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Financial gripes 'reach 7,000 a day'

BBC - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 00:01
Consumers' lack of trust in financial firms led to a 92% rise in cases taken up by the financial ombudsman last year.
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VIDEO: 'I would have quit as PM' says Blair

BBC - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 00:01
Former British prime minister Tony Blair tells a BBC programme about the Iraq war that he would rather have quit as prime minister than let down the Americans.
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VIDEO: I cycle 22,000 miles a year

BBC - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 00:01
The hectic and dangerous life of a London cycle courier
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India's ancient university returns to life

BBC - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 00:00
Nalanda University, one of the world's oldest institutions, is going to re-open as a symbol of India's growing importance
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Honduras street gangs declare truce

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 23:53
The two most powerful street gangs in Honduras declare a truce in a bid to reduce violence in the country with one of the world's highest murder rate.
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Christie wins Obama a stuffed bear

CNN - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 23:42
President Obama tours New Jersey's shore with Gov. Chris Christie.
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VIDEO: The Kenyan isle where Michael Adebolajo was arrested

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 23:25
More details have emerged about the time Michael Adebolajo spent in Kenya before his arrest there in 2010.
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VIDEO: Soyuz rocket launch to Space Station

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:59
Three new crew members for the International Space Station (ISS) have launched from Kazakhstan.
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New virus called 'threat to entire world'

CNN - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:55
A new SARS-like virus recently found in humans is "a threat to the entire world," according to the director-general of the United Nations' World Health Organization.
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Sectarian unrest in north-east Burma

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:37
Clashes break out between Muslims and Buddhists in Burma's north-eastern Shan state, with a mosque and some shops reportedly set alight.
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Guatemala ex-president in US court

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:19
Guatemala's former President Alfonso Portillo pleads not guilty to money laundering charges, in a US court.
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Police reject Bynes' harassment claim

CNN - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:11
New York police say they've found no evidence corroborating a claim by actress Amanda Bynes that she was sexually harassed after police were called to her apartment.
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Cruise line gets points for fire response

CNN - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:09
Another cruise ship, another fire. And for thousands of passengers, another vacation cut short.
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More 'legal highs' available in EU

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:07
New synthetic drugs are emerging at an ever faster rate in Europe, says the EU's drug agency, with legal highs increasingly being shipped into the EU from Asia.
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Ethiopia diverts Blue Nile for dam

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 21:57
Ethiopia starts diverting a stretch of the Blue Nile to make way for a dam that has caused a dispute with countries downstream, state media say.
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Tornado risk goes beyond the 'Alley'

CNN - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 21:51
Tom Jeffery says no place in the U.S. is immune from the risks of severe weather. Tornadoes touch down in many states outside "Tornado Alley."
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Cuba to offer public internet access

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 21:15
The government of Cuba says it will soon expand public access to the internet, although it will maintain restrictions for access at home.
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VIDEO: Storm chasers capture Kansas tornado

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 21:13
Two storm chasers in the US have driven into the centre of a tornado where they withstood wind speeds of up to 300 kilometres per hour.
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Alec Stewart's England player ratings

BBC - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 21:11
How did England's players fare in the 2-0 Test series victory against New Zealand?
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See charred ship up close

CNN - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 21:00
CNN has obtained exclusive video of the damage from a fire on a Royal Caribbean ship.
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