Murderer loses whole-life challenge

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 19:21
A triple murderer loses his challenge at the European Court of Human Rights against his whole-life prison sentence.
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Birds take it in turns to lead

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 19:01
Like cyclists in a peloton, birds solve their flocking dilemma by taking it in turns, research reveals.
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Santander profits up on branch focus

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 18:56
The eurozone's largest bank, Santander, reports a 32% jump in annual pre-tax profits and says it will continue to focus on retail banking in 2015.
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Welsh councillors to face term limit

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 18:44
Councillors face limits on the length of time they can serve, along with pay cuts, as plans for a radical shake-up of local government in Wales are unveiled.
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Warning over new Facebook malware

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 18:31
Security experts warn Facebook users to beware updating a fake Flash player which pops up during a preview of a pornographic video.
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Super Bowl sets US TV ratings record

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 18:13
An estimated average of 114.4 million people watched Sunday's Super Bowl in the US on NBC, according to initial figures.
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Why Syriza wants a five-month cool-off

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 18:11
The Greek finance minister told me how he with his "left-wing heart" is making common cause with hedge fund managers and bankers
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Fiji to remove union jack from flag

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 17:58
Fiji is to "dispense with colonialism" and remove the UK's union jack from its flag, replacing it with a new design, its prime minister says.
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New Fidel Castro pictures released

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 17:23
A series of photographs showing Cuban ex-President Fidel Castro are published in Cuban state media following speculation about his health.
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Journalist gives up Egypt passport

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 17:20
Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy renounces his Egyptian citizenship to secure his release from jail after the deportation of Peter Greste.
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Slaughterhouse animal 'abuse' probed

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 16:54
Four men at a North Yorkshire slaughterhouse have their operating licences suspended after hidden cameras film alleged mistreatment of animals.
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Ronaldo worth at least £300m - agent

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 16:52
Cristiano Ronaldo would sell for at least £300m if Real Madrid decided to let him go, according to the player's agent.
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Oyelowo: TV 'ignoring' black actors

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 16:40
Selma star David Oyelowo says British period dramas are failing to cast black actors.
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Screen time 'harms teenagers' sleep'

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 16:38
The longer a teenager spends using electronic devices such as tablets and smartphones, the worse their sleep will be, a study suggests.
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Lower oil price hits BP profits

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 16:23
BP reports a fall in underlying profits and says it will reduce spending on exploration because of lower oil prices.
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Death penalty for S Korea soldier

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 15:13
A South Korean soldier who shot dead five of his comrades and injured seven others has been sentenced to death, Yonhap reports.
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Balkans genocide verdicts expected

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 14:58
The top UN court is to rule on genocide cases Croatia and Serbia have filed against each other over the breakup of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s.
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VIDEO: How birds take it in turns to lead

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 14:50
Like a cycling peloton, birds solve their flocking dilemma by taking it in turns, research reveals.
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Military 'must tackle alcohol abuse'

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 14:22
The government's strategy for combating alcohol abuse among UK armed forces personnel is ineffective, a leading psychiatrist says.
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'Innocent' on police photos database

BBC World News - February 3, 2015 - 13:52
Police forces have uploaded up to 18 million "mugshots" to a facial recognition database, despite a court ruling it could be unlawful, Newsnight learns.
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