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SA ventriloquist beats gagging order

November 27, 2014 - 12:42pm
A South African ventriloquist appears in court with his dummy to successfully challenge a gagging order.
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Australia batsman Phillip Hughes dies

November 27, 2014 - 12:16pm
Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the neck by a ball during a match in Sydney.
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VIDEO: Hail storm causes chaos in Brisbane

November 27, 2014 - 12:15pm
A powerful storm cut power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in Brisbane, Australia, bringing "golf ball-sized" hailstones with it.
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Woman wins £337m in divorce case

November 27, 2014 - 12:11pm
The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.
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Australia: Questions to Jon Donnison

November 27, 2014 - 12:10pm
Put your questions to the BBC's Jon Donnison in Sydney
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Afghan attack hits UK embassy car

November 27, 2014 - 12:08pm
A suicide bomber strikes a UK embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul, with a British worker and an Afghan staff member among those killed.
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VIDEO: What is Opec? In 60 seconds

November 27, 2014 - 12:07pm
The challenges facing oil exporters as prices slump - in 60 seconds
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Scotland 'should set income tax'

November 27, 2014 - 12:00pm
The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.
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Tensions ease in protest-hit Ferguson

November 27, 2014 - 11:59am
A level of calm returns to the streets of Ferguson after two nights of unrest, although dozens of protesters have been arrested in California.
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Crime author PD James dies aged 94

November 27, 2014 - 11:36am
Best-selling novelist PD James, who created crime-fighting sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, dies at the age of 94.
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Peter Kay brings back Phoenix Nights

November 27, 2014 - 11:29am
Peter Kay is bringing back his hit TV show Phoenix Nights for two live shows in aid of Comic Relief.
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German jobless rate hits record low

November 27, 2014 - 11:23am
Germany's unemployment rate has hit a record low of 6.6%, but falling inflation has raised eurozone deflation fears.
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India troops in Kashmir gun battle

November 27, 2014 - 11:22am
At least 10 people are killed in a gun battle between Indian troops and suspected Pakistani militants in the disputed territory of Kashmir.
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Rocky Horror sequel set for London

November 27, 2014 - 11:06am
Shock Treatment, the sequel to cult hit Rocky Horror Picture Show, is to be adapted for the stage in London.
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Ukraine in anti-corruption pledge

November 27, 2014 - 10:41am
Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, as the president says he intends to nominate a foreigner to lead the country's anti-corruption efforts.
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VIDEO: Greece rescues 700 migrants from ship

November 27, 2014 - 10:40am
Greek authorities have rescued over 700 migrants from a cargo ship which lost engine power in gale-force winds.
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Syrian hack attack forces pop-ups

November 27, 2014 - 10:22am
A number of websites have been compromised to display a message from a group identifying itself as the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).
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French trial over Tel Aviv car death

November 27, 2014 - 10:18am
Two Frenchmen go on trial in Paris over a hit-and-run accident in which a young Israeli woman was killed by a speeding car in Tel Aviv in 2011.
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Libya cafe bombed over graphic video

November 27, 2014 - 10:11am
A fast-food restaurant in the capital Tripoli is bombed overnight after a video showing a worker defiling food in its kitchen.
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Sex abuse gangs jailed for grooming

November 27, 2014 - 9:45am
Thirteen men are convicted of a string of child sex crimes in Bristol involving the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage girls.
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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.