Blatter 'cannot be held responsible'

BBC World News - 24 min 5 sec ago
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he cannot be held responsible for the current corruption scandal and vows to work to earn back trust.
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Pocket optician 'good as eye charts'

BBC World News - 24 min 36 sec ago
A smartphone app is as effective at testing eyesight as an optician's clinic, a trial suggests.
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US lighthouse moves inland

BBC World News - 32 min 26 sec ago
The Gay Head Lighthouse in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, its being moved inland on Thursday to avoid falling into the Atlantic ocean.
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Libor trader pledged 'humongous deal'

BBC World News - 56 min 3 sec ago
The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial offered his contact a "humongous deal" to keep the rate low, a court hears.
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Iran leader shrine 'too extravagant'

BBC World News - 57 min 33 sec ago
Critics say project goes against late leader's principles.
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IS 'kills 20 men at Palmyra site'

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 23:59
Islamic State militants killed 20 men at the ancient amphitheatre at the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra, central Syria, a monitoring group says.
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Syria girls have 'contacted family'

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 23:54
Three schoolgirls from London who are feared to have joined Islamic State in Syria have made contact with their families, their lawyer says.
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Patients were kept 'like animals'

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 23:35
Patients were kept like "animals" at a Denbighshire mental health ward, relatives say.
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VIDEO: Meeting the Mayfair squatters

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 23:33
A group squatting in a building in London's Mayfair have been ordered to leave the property following a ruling by the High Court.
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Lorry full of Nintendo games stolen

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 23:27
A lorry transporting Nintendo's new special edition of its popular Splatoon shooter game has been stolen.
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Black hole seen 'playing billiards'

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 23:19
A series of images captures two vast blobs of plasma, shot out by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a nearly light-speed cosmic collision.
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Hitman jailed for 'Gerbil' murder

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 23:16
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Glasgow gangland figure Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll.
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Putin makes troop deaths state secret

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 23:08
President Vladimir Putin declares Russian troop losses in peacetime a state secret as the Kremlin continues to deny sending troops to Ukraine.
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Rail workers to strike next month

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 23:00
Rail workers in the RMT union to hold 24-hour and 48-hour strikes next month, after rejecting Network Rail pay offer
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Top Gear car plate complaints rejected

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 22:54
The BBC Trust rejects complaints over Top Gear's Patagonia special, in which a car number plate appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict.
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Chip maker Avago buys rival Broadcom

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 22:36
Avago Technologies, one of the world's biggest manufacturers of semiconductors, is buying its California-based rival Broadcom for $37bn.
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Palestinians press Fifa to show Israel red card

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 22:12
Palestinians press Fifa to suspend Israel from football
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Iraq exhumes IS victims in Tikrit

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 21:50
The Iraqi authorities say they have exhumed the remains of 470 people believed to have been summarily killed by Islamic State near Tikrit last June.
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VIDEO: Why children love the # symbol

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 21:48
Hashtag has been declared "children's word of the year" by the Oxford University Press.
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Tajik special ops chief 'joins IS'

BBC World News - May 28, 2015 - 21:22
Tajikistan's special forces chief appears in a video claiming to have joined Islamic State forces in Syria.
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