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In pictures: The battle of the oranges

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 8:19pm
Once a year the citizens of the old medieval town of Ivrea gather in the main square to hurl oranges.

Hanau shooting: Eight dead after two attacks in Germany

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 8:05pm
The suspects are still at large after targeting shisha bars in the western German city of Hanau.

Sinophobia: How a virus reveals the many ways China is feared

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 7:37pm
A wave of discrimination that's emerged with the coronavirus crisis shows how differently the world views China.

My Money: 'My husband and I have 90 minutes together each week'

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 7:25pm
As part of a new BBC blog series, Maura Hannon from Switzerland shares what she spent her money on this week.

Coronavirus: Walking through Beijing's near empty streets

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 7:06pm
China Correspondent Stephen McDonnell dons his face mask and takes to the capital's all-but-empty streets to see how people are coping.

Crossing Divides: 'The football photos that saved my life'

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 7:06pm
A Tutsi on the verge of being killed by Hutu extremists in 1994 recalls how his life was saved as those who had come to kill him realised he played for one of Rwanda’s top clubs.

Reading family helping victims of Nigerian sex trafficking

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 7:06pm
The Thomas family are aiming to raise thousands of pounds to help Nigerian sex trafficking victims in Dubai to return home.

Seeing double: The Indian town filled with twins

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 7:04pm
One town in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu is home to hundreds of twins and no-one knows why.

Hanau: 'Several dead' after Germany mass shooting

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 6:53pm
Several people are dead following two shootings in the western German city of Hanau.

Syria civil war: How a father helps his daughter cope with life in a warzone

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 6:38pm
Abdullah and his family are living in a warzone but they've come up with a unique way to cope with air strikes.

Students and parents protest LGBT teachers' resignation

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 6:34pm
At Kennedy Catholic High School, crowds gathered after two recently engaged LGBT teachers left their jobs.

Date night couple foil attempted armed robbery

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 5:47pm
Off-duty police officers Chase and Nicole McKeown were at dinner when their night took an unexpected turn.

US election 2020: Rivals attack Bloomberg before TV debate

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 5:33pm
The billionaire's past remarks on race and gender and even his personal health have been under fire.

Julian Assange: Trump 'offered pardon for Russia denial'

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 5:13pm
Evidence for the pardon claim is due to be part of the Wikileaks founder's extradition defence.

Coronavirus: Iran reports two suspected fatal cases at Qom hospital

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 2:39pm
A health ministry spokesman says they died due to their "old age and deficient immune systems".

Rowan Baxter: Outcry after family of ex-rugby player die in fire

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 2:14pm
Unconfirmed reports say that Rowan Baxter set a car alight with his wife and children inside.

Fashion Institute apologises for 'clearly racist' show

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 1:28pm
The Fashion Institute of Technology has apologised after asking models to wear 'racist' accessories.

Protests in Kenya after hero motorcycle taxi rider shot dead

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:03pm
The 24-year-old had rushed a seriously ill toddler for treatment after being saved from drowning.

Pop Smoke: Rapper reportedly killed in apparent robbery

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:24am
A man was shot on Wednesday morning at a house in the Hollywood hills, police confirmed to Newsbeat.

Utah Senate supports bill decriminalising polygamy

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:35am
The proposal would end prison sentences for polygamy among consenting adults in the state of Utah.


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