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VIDEO: Protest at NBA game amid royal visit

December 8, 2014 - 10:34pm
Protesters gather outside the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, where the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are attending a National Basketball Association game as part of their three day trip to America.
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Australia 'worst climate performer'

December 8, 2014 - 10:14pm
Australia was the worst performing industrial country in terms of climate change in 2014, a new report says.
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Prince William in first Obama talks

December 8, 2014 - 9:45pm
Prince William meets US President Barack Obama and makes a speech on the illegal wildlife trade, while his wife visits a Harlem children's organisation.
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Australian recruits 'used' by IS

December 8, 2014 - 9:04pm
At least 20 Australians have been killed fighting alongside militants in Iraq and Syria who use them as "cannon fodder", Australian officials say.
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'I am tired': the politics of Mexico's #Yamecanse hashtag

December 8, 2014 - 9:00pm
The story of Mexico's long-running online protest
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MPs attack Post Office dispute scheme

December 8, 2014 - 8:54pm
MPs criticise the Post Office for the way it has handled claims its IT system caused 150 sub-postmasters to be wrongly accused of fraud.
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Ebola nurse: Band Aid 'cringeworthy'

December 8, 2014 - 8:24pm
The British nurse who survived Ebola, William Pooley, says the “cultural ignorance” displayed in the Band Aid 30 lyrics is “cringeworthy”.
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What Native Americans think of the word 'redskin'

December 8, 2014 - 8:23pm
Why the word 'redskin' matters more than ever
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Tributes for Hughes at first Test

December 8, 2014 - 8:19pm
Australia are playing India in the delayed first Test in Adelaide - in an emotion-charged game following the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
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Maternal death rates 'are falling'

December 8, 2014 - 8:04pm
The proportion of women who die during pregnancy, and in the weeks afterwards, has fallen in the UK, figures show.
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Halving of malaria deaths celebrated

December 8, 2014 - 8:03pm
Global efforts over the past decade have halved the number of people dying from malaria - a tremendous achievement, says the World Health Organization.
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Head injury for Caulker at QPR lunch

December 8, 2014 - 7:53pm
QPR defender Steven Caulker requires hospital treatment after suffering a head injury at a team lunch.
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Van Gaal admits Man Utd were 'lucky'

December 8, 2014 - 7:49pm
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal admits his side were lucky to beat Southampton 2-1 at St Mary's.
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VIDEO: Uncovering a lost love in Nazi Germany

December 8, 2014 - 7:30pm
Trying to solve a Holocaust mystery
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VIDEO: Nato ends Afghan combat mission

December 8, 2014 - 7:22pm
Nato has formally ended its combat mission in Afghanistan - from the start of 2015, a new Nato force will train and support the Afghan security forces.
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Navratilova to coach Radwanska

December 8, 2014 - 7:04pm
Martina Navratilova has agreed to take on her first major coaching role with world number six Agnieszka Radwanska.
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VIDEO: The background to the Dewani case

December 8, 2014 - 6:58pm
Duncan Kennedy reports on the background to the Shrien Dewani murder case, as a judge dismisses it due to lack of evidence.
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Guantanamo six 'free in Uruguay'

December 8, 2014 - 6:53pm
Uruguay says it is granting complete freedom to six former Guantanamo Bay inmates released by the US to the South American country at the weekend.
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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.