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Corpses 'piling up' in Sierra Leone

August 15, 2017 - 2:34pm
Corpses are "piled up" at the main mortuary in the capital Freetown, reports the BBC's Umaru Fofana.
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Sierra Leone mudslides: Urgent plea for help as death toll rises

August 15, 2017 - 1:55pm
The president urges assistance as the death toll nears 400, with hundreds reportedly still missing.
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Belgians eat giant omelette in Malmedy despite egg scare

August 15, 2017 - 1:52pm
The Belgian town of Malmedy feasted on a giant omelette, defying a European egg contamination scare.
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Madeira: Twelve killed by falling tree

August 15, 2017 - 1:02pm
The moment parts of a tree fell on a crowd was caught on camera during a Facebook live.
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Mistaken identity

August 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
A US professor wrongly identified as a white supremacist in Charlottesville tweets his innocence.
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How the net united against Daily Stormer

August 15, 2017 - 12:27pm
A website featuring white supremacist content has become the focus of online debate after Charlottesville.
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Irish student fails to recognise PM

August 15, 2017 - 12:05pm
Dublin woman asked Leo Varadkar if he was Irish, before seating him at a "tiny table".
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Pen Hadow sets sail for North Pole as Arctic ice melts

August 15, 2017 - 11:28am
Can 10 men and a dog, led by British explorer Pen Hadow, become the first to sail to the North Pole?
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Confederate statue pulled down in North Carolina

August 15, 2017 - 11:26am
A monument to pro-slavery forces is destroyed, in the wake of clashes in Charlottesville.
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Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt

August 15, 2017 - 11:19am
The tombs contained sarcophagi of various sizes, along with bones and clay fragments, say officials.
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Thai activist gets prison for sharing king's profile on Facebook

August 15, 2017 - 11:03am
A young activist receives a prison term of two-and-a-half years after sharing an article on Facebook.
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No sign of Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe in South Africa court

August 15, 2017 - 10:45am
Zimbabwe's first lady is alleged to have beaten a woman at a South African hotel.
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NY woman is third in her family to be killed by a car

August 15, 2017 - 9:53am
Three family members die in separate pedestrian traffic accidents in the same Long Island town.
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Norfolk beach giant pipe salvage under way

August 15, 2017 - 9:20am
Salvage teams are removing a number of giant pipes which washed up on beaches.
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Greece wildfires made worse by high winds

August 15, 2017 - 9:19am
High winds are hampering efforts in Greece to extinguish wildfires near the capital Athens.
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Swiss hotel's signs for Jews spark row and Israeli complaint

August 15, 2017 - 9:05am
Israel complained to the Swiss government over a hotel sign telling Jewish guests to shower.
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Dutch porn makers let off for church sex film in Tilburg

August 15, 2017 - 8:55am
Dutch prosecutors say the sex film was offensive but there is no longer a law against blasphemy.
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Inspiration for women?

August 15, 2017 - 8:31am
The pop star's actions are being seen as an inspiration for women to report groping.
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Sierra Leone mudslides: Rescue and recovery operation in Freetown

August 15, 2017 - 8:21am
A rescue and recovery operation continues in Sierra Leone’s capital after mudslides kill more than 300.
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'You don't love Jesus'

August 15, 2017 - 7:36am
Waiting staff in the US rely on tips, but a server in Illinois received nothing because she 'doesn't love Jesus'
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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.