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Farah wins historic 5,000m gold

17 min 14 sec ago
Britain's Mo Farah completes a historic 'triple-double' by winning the 5,000m at the World Championships in Beijing.
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Thai police make Bangkok blast arrest

28 min 53 sec ago
Police in Bangkok say they have arrested a man in connection with a bomb that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago.
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HSBC glitch payments 'all processed'

36 min 18 sec ago
A computer glitch that delayed 275,000 HSBC payments has now been resolved, the bank tells the BBC.
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Shoreham crash marked one week on

1 hour 3 min ago
A series of memorial events are being held to mark one week since the Shoreham air crash in which 11 people are thought to have died.
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Mass protest against Malaysia PM

1 hour 45 min ago
Tens of thousands of Malaysians protest in Kuala Lumpur, calling for PM Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.
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VIDEO: Egypt verdict 'a dangerous message'

1 hour 50 min ago
The conviction of three al-Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court "sends a dangerous message", lawyer Amal Clooney says.
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Egypt jails al-Jazeera journalists

2 hours 14 min ago
Three al-Jazeera journalists convicted in Egypt of "spreading false news" are sentenced to three years in prison at their retrial in Cairo.
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Valcke considers Fifa president bid

2 hours 19 min ago
Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke could stand as a candidate in the forthcoming Fifa presidential election.
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Brooks 'to return as News Corp chief'

2 hours 34 min ago
News Corp confirms it is in talks with Rebekah Brooks after the Financial Times newspaper reports she is to return as chief executive of its UK division.
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French reporters 'blackmailed king'

3 hours 41 min ago
Two French reporters have been arrested and accused of attempting to blackmail the king of Morocco, lawyers say.
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VIDEO: UN: Do 'much more' to help migrants

4 hours 30 min ago
The UN secretary general says "much more is required" to prevent the deaths of refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe after hundreds were reported dead in a few days.
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Paris talks focus on train security

5 hours 15 min ago
Calls for increased security on the railways are to be discussed at talks in Paris, following last week's foiled attack on a high-speed train.
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VIDEO: Tropical storm Erika batters Dominica

6 hours 17 min ago
At least 20 people have died after tropical storm Erika swept across the Caribbean island of Dominica.
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Spieth misses cut and loses top spot

7 hours 19 min ago
Jordan Spieth loses his world number one ranking to Rory McIlroy after missing the cut at The Barclays in New Jersey.
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Storm Erika kills 20 in Dominica

7 hours 45 min ago
Tropical Storm Erika leaves at least 20 dead on the Caribbean island of Dominica, with the devastation setting it back 20 years, its PM says.
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Year-long 'Mars isolation' begins

August 28, 2015 - 11:57pm
A team of Nasa recruits begins a year-long isolation in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate life on Mars.
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VIDEO: Lava flows from volcano in Hawaii

August 28, 2015 - 11:48pm
A thick stream of lava has erupted from a newly formed opening on a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.
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VIDEO: How the BBC covered Hurricane Katrina

August 28, 2015 - 10:43pm
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina damaged much of New Orleans after high winds, heavy rains and floods from levees. Here's some of how the BBC reported from the city.
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Satellite image of IS destruction

August 28, 2015 - 10:24pm
A French satellite system pictures a pile of rubble where the ancient Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in Syria used to stand.
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UN warning over EU migrant deaths

August 28, 2015 - 10:23pm
The UN says "much more is required" to prevent fatalities among migrants fleeing to Europe, after hundreds are reported dead in recent days.
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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.