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Mon, 24 Feb 2020 19:13:49 GMT
The ex-movie mogul is handcuffed and led from court as a judge orders him to jail immediately.
Harvey Weinstein guilty: How the Hollywood giant faced his reckoning
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:17:58 GMT
The judge said this was not a referendum on #MeToo. But at times, the trial felt like one.
Coronavirus: World should prepare for pandemic, says WHO
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:29:20 GMT
But the UN health body says the coronavirus outbreak does not yet meet the criteria for a pandemic.
Car drives into carnival crowd in German town Volkmarsen
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:15:14 GMT
Police say 30 people were injured after a car was driven into a crowd in the town of Volkmarsen.
Katherine Johnson: Hidden Figures Nasa mathematician dies at 101
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:09:43 GMT
Ms Johnson, who helped launch the first American into orbit, was portrayed in the film Hidden Figures.
Nigeria: Video of manatee dragged along road sparks outrage
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 19:01:26 GMT
Nigeria's government is investigating a video of young men dragging a distressed manatee down a road.
Syria conflict: Inside the final rebel stronghold
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 07:57:56 GMT
Millions of people who have long opposed the Syrian regime are trapped at the border with Turkey.
Belgian city of Aalst says anti-Semitic parade 'just fun'
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:39:33 GMT
Aalst prompts an outcry over negative Jewish stereotypes, which an official defended as "our humour".
World planking record set by ex-marine, aged 62
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:25:12 GMT
George Hood managed to plank for 8 hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds, and then did 75 push ups.
Lesotho's PM Thomas Thabane seeks immunity over murder of ex-wife
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:31:02 GMT
Thomas Thabane and the first lady are accused over the shooting of his previous wife in 2017.
Canary Islands sandstorm: Flights disrupted as dust cloud strands tourists
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:07:31 GMT
Flights to and from the Spanish islands have been disrupted, leaving tourists stranded at airports.
Trump India visit: Seven claims about India fact-checked
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:13:12 GMT
President Donald Trump is on his first official visit to India.
Tanzania journalist Erick Kabendera freed after seven months
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:43:01 GMT
Erick Kabendera had been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and leading organised crime.
Trump to Diana: Iconic Taj Mahal photos through the years
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:15:15 GMT
The "monument of love" has always been a top photo-op for every high-profile visitor to India.
Kobe Bryant: How a basketball legend inspired young players
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:00:48 GMT
Three young basketballers from different corners of the world tell us how important Kobe Bryant was to them.
Julian Assange: What is extradition and how does it work?
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 14:33:32 GMT
Julian Assange's extradition trial begins in London on Monday. How does the process work?
Coronavirus: What should I do if I travel to Italy? And other questions
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:44:23 GMT
What should I do about coronavirus if I'm in Italy, how does it compare to flu and more questions answered.
How Africa hopes to gain from the 'new scramble'
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:05:51 GMT
The continent's leaders have been globe-trotting to attend Africa-themed summits, but do they have a plan?
What Donald Trump gets out of his trip to India
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:15:00 GMT
The US president's first official trip to the world's largest democracy will be a photo-op and a half.
President Trump in India: Why his visit matters
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 19:25:00 GMT
A crowded cricket stadium and tricky pronunciations marked the first day of the US president's trip.
Coronavirus: Drone captures massive queue for masks in South Korea
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 08:37:39 GMT
Hundreds queued at a supermarket in Daegu, one of the South Korean epicentres of the virus outbreak.
'I'm not leaving China without my dog'
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:40:41 GMT
A Ukrainian woman has told the BBC why she decided to decline evacuation and stay in the coronavirus stricken Chinese city of Wuhan.
Earth Harp: The man behind the unique instruments 'epic' sound
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:05:10 GMT
The inventor of the world's longest string instrument explains its unique and majestic sound.
Coronavirus: On the edge of Italy's lockdown area
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 10:42:22 GMT
Italian police have quarantined the town of Codogno, centre of Italy's coronavirus outbreak.
Niger: What's it like to be a childless woman?
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:03:55 GMT
Filmmaker Aicha Macky from Niger is on a journey to determine her role in society as a childless woman.
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