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Airport expansion 'critical' for UK

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 14:43
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
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VIDEO: Greenhouse gas fear over meat production

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 14:41
Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.
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Man held over New Zealand killings

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 14:29
Police in New Zealand detain a man suspected of shooting two people dead and injuring a third at an unemployment office.
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US senators urge arms for Ukraine

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 13:31
Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion".
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Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:45
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force
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India unveils new village toilets

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:07
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.
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China factory growth misses forecast

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:13
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
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End in sight for WW1 War Horse ride

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:58
The War Horse Ride - commemorating the part played by British and French cavalry during World War One - is due to end in the French town of Nery.
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Cuba introduces new customs limits

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:37
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.
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VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:06
Living off the food other people throw away
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Hi-tech cars pose security risk

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 08:59
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers
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VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 08:17
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.
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Xenon and argon banned for athletes

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 07:53
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
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Foreign fighters in east Ukraine

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 07:32
The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight
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How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 07:13
Does the UK still feel a sense of obligation towards Poles?
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How do you break up an 'old lady'?

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 07:02
Bangladesh's ship breakers face economic challenge
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Ashya brother defends arrested parents

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 06:15
A boy with a brain tumour whose parents took him from a hospital against medical advice had everything he needed to be safe, his brother says.
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Conservative MP Kelly to stand down

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 06:05
Conservative MP for Dudley South Chris Kelly announces he will stand down at the 2015 general election after one term.
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Barclays sells Spanish businesses

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 06:00
Barclays Bank sells Spanish businesses for £633m to the country's third largest lender CaixaBank.
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Arsenal 'active' as deadline looms

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 06:00
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger expects to be busy on deadline day, while plenty of activity is expected after a record summer of spending.
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