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French kill hostage-swap militant

3 hours 6 min ago
French special forces kill a militant Islamist in Mali who was said to have been freed in exchange for the release of French citizen Serge Lazarevic.
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Libor trader says managers knew

3 hours 7 min ago
A trader accused of manipulating the Libor rate has told a court that senior managers knew what he was doing.
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The children scarred by war

3 hours 7 min ago
The children scarred by the Gaza-Israel war, one year on
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Watchdog probe into RSA's Irish unit

3 hours 26 min ago
The UK accounting watchdog is to investigate the conduct of individuals working for the Irish unit of RSA Insurance in the run-up to its bailout by its UK parent.
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Single bank boss who spurns luxury

3 hours 50 min ago
Kenya's single bank boss intrigues the press when he turns down a free house to live in a religious community.
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Free wi-fi for Mount Fuji climbers

3 hours 51 min ago
Eight wi-fi hotspots are being set up on Japan's highest peak.
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VIDEO: Spain bull runners describe injuries

3 hours 54 min ago
Some of those taking part in the annual running of the bulls in Pamplona have been describing their experience.
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Madrid to drop Franco street names

4 hours 5 min ago
The new left-wing council in the Spanish capital Madrid plans to remove all names relating to Gen Franco's dictatorship from streets and plazas.
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Oil and gas boosts UK industry

4 hours 25 min ago
A rise in oil and gas output boosted UK industrial production in May, but manufacturing output fell for the second month in a row.
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Energy customers 'paying too much'

4 hours 28 min ago
Millions of energy customers have been "paying too much for their energy bills", a year-long investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority finds.
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HSBC sacks staff over mock IS video

4 hours 40 min ago
HSBC sacks employees who made an "abhorrent" video in which they pretended to be Islamic State militants carrying out a beheading.
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Would Calais migrants really be better off in the UK?

4 hours 43 min ago
Is the UK better than France for migrants?
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Southampton sign defender Martina

4 hours 43 min ago
Southampton sign Curacao international defender Cuco Martina from Dutch club FC Twente on a two-year contract.
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Radio 3 host slams Proms 'snobs'

4 hours 56 min ago
Critics of an upcoming BBC Prom that will celebrate the dance sounds of Ibiza are branded "snobs and scaremongers" by Radio 3 presenter Suzy Klein.
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Al-Shabab raid kills Kenya workers

5 hours 4 min ago
At least 14 people are killed in a gun attack by Islamist group al-Shabab near Kenya's border with Somalia.
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James Naughtie to leave Today show

5 hours 5 min ago
Presenter James Naughtie is to leave Radio 4's Today programme and take on a new role as a special correspondent from early next year.
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Zambian writer to share prize money

5 hours 13 min ago
Zambian writer Namwali Serpell promises to split the winnings for this year's Caine Prize for African Writing, regarded as Africa's leading literary award, with all the runners up.
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VIDEO: One killed in US ice cave collapse

5 hours 18 min ago
Authorities in the US have reported one person dead and several others injured after part of an ice cave collapse in Washington.
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Record chase as Pakistan win series

5 hours 25 min ago
Pakistan complete their highest ever run chase in Test cricket to secure a 2-1 series win over Sri Lanka.
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Markets steady after Greek vote

5 hours 46 min ago
Japan's Nikkei index rebounded slightly on Tuesday, a day after stock markets had fallen in the wake of Greece's decision to reject the terms of an international bailout.
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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.