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France denies Russia warship move

October 29, 2014 - 2:05pm
France denies reports that it is ready to go ahead with the controversial delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy.
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Fiat Chrysler to spin off Ferrari

October 29, 2014 - 2:04pm
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spin off Ferrari and sell a 10% stake in the luxury carmaker on the stock market.
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VIDEO: Acid attack survivors' refuge

October 29, 2014 - 1:13pm
Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons.
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Man, 82, guilty of puppy farm murders

October 29, 2014 - 1:02pm
A dog breeder who shot dead his partner and her daughter after police returned confiscated guns to him is found guilty of two counts of murder.
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Tesco in criminal fraud probe

October 29, 2014 - 12:40pm
The Serious Fraud Office is carrying out a criminal investigation into accounting irregularities at supermarket giant Tesco.
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High Australian real estate prices lead to bubble fears

October 29, 2014 - 12:30pm
Why owning a home may be out of reach
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Wales confident over Bale injury

October 29, 2014 - 12:17pm
Wales are confident Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale will be back in action before November's Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium.
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White leader appointed in Zambia

October 29, 2014 - 12:03pm
Guy Scott is appointed Zambia's interim leader, Africa's first white head of state for many years, after the death of President Sata.
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Australia agrees emissions deal

October 29, 2014 - 11:49am
The Australian government has reached a deal with a key political party and independent senators to push through a carbon emissions plan.
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Unwell Nutini cancels more UK gigs

October 29, 2014 - 11:37am
Chart-topping singer Paolo Nutini postpones two more UK arena shows in London and Cardiff due to "severe tonsillitis".
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Protest death could stop French dam

October 29, 2014 - 11:19am
The death of a young protester, which has shaken the French government, could put a halt to work on a controversial dam in southern France, officials say.
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IS 'kills Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq

October 29, 2014 - 11:15am
Islamic State militants have shot dead 30 Sunni Arab tribesmen in a town west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say.
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VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth

October 29, 2014 - 11:05am
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.
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Collins hands over Alamo artefacts

October 29, 2014 - 10:39am
Singer Phil Collins hands over his large collection of Alamo memorabilia to a Texas museum, calling the donation the end of a six-decade "journey".
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S Lanka landslide: '100 feared dead'

October 29, 2014 - 10:27am
About 100 people are feared dead after a landslide buries dozens of homes in central Sri Lanka, the government says.
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Death for Bangladesh Islamist leader

October 29, 2014 - 10:17am
The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party is sentenced to death for war crimes committed during the independence war against Pakistan.
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'Orphan' artworks set to find homes

October 29, 2014 - 9:59am
Millions of photos, diaries, letters and recordings whose copyright owners cannot be traced may be made accessible for the first time under a new scheme.
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Ex-baseball star in gun accident

October 29, 2014 - 9:38am
Retired baseball star Jose Canseco undergoes surgery after nearly shooting off his finger by accident, police and his fiancee say.
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Iran MPs reject Rouhani nominee

October 29, 2014 - 9:29am
The Iranian parliament rejects the government's nominee for science minister, in a new setback for reformist President Hassan Rouhani.
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Fed set to end US stimulus programme

October 29, 2014 - 9:18am
The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce that it will end its programme of buying financial assets with new money, a policy known as quantitative easing.
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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.