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Saudi Arabia 'weathers oil storm'

March 31, 2015 - 8:00am
Investor confidence in Saudi Arabia remains strong, according to the governor of a body which attracts investment to the kingdom, in spite of the price of oil halving.
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Photo awards reveals mobile winners

March 31, 2015 - 7:57am
The Sony World Photography Awards reveals the winners of its first mobile phone category, alongside winners of 2015's open and youth competitions.
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Philips in $2.8bn lighting deal

March 31, 2015 - 7:50am
Philips is to sell 80% of its holding in its lighting components business for $2.8bn (£1.89bn) to US-based technology fund Go Scale Capital.
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Thai PM plans martial law replacement

March 31, 2015 - 7:46am
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has asked for permission to end martial law, replacing it with new curbs.
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Sinfield to make rugby union switch

March 31, 2015 - 7:43am
Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is to join Championship rugby union side Yorkshire Carnegie at the end of the current rugby league season.
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Uganda al-Shabab prosecutor killed

March 31, 2015 - 7:28am
Joan Kagezi, the top Ugandan state prosecutor in the trial of 13 men suspected of a deadly al-Shabab bomb attack, is shot dead in Kampala.
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VIDEO: Crowdfunding: What are the risks?

March 31, 2015 - 7:28am
There have been calls in Europe for protection for investors in crowdfunding investment schemes.
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UK's growth for 2014 revised up

March 31, 2015 - 7:19am
The UK's economy grew at a faster pace than initially estimated last year, revised official figures show.
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Borneo man guilty of Britons' murder

March 31, 2015 - 7:10am
A Malaysian court finds a local man guilty of murdering two British medical students in Borneo.
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France scraps payment for sex fines

March 31, 2015 - 7:09am
France's Senate rejects a planned 2013 law penalising people who pay for sex and decides to maintain the offence of soliciting.
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Eurozone deflation eases in March

March 31, 2015 - 6:45am
Deflation in the eurozone eased during March while the rate of unemployment dipped slightly in February, figures show.
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Peru prime minister deposed in spy row

March 31, 2015 - 6:19am
Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.
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Williams family to talk out of court

March 31, 2015 - 6:15am
The wife and adult children of late actor and comedian Robin Williams agree to meet outside court to try and resolve their dispute over his belongings.
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Falcons lose pick after fake noise

March 31, 2015 - 5:57am
NFL side Atlanta Falcons lose their draft pick for 2016 and are fined $350,000 for using fake crowd noise at home games.
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Tourist died from gunshot wounds

March 31, 2015 - 5:45am
A British tourist killed in a terror attack at a museum in Tunisia died from gunshot wounds, a coroner hears.
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Myanmar drafts ceasefire with rebels

March 31, 2015 - 5:44am
Myanmar's President Thein Sein witnesses the signing of a draft ceasefire deal between the government and 16 rebel groups, which the UN says is "historic".
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Yoox agrees Net-a-Porter deal

March 31, 2015 - 4:55am
Italian online fashion retailer Yoox agrees an all-share merger deal London-based rival Net-a-Porter.
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Top Gear: Andy Wilman not quitting

March 31, 2015 - 4:52am
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman denies he is quitting the show after a leaked email from him thanking staff and marking the end of an era.
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South Africa power chairman quits

March 31, 2015 - 4:51am
The chairman of South Africa's power utility resigns following calls for him to be sacked over allegations of interfering with operations.
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Spanish police probe UK couple deaths

March 31, 2015 - 4:25am
Police are continuing to investigate the deaths of British couple Peter and Jean Tarsey, both 77, who were found dead with bullet wounds in a village near Benidorm.
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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.