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UK aid donations to Nepal reach £15m

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 07:52
The UK announces a further £5m in aid for the earthquake relief effort in Nepal, bringing Britain's contribution to £15m.
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Louie Louie singer dies aged 71

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 07:48
Jack Ely, the lead singer of the Kingsmen best known for 1960s hit Louie Louie, dies aged 71.
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Indonesia executes drugs prisoners

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 07:26
Eight convicted drug smugglers are executed by firing squad in Indonesia, but a Filipina woman is spared at the last minute.
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Sri Lanka president's powers curbed

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 07:09
Sri Lanka's parliament votes to curb the power of the president and restore a two-term limit for incumbents.
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VIDEO: Restaurant scoured for quake survivors

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 06:40
Rescuers in Nepal are still hopeful that they will find some survivors amongst the wreckage, although a lot of bodies are also being found.
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Bayern Munich 1-1 Borussia Dortmund

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 06:34
Bayern Munich miss all four of their penalties as Borussia Dortmund reach the German Cup final after a shootout.
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Obama condemns Baltimore 'criminals'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 06:10
President Barack Obama says police violence against African-Americans is a "slow-rolling crisis" after riots in Baltimore he blames on "criminals".
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VIDEO: Village where nearly every house flattened

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 05:58
At the epicentre of the earthquake, in Gorkha near Nepal's border with China, almost all of the buildings have been flattened.
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Fire breaks out near Chernobyl plant

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 05:41
Firefighters battle blaze in woods near Ukraine's disused Chernobyl nuclear plant, the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history.
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The families revealing everything they've ever bought online

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 05:12
The Chinese families revealing their internet shopping habits
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Hull City 1-0 Liverpool

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 05:10
Hull City take a big step towards Premier League survival with a win which severely damages Liverpool's top-four hopes.
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VIDEO: Huge rare bird egg up for auction

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 05:05
A rare bird egg is due to be auctioned at Sotheby's in London and it is thought it might fetch up to £50,000.
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Barcelona 6-0 Getafe

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 04:49
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar pass a combined 100-goal mark as Barcelona pile the pressure on title rivals Real Madrid.
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Taylor to captain England in Ireland

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 04:24
James Taylor will captain England for the first time in the one-day international against Ireland on 8 May.
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Twitter reports disappointing sales

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 04:01
Twitter has reported lower than expected revenue for the first three months of the year, saying that new products sold less well than forecast.
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe 'liberating' for singer

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 03:59
Singer and songwriter Netsayi Chigwendere on performing at The Harare International Festival of the Arts.
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Court orders libel payout for McCanns

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 03:54
A Portuguese court awards the parents of missing Madeleine McCann damages of £358,000 after a libel trial.
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Silverstone boss queries F1 'value'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 03:09
The boss of British Grand Prix venue Silverstone questions the quality of the entertainment Formula 1 provides for its fans.
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BBC man: My extraordinarily lucky escape

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 03:06
How BBC reporter narrowly escaped death on Everest
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UK charities appeal for Nepal help

BBC World News - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 02:18
The UK's Disasters Emergency Committee launches a televised appeal for donations to help the victims of Saturday's earthquake in Nepal.
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