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Pacquiao retains WBO title in Macau

November 23, 2014 - 2:56am
Filipino Manny Pacquiao retains his WBO welterweight title with a resounding points defeat of American Chris Algieri.
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VIDEO: Travelling through the Ebola heartland

November 23, 2014 - 2:15am
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar has been on a trip across two West African nations affected by Ebola to see how the authorities are dealing with the virus.
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Journey through the Ebola heartland

November 23, 2014 - 1:00am
On a journey charting the impact of the disease
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Philippines remembers 2009 massacre

November 23, 2014 - 12:19am
The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery of justice".
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The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state

November 22, 2014 - 10:44pm
The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state
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Flood warnings for US snowmelt

November 22, 2014 - 9:44pm
Snowfall in the north-eastern US subsides, but there are now warnings of serious flooding from melting snow as temperatures rise.
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May 'bruised' over EU arrest warrant

November 22, 2014 - 8:46pm
Home Secretary Theresa May tells Desert Island Discs she was left "battered and bruised" after denying MPs a vote on the European Arrest Warrant.
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Moyes debut dwarfed by historic Messi

November 22, 2014 - 7:52pm
Real Sociedad picked up a point as boss David Moyes made his La Liga debut, but what was the verdict in Spain?
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Bellew takes revenge on Cleverly

November 22, 2014 - 7:30pm
Tony Bellew beats Nathan Cleverly on points to gain revenge in front of his home crowd in Liverpool.
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VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

November 22, 2014 - 7:18pm
Trends of the week in 60 seconds
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The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas

November 22, 2014 - 7:15pm
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas
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Messi will leave 'unreachable' record

November 22, 2014 - 7:09pm
Lionel Messi's Spanish goalscoring record will never be beaten, according to Barcelona coach Luis Enrique.
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Call to sanction failing universities

November 22, 2014 - 7:07pm
It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.
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Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospice

November 22, 2014 - 7:04pm
The retreat that has hosted Indian pilgrims since the Crusades
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The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio

November 22, 2014 - 7:03pm
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio
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Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson

November 22, 2014 - 6:09pm
The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.
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VIDEO: Sold and beaten: India's slave brides

November 22, 2014 - 6:05pm
Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.
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Quigg and McDonnell retain titles

November 22, 2014 - 6:01pm
Britain's Scott Quigg defends his WBA world super-bantamweight title with a unanimous points win over Japan's Hidenori Otake.
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Albania opens huge Cold War bunker

November 22, 2014 - 5:50pm
A secret five-storey bunker that Albania's communist regime built in the 1970s to survive a nuclear bomb opens to the public for the first time.
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Hamilton eyes 'biggest day of life'

November 22, 2014 - 5:36pm
Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".
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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.