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VIDEO: Alligator's polite house call in South Carolina

Thu, 2016-05-05 01:42
Footage has emerged of an alligator appearing to knock at the door of a house in the US state of South Carolina.
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Alberta fire emergency declared

Thu, 2016-05-05 01:38
A state of emergency is declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forces all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to flee their city.
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Khan ready to defy logic against Alvarez

Thu, 2016-05-05 01:33
Amir Khan says he is ready to prove the doubters wrong again with a world title win over Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas, writes Ben Dirs.
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VIDEO: Obamas in Star Wars dance-off

Thu, 2016-05-05 01:27
In footage from the White House, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are seen dancing with R2-D2 and some stormtroopers to celebrate Star Wars Day.
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VIDEO: 100-year-old woman models in Vogue

Thu, 2016-05-05 00:42
A 100-year-old woman has made history by becoming the oldest model to feature in Vogue, to celebrate the magazine's centenary.
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VIDEO: Citizen journalists in Kenya's biggest slum

Wed, 2016-05-04 22:15
One of Africa's largest slums has become the unlikely home to a burgeoning community of child citizen journalists.
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What does it mean to be a Smith?

Wed, 2016-05-04 19:15
What it means to have the UK's most common name
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The battle for a bishop's reputation

Wed, 2016-05-04 19:13
George Bell was one of the most revered Anglican bishops from the last century, until he was accused of having been a child abuser.
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Making paper from elephant dung

Wed, 2016-05-04 17:21
Making paper from elephant dung
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Is extremism on the rise in Bangladesh?

Wed, 2016-05-04 17:13
Death of Bangladesh activist raises fears of violent extremism
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Reinventing China's abortion police

Wed, 2016-05-04 15:09
They caused heartache for millions but now some of the people who forced Chinese women to have abortions have a new job.
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Crocodile eyes are built for lurking

Wed, 2016-05-04 15:01
Scientists in Australia discover how crocodiles' eyes are adapted to lurking at the water surface to watch and wait for prey.
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How the BBC reports polling day

Wed, 2016-05-04 14:35
The BBC's chief political adviser explains why the BBC isn't allowed to report details of campaigning while the polls are open.
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The science behind Leicester's success

Wed, 2016-05-04 12:45
The science behind Leicester's success
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What has gone wrong in Brazil?

Wed, 2016-05-04 11:32
BBC News takes a closer look at the problems Brazil is facing as senators discuss whether to launch an impeachment trial against President Dilma Rousseff.
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Embryo study shows 'life's first steps'

Wed, 2016-05-04 10:04
Scientists have developed a technique to grow human embryos in the lab past the point they normally implant in the womb.
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Price tag of £1 for three-bedroom flat

Wed, 2016-05-04 07:39
A three-bedroom flat in North Lanarkshire is on the market for just £1 - putting it in the running to be the cheapest home in the UK.
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Soap star Kristian Ealey dies at 38

Wed, 2016-05-04 04:25
Tributes are paid to former Brookside and Hollyoaks actor Kristian Ealey who has died at the age of 38.
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Woman jailed for 'brutal' toddler murder

Wed, 2016-05-04 04:19
The legal guardian of a toddler found with more than 150 injuries has been jailed for life for her murder.
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Ministers in battle over Housing Bill

Wed, 2016-05-04 04:13
The government is in a race against time to get its controversial Housing Bill - including higher rents for better off council tenants in England - into law.
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