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Oil firms to cut hundreds of jobs

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:07
Oil giants Shell and Taqa announce plans to cut hundreds of North Sea jobs, citing "challenging" times for the industry.
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Walcott denies bust-up with Wenger

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:57
Arsenal's Theo Walcott says he has not had a row with manager Arsene Wenger as he reveals no contract talks are under way.
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Crash pilot 'locked out of cockpit'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:36
One of the two pilots of the plane that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday was locked out of the cockpit, according to reports.
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Asylum claims 'highest for 22 years'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:23
The UN's refugee agency says the number of refugees seeking asylum in developed countries rose by 45% in 2014, with Germany receiving the most claims.
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Australia beat India to reach final

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:22
Australia power into the Cricket World Cup final with a 95-run victory over defending champions India in Sydney.
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Car had a steering problem - Alonso

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:17
Fernando Alonso says his pre-season test crash was caused by a steering problem and rejects reports he woke up thinking he was 15.
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France cuts budget deficit target

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:59
France cuts its budget deficit target for this year and signals that the economic recovery is gathering pace.
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VIDEO: How pilots operate the cockpit door

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:37
Transport correspondent Richard Westcott explains the procedures around pilots entering and leaving the cockpit of a commercial jet.
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UK retail sales up 0.7% in February

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:35
UK retail sales grow more strongly than expected, up 0.7% in February from the previous month, helped by the recovery in the housing market.
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Nigerian exodus as election looms

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:23
The Christians bussing out in case Nigeria poll turns violent
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UK to train 'moderate Syria forces'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:14
Britain to provide military training to "Syrian moderate opposition forces", Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says
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Fifty Shades director quits sequels

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:17
Sam Taylor-Johnson, the director of adult drama Fifty Shades of Grey, will not direct its planned two sequels.
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Easyjet raises profits forecast

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 16:57
Easyjet raises its profit forecast because of the weakening euro and lower oil price.
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Asia markets spooked by tech sell-off

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 16:55
Asian shares fall as investors are rattled by weak US economic data and a sharp sell-off in technology shares on Wall Street.
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Wada boss laments Armstrong 'ambush'

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 16:11
Lance Armstrong should avoid "ambushing" the Tour de France by taking part in a charity ride, says a Wada chief.
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Thursday's gossip column

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:47
Bale to remain in Spain, Liverpool and Manchester United target Barca defender, plus more.
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Alonso cleared for racing return

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:40
McLaren's Fernando Alonso is cleared by doctors to return to racing for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix.
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Deadly Vietnam scaffold collapse

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 14:04
At least 14 workers are killed and about 30 are injured when scaffolding collapses at a building site in Vietnam's Ha Tinh province.
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Flooding hits Chile desert region

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 13:49
Flash floods in one of the driest regions in the world - Chile's Atacama desert - leave two people dead and 24 missing, officials say.
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Australia murderer guilty of rapes

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 13:13
An Australian man jailed for the rape and murder of Irish woman Jill Meagher is convicted of three more rapes, officials reveal.
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