In pictures: Ukraine removes communist-era symbols

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Ukraine rids itself of communist symbols
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VIDEO: Rain brings flooding to northern France

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Parts of northern France have been hit by flooding after sustained heavy rain swept the region.
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Malaysia passport systems 'sabotaged'

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Fifteen Malaysian immigration officers are fired, after being accused of sabotaging computer passport systems to let in certain travellers undetected.
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California governor endorses Clinton

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 23:54
California Governor Jerry Brown is endorsing Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton for president, saying it is the only way to stop Donald Trump.
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Facebook copy created in North Korea

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 23:40
A crude clone of the Facebook social media site briefly appears in North Korea before going offline.
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Paris to create camp for migrants

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 23:21
A camp for migrants is to be set up in the north of Paris within the next six weeks, the mayor of the French capital announces.
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Cigarette plain packs to 'go global'

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 22:56
Plain packaging for cigarettes is about to "go global" in a move that will have a "huge impact" on health, the World Health Organization says.
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Ex-Miss Turkey guilty of Erdogan insult

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 22:55
A Turkish court has convicted a former Miss Turkey of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, giving her a 14-month suspended prison sentence.
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Ledley makes Wales' Euro 2016 squad

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 22:36
Midfielder Joe Ledley makes Wales' squad for Euro 2016 having returned to training less than a month after breaking his leg.
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Iran closes borders on messaging apps

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 22:17
Instant messaging apps must store data about Iranian users inside the country, Iran has ordered.
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What does modern slavery look like?

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 22:06
More than 45 million people are living in modern slavery, with Asia accounting for two thirds of the victims, a new report says.
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Ronnie Wood becomes father to twins

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 22:04
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has become a father again at the age of 68.
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Rashford makes England Euro 2016 squad

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 22:04
Teenage striker Marcus Rashford is included in Roy Hodgson's 23-man England squad for Euro 2016 in France.
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Mother harassed over gorilla death

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 21:59
The mother of a child who fell into a gorilla enclosure in a US zoo is trolled on social media.
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Marcel Proust precious items on sale

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 21:49
Intimate letters and family photographs that belonged to the celebrated French writer Marcel Proust are being sold at auction in Paris.
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Model jailed for murdering millionaire

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 21:47
A Slovakian model who shot dead her millionaire ex-boyfriend is jailed for 15 years after she is convicted of his murder on the Costa del Sol.
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Malawi leader 'ashamed of albino attacks'

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 21:39
Malawi's President Peter Mutharika tells the BBC he feels ashamed by attacks on albinos in his country and calls on the church to help stop them.
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Web firms pledge to tackle online hate

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 21:28
Microsoft, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook pledge to remove hate speech within 24 hours, as they back an EU code of conduct.
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India economy sees 7.6% annual growth

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 21:27
India's economy grew by 7.6% in 2015-16 as the nation retained its place as the world's fastest-growing major economy.
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MySpace and Tumblr hit by 'mega breach'

BBC World News - May 31, 2016 - 21:14
More than 400 million hacked account IDs from Tumblr and MySpace are being offered for sale on the net.
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