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Mon, 25 Jan 2021 15:31:09 GMT
Laboratory tests suggest antibodies can recognise and fight the UK and South Africa variants.
Covid: Dutch curfew riots rage for third night
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:57:36 GMT
Police describe it as the worst unrest in the Netherlands for decades, with more than 150 arrests.
Janet Yellen to be first female US treasury secretary
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:34:29 GMT
The Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as first female treasury secretary in US history.
Italian PM Conte to resign following pandemic criticism
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:44:17 GMT
Mr Conte is hoping to form a new and stronger government after losing a senate majority last week.
Biden overturns Trump transgender military ban
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:40:53 GMT
President Biden has scrapped a ban which stopped transgender people joining the US military.
Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani sued by Dominion voting machine firm
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:54:18 GMT
Dominion seeks $1.3bn in damages over a campaign claiming its machines switched US election votes.
Vietnam War: French court to hear landmark Agent Orange case
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 15:42:12 GMT
It is the first time civilian victims of the highly toxic chemical will have their cases heard.
Black Sea palace not mine, says Putin
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:43:56 GMT
President Putin denies links to a palace featured in a video by his arch-critic Alexei Navalny.
Champ, Major and other White House pets
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:14:21 GMT
President Joe Biden's dogs have arrived at the White House, restarting the tradition of pets there.
China mine rescue: Nine found dead during rescue in Shandong province
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:31:41 GMT
The discovery comes a day after 11 miners were rescued after two weeks trapped underground.
Coronavirus in Zimbabwe: Nick Mangwana apologises for 'medical assassins' slur
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:27:45 GMT
Doctors were furious with the government spokesman's comments about politicians' coronavirus deaths.
Covid: Facebook suspends Israel PM Netanyahu's chatbot
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:07:08 GMT
The bot asked about people's Covid vaccination status, breaching a policy on private medical data.
Shyamala Gopalan: The woman who inspired Kamala Harris
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 01:01:11 GMT
The tale of her rise is rooted in an audacious journey Shyamala Gopalan made more than 60 years ago.
Covid vaccines - how will poor countries get them?
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:07:55 GMT
A scheme to distribute Covid-19 vaccines is under way. Here's what you need to know.
Like a good deal? Maybe a hagglebot can help
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:09:23 GMT
Artificial intelligence is getting better at negotiating and research promises systems that could help you.
Randy Rainbow made his name satirising Trump - now what?
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 01:17:21 GMT
Why the show's not over for Randy Rainbow who used Broadway tunes to make fun of Donald Trump.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders: The Trump defender enters political race
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:03:17 GMT
Known to millions around the world for her staunch defence of Trump, now it's her turn to speak for herself.
Lebanon's Coronavirus lockdown: 'We can't leave our homes day or night'
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:04:46 GMT
People in Lebanon describe the impact of being confined to their homes for 24 hours a day.
Covid-19: Why the US hasn't hit vaccine targets so far
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 15:09:06 GMT
Biden says the vaccine rollout has been a failure, as he pledges 100 million shots in his first 100 days.
Yang Li: The 'punchline queen' who offended Chinese men
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:01:08 GMT
A female comedian's joke on national television has sparked debate on comedy and feminism in China.
Zuckerberg's Biden problem
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:08:15 GMT
President Biden's open dislike of Facebook could spell problems for the social network.
Protecting the last wild lions in Africa
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 08:04:52 GMT
Photographer George Logan highlights the decline of wild lions using conceptual images.
Covid vaccines: Why some countries will have to wait until 2022
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:21:23 GMT
How are Covid-19 vaccines being distributed across the world? As some countries start vaccinating their populations, others are being left behind.
Covid: The migrant helping Australia with modified masks
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:22:38 GMT
When Manmeet Kaur began giving away masks, she realised many people would relish a different design.
Hope and fear as Somalia's civil war turns 30
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:21:27 GMT
Thirty years since Somalia plunged into civil war, BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding has returned to Mogadishu to see what hopes people have for peace.
Giant panda cub Fu Bao clings on to zookeeper's leg in viral video
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 16:36:05 GMT
Six-month-old Fu Bao, who lives in South Korea, just won't let go of her zookeeper's leg.
Covid-19: Vaccine divides in the Middle East
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:01:42 GMT
Israel is vaccinating against Covid-19 faster than anywhere else, but most Palestinians are waiting.
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