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Miliband warning to UK 'tax havens'

February 7, 2015 - 10:35am
A Labour government would push for UK overseas territories to be put on an international blacklist if they refused to co-operate with a drive against tax avoidance, Ed Miliband says.
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Kenya MP shot dead in Nairobi

February 7, 2015 - 10:23am
Kenyan MP George Muchai and three of his aides are shot dead in the capital Nairobi, in what police describe as a "well-planned" attack.
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We can expect quality final - Grant

February 7, 2015 - 10:08am
Ghana coach Avram Grant predicts Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations Cup final against Ivory Coast will be a good game.
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Painting sale sets $300m record

February 7, 2015 - 9:15am
A painting of two Tahitian girls by the French artist Paul Gauguin is sold for nearly $300m, making it the most expensive work of art ever sold.
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Anti-apartheid writer Brink dies

February 7, 2015 - 9:01am
South African writer Andre Brink, who saw many of his books critical of the apartheid regime at the height of its powers banned, dies aged 79.
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Bat debate is 'ridiculous' - Morgan

February 7, 2015 - 8:44am
England captain Eoin Morgan says claims that modern bats are too big and favour batsmen are "absolutely ridiculous".
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Supermarkets urged to move daffodils

February 7, 2015 - 8:19am
Supermarkets are urged by health officials to move daffodils away from their traditional location near fruit and vegetables - in case they are mistaken for food.
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More than 30 dead in Baghdad blasts

February 7, 2015 - 8:15am
At least 34 people are killed in three bomb attacks in Baghdad, security officials say, hours before a long-standing night-time curfew is to be lifted.
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VIDEO: Rawabi: A new Palestinian city

February 7, 2015 - 7:46am
Rawabi is the first new Palestinian city to be built in the Israeli-occupied West Bank but with no running water will it ever be completed?
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Segregation enforced for derby match

February 7, 2015 - 6:39am
Police take the unusual step of warning rival football fans they will not be allowed to sit together at the Merseyside derby.
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Bangladesh firebomb attacks kill nine

February 7, 2015 - 6:38am
Nine people are killed after attackers hurled petrol bombs at a bus and truck in Bangladesh, the latest violence amid a month of anti-government protests.
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Wales v England - what they said

February 7, 2015 - 6:22am
England coach Stuart Lancaster says his side's 21-16 win in Wales will have no bearing on their match-up in World Cup this summer.
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VIDEO: Unburied bodies found near Acapulco

February 7, 2015 - 6:04am
Police have found 60 bodies in an abandoned crematorium near the Mexican resort of Acapulco, officials say.
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VIDEO: Hungary may shut out Kosovo migrants

February 7, 2015 - 5:40am
Hungary has threatened to close its border to prevent illegal immigration of Kosovans, coming through Serbia.
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VIDEO: Obama meets Dalai Lama 'spiritually'

February 7, 2015 - 5:26am
A "spiritual meeting" was held between the Dalai Lama and the US president Barack Obama, despite Beijing objecting to this by saying the meeting was politically motivated.
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China seizes HK novelty toilet rolls

February 7, 2015 - 5:18am
China's authorities have seized 7,600 toilet rolls and 20,000 packets of tissue printed with the image of Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung.
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VIDEO: What next for Houthi rebels in Yemen?

February 7, 2015 - 4:48am
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen say they have taken over the government, dissolved parliament and replaced the president.
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VIDEO: Entrepreneurs ship chocolate to US

February 7, 2015 - 4:33am
News of a US court's decision to restrict imports of some British chocolates into America has had an unexpected effect on business here.
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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.