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Djokovic ends Murray's winning run

October 31, 2014 - 4:34pm
Andy Murray's 11-match winning run comes to an end with defeat by Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters quarter-finals.
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Quarantine victory for US Ebola nurse

October 31, 2014 - 4:23pm
A judge in the US rules in favour of a nurse fighting a state quarantine order issued because she treated Ebola patients in West Africa.
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Courtois eyes league and Euro double

October 31, 2014 - 4:23pm
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea can win the Premier League and Champions League this season.
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Firefighters strike over pensions

October 31, 2014 - 4:17pm
Firefighters across England begin a four-day strike in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.
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Meyiwa suspect in court in S Africa

October 31, 2014 - 3:13pm
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

October 31, 2014 - 2:45pm
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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UN chief defends Ebola aid workers

October 31, 2014 - 2:31pm
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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Bodies found after fireworks blaze

October 31, 2014 - 2:09pm
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.
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Kenyan Jeptoo fails doping test

October 31, 2014 - 1:36pm
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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Warmest UK Halloween on record

October 31, 2014 - 1:28pm
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

October 31, 2014 - 1:14pm
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

October 31, 2014 - 1:06pm
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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Rooney fit but Falcao out for derby

October 31, 2014 - 12:40pm
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

October 31, 2014 - 12:26pm
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

October 31, 2014 - 12:09pm
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

October 31, 2014 - 12:09pm
Climate talks stalked by the spectre of the past
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Jeers for accused US police killer

October 31, 2014 - 11:58am
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

October 31, 2014 - 11:54am
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

October 31, 2014 - 11:42am
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

October 31, 2014 - 11:34am
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.