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Why an Indian 'freedom' speech has become a viral remix

May 2, 2016 - 7:45pm
'Freedom' chants inspire songs in India
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Eureka! How to make discoveries at the speed of light

May 2, 2016 - 7:16pm
How cloud computing helps us disover at the speed of light
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Bottling water in drought-hit California

May 2, 2016 - 7:13pm
Bottling water for profit in drought-hit California
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VIDEO: The Philippine election in emojis

May 2, 2016 - 7:04pm
The BBC's Rico Hizon conducts a rigorous poll to discover how Filipinos are feeling about the election - in emojis.
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VIDEO: Did this Thai monk help Leicester win?

May 2, 2016 - 6:14pm
A Thai Buddhist monk has confirmed that the owner of Leicester City approached him to perform a blessing ritual for the team, ahead of its Premier League victory.
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Puerto Rico defaults on debt payment

May 2, 2016 - 6:07pm
Puerto Rico defaults on a $422m (£289m) debt payment due on Monday, but wins breathing space from some major creditors for further talks.
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Chelsea 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur

May 2, 2016 - 5:45pm
Leicester City are crowned English Premier League champions for the first time in their history as Tottenham can only draw with Chelsea.
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Mass brawl in Turkish parliament

May 2, 2016 - 4:50pm
Members of Turkey's ruling AK party and pro-Kurdish politicians trade blows in parliament over plans to strip MPs of their immunity from prosecution.
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Venezuela opposition present petition

May 2, 2016 - 3:49pm
Venezuela's opposition presents to the electoral authorities a petition calling for a referendum to oust President Nicolas Maduro.
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VIDEO: Brawl erupts at Turkish parliament

May 2, 2016 - 3:21pm
Politicians brawl at the Turkish parliament over proposed changes to the constitution.
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On board a historic US-Cuba crossing

May 2, 2016 - 3:00pm
On board landmark US cruise to Cuba
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Syria conflict 'out of control' - Kerry

May 2, 2016 - 2:59pm
US Secretary of State John Kerry says the Syrian conflict is "in many ways out of control", as he tries to salvage a nine-week truce.
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Detroit teachers hold 'sick-out'

May 2, 2016 - 2:46pm
Detroit Public School teachers are holding a "sick-out" to protest funding levels for the already-struggling district.
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Bitcoin industry 'sceptical' of Satoshi

May 2, 2016 - 2:06pm
Scepticism has greeted claims by Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright's claim to be the mysterious creator of the digital currency.
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Brazil blocks WhatsApp in probe row

May 2, 2016 - 2:04pm
A Brazilian judge blocks messaging service WhatsApp for 72 hours after its owner Facebook failed to hand over information required in a criminal investigation.
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VIDEO: Inside stormed Iraqi parliament

May 2, 2016 - 1:23pm
The BBC has gained special access to the Iraqi parliament, after it was stormed by anti-government protestors.
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Thousands mourn Papa Wemba at memorial

May 2, 2016 - 1:17pm
Thousands of people attend the first day of official commemorations in DR Congo to mark the sudden death of music star Papa Wemba.
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Breast cancer genetic discovery hailed

May 2, 2016 - 11:59am
Scientists say they now have a near-perfect picture of the genetic events that cause breast cancer, which they hope will unlock new ways of treating the disease.
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VIDEO: Bear chased from apartment refrigerator

May 2, 2016 - 11:55am
A Colorado man was forced to lock himself in his bedroom when a bear entered his apartment and rummaged through his refrigerator.
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Searching for self-reliance and 'real people' in Pyongyang

May 2, 2016 - 11:55am
Searching for self-reliance and 'real locals' in Pyongyang
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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.