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VIDEO: Noul heads for Japan

May 11, 2015 - 7:47am
Typhoon Noul is tracking towards Japan, after hammering the Philippines over the weekend. Philip Avery reports.
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Cardiac arrest kills Belgian player

May 11, 2015 - 7:35am
Lower-league footballer Tim Nicot becomes the second Belgian player to die of cardiac arrest in the last two weeks.
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Red Bull say they could quit F1

May 11, 2015 - 7:26am
Red Bull say they will pull out of Formula 1 if either they cannot get a competitive engine or Audi do not join with them.
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Libya rejects EU anti-smuggler plans

May 11, 2015 - 7:25am
Libya criticises EU proposals to use force to destroy boats of people smugglers taking migrants across the Mediterranean to Europe.
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Turkish ship 'attacked near Libya'

May 11, 2015 - 7:12am
Turkey's foreign ministry says a Turkish freighter was attacked near the coast of Libya, killing one Turkish crew member.
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Australia teen faces terror charges

May 11, 2015 - 7:10am
An Australian teenager who allegedly planned a bomb plot appears in children's court in Melbourne charged with terrorism offences.
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Cameron bares teeth over EU migration

May 11, 2015 - 6:33am
Cameron rolls up sleeves for battle over EU migration
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Berlin Philharmonic votes on top job

May 11, 2015 - 6:32am
The Berlin Philharmonic orchestra is electing a chief conductor and artistic director to succeed Sir Simon Rattle.
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Michelle Obama on racial pressures as First Lady

May 11, 2015 - 6:18am
Speaking at a University in Alabama, the First Lady talked about having to fight 'misperceptions' when her husband started running for President.
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Guardiola staying at Bayern Munich

May 11, 2015 - 6:09am
Pep Guardiola says he will still be Bayern Munich boss next season, despite reported interest from Manchester City.
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30-year memorial marks Bradford fire

May 11, 2015 - 5:59am
A memorial service is held for 56 people killed in a fire at Bradford City's Valley Parade ground in 1985.
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Whistl suspends delivery service

May 11, 2015 - 5:48am
Private postal business Whistl - formerly known as TNT - has suspended delivery services and is consulting 2,000 workers about redundancy.
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Avengers still ruling US box office

May 11, 2015 - 5:35am
Avengers sequel Age of Ultron dominates the US box office for a second week, taking more than five times its closest rival Hot Pursuit.
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Wild boar strays into Hong Kong mall

May 11, 2015 - 5:31am
Shoppers in Hong Kong are left baffled when a wild boar wanders into a children's clothes shop inside a shopping mall.
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Court clears Jayalalitha of corruption

May 11, 2015 - 5:18am
An appeals court in India clears former chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu Jayaram Jayalalitha of involvement in a corruption scandal.
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Airbus remains committed to A400M

May 11, 2015 - 5:05am
The chief executive of Airbus Group has said the company remains committed to its A400M military plane following Saturday's crash in Spain.
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Nigeria leader warns of 'persecution'

May 11, 2015 - 4:22am
Nigeria's outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan has warned that his ministers will be "persecuted" once his successor Muhammadu Buhari takes office.
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Australia in corporate tax crackdown

May 11, 2015 - 4:17am
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey announces the introduction of a new tax crackdown against 30 multinational corporations.
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Sweden rejects Assange appeal

May 11, 2015 - 4:15am
A Swedish court has rejected an appeal by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange against his arrest warrant for alleged sex offences.
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VIDEO: Hunt for missing after Texas floods

May 11, 2015 - 3:54am
The extreme weather that devastated Texas on Mothers' Day weekend has claimed a life and left dozens missing.
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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.