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Coronavirus outbreak hits Beijing small businesses

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 0:00
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The BBC's Stephen McDonell visits shopping areas in Beijing to see if the virus is having an effect.
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Coronavirus: South Africa's economic victims

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 0:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa

How a health crisis on the other side of the world spelled disaster for a South African industry.
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Antarctic sea creatures 'stressed to the max'

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 0:01
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

Justin Rowlatt reports from Antarctica's Ross Sea, where rising temperatures could affect marine life.
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Planting trees with Brazil's prison inmates

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 0:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Rio de Janeiro

An initiative in the state of Rio de Janeiro aims to improve the lives of those behind bars.
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Slovakia's Matovic: Europe's Mr Ordinary prepares for power

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 0:04
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

How Igor Matovic used a series of publicity stunts to defeat Slovakia's populist left government.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: The Ethiopian at the heart of the coronavirus fight

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 0:14
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

As World Health Organization chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has people hanging on his every word.
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In pictures: Brazil hit by deadly rain and landslides

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 1:12
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Paulo, Rio de Janeiro

At least 23 people die and more than 30 are missing in the states of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
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Coronavirus: Drug shortage fears as India limits exports

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 10:01
related countries: India India, China China

It comes as the coronavirus outbreak has kept many Chinese drug ingredient manufacturers shut.
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Australian thief uses fishing rod to steal Versace necklace

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 12:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The thief was caught on CCTV hooking the Versace necklace from a designer store in Melbourne.
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Afghan conflict: US conducts first air strike on Taliban since deal

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 14:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

It comes just hours after President Trump talked to the group about keeping peace efforts on track.
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Michael Bloomberg ends US presidential campaign

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 15:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Michael Bloomberg ends his bid for the White House after his poor Super Tuesday showing and supports Joe Biden.
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PlayStation 2 anniversary: Why it's an important piece of gaming history

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 16:20
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

It's the 20th anniversary of the PlayStation 2, and it's had a huge impact on fans like Victoria.
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Climate change boosted Australia bushfire risk by at least 30%

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 17:00
related countries: Australia Australia

Scientists quantify the role played by warming in the country's recent bushfires.
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Syria war: Satellite images reveal Idlib destruction and displacement

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 17:07
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Idlib

Analysts found a third of homes in two towns in the Syrian province were damaged or destroyed.
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Deadly tornadoes kill 24 and flatten buildings in Tennessee

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 17:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tennessee, Nashville

Tuesday's storm was so fast-moving that many people didn't have time to take shelter.
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Greta Thunberg brands EU's new climate law 'surrender'

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 17:35
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Addressing MEPs in Brussels, the activist accused the EU of "pretending to be a climate leader".
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US defence department linguist charged with espionage

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 21:08
related countries: United States United States

A defence department linguist is accused of sharing data with an individual linked to Hezbollah.
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Coronavirus: Italy to close all schools as deaths rise

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 21:55
related countries: Italy Italy

A total of 107 people have now died in Italy, the location of Europe's largest coronavirus outbreak.
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Turkey claims migrant killed in Greek border clash

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 21:58
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Greece denies a Turkish claim that a migrant was shot dead by its security forces.
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US 2020 Election Quiz: What did Bloomberg get for his money?

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 22:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The billionaire has ended his White House bid - but not before spending a whole lot of money on his campaign.
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Did first female-majority legislature in US make a difference?

Wednesday 4th of March 2020, 22:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nevada

Nevada became the first state with a female-majority legislature. Did it make a difference?
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