in northern Brazil after falling into a river from a canoe.
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Twitter boss admits trolling failure

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:43
In a memo to staff, leaked to the Verge, Twitter boss Dick Costolo takes personal responsibility for dealing with trolling.
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Scots trio to make Six Nations bows

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:34
Scotland's Finn Russell, Mark Bennett and Blair Cowan will make their Six Nations debuts against France on Saturday.
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Nato to boost Eastern Europe defence

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:20
Nato is due to reveal details of a plan to strengthen its military presence in Eastern Europe amid intensified fighting in Ukraine.
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Lee dismisses concerns over new book

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:13
Author Harper Lee rejects claims she is being pressured into releasing a "lost" novel, saying she is "happy as hell".
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Tunisia face ban after no apology

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:09
Tunisia face being banned from the next Africa Cup of Nations after refusing to apologise for accusing Caf of cheating.
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Bin lorry driver cannot recall crash

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:08
The driver of a council bin lorry which careered out of control in Glasgow city centre, killing six people, says he has no memory of the crash.
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Carlisle reveals suicide attempt

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 19:03
Retired footballer and ex-PFA chairman Clarke Carlisle says he was trying to take his own life when he was hit by a lorry in December.
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ECB toughens its stance on Greece

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 18:56
The European Central Bank (ECB) toughens its stance with Greece by restricting financing to the country's banks, sending shares falling.
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Russia cuts swearing from hit film

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 18:50
Russian cinemas start showing the Oscar-nominated Russian film Leviathan - minus the many swear words.
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Mummies found 'floating in sewage'

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 18:49
Egyptian officials have found ancient sarcophagi floating in polluted water near the city of Minya.
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Rangers 'must play Newcastle loanees'

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 18:40
Rangers boss Kenny McDowall says he has been told by the club all five players signed on loan from Newcastle must be in his starting XI.
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Binoche to open Berlin Film Festival

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 18:18
A film starring Juliette Binoche as an arctic explorer will open the 65th Berlin Film Festival on Thursday.
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Office named best show in 20 years

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 17:56
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's breakout hit The Office is named the best TV show of the past 20 years at the Broadcast Awards.
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Takata expects bigger loss on recall

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 17:51
Japanese airbag maker Takata now expects its annual net loss to be 24% higher than it had previously forecast as charges for vehicle recalls jump.
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Delhi protest against church attacks

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 17:48
Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, detain dozens of people who were protesting against recent attacks on churches in the city.
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Delhi election: What women voters want

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 17:24
Delhi women voters on the thing they care about most
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Your pictures: Umbrellas

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 17:20
Readers' photos on the theme of umbrellas
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Teams seek Taiwan plane missing

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 17:16
Rescue teams in Taiwan are continuing to search for 12 people who remain unaccounted for after a plane crashed in a river, killing 31.
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New Horizons mission eyes Pluto

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 17:00
The New Horizons probe returns new pictures of the dwarf planet Pluto and its largest moon, Charon.
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