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Warning over prison radicalisation

April 7, 2015 - 4:52am
Staff shortages are making it harder to tackle Islamic radicalisation in England's prisons, the former head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office warns.
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Horrocks to play Teletubbies phone

April 7, 2015 - 4:51am
Jane Horrocks, Jim Broadbent and Fearne Cotton are to provide voices for the new series of CBeebies show Teletubbies.
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Bolt ready for world titles defence

April 7, 2015 - 4:50am
Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt has made "significant strides" as he bids to defend his world 100m and 200m titles.
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A&E waiting hits new worst level

April 7, 2015 - 4:38am
The NHS in England has missed its four-hour A&E waiting time target for the past three months with performance dropping to its lowest level for a decade, figures show.
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VIDEO: Afghan government 'failing women'

April 7, 2015 - 4:19am
Amnesty International has said the Afghan government is not doing enough to support those who stand up for women's rights in the country.
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Illegal downloaders face exposure

April 7, 2015 - 4:06am
An Australian court orders internet service providers to hand over details of customers accused of illegally downloading a US movie.
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Blast rocks China chemical plant

April 7, 2015 - 4:06am
An explosion and blaze rip through a plant manufacturing the controversial chemical PX in Fujian province in eastern China.
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Lost boy found after five days

April 7, 2015 - 2:48am
An 11-year-old Australian boy with autism who went missing at a campsite in Victoria, Australia, is found after five days.
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I can win the Masters, says Woods

April 7, 2015 - 2:38am
Tiger Woods believes he now has the "right game" to win a 15th major as he declared himself ready for the Masters.
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Parties row over GP opening hours

April 7, 2015 - 2:32am
Almost 600 fewer GP surgeries in England now open at evenings and weekends than before 2010, says Labour, but its figures are disputed by ministers.
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Rahul Gandhi returning from break

April 7, 2015 - 2:26am
India's main opposition Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is returning to politics after a leave of absence of nearly two months, his party says.
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VIDEO: Michelle Obama's funky dance moves

April 7, 2015 - 2:14am
Michelle Obama danced on stage on Easter Sunday for her "Let's Move!" initiative encouraging children to exercise and eat healthily.
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VIDEO: Secrets of American Pie revealed?

April 7, 2015 - 2:02am
The original manuscript to Don McLean's iconic song American Pie is up for auction in New York - with an estimated value of $1.5m.
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Nanjing mayor jailed for 15 years

April 7, 2015 - 1:56am
The former mayor of Nanjing, Ji Jianye, is sentenced to 15 years in jail for corruption, the latest official felled by China's crackdown.
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VIDEO: Between war and peace 20 years on

April 7, 2015 - 1:30am
Rayhan Demytrie reports from Nagorno-Karabakh, the region that is the subject of a 'frozen' conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
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Couple's bodies found in trunks

April 7, 2015 - 12:16am
The naked bodies of a man and woman are found in trunks in the Indian state of Haryana in what police suspect is a case of honour killing.
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What do American Pie's lyrics really mean?

April 6, 2015 - 11:49pm
What do American Pie's lyrics really mean?
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Japan's stocks lead Asian markets up

April 6, 2015 - 11:33pm
Shares in Japan led Asian stocks higher on Monday, boosted by a weaker yen and gains from Wall Street overnight.
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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.