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Cyclist killed in lorry collision

June 22, 2015 - 12:09pm
A female cyclist, 26, dies in a collision with a tipper truck in the City of London.
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Kenya rustlers fined 50 cows per death

June 22, 2015 - 11:48am
Two rival communities in Kenya agree to pay a fine of 50 cows for every person killed in recent violence, as part of a ceasefire deal.
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Pakistan heatwave kills hundreds

June 22, 2015 - 11:40am
Some 224 people die during a heatwave in Pakistan's Sindh province, with extreme temperatures forecast again for Monday.
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VIDEO: Karachi: 'So hot I can barely speak'

June 22, 2015 - 11:36am
Labourers continue to wait for work in the searing heatwave of Pakistan, where more than 200 people are now believed to have died.
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French telecoms giant bids for rival

June 22, 2015 - 11:33am
French telecoms giant Numericable-SFR makes a €10bn offer for rival Bouygues Telecom, sending its share price sharply higher, but the government expresses reservations.
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VIDEO: Greek taxi driver: 'Much better before'

June 22, 2015 - 11:23am
The BBC's Christian Fraser reports from Athens, where he found there is still an appetite for the drachma, when there was apparently greater prosperity and more tourism in Greece.
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Apple Music in Taylor Swift backdown

June 22, 2015 - 11:11am
Apple Music reverses its payment policy, a day after Taylor Swift said she was refusing to allow the company to stream her album 1989.
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'War crimes by both sides' in Gaza

June 22, 2015 - 11:08am
Both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict, UN investigators say.
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VIDEO: Toll rises in fatal Pakistan heatwave

June 22, 2015 - 10:56am
A heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province claims the lives of more than 200 people.
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No appeal against Neymar's Copa ban

June 22, 2015 - 10:28am
Forward Neymar is out of the Copa America and returns home after Brazil opt not to appeal against his four-game ban.
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Horner advocates use of F1 adviser

June 22, 2015 - 10:26am
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes an independent adviser could help make Formula 1 more exciting.
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Kenya slum residents get 'water ATMs'

June 22, 2015 - 10:02am
Residents in the Mathare slum area of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, are now able to access water through an ATM-style dispenser.
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EU extends Russia sanctions to 2016

June 22, 2015 - 9:55am
EU foreign ministers extend economic sanctions against Russia until the end of January 2016 as clashes continue to weaken the Ukraine ceasefire.
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Plane diverted 'following nuts row'

June 22, 2015 - 9:19am
A plane en route from Rome to Chicago was forced to divert to Belfast after a man got angry over nuts and crackers, a court has heard.
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India alcohol poison toll tops 100

June 22, 2015 - 8:58am
Police in the western Indian city of Mumbai say 102 people have died in one of the country's worst cases of alcohol poisoning.
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True stories inspire book prize wins

June 22, 2015 - 8:38am
Real-life historical adventures inspire both winners of this years CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway medals, Tanya Landman and William Grill.
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Clashes over Ghana slum demolition

June 22, 2015 - 8:37am
The Ghanaian police use tear gas on residents demonstrating against the demolition of an Accra slum.
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Greece holds critical debt talks

June 22, 2015 - 8:30am
Greece faces a crucial 24 hours, as an emergency EU summit in Brussels tries to break the deadlock on the country's debt crisis.
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Deadly grenade attacks in Burundi

June 22, 2015 - 8:18am
Four people are killed and 30 wounded in a wave of grenade attacks overnight in Burundi, police say, a week before parliamentary elections.
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Dog meat festival under way amid row

June 22, 2015 - 8:18am
An annual dog-meat festival in south-west China is taking place on Monday amid uproar from animal rights activists.
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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.