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Sir David Amess killing: Security for politicians is a global dilemma

October 16, 2021 - 19:39
Why the need to be a people's representative and the need for personal safety are in constant conflict.
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Covid: Russia's daily deaths pass 1,000 for first time

October 16, 2021 - 19:15
Infections continue to soar as the Kremlin struggles to persuade people to get vaccinated.
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Myanmar army general Min Aung Hlaing excluded from leaders' summit

October 16, 2021 - 19:05
South East Asian countries decide not to invite the military coup leader to their meeting.
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Sir David Amess: How a tragic day unfolded

October 16, 2021 - 16:38
How constituents and authorities reacted to the tragic killing of Sir David Amess.
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Pablo Escobar: Colombia sterilises drug lord's hippos

October 16, 2021 - 15:40
Twenty-four of more than 80 hippos are sterilised after scientists warn of the environmental impact.
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Indian Wells: Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev suffer shock quarter-final defeats

October 16, 2021 - 14:53
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev are knocked out of the Indian Wells Masters after they both lose their quarter-final matches in California.
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Afghanistan: US offers to pay relatives of Kabul drone attack victims

October 16, 2021 - 13:31
Ten people were mistakenly killed by the US military in a drone strike on the Afghan capital.
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What we know so far

October 16, 2021 - 12:13
What happened, who the MP was, and what the reaction has been so far.
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Squid Game: The rise of Korean drama addiction

October 16, 2021 - 10:52
Finished Squid Game? Here's a quick lowdown on other K-dramas for new converts.
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Shipping disruption: Why are so many queuing to get to the US?

October 16, 2021 - 10:14
A surge in demand for toys and sports equipment has contributed to logjams at US ports.
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Viewpoint: Why Ethiopia's Tigray region is starving, but no famine declared

October 16, 2021 - 10:12
Despite mass starvation in northern Ethiopia, aid officials are not calling the situation a famine.
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Week in pictures: 9 - 15 October 2021

October 16, 2021 - 09:57
A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken this week.
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Texas abortion law: Biden administration to request block on abortion ban

October 16, 2021 - 08:57
The president's administration will ask the Supreme Court to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.
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Norway attack: Killer held in medical custody amid mental health investigation

October 16, 2021 - 08:33
Police believe a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five may have been as a result of mental illness.
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Meghan Markle's donation a 'lifesaver' for community kitchen users

October 16, 2021 - 08:01
Money donated by the Duchess of Sussex has been spent on feeding Nottingham's most vulnerable.
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Ros Atkins on… China-Taiwan Tensions

October 16, 2021 - 08:01
Ros Atkins examines why tensions between China and Taiwan have increased over recent weeks.
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Life at 50C: Fleeing Sahara's shifting sands

October 16, 2021 - 08:00
Rising temperatures and desertification are forcing many Mauritanians to leave their ancestral homes in search of a better life.
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Virgin Galactic delays first commercial space flight

October 16, 2021 - 04:42
Shares in the firm dive 20% as it delays first tourist flight to make upgrades.
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'David Amess was my best friend': Essex town in grief

October 16, 2021 - 04:08
Residents choke back tears on the streets of Leigh-on Sea as they remember their compassionate MP.
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Sir David Amess: Fun, friendly and always outspoken

October 16, 2021 - 03:29
The Tory MP was a backbencher of the old school who fought for the causes he cared about.
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