• What has changed in The Gambia since President Jammeh's departure?
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    What has changed in The Gambia since President Jammeh's departure?

    Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh was accused by human rights groups of a violent crackdown against many of his own people during his 22 years in power. But since his departure, what is life like for a new generation of Gambians? BBC Minute asks three activists to provide an update on a nation in

  • What to do in winter? Have a picnic
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    What to do in winter? Have a picnic

    Lindsay Zier-Vogel swears that picnics are a great way to enjoy the city during the winter season.

  • Meet the man who lives in a sandcastle
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    Meet the man who lives in a sandcastle

    His friends call him King Marcio.Marcio Matolias has lived in a sandcastle for 22 years in a posh neighbourhood of Rio De Janeiro.

  • Deported from Belgium, tortured in Sudan
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    Deported from Belgium, tortured in Sudan

    Last autumn Belgian authorities invited Sudanese officials to identify Sudanese migrants living in Brussels and speed up deportation. But as reports emerge of torture on return to their home country, has this approach endangered those seeking refuge?

  • Trump's politics: 2 women, 2 vastly different views
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    Trump's politics: 2 women, 2 vastly different views

    Trump's politics have been divisive in America, and it's no different for two women CBC News spoke to last year as his presidency began. Kim Wilson is a staunch Republican and Lorna Watt is a steadfast Democrat. Despite their different takes, the two have stayed in touch during a year that saw

  • Trudeau visits First Nation amid suicide crisis
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    Trudeau visits First Nation amid suicide crisis

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Pikangikum First Nation, a community struggling with a suicide crisis and many other problems affecting young people and their mental health

  • U.S. government nears shutdown amid scramble to strike a deal
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    U.S. government nears shutdown amid scramble to strike a deal

    The U.S. government is close to a shutdown and politicians are scrambling to strike a deal. At midnight, the government will run out of money — U.S. officials need to come to a compromise before then if they want to keep funding flowing

  • Olympic coach accused of having affairs with athletes
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    Olympic coach accused of having affairs with athletes

    An Olympic-level coach has been accused of having affairs with his athletes. A former U.S. speed skater tells CBC News that she has come forward to Speed Skating Canada to report allegations that Canada's head coach, Michael Crowe, had sexual relationships with athletes during his time as a coach

  • Man charged with Toronto killings appears in court
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    Man charged with Toronto killings appears in court

    Bruce McArthur, a Toronto man arrested in relation to the disappearances of Andrew Kinsman and Selim Esen, appeared in court today on first-degree murder charges. The bodies of the two men haven't been found but police say they have a good idea of how they died

  • Acquittal in Lac-Mégantic disaster brings mixed feelings
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    Acquittal in Lac-Mégantic disaster brings mixed feelings

    The acquittal of three workers in the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster has brought mixed feelings to residents of the hard-hit community, some of whom are not convinced the right people were put on trial. Tom Harding, Richard Labrie and Jean Demaitre were acquitted on charges of criminal negligence in the

  • “There’s going to be nothing for us to do”
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    “There’s going to be nothing for us to do”

    US lawmakers are racing against a midnight deadline to avert a government shutdown. The last shutdown occurred in 2013 and lased 16 days. The BBC spoke to federal workers to find out what happens if the lights are shut off.

  • Virgin's transport of the future
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    Virgin's transport of the future

    A California start-up chaired by British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is trying to turn the dream of a high-speed pod-and-tube transport system into a reality.The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones travelled to Virgin Hyperloop One's test site in Nevada, US, to see how much progress it is making.

  • The Roundup
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    The Roundup

    Ian Lee of Carleton University's Sprott School of Business on some of the day's top stories

  • Online cross-border shopping
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    Online cross-border shopping

    Christine McDaniel of George Mason University on calls to raise the threshold for tax and duties on cross-borders shipments bought online

  • Why Italians are saying 'no' to takeaway coffee
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    Why Italians are saying 'no' to takeaway coffee

    Drinking takeaway coffee is a way of life in many parts of the world. So why do Italians refuse to do it? Reporter: James ReynoldsVideo producer: Sofia Bettiza

  • Pope sends gift to woman thrown from horse
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    Pope sends gift to woman thrown from horse

    The police woman, whose horse was startled during Pope Francis' visit to Chile, is recovering in hospital.

  • Why these women are sticking with Trump
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    Why these women are sticking with Trump

    As members of "Michigan Trump Republicans", these women have supported Donald Trump since his days as a candidate. Why do they think he's a strong president for women?

  • Lac-Mégantic Verdict: 3 railway workers found not guilty
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    Lac-Mégantic Verdict: 3 railway workers found not guilty

    Three men facing charges in the Lac-Mégantic trial have been found not guilty. The railway workers had been charged with criminal negligence resulting in 47 deaths

  • How did man escape this crash unscathed?
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    How did man escape this crash unscathed?

    A tow truck driver attempted to load a broken-down car when another vehicle slid out of control.Michigan state police released the video asking motorists to slow down.

  • Woman carries her heart in a rucksack
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    Woman carries her heart in a rucksack

    Selwa Hussain, from Ilford, east London, needed a new heart but was too unwell for a transplant.She became the first woman in the UK to leave hospital with an artificial heart.

  • Where and why will women be marching?
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    Where and why will women be marching?

    A year after millions took to the streets across the US and countries around the world, women's marches are being held in lots of cities this weekend.Here's what you need to know about where they are and what the protests are about.Video by Olivia Lace-Evans

  • Olympic gold medallists face their abuser
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    Olympic gold medallists face their abuser

    Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber deliver powerful testimony in court, describing abuse by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

  • Criminologist says it's too early to criticize police in Toronto murder probe
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    Criminologist says it's too early to criticize police in Toronto murder probe

    'What you see them doing publicly and what's actually going behind the scenes may be two different things,' says Western University prof

  • Is Donald Trump part of a cosmic agenda?
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    Is Donald Trump part of a cosmic agenda?

    As Donald Trump marks a year in office, we spoke to one California-based spiritual channeller, who thinks the president is part of a cosmic plan to change the world.Picture credit: BBC/Getty Images

  • Malaysia's booming hardware hub
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    Malaysia's booming hardware hub

    The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.Similar to the way Silicon Valley developed, local engineers from big tech manufacturers are leaving to strike out on their own, creating a growing ecosystem. So could Penang be Asia