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Ryder Cup vice-captains selected

September 3, 2014 - 8:56am
Captain Paul McGinley names Padraig Harrington, Jose Maria Olazabal and Miguel Angel Jimenez as European vice-captains.
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Lesotho PM returns after fleeing

September 3, 2014 - 8:41am
Lesotho's prime minister returns home after fleeing the mountain kingdom to neighbouring South Africa on Saturday, alleging there had been a coup.
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Turkish policeman jailed for killing

September 3, 2014 - 8:19am
A Turkish policeman who killed a protester during last summer's demonstrations in the capital, Ankara, is sentenced to seven years and nine months in jail.
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Electronics giants fined for cartel

September 3, 2014 - 8:18am
Philips, Samsung and Infineon are fined 138m euros by the European Commission for fixing prices of chips used in smartphones.
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Ashya's mother 'cried and prayed'

September 3, 2014 - 7:56am
The mother of Ashya King tells the BBC in an exclusive interview how she prayed in prison she would be reunited with her child.
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VIDEO: Beheading 'will not intimidate US'

September 3, 2014 - 7:51am
President Barack Obama has vowed the US will not be intimidated, after Islamic State militants released a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
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Fukushima workers sue over pay

September 3, 2014 - 7:35am
A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard pay.
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VIDEO: Nude photo hack angers celebrities

September 3, 2014 - 7:21am
Celebrities such as Jessie J and Dan Stevens gave their reaction to the celebrity photo leak that was revealed earlier this week. Around 20 celebrities are thought to have had intimate photographs stolen from the Apple iCloud.
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UK recovery 'stronger than thought'

September 3, 2014 - 6:56am
The Office for National Statistics revises up its estimates for the UK's GDP during and after the recession.
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Somalia offers Islamists amnesty

September 3, 2014 - 6:53am
Somalia's government offers an amnesty to fighters of Islamist group al-Shabab, amid uncertainty over whether its leader survived a US air strike.
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Trierweiler 'took pills' over split

September 3, 2014 - 6:44am
France's former first lady, Valerie Trierweiler, reveals she swallowed sleeping pills, in her account of her break-up with President Hollande.
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Day in pictures: 3 September 2014

September 3, 2014 - 6:29am
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
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What next for Hong Kong activists?

September 3, 2014 - 6:23am
What next for Hong Kong activists?
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VIDEO: Justin Bieber charged with assault

September 3, 2014 - 6:20am
Justin Bieber has been arrested and charged with assault and dangerous driving following an incident in Ontario, Canada.
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VIDEO: Imran Khan: BBC interview

September 3, 2014 - 6:13am
Imran Khan, who heads the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf party, has spoken to the BBC about the protests in Islamabad.
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British Ebola patient 'discharged'

September 3, 2014 - 6:07am
The first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa has made a full recovery.
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Home Depot probes possible hack

September 3, 2014 - 5:56am
Home Depot says it is investigating "unusual activity" following a report that suggested its credit and debit card records had been hacked.
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Fire hits African Big Brother house

September 3, 2014 - 5:48am
The launch of the new series of Africa's Big Brother is delayed by a "devastating" blaze at its purpose-built studios in Johannesburg.
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Pakistan army 'kills 910 militants'

September 3, 2014 - 5:43am
Pakistan's military says it has killed at least 910 suspected militants since launching an offensive in the tribal area of North Waziristan.
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UK service sector sees strong growth

September 3, 2014 - 5:40am
The UK service sector records its fastest growth for almost a year, but recovery in the eurozone slows, closely-watched surveys suggest.
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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.