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- Covid: France approves AstraZeneca vaccine for over-65son 01/03/2021 at 10:34 pm
Older French patients can now get the jab, which had been initially limited to those aged under 65.
- Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: BBC reporter Girmay Gebru detained by militaryon 01/03/2021 at 9:24 pm
Girmay Gebru and four others were taken from a café in the regional capital Mekelle, witnesses say.
- 'A very close call': Lady Gaga's dog-walker tells of ordealon 01/03/2021 at 7:48 pm
Ryan Fischer is expected to make a full recovery after a dognapper shot him in the chest.
- Yemen conflict: UK cuts aid citing financial pressure from Covidon 01/03/2021 at 7:04 pm
The British government cuts relief by as much as 60%, citing financial pressure from the pandemic.
- Sarkozy: Former French president sentenced to jail for corruptionon 01/03/2021 at 6:52 pm
The ex-president, found guilty of trying to bribe a judge, will remain free while he appeals.
- Covid: Japan asks China to stop anal tests on its citizenson 01/03/2021 at 5:58 pm
Some Japanese citizens have said the tests for Covid-19 caused them "psychological distress".
- Biden urged to back AI weapons to counter China and Russia threatson 01/03/2021 at 5:54 pm
A long-awaited report says the US president should ignore calls for a ban on autonomous weapons.
- Sri Lanka girl, 9, dies in 'exorcism' ritualon 01/03/2021 at 5:43 pm
Two people, including the child's mother, have been arrested in connection with the death.
- Love Island: South Africa's reality show is 'too white'on 01/03/2021 at 5:34 pm
Viewers are asking why most contestants in the reality show are white in the majority-black country.
- Myanmar coup: Aung San Suu Kyi appears in court to face fresh chargeson 01/03/2021 at 5:15 pm
Ms Suu Kyi's appearance comes a day after the deadliest day of protests, when 18 people were killed.
- Barcelona: Catalan police make four arrests over financial issues at Spanish clubon 01/03/2021 at 5:12 pm
Catalan police make four arrests after searching the offices of La Liga side Barcelona.
- Peru forced sterilisations case reaches key stageon 01/03/2021 at 3:04 pm
A key hearing could see ex-President Alberto Fujimori charged over forced sterilisations.
- CPAC: What Trump supporters fear most from President Bidenon 01/03/2021 at 2:12 pm
Attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference express their concerns about the new administration.
- Coronavirus: The misleading claims about an Indian remedyon 01/03/2021 at 1:16 pm
A traditional herbal remedy said to "cure" Covid has resurfaced, but Indian ministry debunks the claim
- Nigeria's school abductions: Why children are being targetedon 01/03/2021 at 11:51 am
Paying ransoms to kidnappers is fuelling the mass abduction of students in northern Nigeria, analysts say.
- In pictures: Globes stars still shine without red carpeton 01/03/2021 at 5:39 am
Images from the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony split between Los Angeles and New York.
- Cape Town: Pictures of how Muslim worship helps quell South African ganglandson 01/03/2021 at 1:08 am
A team of Islamic scholars in South Africa is on a mission to some dangerous and drug-infested areas.
- Why this teen set up a prize-winning fake cosmetics shopon 01/03/2021 at 12:39 am
Polish teenager Krystyna Paszko's idea won an EU prize - she tells the BBC the story behind it.
- The midwives braving armed gangs in Colombiaon 01/03/2021 at 12:35 am
A group of Afro-Colombian women use their skills to help women give birth in areas run by gangs.
- Covid: The front-line doctor photographing the pandemicon 01/03/2021 at 12:22 am
Dr Scott Kobner has been documenting the fight to save lives in America's worst-hit county.