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S Korea to pump $10bn into economy

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:11
South Korea will inject billions of dollars into its economy as it continues to struggle with falling exports and the outbreak of Mers.
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NHS to reveal missed appointment cost

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:55
Patients who miss appointments will be told how much they have cost the NHS, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.
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Blast at S Korea plant kills four

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:30
At least four people are killed in an explosion at the chemical plant in Ulsan, in South Korea.
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VIDEO: Pakistan bridge foul play probed

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:10
Foul play will be investigated after a railway bridge collapsed in Pakistan, killing at least 14 people.
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Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:58
A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.
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Foreigners and locals lament Sousse's dwindling tourism

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:57
Tunisians and foreigners lament dwindling tourism
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Malaysia pushes for MH17 tribunal

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:19
Malaysia says it wants to set up an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17.
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Hong Kong-to-NI 'spoof' revealed

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:56
A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.
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Airbus plans new China plant

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:49
Airbus has signed a deal for its second factory in China, further expanding its growing relationship with the world's second largest economy.
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Pre-pay energy users 'paid £226 more'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:36
Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff, Citizens Advice says.
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CO2 emissions threaten ocean crisis

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:21
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.
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Sniffing could provide autism test

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:17
The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.
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VIDEO: India fails to publish UN health report

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:44
The Indian government is not publishing the results of a vast national survey of the health of the country's citizens.
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VIDEO: Robot suit lets paralysed soldier walk

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:39
James Johnson, who was paralysed in Afghanistan, is using an exoskeleton to walk again as part of a pioneering programme.
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VIDEO: Controlling a 'cyborg' cockroach

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:39
Researchers hope cockroaches could access disaster zones which humans cannot reach
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Mystery surrounds India health survey

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:31
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt asks why India has still not published a vast survey of women and children carried out by the government in Delhi and the UN.
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Riot reignites prison smoking debate

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:07
Australia debates cigarettes in jail after riot
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Consider Syria IS strikes, MPs urged

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:03
MPs should consider allowing Britain to bomb Islamic State targets in Syria, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
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VIDEO: Cars designed to be slept in

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:01
Vehicle design students at the Royal College of Art have been re-imagining the kind of cars that will be possible in an era of driverless transport.
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Africa's video game makers dreaming big

BBC World News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:01
How Africa's games makers plan to make it big
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