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Peloton recalls treadmills after child's death

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 17:52
Home fitness equipment firm recalls Tread and Tread+ machines after six-year-old child pulled under treadmill.
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Colombia protests: What is behind unrest?

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 17:26
Crowds are gathering again after a night of violence as the UN condemns the repression of protesters.
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EU negotiator Barnier spills Brexit secrets in new book

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 17:25
From Theresa May and Boris Johnson to English breakfasts, Michel Barnier's new book reveals all.
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Mexico City metro: 'My dad never came home'

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 17:00
Mexican authorities have promised a full investigation into the collapse of a metro overpass in Mexico City, as questions mount over the line's safety.
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Iraq: Ancient Mesopotamian marshes threatened by sewage

Al Jazeera - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 16:57
UN classifies Iraq 'as the fifth most vulnerable country in the world' to climate change.
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Libya’s PM ‘hopeful’ foreign mercenaries will withdraw soon

Al Jazeera - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 16:52
Libyan PM Abdul Hamid Dbeibah speaks to Al Jazeera about reconciliation, elections, and renegade general Khalifa Haftar.
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US judge orders Justice Dept to release Trump obstruction memo

Al Jazeera - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 16:46
Former AG William Barr had obscured 'the true purpose' of the memo when he resisted releasing it, the judge said.
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Ancient child grave was Africa's earliest funeral

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 16:03
A young child buried in a cave 78,000 years ago is the earliest known funeral in Africa.
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Is it rare for US teachers to spank unruly children at school?

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 12:08
A video of a Florida principal using a paddle to discipline a student has stirred up debate online.
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Romain Grosjean: ‘I can play with my kids and I can drive a racing car’

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:26
F1 driver Romain Grosjean made a remarkable escape from a flaming car last year.
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How India descended into Covid-19 chaos

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 07:18
Experts tell the BBC that delays in decision-making worsened the crisis of India's second wave.
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Indonesia coral reef partially restored in extensive project

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 05:01
Around 40,000 sq m of coral reef has been restored in Indonesia with plans to extend the scheme further.
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Mexico City metro: Shock, grief, anger in Mexico over metro crash

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 04:05
There is rising anger in Mexico over the collapse of a metro overpass that killed at least 24 people.
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Five killed in attack at Brazilian nursery

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 02:04
Five people have died after a man launched a machete attack at a nursery in Brazil, police say.
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Covid vaccine in South Africa: Behind the slow rollout

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 01:20
The country has Africa's worst mortality figures but its vaccination programme lags behind others.
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Napoleon's incendiary legacy divides France 200 years on

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 00:22
Dictatorship and slavery taint the Napoleonic reforms that shaped modern France.
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Atlantic Ocean voyage ‘the hardest thing I’ve ever done’

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 00:07
Johnny Ward is part of a four-man rowing team that has crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a single boat.
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Australian bride gets muddy for arrival of calf at wedding

BBC News - World - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 00:06
Wearing her wedding dress, dairy farmer Jessa Laws waded into knee-deep mud to aid a pregnant cow.
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G20 nations set to back COVID vaccine passports

Al Jazeera - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 17:08
Tourism ministers from G20 nations have met to discuss how to boost the hard-hit global tourism sector.
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China: Elderly tourists taken on sales trip to cemetery

BBC News - World - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 17:00
The group paid 18 yuan (£2) for a trip to a scenic spot in China only to arrive at a cemetery.
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