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US jets escort NYC-bound flight

May 25, 2015 - 5:58pm
Fighter jets escort a New York-bound Air France airliner, one of several commercial planes flying to the US subjected to threats.
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Triple murder suspect found dead

May 25, 2015 - 4:54pm
Detectives looking for a man suspected of killing his sister, his mother and her partner have discovered his body in a wooded area in Oxford.
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'Sort it' business secretary tells O2

May 25, 2015 - 3:43pm
Business secretary Sajid Javid has told phone provider O2 to "sort it out" after complaints about users losing signals on their mobiles.
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Ancelotti sacked as Real manager

May 25, 2015 - 3:23pm
Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as Real Madrid manager after two seasons and Rafael Benitez is tipped to take over at the Spanish club.
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Cook praises England 'team effort'

May 25, 2015 - 3:21pm
Captain Alastair Cook said a team effort after a "rocky road" earned England victory in the first Test against New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Many homes destroyed in US floods

May 25, 2015 - 3:03pm
Devastating floods have hit southern and central parts of the United States, killing three people and forcing thousands to leave their homes.
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Neil confident Norwich can compete

May 25, 2015 - 2:45pm
Manager Alex Neil says promoted Norwich have a "huge task" ahead but believes they can compete in the Premier League next season.
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VIDEO: Rise and fall of 'Africa's Che Guevara'

May 25, 2015 - 2:37pm
As the exhumation of what are believed to be the remains of Burkina Faso's former President Thomas Sankara begins, the BBC looks back at his time in power.
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Guineans jailed over Ebola taxi body

May 25, 2015 - 2:24pm
Six Guineans are put into prison isolation and will face trial for violating the health emergency after moving the body of an Ebola victim in a taxi.
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Lazio 1-2 Roma

May 25, 2015 - 2:16pm
Roma seal a spot in next season's Champions League thanks to Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa's late winner in the Rome derby.
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Poland president loses to challenger

May 25, 2015 - 2:05pm
The conservative challenger in Poland's presidential vote, Andrzej Duda, defeats the incumbent, Bronislaw Komorowski, final results show.
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VIDEO: Massive queues for fuel in Lagos

May 25, 2015 - 1:47pm
Frustration is growing in Nigeria where an ongoing fuel shortage is causing massive disruption and blackouts.
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England seal thrilling win over NZ

May 25, 2015 - 1:23pm
England produce a magnificent final-day bowling display to win the first Test against New Zealand by 124 runs.
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Midfielder Toure 'to stay' at Man City

May 25, 2015 - 1:02pm
Yaya Toure is to stay at Manchester City after the club said he was "too important to let go", according to the player's agent.
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UN calls for more Nepal quake aid

May 25, 2015 - 12:36pm
One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the United Nations calls for more food aid and shelter for the victims.
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Greece will 'keep up debt repayment'

May 25, 2015 - 12:21pm
Greece intends to keep repaying its debt, a government spokesman said, days after Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis warned it had run out of funds.
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VIDEO: Under fire from IS snipers in Iraq

May 25, 2015 - 12:19pm
The Iraqi army, supported by coalition airstrikes and Iran-backed militias, finds itself locked in fierce battles for many parts of the country.
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Middlesbrough 0-2 Norwich City

May 25, 2015 - 12:18pm
Norwich secure an instant return to the Premier League with victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final.
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Greece woes weigh on European stocks

May 25, 2015 - 12:18pm
European stocks close down after a Greek minister said that Athens would struggle to meet its upcoming debt payments.
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Champion Sharapova through in Paris

May 25, 2015 - 12:06pm
Maria Sharapova makes a successful start to her defence of the French Open title while Tomas Berdych also wins in Paris.
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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.