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New home for English National Ballet

May 21, 2015 - 8:10pm
English National Ballet are to move to a new "state of the art" home in east London in 2018, its artistic director announces.
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Tesco to cut sugar in soft drinks

May 21, 2015 - 8:02pm
Campaign group Action on Sugar welcomes Tesco's commitment to reduce added sugars by 5% per year in all their own-label soft drinks.
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Portugal's opposition vows to wind back austerity

May 21, 2015 - 8:01pm
Portugal's opposition vows to wind back austerity
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Quarter of skin cells 'on road to cancer'

May 21, 2015 - 7:51pm
More than a quarter of a middle-aged person's skin may have already made the first steps towards cancer, a study suggests.
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Islamic State: How it is run

May 21, 2015 - 7:48pm
What is known about the structure of Islamic State
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The 'wrinkled women' of Russia

May 21, 2015 - 7:43pm
What a top Russian official said about how women age
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Turkey election trip: Izmir looks West amid growing conservatism

May 21, 2015 - 7:40pm
Turkey's liberal west gears up for election
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VIDEO: Thailand's human trafficking trade

May 21, 2015 - 7:18pm
Jonathan Head has spent six months investigating the trafficking of humans in Thailand.
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VIDEO: Making art underground

May 21, 2015 - 7:01pm
The DuPont Underground in Washington pitches a new way to experience art underground but will the project get off the ground? The BBC's Olivia Crellin reports.
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Mogadishu's Lido beach: Sun, surf and... grenades?

May 21, 2015 - 7:01pm
Sun, surf... and grenades in Mogadishu
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Hooked - Part 5

May 21, 2015 - 7:00pm
The full story - will a death in the family make Buba go to rehab?
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How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smaller

May 21, 2015 - 7:00pm
How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smaller
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'Bianchi situation is stagnant'

May 21, 2015 - 6:35pm
The family of F1 driver Jules Bianchi are still hoping for miracle but admit the situation has become "stagnant".
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VIDEO: IS: 'We love death as you love life'

May 21, 2015 - 6:18pm
John Simpson examines the successes of Islamic State and the consequences for those affected and the wider region.
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Baltimore police charged over death

May 21, 2015 - 6:11pm
Baltimore's top prosecutor announces revised charges, but the most serious charges - including second-degree murder - remain.
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McDonald's faces worker protests

May 21, 2015 - 5:48pm
Thousands of workers and union supporters protest outside McDonald's headquarters, as the fast food firm continues to face wage pressure.
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Hodgson feared reaction to Grealish

May 21, 2015 - 5:30pm
Jack Grealish was not considered for an England call-up to face Republic of Ireland in case of a backlash, Roy Hodgson says.
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VIDEO: Australia takes on Eurovision

May 21, 2015 - 5:17pm
BBC News catches up with Guy Sebastian, Australia's entry to this year's Eurovision Song Contest, and the fans who have followed him to Vienna.
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Syria 'trapped civilians in Palmyra'

May 21, 2015 - 5:02pm
Syrian troops prevented civilians from leaving the ancient city of Palmyra as it fell to Islamic State militants, the United Nations says.
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Boy Scouts' gay ban 'unsustainable'

May 21, 2015 - 4:47pm
The head of the Boy Scouts of America says defiant chapters and possible legal challenges should give organisation pause.
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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.