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Triple murder deaths 'unimaginable'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 21:40
The family of the victims in a suspected triple murder in Didcot describe it as an "unimaginable" tragedy.
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Nigeria fires 'cowardly soldiers'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 21:24
Nigeria's army sacks at least 200 soldiers for cowardice and failure to fight against Boko Haram militants, several soldiers tell the BBC.
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IS 'driven from Assyrian villages'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 21:21
Islamic State fighters have been driven out of Assyrian Christian villages they had seized in north-eastern Syria in February, activists say.
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Irish smacking law violates charter

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 21:08
The European Committee of Social Rights rules that the Republic of Ireland has violated a European charter by not banning all forms of corporal punishment, including parents smacking their children at home.
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Fifa election still on after arrests

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:48
The Fifa presidential election will go ahead on Friday despite the launch of two damaging corruption investigations.
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Ex-MP sentenced for teen assaults

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:36
Former Falkirk MP Eric Joyce who was convicted of attacking two teenagers in an "unjustified and unprovoked" assault is sentenced.
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IS suicide bombings kill Iraq troops

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:29
At least 17 Iraqi soldiers have been killed in a wave of suicide bombings by Islamic State militants in Anbar province, security officials say.
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New South Wales 10-11 Queensland

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:24
Cooper Cronk's drop goal edges Queensland to victory against New South Wales in the first game of the 2015 State of Origin.
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Marriage vote 'defeat for humanity'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:02
A landmark vote to allow same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland is a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official says.
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Singaporean held 'for IS links'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:58
Singapore authorities say they have detained a 19-year-old who was about to join Islamic State and was planning public attacks.
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De La Rue shares hit as profits fall

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:52
Banknote printer De La Rue sees its shares lose as much as 10% after reporting a fall in profits and a cut in its payout to shareholders.
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Arrests over Pakistan 'fake degrees'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:43
Pakistani investigators detain the head of a global internet technology firm suspected of an alleged multi-million dollar fraud selling fake degrees online.
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Bayliss 'turned down England twice'

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:42
New England coach Trevor Bayliss turned down the job in 2014 and again last week, says former colleague Geoff Lawson.
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EU-Swiss deal targets tax evasion

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:41
The EU and Switzerland have signed an agreement to prevent EU residents from hiding money in Swiss banks, the European Commission says.
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Danish PM calls snap June election

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:20
Denmark's prime minister calls an election for 18 June when her centre-left coalition is expected to face tough a challenge from the opposition.
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Jessica Lange returns to Broadway

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:09
Two-time Oscar winning actor Jessica Lange is set to return to New York's Broadway next year in Eugene O'Neill's play Long Day's Journey Into Night.
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Hamas accused of Gaza rights abuses

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 18:15
Hamas committed serious human rights abuses including killings and torture of Palestinian civilians in 2014, Amnesty International says.
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Crew flee ship amid N Sea blast fears

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 18:13
A crew abandons a container ship a few miles off the German coast amid fears that its cargo of fertiliser could explode.
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Davies out of the Rugby World Cup

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 17:56
Wales centre Jonathan Davies is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a serious knee injury.
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WW2 bomb prompts Cologne evacuation

BBC World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 17:44
Some 20,000 people in the German city of Cologne are forced to leave their homes as authorities defuse a one-tonne bomb from World War Two.
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