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VIDEO: Nigeria 'warned about kidnaps'

May 9, 2014 - 11:05am
Nigeria's military had advance warning of the attack on a school at which some 270 girls were kidnapped but failed to act, a rights group says.
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GDP 'close to pre-crisis level'

May 9, 2014 - 10:58am
The UK economy is close to regaining its pre-financial crisis size, according to research organisation NIESR.
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VIDEO: No end in sight for Thai protests

May 9, 2014 - 10:58am
Anti-government protesters have taken to the streets again, calling for the rest of the cabinet of the ousted Prime Minister to go.
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US politicians question Pfizer bid

May 9, 2014 - 10:52am
US governors raise concerns about job losses in the US and senators threaten to close a tax loophole that Pfizer hopes to use.
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I'm like a supply teacher - Sherwood

May 9, 2014 - 10:41am
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood compares himself to a supply teacher and says uncertainty over his job is creating a lack of respect.
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Noah beats Jacob as top US boys name

May 9, 2014 - 10:36am
Jacob has lost its spot as the most popular name for newborn American boys after 14 years, knocked from its place by Noah, the government says
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