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US clerk defies gay marriage order

19 min 17 sec ago
A Christian official continues to refuse to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.
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Migrants stranded amid EU asylum chaos

24 min 50 sec ago
Hundreds of migrants are stranded outside a major railway station in Budapest after police seal off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.
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Nigerian drones to fight oil theft

30 min 6 sec ago
Nigeria is to deploy drones to monitor ships in an effort to curb the rampant theft of oil in the country, the state oil firm says.
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Man charged over pianist murder

34 min 13 sec ago
A man is charged with murder after concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko was found with fatal injuries at a house in Manchester.
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New Ebola death in Sierra Leone

35 min 37 sec ago
A woman who died on Saturday in northern Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, officials have confirmed.
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Family 'heading for Syria' detained

42 min ago
A mother and her four children, who were believed to be travelling from London to Syria, are detained in Turkey.
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Google updates main company logo

48 min 43 sec ago
Google has made a series of changes to the main logo it uses for its core services.
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From Turkey to Sweden: Syrian migrant's perilous journey

1 hour 3 min ago
Syrian migrant's perilous journey from Turkey to Sweden
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Man Utd complete £36m Martial deal

1 hour 9 min ago
Manchester United complete the £36m signing of Monaco's France Under-21 international forward Anthony Martial.
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Stars set for London Film Festival

1 hour 18 min ago
Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Helen Mirren and Dame Maggie Smith are among the British star names at this year's London Film Festival.
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Police 'break up Lebanon occupation'

1 hour 35 min ago
Reports from Lebanon say riot police are removing activists who had occupied the environment ministry in a protest triggered by rotting rubbish.
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VIDEO: US clerk refuses gay marriage licence

1 hour 35 min ago
A Christian official has refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.
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West Brom reject fourth Berahino bid

2 hours 2 min ago
West Brom turn down a fourth bid from Tottenham for England under-21 striker Saido Berahino.
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Second Bangkok bombing suspect held

2 hours 6 min ago
A second foreign suspect has been arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, the Thai PM says.
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VIDEO: From Syria to Sweden: A migrant's story

2 hours 8 min ago
The BBC's James Reynolds follows the trail of a Syrian migrant called Nour, as she travels 2,000 miles through nine countries to fulfil her dream of applying for asylum in Sweden.
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Global markets hit by weak Chinese data

2 hours 9 min ago
Renewed fears over growth in China hit global markets, with the Dow Jones trading down more than 300 points.
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Ishant banned after fiery SL Test

2 hours 10 min ago
India fast bowler Ishant Sharma is suspended for one Test following a row with three Sri Lanka players in Colombo.
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Third death after Ukraine protests

2 hours 14 min ago
A third member of Ukraine's national guard dies from injuries after Monday's violent anti-autonomy protests outside parliament in Kiev.
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Al-Shabab attacks AU military base

2 hours 14 min ago
Fighters from the al-Shabab militant Islamist group overrun an African Union military base in southern Somalia inflicting heavy casualties, witnesses tell the BBC.
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Portugal bank sell-off hits snag

2 hours 15 min ago
Portugal's central bank misses its deadline to sell Novo Banco, a bank created after the collapse of one of the country's second-biggest lender.
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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.