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iPhone thieves ‘used van to rob moving truck’

July 31, 2017 - 10:36am
Five thieves looted a truck on the motorway by climbing out of a moving van, Dutch police say.
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South African farmers in 'coffin case' plead not guilty

July 31, 2017 - 9:24am
The two men allegedly forced a black South African into a coffin and threatened to burn him alive.
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Kabul attack: Gun battle and suicide bombing in Afghan capital

July 31, 2017 - 9:06am
Two Afghan embassy employees were killed in the assault, officials tell the BBC.
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Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax charges

July 31, 2017 - 8:22am
The football star has previously said his "conscience is clear" over accusations he evaded tax.
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Jakarta bans bikes from busy new road over selfie risk

July 31, 2017 - 8:05am
Indonesia bars motorbikes from a busy new road to prevent potential accidents caused by selfie-taking.
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New Zealander paints his own parking restrictions

July 31, 2017 - 7:34am
Russell Taylor says his homemade yellow lines stop selfish parking caused by rising gentrification.
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Irish parliament bar bills to be written off

July 31, 2017 - 7:02am
There is "no realistic prospect" of outstanding bills at Ireland's parliament buildings being paid.
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Jeanne Moreau: French screen icon and star of Jules et Jim, dies at 89

July 31, 2017 - 6:18am
The screen icon appeared in films like Jules et Jim, Moderato Cantabile and Viva Maria!.
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Russia's Putin orders 755 US diplomatic staff to be cut

July 31, 2017 - 5:58am
The Russian move reduces US diplomatic staff numbers to the same as Russian diplomats in the US.
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Power to the people?

July 31, 2017 - 4:47am
BBC News takes a closer look at the controversial constituent assembly convened by President Maduro.
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Russian official voices angst with Europe in poetry

July 31, 2017 - 4:03am
Barred from entry: Russia's Deputy Prime Minister voices his angst in social media verse.
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HSBC profits rise as it prepares for UK ringfence

July 31, 2017 - 3:31am
Europe's largest bank announced a $2bn share buyback as it prepares to ring-fence its UK retail arm.
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Dogs take part in El Salvador costume contest

July 31, 2017 - 3:28am
From pirates to pompoms, dogs and their owners show off some paw-some looks in El Salvador.
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It is easy to expose users' secret web habits, say researchers

July 31, 2017 - 3:26am
Porn browsing habits and confidential documents are found in supposedly anonymised data.
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Venezuela opposition slams 'sham' poll

July 31, 2017 - 3:22am
The opposition disputes the turnout figure of 41.5% saying fewer voted for the constituent assembly.
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Chester Bennington: Linkin Park singer's funeral held in California

July 31, 2017 - 2:32am
A private funeral takes place for Chester Bennington, who took his own life earlier this month.
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Apple accused of 'siding with censorship'

July 31, 2017 - 2:28am
VPN providers say US tech giant has 'sided with censorship' by pulling their products.
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