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Cameron to outline immigration plans

18 min 43 sec ago
David Cameron is preparing to deliver a speech outlining his plans to reduce immigration from the EU - after figures revealed net migration had risen above 2010 levels.
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Islamic State: Diary of life in Mosul

23 min 6 sec ago
Plan for new 'Islamic' cash fuels panic in IS-run Mosul
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Abbott 'holding up' after Hughes death

24 min 34 sec ago
Bowler Sean Abbott is 'holding up well' after batsman Phillip Hughes's death, despite fears he may not play cricket again.
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Saving Kenya's babies born of incest

31 min 18 sec ago
Saving Kenya's children born of incest from a death sentence
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Asian markets mixed on Japanese data

32 min 21 sec ago
Friday's Asian markets have a slew of Japanese economic data to digest - and it paints a mixed picture of the world's third largest economy.
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"I refuse to be my daughter's diary"

37 min 44 sec ago
A mother's decision to leave Whatsapp chat group goes viral
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VIDEO: Tension over tea plantation killing

52 min 6 sec ago
Workers kill the owner of a tea plantation in north-eastern India in a dispute over pay.
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How Korea helped prostitutes work at US bases

59 min 23 sec ago
How Korea helped prostitutes work near US military bases
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Social media told to simplify terms

1 hour 13 min ago
A report from the UK parliament says Facebook, Twitter and other social networking firms need to make their terms and conditions clearer.
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VIDEO: Thailand's democracy in limbo

1 hour 16 min ago
Thailand has been ruled by the military since the coup and the country may not return to democracy for another 18 months.
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Huge clean-up after Brisbane storm

1 hour 22 min ago
A huge clean-up operation is under way in Brisbane after a severe storm swept across south-east Queensland.
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Brazil legend Pele 'doing fine'

1 hour 32 min ago
Brazil legend Pele says he is "doing fine" following treatment for a urinary infection at a Sao Paulo hospital.
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VIDEO: Poroshenko in reform pledge

2 hours 26 min ago
The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has promised a programme of radical reform during an address at the opening session of the country's new parliament.
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Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Partizan Belgrade

2 hours 36 min ago
Tottenham reach the Europa League knockout stage by beating Partizan Belgrade in a game interrupted by pitch intruders.
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Mexican president to overhaul police

2 hours 49 min ago
Mexico's president announces plans for a massive overhaul of police, in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in September.
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Italy suspends flu drug over deaths

2 hours 56 min ago
Italy suspends the use of two batches of an anti-flu vaccine made by Swiss firm Novartis amid reports three deaths may be linked to the drug.
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Celtic 1-3 Salzburg

3 hours 37 sec ago
Celtic qualify for the knockout stage of the Europa League despite falling to defeat at home to Salzburg.
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'Weeping' Australia mourns Hughes

3 hours 15 min ago
Australia is "weeping" at the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes, says former opening batsman Michael Slater - as the country mourns.
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Oil prices plunge after Opec meeting

3 hours 24 min ago
Crude oil prices slump in reaction to the decision by the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output.
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Why a sportsman's death hits so hard

3 hours 27 min ago
Why are people so strongly affected by a death in sport?
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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.