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NHS funds rise 'tough but possible'

October 23, 2014 - 1:03pm
Increasing NHS spending in England by the £8bn health bosses warn will be needed by 2020 will be tough but possible, the health secretary says.
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EU eyes new green energy targets

October 23, 2014 - 12:58pm
An EU summit gets under way shortly, seeking agreement on carbon emission cuts that could make Europe a global leader again in climate policy.
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Everton fans targeted with tear gas

October 23, 2014 - 12:41pm
Everton fans are targeted with tear gas fired by police during clashes ahead of their Europa League match with Lille.
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Ronaldo plays down Messi rivalry

October 23, 2014 - 12:36pm
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo plays down his individual duel with Barcelona's Lionel Messi in Saturday's El Clasico.
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Day in pictures: 23 October

October 23, 2014 - 12:36pm
A selection of images from around the world
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Miranda Hart calls time on BBC sitcom

October 23, 2014 - 12:27pm
TV star Miranda Hart announces there will be no more episodes of her hit BBC sitcom after this Christmas.
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Horse trainer guilty over steroids

October 23, 2014 - 11:58am
Irish racehorse trainer Philip Fenton is found guilty of having performance-enhancing drugs and other animal remedies at his stables.
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Balotelli 'reminded of club culture'

October 23, 2014 - 11:44am
Brendan Rodgers reminds Mario Balotelli of the club's culture after the player swapped shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe.
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Ebola blood-therapy team set up

October 23, 2014 - 11:24am
An international team of scientists is set up to determine the effectiveness of using the blood of Ebola-survivors as a treatment.
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Monster shark 'kept whales in check'

October 23, 2014 - 11:23am
The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.
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India's Modi visits Siachen glacier

October 23, 2014 - 11:15am
Indian PM Narendra Modi marks the festival of Diwali with a brief visit to the Siachen glacier before inspecting recent flood damage in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Netanyahu blames Abbas over attack

October 23, 2014 - 11:10am
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu accuses the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.
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Cracks emerge in Hungary's ruling party

October 23, 2014 - 10:57am
Divisions in Viktor Orban's ruling party in Hungary
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'Scandalous' release of police killer

October 23, 2014 - 10:56am
A notorious police killer is to be released after 48 years in prison in a decision described as "scandalous" and "sickening"
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Boko Haram 'abducts more women'

October 23, 2014 - 10:54am
Dozens of women and girls have been abducted from two villages in north-eastern Nigeria by suspected militants despite a reported truce, residents say.
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Caterham could miss United States GP

October 23, 2014 - 10:52am
Bosses of the Caterham F1 admit they will struggle to race in the USA next weekend if they cannot resolve a dispute with administrators.
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VIDEO: Egypt's battle to end FGM

October 23, 2014 - 10:37am
A court date is set for a verdict in Egypt's landmark trial in a case of female genital mutilation (FGM).
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Deal expected on EU climate cuts

October 23, 2014 - 10:20am
A plan to cut CO2 by 40% from 1990 levels is likely to be agreed by EU leaders despite the threat of a veto from Poland.
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US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'

October 23, 2014 - 10:12am
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.
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White House fence jumper arrested

October 23, 2014 - 10:08am
A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.
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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.