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VIDEO: The rise of 'selfie sticks'

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 17:15
A handy self-portrait device or a narcissistic vanity tool?
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Cuba 'in from the cold' - the papers

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 17:14
Moves to normalise diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba lead several papers, which describe the Caribbean island being brought 'in from the cold'.
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The buildings that would have been impossible

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 17:11
The buildings that would once have been impossible
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VIDEO: The parents who never expected to see their child in a nativity play

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 17:10
The 49 children who made it to an unlikely nativity
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EU leaders focus on investment boost

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 17:05
EU leaders are to consider ways to unlock billions of euros of investment and policy on Russia, at a Brussels summit.
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Death penalty for Nigerian soldiers

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:59
A Nigerian court martial in the capital Abuja sentences 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram Islamist militants.
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In pictures: US-Cuban relations

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:53
Story of Cuba's relationship with the US
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US stocks surge on Fed statement

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:52
The US Federal Reserve leaves interest rates on hold and says it "can be patient" over any decision to raise them, sending stocks higher.
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Worcester City 1-1 Scunthorpe United

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:43
Non-league Worcester City's FA Cup run ends as Scunthorpe win 14-13 in the longest penalty shootout in FA Cup history.
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Sony cancels The Interview release

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:41
Sony cancels the release of The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.
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Dujardin sets second world record

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:36
British double Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin & Valegro perform the "ride of our lives" to set another world record.
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Mass grave 'found in eastern Syria'

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:35
The bodies of more than 230 people thought to have been killed by Islamic State (IS) have been found in a mass grave in eastern Syria, activists say.
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Making a Christmas special 'special'

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:24
Making a Christmas special 'special'
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VIDEO: 'Shock and disbelief' in Peshawar

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:09
The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil has been meeting some of the families in Peshawar who are in grief following an attack by the Taliban on a school, killing 141 people, mostly children.
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World Briefing: German Soldiers May Help Train Forces in Iraq

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:48
Germany’s cabinet approved a plan for 100 soldiers to help train Kurdish pesh merga forces.






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World Briefing: Foul Play Ruled Out in German Politician’s Death

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:44
Andreas Schockenhoff, a well-known critic of Russia, died last weekend of heart failure or heat exposure, an autopsy showed.






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'New chapter' in US-Cuba ties

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:34
The US and Cuba announce moves to normalise relations in a major policy shift, following the release by Cuba of US contractor Alan Gross.
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Bournemouth 1-3 Liverpool

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:12
Liverpool secure a much-needed victory as Raheem Sterling scores twice in a League Cup quarter-final win over Bournemouth.
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Armitage banned for abusing fans

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:11
Toulon's Delon Armitage is banned for 12 weeks for using foul and abusive language towards Leicester Tigers fans.
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Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Newcastle United

BBC News - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:07
Four-time winners Tottenham move into the League Cup semi-finals with an emphatic win against Newcastle United.
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