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Biggest fall in food prices since 2008

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 22:00
The UN says last month saw the biggest drop in international food prices in seven years, as demand slows in Russia and China.
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SA investigates 'mine gang' killings

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 21:57
South African police are investigating the death of 15 suspected illegal miners killed in clashes between rival gangs in a disused Johannesburg mine.
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Fifa officials stayed 'far too long'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 21:04
Fifa's corruption problems are a result of the longevity of some officials in key positions, says a senior figure.
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BBC man in child worker rescue drama

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 21:03
BBC employee Rakesh Sinha was caught up in the rescue of a child worker in India, after the 13-year-old climbed down into his balcony to escape her employers.
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Furore over 'mob family' interview

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 21:00
Italy's state broadcaster under fire for interview with relatives of alleged mafia boss.
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New Seamus Heaney work out in 2016

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 20:33
A verse translation of Aeneid: Book VI by the late poet Seamus Heaney is to be published next year, his publisher and family announce.
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VIDEO: Vegas plane fire: 'Please remain seated'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 20:20
Footage has emerged of the moment passengers on board a British Airways plane on a runway in Las Vegas realised it was on fire.
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UK interest rates held in 8-1 vote

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 20:18
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee votes 8-1 to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5%, but lowers its UK growth forecast.
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I did not lie over Welbeck - Wenger

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 20:18
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he did not lie about the extent of Danny Welbeck's injury before the transfer window shut.
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Giant Lenin 'head' unearthed in Berlin

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 20:13
The head of a statue of Russian revolutionary Lenin is unearthed in Germany, 24 years after its burial following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Brit trio in America's Got Talent final

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:22
Three British acts are through to the finals of America's Got Talent, the annual US talent search.
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Snake found in India water bottle

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:14
Officials in India receive a slimy surprise, when a live baby snake is found in a bottle of drinking water at a government event.
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South Africa rugby boss denies racism

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:45
South Africa's rugby chief hits back at allegations of racism following a row over the selection of a mainly white squad for the World Cup.
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Uber dealt blow over driver status

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:39
Uber's ongoing legal row with drivers who claim they are wrongly classified as contractors heats up as possible precedents emerge.
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Social media on Asia's annual haze

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:35
Making fun of Asia’s annual haze
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African science research fund launched

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:35
A new fund is launched to boost science in Africa, amid concerns that research is too Western-focused.
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California drops petroleum cut plan

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:24
California has dropped plans to halve petroleum use in vehicles by 2030, after intense lobbying from the oil industry.
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Netanyahu in UK for Middle East talks

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:11
Action is needed to stop the Middle East "disintegrating" under the threat of militant Islamists, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says on a visit to the UK.
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Jonathan King held in child abuse probe

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:10
The former music industry figure Jonathan King has been arrested on suspicion of historical child sex offences, the BBC understands.
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Terror arrests reach 'record high'

BBC World News - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:06
The number of people arrested for terrorism-related offences in the UK reaches record levels with 299 arrests in the past year - up 31% - Home Office figures reveal.
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