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Ukad 'in jeopardy' over cuts threat

October 23, 2015 - 10:58am
The head of the UK's national anti-doping agency says the body is is "in jeopardy" because of potential government funding cuts.
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Zuma freezes student fees amid protests

October 23, 2015 - 10:42am
South Africa President Jacob Zuma rules out any increases in university tuition fees for next year after more than a week of protests by students.
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Root and Cook lead England reply

October 23, 2015 - 10:18am
Joe Root hits 76 not out and Alastair Cook 65 as England close on 182-3 after bowling Pakistan out for 378 in the second Test.
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TalkTalk boss 'receives ransom email'

October 23, 2015 - 10:11am
The head of TalkTalk says she has received an email demanding a ransom from a group purporting to be behind the cyber-attack suffered by the company.
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Pocock and Folau return for Wallabies

October 23, 2015 - 9:26am
Australia pair David Pocock and Israel Folau return to the side for Sunday's World Cup semi-final with Argentina.
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Paul Ryan to run for US House speaker

October 23, 2015 - 9:21am
Paul Ryan sets aside some initial reluctance and announces he is going to run for speaker of the US House of Representatives.
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Mourinho team monitor 'shove' reports

October 23, 2015 - 9:05am
Jose Mourinho's legal team are "closely monitoring" reports of an incident in which the Chelsea boss allegedly shoved a boy.
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India council condemns writer attacks

October 23, 2015 - 8:57am
India's literary council condemns recent attacks on writers, while about 100 writers stage a march against what they call rising intolerance.
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Slovenia seeks EU help over migrants

October 23, 2015 - 8:28am
Slovenia asks the EU for extra police and equipment as it struggles with thousands of migrants entering from Croatia.
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VIDEO: Stun grenades fired at S Africa protest

October 23, 2015 - 8:20am
Police in Pretoria fire stun grenades and use water cannon to try and prevent protesters breaking into the seat of government there.
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Chafee drops out of White House race

October 23, 2015 - 8:16am
Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee says he is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race.
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China cuts key interest rate to 4.35%

October 23, 2015 - 8:03am
China cuts its one-year benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 4.35%, the central bank announces.
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Police clash with SA students

October 23, 2015 - 7:46am
South African police fire stun grenades as thousands of students gather in the capital, Pretoria, where the president is meeting their leaders over tuition fees.
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Clutha pilot flew on after fuel warning

October 23, 2015 - 7:45am
A pilot whose helicopter crashed onto the Clutha bar in Glasgow, killing 10 people, did not follow protocol and flew on despite low fuel warnings, it emerges.
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Sunderland v Newcastle United

October 23, 2015 - 7:35am
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby in the Premier League between Sunderland and Newcastle.
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One dead in US university shooting

October 23, 2015 - 7:05am
One person is shot dead and two others wounded in a shooting incident at Tennessee State University in Nashville, US police say.
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Snow leopards face 'new threat'

October 23, 2015 - 6:55am
Warmer temperatures are threatening to shrink the habitat of the snow leopard, the big cat already struggling against extinction, a report says.
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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.