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Fake it to make it

December 4, 2016 - 10:43pm
Many of the fake news websites that sprang up during the US election campaign have been traced to a small city in Macedonia, where teenagers are pumping out sensationalist stories to earn cash from advertising.
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The hipster and rock chick hijabis

December 4, 2016 - 10:05pm
Along with making a religious statement, the hijab is now central to fashion in the Muslim world.
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The women saving Somalia’s mothers

December 4, 2016 - 9:04pm
Despite not having been paid for months, these surgeons are fighting for lives on childbirth wards.
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The Indian women loitering with intent

December 4, 2016 - 8:52pm
Women in India are "loitering" together at night time to change attitudes about what females can do.
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App tracks who’s cat-calling you

December 4, 2016 - 8:11pm
Three Lebanese women have launched an app designed to stop street harassment.
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Indian village goes back to bartering

December 4, 2016 - 8:05pm
Villagers in Brindapur, West Bengal, have gone back to bartering because of India's cash crisis.
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Sleeping on toilet floors

December 4, 2016 - 8:03pm
How Chris Gardner went from sleeping rough with his young son on the floor of a public toilet to the life of a multi-millionaire investor.
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Small tornado hits Russia's Olympic city Sochi

December 4, 2016 - 7:40pm
A small tornado descends on Russia's Olympic city Sochi as stormy weather batters the coastline.
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Spain floods: Man and dog rescued in Costa del Sol

December 4, 2016 - 7:27pm
A man and his dog are airlifted from chest-high floods in the Costa del Sol region of Spain.
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'Fagin's Law' to target crime ringleaders in Australia

December 4, 2016 - 7:27pm
Adults who groom children into committing crimes could be targeted under new laws in Australia.
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Oakland fire: 33 confirmed dead as search continues

December 4, 2016 - 7:10pm
The number of people confirmed dead in a warehouse fire in California rises to 33.
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Standing Rock: US Army refuses N Dakota pipeline access

December 4, 2016 - 6:54pm
The US Army denies access for an oil pipeline in North Dakota in a victory for Native American activists.
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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.