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Michelle Obama hits out at Donald Trump

July 26, 2016 - 1:32am
Michelle Obama hits out at Republican Donald Trump in a speech at the Democratic National Convention
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Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip

July 25, 2016 - 11:26pm
The first round-the-world solar powered flight has been completed.
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Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip

July 25, 2016 - 10:46pm
The Solar Impulse becomes the first aircraft to circle the globe powered by the sun after landing in Abu Dhabi on the last leg of its journey.
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World Youth Day: 'It brings so much hope to a world in despair'

July 25, 2016 - 9:28pm
The BBC asked three young people attending World Youth Day to keep video diaries of their experiences.
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Ship hits wall of Panama Canal renewing design concerns

July 25, 2016 - 8:25pm
A Chinese container ship hits a wall of the recently-widened Panama Canal, amid concerns that the new canal has less space for manoeuvres and could be unsafe.
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Dutch men revealed as world's tallest

July 25, 2016 - 7:39pm
When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a study reveals.
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Fishing for shrimp

July 25, 2016 - 7:11pm
Photographer Charles Fox documents the work of the Trapang Sangke fishing community in Cambodia.
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Pushing boundaries

July 25, 2016 - 7:07pm
Syria's Kurds have come a long way since declaring self-rule in 2013, but territorial expansion is creating its own problems, writes the BBC's Lina Sinjab.
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Hunting ground

July 25, 2016 - 7:05pm
The interconnectivity of people on social media means it is a perfect hunting ground for cybercriminals looking to do harm.
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Rio ban for seven Russian swimmers

July 25, 2016 - 6:24pm
Seven Russian swimmers and three rowers are banned from the Rio Olympics by their sports' governing bodies after last week's McLaren Report.
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Michael Jordan speaks out on US race violence, pledging $2m

July 25, 2016 - 6:14pm
US basketball star Michael Jordan, previously criticised for not speaking out about political issues, says he can "no longer stay silent" after police shootings and deaths.
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South Sudan: Salva Kiir removes Riek Machar as deputy leader

July 25, 2016 - 5:32pm
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir removes Riek Machar as first vice president, two weeks after the rival leaders' forces clashed in the capital.
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Ansbach explosion: Bomber pledged allegiance to IS

July 25, 2016 - 4:55pm
Video showing the Syrian man who blew himself up in Ansbach, Germany, pledging allegiance to so-called Islamic State is found on his phone, officials say.
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Harry Potter book breaks US record

July 25, 2016 - 4:12pm
It's been nine years since the last book in J. K. Rowling's series, but pre-orders for a upcoming play script have broken all kinds of records.
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Under fire

July 25, 2016 - 3:34pm
The BBC speaks to two of the 42 journalists facing arrest following the failed coup against Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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'Strange times'

July 25, 2016 - 3:31pm
"These are strange times for Bavaria," Bethany Bell hears in Munich, following the spate of violence.
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Team Refugee: The refugee camp runners aiming for Rio Olympics

July 25, 2016 - 2:39pm
The remarkable story of two refugees from Sudan aiming to make Olympic history.
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Bernie Sanders booed for praising Clinton

July 25, 2016 - 2:26pm
Supporters of Bernie Sanders booed after the senator urged them to support Hillary Clinton on day one of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
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Spain registers first Zika microcephaly birth in Europe

July 25, 2016 - 1:50pm
A woman with the Zika virus gives birth in Spain to a baby with microcephaly, said to be the first such birth registered in Europe.
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Florida nightclub shooting: Two teenagers dead and 16 injured

July 25, 2016 - 1:49pm
Two teenagers are killed and up to 16 other people are injured in a shooting at a nightclub in the city of Fort Myers in Florida, police say.
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