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Stolen Picasso returned to France

February 27, 2015 - 6:38am
A Picasso painting smuggled into the US last December, disguised as a Christmas parcel, is being returned to its home in France.
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Airbus reports big rise in profits

February 27, 2015 - 6:31am
French aviation firm Airbus reports a big jump in full-year profits despite setting aside €551m (£401m) for delays on its A400M military aircraft.
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Ugandan police 'abuse gay people'

February 27, 2015 - 6:21am
Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.
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Widow wants 'Jihadi John' alive

February 27, 2015 - 5:49am
The widow of a man killed by "Jihadi John", the masked Islamic State militant identified on Thursday as a man from London, says she wants him caught alive.
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England starts for Nowell and Goode

February 27, 2015 - 5:46am
Jack Nowell and Alex Goode are named in England's starting XV to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday.
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De Villiers sets record in SA win

February 27, 2015 - 5:43am
AB de Villiers hits the fastest 150 in ODIs as South Africa condemn West Indies to a World Cup record-equalling 257-run defeat.
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Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner

February 27, 2015 - 5:42am
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.
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Murray defeat 'down to Davis Cup'

February 27, 2015 - 5:39am
Andre Agassi says Andy Murray's Dubai Championships defeat was due to him wanting to prepare for the Davis Cup.
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UCI wants Astana licence withdrawal

February 27, 2015 - 5:24am
The International Cycling Union requests that Astana, the team of Vincenzo Nibali, has its World Tour licence withdrawn.
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VIDEO: Are Greeks happy with government?

February 27, 2015 - 5:09am
Mark Lowen speaks to business owners in Athens about the government's anti-austerity stance.
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Iraq minorities 'wipeout threat'

February 27, 2015 - 4:22am
Iraqi minority groups are subject to a "systematic strategy" by IS to drive them out of the country, human rights groups warn.
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Japan's shares edge up to a new high

February 27, 2015 - 4:09am
Japan's benchmark Nikkei index edged up to a new 15-year high as the yen weakened, with investors shrugging off a raft of mostly disappointing economic figures.
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'Car park pimping' in Botswana

February 27, 2015 - 3:44am
The growing craze among Botswana's youth
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Banana thrown during Feyenoord game

February 27, 2015 - 3:40am
Feyenoord's Europa League game against Roma is suspended for more than 10 minutes when an inflatable banana is thrown from the stands.
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Madonna 'suffered whiplash' at Brits

February 27, 2015 - 3:30am
Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her "nightmare" accident at Wednesday's Brit Awards.
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Van Dijk blames referee after defeat

February 27, 2015 - 3:08am
Celtic's Virgil Van Dijk describes the referee as "horrible" after his red card during the 1-0 loss to Inter Milan.
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Six acquitted over UK tourist deaths

February 27, 2015 - 3:04am
Six people accused of burning to death three British tourists in 2002 riots in the India state of Gujarat are acquitted.
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VIDEO: African doll in a Barbie world

February 27, 2015 - 3:00am
Taofick Okoya sells up to 9,000 of his Queens of Africa dolls a month and claims to command about 15% of the market.
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Cook could quit Britain for Moldova

February 27, 2015 - 2:28am
British world number one taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook wants to represent Moldova at Rio Olympics.
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Energy boss leading Marussia rescue

February 27, 2015 - 2:28am
The main investor behind the revival of the Manor Marussia F1 team is energy firm boss Stephen Fitzpatrick.
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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.