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One dead in SpaceShipTwo test crash

23 min 14 sec ago
At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashes in California.
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Meyiwa suspect in court in S Africa

1 hour 23 min ago
A suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa during an alleged robbery.
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Reduced EU sea mission set to go

1 hour 50 min ago
The EU is to launch a limited operation in the Mediterranean to help Italy stem the flow of migrants from North Africa.
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Woolf steps down from abuse inquiry

1 hour 52 min ago
Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC.
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UN chief defends Ebola aid workers

2 hours 5 min ago
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
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VIDEO: 'Crowds demand general steps down'

2 hours 8 min ago
Protesters in Burkina Faso are demanding that President Compaore's replacement Gen Traore step down, reports Laeila Adjovi from Ougadougou.
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Bodies found after fireworks blaze

2 hours 27 min ago
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.
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Burkina Faso's president resigns

2 hours 47 min ago
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.
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Warmest UK Halloween on record

3 hours 8 min ago
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.
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VIDEO: 'Peshmerga generate hope' in Kobane

3 hours 22 min ago
The arrival of Iraqi Kurd Peshmerga fighters has "generated hope in the Kurdish community" reports Jiyar Gol from the Syria-Turkey border
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Hamilton fastest in America practice

3 hours 30 min ago
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace from Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in first practice at the United States GP.
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Kenyan Jeptoo fails doping test

3 hours 37 min ago
Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo becomes the latest athlete from Kenya to fail a doping test, the country's athletics body confirm.
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Rooney fit but Falcao out for derby

3 hours 56 min ago
Wayne Rooney is fit and will start for Manchester United in the derby with City but Radamel Falcao remains out through injury.
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Pompeii relic returned 50 years on

4 hours 10 min ago
A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
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Younus hits 213 as Pakistan dominate

4 hours 27 min ago
Younus Khan records his fifth Test double century as Pakistan dominate the second and final match against Australia.
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IPCC keen to avoid old ghosts

4 hours 27 min ago
Climate talks stalked by the spectre of the past
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Jeers for accused US police killer

4 hours 38 min ago
Local residents jeer and shout abuse at a Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer and eluding authorities on a weeks-long manhunt.
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Woolf 'unsuitable' say victim groups

4 hours 41 min ago
Victims' groups tell Home Office officials they are "unanimous" in their view that the head of an inquiry into historical child sex abuse should resign.
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Granada CF v Real Madrid

4 hours 54 min ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Spanish La Liga game between Granada CF and Real Madrid.
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Key Jerusalem holy site reopens

5 hours 1 min ago
Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.
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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.