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'Increased risk' of winter blackouts

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 07:01
Spare capacity on the UK electricity system is set to fall to its tightest level in a decade, National Grid says, increasing the risk of blackouts.
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VIDEO: Caring for Liberia's orphans of Ebola

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 07:01
Mercy Washington is one of a number of Liberian women who have decided to care for some of the 5,000 children orphaned by Ebola.
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VIDEO: Icy swim that warmed Cold War rivals

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 07:01
How Lynne Cox swam between the US and the Soviet Union
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Obama lays out justice reform plan

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 06:52
President Barack Obama calls sweeping reforms to the US criminal justice system including curbing solitary confinement and voting rights for felons.
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Laibach to play in N Korea 'first'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 06:01
Controversial Slovenian group Laibach are to be the first foreign contemporary band to play in North Korea, director Morten Traavik tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Riding rapids on 'Tube to Work Day'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 05:39
Dozens of commuters in Colorado took an alternative route to the office on Tuesday, floating down the Boulder river to their places of work.
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I'm glad it's over, says Sterling

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 05:37
Raheem Sterling says he is ready to consistently challenge for major honours after completing his £49m move to Manchester City.
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'Clean rider' Froome wants respect

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 05:35
Tour de France leader Chris Froome says he is a "clean rider" and wants more respect, but understands doping questions.
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Greek PM defends 'harsh' debt deal

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 05:35
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vows to implement a deal offered by eurozone leaders, but makes it clear he does not believe in it.
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Tension mounts over Pluto signal

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 05:05
Tension is mounting as scientists await confirmation that a flyby of Pluto by Nasa's New Horizons probe was a success.
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VIDEO: A guide to the land of 68 languages

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 04:41
A guide to getting by in the land of 68 languages
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Honda pays $24m to settle race claim

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 04:05
Honda agrees to pay $24m to settle US claims that it discriminated against some customers based on race.
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BBC boss 'fights back' at critics

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 03:54
The BBC's director general launches a robust defence of the corporation's programming amid claims that it has strayed from its public service remit.
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Nasa spacecraft speeds past Pluto

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 03:14
Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has made the first visit to Pluto, approaching within 12,500km of the icy world.
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Greek PM in race to pass key reforms

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 02:45
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras battles to persuade colleagues and coalition partners to back laws by Wednesday as part of a third eurozone bailout.
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Ex HSBC boss 'we didn't get it right'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 02:27
Former HSBC boss Lord Green has admitted the bank "didn't get everything right" when buying the Swiss private bank at the centre of a tax evasion scandal
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Obama foes condemn Iran nuclear deal

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 02:14
US conservatives strongly criticise the deal reached between major world powers and Iran that limits Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of sanctions.
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VIDEO: Probe's photo of dwarf planet Pluto

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 02:01
The New Horizons probe has reached Pluto after a 10 year journey of three billion miles (4.8 billion km).
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Overdose death of rock star's friend

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 01:58
Guitarist Alan Wass was found unconscious in his London flat, an inquest at Westminster Coroner's Court hears.
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Artist damages theatre in axe attack

BBC World News - Wed, 07/15/2015 - 01:51
Turner Prize-winning artist Douglas Gordon uses an axe to attack the wall of a theatre where he has staged a new play to scathing reviews.
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