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AA joins protest at green changes

July 30, 2015 - 7:46pm
The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.
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Did Nepal temple ban animal sacrifice festival?

July 30, 2015 - 7:41pm
Has a Nepal temple really banned mass sacrifices?
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'Brain-eating amoeba' in US tapwater

July 30, 2015 - 7:36pm
US health officials confirm the presence of a 'brain-eating' amoeba in the water supply of several communities near New Orleans.
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From boom to bust in Swiss border towns

July 30, 2015 - 7:25pm
From boom to bust in Swiss border towns
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VIDEO: The body collectors of eastern Ukraine

July 30, 2015 - 7:24pm
Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding
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VIDEO: Beijing's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

July 30, 2015 - 7:21pm
A decision is soon to be made on who will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, with Beijing in China or Almaty in Kazakhstan the two possible options.
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Russian debtors despair as boom turns to bust

July 30, 2015 - 7:08pm
Roubles dry up for millions of Russians
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We told the king we had HIV

July 30, 2015 - 7:08pm
We told the king we had HIV - and taught a country not to fear
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HIV flushed out by cancer drug

July 30, 2015 - 7:05pm
HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.
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VIDEO: 'Cajun John Wayne' calls out criminals

July 30, 2015 - 7:04pm
The tough US cop's YouTube challenge to wanted criminals
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VIDEO: Robotic playground looks for fun

July 30, 2015 - 7:03pm
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.
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Anti-slavery powers come into force

July 30, 2015 - 7:01pm
Key parts of new legislation to combat slavery in the UK - including life sentences for people traffickers - come into force in England and Wales.
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VIDEO: India and Bangladesh enclave exchange

July 30, 2015 - 6:58pm
India and Bangladesh exchange more than one 160 enclaves on Friday.
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Plea for help over Calais crisis

July 30, 2015 - 6:55pm
Police and social services in the UK say there are seeking urgent support to deal with the impact of the Calais migrant crisis.
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More arrests in Chile burning case

July 30, 2015 - 6:41pm
A further five Chilean ex-army soldiers are charged over the burning of two teenagers during a 1986 protest against Gen Augusto Pinochet.
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VIDEO: Activists try to stop icebreaker

July 30, 2015 - 6:40pm
Activists attempt to prevent a Shell icebreaker leaving Portland for the Arctic on an oil-drilling mission.
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'Repeat attack' at Jerusalem Gay Pride

July 30, 2015 - 6:27pm
Six people are stabbed at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem and police arrest an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man they say attacked marchers in 2005.
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North Korean makes diving history

July 30, 2015 - 6:24pm
Kim Kuk-hyang, 16, makes history by becoming North Korea's first ever gold medallist at a World Aquatics Championships.
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Celebrity fitness chain to go public

July 30, 2015 - 5:56pm
SoulCycle, the indoor cycling fitness chain with a celebrity following in the US, including David Beckham and Lady Gaga, plans to float on the stock market.
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VIDEO: Philae may have found 'primordial soup'

July 30, 2015 - 5:42pm
The Philae lander, after successfully landing on a comet in late 2014, may have made a significant discovery about the ingredients which create life.
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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.