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Trott not suited as opener - Boycott

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 02:09
Jonathan Trott should be replaced as an England opener after another duck, says Geoffrey Boycott.
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Army to hand over 'rescued' Nigerians

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 01:20
The Nigerian military is expected to hand over nearly 300 people rescued from Boko Haram camps, so they can receive treatment and see their families.
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Congo bans Islamic face veil

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:58
Congo-Brazzaville bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public places, saying it is to counter extremism.
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Nepal: 1,000 EU citizens 'missing'

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:57
EU officials say they are struggling to locate 1,000 citizens unaccounted after Nepal's earthquake, amid fresh calls for foreign help and humanitarian aid.
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VIDEO: 'I want to know if my brother is alive'

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:49
One month after the Garissa university attack there are allegations Kenyan security forces have carried out extra-judicial killings in their hunt for members of the al-Shabab group.
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Istanbul police clash with leftists

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:46
Turkish police say they have detained nearly 140 people following clashes during May Day protests in Istanbul.
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Bodies found in Thailand jungle camp

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:12
Police in Thailand have found dozens of graves in an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand, on a route regularly used by people smugglers.
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Italy opens 'feed the planet' Expo

BBC World News - Sat, 05/02/2015 - 00:10
A major global commercial fair - Milan Expo 2015 - opens in northern Italy, but violence breaks out in the city as protesters clash with police.
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Tour de Yorkshire win for Nordhaug

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:59
Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug wins the first stage of the three-day Tour de Yorkshire in a sprint finish in Scarborough.
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Sterling slides as manufacturing slows

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:59
Sterling has fallen sharply against the US dollar after growth in the UK manufacturing sector slowed markedly in April.
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VIDEO: The 'White Zulu' singing Maskandi

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:57
South African musician David Jenkins, who is known as Qasadi and has the nickname "White Zulu", talks about his passion for Zulu culture and music.
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VIDEO: Asia battle for US bullet train deal

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:55
Two titans of Asian business and technology battle for the contract to build America's first bullet train.
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Messi: The goal that started the legend

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:48
Ten years ago, Lionel Messi scored the first of his 403 goals for Barcelona. BBC Sport looks back at his goal-den decade.
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Hillsborough officer 'wrong over fans'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:43
A former police chief says he was "wrong" to issue a statement saying fans' behaviour at Hillsborough "made the job of the police harder", the inquests hear.
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Technology 'threatens map skills'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:35
A reliance on sat-navs and smartphone map apps is undermining map-reading skills, the Royal Institute of Navigation says.
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VIDEO: Baltimore: 'Charges will be filed'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:32
Baltimore's top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, says she plans to file criminal charges against six police officers over the death of Freddie Gray.
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UN denies CAR troop abuse 'cover up'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:29
A United Nations spokesman denies allegations of a child abuse cover up in the Central African Republic, calling them "frankly offensive".
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R&B legend Ben E King dies at 76

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:24
R&B and soul singer Ben E King, best known for the classic song Stand By Me, dies at the age of 76.
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Globe confirms new artistic director

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:06
Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.
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Arrests in stolen car insurance scam

BBC World News - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:06
Three people are arrested over claims they traded in details of car insurance customers who had been involved in an accident.
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