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VIDEO: Beyonce, Miley and a wardrobe problem

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:08
Sparking less outrage than 2013 but with dazzling performances, this year's MTV Video Music Awards did not disappoint.
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Australia tycoon makes China apology

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:58
Australian billionaire Clive Palmer apologises for calling the Chinese government "mongrels", after widespread criticism of his comments.
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Sherlock in triple Emmy Awards win

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:55
BBC One drama Sherlock wins a hat-trick of awards at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, including prizes for Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.
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Australia sued over asylum detainees

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:06
Asylum-seekers detained on Christmas Island, including a six-year-old child, sue the Australian government over inadequate health care.
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Five dead in S Korea flash floods

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:39
Flash floods brought on by heavy rain in south-eastern South Korea have killed at least five people, rescue officials say.
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Protests point to Macau awakening

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:37
Demonstrations suggest Macau political awakening
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Gut bugs 'help prevent allergies'

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:15
Bacteria which naturally live inside our digestive system can help prevent food allergies, according to animal research.
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Australian carriers grant phone use

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:13
Travellers on Qantas and Virgin Australia will be able to use their mobile phones and other electronic devices during flights from today.
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Is this woman an apostate?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:00
Is Kate Kelly really an apostate? Why the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints excommunicated a woman for campaigning to change the priesthood.
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Rain shuts Burning Man opening day

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:44
Burning Man, the annual counterculture event in the desert of northern Nevada, has been closed on opening day amid rare heavy rains.
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Violent clashes at carnival finale

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:26
Three men are stabbed and two police officers are injured in a series of violent clashes at the Notting Hill carnival in west London.
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Postal ballot papers to be sent out

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:21
Local councils are set to begin sending out postal ballot papers for the Scottish independence referendum.
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Hurricane Marie: Thousands affected

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:13
Hurricane Marie has affected 10,000 families in Mexico's Pacific Coast, where the search continues for three missing fisherman whose boat capsized on Sunday.
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Magnetic levitation in 3D advances

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:51
Harvard researchers develop a system to orientate small objects in any direction using magnetic levitation.
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VIDEO: Into the fire with the 'smokejumpers'

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:48
The 'smokejumpers' battling blazes in the American wilderness
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World's rarest bird needs new home

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:34
The last remaining population of the world's rarest bird, the Madagascar pochard, needs a new wetland home if it is to thrive again, a study reveals.
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The death list that names 5,000 victims

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:33
How prosecutors are using a 34-year-old document to track the people who killed 5,000 victims in the 1970s.
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VIDEO: Afghan women get US fashion education

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:28
US female entrepreneur helps her Afghan counterpart
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Sandhurst and the sheikhs

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:16
Why do so many Gulf royals receive military training in the UK?
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Colombian anti-groping squad goes to work

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:12
The police squad fighting groping on Bogota's public transport
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