Archibald Prize: 100 years of Australia's top portrait honour

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 08:00
Over 100 years, the Archibald Prize has become better at reflecting Australian diversity.
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Surfside tower collapse: Final victim identified from rubble

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 06:55
The family of Estelle Hedaya say they have confirmation she is the 98th victim of the Surfside disaster.
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Covid passports: How do they work around the world?

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 06:01
How are countries enforcing vaccine passports and what can people use them for?
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Hemingway 'lookalike' chosen in Florida contest

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 05:46
A 63-year-old won the Key West, Florida contest for his likeness to the award-winning author.
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Bezos' $2bn offer to get back in race to the Moon

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 05:31
The billionaire offers to pay $2bn in Nasa costs to be reconsidered for a key Moon lander contract.
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US combat forces to leave Iraq by end of year

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 05:03
The move, while largely symbolic, could provide a domestic boost to both the US and Iraqi leaders.
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How US pullback in Iraq could benefit Iran

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 03:00
The withdrawal of remaining US combat troops could help Iran achieve its ambitions.
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Nikola Tesla: Sparks fly over plans to honour inventor with coin

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 02:30
Both Croatia and Serbia claim Nikola Tesla, pioneer of alternating current electricity, as their hero.
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AKO Caine Prize: Meron Hadero named first Ethiopian winner

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 01:30
Judges praised Meron Hadero's short story The Street Sweep which ends in a "clever twist".
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German lawyers wrangle over pensioner's WW2 tank in basement

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 01:20
The 84-year-old kept the vehicle in his basement, along with an anti-aircraft gun and a torpedo.
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White House: US to maintain Covid foreign travel restrictions

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 01:05
The White House says current rules will remain due to rising cases and variant transmission.
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Tunisia President Kais Saied accused of coup amid clashes

BBC World News - July 27, 2021 - 01:00
Months of tensions over Covid and the economy culminates in the sacking of the prime minister.
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Russian Olympic Committee win gymnastics gold

BBC World News - July 26, 2021 - 22:53
The Russian Olympic Committee hold on to take gymnastics men's team gold as Great Britain finish fourth.
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Greece seeks spear fisher who killed famous seal

BBC World News - July 26, 2021 - 22:27
Kostis, a rare Mediterranean monk seal rescued as a pup, is killed by a spear gun.
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Tunisia: Key moments as political turmoil unfolds

BBC World News - July 26, 2021 - 22:26
Tunisia's president sacks the PM and the speaker is barred entry to parliament following violent protests.
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Tears on the podium for a dream come true

BBC World News - July 26, 2021 - 21:53
The 'baby' of Beijing became a father, a husband and an LGBTQ+ spokesperson. And now Tom Daley is an Olympic gold medallist. This is his story.
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Sandstorm swallows city in northwestern China

BBC World News - July 26, 2021 - 21:31
Dust clouds towered at least 100 metres (330ft) over Dunhuang.
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Maharashtra: How one city avoided worst of India floods

BBC World News - July 26, 2021 - 19:02
At least 149 people have died across the Indian state this monsoon season.
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Pink offers to pay bikini bottoms fine for Norway women's handball team

BBC World News - July 26, 2021 - 18:29
The Norway women's side were last week fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms in a match.
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Afghanistan: Record civilian casualties in 2021, UN reports

BBC World News - July 26, 2021 - 17:26
There have been more than 1,600 civilian deaths so far in 2021, and the UN fears a further rise.
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