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Chad's President Idriss Déby dies after clashes with rebels


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:13:26 GMT

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Idriss Déby dies just hours after provisional election results set him on course for a sixth term.

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Covid-19: US to advise against travel to 80% of countries


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:57:30 GMT

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Coronavirus continues to pose "unprecedented risks to travellers", the US state department says.

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine: EU regulator says blood clot very rare side effect


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:59:34 GMT

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The EU's drugs regulator says the benefits of the Covid-19 vaccine still outweigh the risks.

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George Floyd: US city on edge as jury deliberates Chauvin verdict


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:20:48 GMT

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Security is ramped up in Minneapolis as jurors retire in the trial into the death of George Floyd.

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Covid in Uttar Pradesh: Coronavirus overwhelms India's most populous state


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:47:21 GMT

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With a population larger than Brazil, an Indian state struggles to cope as Covid-19 sweeps through it.

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James Charles: YouTube temporarily demonetises beauty influencer


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 08:56:36 GMT

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The YouTuber admitted sending sexually explicit messages to 16-year-old boys earlier this month.

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Princess Latifa: UN calls for 'concrete' proof of life from UAE


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 16:08:55 GMT

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Human rights experts urge the UAE to provide "evidence" the daughter of Dubai's ruler is still alive.

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Big cats: US senators seek ban on private ownership of lions and tigers


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:34:59 GMT

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A bill to end private ownership of lions and tigers is proposed by a bipartisan group of lawmakers.

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George Floyd death: Congresswoman denies inciting violence


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 03:18:12 GMT

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Maxine Waters told protesters to "stay on the streets" and "fight for justice".

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US killer requests death by firing squad in Nevada


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:04:07 GMT

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Zane Michael Floyd was sentenced to death for the fatal shooting of four people in Nevada in 1999.

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Derek Chauvin trial: Key moments from 14 days of testimony


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 20:41:28 GMT

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Watch the most critical exchanges from 14 days of testimony at the trial over the death of George Floyd.

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Facebook downplays data breach in internal email


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:17:02 GMT

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Its strategy appears to be to "normalise" the incident and and hope media coverage will die down.

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Russia plans its own space station in 2025


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 13:52:16 GMT

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The International Space Station is nearing the end of its life and Russia is working on a new module.

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Moment Indian rail worker saves child


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:08:07 GMT

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Mayur Shelke sprang into action when a six-year-old boy fell on to the tracks.

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Former US Vice-President Walter Mondale dies aged 93


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 03:36:27 GMT

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Jimmy Carter's running mate lost heavily to Ronald Reagan in the 1984 presidential election.

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Brian Sicknick: US Capitol riot policeman 'died of natural causes'


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:30:01 GMT

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Officials say Brian Sicknick died after suffering two strokes, a day after being confronted by rioters.

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France seeks conspiracy theorist over kidnapping


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 16:52:08 GMT

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Police issue an international warrant after a little French girl is abducted and rescued.

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Super League will 'save football' - Real president


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:47:45 GMT

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The European Super League has been created "to save football", says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.

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Germany CDU: Armin Laschet backed by Merkel party in chancellor race


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:26:33 GMT

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Armin Laschet wins the backing of the CDU executive for the chancellor's job in September's elections.

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Morrissey accuses Simpsons of 'complete ignorance'


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:19:03 GMT

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The pop star says he will not sue, despite the "hatred" shown towards him in a recent episode.

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Australia ditches milkshake sex education video amid furore


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:34:25 GMT

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The Australian campaign aimed to teach about respectful relationships but was widely criticised.

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How Biden's $2tn idea ranks in US history


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:13:33 GMT

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Where does President Biden's infrastructure plan rank among the largest projects in American history?

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George Floyd death: Three Americans assess Derek Chauvin trial


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 21:39:21 GMT

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A retired police veteran, a Minnesota resident and a black political hopeful share their thoughts.

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New species of dinosaur unearthed in Chile's Atacama desert


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 11:22:38 GMT

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Scientists found remains of the sauropod in rocks from what is today the Atacama desert.

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'I would like Russia to be more free'


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:00:35 GMT

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The BBC's Steve Rosenberg travels 2,000 miles east of Moscow to gauge the mood of ordinary Russians.

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How a bicycle tripled one woman's income


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:17:12 GMT

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"You realise what a bicycle can do. It's a catalyst for unlocking so much potential."

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Redonda: The Caribbean island transformed into an eco haven


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:20:27 GMT

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After invasive rats and goats were removed from Redonda, the island's wildlife has been thriving.

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Handcuffed, blindfolded and beaten on Libya's front line


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:01:52 GMT

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Special correspondent Feras Kilani on what it's been like to cover the 10 years since Colonel Gaddafi was deposed and killed.

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Moment Nasa reacts to flight


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:13:34 GMT

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The space agency is celebrating the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft on another world.

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Prince Philip funeral: Duke of Edinburgh laid to rest


Created: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 17:18:48 GMT

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The service was held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

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The Zurich students living cheaply in a luxury hotel


Created: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:00:46 GMT

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Students in one of the world's most expensive cities get stunning views of Zurich in a former business hotel.

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ICYMI: Underwater tango, a cosmo-panda and happy penguins


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:00:59 GMT

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Here are a few of the stories you may have missed this week.

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Inside the chemist's made entirely out of felt


Created: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:02:08 GMT

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After wowing art lovers in the US and China, Lucy Sparrow's latest felt fantasy is her first UK show in five years.

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Plane ditches in ocean during Florida airshow


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 11:40:36 GMT

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The World War Two-era aircraft made an emergency landing in shallow water.

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Idriss Déby obituary: End of Chad's 'Great Survivor'


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:44:03 GMT

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Killed by rebels, the Chadian president's three decades in power were defined by battles.

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Oscars 2021: 19 geeky facts from Borat to Boseman


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:13:32 GMT

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Everything you need to know ahead of the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday.

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Super League: Why are football's biggest clubs starting a new tournament?


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 11:24:23 GMT

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Europe's biggest teams have suffered during the Covid pandemic and say they want financial stability.

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The Ugandan mum who was once ashamed of her gay son


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:26:07 GMT

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A support group in Uganda is helping parents come to terms with their children's sexuality.

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Why the world should pay attention to Taiwan's drought


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 00:25:18 GMT

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The island has tried everything from cloud seeding to prayer during its worst drought in 56 years.

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Could electric tattoos be the next step in body art?


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:08:09 GMT

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Researchers are experimenting with thin, flexible circuits that can be transferred to the skin.

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Annalena Baerbock: Woman who could be Germany's next chancellor


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:57:42 GMT

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For the first time, the German Greens have announced a candidate to run in Germany's federal vote.

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The GRU: Blast puts spotlight on shadowy Russian force


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 12:01:17 GMT

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The role of Russia's GRU agency in a fatal 2014 explosion raises questions about its capabilities.

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The best climate solution you've never heard of


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:34:31 GMT

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Meet the teams who track down and destroy hidden sources of greenhouse gases.

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Time: A love story coloured by incarceration


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:12:46 GMT

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Garrett Bradley may become the first black director to win an Oscar for her first feature documentary.

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Fifa says ESL clubs 'must live with consequences of their choices' while UK government will take 'necessary' action


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:51:09 GMT

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Gianni Infantino "strongly disapproves" of the European Super League and says the 12 clubs will have to live with the consequences of their actions.

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Lord's Knight Riders? The story of how an IPL brand is spreading around the world


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 05:16:32 GMT

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Venky Mysore, CEO of Kolkata Knight Riders, tells BBC Sport how he plans to revolutionise franchise cricket across the world.

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'It's in my heart, my blood' - Mason named Tottenham boss until end of season


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:31:58 GMT

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Ryan Mason says he feels "immense pride" after being named head coach at Tottenham until the end of the season following Jose Mourinho's sacking.

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RFU backs Jones as England coach after review


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:25:11 GMT

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Eddie Jones is backed to continue as England head coach after a review into the team's disappointing fifth-place finish in the Six Nations.

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'Amazing' Curry extends scoring streak as Warriors beat 76ers


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 08:44:43 GMT

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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr describes Stephen Curry as "just amazing to watch" as he extends his scoring streak.

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European Super League: Legal challenges and broken trust - what happens next?


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 19:03:31 GMT

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BBC Sport looks at the seismic impact of the European Super League announcement and what may happen next.

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Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?


Created: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:15:02 GMT

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As the pandemic rages in Brazil, hundreds of babies and young children are dying of Covid.

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The disabled doctors not believed by their colleagues


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:04:31 GMT

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People often feel nervous when they visit a doctor, but what if you are a doctor but your colleagues don't believe you're ill?

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The homeless drug addict who became a professor


Created: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 00:15:51 GMT

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Jesse Thistle, a high school dropout, overcame addiction and homelessness to pursue an academic career.

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Nil-by-mouth foodie: The chef who will never eat again


Created: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:56:18 GMT

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Loretta Harmes hasn't eaten or tasted food for six years, but she hasn't lost her passion for cooking.

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Prince Philip: A turbulent childhood stalked by exile, mental illness and death


Created: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 11:08:59 GMT

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In marrying, Philip was able to regain the "simple pleasures" of family life he had lost aged eight.

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Race report: Was controversy part of the plan?


Created: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 11:14:44 GMT

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How the government handled the release of a contentious report on racial disparity in the UK.

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'We found a baby on the subway - now he's our son'


Created: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 23:14:24 GMT

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Danny Stewart saw something on the floor of an NY subway station - soon he would treasure it more than anything.

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