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France election: Centrist boost for liberal candidate Macron

19 min 4 sec ago
Emmanuel Macron is endorsed by a veteran centrist just as his support falters in opinion polls.
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Mexican man kills himself after being deported from US

1 hour 30 min ago
He jumped off the bridge linking the US and Mexico after he was deported for the third time.
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Jay-Z to become first rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

1 hour 32 min ago
He is to become the first rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame.
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French artist Abraham Poincheval entombs himself boulder

1 hour 42 min ago
Poincheval will stay inside the 20-tonne limestone rock for a week to experience "geological time".
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Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record

1 hour 42 min ago
Astronomers have discovered seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star - a record number.
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Donald Trump's golf hobby under scrutiny with Clinton tweet

1 hour 59 min ago
Donald Trump, a frequent critic of Barack Obama's time on the links, is now himself under scrutiny.
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Stolen Nazi gate returned to Dachau

2 hours 51 min ago
The gate of the former Nazi camp Dachau is returned to the site after it was stolen two years ago.
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Poachers kill two rhinos at South Africa's Thula Thula orphanage

2 hours 58 min ago
The gang broke into the South African reserve on Monday, taking staff hostage.
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Mosul offensive now focused on city's airport

3 hours 16 min ago
The Iraqi army's effort to retake the so-called Islamic State's stronghold of Mosul is in its fourth day and is currently focused on the city's airport.
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Florida teen makes teddy bears from fallen police officers' uniforms

3 hours 49 min ago
A 14-year-old makes teddy bears for the families of killed police officers - from their uniforms.
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Katy Perry talks to BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw

3 hours 54 min ago
Ahead of her Brits show, Katy fills in Nick Grimshaw on the power of performing as a thirty-something, and what it's like seeing her peers in the audience.
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Moscow to demolish 8,000 Soviet-era housing blocks

4 hours 19 min ago
Plans to rehouse more than a million people in massive clearance of Soviet-era homes.
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View from a plane of giant Antarctic ice crack

4 hours 20 min ago
New video is released of an Antarctic ice crack that may produce a giant iceberg.
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The Gambia: Jammeh's spy master Yankuba Badjie arrested

5 hours 10 min ago
Mr Badjie is said to have personally presided over torture sessions under ex-President Yahya Jammeh.
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Uzbek journalist Muhammad Bekjanov freed after 18 years

5 hours 11 min ago
He has said he was tortured into confessing to a plot to kill the late President, Islam Karimov.
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UPS delivery drone has glitch at launch event

5 hours 23 min ago
A demonstration of a package delivery drone service goes awry when the aircraft is nearly destroyed.
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Turkey reverses female army officers' headscarf ban

5 hours 50 min ago
The army was the last institution in officially secular Turkey with a ban on the Muslim headscarf.
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South Africa's decision to leave ICC ruled 'invalid'

6 hours 11 min ago
A South African court says the government had no right to leave the ICC without consulting parliament.
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US Muslim community campaigns to repair Jewish cemetery

6 hours 22 min ago
Campaigners call for "solidarity" as they raise more than $70,000 to repair a vandalised cemetery.
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German council asks veggie event to serve sausages

7 hours 21 min ago
Councillors unhappy about absence of sausage stalls at German Earth Day festival.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.