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Putin: Nuclear risk is rising, but we are not mad


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 19:14:14 GMT

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The Russian leader insists his country would only use its nuclear arsenal in response to a strike.

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Germany arrests 25 accused of plotting coup


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 17:50:58 GMT

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A far-right group is suspected of planning to storm parliament and install an aristocrat as leader.

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A 'crackpot' movement turns radical and dangerous


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:48:17 GMT

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Members of the Reichsbürger movement are increasingly becoming a headache for the German authorities.

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Georgia Senate runoff vote: What Warnock's win means for him, the Senate and Georgia


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 04:44:11 GMT

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Raphael Warnock's re-election gives Democrats total Senate control - and some breathing room.

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Crimea bridge: How Russia is rebuilding its vital link


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 12:53:46 GMT

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The Kerch bridge is a key route connecting Russia and Crimea and was damaged by an explosion in October.

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Samuel Bateman: Polygamous cult leader had 20 wives, FBI says


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:57:43 GMT

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Samuel Bateman claimed it was God's will for him to engage in sexual acts with his wives.

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Volodymyr Zelensky is Time Magazine's 2022 Person of the Year


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 16:13:38 GMT

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The nomination of Ukraine's president is "the most clear-cut in memory", the magazine's editor says.

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Ukraine war: US neither encouraged nor enabled Kyiv to strike inside Russia - Blinken


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:01:22 GMT

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Russia says a third site was attacked by drones on Tuesday, a day after two of its airfields were hit on Monday.

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Harry and Meghan: 'A ripple of hope can turn into a wave of change'


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 09:17:02 GMT

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The couple were honoured in New York for their racial justice and mental health work.

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Big cats: US Senate unanimously passes bill to curb private ownership


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 10:06:54 GMT

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The Big Cat Public Safety Act seeks to stop people exploiting animals such as lions and tigers for profit.

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Vaping: Juul Labs agrees thousands of US settlements


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:42:23 GMT

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The e-cigarette manufacturer is accused of targeting teenagers with its advertising campaigns.

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Elon Musk rejects concerns over beds at Twitter HQ


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:26:19 GMT

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The billionaire has previously told workers to commit to long hours or leave.

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New Zealand places child in anti-vax blood case in custody


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:31:32 GMT

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The baby needs life-saving treatment, but his parents don't want blood from vaccinated donors.

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Wimbledon fined £820k for ban on Russian players


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:52:22 GMT

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The Lawn Tennis Association is fined £820,000 by the ATP for banning Russian and Belarusian players from this summer's grass-court events.

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Murderer publicly executed by his victim's father, Taliban say


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 17:53:56 GMT

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The shooting at a stadium is the Taliban's first public execution since their return to power.

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Ukraine war: Animal eye packages sent to embassies from Germany


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:49:15 GMT

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Ukraine says bloody packages sent to its embassies bore the address of a German Tesla dealership.

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Janusz Walus: Killer of South African anti-apartheid hero Chris Hani freed


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:02:27 GMT

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Janusz Walus was stabbed last week by another inmate, delaying his release in South Africa.

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Oldest DNA reveals two-million-year-old lost world


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 17:01:07 GMT

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Genetic material extracted from soil has revealed the ancient plants and animals of North Greenland.

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How are China's Covid lockdown rules changing?


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:07:35 GMT

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Chinese government has eased Covid restrictions following protests against strict lockdown measures.

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China zero-Covid: Hope and worry in Beijing as key policies scrapped


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 17:46:02 GMT

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People in Beijing see a cautious return to life after China lifts its most severe Covid restrictions.

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D'banj: Nigeria Afrobeats star arrested for youth fund fraud


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 19:11:15 GMT

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Investigators say millions of dollars, intended to help unemployed youths, has gone missing.

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Iraqi activist jailed over tweet 'insulting' Iran-backed militia force


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:48:08 GMT

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Haidar al-Zaidi denied writing the tweet about the Iran-backed PMF's late deputy commander.

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Nigerians warned of TikTok video challenge virus


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:05:29 GMT

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Officials say a social media trend is being used to infect devices with a dangerous malware.

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Peru leader dissolves Congress hours before impeachment bid


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:37:43 GMT

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President Pedro Castillo declared a state of emergency just hours before an impeachment debate.

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Prince Harry and Meghan: Where do they get their money?


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 10:34:33 GMT

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The Duke and Duchess are releasing a new documentary as part of a lucrative deal with Netflix

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Avatar: The Way of Water world premiere takes place in London


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 08:44:02 GMT

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Everything you need to know about director James Cameron's long-awaited second trip to Pandora.

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Raphael Warnock: 'My mom picked cotton... now she's picked her son as senator'


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:44:31 GMT

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Democrat Raphael Warnock gives a heartfelt victory speech after winning the Georgia run-off.

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Timed Teaser: Why is mac and cheese up in court?


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 20:33:11 GMT

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Test your knowledge of the news these last few days - 10 questions, 10 seconds each. Go!

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Syria camps: Relatives of Islamic State group 'stuck in limbo'


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 07:44:30 GMT

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Thousands detained in 2019 are stuck in limbo, with their home countries unwilling to take them.

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Plesiosaur fossil: Rare find in Australian outback excites scientists


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 07:20:14 GMT

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The 100-million-year-old fossil is the first such find in Australia to have a complete head and body.

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Top Republicans snubbed by family of deceased Capitol police officer


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 22:06:36 GMT

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The family of deceased Capitol officer refuses to shake hands with top Republicans at an awards ceremony.

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Silicon Valley Bank boss shares his career advice


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:06:33 GMT

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Greg Becker, CEO of Silicon Valley Bank, shares his business advice for the CEO Secrets series.

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Ukraine war: Operating on a baby in the dark after missiles hit Kyiv


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 02:17:35 GMT

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Doctors at Kyiv Heart Institute performed 10 surgeries without electricity after Russian missiles hit.

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Medieval necklace found near Northampton 'internationally important'


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 18:08:59 GMT

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Experts uncover a "once-in-a-lifetime" discovery near Northampton of international significance.

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British Fashion Awards 2022: Stars descend on Royal Albert Hall's red carpet


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 22:53:23 GMT

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Celebrities from across the world enjoyed an evening of glitz and glamour at the awards.

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Indonesia's new sex laws and what they could mean for tourism


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 21:28:01 GMT

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Officials insist visitors are unlikely to be affected but rights groups say "it will be a problem".

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Pitfalls lie ahead as China charts exit from zero-Covid


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 09:57:47 GMT

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China has decisively stepped away from its punishing policy - now it must navigate many challenges.

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Bollywood: 'I’d earn 10% of my male co-actor’s salary'


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 01:01:37 GMT

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The actress spoke about her experience with pay parity, body shaming and the pressure of social media.

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The airline policy that cost pregnant flight crew their jobs


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:01:13 GMT

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Singapore Airlines recently dropped its five-decade-old policy, after demands from human rights groups.

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Tech layoffs at Meta, Twitter, Amazon: The good people helping Indians find jobs


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:02:05 GMT

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Tech workers are rallying together to help peers who face having to leave the US after being laid off.

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Nigeria 2023 election: The hunt for children and the dead


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:02:23 GMT

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Suspicions are raised as Nigeria's first online electoral register reveals a raft of underage voters.

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Cyril Ramaphosa: How Arthur Fraser landed South Africa's president in trouble


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 00:43:28 GMT

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The allegations against South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa could be straight out of a John le Carré novel.

Read more: Cyril Ramaphosa: How Arthur Fraser landed South Africa's president in trouble


World Cup 2022: England v France - Kyle Walker 'will not roll out red carpet' for Kylian Mbappe


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:44:49 GMT

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Kyle Walker says he will "not roll out a red carpet" for Kylian Mbappe when England meet France in their World Cup quarter-final.

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Steve Borthwick would restore England 'clarity' - Ugo Monye


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 10:53:14 GMT

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Steve Borthwick would restore "clarity and detail" if he is made England head coach says former team-mate Ugo Monye.

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World Cup 2022: Alan Shearer answers your England questions in Pundit Q&A


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:14:00 GMT

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Alan Shearer sits down with Liam Loftus to answer questions from the BBC Sport audience about England, Jude Bellingham and whether "prime" Alan could get into this England team.

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Thomas Bach: International Olympic Committee president says Russia and Belarus sporting sanctions must remain


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 16:51:53 GMT

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Sporting sanctions against Russia and Belarus must remain, says the president of the International Olympic Committee.

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Formula 1 sprint races: Six events chosen to host in 2023


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 12:04:31 GMT

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The Grands Prix in Azerbaijan, Austria, Belgium, Qatar, the USA and Brazil are the six races Formula 1 has chosen to host 'sprint' events in 2023.

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World Cup 2022: How have travelling fans found Qatar tournament?


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:48:23 GMT

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The historic first World Cup in the Middle East has been controversial, but how have the travelling supporters found the host nation?

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World Cup 2022: Messi, Ronaldo, Mbappe, Neymar and other stars set for quarter-finals


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 13:15:04 GMT

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Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar - all the big names are ready to do battle in a stellar World Cup quarter-finals line-up.

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World Cup 2022: Why Morocco's win over Spain in Qatar echoed across the Arab world


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:22:01 GMT

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Why Morocco's win against Spain to reach the World Cup quarter-finals in Qatar echoed across the Arab world.

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World Cup 2022: The man who replaced Cristiano Ronaldo - who is Goncalo Ramos?


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 23:46:56 GMT

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Before kick-off in Portugal's 6-1 win over Switzerland, all the talk was about Cristiano Ronaldo. By full-time, it was all about 21-year-old Goncalo Ramos.

Read more: World Cup 2022: The man who replaced Cristiano Ronaldo - who is Goncalo Ramos?


Quiz: Can you name the last 10 players to score World Cup hat-tricks prior to Goncalo Ramos?


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 22:47:05 GMT

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Can you name the last 10 players to score hat-tricks at the men's World Cup prior to Goncalo Ramos?

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World Cup 2022: Morocco’s heroic win over Spain gets royal approval with call from the King


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 21:45:48 GMT

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Morocco's history-making win is given the royal seal of approval with a call from their King after Achraf Hakimi’s penalty proves him the coolest man in the stadium.

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World Cup 2022: What next for Spain & Luis Enrique after shock loss to Morocco on penalties?


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 21:29:59 GMT

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Spain are out of the World Cup after losing on penalties to Morocco in the last 16, so what next for the team and manager Luis Enrique?

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World Cup 2022: Kylian Mbappe - seven ways he's France's superstar


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 16:07:30 GMT

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As England prepare to face France in the World Cup quarter-finals, here are some key things to know about Les Bleus' star forward Kylian Mbappe.

Read more: World Cup 2022: Kylian Mbappe - seven ways he's France's superstar


Are women getting angrier?


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:02:42 GMT

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An annual poll suggests that women, on average worldwide, are getting angrier. Why might this be?

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Iran protests: BBC identifies many more people killed in demonstrations after Mahsa Amini's death


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 01:44:51 GMT

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BBC journalists have been able to identify more people killed in Iran, and research confirmed that high numbers come from ethnic minority groups.

Read more: Iran protests: BBC identifies many more people killed in demonstrations after Mahsa Amini's death


Nirbhaya 10 years on: The lives the Delhi gang rape changed


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 01:43:57 GMT

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A horrific gang rape and murder shocked the world in 2012 - has anything changed for women in India?

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BBC 100 Women marks 10th year with focus on progress


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 01:36:17 GMT

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The innovative BBC season reflects on a decade of change in a tumultuous year which has seen women taking centre stage.

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'They allow us to name something we know is wrong': The new words defining sexual abuse


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 01:34:05 GMT

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From stealthing to downblousing, the coining of specific terms is allowing women around the world to share experiences of abuse that have traditionally gone unrecognised - but what is actually changing?

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