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Harman calls for Calais compensation

20 min 24 sec ago
Labour's acting leader writes to David Cameron calling for compensation from the French government for UK people affected by the Calais crisis.
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Myanmar declares flood emergency

29 min 44 sec ago
Myanmar's president declares a state of emergency in four regions after heavy flooding left at least 27 people dead.
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Police probe Serbia lottery 'fix'

33 min 57 sec ago
Eleven people are questioned by Serbian police after a television graphic predicts a winning lottery number before it is drawn.
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New Taliban leader calls for unity

56 min 12 sec ago
The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.
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Bin Laden relatives on crash plane

1 hour 14 min ago
A plane that crashed at a small UK airport killing four people is believed to have belonged to Osama bin Laden's family.
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AFL racism row sparks online campaign

2 hours 11 min ago
Social media users rally around Aussie Rules footballer Adam Goodes, as he takes time out of the game amid a racism row with fans.
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Bayliss wants England consistency

2 hours 23 min ago
England head coach Trevor Bayliss challenges his side to perform consistently after going 2-1 up in the Ashes series.
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Bitcoin chief arrested in Japan

4 hours 20 min ago
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating losses of nearly $400m.
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Taliban split over Omar successor

5 hours 8 min ago
The Afghan Taliban's Supreme Council was not consulted over the election of a new leader following the death of founder Mullah Omar, the BBC learns.
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Wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies

5 hours 52 min ago
The former professional wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, known for wearing a kilt in the ring, dies aged 61.
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Clarke could be finished - Maxwell

5 hours 53 min ago
Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his confidence and could be playing his last Test series, says Jim Maxwell.
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Extra fencing and dogs for Calais

5 hours 55 min ago
Extra fencing and sniffer dogs are to be offered to Calais to help deal with the migrant crisis, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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Improving Woods shoots 66 in Virginia

5 hours 56 min ago
Tiger Woods records his lowest 36-hole total in two years to put himself in contention at the Quicken Loans National.
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Charities warned over 'harassment'

7 hours 7 min ago
Charities could face criminal sanctions unless they stop aggressive fundraising tactics, the Charity Commission chairman warns.
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Aeroplane debris arrives in Paris

7 hours 10 min ago
A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 arrives in Paris from Reunion in the Indian Ocean for analysis.
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'Progress' but no deal at TPP talks

7 hours 34 min ago
Twelve Pacific nations fail to agree a regional trade deal which would cover 40% of the world economy, despite talk of "significant progress".
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VIDEO: 'Blue moon' as seen around the world

July 31, 2015 - 10:27pm
There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".
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Balls criticises Labour on business

July 31, 2015 - 9:55pm
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks Labour's approach to business under Ed Miliband.
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Country singer Lynn Anderson dies

July 31, 2015 - 9:39pm
US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, dies, aged 67.
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VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record

July 31, 2015 - 8:47pm
A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.
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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.