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WhatsApp and Facebook data sharing plan being investigated

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 3:20pm
The UK's Information Commissioner (ICO) is looking into WhatsApp's decision to share more data with parent company Facebook.

Syria Darayya: Evacuation of siege town begins

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 3:04pm
The evacuation of the Damascus suburb of Darayya begins after a deal between the Syrian government and rebel fighters to end four years of siege.

Three men charged with horsemeat sales fraud

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 2:24pm
Three men have been charged with fraud for allegedly conspiring to sell horsemeat as beef.

Laura Trott's Premier League predictions for Football Focus

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 2:02pm
Four-time Olympic cycling champion and Tottenham fan Laura Trott gives her predictions on the weekend's Premier League fixtures in this week's Football Focus predictions challenge.

Flushing out IS fighters in Libya's Sirte

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 1:56pm
The Libyan forces are preparing for what they hope to be the last attack against Islamic State group in the city of Sirte.

Vincent Barker death: Optometrist Honey Rose given two-year suspended sentence

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 1:51pm
An optometrist who failed to spot an eye condition in a boy who later died is given a suspended sentence.

Europa League draw: Man Utd face reunion with Robin van Persie

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 1:36pm
Manchester United will face Fenerbahce, Feyenoord and Zorya Luhansk in the group stage of the Europa League.

Inside a Philippines prison drugs raid

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 1:02pm
The BBC witnesses a prison raid in one of Manila's biggest jails - the latest offensive in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.

Italy earthquake: Boy, 14, among three UK deaths

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 1:00pm
A 14-year-old boy from London was among three Britons killed in the earthquake in central Italy.

Norway man rescued after climbing into public toilet

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:55pm
Firefighters are called out to rescue a 20-year-old man after he climbs into public toilet to retrieve a friend's phone.

Oscar Pistorius: Bid to challenge six-year jail term fails

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:40pm
South African state prosecutors fail in their bid to challenge the six-year sentence for murder handed down to Oscar Pistorius.

Lifeguards to patrol Camber Sands after deaths

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:36pm
Lifeguards are to be deployed over the bank holiday weekend at Camber Sands, where five friends died during a day trip to the coast.

Matt Damon climbs up Forbes' Hollywood rich list

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:36pm
Matt Damon becomes the third highest-paid actor in Hollywood, behind Dwayne Johnson and Jackie Chan, according to Forbes' annual rich list.

Molly-Mae Wotherspoon: Dog death mum leaves court in ambulance

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:32pm
A pregnant woman due to be sentenced over the death of her baby daughter has been taken from court by ambulance.

Thierry Henry: Former France striker named as an assistant manager of Belgium

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:30pm
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez says former Arsenal, Barcelona and France striker Thierry will be one of his assistants.

UN blames UK politicians for Brexit hate crime spike

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:30pm
"Anti-immigrant" rhetoric by UK politicians during the EU referendum helped to fuel a spike in race hate crimes before and after the vote, a UN body says.

Judge's 'LOL' as he jails online boaster who ducked sentence

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:06pm
A man who avoided prison after being convicted of a street attack is jailed for refusing to perform unpaid work then boasting about it online.

Brexit: Tough to-do list

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 11:54am
Battling ministers, the search for staff and working out what kind of deal to go for - how the Whitehall machine is gearing up for Brexit.

What happens when you let a dog in the studio...

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 10:36am
James Davidson, co-founder of pet food company Tails.com, talks to Business Live - but his dog Monty steals the show.

Champions League: Europe's top four leagues to each get four group-stage spots

BBC World News - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 9:33am
Europe's top four domestic leagues are to be guaranteed four places each in the group stages of the Champions League from 2018-19.

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