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Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton in first practice at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
The Marussia Formula 1 team ceases trading and all staff will be made redundant, administrators FRP have announced.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says the club are in a "process" that could last three years.
China and Japan agree to acknowledge differences over a disputed chain of islands in the East China Sea, setting up mechanisms to manage the crisis.
David Cameron says the UK will not pay a £1.7bn budget surcharge to the EU in full as a compromise agreement on staggering the fees is put forward.
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