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Overheard on the ladies' coach

March 5, 2015 - 4:51pm
The interesting things you hear in a women-only carriage
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Banker lost job 'after risk fears'

March 5, 2015 - 4:42pm
A banker who claims he lost his job after raising concerns about his employer will have his case heard at a full employment tribunal hearing after losing a preliminary hearing.
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Argentina prosecutor 'was murdered'

March 5, 2015 - 4:41pm
Independent tests show that Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was deliberately killed, his family says, ruling out accident or suicide.
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Cisse accepts FA spitting charge

March 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse accepts a Football Association charge of spitting at Manchester United's Jonny Evans.
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Plane skids off New York runway

March 5, 2015 - 3:26pm
A passenger plane has skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport in New York City amid snowy conditions.
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VIDEO: On board the ship searching for MH370

March 5, 2015 - 3:24pm
This weekend will mark a year since the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared soon after take off on route from Kuala Lumpar to Beijing.
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Top US circus to end elephant act

March 5, 2015 - 2:42pm
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus said it plans to stop using the animals by 2018.
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Film-maker defends India rape film

March 5, 2015 - 2:09pm
A British film-maker defends her documentary about the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, hours after Indian authorities launch a slew of legal action.
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S Sudan peace deal deadline missed

March 5, 2015 - 1:59pm
Peace talks aimed at ending the South Sudan conflict are extended indefinitely after the government and rebels miss the deadline for a deal.
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VIDEO: 'How I got the India rapist interview'

March 5, 2015 - 1:33pm
A film director has told the BBC how she obtained a controversial interview with an Indian rapist on death row.
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Polish MPs offered military training

March 5, 2015 - 1:31pm
Parliamentarians in Poland will be offered military training because of fears that the war in Ukraine could spread to neighbouring countries.
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VIDEO: US circus group to stop using elephants

March 5, 2015 - 1:27pm
One of the biggest circus companies in the United States has said it will stop using elephants in its shows by 2018.
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Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike

March 5, 2015 - 1:17pm
Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko says she has agreed to end her 83-day hunger strike and follow doctors' advice to eat chicken broth.
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Cisse & Evans charged with spitting

March 5, 2015 - 1:09pm
Manchester United's Jonny Evans and Newcastle's Papiss Cisse are charged with spitting by the Football Association.
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Burkina orders Sankara exhumation

March 5, 2015 - 1:07pm
Burkina Faso orders the remains of Thomas Sankara, the iconic ex-president killed in a 1987 coup, to be exhumed for formal identification.
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Cameron hits back after coward claims

March 5, 2015 - 1:06pm
David Cameron denies claims he is running scared from a head-to-head TV debate with Ed Miliband, as the BBC Trust rejects the DUP's appeal to be included.
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Nuclear deal 'very bad for Iranians'

March 5, 2015 - 12:54pm
Israel's prime minister warns the people of Iran that the nuclear deal being negotiated by their government and world powers is "very bad" for them.
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Myanmar education activists arrested

March 5, 2015 - 12:53pm
Police in Myanmar break up a demonstration against new education legislation, arresting eight.
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Manor Marussia cleared for F1 start

March 5, 2015 - 12:50pm
Manor Marussia are cleared to compete at the opening race of the season after passing mandatory crash tests.
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Teacher jailed for Syria 'jihad' plan

March 5, 2015 - 12:22pm
A chemistry teacher from Manchester who was planning to travel to Syria "to fight jihad" is jailed for six years.
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