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Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82

August 30, 2015 - 10:42am
British neurologist and acclaimed author Oliver Sacks dies at the age of 82.
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Bayern sign Juve youngster Coman

August 30, 2015 - 10:37am
Bayern Munich sign teenage Juventus winger Kingsley Coman on a two-year loan deal with the option to make it permanent.
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'Massive gas discovery' off Egypt coast

August 30, 2015 - 10:33am
Italian energy group Eni says it has found one of the world's largest natural gas fields off Egypt's coast.
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Strike on Yemen factory kills 31

August 30, 2015 - 10:27am
An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition backing pro-government forces in Yemen kills 31 people in the northern province of Hajjah.
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GB quartets both win 4x400m bronze

August 30, 2015 - 10:11am
Great Britain's quartets both win 4x400m relay bronze as the team end the World Championships with seven medals.
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Mahathir call to topple Malaysian PM

August 30, 2015 - 9:56am
Malaysia's former PM Mahathir Mohamad urges protesters on streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur to remove the current prime minister.
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VIDEO: Hiker found after nine days outdoors

August 30, 2015 - 9:36am
An American hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada region has been found alive.
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Russia's leaders in workout session

August 30, 2015 - 9:11am
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev are pictured working out and sharing breakfast at Mr Putin's summer residence.
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VIDEO: 'Unprecedented protests' in Japan

August 30, 2015 - 8:35am
Thousands of people have protested outside of Japan's parliament against new legislation that would allow the military to deploy overseas.
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Frederick Forsyth reveals spy past

August 30, 2015 - 8:34am
Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth reveals he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years.
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Deadly fire at Saudi residential block

August 30, 2015 - 8:25am
A fire at a residential complex for oil workers in eastern Saudi Arabia kills 11 and injures at least 200, Saudi officials say.
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X Factor launch in ratings slump

August 30, 2015 - 8:20am
The number of viewers watching the opening episode of this year's X Factor series has fallen by well over one million, in comparison to last year.
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Valdes move to Besiktas collapses

August 30, 2015 - 8:09am
Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes's proposed transfer to Turkish side Besiktas falls through.
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Labour must come to its senses - Blair

August 30, 2015 - 7:46am
Tony Blair tells Labour party members to come to their senses and reject the "Alice in Wonderland" politics of Jeremy Corbyn.
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VIDEO: Clooney: Pardon al-Jazeera reporters

August 30, 2015 - 7:42am
The lawyer for one of three al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt calls on President al-Sisi to pardon the men.
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Nepal parade to enshrine gay rights

August 30, 2015 - 7:27am
Gay right activists dance in the streets of Nepal's capital to press their demands for LGBT rights to be enshrined in the new constitution.
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Protest over Japanese military law

August 30, 2015 - 7:08am
Thousands gather outside the Japanese parliament to protest against plans to allow the military to deploy overseas.
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VIDEO: Rescued hiker 'very grateful'

August 30, 2015 - 6:45am
An American hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada region has been found alive.
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'Pre-suicide behaviour' identified

August 30, 2015 - 6:41am
Depressed people who display "risky behaviour", agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely to attempt suicide, a study finds.
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Boeckmans in induced coma after crash

August 30, 2015 - 5:57am
Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans is in an induced coma after suffering facial fractures in a crash at the Vuelta a Espana.
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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.