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Amazon to deliver via post offices

24 min 16 sec ago
Internet retailing giant Amazon is offering its online customers access to Royal Mail's Local Collect "click and collect" network.
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Optimism as Iran nuclear talks fail

28 min 28 sec ago
Both the US and Iran say they are confident of reaching a deal over Tehran's nuclear programme despite the failure of the latest round of talks.
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MI5 set for criticism over Lee Rigby

30 min 58 sec ago
A report into the killing of Fusilier Lee Rigby is set to criticise MI5 over its monitoring of one of the killers, but will add that the security service could not have prevented his death, the BBC understands.
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Juncker tax scandal fails to gain heat

46 min 47 sec ago
Juncker no confidence vote fails to gain traction
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Casablanca piano sells for $2.9m

1 hour 30 min ago
The piano featured in the classic World War Two drama Casablanca sells for $2.9m at Bonhams Auction House in New York.
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Ferguson jury rules on Brown death

1 hour 36 min ago
A grand jury reaches a decision over whether to charge a police officer who killed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says his family.
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Aston Villa 1-1 Southampton

1 hour 54 min ago
England defender Nathaniel Clyne scores late on to deny Aston Villa a win and rescue a point for Southampton.
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Tax relief threat to private schools

2 hours 1 min ago
A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" business rate relief by helping out state schools - or lose it, the party will warn.
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Jet attacks Tripoli's last airport

2 hours 9 min ago
An unidentified jet carries out two air strikes on Maitiga air base in Tripoli, the Libyan capital's last functioning airport.
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VIDEO: Victims treated after Afghan blast

2 hours 11 min ago
Many children were among a crowd watching a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday when a suicide bomber struck killing at least 50.
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What next for Iran nuclear talks?

2 hours 15 min ago
And still plenty of obstacles to a final Iran nuclear accord
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VIDEO: Kenyans mourn bus attack victims

3 hours 9 min ago
Families of the victims of a deadly attack on a bus in Kenya last week have travelled to Nairobi to collect the bodies of the deceased.
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'Militant traders' raid Nigeria town

4 hours 36 min ago
Residents and soldiers are fleeing a Nigerian town raided by militant Islamists disguised as traders, officials say, as the country's top Muslim leader criticises the military.
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Sports Personality shortlist named

5 hours 1 min ago
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.
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US death sparks replica gun law call

5 hours 19 min ago
The fatal shooting by US police of a 12-year-old boy brandishing a replica gun in a playground prompts calls for the guns to be more clearly marked.
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Iran nuclear talks deadline extended

5 hours 21 min ago
The deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran is extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement.
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Sturridge will return 'soon enough'

5 hours 24 min ago
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says his injury troubles are making him stronger and he will be back "soon enough".
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RBS 'wanted critic's mortgage back'

5 hours 38 min ago
A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama learns.
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VIDEO: US police kill boy carrying fake gun

5 hours 46 min ago
A 12-year-old boy has died after being shot by police in the US city of Cleveland, while carrying what turned out to be a replica gun.
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US defence secretary to step down

6 hours 26 min ago
Chuck Hagel has resigned as US defence secretary after less than two years in the post, following a series of meetings with President Barack Obama.
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.