Palmyra and the logic of loss

BBC News - 21 min 41 sec ago
Threat to Palmyra v human suffering: not a zero-sum game
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Iraq volunteers start Ramadi push

BBC News - 26 min 16 sec ago
About 3,000 militia members in Iraq begin moving against Islamic State militants after the fall of the city of Ramadi last week, officials say.
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Barcelona v Deportivo de La Coruna

BBC News - 35 min 53 sec ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Spanish La Liga game between Barcelona and Deportivo de La Coruña.
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Gillespie would take England job

BBC News - 57 min 51 sec ago
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie would take the England head coach job if it is offered by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
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Grange Hill's Benny Green found dead

BBC News - 1 hour 25 min ago
Terry Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children's TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.
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VIDEO: Ireland awaits referendum result

BBC News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Ballots are being counted in the Republic of Ireland, where voters have been taking part in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
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VIDEO: Eurovision: 'Australia will be watching'

BBC News - 1 hour 46 min ago
BBC News caught up with Australia's TV commentators for the Eurovision Song Contest, Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang, about their country's chances in the competition.
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Ireland vote 'backs gay marriage'

BBC News - 2 hours 19 min ago
Early indications suggest the Republic of Ireland has voted to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.
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Vettel tops final Monaco practice

BBC News - 2 hours 44 min ago
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel pips the Mercedes drivers in final practice at the Monaco Grand Prix, after Lewis Hamilton had dominated.
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German woman, 65, 'has quadruplets'

BBC News - 2 hours 54 min ago
A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.
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VIDEO: World's oldest woman turns 116

BBC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
An American woman, said to be the oldest person in the world, is celebrating her 116th birthday on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Mexico shoot-out leaves dozens dead

BBC News - 3 hours 49 min ago
A shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco leaves at least 43 people dead.
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Jayalalitha takes oath in Tamil Nadu

BBC News - 4 hours 10 min ago
Jayaram Jayalalitha is sworn in as the chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after the governor invites her to form a new ministry.
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Email error reveals bank's EU project

BBC News - 4 hours 19 min ago
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
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'Israel row' sinks UN nuclear talks

BBC News - 4 hours 55 min ago
A UN conference aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons ends in failure after a row over a nuclear-free Middle East proposal.
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Councils urge blanket legal high ban

BBC News - 5 hours 16 min ago
Councils across England and Wales call on the government to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs.
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VIDEO: Snapshot of gay rights around the globe

BBC News - 5 hours 16 min ago
As Ireland awaits the results of its referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage, many other countries are moving in the opposite direction.
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Ramadi civilians' plight highlighted

BBC News - 5 hours 21 min ago
The UN tries to reach some 40,000 Ramadis displaced by the advance of Islamic State amid reports some are dying in the heat.
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California farmers strike deal to cut water consumption

Fox News - 5 hours 27 min ago
California farmers’ voluntary proposal to reduce water consumption by 25 percent was accepted Friday, avoiding the threat of deep mandatory cuts amid one of the worst droughts on record.
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VIDEO: Huge sinkhole appears at golf course

BBC News - 6 hours 45 sec ago
A large sinkhole is discovered at a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course in the US state of Missouri.
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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.