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The Rock urges skin tone change to wax figure in Paris museum

October 24, 2023 - 02:36
A wax figure unveiled in Paris appeared to present the mixed race actor with a lighter skin tone.
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Some displaced Gazans returning to north despite risks, UN says

October 24, 2023 - 02:30
Hundreds of thousands of people told to flee south are struggling to find shelter, food and water.
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Israel screens unseen Hamas bodycam footage of attack

October 24, 2023 - 02:17
Journalists were shown 43 minutes of raw footage from the attack but most of it will not be made public.
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Off-duty pilot accused of trying to crash Alaska Airlines flight

October 24, 2023 - 02:09
An off-duty pilot is charged with attempting to shut down the engines on an Alaska Airlines flight.
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Cricket World Cup 2023: Afghanistan seal historic win over Pakistan in Chennai thriller

October 24, 2023 - 01:57
Afghanistan secure highest ever run chase in one-day international cricket with a stunning eight-wicket win over Pakistan in Chennai.
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Inside the Gaza hospital where there 'aren't enough shrouds for all the bodies'

October 24, 2023 - 01:20
The BBC's Adnan El-Bursch is at a hospital where children are being treated after Israeli air strikes.
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Iceland's PM to strike over gender pay gap

October 24, 2023 - 01:20
Katrín Jakobsdóttir will not work in protest at the gender pay gap and gender-based violence.
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'Hamas said they wouldn’t shoot, then murdered my daughter’

October 24, 2023 - 01:12
A daughter killed and father abducted - and Hamas filmed the family's ordeal on Facebook live.
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Jay-Z answers the question: $500k cash, or lunch with... Jay-Z

October 24, 2023 - 00:50
The hip-hop billionaire is asked if he'd take a large sum of money, or a chance to listen to his own pearls of wisdom.
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Sea-level rise: West Antarctic ice shelf melt 'unavoidable'

October 24, 2023 - 00:00
Future sea-level rise may have been underestimated, a new study warns, with more melt "locked in".
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Brussels shooting: Gunman who killed two Swedes had escaped Tunisian prison

October 23, 2023 - 23:57
Abdesalem Lassoued shot dead two Swedish nationals before a Euro 2024 qualifier game last week.
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Homeless and looking for shelter in Gaza

October 23, 2023 - 22:26
A glimpse into the lives of two people struggling to find a safe space in Khan Younis.
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Venezuelan opposition unites behind María Corina Machado

October 23, 2023 - 22:23
Ms Machado plans to challenge Nicolás Maduro in next year's presidential election.
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Stolen ancient artefacts from Ukraine recovered in Spain

October 23, 2023 - 21:07
Authorities say the Scythian gold was smuggled out of Ukraine in 2016.
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Bobi, the world's oldest dog ever, dies aged 31

October 23, 2023 - 21:01
The Guinness World Record holder, from Portugal, lived to be 31 years and 165 days old.
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Skulls and flowers on parade at Mexico's Catrinas procession

October 23, 2023 - 20:42
Mexicans dressed as skeletons parade through the streets of the capital ahead of the Day of the Dead.
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Bishan Singh Bedi: Indian cricket legend dies aged 77

October 23, 2023 - 20:19
One of the world's finest spin bowlers, Bishan Bedi took 1,560 first-class wickets, the highest by an Indian.
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Olympiakos-Panathinaikos: Player struck by firecracker

October 23, 2023 - 18:48
Panathinaikos defender Juankar is taken to hospital after being struck by a firework in the club's abandoned match with Olympiakos.
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China toddler mauling prompts crackdown on dogs

October 23, 2023 - 18:45
The move has been widely criticised after reports that some dogs without owners are being euthanised.
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Billionaires should face a minimum tax rate, report says

October 23, 2023 - 18:25
A 2% rate on the world's wealthy could raise as much as $250bn a year, a report suggests.
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