• Viper and tree frogs found in luggage
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    Viper and tree frogs found in luggage

    Rare animals have been seized from a passengers luggage as they attempted to pass through an Indian airport. A horned pit viper snake, five Iguanas, four Blue-tongued skinks, three green tree frogs and 22 Egyptian tortoises were found at Chennai airport.Officials say that the species were transported

  • ‘No regrets on joining Trump campaign’
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    ‘No regrets on joining Trump campaign’

    George Papadopoulos, the former campaign adviser to President Trump, who was jailed for lying to the FBI, says he made mistakes but did not regret his involvement in the campaign."I don't regret it at all. It was an event that will never be repeated in history. It was a momentous event. The

  • Michael Avenatti: What you need to know
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    Michael Avenatti: What you need to know

    US lawyer Michael Avenatti, who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Trump, has been arrested on fraud charges.Prosecutors says he tried to extort more than $20m (£15m) from Nike, threatening to use his profile to inflict reputational harm on the firm.

  • Apple announces new services
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    Apple announces new services

    Apple announced new services across some of their apps at a conference in Cupertino, California - including the reveal of their own creative content with stars include Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, Big Bird and Oprah Winfrey.Video Journalist: Cody Melissa Godwin

  • Why are Africa's fish disappearing?
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    Why are Africa's fish disappearing?

    The BBC investigates illegal and unsustainable fishing off the west coast of Africa to find out how one of the most fertile ecosystems on earth has been pushed to the brink. Correspondent: Paul Adams Video Journalist: Charlotte Pamment

  • Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan move
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    Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan move

    Israel seized the Golan Heights from Syria in 1967. Since then, the international community has refused to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the region. The Syrian government has condemned President Donald Trump's move to acknowledge Israeli control and said it would recover the strategically

  • ‘Brexit will make Nato more important’
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    ‘Brexit will make Nato more important’

    Brexit and even a no-deal scenario will not weaken security co-operation within Nato, the organisation’s head Jens Stoltenberg has told BBC Hardtalk's Stephen Sackur.Mr Stoltenberg explained that European and UK members of Nato had told him that Brexit would strengthen the importance of the organisation

  • Bringing back the love for Palm Wine music
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    Bringing back the love for Palm Wine music

    Traditional Palm Wine music has been losing popularity in Ghana in recent years, but an ambitious four-piece band are working hard to bring back the love.Kwan Pa ('the right path') perform indigenous Ghanaian music and are entertaining crowds of young and old alike.Between them the members play

  • The Great Escape remembered 75 years on
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    The Great Escape remembered 75 years on

    The 75th anniversary of 50 Allied soldiers being shot after trying to escape from a German prisoner of war camp is being marked. The story was later made into the film 'The Great Escape' starring Steve McQueen. Today a service of remembrance will be held for those who died. BBC News has been

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    The war in Europe that won't go away

    On 24 March 1999 the US and its Western allies bombed Serbia, in a campaign that ended the Kosovo war.But for many Kosovo Albanians and Serbs, that conflict has never been resolved.The BBC's Jeremy Bowen, Albana Kasapi and Dejan Anastasijevic reported on the war and its aftermath. They explain why

  • 'Stop Brexit' chants at huge London march
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    'Stop Brexit' chants at huge London march

    Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in central London for a march to support a further referendum on the UK’s relationship with the European Union.Under the slogan "Put It To The People”, protesters filled the streets from Park Lane to Parliament Square.On Thursday, European leaders agreed

  • Airlift rescue of cruise ship passengers
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    Airlift rescue of cruise ship passengers

    Helicopters have been airlifting passengers to safety after their cruise liner ran into difficulty off the coast of Norway.MV Viking Sky sent out a distress call warning of engine problems at about 13:00 GMT, amid treacherous seas and strong winds. Bad weather was hampering rescue efforts, with waves

  • People's Vote march to Westminster - sped-up
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    People's Vote march to Westminster - sped-up

    Hundreds of thousands are marching through central London calling for another EU referendum.Demonstrators from the "Put It To The People" campaign are marching from Park Lane to Parliament Square, before rallying in front of Parliament.It comes after the EU agreed to delay the UK's departure

  • People's Vote march to Westminster - sped-up
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    People's Vote march to Westminster - sped-up

    Tens of thousands are marching through central London calling for another EU referendum, as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse.Demonstrators from the "Put It To The People" campaign are marching from Park Lane to Parliament Square, before rallying in front of Parliament.It comes

  • Tim Peake's science badge for Scouts
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    Tim Peake's science badge for Scouts

    Tim Peake was chosen by the Scouts Association to help launch their new science badge.The British Astronaut and Scouts Ambassador says this badge will make science accessible to young people.

  • Flying stunt startles Los Angeles residents
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    Flying stunt startles Los Angeles residents

    A dramatic video shoot had stuntmen flying over Los Angeles in wing suits. Residents took to social media react to the unusual sight.

  • Rare super bloom stuns visitors
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    Rare super bloom stuns visitors

    The golden poppy display came after a heavy rain season that has finally freed the state from a seven-year drought. But this year's bloom is drawing too many visitors in what the mayor has dubbed a "poppy apocalypse". The canyon was temporarily shut down but has now been reopened with new

  • Meet Mansur, man's bear friend
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    Meet Mansur, man's bear friend

    Playing with bears is not to be advised, but a pilot in Russia has formed a special bond with an animal that was abandoned in 2016. Mansur was just a tiny cub when he was found and still plays with his 'guardian', Andrei Ivonov, now that he is grown.He was raised with advice from local biologists

  • 'I'm crying blood for my missing children'
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    'I'm crying blood for my missing children'

    Parts of southern Africa have been left devastated after Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.Hundreds of people have been killed and hundreds of thousands more affected. Even though the cyclone hit Mozambique over a week ago, aid agencies are warning that the disaster is getting

  • Algeria's youth find voice in protest
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    Algeria's youth find voice in protest

    It’s been a month since Algerians took to the streets to protest plans of ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run for a fifth presidential term. Weeks of protests have pushed Bouteflika to drop his bid, but he remains in office, and the demonstrations have continued, with calls for him to resign immediately

  • Christchurch women show headscarf 'solidarity'
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    Christchurch women show headscarf 'solidarity'

    One week after the fatal shootings in two mosques, women in Christchurch have been demonstrating their support for Muslim women.

  • The ancient city where people escape war
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    The ancient city where people escape war

    It’s been four years since an Arab military coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, intervened in Yemen’s civil war.Tens of thousands have been killed, but in amongst the conflict there is one place that’s prospering – the city of Marib. How is that possible? The BBC’s Paul Adams went to find out.Produced -

  • Higher and higher: Levi's boss on women's jeans
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    Higher and higher: Levi's boss on women's jeans

    Levi Strauss boss Chip Bergh talks women's denim with BBC business correspondent Michelle Fleury

  • KFC's UK boss on 'a very bad day at the office'
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    KFC's UK boss on 'a very bad day at the office'

    KFC's UK and Ireland managing director Paula MacKenzie talks about the day the chicken chain ran out of chicken

  • Brexit: 'EU 27 will remain united'
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    Brexit: 'EU 27 will remain united'

    The Czech Republic considers UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s request for an extension to delay Brexit as a valid one and is looking for options that might help get to the deal, the Czech Republic Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek has said.Speaking on Wednesday ahead of the EU summit, Mr Petricek, told