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China restricts Hong Kong visits

April 13, 2015 - 1:53am
China scraps unlimited Hong Kong entry permits for Shenzhen residents, as repeated shopping trips spark growing anti-mainland sentiment.
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VIDEO: Lansbury and Spacey honoured at Oliviers

April 13, 2015 - 1:33am
Dame Angela Lansbury picked up her first Olivier award last night after a 40 year absence from the West End.
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VIDEO: Far-right Jobbik wins first Hungary seat

April 13, 2015 - 12:32am
The far-right Jobbik party wins its first ever individual constituency seat in the Hungarian parliament.
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China exports miss expectations

April 13, 2015 - 12:21am
China's monthly trade data shows exports fell in March from a year ago by 14.6% in yuan terms compared to expectations for a rise of more than 8%.
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Second Tripoli embassy targeted

April 13, 2015 - 12:05am
A bomb explodes outside Morocco's embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli, hours after two people were shot dead at the South Korean embassy.
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The forgotten mosques of Delhi

April 12, 2015 - 10:09pm
Photographer who documents a part of Delhi's ancient heritage
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Spieth looks towards McIlroy rivalry

April 12, 2015 - 10:08pm
After his dominant Masters victory, Jordan Spieth is eager to emulate Rory McIlroy's four major championship wins.
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Australian on 145 child sex charges

April 12, 2015 - 10:03pm
A 47-year-old man faces 145 charges of rape, child exploitation and grooming offences allegedly committed in three Australian states.
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Shares in Asia mostly up on Monday

April 12, 2015 - 9:56pm
Shares in Asia were mostly up on Monday following gains on Wall Street and a week of highs in Asia.
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Violence in Gabon after Obame death

April 12, 2015 - 9:44pm
Supporters of deceased Gabonese opposition figure Andre Mba Obame set fire to the embassy of Benin during unrest in Gabon's capital, Libreville.
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Man held over Syrian preacher murder

April 12, 2015 - 9:36pm
A man is arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder a Syrian-born preacher found shot dead in a car in north-west London.
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Key win for Hungary far-right party

April 12, 2015 - 9:35pm
The far-right Jobbik party in Hungary has won its first ever individual constituency seat in parliament after a narrow victory in a by-election.
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Falling iron price to hit Australia

April 12, 2015 - 9:19pm
Australia says it expects the plunging price of iron ore - its biggest export - to slash revenue forecasts by A$25bn (£13bn; $19bn) over the next four years.
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Patients to be asked about UK status

April 12, 2015 - 8:58pm
Patients could be made to show their passports when they use hospital care in England under new rules introduced by the Department of Health.
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Dominant Spieth wins Masters

April 12, 2015 - 8:55pm
Jordan Spieth equals the lowest winning score in Masters history to win his first major at Augusta with Justin Rose tied second.
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UK university leaders lobby Brussels

April 12, 2015 - 8:38pm
More than 50 UK university leaders will travel to Brussels on Monday to lobby European policymakers against possible cuts to research funding.
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VIDEO: Rahul Gandhi prepares for return

April 12, 2015 - 8:14pm
India's main opposition Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi prepares to return to politics after an absence of nearly two months.
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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.