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US jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty of all counts


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 22:01:44 GMT

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Derek Chauvin knelt on the neck of African-American George Floyd for over nine minutes last May.

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European Super League: All six Premier League teams set to withdraw from competition


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 21:56:27 GMT

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All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League are set to formally withdraw from the competition.

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Covid-19: US to advise against travel to 80% of countries


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:57:30 GMT

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Coronavirus continues to pose "unprecedented risks to travellers", the US state department says.

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Covid in Uttar Pradesh: Coronavirus overwhelms India's most populous state


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:47:21 GMT

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With a population larger than Brazil, an Indian state struggles to cope as Covid-19 sweeps through it.

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Princess Latifa: UN calls for 'concrete' proof of life from UAE


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 16:08:55 GMT

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Human rights experts urge the UAE to provide "evidence" the daughter of Dubai's ruler is still alive.

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Moment Indian rail worker saves child


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:08:07 GMT

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Mayur Shelke sprang into action when a six-year-old boy fell on to the tracks.

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Downing Street scraps plans for White House-style press briefings


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 20:09:09 GMT

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After spending £2.6m on the new briefing room, it will now be used by Boris Johnson and officials instead.

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Big cats: US senators seek ban on private ownership of lions and tigers


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:34:59 GMT

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A bill to end private ownership of lions and tigers is proposed by a bipartisan group of lawmakers.

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Cargo ships forced to queue at busy California port


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:33:42 GMT

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Pandemic shipping disruptions are contributing to the historic traffic jam of freighters in Oakland.

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James Charles: YouTube temporarily demonetises beauty influencer


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 08:56:36 GMT

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The YouTuber admitted sending sexually explicit messages to 16-year-old boys earlier this month.

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Chad's President Idriss Déby dies after clashes with rebels


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:55:45 GMT

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Idriss Déby dies just hours after provisional election results set him on course for a sixth term.

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Bat Out Of Hell composer Jim Steinman dies


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 21:50:54 GMT

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The writer and producer, who worked with Meat Loaf, Celine Dion and Bonnie Tyler, was 73.

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine: EU regulator says blood clot very rare side effect


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:59:34 GMT

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The EU's drugs regulator says the benefits of the Covid-19 vaccine still outweigh the risks.

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UK plans for pills to treat Covid at home


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:11:49 GMT

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Antiviral medicines could be another tool to fight an anticipated third wave, Boris Johnson says.

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France seeks conspiracy theorist over kidnapping


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 16:52:08 GMT

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Police issue an international warrant after a little French girl is abducted and rescued.

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US killer requests death by firing squad in Nevada


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:04:07 GMT

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Zane Michael Floyd was sentenced to death for the fatal shooting of four people in Nevada in 1999.

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Morrissey accuses Simpsons of 'complete ignorance'


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:19:03 GMT

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The pop star says he will not sue, despite the "hatred" shown towards him in a recent episode.

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Quebec top court upholds most of religious symbols secularism bill


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:04:37 GMT

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Judges, police officers and teachers in Quebec will be barred from wearing religious symbols at work.

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How crowd outside court reacted to verdict


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 21:37:41 GMT

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People gathered outside court in Minneapolis erupt in cheers as the jury's verdicts are read out.

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George Floyd: Jury returns guilty verdicts in Derek Chauvin trial


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 21:26:51 GMT

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After less than a day of deliberation, jurors find Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges over George Floyd's death.

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Athlete, friend and father - who was George Floyd?


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 21:52:07 GMT

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He was an athlete, friend and father whose life and struggles were emblematic of any American.

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Five key moments from the trial


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 21:03:50 GMT

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As the jury deliberates a verdict, here are the key elements of a trial that has gripped the US.

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Why the Chauvin trial ‘exhausts’ black America


Created: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 01:52:08 GMT

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Many say watching George Floyd's final moments is traumatising - and so is the fight for racial justice.

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How Biden's $2tn idea ranks in US history


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:13:33 GMT

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Where does President Biden's infrastructure plan rank among the largest projects in American history?

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'I've seen snakes and mountain lions that weren't there'


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 06:16:04 GMT

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He's suffered with injuries and hallucinations and even been attacked - so why is this ex-footballer running from California to New York City?

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George Floyd death: Three Americans assess Derek Chauvin trial


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 21:39:21 GMT

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A retired police veteran, a Minnesota resident and a black political hopeful share their thoughts.

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New species of dinosaur unearthed in Chile's Atacama desert


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 11:22:38 GMT

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Scientists found remains of the sauropod in rocks from what is today the Atacama desert.

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How a bicycle tripled one woman's income


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:17:12 GMT

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"You realise what a bicycle can do. It's a catalyst for unlocking so much potential."

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'I would like Russia to be more free'


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:00:35 GMT

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The BBC's Steve Rosenberg travels 2,000 miles east of Moscow to gauge the mood of ordinary Russians.

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Redonda: The Caribbean island transformed into an eco haven


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:20:27 GMT

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After invasive rats and goats were removed from Redonda, the island's wildlife has been thriving.

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Handcuffed, blindfolded and beaten on Libya's front line


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:01:52 GMT

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Special correspondent Feras Kilani on what it's been like to cover the 10 years since Colonel Gaddafi was deposed and killed.

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Moment Nasa reacts to flight


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:13:34 GMT

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The space agency is celebrating the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft on another world.

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Prince Philip funeral: Duke of Edinburgh laid to rest


Created: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 17:18:48 GMT

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The service was held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

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The Zurich students living cheaply in a luxury hotel


Created: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:00:46 GMT

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Students in one of the world's most expensive cities get stunning views of Zurich in a former business hotel.

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ICYMI: Underwater tango, a cosmo-panda and happy penguins


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:00:59 GMT

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Here are a few of the stories you may have missed this week.

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Inside the chemist's made entirely out of felt


Created: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:02:08 GMT

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After wowing art lovers in the US and China, Lucy Sparrow's latest felt fantasy is her first UK show in five years.

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Plane ditches in ocean during Florida airshow


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 11:40:36 GMT

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The World War Two-era aircraft made an emergency landing in shallow water.

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Idriss Déby obituary: End of Chad's 'Great Survivor'


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:26:08 GMT

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Killed by rebels, the Chadian president's three decades in power were defined by battles.

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Who are the rivals to lead Germany after Chancellor Merkel?


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:49:51 GMT

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The Greens' candidate is the only woman, up against some veteran male politicians.

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Derek Chauvin trial: Key moments from 14 days of testimony


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 20:41:28 GMT

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Watch the most critical exchanges from 14 days of testimony at the trial over the death of George Floyd.

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Oscars 2021: 19 geeky facts from Borat to Boseman


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:13:32 GMT

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Everything you need to know ahead of the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday.

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The Ugandan mum who was once ashamed of her gay son


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:26:07 GMT

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A support group in Uganda is helping parents come to terms with their children's sexuality.

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Why the world should pay attention to Taiwan's drought


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 00:25:18 GMT

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The island has tried everything from cloud seeding to prayer during its worst drought in 56 years.

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Could electric tattoos be the next step in body art?


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:08:09 GMT

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Researchers are experimenting with thin, flexible circuits that can be transferred to the skin.

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Annalena Baerbock: Woman who could be Germany's next chancellor


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:57:42 GMT

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For the first time, the German Greens have announced a candidate to run in Germany's federal vote.

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Ed Woodward: Manchester United executive vice-chairman to stand down at end of 2021


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 20:31:51 GMT

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Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will step down from his role at the end of 2021.

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Chelsea go fourth in draw with Brighton on dramatic night for European football


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 22:02:52 GMT

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Chelsea draw with Brighton to climb into the Champions League places on a dramatic night for the future of European football.

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Lord's Knight Riders? The story of how an IPL brand is spreading around the world


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 05:16:32 GMT

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Venky Mysore, CEO of Kolkata Knight Riders, tells BBC Sport how he plans to revolutionise franchise cricket across the world.

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'It's in my heart, my blood' - Mason named Tottenham boss until end of season


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:31:58 GMT

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Ryan Mason says he feels "immense pride" after being named head coach at Tottenham until the end of the season following Jose Mourinho's sacking.

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RFU backs Jones as England coach after review


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:25:11 GMT

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Eddie Jones is backed to continue as England head coach after a review into the team's disappointing fifth-place finish in the Six Nations.

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Former champion Bingham wins delayed deciding frame to beat Ding


Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 20:39:25 GMT

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Former champion Stuart Bingham wins a delayed deciding frame to end world number nine Ding Junhui's hopes of a first World Championship title.

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Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?


Created: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:15:02 GMT

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As the pandemic rages in Brazil, hundreds of babies and young children are dying of Covid.

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The disabled doctors not believed by their colleagues


Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:04:31 GMT

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People often feel nervous when they visit a doctor, but what if you are a doctor but your colleagues don't believe you're ill?

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The homeless drug addict who became a professor


Created: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 00:15:51 GMT

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Jesse Thistle, a high school dropout, overcame addiction and homelessness to pursue an academic career.

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Nil-by-mouth foodie: The chef who will never eat again


Created: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:56:18 GMT

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Loretta Harmes hasn't eaten or tasted food for six years, but she hasn't lost her passion for cooking.

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Prince Philip: A turbulent childhood stalked by exile, mental illness and death


Created: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 11:08:59 GMT

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In marrying, Philip was able to regain the "simple pleasures" of family life he had lost aged eight.

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Race report: Was controversy part of the plan?


Created: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 11:14:44 GMT

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How the government handled the release of a contentious report on racial disparity in the UK.

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'We found a baby on the subway - now he's our son'


Created: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 23:14:24 GMT

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Danny Stewart saw something on the floor of an NY subway station - soon he would treasure it more than anything.

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