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Harris loses conviction appeal bid

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 22:38
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.
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Deadly blast at Nigeria bus station

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 22:02
An explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria kills at least four people and injures 32 people, police say.
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Day in pictures: 31 October

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:42
Iimages from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
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Costa set to make Chelsea return

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:30
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirms striker Diego Costa will be available for Saturday's Premier League game with QPR.
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Three held over India bank heist

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:26
Police in India say they have arrested three people who they suspect robbed a bank by digging a 125-foot (40-metre) tunnel straight into the vault.
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Westwood has hole-in-one on PGA Tour

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:16
Lee Westwood posts a hole-in-one in a second round 65 to move into third, three shots behind Billy Hurley III, in Kuala Lumpur.
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French radio station catches fire

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:08
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
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Hungary scraps controversial web tax

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:57
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.
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Wenger concerned about Twitter

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:52
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is concerned by his players' use of social media site Twitter, plus more.
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Two missing after fireworks blaze

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:41
Two people are missing and a man has been arrested after a major blaze at a Stafford fireworks warehouse that left two people in hospital.
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VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:23
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.
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Eurozone inflation edges up to 0.4%

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:16
Inflation in the eurozone rose slightly in October, giving some hope that the spectre of deflation can be staved off.
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Burkina Faso leader urged to resign

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:09
Burkina Faso's opposition renews calls for the immediate resignation of President Blaise Compaore, as hundreds of protesters gather in the capital.
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Former Android boss leaves Google

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 19:57
Andy Rubin steps down from Google, while his former colleague Daniel Graf is demoted at Twitter
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Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 19:32
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.
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Allman dropped from film legal claim

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 19:32
Singer Gregg Allman is dropped from legal action filed by the family of a camera assistant killed on the set of his biopic Midnight Rider.
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Mass graves found in western Iraq

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 19:29
Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.
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Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 19:17
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds issued in 1917. It is the first payment of its kind for 67 years.
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French town bans clowns after scares

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 19:08
A mayor in the south of France bans clown disguises for a month, starting on Halloween, after several violent incidents involving teenagers dressed as clowns.
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Sony reports loss of $1.2bn

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 19:05
Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony reports a net loss for the three months to September of 136bn yen ($1.2bn; £762m).
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