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Saudis shelve blogger flogging again

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:59
Saudi Arabia postpones for a second time a further round of flogging against blogger Raif Badawi, whose case caused a global outcry.
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Sharapova aims to end 11-year run

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:52
World number two Maria Sharapova aims to end a losing streak against Serena Williams in the Australian Open final.
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Training cuts 'could harm patients'

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:26
Proposals to shorten in-job training for doctors in the UK could seriously compromise patient care and safety, leading doctors warn.
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Romney won't run in 2016 election

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:22
Mitt Romney, the Republican beaten by President Obama in the US 2012 election, has decided he will not run for president again.
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Requiem for Romney's presidential dream

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:22
Washington establishment does double-take as Mitt Romney announces his decision not to run for the presidency in 2016.
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Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:21
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.
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Body found in missing mum search

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:15
A body is found in a lake by police searching for a mother-of-four who has been missing for more than a week.
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Nokia name row with London start-up

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:59
Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word "HERE".
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Brian Blessed pulls out of King Lear

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:56
Actor Brian Blessed pulls out of Guildford Shakespeare Company's production of King Lear on doctor's advice, after collapsing with heart trouble during a performance last week.
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Qatar buys 10% stake in BA owner

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:55
Qatar Airways announces a surprise investment in International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia.
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Migrant voters 'key' in election

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:50
Migrant voters could have a decisive impact in key marginal seats at the general election, a study suggests.
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VIDEO: China's record car numbers explained

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:43
As car ownership reaches record levels in China, BBC News looks at the numbers - and the impact.
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Sisi cuts short visit over Sinai

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:36
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi cuts short a visit to an African Union summit to deal with attacks that killed at least 32 in the Sinai peninsula.
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Balloonists surpass flight records

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:25
Two pilots have surpassed the world distance and durations records for a flight in a helium balloon after crossing the Pacific Ocean.
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Stage awards honour theatre industry

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:24
The Young Vic in London, Southampton's Nuffield, Liverpool's Everyman and producer Sonia Friedman are among the winners at The Stage's 2015 awards.
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Profile: Sinai Province militant group

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:23
Sinai Province is a militant group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State and carried out a string of deadly attacks in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
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Week in pictures: 24-30 January 2015

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:21
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world
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BT attacked on rural broadband costs

Fri, 2015-01-30 09:11
At least £90m will be reinvested in rural broadband services after an underspend by BT, the BBC learns.
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VIDEO: Video shows fierce battle in Ukraine

Fri, 2015-01-30 08:53
Video has emerged showing a fierce battle in Vuhlehirsk, Donetsk, in which pro-Russian forces come under heavy bombardment from Ukrainian forces.
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VIDEO: Talking kids' doll Cayla is hacked

Fri, 2015-01-30 08:41
Rory Cellan-Jones sees how Cayla, a talking child's doll, can be hacked to say any number of offensive things.
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