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In pictures: The battle of the oranges

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 02:19
Once a year the citizens of the old medieval town of Ivrea gather in the main square to hurl oranges.
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Sinophobia: How a virus reveals the many ways China is feared

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 01:37
A wave of discrimination that's emerged with the coronavirus crisis shows how differently the world views China.
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My Money: 'My husband and I have 90 minutes alone together each week'

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 01:25
As part of a new BBC blog series, Maura Hannon from Switzerland shares what she spent her money on this week.
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Coronavirus: Walking through Beijing's near-empty streets

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 01:06
The city is unrecognisable as people work from home and avoid going out.
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A goalkeeper who survived the 1994 Rwanda genocide is using football to unite the country.

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 01:06
A Tutsi on the verge of being killed by Hutu extremists in 1994 recalls how his life was saved as those who had come to kill him realised he played for one of Rwanda’s top clubs.
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Hanau: 'Several dead' after Germany mass shooting

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:53
Several people are dead following two shootings in the western German city of Hanau.
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Syria civil war: How a father helps his daughter cope with life in a warzone

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:38
Abdullah and his family are living in a warzone but they've come up with a unique way to cope with air strikes.
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Students protest against LGBT teachers' resignation

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:34
At Kennedy Catholic High School, crowds gathered after two recently engaged LGBT teachers left their jobs.
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Date night couple foil attempted armed robbery

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 23:47
Off-duty police officers Chase and Nicole McKeown were at dinner when their night took an unexpected turn.
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Julian Assange: Trump 'offered pardon for Russia denial'

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 23:13
Evidence for the pardon claim is due to be part of the Wikileaks founder's extradition defence.
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Syria war: Turkish operation in Idlib ‘only a matter of time’

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 22:42
Turkey's leader warns Syria over its large-scale offensive against rebels in the northern province.
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Coronavirus: Iran reports two suspected fatal cases at Qom hospital

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 20:39
A health ministry spokesman says they died due to their "old age and deficient immune systems".
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Rowan Baxter: Outcry after family of ex-rugby player die in fire

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 20:14
Unconfirmed reports say that Rowan Baxter set a car alight with his wife and children inside.
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Fashion Institute apologises for 'clearly racist' show

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 19:28
The Fashion Institute of Technology has apologised after asking models to wear 'racist' accessories.
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Rod Blagojevich: Why did Trump just free a jailed Democrat?

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 19:17
Even the president's fellow Republicans disavowed his move to show mercy to the infamous ex-governor.
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Pop Smoke: Rapper shot dead in apparent robbery

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:34
A man was shot on Wednesday morning at a house in the Hollywood hills, police confirmed to Newsbeat.
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Coronavirus: Passengers leave Diamond Princess amid criticism of Japan

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:10
Japan faces censure for a "chaotic" quarantine on a ship as those free of coronavirus begin to leave.
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Protests in Kenya after hero motorcycle taxi rider shot dead

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:03
The 24-year-old had rushed a seriously ill toddler for treatment after being saved from drowning.
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Utah Senate supports bill decriminalising polygamy

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 16:35
The proposal would end prison sentences for polygamy among consenting adults in the state of Utah.
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El Chapo: Rare prison video emerges

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 16:09
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman appears at a high-security US jail where he is serving a life sentence.
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