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Deadly storm Friederike causes Dutch and German transport chaos

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 4:39pm
A fierce storm sweeping across northern Europe kills eight people and halts Dutch and German trains.
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Popemobile causes horse to throw police officer in Chile

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 4:13pm
The vehicle swerved to avoid hitting the police officer, when her horse reared up in the air.
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Turpin case: 'Chains and padlocks used on siblings'

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 2:30pm
The charges against California couple David and Louise Turpin include torture and child abuse.
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Syria 'ready to down Turkish jets attacking Kurds Afrin'

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 1:40pm
Syria's government warns Turkey against launching an assault on a northern Kurdish enclave.
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Trump tracker: The story of his first year - in seven graphics

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 12:35pm
Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?
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How an 'ice jam' caused river to burst banks in minutes

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 12:25pm
Timelapse footage shows how a partially frozen New York river rose dramatically during a cold snap.
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Plane that skidded off Turkey runway recovered

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 12:24pm
All 168 passengers and crew survived when it slid down a cliff overlooking the Black Sea in Turkey.
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Sweden to issue leaflets on how to prepare for war

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 12:06pm
The publication of the booklets, first issued in World War Two, comes amid rising security concerns.
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Deadly storm causes chaos in Europe

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 11:47am
Four people have been killed by 140km per hour (90mph) winds across Europe.
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Pakistan polio: Mother and daughter killed giving vaccinations

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 11:20am
They were giving drops to children when unknown gunmen shot them dead.
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US police arrest two boys after vandalism killed 500k bees

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 11:09am
They are accused of vandalising hives at an US honey business, causing the bees to freeze to death.
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South Africa: Cape Town slashes water use amid drought

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 10:30am
Residents will be banned from using more than 50 litres of water a day from next month.
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'African gangs' debate polarises Australia

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 10:29am
Recent crime in Melbourne has dominated national news, but many say it is being unfairly exaggerated.
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Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 10:27am
The pontiff performs a Catholic wedding ceremony for airline staff as he travels between cities.
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US plans open-ended military presence in Syria

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 10:22am
The US wants to ensure the enduring defeat of IS, counter Iran's influence and help end the civil war.
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Turpin case: Parents of captive children due in court

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 9:26am
David and Louise Turpin will be asked whether they admit charges of torture and child endangerment.
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Bayeux Tapestry explained... by kids

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 9:24am
The 11th Century artwork tells the story behind one of the most famous battles in English history.
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Trump denies view on Mexico wall changed

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 9:08am
The president fires off tweets after his chief of staff had said campaign promises had evolved.
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Child pregnancies reignite sexual abuse debate in Turkey

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 9:00am
115 underage girls giving birth at a single hospital in five months has reignited sexual abuse debate in Turkey.
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French 'MeToo' creator Sandra Muller 'sued for defamation'

BBC News - January 18, 2018 - 8:43am
Sandra Muller says the former television boss she accused of harassment is taking her to court.
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