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VIDEO: Chile volcano ash buries farmland

16 min 43 sec ago
Residents in the foothills of the Calbuco volcano in Chile survey the damage caused by its eruption.
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Nepal quake relief drive intensifies

26 min 4 sec ago
Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after nearly 2,000 died in the country's worst quake in more than 80 years, as a powerful aftershock hits the region.
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Tufa wins women's London Marathon

26 min 17 sec ago
Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia wins the women's London Marathon, with two-time victory Mary Keitany of Kenya finishing second.
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Britons caught up in Nepal disaster

36 min 24 sec ago
A UK couple on their honeymoon, who are among Britons caught up in the Nepal quake, tell of seeing an "avalanche coming straight" for them on Everest.
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Ghana told to stop new oil drilling

47 min 49 sec ago
Ghana is told by an international tribunal not to begin any new offshore drilling for oil in disputed waters with the Ivory Coast.
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VIDEO: Quake death toll continues to rise

1 hour 4 min ago
Thousands of Nepalese citizens have spent the night outdoors following a devastating earthquake which killed at least 1,900 people.
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Howell second to Wu at China Open

1 hour 28 min ago
England's David Howell finishes second at the China Open as Wu Ashun wins his first European Tour title.
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Labour plan to cap rental increases

1 hour 35 min ago
Private landlords would not be able to increase rents by more than inflation for three years under Labour plans to give tenants more security.
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VIDEO: Peru percussionists' world record bid

1 hour 38 min ago
Thousands of people in Peru have attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the largest cajon ensemble.
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Weir loses out in sprint finish

1 hour 48 min ago
David Weir loses out in a sprint finish to American Joshua George in the T53/54 wheelchair race at the London Marathon.
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Burundi protesters clash with police

1 hour 54 min ago
Protesters clash with police in Burundi's capital Bujumbura a day after President Pierre Nkurunziza announces he will seek a third tem in office.
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Fellowes to adapt Trollope novel

2 hours 13 sec ago
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is to adapt Anthony Trollope's Doctor Thorne - one of his favourite novels - for TV.
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VW chairman resigns in power struggle

2 hours 50 min ago
Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.
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Klitschko eyes Fury title defence

2 hours 51 min ago
Wladimir Klitschko says Tyson Fury is set to be his next challenger after the latest successful defence of his world titles.
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Music boss tops Britain's rich list

3 hours 9 min ago
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.
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Baltimore protest turns violent

4 hours 19 min ago
A protest march in Baltimore a week after Freddie Gray, a black man, died in police custody, turns violent with at least a dozen arrests.
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VIDEO: Obama jokes at annual dinner

4 hours 23 min ago
President Obama has been poking fun at himself and his political friends and enemies at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
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Quake mission begins for UK experts

6 hours 17 min ago
Humanitarian experts from the UK will begin to assess the damage caused by an earthquake in Nepal after travelling to the country overnight.
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VIDEO: Kazakhs vote to elect president

7 hours 3 min ago
Kazakhstan is holding an early presidential election, with the state of the economy posing a major challenge to the incumbent, Nursultan Nazarbayev.
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VIDEO: The consequences of kissing Castro

April 25, 2015 - 11:24pm
The Castro encounter which led to death threats
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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.