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Leaders grilled in election special

17 min 34 sec ago
Wealth creation is "incredibly important", Labour leader Ed Miliband says as he sets out his election pitch in front of a live studio audience.
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France 1-3 Brazil

31 min 49 sec ago
Brazil record their seventh win since their 2014 World Cup humiliation as they come from behind to beat France in Paris.
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Co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'

59 min 20 sec ago
The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight, named as Andreas Lubitz, intentionally started the plane's descent before it crashed into the French Alps, officials say.
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Building collapses in New York blast

1 hour 2 min ago
Emergency services are on the scene of a major fire and partial building collapse in New York City.
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Airlines change cockpit procedures

1 hour 17 min ago
Airlines across the world have begun requiring two crew members to always be present in the cockpit, in the wake of the French Alps crash.
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Diet Coke loses its fizz in the US

1 hour 25 min ago
Sales of Pepsi overtake Coca-Cola's sugar-free brand as consumers continue to move away from fizzy drinks.
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VIDEO: Meet Lesotho's award-winning chef

1 hour 41 min ago
Ska Mirriam Moteane, renowned chef, cookbook author and entrepreneur in the African mountain kingdom of Lesotho came to fame after winning the 2012 award for Gourmand Best African Cookbook in the World.
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First Europe non-beating heart swap

1 hour 48 min ago
Surgeons in Cambridgeshire perform the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart.
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Dark matter flits through collisions

1 hour 56 min ago
A long-running study shows dark matter coasts unscathed through galactic collisions, betraying a ghostly lack of interaction with the known Universe.
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Yemen leader Hadi enters Saudi Arabia

2 hours 14 min ago
Yemen's President Hadi arrives in the Saudi capital Riyadh, as Saudi Arabia continues air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels.
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Engineer sunk by Petrobras scandal

2 hours 37 min ago
One of Brazil's biggest engineering companies, Galvao Engenharia, files for bankruptcy protection after Petrobras stopped payments.
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Rooney wary of building up Kane

3 hours 2 min ago
England captain Wayne Rooney has warned against putting too much pressure on fellow striker Harry Kane.
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VIDEO: Saudi Arabia attacks rebels in Yemen

3 hours 12 min ago
Saudi Arabia has launched a military operation in Yemen against Houthi Shia rebels, the Saudi ambassador in the US says.
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VIDEO: 'Germanwings co-pilot started descent'

3 hours 38 min ago
Marseille's public prosecutor Brice Robin says the co-pilot took control of the Germanwings Airbus 320 plane crash and started its descent.
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US soldier 'plotted to support IS'

4 hours 14 min ago
A US soldier and his cousin are arrested and charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State, the Department of Justice says.
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VIDEO: Displaced Nigerians struggle to vote

4 hours 31 min ago
Most internally displaced people in Nigeria live with relatives across the country, this makes it very difficult for many of them to cast their vote. Abdulahi Kaura Abubakar reports.
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Terry signs new deal with Chelsea

4 hours 33 min ago
Chelsea captain John Terry extends his contract at the Premier League leaders until the end of the 2015-16 season.
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Oklahoma race chant student ‘sorry’

5 hours 25 min ago
A university student in Oklahoma who led a videotaped racist chant that caused a national uproar has apologised.
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Downton Abbey to end after six series

5 hours 39 min ago
The next season of ITV's period drama Downton Abbey will be its last, its makers announce.
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Richard III reburial service held

5 hours 59 min ago
A service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury to mark the reburial of King Richard III, takes place at Leicester Cathedral.
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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.