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Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015

BBC World News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:02
Selection of the best news photographs around the world
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Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:59
The authorities in Sierra Leone enforce a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray.
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VIDEO: Ebola lockdown in Sierra Leone

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:38
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, with the entire population ordered to stay at home
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Singapore advises against Lee queues

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 23:13
Singapore urges people not to join the queue to view Lee Kuan Yew lying in state, while India declares a day of national mourning for the statesman.
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Uighurs to remain in Thai detention

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 22:56
A court in Thailand rules that a group of Muslim Uighurs at the centre of a diplomatic dispute between Turkey and China can remain in Thai detention.
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Sex abuse 'cover-up' inquiry extended

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 22:55
Three new investigations into alleged corruption by the Metropolitan Police over claims of child abuse are to be managed by the police watchdog.
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US Senate's Harry Reid to retire

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 22:48
The top Democrat in the US Senate, Harry Reid, has announced he will not seek re-election in 2016.
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VIDEO: Tech to help navigate Tokyo transport

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 22:39
How beacon technology can help you navigate Tokyo’s complicated public transport system.
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Tate seeks rethink over 'looted' art

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 22:20
Tate Gallery says "new information" has emerged over a John Constable painting in its collection thought to have been stolen by the Nazis.
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Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 21:53
Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, narrowly avoided contracting in 2014 with a growth rate of just 0.1% for the year.
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Blackberry posts profit for quarter

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 21:44
Canadian mobile phone firm Blackberry posts better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. but its revenues showed a larger-than-expected drop.
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Pietersen could 'tear apart' England

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 21:42
Bringing back Kevin Pietersen could "tear apart the fabric" of the England team, says former Australia coach John Buchanan.
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Labour to cap private profits in NHS

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 20:38
A Labour government would cap the amount of profit private firms can make from the NHS, Ed Miliband says as he launches the party's election campaign.
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Leaders grilled in election special

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 20:27
David Cameron and Ed Miliband are put on the spot over immigration, the EU and spending plans in the first set-piece TV broadcast of the election.
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VIDEO: Brazil faces economic slowdown

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 20:20
Government stimulus measures dragged Brazil out of recession last year - but possibly not for long.
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Work earlier in summer, says Japan PM

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 20:17
Japan's prime minister says people should start work earlier during summer months for a better work-life balance.
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Renault considers quitting Formula 1

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 20:06
Renault is considering whether to buy a team and become a constructor again or pull out of F1 altogether.
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Hamilton left 'heavily compromised'

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:50
Lewis Hamilton says his preparations for the Malaysian Grand Prix have been "heavily compromised" by reliability problems.
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Safari users win right to sue

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:25
Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings.
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Flight chaos from Amsterdam power cut

BBC World News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:19
Flights are diverted from Schiphol airport after a major power cut hits Amsterdam and surrounding areas in the northwest of the Netherlands.
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