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Myanmar's pirated pop problem

Wed, 2014-12-10 17:03
Where original singers struggle to find a hold in the music industry

Jet crashes on central France home

Wed, 2014-12-10 17:01
A French air force jet crashes into a home for disabled people in central France, reportedly killing one person and injuring six others.

Ebola doctors win 2014 Time award

Wed, 2014-12-10 16:50
Time magazine has given its 2014 'Person of the Year' award to workers fighting the largest Ebola outbreak in history.

VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines

Wed, 2014-12-10 16:47
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

VIDEO: Myanmar's pirated pop problem

Wed, 2014-12-10 16:40
Myanmar's fledgling music industry is dominated by pirated and slightly modified versions of international pop hits.

Chelsea 3-1 Sporting Lisbon

Wed, 2014-12-10 16:35
Chelsea round off their Champions League group stage with a fourth victory and deny Sporting Lisbon qualification for the knockout stages.

Oil falls to new five-year low

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:52
The price of oil falls below $65 per barrel after two separate reports indicate a global supply glut.

Putin in energy-focused India visit

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:46
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India for a visit pinned to a number of lucrative oil and gas deals.

Wada to investigate German TV claims

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:38
The World Anti-Doping Agency is to investigate allegations made in a series of German TV documentaries.

Do Australians still want Abbott as PM?

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:30
But Australia's PM could survive poor poll ratings

Boy dies after school minibus crash

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:16
A teenage boy dies and another is injured after a school minibus crash at Maesteg Comprehensive School.

Joey Barton reveals death threat

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:00
QPR midfielder Joey Barton reveals a death threat he received while playing in France for Marseille.

Monaco princess gives birth to twins

Wed, 2014-12-10 14:44
Monaco's Princess Charlene has given birth to twin babies, Gabriella and Jacques, the palace announces.

VIDEO: Rollercoaster built through house

Wed, 2014-12-10 14:21
In a novel marketing ploy, a Dutch bank has built a rollercoaster through a house that is up for sale.

Afghanistan decries CIA 'violations'

Wed, 2014-12-10 14:15
The new Afghan president adds his voice to widespread condemnation of past CIA interrogation techniques, following a damning US report.

Comets 'not source of Earth's water'

Wed, 2014-12-10 14:05
Data from the Rosetta probe suggests that water on Earth may not have come from comets, scientists conclude.

Greenpeace apologises for Nazca stunt

Wed, 2014-12-10 13:55
Activists apologise for any "moral offence" it has caused, after a publicity stunt on the ancient Nazca lines in Peru.

Tony Blair summoned to MPs' inquiry

Wed, 2014-12-10 13:47
Tony Blair is summoned to appear before a House of Commons inquiry to be questioned about how his government dealt with paramilitary suspects.

NHS 'in trouble' without migrants

Wed, 2014-12-10 13:36
The NHS would be "in dire straits" without migrant workers, one of the UK's senior economists Stephen Nickell tells MPs.

Why interrogators prefer the soft approach

Wed, 2014-12-10 13:31
Trained interrogators believe the best intelligence comes from a friendly, logical approach, the BBC's Frank Gardner reports.

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