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Ferrari chairman quits after 23 years

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 17:33
Ferrari's long-time chairman Luca Di Montezemolo is stepping down and will be replaced by Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne.
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Brazil 1-0 Ecuador

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 17:31
Willian's first-half goal gives Brazil a 1-0 victory over Ecuador in an international friendly in New Jersey.
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VIDEO: Kinshasa orchestra: 'It was a dream'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 17:23
The Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra from the troubled Democratic Republic of Congo gives its first UK concert in Manchester on Thursday.
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Rooney starts player-only meetings

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:43
England captain Wayne Rooney is holding player-only meetings to try to improve the team's morale and performances.
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Palestinian shot dead in West Bank

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:29
A Palestinian man has been shot dead during an Israeli raid on a refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah, officials from both sides say.
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Australia shootings: Body found

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:26
Australian police find a body and a gun near a rural New South Wales farmhouse where a woman and her three children were found dead.
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Kingfisher boss Cheshire to step down

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:23
Home improvements retailer Kingfisher has said its chief executive Ian Cheshire is to step down and will be replaced by Veronique Laury.
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Australia police raid Islamic centre

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 15:51
Police in Australia arrest two in Islamic centre raid, a day after its spy chief said he was considering upgrading the terror threat level.
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Obama 'has authority' to fight IS

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 15:17
US President Obama says he "has the authority" to widen military action against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria without Congressional approval.
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24 dead in Pakistan mosque collapse

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 15:07
At least 24 people are now known to have been killed after the roof of a mosque collapsed in the Pakistani city of Lahore, officials say.
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Taiwan fines edible oil firm $1.6m

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:53
Taiwan fines edible oil manufacturer $50m Taiwan New dollars ($1.6m; £1.03m) over its sales of dirty recycled waste oil.
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VIDEO: Profile of judge in Pistorius trial

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:31
Andrew Harding profiles Judge Thokozile Masipa, who grew up in a poor township outside Johannesburg, and became the second black woman to become a judge in South Africa.
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Wales' Bale bemoans 'worst pitch'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:23
Wales star Gareth Bale says the pitch for their Euro 2016 qualifying win in Andorra was "the worst I have ever played on".
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Japan watchdog backs reactor restart

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:57
Japan's nuclear regulator gives formal safety sign-off for two reactors to restart, moving the tsunami-hit nation closer to a resumption of nuclear energy.
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China investment at 'record high'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:46
China is world's third largest investor for the second year in 2013, according to state news agency Xinhua, as its outbound investment reaches a record high.
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VIDEO: Buried alive by an 'ocean of debris'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:09
BBC Pop Up hears stories of survival from a "500-year flood"
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Confusion over Fiji's UN troops

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:52
Fiji's military says 45 UN peacekeepers taken captive in Syria will be released this week, but a Fijian government official denies the reports.
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Dementia patients 'face care tax'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:07
Dementia patients in the UK face what is, in effect, a "care tax" because they are left to sort out much of the care they need themselves, experts say.
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US father 'killed his five children'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 09:47
A US father is suspected of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in another state, police say.
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US elephant keeper trampled to death

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 09:38
The co-founder of a home for retired circus elephants in the US state of Maine dies after one of the animals stepped on him, police say.
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