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GB divers win silver & bronze

May 1, 2015 - 4:45pm
Britain's Jack Laugher and Chris Mears take World Series Diving silver as Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow win bronze in London.
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Celtic 5-0 Dundee

May 1, 2015 - 4:43pm
Celtic are one game away from being crowned league champions after an emphatic victory at home to Dundee.
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VIDEO: Couple's high-wire wedding vows

May 1, 2015 - 3:58pm
Two circus performers tie the knot while balanced on a high-wire 25m (80ft) in the air.
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Miliband: Don't gamble on the SNP

May 1, 2015 - 3:50pm
Ed Miliband urges voters not to "gamble" with the SNP, saying his opposition to the nationalist party is "principled" not "tactical".
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No tourist spots for China officials

May 1, 2015 - 3:49pm
The Chinese government publishes 21 pictures of scenic tourist spots where civil servants are banned from meeting.
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England pick Rashid and Wood for ODI

May 1, 2015 - 3:18pm
England's Adil Rashid and Mark Wood return from the West Indies early and are in the squad for the ODI against Ireland.
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VIDEO: Royal Opera House's Polish production

May 1, 2015 - 3:08pm
For the first time in its history the Royal Opera House in London is staging a production sung in Polish.
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Burundi students flock to US embassy

May 1, 2015 - 2:28pm
Hundreds of students in Burundi have spent the night in front of the US embassy after their university was closed amid anti-government protests.
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Trott not suited as opener - Boycott

May 1, 2015 - 2:09pm
Jonathan Trott should be replaced as an England opener after another duck, says Geoffrey Boycott.
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Army to hand over 'rescued' Nigerians

May 1, 2015 - 1:20pm
The Nigerian military is expected to hand over nearly 300 people rescued from Boko Haram camps, so they can receive treatment and see their families.
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Congo bans Islamic face veil

May 1, 2015 - 12:58pm
Congo-Brazzaville bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public places, saying it is to counter extremism.
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Nepal: 1,000 EU citizens 'missing'

May 1, 2015 - 12:57pm
EU officials say they are struggling to locate 1,000 citizens unaccounted after Nepal's earthquake, amid fresh calls for foreign help and humanitarian aid.
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VIDEO: 'I want to know if my brother is alive'

May 1, 2015 - 12:49pm
One month after the Garissa university attack there are allegations Kenyan security forces have carried out extra-judicial killings in their hunt for members of the al-Shabab group.
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Istanbul police clash with leftists

May 1, 2015 - 12:46pm
Turkish police say they have detained nearly 140 people following clashes during May Day protests in Istanbul.
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Tour de Yorkshire win for Nordhaug

May 1, 2015 - 12:38pm
Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug wins the first stage of the three-day Tour de Yorkshire in a sprint finish in Scarborough.
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Bodies found in Thailand jungle camp

May 1, 2015 - 12:12pm
Police in Thailand have found dozens of graves in an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand, on a route regularly used by people smugglers.
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Italy opens 'feed the planet' Expo

May 1, 2015 - 12:10pm
A major global commercial fair - Milan Expo 2015 - opens in northern Italy, but violence breaks out in the city as protesters clash with police.
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Sterling slides as manufacturing slows

May 1, 2015 - 11:59am
Sterling has fallen sharply against the US dollar after growth in the UK manufacturing sector slowed markedly in April.
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VIDEO: The 'White Zulu' singing Maskandi

May 1, 2015 - 11:57am
South African musician David Jenkins, who is known as Qasadi and has the nickname "White Zulu", talks about his passion for Zulu culture and music.
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VIDEO: Asia battle for US bullet train deal

May 1, 2015 - 11:55am
Two titans of Asian business and technology battle for the contract to build America's first bullet train.
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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.