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Bedtime light 'may stop cancer drug'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 15:40
Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US research.
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Hamill: Star Wars return 'a gift'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 15:30
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill calls returning to the franchise was an "unexpected gift", and says Harrison Ford is recovering well from his broken ankle.
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West Bank Gaza protests turn deadly

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 15:10
At least two Palestinians die and more than 200 are hurt during West Bank protests against Israel's military operation in Gaza.
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Wreckage of Algeria plane found

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 15:06
The wreckage of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say.
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VIDEO: West Bank Gaza protests turn deadly

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:54
At least two Palestinians have been killed during a West Bank march protesting against Israel's military operation in Gaza.
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VIDEO: Left behind in 'dead' Ukraine city

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:10
The BBC's Natalia Antelava speaks to residents in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, the last stronghold of pro-Russian separatists, to gauge how the conflict is affecting their lives.
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VIDEO: 'Fluffy' dinosaur theory sparks debate

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:10
All dinosaurs were covered with feathers or had the potential to grow feathers, a study published in the journal, Science, suggests.
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Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:07
The US says Russia has fired artillery at Ukrainian military positions in the east, a week after the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster.
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McDonald's halts nuggets sales in HK

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:36
Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.
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Africa 'needs green revolution'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:20
Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural sector needs to harvest the fruits of biotechnology in order to establish sustainable development, says a Chatham House report.
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'Fluffy' dinosaurs were widespread

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:19
A discovery of 150 million year old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more widespread among dinosaurs than previously thought.
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Wildlife loss link to child slavery

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:17
New research suggests that the global reduction in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.
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Charges over Mexico children's home

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:15
A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.
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Quiz of the week's news

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:42
Which city serves the strongest cup of coffee?
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'Alarming' increase in sham weddings

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:28
Bogus marriages have become an "industry of deceit" that is increasing at an "alarming rate", the Home Affairs select committee warns.
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Narendra Modi: Is India's PM avoiding the media?

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:26
Why Indian PM Narendra Modi is avoiding the media
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France protests over performers' pay

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:22
French performers march to defend state benefits
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Arizona halts executions amid review

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:18
Arizona halts executions pending a review of its death penalty procedures, after the allegedly botched lethal injection of a convicted murderer.
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Shift workers 'face diabetes risk'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:14
Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, with effects on waistlines, hormones and sleep increasing the risk, a study suggests.
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Obama urges action over tax scheme

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:03
US President Barack Obama urges lawmakers to end a tax loophole that allows US companies to avoid paying US corporate taxes.
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