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Experiment 'turns waste CO2 to stone'

June 9, 2016 - 2:12pm
Scientists think they have found a smart way to constrain carbon dioxide emissions - just turn them to stone.
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Paris attacks: Mohamed Abrini to be extradited to France

June 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
A Belgian court approves the extradition to France of Mohamed Abrini, a key suspect in the Paris and Brussels attacks.
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Italy politics: Silvio Berlusconi to have heart surgery

June 9, 2016 - 1:08pm
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is to have heart surgery after an attack that could have killed him, his doctor says.
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Ethiopia base in Somalia attacked by al-Shabab

June 9, 2016 - 12:45pm
Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it has killed 60 Ethiopian soldiers in an attack on an African Union base in Somalia.
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Cambodia Khmer Rouge leader admits killing four Westerners

June 9, 2016 - 12:04pm
A former leader of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime admits murdering four unidentified Westerners in the 1970s and burning their bodies.
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Muhammad Ali: Islamic prayer service in Louisville, Kentucky

June 9, 2016 - 11:54am
An Islamic prayer service is being held for Muhammad Ali. More than 14,000 people have tickets to the service at Freedom Hall in Louisville.
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Europe migrant crisis: Doubt cast on identity of 'smuggler' extradited to Italy

June 9, 2016 - 11:43am
Italy is checking the identity of a suspect extradited from Sudan in a high-profile operation against people-smuggling, amid fears he is the wrong man.
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'Tortured' rendition couple angry over failure to charge MI6

June 9, 2016 - 11:15am
A man who was secretly detained and allegedly tortured after being sent to Libya with his pregnant wife tells the BBC of his disappointment that no-one will be prosecuted.
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US elections: Obama calls for Democratic unity

June 9, 2016 - 11:10am
President Obama says he hopes the Democrats "pull things together" after Hillary Clinton claims the presidential nomination but her rival refuses to end his bid.
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Belgium concern as WW2 Nazis 'get German pensions'

June 9, 2016 - 10:37am
A Belgian minister voices concern that Belgian ex-Nazi collaborators may still be receiving German pensions.
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Does police footage show the 'wrong man'?

June 9, 2016 - 10:36am
Friends of a man extradited to Italy on Tuesday on people smuggling charges say police have the wrong man.
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Forever in their debt

June 9, 2016 - 10:29am
After US TV host John Oliver's grand gesture to 9.000 debtors, we take a look at the often unscrupulous practices of debt collectors.
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Seagull turns orange after falling into curry

June 9, 2016 - 10:17am
A seagull turns bright orange after falling into a vat of chicken tikka masala.
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Tel Aviv shooting: Israel suspends Palestinian permits

June 9, 2016 - 9:52am
Israel suspends entry permits for 83,000 Palestinians hours after two gunmen kill four people in an attack in Tel Aviv.
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Choosing love

June 9, 2016 - 9:25am
The daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu says part of her was "stripped away" when she had to relinquish the Anglican priesthood over her same-sex marriage.
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'I can't accept my sexuality and want to die'

June 9, 2016 - 9:02am
The Victoria Derbyshire programme speaks to a 39-year-old man who is seeking euthanasia because he cannot accept his sexuality.
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Millions of stolen Twitter logins put on sale

June 9, 2016 - 7:57am
Up to 32 million Twitter login names and passwords are reportedly being offered for sale online.
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Bill Gates launches chicken plan to help Africa poor

June 9, 2016 - 7:55am
Microsoft founder Bill Gates launches a campaign to help extremely poor families in sub-Saharan Africa by giving them chickens.
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