App helps black cabs battle Uber

BBC World News - October 3, 2014 - 01:12
A new app that allows people to order black cabs and then share the ride with strangers to cut their costs is about to launch in London.
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Hong Kong leader refuses to quit

BBC World News - October 3, 2014 - 01:02
Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung insists he will not resign, but offers talks to pro-democracy protesters calling on him to step down.
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Saudis play down Hajj Ebola concerns

BBC World News - October 3, 2014 - 00:36
Two million Muslims begin the annual, five-day Hajj pilgrimage, with Saudi Arabia playing down concern of Ebola infection.
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Libya troops die in Benghazi attacks

BBC World News - October 3, 2014 - 00:23
At least seven Libyan soldiers are killed and 60 more injured in car bombings and clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi, sources say.
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Israel urged to silence net activist

BBC World News - October 3, 2014 - 00:22
The Israeli authorities are urged to shut down the internet account of an activist in the country who is accused of harassing French reporters.
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Ebola nurse tells of virus 'horror'

BBC World News - October 3, 2014 - 00:21
The British nurse who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone calls for action to stop the "horror and the misery" he witnessed there.
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Patients' app diagnoses 'not useful'

BBC World News - October 3, 2014 - 00:12
More patients are going to their GP and telling them what treatment they need based on information from apps and the internet, a survey suggests.
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Ship identified in Franklin search

BBC World News - October 3, 2014 - 00:11
A shipwreck recently found in north Canada is identified as HMS Erebus - lost in Sir John Franklin's famous Victorian-era Northwest Passage voyage.
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In pictures: Exploring the African male

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 23:54
Exhibition of gay Nigerian photographer's work
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VIDEO: What can you do in a green phone box?

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 23:43
Disused phone boxes in London are being put to a novel use - as solar-powered charging stations for mobile phones.
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India beat Pakistan to hockey gold

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 23:36
India win their first Asian Games hockey gold in 16 years after beating rivals Pakistan on penalties in Incheon.
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VIDEO: Dog saved from tar pool in India

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 23:28
A stray dog in India's Udaipur recovers after being found stuck in pool of hot tar.
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UK urges decisive action on Ebola

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 23:23
The UK calls for decisive international action to deal with the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as it co-hosts a forum with Sierra Leone in London.
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VIDEO: How is Dallas reacting to Ebola?

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 22:30
People in Dallas, Texas, give their reaction to the news that the first man to be diagnosed with Ebola while in the US was admitted to hospital in their city.
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'80 had contact' with US Ebola man

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 21:54
As many as 80 people had direct or indirect contact with man diagnosed in Texas with Ebola virus, officials tell US media.
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Boko Haram video shows leader alive

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 21:48
A video is released showing the purported leader of Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram dismissing the army's allegations he is dead.
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Day in pictures: 2 October

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 21:43
A selection of news images from around the world
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Tension at HK government office

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 21:33
Tension is mounting at the Hong Kong government office in the Central district, with reports of protesters scuffling with police.
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Hamilton: This is my best F1 season

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 21:17
Lewis Hamilton believes he has put together the best season of his F1 career as he chases the drivers' title with Mercedes.
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ECB keeps interest rate at 0.05%

BBC World News - October 2, 2014 - 21:07
The European Central Bank keeps its benchmark interest rate at 0.05% and is expected to give details later of its asset purchase programme.
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