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Biden inauguration: New president to be sworn in amid Trump snub


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:20:06 GMT

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Joe Biden's inauguration as 46th US president will mark a new chapter from Donald Trump's legacy.

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Donald and Melania depart on Marine One


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:33:16 GMT

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Donald Trump and his wife Melania depart on Marine One hours ahead of his successor Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Trump pardons dozens in final hours, including ex-aide Steve Bannon


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:42:01 GMT

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Donald Trump issues pardons and commutations for more than 140 people in his final hours as president.

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Prada drops Chinese actress over alleged surrogacy row


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:25:29 GMT

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The actress has been accused of abandoning children she had through a surrogate.

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Australian Open: Players told not to feed mice while in Covid quarantine


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:08:42 GMT

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Australian Open players are told not to feed mice at their quarantine hotel in Melbourne after one player complains of rodent infestation.

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US: China 'committed genocide against Uighurs'


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:10:03 GMT

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The declaration came a day before the Trump administration hands over to President-elect Joe Biden.

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Jack Ma makes first appearance since October


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 06:30:02 GMT

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Fears had grown over the Alibaba founder's whereabouts because of pressure from Chinese authorities.

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Tunisia youths warned over riots amid Covid curfew


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:24:12 GMT

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Protests continued for a fifth night over high unemployment and an economic crisis.

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Kamalam: India state Gujarat renames dragon fruit 'lotus'


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:33:15 GMT

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The move, prompted by the original name's association with China, prompts a flood of memes and jokes.

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Sibusiso Moyo: Zimbabwe foreign minister dies from Covid-19


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:24:26 GMT

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The southern African state has recorded a surge in cases since the end of the festive season.

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PM's aid cut damaged UK's 'moral leadership'


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:03:12 GMT

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The UK has not always "lived up to its values" under Boris Johnson, his predecessor Theresa May says.

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Natural wonder: Wing 'clap' solves mystery of butterfly flight


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 01:54:02 GMT

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The cupped clap of a butterfly's wings may be the key to their flying abilities and their survival.

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Covid-19: Mortician says deaths have taken a toll


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 20:20:12 GMT

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Senior mortician Hannah Leahy says the level of Covid fatalities is taking its toll on staff the Royal London Hospital.

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Kamala Harris and a 1986 snapshot of that Howard generation


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:16:52 GMT

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They are all laughing at the camera, but what are the stories of the women next to Kamala Harris?

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Biden Inauguration: What will Joe Biden do first?


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:30:37 GMT

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The President-elect has a laundry list of priorities for his first 100 days in the White House.

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Biden cabinet: Does this diverse team better reflect America?


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:21:39 GMT

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The role of a president's inaugural cabinet goes beyond just policy - let's take a closer look.

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Biden inauguration: Americans' hopes and fears for next president


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:18:51 GMT

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Members of our voter panel all wish Joe Biden well, but they're divided over his chances of success.

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Kamala Harris: A beginner's guide to being vice-president


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:49:40 GMT

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The US is about to have its first female vice-president in history. Here's what awaits Kamala Harris.

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Emotional Biden bids farewell to Delaware


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 21:32:33 GMT

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A tearful President-elect Joe Biden says goodbye to his home state on the eve of his inauguration.

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Trump farewell: 'We did what we came here to do'


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 22:05:12 GMT

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Donald Trump touted his achievements during his last formal address as president.

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Iran nuclear deal: What are Biden's plans and challenges


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:02:37 GMT

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With so much hostility - and mistrust - between Washington and Tehran, will President Biden be able to revive the nuclear deal?

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Luke Grenfell-Shaw: Cycling around the world with cancer


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:01:34 GMT

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Cancer patient Luke Grenfell-Shaw completes the first part of his round-the-world challenge.

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Melania’s jacket and nine other defining images of Trump's presidency


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:33:25 GMT

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As Donald Trump prepares to leave office, here are some of the key moments of his presidency.

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Netflix: Four things which have driven its success


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 22:31:02 GMT

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The streaming firm, which has been boosted by Covid, now has more than 200 million subscribers.

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Butterfly wings captured in slow motion footage


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:01:47 GMT

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Scientists, using a wind tunnel and high-speed cameras, have captured the butterfly's flying skill.

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A French first: Vegan restaurant gets Michelin star


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 11:04:40 GMT

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ONA in the south-west is the first eatery serving plant-based food to win a prestigious Michelin star.

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Dinosaurs In Love: Tom Rosenthal and daughter's song made into book


Created: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:05:42 GMT

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Dinosaurs In Love went viral, musician Tom Rosenthal and his daughter Fenn were the ones behind it.

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Conquering K2 in winter 'together'


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:05:53 GMT

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The BBC speaks to Nirmal Purja, from the team of the first climbers to reach the K2 summit in winter.

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Royal Papworth Hospital proposal by man who spent Christmas alone


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:05:35 GMT

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Family members watched online as Jordan got engaged to his partner, with the help of nurses.

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Bridgerton re-imagined on TikTok by US singer Abigail Barlow


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 17:49:00 GMT

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Abigail Barlow is using social media to work on a musical version of the Netflix period drama.

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In Pictures: The view inside the Essex Covid-19 mass vaccination centre


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:17:27 GMT

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As the NHS rolls out the Covid-19 vaccine, BBC News photographed inside an Essex centre.

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The Capitol Police officer in a MAGA hat. What’s the real story?


Created: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 01:10:43 GMT

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He coordinated with Trump supporters during the Capitol riot - but new video suggests it was part of a ploy.

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Coronavirus: Why South Africa has yet to roll out vaccines


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:09:24 GMT

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South Africa is the worst-hit country in Africa, but has not yet started doing Covid-19 vaccinations.

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Coronavirus: French students highlight pandemic's mental health toll


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:09:43 GMT

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Student protests around the country are set to highlight the mental health impacts of the pandemic.

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Capitol riots: Are US militia groups becoming more active?


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:31:17 GMT

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Following the events at the US Capitol, there are concerns about the activity of militia groups.

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Greece #Metoo: Women ending silence of sport abuse shake Greece


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:08:17 GMT

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The decision by ex-champion Sofia Bekatorou to describe how she was assaulted leads to a #Metoo moment.

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The cartoonists making mental health their muse


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:13:56 GMT

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Meet the artists shaping graphic medicine - a genre of comics focused on the experience of living with mental illness.

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Fang Fang: Author vilified for Wuhan Diary speaks out a year on


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:29:39 GMT

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Wuhan writer Fang Fang talks about the price she has had to pay for her controversial lockdown diaries.

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Olivier Duhamel: French incest allegations prompt victims to speak out


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 07:21:59 GMT

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A sex abuse case involving a well-known intellectual sparked a deluge of testimonies by victims of abuse.

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The Hong Kong migrants fleeing to start new lives in the UK


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:15:51 GMT

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A new visa will give 5.4m Hong Kong residents the right to resettle in Britain. How many will leave?

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Why Iran’s nuclear facilities are still vulnerable to attack


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:27:30 GMT

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Putting sites underground does not mean they're beyond the reach of those who want them scuppered.

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Italy smoking: Want to light up in Milan? Not any more, you can't


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:22:52 GMT

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Smoking within 10m (30ft) of others is no longer allowed in parks, play areas, bus and tram stops.

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'Not perfect but not a catastrophe' - Klopp calls for 'calm' amid poor run


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:05:35 GMT

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp describes his side's form as "not perfect" but also said it is "not a catastrophe".

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Wales recall Lydiate as Webb left out of Six Nations squad


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:30:43 GMT

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Wales recall veteran Ospreys back row Dan Lydiate for the 2021 Six Nations but scrum-half Rhys Webb is missing from the squad.

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Thomas will have 'learned his lesson' and not be 'as ignorant' again - McIlroy


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:21:39 GMT

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Rory McIlroy believes Justin Thomas will not be "as ignorant" in the future after making a homophobic slur when competing in Hawaii earlier this month.

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Shakib takes 4-8 on return from ban as Bangladesh beat West Indies


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:06:05 GMT

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Shakib Al Hasan takes 4-8 on his return to international cricket as Bangladesh beat West Indies by six wickets in the first ODI in Mirpur.

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Woods' season on hold after back surgery for fifth time


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:29:09 GMT

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Tiger Woods puts his season on hold after having back surgery for the fifth time in his career.

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