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Usain Bolt knocked down in Beijing - in pictures

August 28, 2015 - 10:15am
Pictures from the World Athletics Championship in Beijing as Usain Bolt is knocked down by a cameraman riding a scooter.
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Liverpool face Russians in Europe

August 28, 2015 - 9:43am
Liverpool and Tottenham face trips to Russia and Azerbaijan, while Celtic face Ajax in the Europa League.
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Lorry driver and 27 stowaways held

August 28, 2015 - 9:30am
A lorry driver is arrested along with 27 suspected illegal immigrants at Cobham service station on the M25 in Surrey.
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VIDEO: Katrina photographer returns to city

August 28, 2015 - 9:20am
Photojournalist Mario Tama returns to New Orleans to find out what has changed in the city since Hurricane Katrina.
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Brazil's economy enters recession

August 28, 2015 - 9:19am
Brazil enters recession, as official figures show the country's economy contracted by 1.9% between April and June, compared with the previous three months.
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VIDEO: Military show of strength in S Korea

August 28, 2015 - 9:17am
South Korean and US military forces have conducted a joint live firing exercise to test their capabilities in the event of an attack from the north.
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Guinea 'blocking ex-leader's return'

August 28, 2015 - 9:13am
Guinea's exiled former junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara tells the BBC the Guinean authorities are blocking his return home for elections in October.
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VIDEO: Boeing laser shoots drone from sky

August 28, 2015 - 9:08am
Boeing says it has successfully shot a drone out of the sky using a high-powered laser during a test.
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Smaller Lords call amid 'cronyism' row

August 28, 2015 - 9:06am
Conservative peer Lord Norton and crossbench peer Lady Deech call for the House of Lords to be made smaller and more efficient.
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3D cameras 'to save' IS-threat artefacts

August 28, 2015 - 8:52am
Cameras capable of taking 3D images are to be distributed by archaeologists in a bid to preserve ancient sites from destruction by the Islamic State group.
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Bin lorry driver 'not selfish coward'

August 28, 2015 - 8:45am
The Glasgow bin lorry inquiry into the deaths of six people has heard that the driver is not "selfish" or a "coward".
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VIDEO: Greek island refugee camp growing

August 28, 2015 - 8:42am
Aid agencies believe as many as another 200,000 migrants could arrive in Greece before the end of the year.
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Ghana universities 'targeted by IS'

August 28, 2015 - 8:37am
Ghana's authorities are investigating several universities over links to suspected recruitment for the so-called Islamic State (IS), officials say.
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Many feared dead in Libya sinkings

August 28, 2015 - 8:30am
Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsize off the Libyan coast near the city of Zuwara.
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VIDEO: Tropical storm Erika pounds Dominica

August 28, 2015 - 8:04am
Rescuers are searching for missing people and survivors after tropical storm Erika hit the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.
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Top Gear boss 'excited' about future

August 28, 2015 - 7:49am
BBC Two controller Kim Shillinglaw is "excited" and "terrified" about Top Gear's future, as Chris Evans replaces former host Jeremy Clarkson.
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Taiwan metro cards to show porn star

August 28, 2015 - 7:47am
Taiwan's capital is to introduce a metro swipe-card featuring the Japanese porn actress Yui Hatano, despite controversy over the use of her image.
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Key Inmarsat rocket flight under way

August 28, 2015 - 7:45am
A rocket launches from Kazakhstan carrying the spacecraft needed by London-based Inmarsat to complete its new £1bn global telecommunications network.
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Estonia 'plans Russia border fence'

August 28, 2015 - 7:28am
Estonia says it wants to build a fence along its eastern border with Russia to boost security and protect the EU's passport-free Schengen zone.
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India celebrates 1965 war 'victory'

August 28, 2015 - 6:37am
India begins more than three weeks of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of what it claims was victory in the 1965 war with Pakistan.
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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.