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VIDEO: Trailer park living for America's poor

January 21, 2015 - 5:35pm
The harsh - and happy - reality of living in a trailer
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Tribute to Kirkbride at TV awards

January 21, 2015 - 5:26pm
Coronation Street star William Roache leads a special tribute at the National TV Awards to on-screen wife Anne Kirkbride, who died on Monday.
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Gabon 0-1 Congo

January 21, 2015 - 5:23pm
Congo beat Gabon 1-0 in Bata to move top of Group A, after captain Prince Oniangue stabs home from close range.
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Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Sheffield United

January 21, 2015 - 5:18pm
Tottenham beat League One Sheffield United in the first leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final at White Hart Lane.
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New papers in Andrew sex claims case

January 21, 2015 - 5:04pm
The US woman who has accused Prince Andrew of sexual misconduct has repeated the claims in fresh court documents.
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Protest head quits amid 'Hitler' row

January 21, 2015 - 4:56pm
The head of Germany's "anti-Islamisation" movement quits after disparaging anti-refugee comments and a photo showing him apparently posing as Hitler emerge.
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'Deal reached' in Yemeni crisis

January 21, 2015 - 4:50pm
Yemen's embattled president has reached a peace deal with Shia Houthi rebels occupying key points in the capital Sanaa, reports say.
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Russia 'has 9,000 troops in Ukraine'

January 21, 2015 - 3:41pm
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russia has more than 9,000 soldiers and 500 tanks in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, a claim denied by Moscow.
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VIDEO: Ongwen in court after years in hiding

January 21, 2015 - 3:23pm
Ugandan commander of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) Dominic Ongwen has arrived in The Hague to be tried for war crimes.
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Windows 10 to be free and get headset

January 21, 2015 - 3:23pm
Microsoft says its Windows 10 operating system will be a free upgrade for many users and unveils a "holographic" headset that can run it.
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WhatsApp launches desktop option

January 21, 2015 - 3:09pm
Messaging platform WhatsApp announces that users can now send messages from their desktop web browsers in addition to their phones.
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BP boss: Oil prices 'low for 3 years'

January 21, 2015 - 2:48pm
Oil giant BP's boss Bob Dudley has told the BBC that oil prices could remain low for up to three years, and that UK petrol prices may fall below £1 a litre.
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Tootsie Roll boss dies at age of 95

January 21, 2015 - 2:35pm
Tootsie Roll chief executive Melvin Gordon dies at the age of 95 after leading the US confectionery firm for more than five decades.
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Nigeria Buhari defends school record

January 21, 2015 - 2:28pm
Nigeria's main opposition presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, rejects claims that he did not obtain his school-leaving certificate.
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VIDEO: Northern White rhinos facing extinction

January 21, 2015 - 2:13pm
Northern White rhinos are on the edge of extinction with just five of them left in the world, but conservation experts are trying to find ways to save them.
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Equatorial Guinea 0-0 Burkina Faso

January 21, 2015 - 1:57pm
Burkina Faso are held by Equatorial Guinea in the first goalless draw of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
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VIDEO: Rebels tighten grip on Yemen capital

January 21, 2015 - 1:37pm
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen tighten their grip on the capital, Sanaa, stationing fighters outside the private home of the president.
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Sri Lanka rehabilitates top general

January 21, 2015 - 1:22pm
The new Sri Lankan government rehabilitates war-time army chief Sarath Fonseka, who was jailed and deprived of his rights by the former regime.
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Blair: Don't blame me for Iraq delays

January 21, 2015 - 1:11pm
Tony Blair says it would be "far better" for him if the Iraq Inquiry report was published as he could restate his case for the 2003 invasion.
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Congress in Netanyahu snub to Obama

January 21, 2015 - 12:51pm
US House Speaker John Boehner has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress, in a rebuke to President Barack Obama.
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