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Rose & Bjerregaard top in Hong Kong

October 24, 2015 - 5:32am
Justin Rose shares the lead as fellow Englishman Ian Poulter falters in the third round of the Hong Kong Open.
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Germaine Greer defends trans comments

October 24, 2015 - 5:18am
Germaine Greer has said that in her opinion, transgender women are "not women", following a petition to try and stop her Cardiff lecture.
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Venezuela sues DolarToday website

October 24, 2015 - 5:11am
Venezuela's Central Bank has filed a lawsuit in the US state of Delaware against DolarToday website, accusing it of cyberterrorism.
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Voges questions use of pink ball

October 24, 2015 - 3:49am
Australia batsman Adam Voges queries plans to use a pink ball in next month's debut day-night Test match.
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VIDEO: The elite unit that saves downed pilots

October 24, 2015 - 3:03am
A US military unit is based in the Middle East with the specific task of rescuing and extracting pilots who have been shot down over Islamic State-controlled territory.
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Labour campaigns over vote changes

October 24, 2015 - 2:59am
Labour will campaign this weekend over claims that millions of people are missing from the electoral register.
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VIDEO: Why have Ukraine-Russia flights ended?

October 24, 2015 - 2:41am
Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will cease from midnight on Saturday after last-minute crisis talks failed.
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VIDEO: Is this the iceberg that sank the Titanic?

October 24, 2015 - 2:16am
A photograph of the iceberg which may have sunk the Titanic is to be auctioned.
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Russia and Ukraine to ban direct flights

October 23, 2015 - 11:22pm
Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop at midnight on Saturday, as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect.
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Hurricane Patricia hits land in Mexico

October 23, 2015 - 10:31pm
Hurricane Patricia, the strongest on record, makes landfall in Jalisco state in western Mexico as a Category Five storm, meteorologists say.
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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.