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US swoop on secret 'steroids labs'

September 1, 2015 - 8:42pm
US federal agents arrest more than 90 people and shut down 16 underground labs making illegal steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs.
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The last woman who makes sea silk

September 1, 2015 - 8:19pm
The last woman who makes a cloth that cannot be sold
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Sharp rise in El Salvador violence

September 1, 2015 - 8:07pm
Gang violence in El Salvador left 907 people dead last month, a level of bloodshed unseen since the civil war of the 1980s, police say.
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NHS staff offered Zumba to stay healthy

September 1, 2015 - 7:44pm
NHS staff will be offered exercise classes in a bid to keep them fit and in work, NHS England's chief executive is set to announce.
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Polar bears trap Arctic scientists

September 1, 2015 - 6:52pm
Pictures show how researchers at a remote Russian weather station have become trapped by a hungry pack of polar bears.
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US picks LA as Olympics 2024 bid city

September 1, 2015 - 6:47pm
The US Olympic Committee (USOC) names Los Angeles as the US bid city for hosting the 2024 games after Boston drops out.
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Umpire could be killed, warns Marsh

September 1, 2015 - 6:36pm
Australia selector Rod Marsh warns that an umpire could be killed unless the no-ball rule is changed.
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VIDEO: Final four designs for new NZ flag

September 1, 2015 - 5:56pm
The four finalists in New Zealand's public competition to design what could be the country's new national flag are revealed.
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VIDEO: Anger as Budapest station shuts

September 1, 2015 - 5:38pm
Hundreds of migrants have been protesting outside a major railway station in the Hungarian capital after police sealed off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.
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Global markets hit by weak Chinese data

September 1, 2015 - 5:29pm
Renewed fears over growth in China hit global markets, with the Dow Jones closing down 468 points.
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VIDEO: Obama buys cinnamon buns for reporters

September 1, 2015 - 5:28pm
US President Barack Obama has treated a crowd of people to cinnamon buns during a visit to a coffee shop in Alaska.
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Man Utd deny De Gea collapse blame

September 1, 2015 - 5:23pm
Manchester United say they were not at fault for the collapse of goalkeeper David De Gea's move to Real Madrid.
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Lebanon ministry occupiers ejected

September 1, 2015 - 5:14pm
Lebanese police forcibly remove a group of protesters from the "You Stink" movement who occupied the environment ministry.
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Federer races to first-round win

September 1, 2015 - 5:03pm
Second seed Roger Federer races past Argentina's Leonardo Mayer in 77 minutes to reach the second round of the US Open.
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Migrants stranded amid EU asylum chaos

September 1, 2015 - 4:48pm
Hundreds of migrants are stranded outside a major railway station in Budapest after police seal off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.
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Premier League spending sets record

September 1, 2015 - 4:48pm
Premier League football clubs break the summer transfer window spending record, according to analysis from Deloitte.
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VIDEO: Kenyan workers 'abused in Saudi Arabia'

September 1, 2015 - 4:21pm
The BBC's Tomi Oladipo speaks to a group of Kenyan domestic workers who say they faced abuse - including physical assaults and rape - at the hands of their employers in Saudi Arabia.
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Favourite Agatha Christie book named

September 1, 2015 - 4:10pm
And Then There Were None is named the world's favourite Agatha Christie novel in a poll to mark the 125th anniversary of the author's birth.
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China parade to display past and future

September 1, 2015 - 3:26pm
New weapons and old armies to be put on display
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Family 'heading for Syria' detained

September 1, 2015 - 3:09pm
A mother and her four children, who were believed to be travelling from London to Syria, are detained in Turkey.
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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.