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UK MP murder suspect detained under Terrorism Act


Created: Sun, 17 Oct 2021 03:22:09 GMT

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The man arrested on suspicion of murdering Sir David Amess is Ali Harbi Ali, Whitehall officials tell the BBC.

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Sudan: Protesters demand military coup as crisis deepens


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 20:53:56 GMT

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The protests come as tensions rise between civilian and military rulers.

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Macron condemns 'unforgivable' 1961 massacre of Algerians in Paris


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:51:20 GMT

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The 1961 Paris massacre was denied or concealed by French governments for decades.

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Robert Durst: US millionaire hospitalised with Covid after life sentence


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:28:34 GMT

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Robert Durst was on Thursday convicted of murder and is a suspect in two other deaths.

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Venezuelan President Maduro's close aide extradited to US


Created: Sun, 17 Oct 2021 02:04:39 GMT

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Venezuela halted talks with the opposition after Alex Saab was flown from Cape Verde to the US.

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Pigs at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport help to keep skies safe


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:02:11 GMT

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A team of 20 at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is part of a range of measures being used to reduce bird-strikes.

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian aid worker loses court appeal in Iran


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:19:51 GMT

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Her family has told the BBC that they fear she could be returned to jail at any time.

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Australian police make record $104m heroin seizure


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 15:48:08 GMT

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The 450kg-haul was concealed in a shipment of ceramic tiles sent to Melbourne from Malaysia.

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Covid: Russia's daily deaths pass 1,000 for first time


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:34:01 GMT

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Infections continue to soar as the Kremlin struggles to persuade people to get vaccinated.

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Matt Hancock's United Nations role withdrawn


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 15:44:43 GMT

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His appointment to the UN's economic commission for Africa was announced earlier this week.

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Myanmar army general Min Aung Hlaing excluded from leaders' summit


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:15:50 GMT

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South East Asian countries decide not to invite the military coup leader to their meeting.

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Dormice favoured by Italian mafia seized in drugs raid


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:11:45 GMT

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Italian police search a cannabis farm and seize a stash of 235 frozen dormice - a mafia delicacy.

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Man Utd defend decision to fly 100 miles to Leicester for Premier League game


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 10:03:55 GMT

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Manchester United defend their commitment to clean energy despite deciding to fly to their Premier League game at Leicester.

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Breast cancer: 'Both my husband and I survived the disease'


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:04:13 GMT

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Pat and Mark James both survived breast cancer, and want to warn "macho" men they could get it too.

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Art mistake: Cardiff artwork washed off by cleaners in error


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 15:55:56 GMT

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Artwork aiming to make Cardiff more "vibrant and welcoming" is removed in error by cleaning crews.

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Pablo Escobar: Colombia sterilises drug lord's hippos


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 06:40:11 GMT

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Scientists are concerned about the impact of the rogue non-native herd near Escobar's former ranch.

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Week in pictures: 9 - 15 October 2021


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 00:57:50 GMT

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A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken this week.

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The mystery of how long Covid damages our memory


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 01:04:43 GMT

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Since Chrissy Gibson was diagnosed with Covid-19, she has had to re-learn many aspects of her life.

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Adele Easy On Me: 'There's still a stigma about getting divorced when young'


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:51:58 GMT

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For people who've been affected by divorce, Easy On Me is more than just another Adele ballad.

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Covid boosters: Who needs them and how do they help?


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 22:57:42 GMT

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A panel of advisers has just voted to recommend a Moderna booster - the latest on who's eligible.

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Ros Atkins on… China-Taiwan tensions


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 23:01:10 GMT

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Ros Atkins examines why tensions between China and Taiwan have increased over recent weeks.

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Christchurch: New Zealand city parts ways with its wizard


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:07:15 GMT

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Christchurch was the only city in the world with its own official wizard.

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Queensland, Australia: Motorcycle thief flees crime scene on tractor


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 12:57:08 GMT

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Police officers chased the suspect through the streets in Queensland, Australia.

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Prof Sarah Gilbert, Covid vaccine creator: Now let’s take on 12 more diseases


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:04:16 GMT

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Prof Dame Sarah Gilbert says medical science has transformed ambitions for new vaccines.

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How a massacre of Algerians in Paris was covered up


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:08:56 GMT

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French police killed up to 300 people in 1961, throwing some of them into the River Seine to drown them.

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The Chinese film beating Bond and Marvel at the box office


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:47:41 GMT

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The success of The Battle at Lake Changjin is bad news for Hollywood which wants to grow in China.

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Apparently, it's the next big thing. What is the metaverse?


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:09:28 GMT

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What does it mean, and what have Facebook and Fortnite got to do with it?

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Channel smugglers step up risks to outfox France and UK


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 01:09:45 GMT

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The number of migrants crossing has doubled in a year, so why is it proving so hard to stop their smugglers?

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Viewpoint: Why Ethiopia's Tigray region is starving, but no famine declared


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 01:12:05 GMT

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Despite mass starvation in northern Ethiopia, aid officials are not calling the situation a famine.

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Shipping disruption: Why are so many queuing to get to the US?


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 01:14:39 GMT

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A surge in demand for toys and sports equipment has contributed to logjams at US ports.

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Squid Game: The rise of Korean drama addiction


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 09:53:53 GMT

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Finished Squid Game? Here's a quick lowdown on other K-dramas for new converts.

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'They will hang me': Afghan interpreters blocked by UK seek appeal


Created: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 23:10:18 GMT

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Former interpreters fear for their lives after the UK blocks their evacuation on security grounds.

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Produce Pandas: The plus-size musicians making waves in China


Created: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 23:48:24 GMT

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As stars are criticised for being image-obsessed, more relatable celebrities have become popular.

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Match-winner Chilwell praises Chelsea resilience as they beat Brentford to regain top spot


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 19:55:56 GMT

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Chelsea return to the top of the Premier League as Ben Chilwell's strike clinches victory against west London neighbours Brentford.

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Britain's Norrie reaches Indian Wells final with win over Dimitrov


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:04:54 GMT

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Britain's Cameron Norrie reaches his first Masters 1,000 final at Indian Wells as he beats Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets.

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Man City beat stubborn Burnley as Sterling makes rare start


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 16:15:54 GMT

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Goals from Bernardo Silva and Kevin de Bruyne give defending champions Manchester City a hard-earned victory over struggling Burnley at Etihad Stadium.

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'I'd pick Lawrence first in the draft again' - Bell backs Jaguars rookie to shine in London


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 05:09:40 GMT

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Jason Bell and Osi Umenyiora explain all you need to know heading into the second and last of this year's London games.

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Biennial World Cup plan a threat to other sports - IOC


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:53:36 GMT

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The International Olympic Committee believes Fifa's plans to hold a men's World Cup every two years pose a threat to other sports and gender equality.

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Man Utd must change something after conceding more 'stupid' goals - Pogba


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 19:17:39 GMT

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Paul Pogba says Manchester United need to "change something" after suffering their second defeat in three Premier League games.

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Sir David Amess killing casts shadow over Leigh-on-Sea constituency


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 13:37:40 GMT

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Constituents in Leigh-on-Sea mourn Sir David Amess as they try to make sense of what happened.

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Sir David Amess killing: Security for politicians is a global dilemma


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 19:20:46 GMT

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Why the need to be a people's representative and the need for personal safety are in constant conflict.

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Sir David Amess: Fun, friendly and always outspoken


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 18:29:59 GMT

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The Tory MP was a backbencher of the old school who fought for the causes he cared about.

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What we know so far


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:17:31 GMT

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What happened, what we know about the suspect, who the MP was, and what witnesses saw.

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'David Amess was my best friend': Essex town in grief


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:08:06 GMT

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Residents choke back tears on the streets of Leigh-on Sea as they remember their compassionate MP.

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Climate change: Is the UK on track to meet its targets?


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 10:01:38 GMT

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With weeks to go until the UK hosts a global climate summit, is the government on track to meet its own commitments?

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What is climate change? A really simple guide


Created: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 12:50:38 GMT

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World temperatures are rising because of human activity, and climate change now threatens every aspect of human life.

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COP26: What is the Glasgow climate conference and why is it important?


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:18:59 GMT

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A crucial climate change summit is being held in the UK - this is why it's important.

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Climate change food calculator: What's your diet's carbon footprint?


Created: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 06:34:55 GMT

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Check the environmental impact of what you eat and drink.

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Why China's climate policy matters to us all


Created: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 16:47:45 GMT

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The global battle against climate change is likely to be won or lost in China.

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The flood that drowned American dreams


Created: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 23:58:46 GMT

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Immigrant deaths in New York's floods lay bare the 'climate apartheid' wrought by extreme weather.

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Black scientists say UK research is institutionally racist


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 22:16:11 GMT

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Senior black scientists tell the BBC they believe UK science to be "institutionally racist".

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Drugs, arms, and terror: A high-profile defector on Kim's North Korea


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 23:08:59 GMT

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A former colonel describes a leadership making cash by any means, from drug factories to illegal arms deals.

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The Kansas case that could change how rape is charged


Created: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 00:28:38 GMT

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In a US first, a citizen-convened jury will decide whether a violent encounter warrants rape charges.

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Wayne Jenkins from behind bars: 'I sold drugs as a dirty cop'


Created: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 18:53:53 GMT

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He led a rogue police force who were jailed for a long list of crimes. Now in a BBC exclusive he explains why.

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'How I escaped a hidden world of gangs and exploitation'


Created: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 16:00:09 GMT

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Aliyah's smile conceals a lifetime of abuse - and experts warn her experience is all too common among a forgotten group of girls.

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One of the darkest moments in Brazilian football - and the divide that still runs deep


Created: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 23:02:19 GMT

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A home Copa America in 1989 became a flashpoint in north-eastern Brazil's persistent struggles with prejudice and poverty.

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In need of modernisation? The UK’s housing crisis close up


Created: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 00:56:06 GMT

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Thousands of people are saving to get on the property ladder - but not everyone who gets on it is a winner. Five stories from the UK’s ever-changing housing market.

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