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Calais 'Jungle' children with nowhere to sleep

16 min 51 sec ago
Hundreds of migrants remain at the Calais "Jungle" camp, including some 200 minors without beds.
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Italy earthquakes: Strong tremors shake central region

21 min 59 sec ago
Two strong earthquakes hit central Italy, damaging buildings and sending people into the streets.
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Dreamworld: Australia theme park under fire from victims' families

58 min 27 sec ago
The owners of Australia's Dreamworld theme park face anger from the families of four people killed on a ride.
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Australian MP uses official chauffeur to shuttle dogs

2 hours 1 min ago
A senior Australian politician apologises for using his chauffeur to transport his dogs 120km (80 miles) to his country house.
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Venezuela anti-Maduro protests: Policeman shot dead

2 hours 39 min ago
A police officer is shot dead and many people are hurt as anti-government protests are organised in cities across Venezuela.
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Samsung operating profit plunges 30% in wake of Note 7 fiasco

October 26, 2016 - 11:21pm
The world's largest smartphone maker Samsung sees its operating profit plunge by 30%, pulled down by the recall of its Note 7 flagship phone.
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Guo Chuan: World record attempt Chinese sailor missing

October 26, 2016 - 11:05pm
A Chinese sailor trying to break the world record for crossing the Pacific alone goes missing near Hawaii.
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US abstains from UN vote against Cuba embargo

October 26, 2016 - 9:20pm
In a historic first, the US abstains from a UN vote condemning its economic embargo on Cuba.
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Al-Qaeda leader 'targeted by US drone strike in Afghanistan'

October 26, 2016 - 7:53pm
US military officials say a drone strike targeted a senior al-Qaeda leader in north eastern Afghanistan on Sunday.
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Oklahoma manhunt for live-streaming homicides suspect

October 26, 2016 - 7:51pm
Oklahoma police hunt a double murder suspect who live-streamed his escape after a shoot-out.
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Swamp hideout

October 26, 2016 - 7:44pm
Thousands civilians have been displaced in the ongoing fighting in South Sudan with some seeking refuge in protection sites across the country. The plight of an 11-year-old boy captures the suffering of many in the country. The BBC's Anne Soy reports.
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Inside one of Islamic State's tunnels

October 26, 2016 - 7:32pm
Orla Guerin goes inside one of Islamic State's tunnel networks.
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The Skype sex scam

October 26, 2016 - 7:24pm
Arab men are being targeted by blackmailers who trick them into them masturbating on webcams - then make them pay for it.
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October 26, 2016 - 7:18pm
Kosovan Albanians' adulation for Bill and Hillary Clinton persists years after Nato's military intervention, finds the BBC's Guy Delauney - but is it justified?
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God, alcohol and hash

October 26, 2016 - 7:16pm
Life in a monastery involves devotion to contemplation and prayer, but some religious orders also pledge themselves to producing alcoholic drinks and even products extracted from marijuana.
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World wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years'

October 26, 2016 - 7:13pm
Global wildlife populations have fallen by 58% since 1970, according to a biodiversity report.
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The men being sexually shamed and blackmailed online

October 26, 2016 - 7:08pm
A BBC investigation has discovered that men are being sexually shamed and blackmailed online.
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Chinmayi Sripaada: The woman who took on cyberbullies

October 26, 2016 - 7:04pm
Popular singer Chinmayi Sripaada is responsible for India's first arrests under new cyberbullying laws and says women should not be afraid to take on their abusers.
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'I found the man who saved my life'

October 26, 2016 - 7:03pm
Thirty-six years after being rescued from the sea as a refugee from Vietnam, Yen Siow tried to find the ship's crew who saved her life.
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Hillary Clinton fashion on point in Kosovo

October 26, 2016 - 7:03pm
A fashion shop in the Albanian capital Pristina features clothes based on Hillary Clinton's wardrobe.
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Published on July 11, 2016, the lyrics to The Doves song "Pulse" remind us: “…the steady drumbeat of your “Pulse” — thump, thump, thump — is all that stands between you and eternity.”