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VIDEO: Plane skids off New York runway

March 5, 2015 - 6:40pm
A passenger airliner has skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport in New York City, as a major winter storm bore down on a large part of the US.
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Fifa ethics boss 'won't take orders'

March 5, 2015 - 6:27pm
Fifa's new ethics chief Cornel Borbely says "nobody will interfere" with his task of tackling corruption.
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VIDEO: China's 'tough stance' on corruption

March 5, 2015 - 6:16pm
China's Premier Li Keqiang has admitted that his country is facing big challenges.
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IS 'bulldozes' Iraq ancient site

March 5, 2015 - 6:14pm
Islamic State (IS) militants have begun bulldozing the ruins of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraqi government officials say.
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In pictures: Child migrants on Lampedusa

March 5, 2015 - 6:07pm
Child migrants live in limbo on Italian island of Lampedusa
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Boston victim 'spotted bomber’

March 5, 2015 - 6:05pm
A man who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombings told the court that he locked eyes with one of the bombers just before the attack.
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VIDEO: Elderly, widowed, her home destroyed

March 5, 2015 - 5:55pm
There is little relief for civilians caught up in the conflict in Ukraine, as Fergal Keane reports.
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#Besomebody backfires at Texas school

March 5, 2015 - 5:48pm
Students reject app founder's motivational message
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PLO ends Israel security assistance

March 5, 2015 - 5:41pm
The Palestine Liberation Organisation ends security co-operation with Israel which dates back to the 1993 Oslo Accords.
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Overheard on the ladies' coach

March 5, 2015 - 4:51pm
The interesting things you hear in a women-only carriage
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Banker lost job 'after risk fears'

March 5, 2015 - 4:42pm
A banker who claims he lost his job after raising concerns about his employer will have his case heard at a full employment tribunal hearing after losing a preliminary hearing.
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Argentina prosecutor 'was murdered'

March 5, 2015 - 4:41pm
Independent tests show that Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was deliberately killed, his family says, ruling out accident or suicide.
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Cisse accepts FA spitting charge

March 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse accepts a Football Association charge of spitting at Manchester United's Jonny Evans.
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Plane skids off New York runway

March 5, 2015 - 3:26pm
A passenger plane has skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport in New York City amid snowy conditions.
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VIDEO: On board the ship searching for MH370

March 5, 2015 - 3:24pm
This weekend will mark a year since the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared soon after take off on route from Kuala Lumpar to Beijing.
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Top US circus to end elephant act

March 5, 2015 - 2:42pm
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus said it plans to stop using the animals by 2018.
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Film-maker defends India rape film

March 5, 2015 - 2:09pm
A British film-maker defends her documentary about the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, hours after Indian authorities launch a slew of legal action.
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S Sudan peace deal deadline missed

March 5, 2015 - 1:59pm
Peace talks aimed at ending the South Sudan conflict are extended indefinitely after the government and rebels miss the deadline for a deal.
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VIDEO: 'How I got the India rapist interview'

March 5, 2015 - 1:33pm
A film director has told the BBC how she obtained a controversial interview with an Indian rapist on death row.
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Polish MPs offered military training

March 5, 2015 - 1:31pm
Parliamentarians in Poland will be offered military training because of fears that the war in Ukraine could spread to neighbouring countries.
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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.