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Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:24
The week's big numbers, visualised
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VIDEO: Who is Russia's Patriarch Kirill?

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:19
The Russian Orthodox Church leader is in Cuba for an historic meeting with Pope Francis. BBC Monitoring profiles Patriarch Kirill.
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Man charged with actress family murders

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:11
The partner of Sian Blake appears in court charged with murdering the ex-EastEnders actress and her two sons.
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Paedophiles use Facebook to swap images

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:00
Paedophiles are using secret groups on Facebook to post and swap obscene images of children, a BBC investigation finds.
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Footballer 'abused position in society'

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:57
Former Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson "abused his revered position in society" when he had sexual contact with a 15-year-old fan, a jury has heard.
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Streetmap loses Google court challenge

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:48
A website that accused Google of abusing its "dominant position" in the online search market by "driving traffic" to Google Maps has lost its High Court action.
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VIDEO: Bosses speak out on ticket prices

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:43
Premier League managers including Jurgen Klopp, Guus Hiddink and Arsene Wenger have had their say on the ongoing ticket prices debate.
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Rolls-Royce shares climb 14% on results

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:42
Shares in aero engine giant Rolls-Royce climbed 14% on Friday despite a 50% dividend cut and profits at the lower end of forecasts.
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Zika brain defect link confirmed "soon"

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:40
The World Health Organization says it expects to decide within a few weeks if there is a link between Zika and microcephaly in newborns.
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Terror plotter was to leave UK wife

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:32
A taxi driver who planned to leave his pregnant wife in Britain to travel to Syria is found guilty of terror offences.
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Anne Frank's diary removed from website

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:21
The Diary of Anne Frank has been removed from book repository Wikisource after the site became aware it had fallen foul of copyright law.
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Spaniard pulls six-year sickie

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:18
A Spanish civil servant is fined after not going to work for at least six years, which was only noticed when he became eligible for a long service award.
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VIDEO: Hunting pythons for $5K prize

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:09
Hundreds of people in Florida are being encouraged to hunt Burmese pythons.
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GCHQ computer hacking ruled lawful

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:51
Britain's spies are not breaking the law when they secretly hack into computers and smart phones, a tribunal rules.
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Deutsche Bank announces bond buyback

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:17
Deutsche Bank announces that it is to buy back more than $5bn (£3.5bn) of its own debt.
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RBS boss supports EU membership

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:10
The chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland tells BBC Newsnight he believes the UK financial sector would be better off inside the European Union.
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SA women level series with England

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:06
South Africa beat England in a one-day international for the first time since 2004 to level the series at 1-1.
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UK pilot suspects jailed over weapons

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:02
Four Tanzanians accused of involvement in the death of a UK helicopter pilot are jailed for at least 15 years for illegally possessing weapons.
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Father and sons jailed for fire deaths

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 14:59
A man and his two sons are jailed for life for murdering a baby and two teenagers in a flat fire in Derbyshire.
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GB's Cavendish wins Tour of Qatar

BBC News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 14:38
Britain's Mark Cavendish wins the Tour of Qatar for the second time after finishing second in the final stage.
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