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How the sitcom has spread, as India does a version

February 19, 2018 - 8:37pm
The Office is to get an Indian spin-off - we take a look at the different versions of Ricky Gervais's hit sitcom.
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Bringing solar power to a remote community in the Himalayas

February 19, 2018 - 8:20pm
A team of engineers trek into the remote region to bring a community electricity for the first time.
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What the Olympics might mean for the Koreas

February 19, 2018 - 7:54pm
Warm words have raised expectations of improved relations between the two countries.
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Jeffrey Kong: Singapore's Lego brick artist

February 19, 2018 - 7:47pm
Jeffrey Kong creates objects using Lego. He says it can be used as a form of self-expression
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How Malawi reduced infant mortality

February 19, 2018 - 7:31pm
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.
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Lasers and robo-feeders scale up fish farming

February 19, 2018 - 7:20pm
Fish farming is big business and producers are adopting new technologies to expand and cut costs.
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France to let wolf population grow despite farmers' fears

February 19, 2018 - 6:18pm
The government wants the number to rise from 360 to 500 by 2023 but farmers are unhappy.
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Do male strip dancers feel objectified?

February 19, 2018 - 5:34pm
Where does the #MeToo movement leave male strip dancers? Newsnight's Emily Maitlis finds out.
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Afrin offensive: Turkey warns Syria against helping Kurds

February 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
It would be a "disaster" if troops were sent to back Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, Ankara says.
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Florida school shooting: Trump 'supportive' of better gun background checks

February 19, 2018 - 4:34pm
There are growing calls for gun control reform after 17 people died in a Florida school shooting.
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Iran: Three police officers die in clashes with dervishes

February 19, 2018 - 3:01pm
Three policemen were hit and killed by a bus during a protest at a police station in Tehran.
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Latvian central bank boss released on bail

February 19, 2018 - 2:39pm
The Baltic state's anti-corruption agency suspects Ilmars Rimsevics of seeking a €100,000 bribe.
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Runaway cow escapes slaughterhouse to live on Polish island

February 19, 2018 - 1:59pm
The animal was on its way to the slaughterhouse when it rammed a gate and swam to an island.
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More arrests in $1.8bn Punjab National Bank scam

February 19, 2018 - 1:04pm
Several Punjab National Bank workers have been detained in connection with India's biggest fraud.
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Major Russian mafia trial opens in Spain

February 19, 2018 - 12:18pm
A Russian MP and 17 others go on trial in Madrid accused of mafia money-laundering.
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Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb

February 19, 2018 - 11:14am
A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb.
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Russian 'burning church' art engulfed in controversy

February 19, 2018 - 11:11am
A Russian art project in the shape of a burning gothic building prompts a heated debate on art and religion.
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Berlusconi's handshake advice for BBC reporter

February 19, 2018 - 11:04am
The former Italian prime minister hopes to lead the next coalition government but is still as outspoken as ever.
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JJ Redick: NBA star apologises after 'racist' video outrage

February 19, 2018 - 10:25am
NBA basketball player JJ Redick apologises after online accusations of using a derogatory term.
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Iran plane crash: Search continues for missing Aseman Airlines plane

February 19, 2018 - 10:11am
Officials contradict earlier reports from local government that the wreckage had been found.
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