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Storm over weather presenter told to cover up on air

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:35
TV weather presenter made to cover up mid forecast after dress complaints
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Who needs an 84m-long aircraft?

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:17
Who needs an 84m-long aircraft?
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The Cultural Revolution: A memory avoided

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:11
China tiptoes around Cultural Revolution upheaval
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April breaks global temperature record

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:08
April was the seventh month in a row to have broken global temperature records, Nasa figures show.
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Turkish strikes 'kill 27 IS militants'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:54
The Turkish army and US-led coalition forces are reported to have carried out attacks in northern Syria, killing 27 Islamic State militants.
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Nigeria arrests 'Avengers' oil militants

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:53
Nigeria arrests several suspected members of a militant group called the "Niger Delta Avengers", thought to be behind recent attacks on oil pipelines.
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'No recall vote' for Venezuela's Maduro

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:50
There will be no recall referendum against Venezuelan President Maduro, Vice-President Aristobulo Isturiz says, accusing the opposition of fraud.
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Web giants face action over hate speech

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:48
Three organisations in France say they are planning legal action against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for failing to remove hate speech.
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Pakistan 'could beat polio in months'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:26
Polio could be eradicated in Pakistan within months, the World Health Organisation says, as a mass vaccination drive is launched in the north-west.
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Shake-up at Russia's RBC seen as new Putin media raid

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:17
Russian broadcaster reined in after its revealing reports
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VIDEO: 'Photo albums lost' in Canada fire

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 18:43
One hundred people have lost their home after a fire engulfed their apartment building near Vancouver in British Columbia.
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Wembley trip for Sierra Leone Man Utd fan

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 18:03
A Manchester United fan from Sierra Leone whose dream trip to Old Trafford was ruined by Sunday's evacuation will attend the FA Cup final thanks to a campaign by supporters.
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Turning migrants away 'won't work'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 17:40
The UN high commissioner for refugees says the 60m people displaced globally is an issue involving everyone and turning migrants away "won't work".
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Trump to Muslims: 'Turn people in'

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 17:26
The presumptive Republican candidate in the US presidential election Donald Trump urges Muslims to work with the police and 'turn people in'.
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Chinese 'student' buys $24m mansion

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 17:09
Reports a Chinese student bought a multi-million dollar mansion in Vancouver spark an incredulous reaction on Chinese social media.
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Sykes-Picot: The map that spawned a century of resentment

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 16:46
The map that spawned a century of resentment
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Trump warning over UK relationship

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 16:23
US presidential hopeful Donald Trump warns he may not have a "very good relationship" with UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Chinese women react to sexual harassment of men

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 16:15
Chinese women react to sexual harassment of men
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Chili Peppers singer hospitalised

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 16:12
Rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers cancel two shows at short notice after frontman Anthony Kiedis was hospitalised with a stomach bug.
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India to 'divert rivers' to tackle drought

BBC World News - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 16:01
India is to divert water from major rivers like the Brahmaputra and the Ganges to deal with severe drought, a senior minister tells the BBC.
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