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Zika virus fails to spoil carnival

February 7, 2016 - 11:30
Millions of people celebrate the first day of the annual carnival festivities across Brazil despite concerns about the recent Zika virus outbreak.
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Rise in online dating rape reports

February 7, 2016 - 11:23
The number of people reporting being raped by someone they met on a dating app or website has risen six-fold in five years to 184, official figures show.
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Burkina militants free Australian woman

February 7, 2016 - 10:39
Militants freed an Australian woman kidnapped with her husband last month in Burkina Faso, where they provided health services.
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North Korea 'fires long-range rocket'

February 7, 2016 - 09:49
North Korea has fired a long-range rocket in defiance of international warnings, South Korea's military reports.
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Can you save lives with 'big data'?

February 7, 2016 - 09:43
How big data is keeping health experts busy
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The snipers trained to protect rhinos

February 7, 2016 - 09:42
The snipers with rhino poachers in their sights
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Is there such a thing as 'the world's best chef'?

February 7, 2016 - 09:41
Is there such a thing as 'the world's best chef'?
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Record crowds flock to Phoenix Open

February 7, 2016 - 09:24
The largest crowd in golf history watches Phil Mickelson move into contention after the third round of the Phoenix Open.
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Foreign Legion ex-chief held in Calais

February 7, 2016 - 09:18
A former head of the French Foreign Legion is arrested with about 20 other protesters at a banned anti-Islam rally in the port of Calais.
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VIDEO: A taxi ride with a difference

February 7, 2016 - 09:12
In the run up to the New Hampshire primary, BBC Pop Up is picking up voters to talk about their thoughts on the presidential candidates.
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VIDEO: Making India's children smile

February 7, 2016 - 09:03
Mark Rego, a cancer survivor, spends his time bringing smiles to the faces of destitute children in India.
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Scores trapped in Taiwan quake rubble

February 7, 2016 - 08:59
A total of 132 people remain trapped under the rubble of an apartment block in the Taiwanese city of Tainan after Saturday's earthquake, officials say.
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VIDEO: Carnival in Rio despite Zika fears

February 7, 2016 - 08:37
Carnival is under way in Rio de Janeiro despite fears over the spread of the Zika virus.
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Syrian president's mother dies aged 86

February 7, 2016 - 08:25
The mother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Anisa, has died at the age of 86 in the capital Damascus, his office announces.
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Can Leicester handle title pressure?

February 7, 2016 - 08:23
Leicester have gone from rank outsiders to title favourites after beating Manchester City - can they cope with the expectation?
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Jones was convinced of England win

February 7, 2016 - 08:14
England head coach Eddie Jones says he fully expected his side's victory over Scotland in their Six Nations opener.
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Vatican abuse critic refuses to quit

February 7, 2016 - 06:49
An outspoken British member of a Roman Catholic commission on sexual abuse refuses to quit, denouncing his treatment by the Vatican as "outrageous".
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Republicans prepare for latest TV battle

February 7, 2016 - 05:49
Republicans seeking the party's nomination to run for the White House are set for the latest TV debate in New Hampshire, ahead of a key primary there.
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Ecuador-Turkey row over speech scuffle

February 7, 2016 - 05:18
Ecuador protests to Turkey over an incident in which demonstrators were ejected during a speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Quito.
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Wales expect Irish aerial barrage

February 7, 2016 - 04:55
Wales expect to be tested by high-ball tactics in windy conditions in their Six Nations opener against Ireland, says defence coach Shaun Edwards.
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