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O'Brien to join Rocky Horror revival

July 31, 2015 - 4:55am
Rocky Horror Show creator Richard O'Brien will play the musical's narrator for a series of special shows, his first UK performances in the role for more than 20 years.
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VIDEO: US mobile home park destroyed in fire

July 31, 2015 - 4:51am
Fire destroys seven homes in a mobile home park near Isleton, California.
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Taiwan ministry stormed by students

July 31, 2015 - 4:46am
Hundreds of students in Taiwan storm the education ministry, protesting against proposed changes to the curriculum which they say promote a pro-China view.
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VIDEO: MH370 search: 'I found plane debris'

July 31, 2015 - 4:30am
A Reunion man, Johnny Begue, shows the BBC's Milton Nkosi where he found the debris that may belong to missing plane MH370.
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Airbus reports profits up by 34%

July 31, 2015 - 4:28am
Europe's aircraft maker Airbus group beats forecasts with a rise in profits for the first half of the year.
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NHS recruitment from EU 'aggressive'

July 31, 2015 - 4:00am
Nursing leaders in Portugal, Spain and Italy say "aggressive strategies" are being used to "fool" a growing number of their staff into working in the NHS.
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AFL captains rally around Goodes

July 31, 2015 - 3:27am
The captains of all 18 Australian Rules football clubs call on fans to stop booing Sydney Swans player Adam Goodes amid a racism row.
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Rio to hire 85,000 security staff

July 31, 2015 - 3:27am
Rio 2016 will have 85,000 security staff while the IOC defends the water quality at sailing and open-water swimming venues.
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VIDEO: Groom swims to wedding

July 31, 2015 - 3:21am
A Norwegian groom swims across a fjorde to reach his bride for their wedding at a lighthouse.
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US photo find sparks internet quest

July 31, 2015 - 3:19am
A US photographer launches an internet hunt to find two women pictured on an old roll of film she discovered in a second-hand store.
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BA owner IAG in big profits jump

July 31, 2015 - 3:18am
BA and Iberia owner International Airlines Group (IAG) reports a big jump in second quarter profits.
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Lloyds Bank PPI bill tops £13bn

July 31, 2015 - 3:06am
Lloyds Banking Group's claims bill for PPI tops £13bn as it sets aside a further £1.4bn to compensate customers.
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VIDEO: Can Greeks start smiling again?

July 31, 2015 - 2:33am
James Reynolds reports from Athens on how Greeks are trying to find a way back to some normality after so much financial and political turmoil.
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Good start for Woods in Virginia

July 31, 2015 - 1:50am
Tiger Woods shoots four straight birdies on his way to a three under 68 in the first round of the Quicken Loans National.
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VIDEO: Army escorts El Salvador bus drivers

July 31, 2015 - 1:05am
The army and police are escorting bus drivers in El Salvador, who have been forced by violent gangs to go on strike.
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Abuse victims' compensation reduced

July 31, 2015 - 1:00am
Compensation has been reduced for more than 400 sex abuse victims in Britain who later committed criminal offences, the Today programme learns.
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Police end icebreaker bridge protest

July 31, 2015 - 12:52am
Greenpeace activists are removed from a bridge in Portland, Oregon, allowing an icebreaker to join an Arctic oil drilling operation.
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Second Australian punches shark

July 31, 2015 - 12:36am
An Australian surfer punches a shark to fend off an attack off New South Wales, say police, in what a witness calls a "Mick Fanning replay".
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VIDEO: 'Too many to count' through Calais fence

July 31, 2015 - 12:03am
Migrants have once more broken through police lines in Calais trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.
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Canada pastor 'admits N Korea plot'

July 30, 2015 - 11:53pm
North Korea says a detained Canadian pastor has confessed to a "subversive plot" to overthrow the government and set up a "religious state".
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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.