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Miliband: Cameron risking future of UK

20 min 41 sec ago
Ed Miliband warns David Cameron to "take on, not talk up" the SNP as a row over its possible role in a future government intensifies.
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Sunk migrants' boat captain charged

26 min 39 sec ago
The captain of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, has been charged with reckless multiple homicide, Italian officials say.
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Streep boost for women screenwriters

28 min 8 sec ago
Hollywood actress Meryl Streep funds a screenwriters development programme for women over 40 in the US.
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'Online diet pills' inquest opens

29 min ago
An inquest opens into the death of a student from Shrewsbury thought to have taken "highly toxic" diet pills bought online.
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Egypt's Morsi jailed for 20 years

33 min 5 sec ago
Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi gets a 20 year jail sentence over the abuse of protesters during his rule, the first of many verdicts he faces.
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Japan train sets new speed record

52 min 42 sec ago
A Japanese magnetic levitation train breaks its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h (374mph) on a test run near Mount Fuji.
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Three dead in New South Wales storm

53 min 43 sec ago
Three people die as storms with winds of up to 135km/h (85 mph) batter New South Wales, Australia, with more bad weather forecast.
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'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' trial begins

58 min 38 sec ago
The trial of a 93-year-old former Nazi SS guard, known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" opens in Germany.
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Sky profits boosted by strong demand

2 hours 11 min ago
Pay-TV broadcaster Sky reports a 20% rise in operating profits, helped by strong demand for its services across Europe.
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South Korea PM offers to resign

2 hours 17 min ago
South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo offers to resign just two months into the job after accusations of accepting bribes.
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Credit Suisse quarterly profit rises

3 hours 5 min ago
Credit Suisse says quarterly profit rose by 23% from a year earlier because of gains from its securities trading and wealth management divisions.
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VIDEO: Cuba isolation 'has not worked'

3 hours 13 min ago
New York's governor Andrew Cuomo has become the first US state governor to visit Cuba in 50 years.
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Tuesday's gossip column

3 hours 16 min ago
Juventus willing to pay £50m for Sterling, Liverpool target Depay, Klopp rejects West Ham, plus more.
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Henderson close to five-year deal

3 hours 22 min ago
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is close to agreeing a new £100,000-a-week deal with the Premier League club.
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China property firm Kaisa defaults

3 hours 23 min ago
Kaisa Group becomes the first Chinese property developer to default on its overseas debt, which is estimated to be about $2.5bn (£1.7bn).
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Bobby Brown issues statement over Bobbi

4 hours 52 min ago
The singer's lawyer issues a statement saying his daughter has "opened her eyes" after talking about onstage at the weekend.
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Indian AAP expels founder members

5 hours 4 min ago
Indian anti-corruption party AAP expels two of its founder members amid in-fighting following its Delhi election win in February.
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VIDEO: China's biggest car show opens

5 hours 21 min ago
More than 23 million vehicles were sold in China last year, but as the Chinese economy slows, so has demand for new cars.
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Third charge after Melbourne raid

April 20, 2015 - 10:36pm
Police in Australia charge a third teenager, Harun Causevic, with terrorism-related offences after weekend raids in Melbourne.
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Groundhog Day set for London stage

April 20, 2015 - 10:29pm
A stage musical version of classic comedy film Groundhog Day is to have its world premiere at the Old Vic in 2016, directed by its new artistic director Matthew Warchus.
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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.