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News: Seychelles

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Seychelles: James Michel to stand down as president

Tuesday, September 27th 2016, 21:01

Seychelles President James Michel announces he will stand down in October, after his party lost parliamentary polls earlier this month.
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Australian police urge mooning enthusiasts to 'keep pants on'

Tuesday, September 27th 2016, 6:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Victoria

A group of mooning enthusiasts planning to protest legislation passed on Monday banning baring your buttocks is told by Victoria police to keep their pants on.
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Mooning and streaking outlawed in Victoria, Australia

Monday, September 26th 2016, 0:10
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Victoria

Exposing your bare buttocks in public - considered by some a form of legitimate political protest - has been officially made a crime in one Australian state.
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First win in four decades for Seychelles opposition LDS

Sunday, September 11th 2016, 4:00

The opposition LDS in the Seychelles wins parliamentary elections for the first time since the start of multi-party politics in the country.
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What is the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca?

Friday, September 9th 2016, 12:35

The Victoria Derbyshire programme explains the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
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Former IS hostage Daniel Rye felt 'so ashamed' having to leave others

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 11:56

The photographer tried to take his own life before finding strength through support from other people held captive by so-called Islamic state. He spoke to Victoria Derbyshire.
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Mother's love

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 14:25

A photo of Victoria Beckham kissing her daughter Harper on the lips has divided opinion on what is appropriate parental behaviour.
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Dallas shooting: Eyewitness describes officer being hit

Friday, July 8th 2016, 12:06

Eyewitness Brendan Hester describes the scene of the Dallas shootings to the Victoria Derbyshire programme.
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Inside the Iraq war spin machine

Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 1:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Victoria Whitford's job as a spokeswoman for occupying government forces in Iraq was to tell the press what was happening - even as the country erupted in violence.
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Romania's 'left-behind' children

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 0:01
related countries: Romania Romania

The Victoria Derbyshire programme meets some of the 350,000 left-behind children in Romania - economic orphans with parents working abroad.
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'I can't accept my sexuality and want to die'

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 13:02

The Victoria Derbyshire programme speaks to a 39-year-old man who is seeking euthanasia because he cannot accept his sexuality.
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VIDEO: 'I've lived with death threats for 10 years'

Friday, May 27th 2016, 7:41

Writer Roberto Saviano tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme about living for 10 years under threat of death from the mafia.
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VIDEO: Hot air balloon rescue drama

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 13:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Victoria

Nine people on board a stricken hot air balloon have been rescued by a passing motor boat in the Australian state of Victoria.
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VIDEO: How big a threat are superbugs?

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 12:02

The Victoria Derbyshire programme looks at the battle against infections that are resistant to drugs.
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VIDEO: 'I didn't know if he was going to kill me'

Friday, April 8th 2016, 11:41

Alicia Kozakiewicz was 13 years old when she was kidnapped by a man she had met online- she told Victoria Derbyshire presenter Joanna Gosling her story.
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VIDEO: BBC reporter takes Antarctic dip

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 23:04

While reporting from the Antarctic, the BBC's Victoria Gill takes a dip in the near-freezing sea.
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