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Brexit: No-deal plan for Channel Tunnel operations

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:18pm
The trains will run on time - at least temporarily - while the UK and EU renegotiate terms.

Ukrainians pranked at fake election rally

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:03pm
Hundreds of people turned up to fake election rallies in Ukraine on the promise of cash.

Belgium flights cancelled for a day amid strike

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:45am
There will be no flights in or out for 24 hours from 21:00 GMT on Tuesday due to a strike.

Cannabis smoker finds tiger in abandoned house in Texas

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:35am
When they called the police to report the tiger, officers thought the caller was hallucinating.

French mayor issues ban on 'excessive dog barking'

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:16am
"If dogs have mouths, it's so they can bark," one critical animal rights activist said of the ban.

Ex-astronaut Mark Kelly to run for John McCain's Senate seat

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:00am
Mark Kelly, husband of former congresswoman Gabby Giffords, says his campaign is his "next mission".

Uighurs ask China: 'Show me my mother and father are alive'

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:48am
China released a video of a Uighur musician reported dead, prompting appeals for missing relatives.

Missing Kenyan activist Caroline Mwatha found dead

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:46am
Caroline Mwatha investigated extra-judicial police killings and went missing last Wednesday.

Venezuela crisis: US aid trucks 'a charade'

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 8:01am
President Maduro accuses the US of trying to humiliate Venezuelans, and says the country does not need aid.

Chris Pratt denies claims that his church is anti-LGBTQ

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 8:01am
He was criticised by actress Ellen Page on social media over his attendance at a church.

Venezuela crisis: Maduro condemns 'extremist' Trump

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:18am
Venezuela's embattled president tells the BBC the offer of aid is an intervention plan by the US.

Maduro: US 'warmongering' in order to take over Venezuela

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 7:10am
Speaking to the BBC, Venezuela's president accuses Donald Trump of undermining the country to his own ends.

India's railway minister mocked for sped-up train video

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 6:59am
Piyush Goyal shared a video of a "high speed" train that turned out to be a time-lapse of a slower train.

Nigeria: Ogoni widow testifies against Shell in The Hague

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 6:36am
Esther Kiobel accuses the oil giant of complicity in a crackdown by Nigeria's then military rulers.

Vale 'knew collapsed Brazil dam was at risk'

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 6:01am
The Brazilian miner was told the site breached guidelines months before it collapsed, report claims.

Huang Xiangmo: China billionaire mocks 'giant baby' Australia

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 5:49am
Chinese donor Huang Xiangmo criticises Australia after he is stripped of his permanent residency.

Catalonia independence leaders on trial in Madrid

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 4:50am
Key figures in the 2017 Catalan independence bid are on trial in Madrid, accused of rebellion.

Teen Japan swimmer diagnosed with leukaemia

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 3:34am
Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee, a medal favourite for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, says she is in a "state of confusion" after being diagnosed with leukaemia.

Trump supporter attacks BBC cameraman at El Paso rally

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 3:11am
Mr Trump saw the attack and confirmed the cameraman was well with a thumbs up after it happened.

Australia government loses bill blocking sick asylum seekers

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 3:01am
MPs pass a bill helping sick refugees get treatment, in a historic defeat for the government.


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