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Tonga volcano: New images reveal scale of damage after tsunami


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:35:54 GMT

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Trees are torn down and buildings ripped apart following Saturday's tsunami triggered by a volcano.

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Ukraine: Blinken in Kyiv urges Russia to take peaceful path


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 14:00:07 GMT

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Russia denies any plan to attack Ukraine but tensions are high as Russian troops carry out drills.

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Joe Biden one year: How is he doing so far?


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 08:31:40 GMT

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Twelve months in, how is he doing? Here's a visual guide to the ups and downs of the Biden presidency.

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Fanta Bility: US officers charged with fatally shooting girl


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 02:46:11 GMT

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Prosecutors drop charges against two teens who were accused of provoking the police to open fire.

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Is historic Rome villa the world's most valuable property?


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:01:40 GMT

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The BBC’s Rome correspondent Mark Lowen takes a look inside Villa Aurora, which failed to sell at auction.

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Andre Leon Talley: Former Vogue creative director dies aged 73


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:24:41 GMT

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Andre Leon Talley was credited with getting more black models into the fashion industry.

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Covid: WHO warns pandemic not over amid Europe case records


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 06:58:46 GMT

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France reports nearly half a million new daily cases, with records also broken in Italy and Denmark.

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Johnson told by own MP: In the name of God, go


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:12:05 GMT

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The veteran Conservative backbencher has dramatically called for Boris Johnson to resign.

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Rollout of 5G at US airports postponed


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 20:15:26 GMT

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Airlines have pushed for postponement, saying risks from 5G will force them to cancel flights.

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Winter Olympics: Athletes warned over speaking out on human rights issues


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:18:28 GMT

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Athletes at next month's Beijing Winter Olympics face punishment for behaviour that is against the spirit of the games or Chinese rules, an official has said.

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US Capitol riot committee issues subpoena to Rudy Giuliani


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:27:01 GMT

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The former Trump lawyer is among four aides slapped with subpoenas by the congressional inquiry.

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Britney Spears issues cease and desist letter to sister Jamie Lynn over book


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:42:13 GMT

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The singer accuses Jamie Lynn Spears of promoting "false or fantastical grievances" in her new book.

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Essex lorry deaths: Trafficking gang ringleader jailed in Belgium


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:13:16 GMT

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Vo Van Hong is given 15 years in prison for running a gang that trafficked some of the victims.

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Bali bombings: Indonesia jails top militant over deadly nightclub attacks


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:23:00 GMT

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An Indonesian court sentences a leader of the Islamist group that carried out the attacks to 15 years.

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Hana Horka: Czech singer dies after catching Covid intentionally


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:16:48 GMT

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Hana Horka's son tells the BBC his mother was unvaccinated but wanted to acquire immunity.

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Covid: Face mask rules and Covid passes to end in England


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:49:04 GMT

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Working from home guidance will also end next Thursday as England reverts to "Plan A", Boris Johnson says.

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Ashling Murphy: Further arrest in murder investigation


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:34:30 GMT

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Irish police are questioning a man about withholding information over the killing of Ashling Murphy.

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Tonga tsunami: Before and after eruption


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:03:08 GMT

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Satellite and aerial images show impact of eruption of underwater volcano near Tonga island chain.

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Tonga tsunami: Pita Taufatofua starts fundraiser for home island crisis relief


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:17:30 GMT

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Pita Taufatofua has said the funds can be used to help hospitals, schools and for water purification.

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Sania Mirza: India tennis star to retire after 2022 season


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:22:43 GMT

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Sania Mirza, a former Wimbledon doubles champion, is one of India's most celebrated sports stars.

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In pictures: Stunning Wolf Moon dazzles around the world


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:17:39 GMT

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Photographers across the globe captured the lunar event alongside some spectacular landscapes.

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What's Wordle and why do millions love it?


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:57:10 GMT

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The online word game Wordle has attracted millions of daily users - including Countdown's Susie Dent.

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Tonga eruption: How its impact spread so widely and violently


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:23:14 GMT

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The impact of a massive eruption in Pacific has been felt around the world.

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'World first' vegan violin created using berries and pears in Malvern


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:31:23 GMT

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Wild berries, steamed pear and local spring water have been used to create the instrument.

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Purges and piranhas: Why we love a crazy North Korea story


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:01:21 GMT

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North Korea is frequently the subject of news stories in Western media. But many stories are unfounded or blown out of proportion.

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Joe Biden one year on: Has the United States become ungovernable?


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:51:50 GMT

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A president who promised to unite the country is even unable to bring his own party together.

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The women facing rape threats and abuses on Clubhouse


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:11:16 GMT

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The women say right-wing trolls in India targeted them for criticising Narendra Modi and his government.

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Winter Olympics 2022: China sells Xinjiang as a winter sports hub


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:05:46 GMT

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Many foreign firms hoping to ride the Olympics boom are investing heavily in the troubled region.

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Somali survivor: The resilience of living through serial suicide attacks


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:07:24 GMT

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Former BBC reporter Mohamed Moalimu is recovering after being targeted on Sunday in Somalia.

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5G phones: How serious is the threat to US flights?


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:56:27 GMT

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Ten leading US airlines are warning that the expansion of 5G services could be disastrous.

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Mexico missing: 'If I find a body, I recover a piece of my son'


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:01:47 GMT

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With nearly 100,000 disappeared people in Mexico, families have taken on the search themselves.

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Should bad science be censored on social media?


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:08:42 GMT

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A Royal Society report recommends against censoring scientific misinformation online.

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Meet the youngest president elected by EU Parliament


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:05:28 GMT

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Roberta Metsola, from Malta, was asked by journalists about her record of being anti-abortion.

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Jose Mourinho: Is Portuguese manager running out of time at Roma?


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 06:17:20 GMT

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Jose Mourinho was once dismissive of the Europa League - now Europe's new third-tier Conference League could be key to his chances of success as manager at Roma.

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Maxwell smashes 154 off 64 balls to break Big Bash record


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:58:53 GMT

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Glenn Maxwell hits 154 for Melbourne Stars against Hobart Hurricanes to break the record for the highest individual score in the Big Bash League.

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Smith could be a brilliant 10 for England but needs Farrell - Jones


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:51:21 GMT

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England fly-half Marcus Smith "could be an absolutely brilliant 10", but needs the help of Owen Farrell to "run the game for him", says head coach Eddie Jones.

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McIlroy taking inspiration from Woods at start of new season


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:36:58 GMT

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Rory McIlroy says he is keen to learn from the winning formula which brought Tiger Woods so much success in his heyday as he begins his 2022 season in Abu Dhabi.

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'Hermit' Barty & Osaka both race through at Australian Open


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:20:39 GMT

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World number one Ashleigh Barty says continuing to live like a "hermit" is helping her breeze through the Australian Open draw.

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Nadal cruises into Australian Open third round


Created: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:12:11 GMT

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Rafael Nadal eases past Yannick Hanfmann to reach the third round of the Australian Open and continue his bid for a 21st Grand Slam tile.

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Specialist mental health unit failures exposed by patients


Created: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 02:04:30 GMT

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Patients say they’ve been placed in unsafe environments, often far from home.

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Secret audio sheds light on toppled dictator’s frantic last hours


Created: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 00:10:44 GMT

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The BBC has obtained extraordinary recordings believed to be of phone calls made by Tunisian ex president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali as he flew out of the country in 2011.

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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Why Brussels fears Europe is 'closest to war' in decades


Created: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 19:19:33 GMT

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Fears are rising over Russia's plans to shake up the region, writes BBC Europe editor Katya Adler.

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