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US festival ends early after storms

August 3, 2015 - 2:11am
The final day of Lollapalooza music festival ends early after a second severe storm threatened Chicago.
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More than 100 killed in India floods

August 3, 2015 - 1:22am
Heavy monsoon rains in India kill more than 100 people in the past week and force tens of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, India's home ministry has said.
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Hillsborough witness photo appeal

August 3, 2015 - 1:01am
Police release images of five men who were in the crowd during the Hillsborough disaster and could have "important information" .
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VIDEO: Teenager stabbed at Gay Pride march dies

August 2, 2015 - 11:59pm
A teenager who was attacked at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem last week dies from her injuries.
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VIDEO: 'Bad things happen to good robots'

August 2, 2015 - 11:55pm
A hitchhiking robot, HitchBOT, who has spent weeks travelling around Europe and Canada is smashed to pieces two weeks after arriving in the United States.
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HK protest over 'breast as weapon'

August 2, 2015 - 11:27pm
Bra-wearing men and women stage a protest in Hong Kong after a woman is jailed for assaulting a police officer with her breast.
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China factory activity shrinks again

August 2, 2015 - 11:15pm
Factory activity in the world's second largest economy, China, shrank the most in two years in July as new orders fell more than expected.
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VIDEO: Why Myanmar has seen such heavy rainfall

August 2, 2015 - 9:48pm
BBC weather presenter Ben Rich explains why Myanmar has seen so much rainfall and where the bad weather is heading next.
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VIDEO: BBC presenters dancing with lions

August 2, 2015 - 9:18pm
Chinese lions, oranges and drummers help BBC Newsday presenters Rico Hizon and Sharanjit Leyl, celebrate the opening of the BBC's new studio in Singapore.
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Nigeria frees Boko Haram captives

August 2, 2015 - 8:54pm
Nigeria's army says it has rescued 178 people, more than 100 of them children, from Boko Haram militants in the north-east of the country.
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Ending the cycle of gang violence in El Salvador

August 2, 2015 - 8:41pm
Tackling gang violence in El Salvador with faith and factories
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Click here to hack the network

August 2, 2015 - 8:04pm
What does it take to be an ethical hacker?
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Australian Speaker Bishop quits

August 2, 2015 - 7:51pm
The speaker of the lower house of the Australian parliament, Bronwyn Bishop, resigns over an expenses scandal.
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Indian tea-seller who hawks his books on Amazon

August 2, 2015 - 7:42pm
India's roadside tea seller who hawks his novels on Amazon
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Atari's boss on why life is 'a game'

August 2, 2015 - 7:32pm
Atari's founder on treating business like a game
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Which was the best travel photograph of the year?

August 2, 2015 - 7:30pm
Which was the best travel photograph of the year?
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How a group of grannies got their first holiday

August 2, 2015 - 7:15pm
How a group of grannies funded their first trip to the sea
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£3m plan to tackle Rotherham abuse

August 2, 2015 - 7:02pm
Barnardo's receives £3m to fund a team of specialists to tackle child sex abuse in South Yorkshire.
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VIDEO: From prisoner to programmer

August 2, 2015 - 7:01pm
A group of former prisoners in South Africa are teaching other prisoners how to code, to help them find work on the outside.
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Crash grounds Russian helicopters

August 2, 2015 - 6:56pm
The Russian defence ministry grounds its fleet of Mi-28 attack helicopters after a fatal accident at an air show on Sunday.
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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.