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US election: Trump calls Hillary Clinton a 'bigot'

August 25, 2016 - 10:32am
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump accuses Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" in his latest appeal to minority voters.
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Italy earthquake: Moment of aftershock caught on film

August 25, 2016 - 10:31am
The BBC's James Reynolds tells of feeling the ground move during one of the aftershocks following Italy's deadly earthquake.
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US urges action over 'Syrian chemical attacks'

August 25, 2016 - 9:38am
The US leads calls for "strong and swift action" after a UN investigation concludes that the Syrian government used chlorine gas against its own people
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Italy earthquake: Death toll passes 240 as rescue efforts continue

August 25, 2016 - 9:35am
The death toll in the Italian earthquake reaches 241 as rescuers continue efforts to find survivors in the rubble of Amatrice and nearby small towns.
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WhatsApp users to receive adverts

August 25, 2016 - 9:10am
WhatsApp changes its privacy policy so that businesses can send messages to people using the service.
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Shanghai mulls removing English from street signs

August 25, 2016 - 8:47am
Highways agency says getting rid of English and pinyin would make more space for Chinese characters.
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'I was fined for wearing hijab on beach' in Cannes

August 25, 2016 - 8:33am
Siam, 34, was recently fined by police on the beach in Cannes for wearing leggings, a tunic and a headscarf.
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Sonia Rykiel: French fashion designer dies at 86

August 25, 2016 - 7:19am
French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel dies at the age of 86 after suffering from Parkinson's disease, her family says.
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Lawnmower prompts Northern Lights alert

August 25, 2016 - 6:23am
A lawnmower has been blamed for wrongly triggering sensors that predict when the Northern Lights will be visible in the UK.
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Drone footage reveals quake destruction

August 25, 2016 - 6:01am
Drone footage shows extent of Italy quake destruction in Pescara del Tronto
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Colombians welcome Farc peace agreement deal

August 25, 2016 - 5:43am
After more than three years of peace talks in Cuba, the Colombian Government and the left wing guerrilla group, the FARC, have reached a final peace deal.
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Children pulled from Italian earthquake rubble alive

August 25, 2016 - 5:11am
Footage shows children being pulled from Italian earthquake rubble alive
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US keeper suspended for 'cowards' comment

August 25, 2016 - 4:45am
United States goalkeeper Hope Solo is suspended for six months for describing Olympic opponents Sweden as "a bunch of cowards".
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Prince's Paisley Park home to open to the public

August 25, 2016 - 4:25am
The private estate and studio complex that belonged to Prince is to open to the public, six months after his death.
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Indian man carries dead wife's body for 12km

August 25, 2016 - 4:19am
An impoverished man in India carries his wife's body for 12km after the hospital where she died allegedly failed to provide a vehicle to transport her body.
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Finding Gobi: Runner reunited with marathon companion dog

August 25, 2016 - 3:57am
A runner and the dog which joined him on a Chinese ultra-marathon, winning fans worldwide, are reunited after "Gobi" goes missing in China.
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Orlando club shooting: Survivors' medical bills waived

August 25, 2016 - 3:16am
Hospitals in Orlando say they will not charge for treatment provided to survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre in which 49 people were killed.
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Aerial shots

August 25, 2016 - 2:56am
Aerial shots reveal the devastation in Amatrice following Wednesday's earthquake which killed at least 247 people in central Italy.
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India aims to ban $1bn surrogacy industry

August 25, 2016 - 2:26am
The Indian government unveils a draft law which would ban commercial surrogacy, in an attempt to regulate the industry.
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How Americans responded to Nigel Farage

August 25, 2016 - 2:03am
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage addressed supporters of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Mississippi.
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