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Russian TV offers gay people one-way tickets to leave

June 30, 2017 - 8:19am
A niche Orthodox Christian channel says it will pay for one-way tickets for gay people who intend to emigrate.
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One $100m grant, eight life-changing ideas: Which would you choose?

June 30, 2017 - 8:19am
The John and Catherine MacArthur Foundation is awarding a huge grant for a project which will make "real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time".
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Lebanon refugee camps hit by five suicide bombers

June 30, 2017 - 7:15am
A girl was killed and seven soldiers hurt in blasts during a raid against militants, the army says.
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Simone Veil: French politician and Holocaust survivor dies

June 30, 2017 - 6:32am
The Holocaust survivor and politician led the campaign to legalise abortion in France.
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Germany gay marriage approved by MPs in snap vote

June 30, 2017 - 6:01am
Same-sex couples get full marital and adoption rights - but Angela Merkel votes against the change.
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Hitler's birthplace seizure backed by Austrian court

June 30, 2017 - 5:48am
The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be transformed and used by a charity.
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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Tepco executives on trial

June 30, 2017 - 4:27am
Three ex-power company executives plead not guilty at the first criminal trial linked to the disaster.
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How IS tortured prisoners in Mosul

June 30, 2017 - 4:16am
A former prisoner told the BBC's Orla Guerin how IS tortured captives.
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Germany votes for 50m euro social media fines

June 30, 2017 - 3:58am
Social media companies face penalties of up to 50m euros if they fail to remove illegal content quickly.
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Hong Kong activists released after handover protest

June 30, 2017 - 3:01am
They were detained for staging a protest ahead of Hong Kong's handover anniversary celebrations.
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Russia World Cup: Moscow’s Metro gets English makeover

June 30, 2017 - 2:36am
Staff on Moscow's Metro are being trained to help fans find their way across the city without getting lost.
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Venus Williams at fault in fatal car crash in Florida - police

June 30, 2017 - 2:20am
The tennis star is involved in a collision in which an elderly man dies, but she is not charged.
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