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Sharapova moves into fourth round

July 3, 2015 - 4:55pm
Fourth seed Maria Sharapova battles into the last 16 at Wimbledon as she defeats Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4 6-3.
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Colombia has first legal euthanasia

July 3, 2015 - 4:31pm
A Colombian man with terminal cancer becomes the first person in the country to die legally by euthanasia, in a move opposed by the Church.
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Solar Impulse plane lands in Hawaii

July 3, 2015 - 4:06pm
Solar Impulse, the aeroplane that is powered only by the sun, lands in Hawaii after making a historic 7,200km flight across the Pacific from Japan.
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Hamas members arrested in West Bank

July 3, 2015 - 3:37pm
The Palestinian Authority's security forces have arrested more than 100 members of the militant Hamas movement in the occupied West Bank.
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Greek PM: Say 'No' to 'blackmail'

July 3, 2015 - 3:31pm
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras urges voters to reject "blackmail" in Sunday's bailout referendum, as thousands gather for rival rallies in central Athens.
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Watson loses to Williams in thriller

July 3, 2015 - 2:53pm
British number one Heather Watson gives top seed Serena Williams a scare before losing a third-round thriller at Wimbledon.
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France rejects Assange 'asylum plea'

July 3, 2015 - 12:54pm
France's President Francois Hollande rejects an apparent appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.
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Mass rebel assault on Syria's Aleppo

July 3, 2015 - 12:51pm
Syria's military carries out a series of air strikes after rebel forces launch a major assault to take control of the northern city of Aleppo.
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Slow Hamilton 'has work to do'

July 3, 2015 - 12:46pm
World champion Lewis Hamilton says he is "in trouble" for this weekend's British Grand Prix if he does not improve his car.
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Boko Haram raids 'heinous' - Buhari

July 3, 2015 - 12:34pm
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari describes as a "heinous atrocity" the latest wave of attacks by Boko Haram militants that left more than 150 people dead.
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Silence held to honour Tunisia dead

July 3, 2015 - 12:25pm
The Queen, prime minister and bereaved families join a minute's silence across the UK to remember those killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.
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Dickinson 'bounces back' from cancer

July 3, 2015 - 11:54am
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson says he is healing well since being treated for cancer earlier this year.
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VIDEO: Greece crisis: 'Every day it's getting worse'

July 3, 2015 - 11:50am
A bar owner from the Greek island of Aegina tells the BBC about his fears for the future, and why he might vote 'yes' in Sunday's referendum.
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Police marksman cleared of murder

July 3, 2015 - 11:41am
A police marksman is cleared of murdering suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney, who he shot in 2005 in an operation to foil an attempted raid.
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Naughty Boy: Zayn needs time

July 3, 2015 - 11:41am
Producer Naughty Boy says his friend Zayn will release music and talk about leaving One Direction when he is ready.
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Kuwaitis pray for unity after attack

July 3, 2015 - 11:18am
Sunni and Shia Muslims in Kuwait hold prayers together in a show of unity, one week after a suicide bomber killed 27 people at a Shia mosque.
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Friday night slot for Villa-Man Utd

July 3, 2015 - 11:09am
Aston Villa will host Manchester United in a Friday night Premier League because of "unique circumstances", broadcasters say.
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Argentina v Chile

July 3, 2015 - 11:08am
Lionel Messi says Argentina are "desperate" to mark their status by winning the Copa America final against hosts Chile.
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Clifford faces indecent assault charge

July 3, 2015 - 11:05am
Former publicist Max Clifford is charged with an indecent assault allegedly committed in 1981, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
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Hamilton only fourth from Rosberg

July 3, 2015 - 10:41am
Lewis Hamilton is only fourth fastest in second practice at the British Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.
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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.