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BBC World Service

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The day's top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.


Memorial service in Chapeco for footballers and officials who died in an air crash in Colombia / Austria elects a new president / The traffic lights at floor level

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Adama Barrow calls his surprise election victory a new hope for the country / Angolan president dos Santos to stand down / Philip Larkin gets memorial stone in Westminster Abbey

Astonishment at the election result in The Gambia, Four global cities ban diesel cars, The science of dog sniffing

President Salva Kiir says claims of ethnic cleansing by UN are wrong; French President Francois Hollande won't contest election next year; Chocolate company says it can cut 40% of sugar from its confectionery