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Who is burning black churches? Twitter activists think they know

July 3, 2015 - 3:07am
How activists pushed the story to media attention
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China to probe market manipulation

July 3, 2015 - 2:36am
China will investigate suspected manipulation of the stock market, which has fallen dramatically in the past few weeks, state media report.
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Qantas pays $68m in bonus to workers

July 3, 2015 - 2:32am
Australia's national carrier, Qantas, will pay a one-off bonus payment of about 90m Australian dollars to employees affected by an 18-month wage freeze.
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Sir Ian McKellen to lead Pride parade

July 3, 2015 - 2:00am
Lord Of The Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen is named as grand marshal of this year's Manchester Pride Parade.
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VIDEO: 'Irreversible change' to sea life from CO2

July 3, 2015 - 1:52am
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions from industrial society are drastically cut.
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Adelaide Crows coach knifed to death

July 3, 2015 - 1:23am
The coach of Australian Football League team Adelaide's Crows, Phil Walsh, dies in a stabbing at his home, with his son charged with murder.
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NHS 'lags behind other nations'

July 3, 2015 - 1:16am
The NHS lags behind other countries when it comes to preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival rates, a report suggests.
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VIDEO: Ice lollies to keep zoo animals cool

July 3, 2015 - 1:11am
Zoo animals across Europe are being fed frozen treats to keep them cool and hydrated during the current heatwave.
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S Korea to pump $10bn into economy

July 3, 2015 - 1:11am
South Korea will inject billions of dollars into its economy as it continues to struggle with falling exports and the outbreak of Mers.
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NHS to reveal missed appointment cost

July 3, 2015 - 12:55am
Patients who miss appointments will be told how much they have cost the NHS, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.
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Blast at S Korea plant kills four

July 3, 2015 - 12:30am
At least four people are killed in an explosion at the chemical plant in Ulsan, in South Korea.
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VIDEO: Pakistan bridge foul play probed

July 2, 2015 - 11:10pm
Foul play will be investigated after a railway bridge collapsed in Pakistan, killing at least 14 people.
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Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost

July 2, 2015 - 9:58pm
A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.
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Foreigners and locals lament Sousse's dwindling tourism

July 2, 2015 - 9:57pm
Tunisians and foreigners lament dwindling tourism
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Malaysia pushes for MH17 tribunal

July 2, 2015 - 9:19pm
Malaysia says it wants to set up an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17.
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Hong Kong-to-NI 'spoof' revealed

July 2, 2015 - 8:56pm
A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.
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Airbus plans new China plant

July 2, 2015 - 8:49pm
Airbus has signed a deal for its second factory in China, further expanding its growing relationship with the world's second largest economy.
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Pre-pay energy users 'paid £226 more'

July 2, 2015 - 8:36pm
Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff, Citizens Advice says.
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CO2 emissions threaten ocean crisis

July 2, 2015 - 8:21pm
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.
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Sniffing could provide autism test

July 2, 2015 - 8:17pm
The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.
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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.