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Bolt will race at Glasgow 2014

July 1, 2014 - 11:28am
Usain Bolt, the six-time Olympic champion, will compete in the 4x100m relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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Kerber stuns Sharapova at Wimbledon

July 1, 2014 - 11:16am
German ninth seed Angelique Kerber ends Maria Sharapova's hopes of winning a second Wimbledon title in the fourth round.
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VIDEO: 'Shells pockmark Ukraine's Kramatorsk'

July 1, 2014 - 11:08am
Oleg Boldyrev reports from the eastern Ukrainian town of Kramatorsk, where residents said there were several waves of shelling overnight.
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Deadly bomb hits Nigeria market

July 1, 2014 - 10:59am
At least 18 people are killed in a bombing by suspected militants at a market in Maiduguri, north-eastern Nigeria, a medical worker tells the BBC.
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Brazil's currency marks 20 years

July 1, 2014 - 10:43am
Brazil's currency, the real, that helped end decades of rampant inflation, reaches its 20th anniversary, as the country struggles with an anaemic economy.
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Pistorius' other future

July 1, 2014 - 10:25am
Pistorius trial gets a glimpse of what might have been
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Pistorius 'became global icon'

July 1, 2014 - 10:21am
Oscar Pistorius became a "global icon" at the London Olympics and was set for further success, his manager tells his murder trial.
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Harry Potter studio expanding site

July 1, 2014 - 10:13am
The Hertfordshire film studios where the Harry Potter films were made is expanding its site.
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ENO cut in arts funding shake-up

July 1, 2014 - 10:13am
The English National Opera has its funding cut by 29%, Arts Council England reveals, as it announces its annual distribution of money for arts organisations.
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Japan approves landmark military move

July 1, 2014 - 10:08am
Japan's cabinet approves a landmark change in security policy, paving the way for its military to fight overseas.
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Erdogan to run for Turkey presidency

July 1, 2014 - 9:30am
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to run for president in the August election, the ruling AK Party confirms.
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Pound lifted by UK factory survey

July 1, 2014 - 9:24am
The pound hits a near six-year high against the US dollar after a survey suggests the UK's manufacturing sector grew at its fastest pace for seven months in June.
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Rumors continue 60 years after Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's death. Did he die as a result of a stroke or was he assassinated by a member or members of his inner circle?