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Russia sanctions: Who will be hurt the most?

July 30, 2014 - 22:24
Who will be hurt the most by the EU's latest measures?
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Nintendo posts loss despite Mario

July 30, 2014 - 22:14
Nintendo's share price drops after the company reports a bigger than expected loss despite the release of Mario Kart 8 over the period.
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US growth rebounds in second quarter

July 30, 2014 - 21:43
The US economy grew by 4% in the second-quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.
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Ex-policeman on Rodney murder charge

July 30, 2014 - 21:26
A former policeman is to be charged with murdering a man who was shot dead after a car was stopped by officers in north London nine years ago.
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PM pledges £3m in extra aid for Gaza

July 30, 2014 - 21:21
An additional £3m in UK aid is to be made available to help the humanitarian situation in Gaza, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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Kallis retires from internationals

July 30, 2014 - 21:19
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis announces his retirement from all international cricket at the age of 38.
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Cameroon army officers sacked

July 30, 2014 - 20:55
Cameroon's President Paul Biya sacks two senior army officers at the forefront of the battle against militant Islamist group Boko Haram, state radio reports.
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Fastest growth in Spain since 2007

July 30, 2014 - 20:51
Spain's economy is growing at its fastest quarterly rate since the end of 2007, but it is also facing a deflation threat
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Aer Lingus reports improved fortunes

July 30, 2014 - 20:42
Aer Lingus reports a "significant" improvement in its operating profit over the last six months, which rose by 40% compared to the same period last year.
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Somali 'killed for not wearing veil'

July 30, 2014 - 20:06
Militant Islamists in Somalia shoot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.
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Ebola virus: Twitter Q&A

July 30, 2014 - 20:05
Ask BBC health reporter Tulip Mazumdar about Ebola outbreak
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No appeal over Rolf Harris sentence

July 30, 2014 - 20:04
Rolf Harris's five year and nine month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency".
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Lawyers quit director's sex case

July 30, 2014 - 19:57
Two lawyers acting for a man who claims he was sexually abused by X-Men director Bryan Singer as a teenager ask to withdraw from the case.
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Ex-NoW editors charged over hacking

July 30, 2014 - 19:57
Two former News of the World journalists are charged with conspiring to hack phones, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
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Disarray at UN chokes peace efforts

July 30, 2014 - 19:34
Why the UN can't guarantee world peace
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France carries out Libya evacuation

July 30, 2014 - 19:28
French and British nationals evacuated from Libya - French government
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Hollywood rallies to save celluloid

July 30, 2014 - 19:22
Movie directors including Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams lead an attempt to save the last Kodak factory that manufactures physical film stock.
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Japan's ANA cancels Burmese deal

July 30, 2014 - 19:21
Japan's ANA Holdings cancels its plan to buy a 49% stake in Asian Wings Airways, an airline based in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
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Colombian city on alert after attack

July 30, 2014 - 19:20
After a key transmission tower was blown up in Buenaventura, leaving the Colombian port city without power, the authorities ban alcohol and weapons.
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Netflix pays AT&T to ensure quality

July 30, 2014 - 19:10
The streaming video service Netflix agrees to pay US telecoms giant AT&T to ensure its content is delivered to users smoothly.
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