Critics praise 'defiant' Billie Eilish album

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 22:24
The teen megastar's second album, Happier Than Ever, gives an unflinching portrayal of global fame.
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China nuclear: Taishan reactor shut down over damaged fuel rods

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 21:21
The operator says the EPR reactor at Taishan in China is "under control" despite fuel rod concerns.
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Tokyo Olympics: Who are the contenders for Usain Bolt's 100m crown?

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 20:54
For the first time since 2004 an athlete other than Usain Bolt will win the men's Olympic 100m - but who are the contenders for gold?
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Australia to return 14 artworks of disputed provenance to India

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 20:50
The National Gallery says their repatriation will "close a very difficult chapter of our history".
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Djokovic's 'golden Grand Slam' bid thwarted

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 19:10
Novak Djokovic's hopes of winning a 'golden Grand Slam' are over after losing to Alexander Zverev in the Olympic tennis semi-finals.
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Turkey fires: Blazes threaten Marmaris and other coastal resorts

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 18:57
Villages and hotels are evacuated as firefighters attempt to put out dozens of blazes.
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Covid-19 pandemic: Japan widens emergency over 'frightening' spike

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 18:18
The Olympics host is facing record Covid case numbers, fuelled by the virulent Delta strain.
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Hong Kong: First person sentenced under security law gets nine years jail

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 16:24
Tong Ying-kit is the first to be convicted under Hong Kong's controversial national security law.
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Nanjing: New China virus outbreak worst after Wuhan, says state media

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 14:03
Almost 200 people have been infected since the virus was first detected at Nanjing airport on 20 July.
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Hong Kong crowd booing China's anthem sparks police probe

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 13:26
Police are investigating an incident where hundreds jeered while watching an Olympics broadcast.
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Russian module mishap destabilises International Space Station

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 13:06
The ISS was pushed out of position after engines on a new Russian module unexpectedly fired up.
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Didi: Chinese ride-hailing giant denies plans to go private

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 12:40
Its shares surged by almost 50% in pre-market trade after a report that it planned to go private.
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Covid in Sydney: Military deployed to help enforce lockdown

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 12:03
Authorities say the deployment is needed, but critics argue it will "pick on" marginalised groups.
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US sailor charged over massive USS Bonhomme warship blaze in 2020

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 09:51
More than 60 people were injured, and the $1bn USS Bonhomme Richard had to be scrapped.
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Coronavirus: Israel to give third jab to people aged over 60

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 08:48
It will be the first country to offer such a Covid booster amid a recent surge in infections.
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Dressage: How to make a horse dance

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 08:21
For some, it's an oddity to watch only at the Olympics... for others, it's a lifetime of training.
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'My bakery lets you take a bite out of celebs'

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 08:13
Funny Face Bakery shot to fame when Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian posted about its cookies.
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Africa's week in pictures: 23-29 July 2021

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 08:10
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
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The separated refugees brought back together by judo

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 08:08
Sanda Aldass and Muna Dahouk have trained together since childhood but the war in Syria separated them.
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Olympics: The hidden sight of Tokyo's homeless

BBC World News - July 30, 2021 - 08:08
For many among Tokyo's homeless community the Olympics are far from a cause for celebration.
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