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Former FBI deputy head Andrew McCabe sacked
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 03:26:58 GMT - The justice department fires the FBI's ex-deputy director, whom President Trump had accused of bias.
UK police issues warning to Russia exiles
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 03:01:44 GMT - Safety advice is issued as police investigate the death of Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov.
A doctor's battle in Eastern Ghouta
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:57:30 GMT - As the Syrian government tightens its noose around the enclave, medical staff describe working in "hell on earth".
Oscars Academy chief John Bailey 'faces harassment allegations'
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:57:37 GMT - The Academy has launched an inquiry into its own president, John Bailey, Hollywood media report.
Skiers jump from speeding lift in Georgia
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:38:44 GMT - Several people were injured when the out of control lift started going backwards fast, in Georgia.
Slovakia protests: 65,000 join Bratislava anti-government protests
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:39:14 GMT - About 65,000 people attended anti-government protests in Bratislava, organisers say.
Flight mix-up takes German Shepherd to Japan
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:42:52 GMT - A 10-year old German Shepherd was supposed to join his family in Kansas. Instead, he landed in Japan.
Black man beaten at Charlottesville rally 'cleared of assault'
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:19:48 GMT - DeAndre Harris was reportedly cleared of assault charges related to the incident in which he was beaten.
Putin blamed for attack on ex-spy Skripal
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:42:23 GMT - Boris Johnson says Vladimir Putin is "overwhelmingly likely" to have ordered Salisbury attack on ex-spy.
Jacob Zuma: Former South African president faces corruption trial
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 23:01:12 GMT - South Africa's former president faces 16 corruption charges linked to a 1999 arms deal.
Botswana says Trump encouraging poaching
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:21:55 GMT - Overturning a ban on importing hunting trophies threatens elephants, says Ian Khama.
Rapist caught after urinating in plant pot
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:17:49 GMT - Two unsolved rapes were linked to Eric McKenna after police were called to a neighbour dispute.
John F Kennedy's lost speech brought to life
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:43:19 GMT - Audio technology was used to recreate JFK's voice so that the 55-year-old speech could be heard.
The Indians who used kayaking to lift themselves out of poverty
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:04:09 GMT - There are many routes to success and for a group of friends in India, it was the Ganges River.
'It was like WW2 swept through our house'
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:25:04 GMT - A man whose father killed his mother is among three writers who tell how poetry has helped them cope.
Swiss pianist gives concert on ice in northern Baltic Sea
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:19:07 GMT - Swiss pianist Gabriel Arnold performs for tourists on an icebreaker in Scandinavia's Gulf of Bothnia.
The best news photos from the past week
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:36:23 GMT - A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken during the past week.
The day that Hawking soared like Superman
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:53:08 GMT - The day in 2007 when Stephen Hawking became the first quadriplegic to experience weightlessness.
The women bringing animated adventures to life
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:19:20 GMT - A record number of women were nominated at the recent British Animation Awards, but men still dominate the industry.
Banksy protest artwork unveiled in New York
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:37:22 GMT - The anonymous artist reveals a new work in New York, drawing attention to a jailed Kurdish painter.
Anger over 'Blackface' makeup segment on Pakistan TV
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:24:12 GMT - A television show darkened models' faces and asked contestants to "transform" them into beautiful brides.
NanoMap: How uncertainty helps this drone fly
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 02:26:15 GMT - MIT CSAIL's NanoMap system enables drones to avoid obstacles while flying at 20 mph (32km/h)
'Am I OK with my son oinking in Swedish?'
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:05:41 GMT - Keith Moore wants his Swedish-born son to be bilingual. But he wasn't prepared for the language barrier in the farmyard.
The news that made us smile this week
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:57:25 GMT - A time-travel stunt, a colourful good Samaritan and a funny sign. All that and more this week.
The rappers getting 'terror' sentences for songs
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 02:00:44 GMT - Artists say the government is using controversial anti-terror laws to curb free speech, writes Guy Hedgecoe in Madrid.
Trumplomacy: Who's going to represent US at N Korea talks now?
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:06:45 GMT - After Tillerson's quick exit - who will be part of high-stakes talks with North Korea?
Is it possible to stop people buying bomb ingredients?
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:03:50 GMT - The ready availability of the materials needed to make explosives is a growing concern.
The rock band manager who swapped success for kangaroos
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:45:07 GMT - Rae Harvey wrangled some of Australia's top music acts - now she's handling vulnerable marsupials.
Andrew Lloyd Webber: My career in 7 songs
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:02:03 GMT - The composer shares the untold stories behind Cats, Joseph, Evita and Phantom of the Opera.
Spy attack: Conspiracy theories and denial
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:25:56 GMT - State TV and Russian social media users react to poisoning with alternative takes and scenarios.
Cheltenham Festival: Native River romps to Gold Cup success
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:57:17 GMT - Native River romps to victory in the Gold Cup at Cheltenham to give Richard Johnson his second victory in the Festival's showpiece race.
Six Nations: England women win final match, but miss out on title
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:23:37 GMT - England women comfortably defeat Ireland in their final match of the Six Nations but are denied the title as France beat Wales.
Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss in part two of extraordinary news conference
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:30:04 GMT - Jose Mourinho concludes a remarkable news conference with references to "idiots", "idealists" and the "dictionary of life".
Man Utd v Brighton: When the teams met in the 1983 FA Cup final
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:30:36 GMT - BBC Sport looks back at the 1983 FA Cup final between Brighton and Manchester United, as the teams prepare to meet in this year's competition.
Women's Six Nations: France beat Wales 33-8 to seal Grand Slam
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:57:18 GMT - Watch a selection of France's best tries as they beat Wales 33-8 in their final game of the 2018 Women's Six Nations, sealing the Grand Slam.
Six Nations 2018: Ireland face England with Grand Slam in sights
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:54:04 GMT - Ireland need to beat reigning Six Nations champions England at Twickenham to clinch only the third Grand Slam title in their history.
Cheltenham Festival: BHA to carry out review after six horse deaths at event
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:36:30 GMT - The British Horseracing Authority is to carry out a review after six horses died at the four-day Cheltenham Festival.
Winter Paralympics: 'Don't go easy on me because I'm a woman'
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:39:58 GMT - Lena Schroeder plays para ice hockey for Team Norway and is the only woman on the ice at the Winter Paralympics
Off-piste at the Paras #8: Scott Meenagh
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:38:49 GMT - Former soldier Scott Meenagh is the first competitor ParalympicsGB has had in Nordic Skiing for 20 years.
The Aussie who became a Paralympian after shark attack
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:37:37 GMT - Sean Pollard lost an arm in a shark attack and only saw snow for the first time in 2015 - now he has finished fifth and ninth at Pyeongchang 2018.
Wheelchair curling: 'It's good to have a lady skipping the team'
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:39:50 GMT - Aileen Neilson is the first female captain of a Paralympic curling team
Paralympics 'pit lane’ where athletes get repairs
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:39:31 GMT - Have you ever wondered how athletes cope when their prosthetic limbs or wheelchairs break?
A boy’s creative response to his mother’s illness
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 20:47:52 GMT - When Noah's mother was diagnosed with cancer, he came up with an idea to express his grief. Now his idea is being made into a book.
'I want to explain arranged marriage to people in the West'
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:12:44 GMT - A Pakistani designer who made a board game mocking arranged marriage says the media mistook her real intentions.
How I saw Stephen Hawking's death as a disabled person
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:05:38 GMT - Why one disabled BBC journalist has found the reporting of Stephen Hawking's death troubling.
South Korea gaming: Death by overwork sparks calls for change
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:52:31 GMT - Critics say "crunch time", an intense burst of work just before a game is released, can be dangerous.

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