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VIDEO: Navy helping Britons leave Libya

August 3, 2014 - 6:03am
Rana Jawad reports from Tripoli on the evacuation by the Royal Navy of Britons caught up in fighting between militias in Libya.
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Tributes to 'wonderful' Mike Smith

August 3, 2014 - 5:48am
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59, his company says.
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Adcocks surge to mixed doubles gold

August 3, 2014 - 5:38am
Chris and Gabby Adcock beat Chris Langridge and Heather Olver to win the Commonwealth mixed doubles badminton title.
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Whiplash assessment charges slashed

August 3, 2014 - 5:35am
Charges for medical reports on people in England and Wales who say they have suffered whiplash are to be cut in a bid to tackle the "compensation culture".
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Armitstead wins women's road race gold

August 3, 2014 - 5:29am
England's Lizzie Armistead and Emma Pooley win gold and silver in the women's road race at the Commonwealth Games.
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China gives Xinjiang death toll

August 3, 2014 - 4:01am
China gives the first definitive death toll, 37 civilians, in what it calls a gang attack last week in the eastern province of Xinjiang.
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Lethal flood hits Italy festival

August 3, 2014 - 3:53am
Four people are killed and 20 others injured after a flash flood tore through a festival in a village near Venice in northern Italy.
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VIDEO: Sour grapes? Italian winemakers at war

August 3, 2014 - 3:45am
The natural wine movement in Italy says their product is 'true' to wine drunk in the middle ages but has caused controversy in the industry. Alan Johnson reports from Tuscany.
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Troops killed in Lebanon border raid

August 3, 2014 - 2:59am
Eight Lebanese soldiers are killed in clashes with Syrian rebels who raided the border town of Arsal in Lebanon.
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Israel says missing soldier is dead

August 3, 2014 - 2:03am
The Israeli military says soldier Hadar Goldin, reported missing in Gaza on Friday, is dead, as PM Netanyahu says its operation there will continue.
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Syrian rebels raid Lebanese town

August 3, 2014 - 1:46am
There are scenes of chaos as Islamist rebels from Syria raid a border town in Lebanon, killing members of the security forces and abducting others.
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Sunday's gossip column

August 3, 2014 - 1:17am
Liverpool show interest in Balotelli, Arsenal keen on Hummels, Spurs ready to make Bony move, plus more.
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VIDEO: Inside town bearing brunt of strikes

August 2, 2014 - 9:06pm
Since a 72-hour ceasefire collapsed, bombings in Gaza have been intense and hospitals are struggling to cope with the number of casualties.
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Calls for clearer surrogacy rules

August 2, 2014 - 7:54pm
Campaigners call for clearer rules after a Thai woman was left with a Down's syndrome baby when an Australian couple refused to take him.
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Babcock predicts Clyde job losses

August 2, 2014 - 7:09pm
The defence contractor Babcock warns its Clyde-based workforce that Scottish independence could lead to job losses.
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Will Modi's Nepal visit mark a change in India's water policy?

August 2, 2014 - 6:59pm
Will PM's Nepal visit mark a change in India's water policy?
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Has Panama weaned itself off drugs?

August 2, 2014 - 6:52pm
Has Panama weaned itself off narcotics and corruption?
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Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

August 2, 2014 - 6:46pm
Apple selfies - and other top trends of the week
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Man Utd beat Real before 109,318 crowd

August 2, 2014 - 6:36pm
Ashley Young hits a brace and Javier Hernandez scores as Manchester United defeat Real Madrid 3-1 in front of 109,318 fans.
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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.