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Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 2:43pm
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with an injection of your comments.

UKIP sausage roll man quotes Hitler

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 2:37pm
A UKIP parliamentary candidate, who made headlines after dishing out sausage rolls at a party event, quotes Hitler at a hustings.

How do drone strikes go wrong?

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 2:34pm
After two individuals, Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, are killed in a raid, questions are raised about US counterterrorism.

Selby in danger of Crucible exit

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 2:31pm
Defending champion Mark Selby trails Anthony McGill 10-6 in the best-of-25 frame second round at the World Championship.

Railway rules thwart student adverts

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 2:28pm
Student posters calling MPs who broke their 2010 tuition fee promise "liars" have been removed from railway stations in England.

Tories 'right party', says food boss

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 1:53pm
The boss of Wales' largest company backs the Conservatives - but admits many of his staff and customers will disagree.

Scots polls suggest 'revolution'

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 1:50pm
Professor John Curtice on why voting intention polls suggest the potential for a revolution in Scottish representation at Westminster.

Reprieve for China wife on death row

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 1:34pm
A Chinese court gives a two-year reprieve to a woman sentenced to death for murdering her abusive husband.

'Time running out' for Greek deal

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:57pm
Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselboem warns "time is running out" for a Greek debt deal as eurozone finance ministers met with Greek officials.

'Al-Shabab' kills Kenyan chief

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:56pm
Suspected al-Shabab militants have abducted and killed a traditional chief in northern Kenya, according to a local elder.

Student murderer jailed for life

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:52pm
A Stoke-on-Trent man is jailed for life for murdering a student.

Vatican link in 'al-Qaeda' arrests

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:46pm
Suspected extremists being investigated in Italy over links to al-Qaeda may have been planning an attack on the Vatican in 2010, prosecutors say.

Rotherham handed points deduction

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:46pm
Rotherham are deducted three points and fined £30,000 by a disciplinary commission for fielding an ineligible player.

Expert in search for murdered girl

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:39pm
A geoforensics expert is enlisted to help find the remains of Lanarkshire schoolgirl Moira Anderson who has been missing since 1957.

AP McCoy: A career in pictures

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:39pm
Key moments in the career of retiring 20-time champion jockey AP McCoy

Valve expands Steam 'mod' market

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:38pm
Game maker Valve has expanded its online store to let players who make 'mods' for games sell their creations.

Deadly capsize 'captain' in court

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:36pm
A Tunisian man appears in a court in Italy accused of captaining a boat that capsized off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives.

China buzzing over President's first 'selfie'

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:34pm
Chinese internet abuzz about photo of president

VIDEO: Watch: Ceremony marks Gallipoli campaign

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:17pm
Leaders from Australia, New Zealand and Turkey and Britain's Prince Charles are attending a ceremony marking 100 years since the campaign of Gallipoli.

'Over 100' children killed in Yemen

BBC World News - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:12pm
At least 115 children have been killed in a month of fighting and air strikes in Yemen, UN children's agency Unicef says.

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