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China 'investigating Canada couple'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 17:49
Chinese authorities are investigating a Dandong-based Canadian couple on suspicion of stealing state secrets, state media say.
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Pope reinstates Nicaraguan priest

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 17:42
Pope Francis reinstates Nicaraguan priest Miguel D'Escoto, who was suspended in 1984 for taking a job in the Nicaraguan government.
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Toyota sees quarterly profits rise

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 17:36
Japanese carmaker Toyota posts a small increase in quarterly profits, as strong sales in North America and Europe offset a fall in Japan.
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Scotland to get more power - leaders

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 17:35
Scotland will be given greater powers over tax and social security if voters rejected independence, David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg announce.
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Family shock at parole judge remark

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 17:29
The parents of a murder victim call for an explanation after hearing a judge say impact statements made by bereaved families make "no difference" to parole judgements.
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Finding shelter from Ukraine's war

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:58
Meeting Ukraine's war refugees outside Kiev
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Daimler 'assisting China' in probe

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:52
The German car giant Daimler says it is helping the Chinese authorities with a probe, following reports that Chinese investigators visited its Shanghai office.
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Light column marks WW1 centenary

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:50
A column of white light reaching high above the London sky is switched on to mark 100 years since Britain entered World War One.
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India pregnant woman in daring swim

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:48
An Indian woman in her ninth month of pregnancy swims nearly a kilometre across a river swollen by monsoon rain to get to hospital and avoid a home birth.
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India pregnant woman in daring swim

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:48
An Indian woman in her ninth month of pregnancy swims nearly a kilometre across a river swollen by monsoon rain to get to hospital and avoid a home birth.
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India nurses trapped in Libya return

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:38
A group of more than 40 Indian nurses trapped in the fighting engulfing parts of Libya return home, officials say.
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Murray able to train at '100%' again

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:46
British number one Andy Murray says he has fully recovered from back surgery last year and can train at 100% again.
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Northern cities unveil transport bid

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:32
Five cities in northern England are set to unveil a joint £15bn plan to improve road and rail connections in the North.
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VIDEO: How Sweden cares for its elderly

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:21
The system for looking after older people in England is "horribly fragmented", Care Minister Norman Lamb has said during a visit Sweden to see how the elderly are cared for there.
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VIDEO: Olympics 2016: Will Rio be ready?

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:04
Olympians arriving in Rio de Janeiro at the weekend for the first test events prompt concerns about whether the city will be ready in time for 2016 Games.
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VIDEO: Helicopter rescues US hikers

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:50
Footage shows the dramatic rescue of two US hikers from mountains in California.
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Horses' ears 'communication tool'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:45
Horses look to the ears to work out what another animal is thinking, according to a study.
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Man Utd beat Liverpool in US final

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:38
Louis van Gaal's Manchester United beat Premier League rivals Liverpool 3-1 in Miami to win the International Champions Cup.
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VIDEO: Militants 'may use dams as weapons'

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:05
The BBC's Jiyar Gol reports on fears in Iraq that Isis militants could take control of the country's dams, bringing flooding to communities along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
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VIDEO: Refugees take shelter in Kiev factory

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:59
Tom Burridge visits a warehouse in Kiev which is being used as a shelter for refugees from the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
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