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Guide to Nigeria's Afrobeats stars

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:29
BBC DJ picks out top talent from musical hotspot Nigeria
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UN: No aid improvement for Syrians

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:15
The UN says that there has been no humanitarian improvement for millions of Syrians since a resolution last month to increase aid deliveries.
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VIDEO: Can UK's 'Silicon Roundabout' deliver?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:43
Newsnight's David Grossman takes a look at the home of the Tech City initiative in east London.
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GM adds 824k cars to ongoing recall

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:06
GM adds 824,000 more cars to an ongoing recall over defective ignition switches that have caused some to shut off while the car was on the road.
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Egypt detainees allege torture

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:51
Egyptian security forces torture and abuse detainees as young as 15, according to victim testimony gathered by the BBC.
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Obama seeks to smooth Saudi ties

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:51
US President Barack Obama holds talks with Saudi King Abdullah to ease tensions over the Syria conflict and Iranian nuclear negotiations.
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VIDEO: First gay couples marry at midnight

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:49
The first same sex marriages in England and Wales take place shortly after midnight on Friday, as the law allowing them comes into effect.
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VIDEO: Mark Kermode on the week's releases

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:41
Film critic Mark Kermode reviews the week's new film releases, including Captain America: The Winder Soldier, 20 Feet From Stardom and The Past.
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Venezuelan politician denied bail

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:40
An appeals court in Venezuela rejects a bail application by one of the opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, arrested more than a month ago.
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VIDEO: On board Australian spotter plane

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:13
The BBC's Jon Donnison spent the day with Australian air crews looking for the plane.
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St Helens 14-10 Leeds Rhinos

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:11
St Helens move two points clear at the top of Super League, continuing their 100% start with a dramatic win over Leeds.
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Bath 11-12 Sale Sharks

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:52
Four Danny Cipriani penalties and a strong defensive effort help Sale to within three points of the play-offs with victory at Bath.
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May orders gay asylum claims review

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:50
Home Secretary Theresa May orders a review of how asylum claims from gay and lesbian people are handled after reports "inappropriate questions" are asked.
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'Objects seen' in new plane search

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:46
Five planes spot unidentified objects in a new area of the Indian Ocean being searched for missing flight MH370.
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Kabul attack: Stories of survival

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:20
Survivors of Kabul guest house attack tell of their ordeal
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'Hundreds abused' at detention unit

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:17
About 500 vulnerable boys at a Durham detention centre may have been abused by a paedophile ring in the 1970s and 1980s, police fear.
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April's dad blasts PM on web action

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:01
The father of murdered April Jones accuses the prime minister of falling "well short of the mark" in a pledge to clamp down on online images of child abuse.
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30m financial policies to be probed

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 16:22
Regulators are to investigate firms running 30 million old financial policies - including pensions and endowments - worth £150bn over fears customers are subjected to "unfair" conditions.
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Police confirm body is missing Nida

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 16:20
The body of a woman found on marshes near Newport is that of Nida Naseer who went missing from her home three months ago, say police.
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Writers criticise prison book rules

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 16:02
Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy leads a group of writers and actors protesting against new prison rules stopping people sending books to inmates.
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