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VIDEO: Flash floods sweep through Genoa

October 10, 2014 - 8:10am
At least one person has died after floods swept the Italian city of Genoa
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VIDEO: Smog engulfs parts of northern China

October 10, 2014 - 8:04am
Parts of northern China have suffered the worst bout of smog since July, pushing pollution well past healthy levels and reducing visibility. Martin Patience reports from Beijing.
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China crisis? Is Argentina's gain Man Utd's loss?

October 10, 2014 - 8:00am
South American teams playing friendlies in far off places is good for business but bad for Premier League clubs, says Tim Vickery.
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Hamilton sets searing pace in Russia

October 10, 2014 - 7:55am
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in the second practice session at the Russian Grand Prix, with team-mate Nico Rosberg fourth.
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Jolie receives honorary damehood

October 10, 2014 - 7:53am
US actress Angelina Jolie is made an honorary dame by the Queen for services to UK foreign policy and the campaign to end war zone sexual violence.
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UK trade deficit narrows in August

October 10, 2014 - 7:36am
The gap between the amount the UK imports and the amount it exports narrowed in August, the latest official figures show.
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Microsoft boss rues female pay gaffe

October 10, 2014 - 7:19am
The boss of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, apologises for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have "faith in the system".
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UKIP win gives party first elected MP

October 10, 2014 - 6:58am
UKIP makes a breakthrough, winning the Clacton by-election - and comes close to a shock win over Labour in Heywood and Middleton.
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Day in pictures: 10 October

October 10, 2014 - 6:27am
A selection of news photos from around the world
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Inquest opens into Alice Gross death

October 10, 2014 - 5:53am
The inquest into the death of 14-year-old Alice Gross is opened and adjourned at West London Coroner's Court.
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Koreas 'exchange land border fire'

October 10, 2014 - 5:50am
North and South Korea have exchanged fire across their land border, South Korean officials say, as southern activists launch propaganda balloons.
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"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").