Shot TV host was to face grand jury

BBC World News - 43 min 38 sec ago
A British talk show host who was shot dead in the United States was due to appear before a grand jury on the day he was killed, it is revealed.
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Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS

BBC World News - 51 min 6 sec ago
Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.
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Antarctic waters 'rising faster'

BBC World News - 1 hour 39 sec ago
Melting ice is fuelling sea-level rise around the coast of Antarctica, a new report finds.
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Gallacher 'should be Ryder Cup pick'

BBC World News - 1 hour 14 min ago
Former European captain Bernard Gallacher says his nephew Stephen should be named as a Ryder Cup wild card in this month's event.
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Mexico probes mass fish death in lake

BBC World News - 1 hour 36 min ago
Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.
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Kenya targets 'ghost workers'

BBC World News - 1 hour 43 min ago
Kenya starts biometrically registering all civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.
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Falcao set for Man Utd loan move

BBC World News - 1 hour 54 min ago
Manchester United are set to sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.
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Firework blast killed 'technicians'

BBC World News - 2 hours 12 min ago
A man and a woman killed in an explosion in Cumbria on Saturday are believed to have been fireworks technicians preparing a wedding party display.
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Guardians is top US film of 2014

BBC World News - 2 hours 13 min ago
Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.
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BBC begins push to help kids code

BBC World News - 2 hours 14 min ago
The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.
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Three dead in China school stabbing

BBC World News - 2 hours 22 min ago
At least three children have died and six people were injured in a knife attack on a school in China's central Hubei province, state media report.
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Seven dead in Paris flats explosion

BBC World News - 2 hours 37 min ago
A seventh body is recovered after a residential block of flats in Paris was destroyed by an explosion linked to gas and electricity cabling work.
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Lesotho march cancelled after 'coup'

BBC World News - 2 hours 42 min ago
A demonstration by opponents of Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is called off after he fled, saying the military wanted to oust him.
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Euro manufacturing at 13-month low

BBC World News - 2 hours 49 min ago
Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
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Ashya parents in extradition hearing

BBC World News - 2 hours 56 min ago
The parents of a five-year-old boy who was taken from hospital against medical advice arrive at Spain's High Court for an extradition hearing.
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Poland commemorates WW2 invasion

BBC World News - 3 hours 56 min ago
Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion that sparked World War Two, with a wreath-laying ceremony attended by the prime minister.
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Heineken sells Mexico packaging unit

BBC World News - 3 hours 58 min ago
Heineken sells its Mexican packaging business to US firm Crown Holdings in a deal worth $1.23bn (£740m).
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Protesters storm Pakistan state TV

BBC World News - 4 hours 21 min ago
Pakistan's national television channel is taken off air after anti-government protesters storm the state broadcaster's offices.
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Airport expansion 'critical' for UK

BBC World News - 4 hours 33 min ago
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
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VIDEO: Greenhouse gas fear over meat production

BBC World News - 4 hours 35 min ago
Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.
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