Attorney General to visit Ferguson

BBC World News - 39 min 1 sec ago
The US Attorney General is due to arrive in Ferguson, Missouri, the scene of continuing protests over the police shooting of a black teenager.
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Hospital hack 'exploited Heartbleed'

BBC World News - 45 min 13 sec ago
A leading security expert alleges that hackers made use of the Heartbleed flaw to steal the personal details of 4.5 million healthcare patients.
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Liberia troops enforce quarantine

BBC World News - 51 min 7 sec ago
Security forces in Liberia's capital deploy to enforce a quarantine in a large slum area in Monrovia in order to contain the spread of Ebola.
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Fierce fight for east Ukrainian town

BBC World News - 1 hour 21 min ago
Ukrainian government and rebel forces both claim control of a small town after fierce fighting, as the death toll among civilians mounts.
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Four arrested over letter bombs

BBC World News - 1 hour 24 min ago
Police investigating a series of letter bombs sent to addresses in Northern Ireland and England arrest four people.
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VIDEO: Barenboim: 'Orchestra must play on'

BBC World News - 1 hour 25 min ago
Conductor Daniel Barenboim speaks to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark about how the situation in Gaza has affected his orchestra of musicians from both sides in the conflict.
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Downgrade hits South African banks

BBC World News - 1 hour 29 min ago
Shares in South Africa’s largest banks have fallen after being downgraded by the credit ratings agency Moody’s.
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Barcelona transfer ban appeal fails

BBC World News - 1 hour 37 min ago
Barcelona cannot sign players until 2016 once the current transfer window shuts, after Fifa reject their appeal over a ban.
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Marina Silva becomes formidable opponent in Brazil poll

BBC World News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Marina Silva set to revive interest in Brazil's presidential campaign
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Heart deaths reach 'tipping point'

BBC World News - 1 hour 45 min ago
Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.
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Russia tensions hit Carlsberg sales

BBC World News - 2 hours 24 min ago
Sales at the Danish brewer Carlsberg have been hit by falling consumption in Russia and Ukraine amid the crisis in the region.
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Thrones star takes off-Broadway lead

BBC World News - 2 hours 26 min ago
Peter Dinklage - Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - is to join Orange is the New Black actress Taylor Schilling in a New York revival of 19th Century Russian play A Month in the Country.
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Argentina in plan to avoid US ruling

BBC World News - 2 hours 40 min ago
An emotional President de Kirchner says proposed legislation will return control of its debt to the government.
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Pakistan military in talks call

BBC World News - 3 hours 22 min ago
Pakistan's military calls for dialogue between the government and leaders of two protest groups, as demonstrators blockade parliament in Islamabad.
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The puzzle of uncollected ashes

BBC World News - 3 hours 32 min ago
Around the country many urns of loved ones lie uncollected at funeral directors. Why do people leave them?
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Independence would 'devastate BBC'

BBC World News - 3 hours 32 min ago
Scottish independence would see the BBC broken up with "devastating" consequences for broadcasting in Scotland, according to pro-Union figures.
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MPC splits 7-2 to hold interest rates

BBC World News - 3 hours 51 min ago
Two members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee vote to raise interest in August, the first time in three years policymakers have backed a rise.
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VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Rio and Nairobi

BBC World News - 4 hours 3 min ago
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi.
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Cumberbatch to play Jungle Book tiger

BBC World News - 4 hours 6 min ago
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to voice the tiger Shere Khan in one of the two Jungle Book films entering production.
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Gandhi murder film set for release

BBC World News - 4 hours 24 min ago
Kaum De Heere, a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, is set for release in India on Friday.
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