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VIDEO: Migrants' bid to board lorries goes on

June 24, 2015 - 5:34am
Cross-Channel transport is returning to normal after a strike by ferry workers which gave hundreds of migrants the chance to try to board queuing lorries.
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Murray seeded third for Wimbledon

June 24, 2015 - 5:12am
Britain's Andy Murray is seeded third for Wimbledon as he bids to regain the title he won two years ago.
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Ebola crisis 'harming malaria fight'

June 24, 2015 - 5:09am
The Ebola epidemic in Guinea that began early last year has set back the country's fight against malaria, say experts.
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James Horner: Cameron pays tribute

June 24, 2015 - 5:01am
Director James Cameron pays tribute to film composer James Horner, calling his death in a plane crash on Monday "sad and shocking" and "such a waste".
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Japanese shares reach 18-year high

June 24, 2015 - 4:36am
Japan's Nikkei index closes at its highest level for more than 18 years, as investor confidence continues to rise on hopes of a Greek debt deal.
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Google launches free streaming service

June 24, 2015 - 4:22am
The company already has a subscription streaming service but is launching a free version of Play Music.
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France confirms 0.6% GDP growth

June 24, 2015 - 4:20am
France's GDP grew by 0.6% in the first quarter after a rise in corporate profit margins and strong household spending, official figures show.
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US 'spied on French presidents'

June 24, 2015 - 4:16am
The US National Security Agency spied on French Presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande in 2006-12, the Wikileaks website says.
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VIDEO: Northern Lights filmed in Minneapolis

June 24, 2015 - 4:15am
A display of the northern lights was witnesses near the US city of Minneapolis early on Tuesday morning.
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Brady waits on 'Deflate-gate' appeal

June 24, 2015 - 3:23am
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady makes his appeal against the four-match ban given for his part in 'Deflate-gate'.
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Fans pitch up as Glastonbury opens

June 24, 2015 - 3:19am
Music fans begin setting up camp for the Glastonbury Festival after the gates opened for this year's festival.
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Australia to join China-led bank

June 24, 2015 - 3:04am
Australia says it will join a China-led infrastructure bank as a founding member, contributing 930m Australian dollars over five years.
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Liverpool complete £29m Firmino deal

June 24, 2015 - 2:34am
Liverpool sign Brazil forward Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim for a fee of about £29m, subject to a medical.
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RSC casts UK's 'best Bottoms'

June 24, 2015 - 2:07am
The Royal Shakespeare Company announces that 14 amateur theatre groups will join a company of professionals on a national tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
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Japan women 2-1 Netherlands women

June 24, 2015 - 1:58am
Defending champions Japan progress to the Women's World Cup quarter-finals after a narrow victory over the Netherlands.
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VIDEO: Islamic State 'launches currency'

June 24, 2015 - 1:34am
Pictures are circulating online - thought to be the first look at currency issued by the Islamic State group.
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Toxic alcohol 'supplier' arrested

June 24, 2015 - 1:13am
Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, arrest a man who supplied the toxic alcohol which killed more than 100 people in the city of Mumbai.
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VIDEO: The other Hamilton racing driver

June 24, 2015 - 1:04am
Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton's brother Nicolas Hamilton has cerebral palsy and will become the first disabled driver to compete in the British Touring Car Championships this weekend.
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Pakistan heatwave deaths cross 700

June 23, 2015 - 11:53pm
The death toll from an ongoing heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has passed 700, local media report, as mortuaries reach capacity.
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Rebel flag protests spread across US

June 23, 2015 - 11:40pm
Four US states join South Carolina in calling on the withdrawal of the Confederate battle flag, after a church shooting thought to be racially motivated.
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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.