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VIDEO: Malaysians help each other to survive

December 28, 2014 - 4:50pm
More than 160,000 people in Malaysia have been forced to evacuate their homes and at least eight people have died in the country's worst flood in decades.
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AirAsia 'devastated' by missing jet

December 28, 2014 - 4:34pm
AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes says he is "devastated" that a plane carrying 162 people from Indonesia to Singapore has gone missing.
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Manchester City 2-2 Burnley

December 28, 2014 - 4:23pm
Second-half goals from George Boyd and Ashley Barnes earn Burnley a draw after Manchester City led 2-0 at half-time.
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VIDEO: QZ8501: What might have gone wrong?

December 28, 2014 - 3:38pm
Following the disappearance of AirAsia flight QZ8501, BBC Transport Correspondent Richard Westcott considers what investigators will focus on in their search for answers.
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Briton on missing AirAsia flight named

December 28, 2014 - 3:14pm
The British national on AirAsia flight QZ8501, which has gone missing with 162 passengers on board, is Chi-Man Choi, the BBC understands.
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We struggled for life - Van Gaal

December 28, 2014 - 3:01pm
Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal on his team's draw at Tottenham, title chances and the busy Christmas schedule.
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Snow strands motorists in Alps

December 28, 2014 - 2:16pm
Snow and ice strand up to 15,000 motorists in the French Alps, snarling up holiday traffic to and from ski resorts, the authorities say.
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VIDEO: Snow leaves Alps tourists stranded

December 28, 2014 - 2:07pm
Heavy snowfall in the French Alps hits thousands of vehicles, snarling up holiday traffic to and from ski resorts and leaving travellers stranded.
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Campaign against Chelsea - Mourinho

December 28, 2014 - 1:53pm
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says after a 1-1 draw against Southampton that there is a "campaign" against his side.
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Ade Edmondson takes War and Peace role

December 28, 2014 - 1:36pm
Comedy actor Ade Edmondson is to star alongside Lily James, best known as Downton Abbey's Lady Rose, in a BBC television adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace.
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Killer dies at psychiatric hospital

December 28, 2014 - 12:48pm
A man who killed five people in a shooting spree in West Bromwich dies at a high-security psychiatric hospital, the BBC understands.
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Southampton 1-1 Chelsea

December 28, 2014 - 12:42pm
Leaders Chelsea can only pick up a point as they are held by a resilient Southampton at St Mary's Stadium.
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Hamas blocks children's Israel visit

December 28, 2014 - 12:35pm
Thirty-seven children, whose parents were killed in the recent Israel-Gaza conflict, are blocked by Hamas from entering Israel on peace activists' visit.
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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.