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Newcastle United 6-2 Norwich City

October 18, 2015 - 12:33pm
Georginio Wijnaldum scores four goals as Newcastle trounce Norwich for their first Premier League win of the season.
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Australia 35-34 Scotland

October 18, 2015 - 12:32pm
A Bernard Foley penalty in the final minute of the game gives Australia victory over Scotland in a superb World Cup quarter-final.
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Mitchell suggests tax credits 'tweak'

October 18, 2015 - 12:22pm
Former Conservative Cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell suggests controversial tax credit reforms could be "tweaked" as Labour says it would reverse the changes.
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VIDEO: Canada election: Who is in the frame?

October 18, 2015 - 12:19pm
The longest and closest election campaign in Canada's history is gathering pace, with current Prime Minister Stephen Harper fighting for a record fourth term in office.
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Slovenia to limit migrant numbers

October 18, 2015 - 12:10pm
Slovenia says it will allow only 2,500 migrants to cross its borders each day - half the number requested by neighbouring Croatia.
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VIDEO: Church 'appears' from reservoir in Mexico

October 18, 2015 - 11:22am
The ruins of a huge 16th Century church have emerged from a reservoir in the southern state of Chiapas in Mexico.
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US strike 'kills senior Syria militant'

October 18, 2015 - 11:10am
The US says it has a killed a senior member of a group of al-Qaeda veterans called the Khorasan Group in an airstrike in Syria.
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VIDEO: In the midst of typhoon's torrential rain

October 18, 2015 - 11:03am
The BBC's David Shukman reports from Luzon in the Philippines, on the battle with high winds and intense rainfall after Typhoon Koppu makes landfall.
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Ruddock: Wales underpowered in scrum

October 18, 2015 - 10:05am
An "underpowered" scrum without the likes of Adam Jones and Richard Hibbard cost Wales at World Cup, says ex-coach Mike Ruddock.
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Pope Francis canonises French couple

October 18, 2015 - 9:55am
Pope Francis conducts the first canonisation of a married couple, in a ceremony in St Peter's Square at the Vatican.
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Thousands of migrants enter Slovenia

October 18, 2015 - 9:43am
Thousands of weary migrants aiming to reach Western Europe cross into Slovenia from Croatia after Hungary closed another of its borders.
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Iraq minister faces corruption charges

October 18, 2015 - 9:36am
Iraq issues arrest warrants for the trade minister and his brother on corruption charges, officials say.
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Morgan back on Saturday Night Live

October 18, 2015 - 9:17am
Tracy Morgan hosts Saturday Night Live (SNL) this weekend, more than a year after he suffered life-threatening injuries in a car accident.
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Egyptian writer Gamal al-Ghitani dies

October 18, 2015 - 8:52am
Acclaimed Egyptian writer Gamal al-Ghitani dies aged 70 in Cairo having been in a coma for two months.
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Apprenticeships 'becoming devalued'

October 18, 2015 - 8:35am
The push to create more apprenticeships quickly has led to the brand being devalued, says Ofsted.
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Michalak retires from France duty

October 18, 2015 - 8:32am
France's record points scorer Frederic Michalak retires from international rugby after the 62-13 defeat by New Zealand.
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Villarreal 1-2 Celta Vigo

October 18, 2015 - 8:04am
Celta Vigo level on points at the top of La Liga alongside Real Madrid and Barcelona after victory over 10-man Villarreal.
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VIDEO: Flood warnings for the Philippines

October 18, 2015 - 7:49am
Typhoon Koppu has made landfall hitting the Philippines with rain and winds of up to 250 km/h (155 mph).
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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.