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Heath Robinson cartoons 'saved'

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:39
Grants worth £300,000 have prevented a large collection of works by cartoonist and illustrator William Heath Robinson being sold and potentially broken up.
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Ebola 'over by August' says UN

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:35
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa will be over by August, the head of the United Nations Ebola mission has told the BBC.
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Spain Socialists win Andalusia vote

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:13
The Spanish Socialists hold onto power in Andalusia, but the new anti-austerity party Podemos shakes up politics in the region.
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Pirelli to be bought by Chinese firm

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:58
Chinese state-owned China National Chemical (ChemChina) is to buy Italian tyre manufacturer Pirelli in deal that values the firm at €7.1bn (£5.1bn).
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Pakistan holds national day parade

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:52
Pakistan holds its first Republic Day parade in seven years, in what is being seen as a symbolic show of strength in the face of militant attacks.
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Fifa needs urgent change - Gill

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:49
David Gill says he is standing for election as Fifa vice-president because he believes "urgent" change is required.
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Paris curbs cars to fight pollution

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:40
The French authorities introduce measures to combat a sharp increase in pollution affecting Paris and other cities in northern France.
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Chand ban appeal hearing begins

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:38
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand starts a legal case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against her ban for failing a gender test.
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Suspended Tory may go 'within days'

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:20
A Conservative election candidate suspended over allegations he plotted with the English Defence league is likely to be removed from the party in days, a source tells the BBC.
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Scandal star calls for equal rights

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:19
Scandal's Kerry Washington calls for marginalised communities to unite in support of equal rights at an awards event promoting the gay community in the media.
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French conservatives edge far right

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:13
France's centre-right UMP party and its allies have come first in the first round of local elections, according to official results.
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Insurgent surges at US box office

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 17:50
Fantasy film Insurgent tops the US box office, but Sean Penn's action film Gunman misfires.
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McCullum eager to enjoy semi-final

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 17:35
Captains Brendon McCullum and AB de Villiers are in confident mood for the World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa.
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Ashya King 'free of brain cancer'

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 17:31
The parents of five-year-old Ashya King, who were detained after taking him abroad for treatment for a brain tumour, say their son is now free of cancer.
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Starbucks ditches race cup campaign

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 16:57
Baristas don't have to write Race Together on customers' cups after Starbucks in America ended its racial inequality campaign.
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Halfpenny tackling 'worries' Davies

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 16:42
Ex-Wales fly-half Jonathan Davies worries Leigh Halfpenny could be forced to retire unless he changes his tackling technique.
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VIDEO: Robotic glove used for stroke rehab

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 16:16
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have been working on a robotic glove that could help stroke patients.
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The hunters breaking an Ebola ban on bushmeat

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 16:07
Bushmeat hunting carries on, despite Ebola ban
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Nikkei hits another 15-year high

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 15:01
Asian shares started the week mostly higher, with Japan's Nikkei share index hitting a fresh 15-year high.
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Top Gear Live shows postponed - BBC

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:25
Top Gear Live shows due to have been held in Norway next week have been postponed, the BBC confirms.
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