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Eddie Money, Two Tickets to Paradise singer, dies at 70

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 08:47
The Two Tickets to Paradise singer, who sold some 30 million records, had been diagnosed with cancer.
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US and Brazil agree to Amazon development

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 07:57
Brazil's foreign minister also hit back at criticism over Brazil's handling of the Amazon fires.
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'I fled Boko Haram and had to leave my son behind'

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 00:40
Nigerian mother Asibi faced an impossible choice when she was forced to flee Boko Haram.
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Glory to Hong Kong: How the protesters got a new song

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 00:31
The man behind the pro-democracy song hopes it will re-inject energy and boost public morale.
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Glory to Hong Kong: Singing a new protest anthem

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 00:30
Protesters are staging singalongs of a new protest song - and some say it should be the city's anthem.
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Indian granny's one rupee breakfast wins hearts

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 00:25
The 80-year-old chef hasn't increased her prices in 30 years - and customers love her for it.
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Syrian rapper battles on all fronts in war-torn Idlib

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 00:16
Angered by the suffering of civilians, a young student is protesting in his own way - by rapping.
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Week in pictures: 7 - 13 September 2019

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 00:13
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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How Paris got a taste for second-hand style from Africa

Sat, 09/14/2019 - 00:09
Clothes dealer Amah Ayivi finds vintage gems in Togo and sells them on to fashion lovers in Paris.
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China is rolling back tariffs on US pork and soybeans.

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 22:05
China today announced an easing on some food tariffs but the ongoing dispute is being felt in the US.
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Frankfurt Motor Show: Love, hate and electric cars

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 21:55
The BBC's Theo Leggett reports from a cavernous display of delights at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
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Oldest US WW2 veteran celebrates 110th birthday

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 21:32
Lawrence Brooks from New Orleans is believed to be the oldest surviving US veteran from the war.
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Democratic debate: Biden, Warren and Sanders spar over healthcare

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:07
Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders share the stage for the first time in a testy debate.
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South Africa sexual violence protesters target stock exchange

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:52
Campaigners want firms to contribute to efforts to tackle the high levels of violence against women.
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Brazil: Fire at Rio's Badim hospital kills 11

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:47
Patients - including some in intensive care - were evacuated overnight as smoke filled the building.
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Brexit: 'Has Monty Python taken over?' - what the world press thinks

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:26
The world press sees Brexit making dramatic changes to Britain's tradition and reputation.
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Research on postmen's testicle warmth wins Ig Nobel

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:25
Fertility experts find that the left testicle is warmer, but only when a man has his clothes on.
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9/11 attacks: US to reveal key name in Saudi lawsuit

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:19
The victims' families believe the person is likely to be a Saudi official who helped the attackers.
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Macron pension reform: Paris paralysed by massive strike

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:04
Most metro lines are not running amid union resistance to President Macron's reform plans.
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'Cocktail of pollutants' found in dolphins in English Channel

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 07:18
One of Europe's largest dolphin populations needs special protection from marine pollution, say scientists.
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