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Miller drama set for world premiere

November 24, 2014 - 6:00am
An unseen Arthur Miller drama about corruption in New York's docks in the 1950s will have its world premiere in Northampton next year.
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'Miracle on ice' coach Tikhonov dies

November 24, 2014 - 5:46am
Russian ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov - in charge of the Soviet team for the 'miracle on ice' defeat - has passed away.
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Katy Perry to play Super Bowl show

November 24, 2014 - 4:55am
Singer Katy Perry is to headline the NFL Super Bowl half-time show next February.
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Festival drops rape accused editor

November 24, 2014 - 4:45am
Former Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal, who is charged with rape, is dropped from a literary festival after his invitation causes outrage.
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VIDEO: Cyclists find baby in Sydney drain

November 24, 2014 - 4:39am
A newborn baby boy is found abandoned in a drain in Sydney, Australia, by passing cyclists, police say.
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Band Aid single storms to number one

November 24, 2014 - 4:32am
Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? debuts at number one in the UK singles chart after selling more than 312,000 copies last week.
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Asia hits highs on China rate cut

November 24, 2014 - 4:32am
Asian shares surge as investors welcome China's interest rate cut and comments from the European Central Bank hinting at more stimulus action.
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Nine Chinese convicted of poaching

November 24, 2014 - 4:05am
A Philippines court find nine Chinese fishermen guilty of poaching 500 endangered sea turtles in a disputed area of the South China Sea.
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Messi is 'greatest in history'

November 24, 2014 - 3:46am
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is "the greatest player in football history", says president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
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VIDEO: Flying the 'Nintendo' fighter jet

November 24, 2014 - 3:42am
BBC Click's Dave Lee finds out what it's like flying the newest advanced fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II.
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Apology for flaw in South Korea exam

November 24, 2014 - 3:28am
South Korea's education minister apologises for a mistake in the national college entrance exam which meant two answers were correct.
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This is just the start - Hamilton

November 24, 2014 - 3:03am
Lewis Hamilton says winning his second world title will be the start of a run of success for himself and team Mercedes.
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China swimmer Sun Yang 'was banned'

November 24, 2014 - 2:49am
Chinese Olympics champion swimmer Sun Yang was banned for three months earlier this year after failing a drugs test, state media report.
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Monday's gossip column

November 24, 2014 - 2:48am
Man Utd plan Herrera-Shaqiri swap, Arsenal plot January swoop for Schar, big guns eye Hull's Robertson, plus more.
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One Direction big winners at AMAs

November 24, 2014 - 2:45am
See all the pictures from the American Music Awards as Katy Perry and One Direction both take home three trophies each.
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VIDEO: On the hunt for warlord Joseph Kony

November 24, 2014 - 2:44am
The BBC has rare access to the US hunt for the warlord Joseph Kony, who has waged war in central Africa for more than two decades
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VIDEO: HK murder suspect fit to stand trial

November 24, 2014 - 2:40am
A judge has ruled that a British banker charged with the murder of two Indonesian women in Hong Kong is fit to stand trial.
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VIDEO: Dewani judge asked to throw out case

November 24, 2014 - 1:56am
A court in South Africa will consider whether a murder trial against a British man should be thrown out.
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VIDEO: First Italian woman arrives at ISS

November 24, 2014 - 1:50am
Italy's first female astronaut has arrived at the International Space Station.
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Nepal bus crash search finds 47 dead

November 24, 2014 - 12:36am
Nepalese authorities find 47 bodies after a bus crashed into the Bheri river in the western region of the country.
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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.