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Pet protein

Friday 6th of May 2011, 0:37
related countries: China China

Chinese dogs destined for the dinner table
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Brazil gay couples get new rights

Friday 6th of May 2011, 0:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Homosexuals in same-sex unions in Brazil should be given the same legal rights as married heterosexuals, the country's Supreme Court rules.
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Sony shares slump on data breach

Friday 6th of May 2011, 2:04
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Sony shares fall as Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index resumes trade after the Golden Week holiday.
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Horns of a dilemma

Friday 6th of May 2011, 2:07
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador votes on judges, media - and bullfights
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Coroner to deliver 7/7 findings

Friday 6th of May 2011, 2:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The coroner at the inquests on the victims of the 7/7 London bombings is due to publish her findings and record official verdicts.
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Eight die in Pakistan explosion

Friday 6th of May 2011, 4:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Quetta

At least eight people belonging to Pakistan's minority Shia community die in an explosion in the south-western city of Quetta.
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West Ham stars could leave - Gold

Friday 6th of May 2011, 5:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: West Ham

West Ham will allow their England internationals to leave Upton Park if the club are relegated, says co-owner David Gold.
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VIDEO: Syrians begin 'day of defiance'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 6:19
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian activists have taken to the streets following Friday prayers for what they are calling a "day of defiance".
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Stars sit out US Republican debate

Friday 6th of May 2011, 6:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

The first debate of the Republican presidential primary campaign is held, though most major contenders do not take part.
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Changing times

Friday 6th of May 2011, 6:31
related countries: Israel Israel

Arab Spring poses challenges for Israeli leader
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Live - Turkish Grand Prix

Friday 6th of May 2011, 6:34
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The second free practice session is taking place ahead of Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix.
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Cats in the crossfire

Friday 6th of May 2011, 7:53
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Opposition flag painted on Tripoli's stray animals
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VIDEO: Extreme base jumper in mountain dive

Friday 6th of May 2011, 8:17
related countries: Chile Chile

Chilean base jumper Julio Munoz has ridden a motorbike off a 4,000m-high mountain in the Andes.
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Warne to retire after IPL season

Friday 6th of May 2011, 8:26
related countries: India India, Aruba Aruba

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne says he will retire from professional cricket at the end of the current Indian Premier League campaign.
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VIDEO: Storm-hit US states braced for floods

Friday 6th of May 2011, 8:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Midwest

Several US states that were hit by recent storms in the south and midwest now face the threat of severe flooding.
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Alonso fastest in Turkey practice

Friday 6th of May 2011, 8:47
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso sets the pace and Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel spins out in a wet first practice session at the Turkish Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Smiling to ease Japan tsunami trauma

Friday 6th of May 2011, 8:57
related countries: Japan Japan

Psychologists in Japan have said that they are concerned survivors of the earthquake and tsunami could develop long-term mental health problems if they do not talk about what happened.
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RBS losses widen in first quarter

Friday 6th of May 2011, 9:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Attributable losses widen at Royal Bank of Scotland in the first quarter, but at an operating level the bank is in profit.
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BA-Iberia group sees losses fall

Friday 6th of May 2011, 9:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

International Airlines Group sees revenues up and losses down in the first results since the British Airways-Iberia merger.
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Australia row over asylum 'plan'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 9:08
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea, Australia Australia

A row erupts in Australia over reports it plans to reopen a processing centre for asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea used under the "Pacific solution" policy.
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New images of Fukushima reactor

Friday 6th of May 2011, 9:13
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

New images are released of the interior of a crippled reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, as efforts continue to restore a vital cooling system.
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Libyan rebels set out 'road map'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 9:38
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's opposition sets out to international leaders its plan for the country if and when Colonel Gaddafi falls from power.
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Russia jails nationalist killers

Friday 6th of May 2011, 10:15
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian nationalist and his girlfriend are jailed for murdering human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova in 2009.
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Syria set for 'day of defiance'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 10:35
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Syrians prepare for a 'day of defiance' against President Bashar al-Assad's government, as security forces deploy in Damascus and other towns.
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Vietnam 'seals off protest site'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 11:01
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam blocks off the scene of a rare protest by thousands of ethnic Hmong in a remote mountainous area in the north-east, reports say.
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Ballesteros condition 'worsens'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 11:10
related countries: Spain Spain

The family of Spanish golf legend Seve Ballesteros, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2008, have said that his condition is worsening.
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Deadly US drone raid in Pakistan

Friday 6th of May 2011, 11:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

At least 12 people are killed by US drone missiles in a Pakistani tribal area, officials say, in the first such strike since the killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
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Bin Laden 'planned new US attack'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 11:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was actively involved in planning new terror attacks, US officials say, citing documents reportedly found in his Pakistan compound.
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VIDEO: Chernobyl opens as tourist destination

Friday 6th of May 2011, 12:14
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The Ukrainian government has opened the site of the world's most deadly nuclear accident to tourists for the first time.
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China regulators suspend crime TV

Friday 6th of May 2011, 12:55
related countries: China China

Chinese media regulators suspend spy and police shows from television ahead of the ruling Communist party's 90th anniversary.
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Jaguar to build a hybrid supercar

Friday 6th of May 2011, 13:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jaguar plans to build a £700,000 petrol-electric hybrid supercar in the UK, in partnership with Formula 1 team Williams F1.
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African migrants lost off Spain

Friday 6th of May 2011, 13:39
related countries: Spain Spain

Hopes fade for 22 African migrants missing after their boat took on water off the coast of southern Spain.
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Mourinho given five-game Euro ban

Friday 6th of May 2011, 13:57
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is handed a five-match European ban for his conduct after the Champions League first-leg semi-final against Barcelona.
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Police block Maldives protesters

Friday 6th of May 2011, 14:26
related countries: Maldives Maldives
related places: Male

Police in the Maldives clash with hundreds of protesters in central Male, preventing them from demonstrating over soaring food prices.
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VIDEO: US ‘watched Osama hideout for months’

Friday 6th of May 2011, 14:33
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda confirms the death of its leader Osama Bin Laden, according to a statement attributed to the group.
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Shell loses Nigeria land dispute

Friday 6th of May 2011, 15:02
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The oil giant Shell loses its appeal against a ruling that it is not the rightful owner of land where it runs Nigeria's biggest oil export terminal.
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Delays 'did not cause 7/7 deaths'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 15:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Delays in the response to the 7/7 bombings did not cause any deaths, a coroner concludes, but there is some criticism for MI5 and the emergency services.
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Live - Diamond League athletics

Friday 6th of May 2011, 15:33
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Doha

Allyson Felix wins the 400m while Britain's Michael Rimmer is second in the 800m at the first meeting of the Diamond League season in Doha.
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Ex-German minister 'plagiarised'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 15:47
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Guttenberg

Former German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg "deliberately" plagiarised his doctoral thesis, a university investigation finds.
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Emin cat tapestry goes on display

Friday 6th of May 2011, 15:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A tapestry of British artist Tracey Emin's Black Cat painting goes on display at the Saatchi Gallery in London.
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SA minister's wife gets 12 years

Friday 6th of May 2011, 15:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Sheryl Cwele, the wife of South Africa's intelligence minister, is sentenced to 12 years in jail for drug trafficking.
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Elephant tusks seized in Nairobi

Friday 6th of May 2011, 16:06
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

More than a 100 elephant tusks have been seized at Nairobi's international airport, found in containers labelled with a Nigerian address, Kenyan police say.
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Coupon culture

Friday 6th of May 2011, 16:14
related countries: India India

The Indian start-up which had a good recession
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UK warns on Libya-Tunisia border

Friday 6th of May 2011, 16:26
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Tunisia Tunisia

Foreign Office advises against all travel near the Tunisia-Libya border because of attacks by pro-Gaddafi forces.
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VIDEO: 'I was in famous VE Day photo'

Friday 6th of May 2011, 17:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

World War II veteran George Broomhead on how he found himself at the centre of a famous photograph of the ecstatic VE Day celebrations in London.
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Fears grow as US flooding worsens

Friday 6th of May 2011, 17:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

Fears grow among US residents along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers as rising flood waters threaten communities from Illinois to Louisiana.
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SNP sweeps to victory in Holyrood

Friday 6th of May 2011, 18:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

SNP leader Alex Salmond says his party's sweeping victory at the Holyrood election was "a victory for a society and a nation".
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Whyte completes Rangers takeover

Friday 6th of May 2011, 18:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Craig Whyte completes his takeover of Rangers after buying Sir David Murray's majority shareholding for £1 as board members continue to voice doubts about the deal.
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Euro falls on Greece exit rumours

Friday 6th of May 2011, 18:45
related countries: Greece Greece

The single currency falls on reports that Greece has raised the possibility of leaving the euro.
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Bin Laden dead, 'al-Qaeda' admits

Friday 6th of May 2011, 19:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Al-Qaeda confirms the death in northern Pakistan on Monday of its leader, Osama Bin Laden, according to a statement posted on jihadist internet forums.
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UK colonial papers to be made public

Friday 6th of May 2011, 19:48
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sensitive files from Britain's colonial past are to be released after a court case by Kenyan Mau Mau veterans.
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Second Air France body recovered

Friday 6th of May 2011, 19:52
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

Recovery teams raise a second body from the underwater wreckage of an Air France jet that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009, killing all those on board.
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VIDEO: Steve Reich on 9/11 anniversary work

Friday 6th of May 2011, 20:10
related countries: United States United States

The American composer Steve Reich speaks to the BBC about his new work marking the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
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'No criminal charges' for Cage

Friday 6th of May 2011, 20:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Orleans

A lawyer for US actor Nicholas Cage says he will not face criminal charges over an arrest last month in New Orleans.
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New indictment in Hariri inquiry

Friday 6th of May 2011, 21:13
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The prosecutor of the UN-backed tribunal files a new indictment in the investigation of the 2005 killing of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
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Warner Music sold in $3.3bn deal

Friday 6th of May 2011, 21:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Warner Music is sold for $3.3bn (£2bn) to an industrial group whose interests range from oil to UK broadcaster Top Up TV.
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Nadal & Federer to meet in Madrid

Friday 6th of May 2011, 22:00
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are set to meet in the last four of the Madrid Masters.
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DUP and SF lead NI Assembly poll

Friday 6th of May 2011, 23:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

With just 35 of Northern Ireland's 108 MLAs elected, the DUP and Sinn Fein look set to remain the biggest parties in the new Assembly
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Obama hails Bin Laden raid team

Friday 6th of May 2011, 23:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday, Kentucky

US President Barack Obama meets the team that killed Osama Bin Laden and praises "one of the greatest military operations in our nation's history".
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US employment up again in April

Friday 6th of May 2011, 23:43
related countries: United States United States

US employment rose in April for the seventh month in a row but the overall unemployment rate has also risen.
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