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Off-screen dwellings

BBC News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 00:08
It's not just Harry Potter's house which had come on the market - here are some ordinary homes with extraordinary screen presence.
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The rest secret

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:37
The results of the world’s largest survey on rest suggest that to feel truly rested, we need to get away from other people.
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The six lives of Boko Haram's Abubakar Shekau

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:31
Abubakar Shekau, leader of Islamist group Boko Haram has once more released a video to reject reports that he had been killed. He has been reported dead five times already.
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Bethany Bell: Migrants' grim odyssey ends in Italian city of Udine

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:25
Asylum seekers - mainly Afghan and Pakistani men - leave Austria for Italy, but they face bleak conditions in the city of Udine, Bethany Bell reports.
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Sturgeon to link Brexit to austerity in London speech

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:20
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to tell business leaders that UK austerity policies were partly behind the Brexit vote.
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Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi: The vandal of Timbuktu

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:05
Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has pleaded guilty to destroying sacred sites in Timbuktu, Mali, in the first case concerning cultural artefacts at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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Customers 'bewildered and fearful' about use of their data

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:05
Nine in 10 people have no idea what companies do with the personal information the firms hold about them, says the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
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Holiday spending: Over-50s 'go cruising, while young tighten belts'

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:05
People over the age of 50 are spending more and more on holidays - including cruises - while younger people are travelling less, a study for Saga says.
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Sale of Kodi 'fully-loaded' streaming boxes faces legal test

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:04
A legal case concerning the sale of video-streaming set-top boxes on which subscription content can be accessed for free begins on Tuesday.
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The drugs don't work

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:04
The lucrative counterfeit drugs trade causes hundreds of thousands of deaths every year. Technology can help fight it, but are big pharma and governments doing enough?
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Could Brexit bring back the royal yacht?

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:01
Conservative MP Jake Berry has called for the Royal Yacht Britannia to be brought back into service to help the UK strike trade deals.
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Faceless London

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 22:58
Photographer Jim Grover spent four hours making pictures of people on London's Westminster Bridge.
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Ryder Cup 2016: Bubba Watson named as fifth United States vice-captain

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 22:56
The United States name Bubba Watson as Ryder Cup vice-captain, plus both teams will pay their respects to golf great Arnold Palmer on Friday.
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Disposable women

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 22:56
Women in South Asia are being used and abandoned by the British Asian men who marry them. Should their treatment be classed as a form of domestic violence?
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Burn after reading

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 22:54
Ninety-seven-year-old Mary has been writing to her friend Cathy every day for 77 years.
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US floods: San Antonio driver slips amid rescue

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 21:40
Footage shows the moment firefighters rescue a driver in San Antonio, Texas, after his car was submerged by floods on Monday.
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Burnley 2-0 Watford

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 21:29
Burnley's record signing Jeff Hendrick scores his first goal for the club to help his side beat a lacklustre Watford at Turf Moor.
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Water spotted spurting from Jupiter's moon

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:22
Nasa says jets of water spotted spurting from Jupiter's moon, Europa, take them a step closer to finding out if there is life in space.
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John McDonnell vows '£10 real living wage in 2020'

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 19:05
Labour will raise the living wage to at least £10 an hour in 2020 if it wins power, shadow chancellor John McDonnell says.
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Syria conflict: One quiet moment tells of Aleppo's despair

BBC News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 18:36
As the fighting in Syria rages on, the BBC's Panorama has been following the lives of residents in Aleppo.
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