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VIDEO: Unlucky mouse caught in Victorian trap

February 5, 2016 - 1:33pm
A 155-year-old Victorian mouse trap on display at a museum springs into action once again to claim its latest victim.
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Security ramped up for Super Bowl 50

February 5, 2016 - 1:13pm
Security is tight as Santa Clara prepares to host the Super Bowl on Sunday, and protests continue over the plight of homeless residents in nearby San Francisco.
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Russian media breaks Putin family taboo

February 5, 2016 - 1:03pm
Russian media breaks taboo over Putin private life
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UK brands Assange ruling 'ridiculous'

February 5, 2016 - 12:54pm
The UK foreign secretary brands as "ridiculous" a UN panel's ruling that Julian Assange be allowed to go free, but the Wikileaks founder demands the decision be respected.
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Confessions of a repeat Star Wars viewer

February 5, 2016 - 12:39pm
Confessions of a repeat Star Wars viewer
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Madonna causes a commotion in Taiwan

February 5, 2016 - 12:08pm
Singer manages to outrage both Chinese and Taiwanese fans
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VIDEO: Love is ... a chocolate noodle?

February 5, 2016 - 12:07pm
A Tokyo restaurant is serving its noodles with chocolate for Valentine's day
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Cameron gets Danish backing for EU deal

February 5, 2016 - 11:49am
David Cameron receives the backing of Denmark for his EU renegotiation after Poland said plans to limit benefits for migrants need "further discussion".
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Spain government talks deadlocked

February 5, 2016 - 11:49am
Spain's Socialist party rejects a request from the anti-austerity Podemos party for exclusive talks, leaving negotiations over a new government at a deadlock.
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Active Zika found in saliva and urine

February 5, 2016 - 11:32am
Active Zika virus has been detected in the saliva and urine of patients, Brazilian scientists say.
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Massive crane collapses in New York

February 5, 2016 - 11:25am
A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least two others.
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Russia 'undermining' Syria peace talks

February 5, 2016 - 10:28am
Nato accuses Russia of undermining attempts to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict by carrying out strikes on opposition groups.
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Pope set for historic Patriarch meeting

February 5, 2016 - 10:20am
Pope Francis is to hold a historic first meeting with Patriarch Kirill, the head of Russian Orthodox Church, in Cuba.
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Row over mid-flight Bollywood 'concert'

February 5, 2016 - 8:14am
An Indian airline suspends five crew members who let Bollywood star Sonu Nigam sing over its public address system - sparking a row on social media.
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Sex attacks at Cologne Carnival

February 5, 2016 - 7:57am
Police say 22 incidents of sexual assault occurred on the first night of the Carnival street party, with thousands packing the streets amid tight security.
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Assange should walk free, UN panel says

February 5, 2016 - 7:39am
A UN panel says Wikileaks' Julian Assange should be allowed to walk free and compensated for his "deprivation of liberty" - a finding the UK will contest.
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Tens of thousands flee Aleppo fighting

February 5, 2016 - 7:35am
About 70,000 Syrian refugees are moving to Turkey's border as they flee fighting near Aleppo, Ankara says, while activists put the number at 40,000.
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Fast-talking MEPs lost in translation

February 5, 2016 - 7:20am
A top EU official tells MEPs to speak slower and in their mother tongue to help struggling interpreters.
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LeBlanc 'amazed' by Top Gear reaction

February 5, 2016 - 6:55am
Former Friends star Matt LeBlanc says he "can’t believe the response" to news he will co-host the new series of Top Gear, when the BBC show returns in May.
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Silent discos banned over noise

February 5, 2016 - 6:46am
Authorities say the silent events are not necessarily silent.
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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.