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My experience of coming out in Ireland

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 0:03
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Simon O'Leary reflects on a childhood in which his sexuality led to suicidal thoughts.
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How mattresses could solve hunger

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 0:13
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Refugees in Jordan and scientists from the UK are growing fresh food using old mattresses.
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Crossing Antarctica solo: A lonely journey across the ice

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 0:19
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

How Børge Ousland became the first person to cross Antarctica solo
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Google starts appeal against £2bn shopping fine

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 0:29
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg

The case of Google versus the European Commission will be heard in Luxembourg over three days.
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Nigeria's roads: 'My son died in a car accident - now I control traffic'

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 0:56
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian judge campaigns for road safety after her son died in a hit-and-run accident.
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Australia fires: 113 animal species 'need emergency help'

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 3:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Koalas along with birds, fish and frogs need the most help after Australia's fires, says a report.
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The ongoing struggle for peace in Darfur

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 3:27
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The BBC's Mohanad Hashim has gained rare access to a refugee camp in western Sudan.
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Baroness Scotland: UK suspends funding to Commonwealth Secretariat

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 5:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's annual £4.7m contribution will be withheld until financial procedures are improved.
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Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó greeted with abuse after return from world tour

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 9:25
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

President Maduro's supporters shouted "fascist" at the opposition figure after he landed in Caracas.
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Nissan seeks $90m damages from former boss Carlos Ghosn

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 11:41
related countries: Japan Japan

The move comes after Mr Ghosn fled Japan where he faces charges of financial misconduct.
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Landmark Islamic funeral held for sex worker in Bangladesh

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 12:00
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Islamic leaders have previously refused to perform funeral prayers saying sex work is "immoral".
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'Tortured' Egyptian student's plight drawn by Italian street artist

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 12:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Italy Italy

Patrick Zaky from Egypt was studying in Italy and was detained when he flew home for a family visit.
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Russian former prison official kills himself in court

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 14:00
related countries: Russia Russia

Former prison service transport boss Viktor Sviridov had just been jailed for extortion.
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Syria war: 'One killed' as US troops clash with government loyalists near Qamishli

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 14:52
related countries: United States United States

The US-led coalition says a patrol came under fire near the north-eastern city of Qamishli.
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Brexit: EU Parliament makes tough demands for talks

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 16:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

MEPs call on the UK to follow EU policies in many areas in return for an ambitious free trade deal.
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Coronavirus: Singapore bank evacuated after worker falls ill

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 16:16
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Some 300 people working on the same floor as the infected patient have been sent home.
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US white supremacist propaganda incidents 'rose by 120% in 2019'

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 18:17
related countries: United States United States

Hate posters and banners have doubled for the second year in a row, the Anti-Defamation League says.
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UN lists 112 businesses linked to Israeli settlements

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 20:31
related countries: Israel Israel

The companies identified include Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia Group and Motorola Solutions.
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Lawrence Ray: US student's dad charged for sex trafficking

Wednesday 12th of February 2020, 20:57
related countries: United States United States

Lawrence Ray is accused of moving into his daughter's dormitory and exploiting her roommates.
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