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Fillon refuses to quit French election despite investigation

36 min 25 sec ago
The French centre-right presidential candidate is accused of fraud - but will not quit.
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Simultaneous Taliban attacks kill at least 16 in Kabul

47 min 31 sec ago
The almost simultaneous attacks targeted a police station and intelligence agency offices.
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'Not all criminals'

1 hour 20 min ago
Nigerian shop-owner Emmeka Uhanna tells the BBC that he is worried following recent xenophobic attacks in parts of Johannesburg.
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Murder investigation into mysterious family disappearance in France

1 hour 24 min ago
A document and a pair of trousers of one of the missing have now been found 300km from their city.
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Is there a contender?

1 hour 46 min ago
As mainstream disaffection laps at Australian shores, opportunists vie for greater influence.
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Australian economy has been recession-free for 25 years

2 hours 19 min ago
How Australia has managed to protect itself against recession for a quarter of a century
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Toy company Lego to produce Women of Nasa set

2 hours 30 min ago
They include scientist Katherine Johnson, who was portrayed in the film Hidden Figures.
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German politicians want Erdogan banned

2 hours 31 min ago
The arrest of a German-Turkish journalist is causing a diplomatic row between Germany and Turkey.
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Madrid bans Catholic group's anti-transgender bus

2 hours 32 min ago
A bus with the message "If you are born a man, you are a man" is removed from the Spanish capital.
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Sweet sensation

2 hours 40 min ago
Anna Larsson has inspired thousands after cutting sugar out her four-year-old daughter's diet.
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Turkish town of Karamursel hails its 'Superman' mayor

3 hours 42 min ago
The mayor of Karamursel in Turkey is lauded for rescuing a diver in difficulties.
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Syria conflict: All parties committed war crimes in Aleppo - UN

3 hours 44 min ago
Investigators say government forces used chlorine bombs and rebels shelled civilians indiscriminately.
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Dishwasher becomes part-owner of top restaurant Noma

4 hours 24 min ago
Ali Sonko, a dishwasher from The Gambia, is a long-time team member at Noma in Copenhagen.
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The African circus comes to town

4 hours 42 min ago
Traditional music and dance combine with spectacular circus stunts as Mother Africa opens in London as part of a global tour.
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Anders Bering Breivik loses human rights case against Norway

5 hours 18 min ago
A lower court had ruled that the mass murderer was being kept in inhumane conditions.
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French candidate Francois Fillon pulls out of key event

6 hours 15 min ago
The centre-right hopeful's dramatic move raises more doubts about his campaign.
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Facebook artificial intelligence spots suicidal users

6 hours 43 min ago
Algorithms are being used to offer help to Facebook users who appear to be considering killing themselves.
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Mosul battle: Iraqi forces cut IS escape route to Tal Afar

6 hours 56 min ago
IS militants in the west of the city are now cut off from their nearby stronghold of Tal Afar.
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Man accused over 3D-printed guns is sci-fi fan, court told

7 hours 15 min ago
An Australian court hears a man charged with using a 3D printer to make guns let his hobby get "out of hand".
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Australia goes 25 years without recession

7 hours 41 min ago
A rebound in exports and domestic spending brings Australia close to a record for uninterrupted growth.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.