• DHL boss: 'We might benefit, but Brexit not a good idea'
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    DHL boss: 'We might benefit, but Brexit not a good idea'

    The chief executive of Deutsche Post DHL has told the BBC that a no-deal Brexit is not a good idea in the long term, even if his company benefits in the short term.Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Frank Appel said people may have misinterpreted previous comments he had made and thought

  • Mass protest against Venezuela's Maduro
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    Mass protest against Venezuela's Maduro

    Thousands are protesting in Venezuela's capital in a bid to topple President Nicolás Maduro's government.Four people reportedly died in overnight clashes ahead of the opposition protests.Mr Maduro was sworn in for a second term in early January, after a poll considered a sham by much of the international

  • Malaysia defends Israeli athletes ban
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    Malaysia defends Israeli athletes ban

    Malaysia's Minister of Youth and Sports, Syed Saddiq, has defended his country's decision to ban Israeli Paralympic swimmers from participating in the World Para Swimming Championships, due to be held in Malaysia in July.He told Hardtalk's Shaun Ley: "If hosting an international event

  • Xiaomi's double-folding smartphone
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    Xiaomi's double-folding smartphone

    Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has revealed its prototype folding phone.

  • Bringing F1 thinking to Davos
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    Bringing F1 thinking to Davos

    Two years ago F1 World Champion Nico Rosberg dramatically walked away from the sport. Now he's taking on the world of business, and wants to bring electric transport to the masses.

  • Niagara Falls becomes 'like movie Frozen'
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    Niagara Falls becomes 'like movie Frozen'

    The world-famous waterfall is transformed into a winter wonderland as a cold snap presents shivering tourists with breathtaking views.

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    Pods teach blind children to program

    Computer programming has previously been a challenge to teach to students with a visual impairment.But now Microsoft is addressing the challenge with a product that features pods that can be arranged together in different ways to carry out different functions.The BBC's technology correspondent Rory

  • Boy sells art to help mother through shutdown
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    Boy sells art to help mother through shutdown

    Tiger Blaylock's mother is not working due to the partial government shutdown in the US. So he came up with a way to help. Video by Morgan Gisholt Minard

  • Prince William interviews Sir David Attenborough
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    Prince William interviews Sir David Attenborough

    Prince William has interviewed Sir David Attenborough at the World Economic Forum in Davos.The veteran broadcaster urged leaders to care for the natural world, and warned that a healthy world was"absolutely essential" to human life.

  • How virtual reality can help you manage pain
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    How virtual reality can help you manage pain

    A company in Israel is using virtual reality to help patients deal with chronic pain or to assist rehabilitation after a stroke or brain injury. VR Health was founded by an air force pilot with neck injuries, who was sure it would aid his recovery.This is part of the BBC's Disruptors series.Reporter

  • 'The Somali story in UK hasn't been told'
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    'The Somali story in UK hasn't been told'

    Britain's Somali community is rarely represented on screen and in public life. Two young British-Somali filmmakers, Mohamud Yusuf Mussa and Yasin Mohamed, have attempted to address this through their short documentary See My Dunya (See My World).The film offers a unique glimpse into Manchester'

  • AI ski instructor fits inside your boots
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    AI ski instructor fits inside your boots

    The Travel Show’s Lucy Hedges tries out the latest ski gadgets including an artificially intelligent ski instructor and ski gloves fitted with Bluetooth to make and receive calls.

  • 'The perception was women didn't fly aircraft'
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    'The perception was women didn't fly aircraft'

    Claire Banks is a rarity - she's a female airline pilot.Just 5% of commercial aircraft pilots are women, but the global industry is now working hard to increase that number.Ms Banks has just been recruited by UK carrier EasyJet.Video journalists: Jonathan Josephs and Jeremy Howell.

  • 'Excellent alpha lady' targets US presidency
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    'Excellent alpha lady' targets US presidency

    The students from Howard University also describe the qualities they believe a presidential candidate needs to have to do the job well. Kamala Harris is a senator in California and previously served as the state's attorney general.

  • IMF economist warns about trade tensions
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    IMF economist warns about trade tensions

    IMF economist chief economist Gita Gopinath warns about the strength of the Chinese economy if trade tensions with US worsen.

  • Why I played on through brain surgery
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    Why I played on through brain surgery

    When Musa Manzini was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour, the surgeons decided there was only one way to perform the removal operation: while was Musa awake.A very uncommon practice in South Africa, the surgeons woke Musa from the anaesthetic after drilling a hole in his head and asked him to play

  • Lissu 'ready' to run for presidency
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    Lissu 'ready' to run for presidency

    The Tanzanian opposition politician, Tundu Lissu says he is "more than ready" to run for the presidency of Tanzania in 2020 if his party wants him to.Mr Lissu, who is chief legal officer for the Tanzanian opposition party Chadema, is currently living in Belgium where he has been undergoing

  • 'Australia's culinary queen' whips up her next venture
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    'Australia's culinary queen' whips up her next venture

    If you like making quick, healthy and gorgeous meals, there is a good chance you have used one of Donna Hay's recipes. Widely known as "Australia's culinary queen", she's created a sprawling business that includes television shows and cooking books.After publishing the 100th and

  • Testing the atmosphere on College Green
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    Testing the atmosphere on College Green

    Justin Rowlatt gets in amongst the protesters on both sides of the Brexit debate.

  • Anger in Greece over Macedonia name change
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    Anger in Greece over Macedonia name change

    Protesters have clashed with police in the Greek capital Athens over plans to rename Greece's northern neighbour, Macedonia.The deal, which is yet to be approved, designates Greece's northern neighbour as the Republic of North Macedonia.

  • UK funeral held for Holocaust victims
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    UK funeral held for Holocaust victims

    A thousand people attended the funeral service at the Bushey New Cemetery, Hertfordshire, including survivors, relatives of those murdered in the Holocaust and the UK's Chief Rabbi.The remains of five adults and one child were part of an anonymous donation made to the museum in 1997.

  • The secret to a good deal
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    The secret to a good deal

    Whether you're buying a house, a car or negotiating your divorce, often you need a bit of help to make both sides come to a final deal.We asked three people who negotiate daily what their tips are to keeping everyone happy - and the advice might just help Theresa May and Donald Trump out.The two

  • Federal workers queue up for free food
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    Federal workers queue up for free food

    Pop-up kitchens are serving free food to unpaid federal workers as the US government shutdown drags on.

  • Naked pics from strangers
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    Naked pics from strangers

    Naked photos sent by strangers on public transport are a growing concern for police in the UK. BBC Minute's Ione Wells has been investigating the rising trend of "cyberflashing".Graphic images are sent to people's phones via features like Bluetooth, and AirDrop on iPhones. Apple advises