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Scotland to discover Georgia fate

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 18:12
Scotland will discover on 21 May if their Euro 2016 qualifier in Georgia will be played behind closed doors after crowd trouble in Tbilisi.
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Euro weakness helps manufacturers

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 17:38
Manufacturing and jobs are picking up in the eurozone thanks to the weaker euro, according to a closely-watched survey.
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Daily Show star defends Trevor Noah

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 17:37
One of the stars of The Daily Show speaks out in defence of Trevor Noah, its newly appointed host, amid controversy over old remarks he posted on Twitter.
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VIDEO: Bedroom library brings books to township

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 17:31
The BBC meets a man who has created his own underground library after the local council library burned down.
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Wahlberg to make Boston bombing film

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 16:55
Mark Wahlberg is to co-produce and potentially star in a film about the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon and the city-wide manhunt that followed.
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Russian dissident gets asylum in UK

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 16:44
A key ally of Russian anti-Kremlin campaigner Alexei Navalny - Vladimir Ashurkov - is granted political asylum in the UK.
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More arrests in India nun rape case

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 16:23
Police in India arrest four men in connection with the rape of an elderly nun in West Bengal state which sparked outrage.
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Joni Mitchell in 'intensive care'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 16:14
Singer songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital after being found unconscious at her home.
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Thousands in Vietnam factory strike

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 15:56
Thousands of workers at a Vietnam shoe factory continue to strike, in a rare anti-government protest over a social insurance law.
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Chinese shares up on factory survey

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 14:30
Chinese shares continue to climb after a government survey suggests that factory activity picked up unexpectedly in March.
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Fatal storms hit northern Europe

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 14:27
At least nine people have been killed in gales that have battered Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the UK.
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World's oldest person dies in Japan

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 14:02
The world's oldest person, Japan's Misao Okawa, dies from heart failure at the age of 117.
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VIDEO: Hamas leader in Israel warning

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:54
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has said the election victory in Israel by Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party will lead to 'more extremism'.
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China building 'great wall of sand'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:39
The scale of China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is leading to "serious questions" on its intentions, a top US official says.
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VIDEO: Saudi Arabia's bid to stop IS threat

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:39
Barbara Plett Usher reports on Saudi Arabia's attempts to stop its citizens joining Islamic State abroad, and asks whether it should be looking closer to home.
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New Zealander Lundy guilty of murder

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:25
A New Zealand court finds Mark Lundy guilty for a second time of murdering his wife and daughter, after his first conviction was thrown out.
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VIDEO: Palestinian 'tricked' over Banksy art

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:15
A Palestinian man says he was 'tricked' into selling a mural by the artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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VIDEO: Body found at Andrew Getty's LA home

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:08
A body has been found at the home of Andrew Getty, the grandson of John Paul Getty and heir to the family fortune.
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Meshaal warns of Israeli 'extremism'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:00
The political leader of the Palestinian group Hamas, Khaled Meshaal, tells the BBC the results of Israel's elections will diminish hopes for peace.
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'LGBT community has long way to go'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:25
Conchita Wurst says the moment people stop talking about sexual orientation will be when there is equality in the LGBT community.
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