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VIDEO: Why El Nino might cause 'substantial weather'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:57
Forecasters say that the weather pattern known as El Nino has been forming and could cause a "substantial weather event".
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Corfu deaths 'unlawful killings'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:51
The coroner at an inquest into the death of two children from carbon monoxide poisoning in Corfu says conclusion must be unlawful killing.
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Russia 'lost 220 troops' in Ukraine

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:48
An investigation by Russian opposition activists concludes that 220 Russian soldiers died in two major battles in eastern Ukraine.
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Housing estate makes Turner shortlist

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:37
A housing estate in Toxteth and an opera inspired by the violence of cartoons are among the works shortlisted for 2015's Turner Prize.
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Verizon buys AOL for $4.4bn

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:33
US telecoms giant Verizon says it will buy internet firm AOL in a deal worth $4.4bn.
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VIDEO: Nepal quake causes landslide

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:30
The latest earthquake in Nepal triggers a landslide in Dhunche near the country's border with China.
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Chad's Boko Haram fight 'hampered'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:23
Chad's President Idriss Deby says fight against Boko Haram militants is being hampered by poor co-ordination between his country and Nigeria.
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MSP calls for Murphy resignation

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:20
A senior Labour MSP warns the party is heading for "disappearance" in Scotland unless Jim Murphy quits as leader.
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No Wales powers bill in first year

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:15
A new law giving Wales more powers is unlikely to be in UK ministers' plans for their first year in office, BBC Wales understands.
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Australia forecasts A$35.1bn deficit

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:14
Australia's budget deficit for the 2015-16 financial year is estimated to reach A$35.1bn, below expectations of about A$41bn.
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Pietersen exile over 'trust issues'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:14
Kevin Pietersen will not be selected for England this summer because of a "massive trust issue", according to Andrew Strauss.
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Rail workers vote to strike over pay

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:14
Network Rail workers have voted in favour of a UK-wide strike in a row over pay, the Rail, Maritime and Transport union says.
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UK 'needs to get tougher on alcohol'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:13
Tougher measures are needed to tackle the high rates of alcohol consumption in the UK, according to a leading international body.
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Funeral for cancer death presenter

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:11
The funeral of BBC Radio Derby presenter Colin Bloomfield, who died of cancer aged 33, takes place.
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FBI plea in lifeguard rape inquiry

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:10
The Federal Bureau of Investigation appeals for information on a north Wales man who has been charged with the kidnap and rape of a 10-year-old girl in the US.
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VIDEO: 'Trust a massive issue with Pietersen'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:02
Director of cricket Andrew Strauss says there is no trust between Kevin Pietersen and the England Cricket Board (ECB) as it is announced Pietersen will not play for the country again.
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Kerry to meet Putin in Russia

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:02
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet Vladimir Putin during his first visit to Russia since the crisis in Ukraine began in early 2014.
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Man 'wanted to shoot Prince Charles'

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 12:58
A man accused of plotting an Anders Breivik-style massacre wanted to "put a bullet" in Prince Charles' head, a court has heard.
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Council approves T in the Park plans

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 12:53
Perth and Kinross councillors give the green light to plans to move the T in the Park festival to Strathallan.
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Has war been declared on the BBC?

BBC News - Tue, 2015-05-12 12:53
The appointment of John Whittingdale as Secretary of State for Culture has been met with some fairly bold headlines - but does it spell disaster for the BBC.
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