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France halts Russia warship delivery

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:54am
France says conditions "not right" to deliver first of two Mistral assault navy ships to Russia.
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French 'know little' about wine

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:37am
A wine survey suggests that French people do not consider themselves connoisseurs, despite the country's long association with the drink.
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VIDEO: Istanbul bridge collapse kills one

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 9:55am
One person has been killed and four people injured when a pedestrian overpass collapsed in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Turkish policeman jailed for killing

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:19am
A Turkish policeman who killed a protester during last summer's demonstrations in the capital, Ankara, is sentenced to seven years and nine months in jail.
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Ashya's mother 'cried and prayed'

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 7:56am
The mother of Ashya King tells the BBC in an exclusive interview how she prayed in prison she would be reunited with her child.
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Trierweiler 'took pills' over split

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:44am
France's former first lady, Valerie Trierweiler, reveals she swallowed sleeping pills, in her account of her break-up with President Hollande.
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Russian stocks rise from peace hope

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:05am
Russian stocks rise to their highest level in three months following the announcement of a cease-fire agreement with Ukraine.
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UK service sector sees strong growth

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:40am
The UK service sector records its fastest growth for almost a year, but recovery in the eurozone slows, closely-watched surveys suggest.
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The Spanish miners’ fight for survival

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:16am
The lost fight to save Spain's mines
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VIDEO: 'All I could do was cry and pray'

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:25am
The parents of Ashya King, Brett and Naghemeh King, have spoken exclusively to the BBC's Jon Kay about their longing to see and care for their son in hospital, following their release from a Spanish prison.
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VIDEO: Inside ghost town emptied by rebels

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:13am
Ukraine's defence minister has accused Russia of launching a "great war" that could claim tens of thousands of lives.
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Calais mayor threatens to block port

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:16pm
The mayor of the French city of Calais threatens to block the port unless Britain does more to control the rising number of illegal migrants.
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Monfils through to face Federer

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:59pm
France's Gael Monfils upsets seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov and will face Roger Federer in the US Open quarter-finals.
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Credit Suisse investigating traders

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:13pm
Credit Suisse is investigating two of its traders in London over allegations of misconduct.
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Paris 'Gestapo' plaque to be restored

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:29pm
Anger at removal of WW2 plaque for victims of 'French Gestapo'
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Why Nato-Russia relations soured

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:24pm
How Nato-Russia ties spiralled downwards
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Austria's only snail farmer

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:12pm
The IT worker who quit his job to farm snails for restaurants
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VIDEO: Beslan school siege: Ten years on

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:12pm
Ten years after the end of the deadly siege of a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, BBC Russian's Olga Ivshina spoke to some of those who were there.
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VIDEO: 'I filmed the start of WWII'

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:11pm
The man who filmed the beginning of World War Two
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UK moves up global economic ranking

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:01pm
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.
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