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Manchester attack: Bataclan survivor's message for Manchester

May 24, 2017 - 5:58am
Father of two Serge Maestracci was at the Bataclan with friends on the night of the 2015 Paris attacks. He has this message of support for the people of Manchester.
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Moody's cuts China's credit rating for first time since 1989

May 24, 2017 - 5:48am
China dismisses the one-notch cut by Moody's, accusing it of using "inappropriate methodology".
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Taiwan's top court rules in favour of same-sex marriage

May 24, 2017 - 5:41am
The decision paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriages.
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Stalin's grandson who rejected dictator's name dies at 75

May 24, 2017 - 5:40am
Russian theatre director Alexander Burdonsky, who was born Alexander Stalin, dies of cancer aged 75.
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Manchester united in grief but stronger in defiance

May 24, 2017 - 4:38am
People of Manchester talk of their shock and determination to unite together through their grief.
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Donald Trump meets Pope Francis in Rome

May 24, 2017 - 4:34am
The US president is greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican, on the third leg of his maiden overseas trip.
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Kyrgyz president shows off his musical skills

May 24, 2017 - 4:32am
Singer-songwriter president Almazbek Atambayev releases guitar ballads to local acclaim.
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Craig and Brosnan tribute to Moore

May 24, 2017 - 3:56am
Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan honour Sir Roger Moore after the actor's death at the age of 89.
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Vinicius Junior: Real Madrid announce deal to sign 16-year-old from Flamengo

May 24, 2017 - 2:48am
Real Madrid agree to pay £38m for 16-year-old Flamengo forward Vinicius Junior, with the deal to go through in 2018.
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Sydney siege: Police should have stormed cafe sooner, coroner rules

May 24, 2017 - 1:46am
Police should have stormed the cafe as soon as the gunman began shooting, an inquest finds.
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Trump Russia inquiry: Lawyer 'chosen' by president

May 24, 2017 - 12:55am
Marc Kasowitz will represent the US president in a justice department inquiry, US media report.
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No place left to hide

May 24, 2017 - 12:41am
Authorities in Indonesia's Aceh province are enforcing an ever stricter version of Sharia law.
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India bus plunge leaves 21 pilgrims dead

May 23, 2017 - 11:11pm
The accident took place in Uttarakhand state as the victims were returning from a shrine.
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Flamingo balancing act saves energy

May 23, 2017 - 9:28pm
Flamingos expend less energy standing on one leg than in a two-legged stance, scientists confirm.
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Cowardly to cancel?

May 23, 2017 - 9:27pm
Concertgoers return to venues as Simple Minds say cancelling their show would have felt "cowardly".
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Grounded

May 23, 2017 - 7:26pm
As the political crisis in Venezuela deepens, more parents choose not to send their children to school.
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Australian indigenous leaders meet for historic summit

May 23, 2017 - 7:25pm
Hundreds of delegates gather at Uluru to discuss formally recognising Australia's first inhabitants.
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Man of the moment

May 23, 2017 - 7:21pm
A charismatic young lawyer on the run from police is leading the charge against caste oppression.
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Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?

May 23, 2017 - 7:10pm
Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day.
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'Nothing we could do'

May 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
Mexico is the world's fourth largest car exporter, but could Donald Trump bring this to an end?
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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.