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VIDEO: The village hosting Kobane refugees

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 17:45
Jiyar Gol visits a Turkish border village and hears from refugees from the besieged Syrian city of Kobane.
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The struggle to cope with Lassa fever

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 17:37
The deadly virus which Ebola has pushed into the sidelines
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Manchester to have elected mayor

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 17:32
Greater Manchester is to have an elected mayor to preside over regional policies including transport, social care and housing, Chancellor George Osborne announces.
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HSBC reserves $378m in currency probe

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 17:18
HSBC has set aside $378m (£237m) to cover potential costs from investigations into currency trading.
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Merkel 'would accept UK exit from EU'

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:53
Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned David Cameron she would rather see the UK leave the EU than change freedom of movement rules, German press reports say.
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Jazz legend Acker Bilk dies aged 85

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:42
Jazz clarinettist Acker Bilk, who personified the trad jazz revival of the 1950s and '60s, dies at the age of 85.
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Publicis agrees Sapient takeover

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:28
French advertising giant Publicis agrees to buy US-based Sapient for $3.7bn (£2.3bn) in cash.
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Anais Mitchell's folk opera ambitions

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:14
Folk star Anais Mitchell learns lessons from Broadway
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VIDEO: Call of Duty hopes to thrill gamers

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:13
Will the new Call of Duty reinvigorate the franchise?
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VIDEO: Syria kids' art project goes global

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:01
Activists are offering the world a look at events in Syria through the eyes of children in the form of a giant canvas covered with their original art work.
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Strong rise in Toyota's China sales

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:53
Japanese carmaker Toyota saw a strong rise in sales through its two joint ventures in China last month.
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China officials 'bought corpses'

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:49
Two officials in Guangdong province are arrested after allegedly buying corpses from grave robbers to meet cremation quotas, Chinese media say.
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Argentina suspends P&G business

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:48
Argentina temporarily bans the consumer products giant Procter & Gamble from doing business amid accusations of tax fraud.
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Monday's gossip column

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:36
Gerrard could swap Liverpool for US, Spurs set to make January push for Shaqiri, Man City line up Simeone, plus more.
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Hamilton happy to ‘outsmart’ Rosberg

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:35
Lewis Hamilton says he "outsmarted" title rival Nico Rosberg on his way to making British racing history at the United States Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Tightrope walker 'shaking like leaf'

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:05
US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda has successfully completed back-to-back high-wire walks above the city of Chicago, watched by thousands of people.
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Asia shares down on China PMI data

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 14:43
Asian shares fall after Chinese manufacturing data shows slowing growth in the world's second largest economy.
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VIDEO: Tackling extremism at its roots

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 14:39
A project in London is trying to stop the number of young people going to fight in Syria and Iraq by tackling extremism.
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VIDEO: Burkinabe army 'to hand over power'

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 14:20
Burkina Faso's military has said it will install a transitional government, days after it seized power as President Blaise Compaore's resigned.
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MP wants Fraud Office to probe Fifa

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 14:20
An MP wants the Serious Fraud Office to look into the World Cup 2018 and 2022 bidding process after allegations of an FBI sting.
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