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Business confidence at five-year low

November 23, 2014 - 9:50pm
Global business confidence slipped to five-year low in October, according to a survey of 6,100 companies from Markit Economics.
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CBeebies star is youngest Bafta winner

November 23, 2014 - 9:43pm
Nine-year-old actress Cherry Campbell, the star of CBeebies show Katie Morag, becomes the youngest-ever winner at the Bafta Children's awards.
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Ebola trials 'best chance' for cure

November 23, 2014 - 9:09pm
Hopes pinned on Ebola clinical trials in Guinea
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French fight for economic reputation

November 23, 2014 - 8:36pm
French come out fighting for their economic reputation
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MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine

November 23, 2014 - 8:28pm
Debris from the Malaysia's Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv.
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Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths

November 23, 2014 - 8:24pm
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.
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RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidence

November 23, 2014 - 8:07pm
Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.
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Egypt: The forbidden love of interfaith romances

November 23, 2014 - 7:24pm
The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples
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VIDEO: What makes the Chinese laugh?

November 23, 2014 - 6:56pm
Why one Irish-American comedian is trying stand-up in Beijing
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VIDEO: MH17 wreckage leaves east Ukraine

November 23, 2014 - 6:45pm
The European security organisation, the OSCE, says that wreckage collected from the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine is on its way to the Netherlands.
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Volleyball woman out of Iran prison

November 23, 2014 - 6:42pm
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was detained after attempting to watch a men's volleyball match in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.
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Farc warning on release of general

November 23, 2014 - 6:17pm
Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.
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Obama praise for 'President Clinton'

November 23, 2014 - 5:47pm
Hillary Clinton would be a "great president" if she decided to run for the White House in 2016, President Barack Obama says.
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Clarke named in Australia squad

November 23, 2014 - 5:39pm
Captain Michael Clarke is named in the Australia squad for the first Test against India, subject to proving his fitness.
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Powers ponder Iran talks extension

November 23, 2014 - 5:19pm
World powers trying to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme consider extending the talks, as Monday's deadline for an agreement looms.
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Price wars lead to food firms closing

November 23, 2014 - 4:23pm
A supermarket price war is behind a sharp rise in the number of firms involved in food production folding, new research claims.
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Tunisia in landmark presidency poll

November 23, 2014 - 3:25pm
Polls close after Tunisia's first presidential election since the Arab Spring, with two frontrunners claiming a narrow victory with a run-off likely.
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Born in Indonesia, murdered in Hong Kong

November 23, 2014 - 3:05pm
One woman's journey from a village to death in the big city
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Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'

November 23, 2014 - 2:29pm
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.
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Second title means more - Hamilton

November 23, 2014 - 1:46pm
Lewis Hamilton says his second world title feels more important to him than the first he won with McLaren in 2008.
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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.