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Australian hiker rescued after 'carrying' broken leg for two days

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:05
Neil Parker began his agonising trip to safety after falling 6m (20ft) down a waterfall in Australia.
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Why Africa should 'stop eating one of its favourite foods'

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:15
Zambia's vice-president calls for a radical change in the eating habits of the nation.
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Rugby World Cup Japan: Eight things to know as event comes to Asia

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:13
Eight things to know as the Rugby World Cup comes to Asia - with some unexpected twists.
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Franco victim's daughter buried next to him after long battle

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:06
Ascensión Mendieta's tireless campaign after her father was shot by firing squad in Franco's Spain.
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Inside Afghanistan's 'no-man's land'

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:02
The BBC enters Taliban-controlled territory in Faryab province to meet those civilians most at risk.
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Saudi oil attacks: Who's using drones in the Middle East?

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 15:45
The offensive use of drones has grown significantly in recent years, nowhere more so than in the Middle East.
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Sarah Thomas: Woman first to swim Channel four times non-stop

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 13:23
Sarah Thomas began the challenge on Sunday and finished after more than 54 hours.
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Israel election: Netanyahu in tough fight in this year's second vote

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:58
A former military chief is seeking to unseat Israel's prime minister in a race too close to call.
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EU court hears appeal over Irish Apple court case

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:46
The court is hearing appeals against a decision to order Ireland to recover taxes from technology giant Apple.
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Shane Gillis: Saturday Night Live's new hire fired for slurs

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:18
Gillis apologised for the remarks saying he was a comedian "who pushes boundaries".
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Sarah Thomas on swimming English Channel four times non-stop

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:01
American woman Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop.
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Families fight against toxic dust from Italy's Ilva steelworks

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:54
A steel plant in Taranto moves to tackle pollution, but locals say it is too little, too late.
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Does fat shaming help people lose weight?

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:49
Fat chance - the evidence says fat shaming is more likely to lead people to put on weight.
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Cardinal Pell makes final attempt to quash sexual abuse convictions

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:10
Ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell asks Australia's top court to review his sexual abuse convictions.
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Elon Musk says 'pedo guy' tweet was not accusation

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 05:39
The Tesla CEO's lawyers say the term means "creepy old man" in South Africa where Mr Musk grew up.
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Hong Kong: Looking back at 100 days of protests

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 04:02
How a controversial extradition bill with China sparked months of violent protest.
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China gripped after sighting of its own 'Loch Ness Monster'

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 01:37
Is the creature in the Yangtze a monster, a snake - or something less animated altogether?
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World's biggest amphibian 'discovered' in museum

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 01:27
DNA from historical museum specimens may help save the giant salamander from extinction in the wild.
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Prostate drug may slow Parkinson's disease

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 01:21
A medicine for enlarged prostates may benefit brain cells damaged by Parkinson's, scientists find.
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Hugo Carvajal: Spain denies US extradition request

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 00:33
The former Venezuelan intelligence chief is accused by the US of drug trafficking offences.
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