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Hurricane Irma: 'I have declared a state of emergency'

Friday 8th of September 2017, 2:24
related countries: British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Virgin Islands Governor Gus Jaspert delivers a "heartbroken" message to the territory after Hurricane Irma.
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PR firm Bell Pottinger 'nearing collapse'

Friday 8th of September 2017, 3:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The embattled company, damaged by its work in South Africa, could go into administration next week.
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Beijing bans new bikes as sharing schemes cause chaos

Friday 8th of September 2017, 6:55
related countries: China China

Bike sharing schemes, popular in Chinese cities, are causing traffic congestion and public hazards.
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Negroponte: US strike on North Korea would 'wreak havoc'

Friday 8th of September 2017, 9:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

Political and diplomatic means are the solution, not military strikes, says John Negroponte.
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Australian fundraiser Connie Johnson dies hours after receiving honour

Friday 8th of September 2017, 10:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Connie Johnson, 40, raised more than $5m Australian dollars (£3m) for cancer research.
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Rock climber Adam Ondra: 'How I climbed the 'world's hardest cliff'

Friday 8th of September 2017, 10:48
related countries: Norway Norway

Rock climber Adam Ondra tells BBC World Service how he conquered the 'world's hardest cliff' in Flatanger, Norway.
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Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife 'facing fraud charges'

Friday 8th of September 2017, 11:15
related countries: Israel Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls the claims against his wife, Sara, 'pathetic and obsessive'.
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Hurricane Irma: Survivors describe 'total devastation'

Friday 8th of September 2017, 11:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Residents and 'stranded' British holidaymakers caught in the path of hurricane Irma describe their fear.
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Unknown species may thrive in Antarctic caves

Friday 8th of September 2017, 12:14
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

Animals and plants may be living in warm caves under Antarctica's ice, according to a study.
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French girl mutilated by rats in night attack at home

Friday 8th of September 2017, 13:57
related countries: France France
related places: Roubaix

A disabled French teenager is critically ill after rats attacked her at night in Roubaix.
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Hurricane Irma: Troops deployed against St Martin looting

Friday 8th of September 2017, 14:07
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says there has been a breakdown of law and order on St Martin.
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Italy has three chikungunya fever cases in Anzio

Friday 8th of September 2017, 18:29
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome, Anzio

Three people have caught mosquito-borne fever in Anzio, just south of Rome.
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In pictures: Irma ravages Caribbean

Friday 8th of September 2017, 19:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Irma

The hurricane is tearing a path through various islands and heading towards the southern US.
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Mexico's strongest quake in a century strikes off southern coast

Friday 8th of September 2017, 19:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico

There are at least 36 deaths after the powerful 8.2 quake struck off the southern coast.
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Hurricane Irma will be 'devastating' to US - Fema head

Friday 8th of September 2017, 20:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

The storm that has left a trail of destruction in parts of the Caribbean now threatens Florida.
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Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises as rescue effort begins

Friday 8th of September 2017, 20:24
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The strongest quake to hit Mexico in a century caused huge damage across three southern states.
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Hurricane Jose: 'Barely habitable' Barbuda residents flee

Friday 8th of September 2017, 20:54
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda

The evacuation of all Barbudans who wanted to leave is completed ahead of Hurricane Jose's arrival.
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Barbuda after Hurricane Irma: A Caribbean paradise lost

Friday 8th of September 2017, 21:21
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda

The BBC's Laura Bicker is the first foreign journalist to arrive in Barbuda, as residents waited to leave.
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Hurricane Irma: British Virgin Islands devastation

Friday 8th of September 2017, 21:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Aerial footage shows the devastation that Hurricane Irma has caused.
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Pope Francis addresses violence against women on Colombia visit

Friday 8th of September 2017, 22:50
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Pope Francis calls for respect for "strong and influential" women during a five-day trip to Colombia.
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US country music singer Don Williams dies

Friday 8th of September 2017, 22:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The Texas native, who had 17 number one country hits, died after a short illness, aged 78.
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Nigerian Taekwondo fighter kicks gender inequality where it hurts

Friday 8th of September 2017, 23:13
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's youngest Taekwondo referee on fighting gender inequality and taking on a street thief.
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