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Miss Ireland 2021: First black winner 'proud' of crown

September 15, 2021 - 08:20
Pamela Uba moved to the country as a seven-year-old - now she's making history after taking the title.
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Canada federal election: Canadians want reconciliation. Will the election deliver?

September 15, 2021 - 08:00
The issue that seized Canadians for much of the summer has mostly been absent on the campaign trail.
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Pakistan: How to cool Karachi as temperatures rise

September 15, 2021 - 08:00
In Karachi, Pakistan, one entrepreneur is on a mission to plant urban forests to cope with rising temperatures.
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Russian elections: How democratic are they?

September 15, 2021 - 08:00
Ahead of this week's elections many opposition candidates have been prevented from running.
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Hushpuppi - the Instagram influencer and international fraudster

September 15, 2021 - 07:50
How Nigerian Ramon Abbas went from a romance scammer to a so-called "Billionaire Gucci Master".
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Dramatic body camera video shows Wichita fire rescue

September 15, 2021 - 07:09
Body camera video shows firefighters rushing into a burning flat complex to save trapped residents.
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Comedian Norm MacDonald dead at 61 from cancer

September 15, 2021 - 05:04
The Canadian comic was best known for presenting a news parody on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s.
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Faroe Islands: Anger over killing of 1,400 dolphins in one day

September 15, 2021 - 04:43
Hunting is under scrutiny after more than 1,400 dolphins were killed in one day - a reported record.
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Apple iPhone 13 brings portrait mode for video

September 15, 2021 - 04:06
The portrait-mode style video setting can pull focus on its subjects automatically.
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Haiti PM Ariel Henry banned from leaving country amid murder inquiry

September 15, 2021 - 03:50
Charges are sought against Ariel Henry over alleged links with a suspect in the president's killing.
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Afghanistan: Taliban leaders in bust-up at presidential palace, sources say

September 15, 2021 - 03:46
Taliban officials say the group's co-founder left Kabul after an argument over the interim government.
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Fashion house in backlash over 'racist' $1,190 sweatpants

September 15, 2021 - 03:37
Critics say the $1,190 pants, which come with a built-in pair of boxer shorts, rip off US hip hop culture.
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Spain targets energy firms as European bills surge

September 15, 2021 - 02:45
Bills are spiralling in several countries and Spain agrees emergency measures to help consumers.
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California ski resort changes offensive Native American name

September 15, 2021 - 00:38
The California resort's old name contained a slur offensive to Native American women.
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Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs shaped fortunes of snakes

September 15, 2021 - 00:14
Snakes owe their success in part to the asteroid impact that killed off the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.
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Boeing says air travel to return to pre-pandemic levels by 2024

September 14, 2021 - 23:05
Plane maker expects global aviation to take another two and a half years to recover.
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Cows toilet trained to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

September 14, 2021 - 19:38
Researchers say toilet training cows could lead to a large reduction in ammonia emissions.
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Brexit: GB checks on goods imported from the EU delayed

September 14, 2021 - 19:30
The government blames Covid and supply-chain difficulties as it puts back changes.
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Met Gala 2021: Which celeb shone brightest on the red carpet?

September 14, 2021 - 19:03
After skipping last year because of coronavirus, celebrities went all out in the fashion stakes.
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California recall election: Fact-checking Governor Newsom and his challengers

September 14, 2021 - 18:47
BBC News looks at some of the claims made by Governor Newsom and his challengers on the campaign trail.
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