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'Be wary of those who do not eat baguettes'

January 30, 2015 - 6:39am
French government's extremism message mocked
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Russia patrols near UK 'routine'

January 30, 2015 - 6:38am
Russia contests claims its planes caused "disruption to civil aviation" in the UK, saying the patrols were "routine" and met "international legal norms".
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Ferrari target two wins with new car

January 30, 2015 - 6:38am
Ferrari unveil the new SF15-T car they hope will start them on the long road back to Formula 1 success.
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Gabriel 'could cost goals' - Wenger

January 30, 2015 - 6:21am
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says new signing Gabriel Paulista's lack of English could cost goals as he settles in.
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Ex-MP quits Congress amid Gandhi row

January 30, 2015 - 6:10am
A leader of India's main opposition Congress quits the party after making allegations after the party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
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England beat India to reach final

January 30, 2015 - 6:01am
England reach the final of the one-day tri-series courtesy of a three-wicket victory over India in Perth.
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AUDIO: 'I lost £18m lottery win by 7 seconds'

January 30, 2015 - 5:25am
A Canadian man has lost a seven-year legal battle to claim half of a C$27m (£18m) lottery jackpot after the Supreme Court ruled he had bought the winning ticket a few seconds too late for it to qualify.
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Ukraine civilians stranded as shells pound Debaltseve

January 30, 2015 - 5:24am
Ukrainian civilians stranded in battle for Debaltseve
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Robbie Coltrane taken ill on flight

January 30, 2015 - 5:11am
Harry Potter actor Robbie Coltrane is admitted to hospital in Florida with flu-like symptoms after falling ill during a flight from London.
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Skeleton sacks baffle India police

January 30, 2015 - 4:35am
Dozens of skeletons and decayed body parts are discovered in sacks in a disused room of an Indian police building, baffling the authorities.
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The tennis entourage can pay its way

January 30, 2015 - 4:23am
Why it pays for players like Murray to have an entourage
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Men's pay falls 'more than women's'

January 30, 2015 - 4:02am
Men have seen the real value of their pay fall far more than women in the past few years, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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Liverpool to make move for Ings

January 30, 2015 - 3:43am
Liverpool want to sign striker Danny Ings in a deal that would see him loaned back to Burnley for the rest of the season.
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Deadly attacks hit Egypt's Sinai

January 30, 2015 - 3:26am
At least 26 people, mostly soldiers, are killed in a series of attacks by Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
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Honda cuts profit forecast on recall

January 30, 2015 - 3:14am
Japanese carmaker Honda cuts its profit forecast and sees third quarter earnings drop sharply following a vehicle recall linked to airbags.
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VIDEO: Gas explosion at Mexican hospital

January 30, 2015 - 3:05am
A gas tank lorry has exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and a baby
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Suge Knight wanted over hit-and-run

January 30, 2015 - 2:51am
Police are looking for Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight after a man was run over and killed in Los Angeles.
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VIDEO: Taylor Swift trademarks famous lyrics

January 30, 2015 - 2:39am
Pop star Taylor Swift has trademarked phrases including "this sick beat" and "we never go out of style", in the United States to prevent unauthorised use of her work on merchandise.
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Friday's gossip column

January 30, 2015 - 2:33am
Mancini wants Toure, Chelsea close in on Cuadrado, Anderson could leave Man Utd, Spurs plan Everton exchange, plus more.
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Woods struggles on PGA Tour return

January 30, 2015 - 2:28am
Tiger Woods opens with a two-over-par 73 at the Phoenix Open on Thursday in his first tournament of the season.
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Bill Whittle's Firewall video: "The USA has, by far, the highest per capita gun ownership in the world. Progressives will tell you that this is what makes America the Murder Capitol of Planet Earth, but we're not. The USA is, in fact, one of the safest places in the world."