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Airport runway cost 'underestimated'

November 11, 2014 - 3:17am
Plans to build new runways at Heathrow and Gatwick will cost substantially more than the bidders have estimated, the Airports Commission says.
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South Korea ferry captain jailed

November 11, 2014 - 3:15am
The captain of the South Korean Sewol ferry which sank in April killing more than 300 people is sentenced to 36 years in jail for gross negligence.
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VIDEO: Deadly violence in eastern DRC

November 11, 2014 - 3:09am
After several months of relative calm, the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is again experiencing extreme violence.
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Tuesday's gossip column

November 11, 2014 - 2:40am
Gerrard to open Liverpool talks, Pique interests Chelsea and Man Utd, Wenger to get £20m transfer fund, plus more.
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India PM Modi in Asia-Pacific tour

November 11, 2014 - 2:01am
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets off on a tour which will take in summits and key bilateral talks in Myanmar, Australia and Fiji.
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Labour to call debate on warrant row

November 11, 2014 - 1:25am
Labour plans to use an opposition day debate next week to give MPs a chance to vote on the European Arrest Warrant, the BBC understands.
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Facebook Messenger has 500m users

November 10, 2014 - 11:45pm
Social networking giant Facebook said its new messaging service now has more than 500 million users - more than doubling since April.
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Dewani 'knows all about murder plot'

November 10, 2014 - 11:12pm
Shrien Dewani "knows everything" about the alleged conspiracy which led to the murder of his new wife in South Africa, a court hears.
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Home Office abuse probe findings due

November 10, 2014 - 11:09pm
A report into how the Home Office, police and prosecutors dealt with claims of organised child abuse in the 1970s, 80s and 90s is being published.
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Australian troops heading to Iraq

November 10, 2014 - 9:15pm
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says 200 members of Australia's special forces will begin deploying to Iraq after being given legal clearance.
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Hawaii lava destroys first home

November 10, 2014 - 9:02pm
A stream of lava that has been creeping towards a Hawaii town for months has now destroyed one of the houses.
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How I made money from waste plastic

November 10, 2014 - 8:53pm
Kenyan businesswoman's tips on making money from waste
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MPs back EU justice powers after row

November 10, 2014 - 8:49pm
The government wins its bid to sign up to 35 EU justice measures - including the European Arrest Warrant - following a dramatic Commons vote.
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What if Franz Ferdinand had lived?

November 10, 2014 - 8:41pm
How history might have changed if Franz Ferdinand had survived
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VIDEO: The long history of Chinese in the US

November 10, 2014 - 8:37pm
The long history of Chinese immigrants in the US
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Abbott lukewarm over Asia bank plan

November 10, 2014 - 7:48pm
Tony Abbott says a new regional development bank for Asia would be good for growth, but says Australia will only join a "genuinely multilateral body".
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Child immigrants strain US courts

November 10, 2014 - 7:33pm
Inside the New York courts for immigrant children
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Moyes named Real Sociedad manager

November 10, 2014 - 7:31pm
Former Manchester United boss David Moyes is named as the new manager of Spanish club Real Sociedad.
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VIDEO: US veterans make history in Congress

November 10, 2014 - 7:27pm
Veterans making history in Congress
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The people with the reddest hair in the world

November 10, 2014 - 7:23pm
Which part of the world has the people with the reddest hair?
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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.