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European MPs want Google break-up

14 hours 34 min ago
A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.
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English votes plans 'by Christmas'

14 hours 46 min ago
Proposals for English MPs to vote on English laws are to be brought in before Christmas, David Cameron says.
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Day in pictures: 27 November 2014

14 hours 57 min ago
A selection of images news from around the world
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VIDEO: Why are Thais raising three fingers?

14 hours 57 min ago
A Thai protester says the military government has reacted aggressively to their use of the salute featured in the Hunger Games films.
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Phillip Hughes: Reactions in quotes

15 hours 4 min ago
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being hit by a ball.
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VIDEO: Snow and rain calms Ferguson protest

15 hours 6 min ago
After two days of unrest, the streets of Ferguson in Missouri were mostly quiet on Wednesday night, as Rajini Vaidyanathan reports.
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Japan reporter denies S Korea libel

15 hours 24 min ago
A Japanese reporter denies defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye, at the start of a trial criticised by Japan and local journalists.
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Propaganda warning over Ukraine conflict

15 hours 35 min ago
Europe's governments told to get out of news business
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India match off after Hughes death

15 hours 49 min ago
A match between a Cricket Australia XI and India is cancelled after the death of Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes.
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Radio host charged over sexual abuse

16 hours 15 min ago
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio host Jian Ghomeshi appeared in court to face sexual assault charges.
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Israeli Arab 'second class' protest

16 hours 19 min ago
Hundreds of Israeli Arabs stamp their Facebook pictures with "second class citizen" to protest at a proposed law.
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Greek services paralysed by strike

16 hours 34 min ago
A 24-hour general strike over austerity measures shuts schools and public offices in Greece and heavily disrupted transport.
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Hughes injury 'incredibly rare'

16 hours 49 min ago
The injury that claimed the life of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes has been described as "incredibly rare".
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Malaysia PM reverses sedition pledge

17 hours 33 min ago
Malaysian PM Najib Razak goes back on a pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law, saying it will instead be strengthened.
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HK student leader taken to court

17 hours 58 min ago
Prominent student leader Joshua Wong and other activists appear in a Hong Kong court to face charges following their arrests in Mong Kok.
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Manhunt after pair stabbed to death

18 hours 1 min ago
A manhunt is under way across two counties after a man and a woman were found stabbed to death in Surrey.
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'A hero to kids around the nation'

18 hours 20 min ago
Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland pays tribute to batsman Phillip Hughes, who has died after being struck by a ball.
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Williams could replace North on wing

18 hours 51 min ago
Scarlets' Liam Williams is tipped to start on the wing for Wales against South Africa on Saturday if George North is ruled out.
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Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high

18 hours 55 min ago
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.
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Lord Coe to run for IAAF presidency

19 hours 22 min ago
Lord Coe announces he will run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
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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.