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VIDEO: Paris suspect seen on petrol station CCTV

January 12, 2016 - 12:24pm
CCTV images have emerged that show a man suspected of involvement in the Paris terror attacks visiting a French petrol station.
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David Bowie's love affair with Japan

January 12, 2016 - 11:38am
Bowie's love affair with the land of the rising sun
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Millions at risk from 'buggy' browser

January 12, 2016 - 11:37am
Microsoft is ending security updates for older versions of Internet Explorer, leading experts to warn of a spate of attacks.
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Lebanese rules 'put refugees at risk'

January 12, 2016 - 10:46am
Regulations being imposed in Lebanon effectively bar many Syrian refugees from renewing their residency permits, Human Rights Watch says.
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Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall to marry

January 12, 2016 - 10:40am
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress-model Jerry Hall announce their engagement in the UK's Times newspaper.
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Germany to shake up deportation process

January 12, 2016 - 10:06am
Germany announces plans to make it easier to throw out foreign criminals after the New Year's Eve attacks on women in Cologne.
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Oil trading volatile on oversupply fears

January 12, 2016 - 9:20am
Oil prices recover from deep losses, with some Opec producing nations calling for an emergency meeting of their group.
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US coalition strike 'destroys IS bank'

January 12, 2016 - 9:11am
A US-led coalition air strike destroys a bank used by the Islamic State group in the Iraqi city of Mosul, officials say.
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VIDEO: Drug lord El Chapo's 'wardrobe tunnel'

January 12, 2016 - 9:08am
The BBC has been shown around the house Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was hiding in before his recapture, which included a tunnel behind a wardrobe.
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VIDEO: Whales washed ashore on Tamil Nadu beach

January 12, 2016 - 8:28am
At least 45 whales have died in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after more than 100 of the animals were stranded on the shore at Tuticorin.
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Dutch police 'read' Blackberry emails

January 12, 2016 - 8:06am
A police forensics unit has claimed that it can decrypt messages on locked-down Blackberry handsets.
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VIDEO: Organist's Life on Mars Bowie tribute

January 12, 2016 - 7:43am
An organist in Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery stunned crowds with his tribute to David Bowie.
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Kuwait sentences 'Iran spies' to death

January 12, 2016 - 6:49am
A court in Kuwait sentences two men to death after finding them guilty of spying for Iran and plotting attacks in the emirate.
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Murdoch, Hall and other power couples

January 12, 2016 - 6:37am
Jupert? J-Rup? R-Hall? Rupy? The possibilities are endless
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Giant icebergs vital in carbon cycle

January 12, 2016 - 6:11am
Giant icebergs could be responsible for the processes that absorb up to 20% of the carbon in the Southern Ocean's carbon cycle, a study suggests.
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Evacuation call at starving Syrian town

January 12, 2016 - 6:04am
Some 400 people in the besieged rebel-held Syrian town of Madaya must be urgently evacuated for medical treatment, the UN humanitarian chief warns.
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VIDEO: Syrians in 'grave peril of losing lives'

January 12, 2016 - 5:11am
Some 400 people in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya need to be urgently evacuated for medical treatment, says UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien.
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Lab boost for 'traditional' lightbulbs

January 12, 2016 - 4:15am
US researchers say they have developed a technique that can significantly improve the efficiency of the traditional incandescent lightbulb.
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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.