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Eurozone economy grows 1.5% in 2015

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 19:35
The economies of the 19 countries that use the euro expanded by 1.5% in 2015.
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Umpire Rauf handed five-year ban

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 19:23
Former Test umpire Asad Rauf has been banned for five years after being found guilty of corruption charges.
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Ground control bids farewell to Philae

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 19:19
The Rosetta mission team says it is time to give up hope of ever hearing again from the comet lander Philae.
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Uncapped Itoje on bench for England

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 19:00
Saracens forward Maro Itoje is in line to make his England debut after he was named on the bench to play Italy.
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Rolls-Royce shares jump 14% on results

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 18:57
Shares in aero engine giant Rolls-Royce have soared 14% despite a 50% dividend cut and profits at the lower end of forecasts.
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'Health risk' legacy from Neanderthals

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 18:56
Scientists find a wide range of ailments are strongly influenced by our Neanderthal heritage.
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World powers agree Syria war pause plan

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 18:55
Major powers agree to seek a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria to begin in a week's time, as well as swift delivery of aid to besieged areas.
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VIDEO: Clinton and Sanders in 'fiery exchanges'

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:35
The two remaining candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in the US have held the latest televised debate on PBS NewsHour.
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UK challenges China over HK bookseller

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:32
The UK says a British bookseller who disappeared in Hong Kong was likely "involuntarily removed" to China, calling it a "serious breach" of protocol.
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Japanese shares plunge over global woes

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:11
Japan's markets trade sharply lower on Friday amid concerns over the global economy and a stronger yen against the dollar.
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UK prisoners 'paying to escape Peru'

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:45
A British prisoner who was jailed in Peru for drug smuggling says five other women have used an illegal route to get back into the UK while on parole.
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Taiwan quake death toll reaches 94

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 14:30
The official death toll from an earthquake in Tainan city, Taiwan, rises to 94 with 30 still missing, as a memorial service is held for the victims.
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'Paternity leave' MP quits over affair

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 14:03
A Japanese MP who sparked a national discussion on paternity leave resigns after admitting to having an affair as his wife was due to give birth.
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Clinton and Sanders clash over Obama

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:52
Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash over their support for the president in their first debate since the New Hampshire primary.
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Kimunji emoji take on Kimoji emoji

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:20
Kim Kardashian's chart-topping Kimoji web icons are facing new competition from a set of emojis mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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NY officer convicted in stairwell death

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:46
A New York City police officer has been convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a darkened stairwell.
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Mexico prison riot leaves 49 dead

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:33
A battle between rival groups at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico leaves 49 people dead and 12 injured, state officials say.
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E Make Brain! Emojis for Africa

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:28
The app which captures African English slang
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Is it right to take eggs from crocs?

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:19
Is it ever OK to harvest wild crocodile eggs?
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Erasing Franco's memory one street at a time

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:18
Why Spain is changing embarrassing street names
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