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Wreckage to be tested for MH370 link

44 min 47 sec ago
Officials on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion are investigating if a piece of a plane washed up there is from missing flight MH370.
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France boosts Calais tunnel security

49 min 16 sec ago
France says it is sending 120 extra police officers to Calais, as migrants heading for Britain say they will keep trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.
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Facebook hails 'strong quarter'

51 min 45 sec ago
Facebook hails "strong quarter" as the company reports its monthly users grew 13% to 1.49 billion.
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US lion killer 'sorry for disruption'

1 hour 2 min ago
Dentist Walter Palmer apologises to his patients for the disruption caused by the backlash against him over the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe.
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VIDEO: On the banks of the new Suez Canal

1 hour 12 min ago
Ahead of the inauguration of Egypt's new Suez Canal, Sally Nabil went to take a look at the waterway.
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Russia vetoes MH17 tribunal at UN

1 hour 15 min ago
Russia vetoes a United Nations draft resolution seeking to establish an international criminal tribunal into last year's MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine.
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Twitter's honesty hits shares

1 hour 19 min ago
Twitter's shares plunge more than 13% after the firm warns it will take time to attract new users.
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Celtic 1-0 Qarabag

1 hour 23 min ago
Dedryck Boyata keeps Celtic's Champions League hopes on track with a late winner against Qarabag.
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England on top after Anderson burst

1 hour 30 min ago
England close day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on 133-3 after Australia are bowled out for 136.
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I can bowl better, says Anderson

1 hour 48 min ago
England's James Anderson says he can improve despite taking 6-47, his best Ashes figures, on day one of the third Test.
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Murder charge for Ohio policeman

2 hours 16 min ago
A US police officer is charged with the murder of a driver who was shot in the head during a traffic stop over a missing licence plate.
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US Fed moves closer to rate hike

2 hours 47 min ago
The US central bank , the Federal Reserve, keeps its key interest rate on hold but indicates it is more positive on the US economy.
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US congressman faces fraud charges

2 hours 55 min ago
Chaka Fattah, who has represented Pennsylvania since 1994, is accused of misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars of federal, charitable and campaign funds.
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Britons Daley & Gallantree win gold

3 hours 13 min ago
British divers claim a second medal of the World Aquatics Championships as Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree win team gold.
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Taliban leader Mullah Omar 'dead'

3 hours 48 min ago
Taliban leader Mullah Omar died two years ago in Pakistan, Afghanistan's government and security services say.
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Blackout bin lorry driver 'lied'

3 hours 55 min ago
The inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash which killed six people hears that he "lied" on a DVLA form over a previous blackout.
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Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies aged 97

4 hours 2 min ago
Former BBC racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, dubbed the 'Voice of Racing' in a 50-year career, dies aged 97.
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Audit finds Kenya accounts 'disturbing'

4 hours 7 min ago
Only 26% of money spent and collected by Kenya's government has been approved in an official annual audit that noted "disturbing problems".
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China mall blamed for escalator death

4 hours 14 min ago
A Chinese shopping mall and the manufacturers of one of its escalators were to blame for the death of a young mother, investigators say.
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Hunter bailed over Cecil the lion

4 hours 52 min ago
A professional hunter accused of helping a US tourist kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion is released on $1,000 bail by a court.
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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.