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Day in pictures: 25 March 2015

March 25, 2015 - 9:44am
A selection of striking images from around the world
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Elephants rescue lorry in Louisiana

March 25, 2015 - 9:41am
A pair of elephants helped prevent a lorry, stuck in a muddy lay-by, from overturning in the US state of Louisiana.
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China rejects call to free activists

March 25, 2015 - 9:24am
China rejects calls from foreign governments to release five women's rights activists who have spent nearly three weeks in detention.
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Controversial Gatlin gets Nike deal

March 25, 2015 - 9:10am
Sprinter Justin Gatlin, who has served two doping bans, signs a lucrative deal with Nike, while Tyson Gay is also set to wear the kit.
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VIDEO: Crowe on film, football and Top Gear

March 25, 2015 - 8:52am
Russell Crowe, who is making his directorial debut with The Water Diviner, talks about his career, his love for Leeds United, and Top Gear.
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England not good enough, says Corry

March 25, 2015 - 8:51am
Former England captain Martin Corry supports RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie's criticism of their Six Nations performance.
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Disputed painting confirmed as Monet

March 25, 2015 - 8:33am
A painting of a haystack is confirmed to be a Monet, after scientists use a special camera to uncover his signature.
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Radiohead album preserved by Congress

March 25, 2015 - 7:59am
Radiohead's seminal album OK Computer is one of 25 recordings to be preserved by the US Library of Congress.
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No shame over suicide bid - Carlisle

March 25, 2015 - 7:25am
Former Burnley and QPR defender Clarke Carlisle says he feels "no shame" about his recent suicide attempt.
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VIDEO: Passengers' mixed emotions in Barcelona

March 25, 2015 - 7:24am
Passengers preparing to board Wednesday's Germanwings flight to Duesseldorf from Barcelona, have mixed feelings.
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I need to play regularly - Falcao

March 25, 2015 - 7:01am
On-loan Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao says he needs to find a club where he can play regularly.
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VIDEO: Moment Tunisia attack started

March 25, 2015 - 6:55am
A tourist who was in the Bardo museum in Tunis when gunmen opened fire captured the panic on video.
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Clarkson: 'I haven't heard a thing'

March 25, 2015 - 6:30am
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson says he "hasn't heard a thing" despite press reports he will be sacked by the BBC this morning.
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Penny Dreadful lands five Bafta nods

March 25, 2015 - 6:20am
Sky's horror series Penny Dreadful scores five nominations at this year's Bafta Craft Awards, which honour television's behind-the-scenes talent.
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EU and Cuba push for closer ties

March 25, 2015 - 6:19am
The EU's top diplomat meets Cuban leaders and says the EU will intensify talks aimed at normalising ties with Havana.
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Huge queues in Singapore to view Lee

March 25, 2015 - 6:07am
Thousands of people queue for hours in Singapore to pay tribute to statesman Lee Kuan Yew as he lies in state in parliament.
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Two-year-old sets archery record

March 25, 2015 - 5:45am
A two-year-old Indian girl sets a new national record in archery, according to the India Book of Records.
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India 'ready for anything' in semi

March 25, 2015 - 5:42am
Opener Rohit Sharma says India will not be daunted by Thursday's World Cup semi-final against Australia.
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Hamm treated for alcohol addiction

March 25, 2015 - 5:35am
Mad Men star Jon Hamm, who plays hard-drinking advertising executive Don Draper, recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction, his publicist confirms.
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Ukraine governor sacked after row

March 25, 2015 - 5:14am
A powerful Ukrainian regional governor, Ihor Kolomoisky, is sacked after a stand-off with the central government over control of an oil firm.
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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.