• Double-headed snake surprises homeowner
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    Double-headed snake surprises homeowner

    Scientists hope to find a new home for a rare copperhead snake found in Virginia.The double-headed creature was discovered in a garden and is unlikely to survive in the wild.

  • Are temporary tattoos a sell-out?
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    Are temporary tattoos a sell-out?

    As temporary tattoos grow in popularity, some wonder if the trend stems from a fear of commitment.

  • Kenya lifts lesbian film ban for a week
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    Kenya lifts lesbian film ban for a week

    A Kenyan judge has temporarily lifted a ban on a film about a lesbian relationship - for a week, so the movie can be submitted for the Oscars. Kenya's film classification board imposed the ban on Rafiki in April for "promoting lesbianism".Homosexuality is illegal in Kenya - a legacy of

  • Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?
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    Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?

    India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed "Modicare", designed as a safety net for millions of people who struggle to afford quality medical care.Devina Gupta reports from North India’s state of Haryana.

  • Big-mouthed eel gulps for the camera
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    Big-mouthed eel gulps for the camera

    A rare gulper eel is caught on camera displaying its huge pouch-like mouth in Hawaii.The creature was filmed at a depth of 1,425m below sea level.

  • 'UK can build its own sat-nav system'
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    'UK can build its own sat-nav system'

    The chief executive of the UK Space Agency, Graham Turnock, has said he would prefer the UK to continue working on the European Galileo satellite navigation system which is intended to rival the US GPS system.However, if as a result of Brexit, the UK is no longer able to continue then "it is perfectly

  • Puppies steal spotlight at military parade
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    Puppies steal spotlight at military parade

    All eyes were on nine young golden retrievers at Chile's annual military parade in Santiago. The puppies are the newest recruits to a police canine training unit.

  • Meghan dishes up and Harry nabs leftovers
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    Meghan dishes up and Harry nabs leftovers

    Meghan Markle has launched a charity cookbook for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in London.The Duchess of Sussex was joined by her mother Doria Ragland and husband Prince Harry as she celebrated with the women of the Hubb Community Kitchen, who helped create the recipes.Ms Markle praised the

  • Is Bodyguard star really dead?
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    Is Bodyguard star really dead?

    The Bodyguard creator Jed Mecurio talks to Newsnight about Sunday's finale of the hit series.

  • The man who lives with 400 reptiles
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    The man who lives with 400 reptiles

    Philippe Gillet shares his house on the banks of the River Loire in France with 400 reptiles.He's got two alligators who roam freely through his living room and a cobra in a coffee table, among other animals.

  • 'There's a huge opportunity for growth'
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    'There's a huge opportunity for growth'

    "Only half our customers are using the internet or are using data, there's still a huge opportunity for growth", says Shameel Joosub, the CEO of South Africa's biggest mobile provider, Vodacom.

  • GoPro's new stabilisation put to the test
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    GoPro's new stabilisation put to the test

    GoPro's latest action camera promises to produce smooth videos without the need for a separate gimbal or other stabilisation equipment.The Hero 7 Black can record steadied clips in real-time and sped-up hyperlapse mode.The company has posted a loss in all but one of the previous 11 quarters, leading

  • 'I'm not a chef, I'm a restaurateur'
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    'I'm not a chef, I'm a restaurateur'

    South African restaurateur Natasha Sideris talks to the BBC's Lerato Mbele about the philosophy behind her business success and her hopes for her new restaurant - her third in the Gulf state of Dubai."I'm not a chef, I'm a restaurateur," she says."Think of the conductor of

  • Peace on the Korean peninsula?
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    Peace on the Korean peninsula?

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut one of the country's main missile testing and launch sites, says the South's President Moon Jae-in.Laura Bicker considers what might happen next.

  • How to cook on a student budget
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    How to cook on a student budget

    As students head back to university and college after the summer break, food vlogger Ben Lebus gives us his top tips for students cooking on a budget.

  • 'Education is my way out'
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    'Education is my way out'

    John Mary is paid $1 a day to teach children in the world's largest floating slum, but she's determined to leave and go to University. In Makoko, Lagos many girls are pregnant by the age of 13, but John Mary has always wanted a different life. She told BBC Minute: "Makoko is a very dirty

  • Would you play a video game about Brexit?
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    Would you play a video game about Brexit?

    Would you play a video game about Brexit?Not Tonight is a game that imagines a dystopian post-Brexit future where citizens of European heritage have been rounded up and exiled. Forced out of your previous life, you find yourself in the midst of a booming gig economy, fighting to scrape by and return

  • Ex-Blackwater CEO's plan to end Afghan war
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    Ex-Blackwater CEO's plan to end Afghan war

    The founder and former head of the Blackwater private security firm, Erik Prince, has said he believes private security contractors are key to ending the war in Afghanistan. Speaking to BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur, Mr Prince said he had produced a plan that would see troops replaced with private military

  • Grandad tackles armed raiders
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    Grandad tackles armed raiders

    A great-grandfather who tackled would-be robbers wielding a sawn-off shotgun and hammers has become an internet hit.Denis O'Connor was in the Bar One Racing office in Glanmire, County Cork, on Saturday when three raiders burst through the door.

  • 'One of the finest people'
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    'One of the finest people'

    President Donald Trump says of his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh: "He is one of the great intellects and one of the finest people that anybody has known."

  • Hundreds rescued in deadly Florence floods
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    Hundreds rescued in deadly Florence floods

    Emergency crews have rescued more than 900 people in North Carolina as floodwaters continue to rise. Officials say the deadly storm has left at least 23 people dead.

  • Video games created using AI
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    Video games created using AI

    Researchers in the US are using artificial intelligence to develop new video games.BBC Click finds out more.

  • Robots take over the runway
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    Robots take over the runway

    A catwalk show at London Fashion Week has divided opinions about the future of fashion.Video produced by BBC Minute.

  • Robots: the future of fashion?
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    Robots: the future of fashion?

    A robot has rolled down the runway during London Fashion week for the first time.The machine was covered in jewels to fit in with the show's theme of technology and fashion.

  • Typhoon wreaks havoc on Philippine town
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    Typhoon wreaks havoc on Philippine town

    The BBC's Howard Johnson revisits the town of Aparri to take a look at the damage caused by the Typhoon Mangkhut.Local community leaders say around 750 buildings in Aparri have destroyed by the storm.