Swedish government toppled in no confidence vote

BBC World News - 1 hour 8 min ago
Prime Minister Stefan Lofven loses the vote following a dispute over rent controls.
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Tokyo 2020: Up to 10,000 Japanese fans will be permitted at Olympic venues

BBC World News - 1 hour 59 min ago
Up to 10,000 Japanese fans - or 50% capacity - will be permitted at venues at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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Ethiopia elections 2021: Abiy Ahmed faces first vote amid conflict

BBC World News - 5 hours 58 min ago
Abiy Ahmed is hoping to secure a popular mandate, but polls are not being held in war-torn Tigray.
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Laurel Hubbard: First transgender athlete to compete at Olympics

BBC World News - 6 hours 14 min ago
NZ weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is headed for Tokyo but critics say she has an unfair advantage.
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International Day of Yoga: Muted celebrations due to Covid-19

BBC World News - 6 hours 30 min ago
Ministers urge people to follow yoga but ask them to avoid big gatherings to mark the day.
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Apple Daily: HK pro-democracy paper could 'shut within days', says adviser

BBC World News - 6 hours 51 min ago
It comes after 500 officers raided the paper and froze HK$18m worth of assets linked to the company.
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Barnaby Joyce named Australia deputy PM after leadership contest

BBC World News - 7 hours 14 min ago
Barnaby Joyce's return as deputy prime minister could impact Australia's climate change policies.
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Armenia election: PM Nikol Pashinyan claims victory

BBC World News - 9 hours 5 min ago
The snap election was called in the wake of the country's defeat in a conflict with Azerbaijan.
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Birtukan Mideksa: Ethiopia's electoral board chairperson

BBC World News - 11 hours 1 min ago
Birtukan Mideksa, a former opposition leader who went into exile in the US, says "shortfalls are inevitable".
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French court dog helps soothe anxious victims of crime

BBC World News - 11 hours 7 min ago
How one Labrador has helped the victims of violent crime in southern France.
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Joe Biden: My surprise claim to be the US president's English cousin

BBC World News - 11 hours 12 min ago
Paul Harris has records that show a link to the president via recently discovered English ancestors.
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North Korea's attempted $1bn bank hack

BBC World News - 11 hours 13 min ago
In 2016 North Korean hackers planned a $1bn raid on Bangladesh's national bank and came within an inch of success. But how did they do it?
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Usain Bolt welcomes newborn twin sons Thunder and Saint Leo

BBC World News - 11 hours 29 min ago
The Olympic champion and his girlfriend Kasi Bennett announced the births on Instagram.
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South Korea: Swapping Seoul megacity isolation for village life

BBC World News - 11 hours 58 min ago
Some South Korean families are abandoning Seoul and swapping megacity isolation for rural village life.
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France regional election: Macron and Le Pen fail to make ground - exit poll

BBC World News - 12 hours 28 min ago
Early results indicate Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen's parties have failed to make ground.
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US Navy uses 40,000lb explosive to test warship in 'Full Ship Shock Trial'

BBC World News - 14 hours 4 min ago
The US Navy conducted a 'Full Ship Shock Trial' against its aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford.
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South Africa announces gems found are not diamonds

BBC World News - 15 hours 29 min ago
Thousands of people rushed to KwaHlathi village after a man found what turns out to be quartz.
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One dead after driver crashes into Florida Pride parade

BBC World News - 16 hours 33 min ago
As yet the motive of the driver - who hit two people at the Fort Lauderdale event - is unknown.
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Alabama storm: Nine children and one adult killed in crash

BBC World News - 17 hours 54 min ago
The victims include eight children from a local foster home, and a father and his baby daughter.
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Iran nuclear deal: Israel attacks Iran as talks progress

BBC World News - 18 hours 59 min ago
Israel attacks Iran as world powers continue talks on reviving a landmark nuclear deal with Iran.
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