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Nicaragua unveils major canal route

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 20:13
Nicaragua unveils the route of the inter-oceanic canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific it is planning to start building later this year.
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Nigeria to show Biafran war film

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 20:06
The film Half of a Yellow Sun, about the Biafran war, is to be shown in cinemas in Nigeria from August after film censors gave it approval.
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Rolls-Royce car sales up by a third

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:46
Engineering firm Rolls-Royce sees a record 33% rise in luxury car sales in the half year to June compared with last year.
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'Lax labour checks' risk to workers

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:28
Low-skilled workers from the UK and abroad are at risk of exploitation because labour regulations are being flouted or not properly enforced, a report warns.
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Israel launches new strikes on Gaza

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:27
Israel carries out more air strikes on the Gaza Strip, following a volley of rockets fired on Israel by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas.
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VIDEO: Kim Jong-un filmed limping in public

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:25
Rare footage showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un limping as he attends commemorations marking the 20th anniversary of his grandfather's death have aired on state TV.
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Typical writer 'earns £11,000 a year'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:24
A typical full-time writer earns £11,000 a year, according to research by an authors' society.
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Pistorius witnesses 'refused stand'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:12
Some witnesses refused to testify at the televised trial of Oscar Pistorius because of the publicity, his lawyer says, as his defence closes.
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VIDEO: The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:00
How France sank an environmentalist ship
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Mother 'beat Mikaeel for four days'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:59
Rosdeep Adekoya, mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, appears in court in Edinburgh charged with his murder.
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VIDEO: Tough Mudder: A great away day?

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:17
It is perhaps not everyone's idea of team bonding or your company away day, but the founder of Tough Mudder is banking annual revenues of more than $100m (£58m).
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Corrie's Hayley up for TV awards

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:14
Former Coronation Street actress actress Julie Hesmondhalgh is nominated for best soap actress at the TV Choice Awards.
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Buttler called up as cover for Prior

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:12
England call up Jos Buttler as cover for wicketkeeper Matt Prior ahead of the first Test against India, which starts on Wednesday.
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EU Commission row reaches top court

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:10
The head of the European Commission tells judges the actions of Maltese ex-colleague John Dalli in 2012 put the entire Commission's reputation at risk.
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VIDEO: Brit arrested over Fifa ticket scam

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:08
Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup ticket
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VIDEO: Pistorius defence case finishes

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:05
The defence team in the trial of the South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has brought its case to a close.
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US cupcake chain Crumbs shuts stores

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 17:56
US cupcake chain Crumbs is shutting all its shops, a week after its shares were suspended from trading on the Nasdaq index.
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Air France-KLM warns on profits

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 17:53
Franco-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM shares fall over 5% on Tuesday after it issues a profit warning.
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Man City sign Malaga keeper Caballero

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 17:47
Manchester City complete the signing of goalkeeper Willy Caballero from Spanish side Malaga on a three-year contract.
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Eduard Shevardnadze: Controversial to the end

BBC World News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 17:35
Disputed legacy of Georgian who helped end Cold War
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