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Fifa sponsors warn on 'corruption' 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 09:47:28 GMT 
    The annual congress of World football governing body Fifa is due to open despite sponsor concerns over the arrest of senior officials on corruption charges.


Cameron's EU exit warning to leaders 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 08:59:44 GMT 
    UK PM David Cameron starts a tour of European capitals as a bill paving the way for the UK's EU referendum is launched.


Burnt China care home 'poorly built' 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 06:26:17 GMT 
    China says a Henan nursing home which caught fire killing 38 people was poorly constructed, and top-level prosecutors are investigating.


Breast cancer 'alters bone to spread' 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:14:50 GMT 
    Breast cancers can change the structure of bone to make it easier to spread there, a study finds.


Nebraska abolishes death penalty 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 00:06:24 GMT 
    The US state of Nebraska has abolished the death penalty after a veto-override was passed through its legislature.


Rinehart loses family trust battle 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 07:26:42 GMT 
    Australia's richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, loses control of the family trust to her daughter, after a long running legal battle.


Al-Nusra 'told not to attack West' 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 10:03:02 GMT 
    Al-Qaeda has ordered its affiliate in Syria not to use the country to launch attacks on the West, the leader of al-Nusra Front says.


France honours Resistance heroes 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 22:51:36 GMT 
    France honours four members of the French Resistance against the Nazis with a ceremony at the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris.


'New species' of ancient human found 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 00:42:12 GMT 
    A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.


Barman guilty over 56-shot death 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 07:20:47 GMT 
    A French barman is convicted of manslaughter and given a suspended sentence for allowing a customer to drink 56 shots that led to his death.


Malaysian police probed over graves 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 02:41:28 GMT 
    Malaysia is investigating 12 policemen suspected of involvement in human-trafficking camps found in the remote north of the country.


US military shipped anthrax to labs 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 02:37:48 GMT 
    The US military accidentally sent live anthrax samples to labs across the country and a US military base in South Korea, the Pentagon says.


VIDEO: Women recruits get tough in Ukraine 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:50 GMT 
    David Stern visited the police academy in Ukraine where new police officers are being trained as part of a major programme of reforms to the service.


VIDEO: Greek island sees migrant surge 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 22:09:14 GMT 
    The authorities in the Greek island of Kos say they have rescued 1,200 migrants in the past two days.


VIDEO: China's new law-enforcement gadgets 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 22:31:11 GMT 
    The BBC's John Sudworth reports from the annual Beijing Police Equipment Expo, an event showcasing the latest law-enforcement gadgetry at the disposal of China's ruling Communist Party.
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