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England 'have weapons to hurt Norway'

June 17, 2015 - 9:08pm
England are building momentum ahead of their Women's World Cup last-16 tie against Norway says boss Mark Sampson.
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VIDEO: Gamer headset 'tackles motion sickness'

June 17, 2015 - 8:18pm
Oculus VR founder Brendan Iribe says the company has overcome motion sickness with Virtual Reality.
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Fitbit valued at $4bn after pricing

June 17, 2015 - 8:16pm
Wearable tech company Fitbit is valued at more than $4bn (£2.5bn) after selling shares in its initial public offering (IPO).
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Kosovo ex-PM detained in Slovenia

June 17, 2015 - 8:12pm
Kosovo's former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj is detained in Slovenia over an investigation into war crimes during the late 1990s.
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BBC trials 'mind-control TV' headset

June 17, 2015 - 8:07pm
The BBC, in collaboration with tech company This Place, develops a way people can select TV programmes using a cheap, brainwave-reading headset.
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France's unease over Napoleon legacy

June 17, 2015 - 7:48pm
Why France would rather ignore Waterloo anniversary
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Nepal's mountains off limits to tourists

June 17, 2015 - 7:17pm
Why farmers and tourists are avoiding Nepal's peaks
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Bulgaria tightens up border with razor wire

June 17, 2015 - 7:14pm
Bulgaria's staging post for migrants
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VIDEO: Migration on Bulgaria's border

June 17, 2015 - 7:13pm
Bulgaria faces a constant influx of migrants. across its Turkish border.
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VIDEO: Drone users anticipate new US rules

June 17, 2015 - 7:10pm
US Aviation officials are moving up plans to let individuals and businesses use drones for commercial purposes. They say rules could be in place within a year, much earlier than earlier forecasts.
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VIDEO: Sizing up the Dutch height explosion

June 17, 2015 - 7:08pm
Short BBC reporter investigates why the Dutch are so tall
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The great Moldovan bank robbery

June 17, 2015 - 7:08pm
The great Moldovan bank robbery - and the UK's role
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VIDEO: How do the Dutch eat herring?

June 17, 2015 - 7:07pm
The Dutch love to eat herring and now that herring season is under way, Anna Holligan looks at what all the fuss is about.
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VIDEO: India's yoga-practising train drivers

June 17, 2015 - 7:04pm
The railway authorities in India are offering yoga sessions to help train drivers deal with stress.
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Students given £400,000 compensation

June 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
Universities in England and Wales paid £400,000 in compensation to students last year, following complaints over issues including degree classification.
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VIDEO: China to crack down on Uighur runaways

June 17, 2015 - 6:51pm
The Chinese government has pledged to crack down on Uighurs who, it says, are escaping and signing up with Islamic State.
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Farah 'missed two drugs tests'

June 17, 2015 - 6:50pm
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah missed two drugs tests in the two years leading up to London 2012, claims the Daily Mail.
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England Women 2-1 Colombia Women

June 17, 2015 - 6:30pm
England will play Norway in the Women's World Cup last 16 after beating Colombia to finish second in Group F.
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Best win for a long time - Swann

June 17, 2015 - 6:24pm
England's chase of 350 to beat New Zealand is the one-day side's greatest win in a long time, says ex-spinner Graeme Swann.
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Thursday's gossip column

June 17, 2015 - 6:24pm
Man City want Jack Wilshere, Petr Cech set for Arsenal move, fans worry about Fifa 16 front cover, plus more.
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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.