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Chelsea's Van Ginkel joins AC Milan

September 1, 2014 - 6:58am
Chelsea's 21-year-old Netherlands midfielder Marco van Ginkel joins Italian side AC Milan on a season-long loan.
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VIDEO: Turning internet radio into art

September 1, 2014 - 6:38am
LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.
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Richards set to sign for Fiorentina

September 1, 2014 - 6:24am
Manchester City defender Micah Richards - their longest serving player - arrives in Italy to finalise a loan move to Fiorentina.
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VIDEO: HK protesters disrupt vote speech

September 1, 2014 - 5:47am
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech by a Beijing official who was explaining how new voting procedures will be introduced for the city.
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Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS

September 1, 2014 - 5:25am
Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.
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Woodford sells HSBC over fine fears

September 1, 2014 - 5:25am
One of the UK's most high-profile fund managers, Neil Woodford, says he decided to sell his holding in HSBC because he is worried about "fine inflation".
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VIDEO: Police search as NZ gunman kills two

September 1, 2014 - 5:20am
Police in New Zealand are hunting for a man who shot two people dead and injured a third at an unemployment office.
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Gallacher 'should be Ryder Cup pick'

September 1, 2014 - 5:02am
Former European captain Bernard Gallacher says his nephew Stephen should be named as a Ryder Cup wildcard in this month's event.
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VIDEO: India and Japan PMs meet in Tokyo

September 1, 2014 - 4:56am
India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, meets Japan's Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on his first major foreign visit since taking office.
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Naked photos of celebrities leaked

September 1, 2014 - 4:50am
Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.
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Airport expansion 'critical' for UK

September 1, 2014 - 4:45am
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
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Mexico probes mass fish death in lake

September 1, 2014 - 4:40am
Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.
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Euro manufacturing at 13-month low

September 1, 2014 - 4:06am
Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
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Guardians is top US film of 2014

September 1, 2014 - 4:03am
Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.
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Three dead in China school stabbing

September 1, 2014 - 3:54am
At least three children have died and six people were injured in a knife attack on a school in China's central Hubei province, state media report.
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Seven dead in Paris flats explosion

September 1, 2014 - 3:39am
A seventh body is recovered after a residential block of flats in Paris was destroyed by an explosion linked to gas and electricity cabling work.
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Poland commemorates WW2 invasion

September 1, 2014 - 3:35am
Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion that sparked World War Two, with a wreath-laying ceremony.
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Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

September 1, 2014 - 3:14am
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.
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UK manufacturing growth 'slows'

September 1, 2014 - 2:50am
UK manufacturing body the EEF trims its growth forecast for the sector after its members report a slowdown in both orders and output.
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Official heckled amid HK poll anger

September 1, 2014 - 2:24am
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
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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.