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Forty people have been killed and more than 20 seriously wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch.
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One of China's most prestigious high schools has been the target of public anger after piles of expired mouldy food were found in its canteen kitchen.
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The British singer Joss Stone has performed at a bar in North Korea, as part of her effort to play in every country in the world.
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A former British soldier faces murder charges over the killing of two people on Bloody Sunday in Londonderry in 1972.
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God of War, Red Dead Redemption 2, Return of the Obra Dinn and Florence lead the nominations at this year's Bafta 2019 games awards.
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When Stephanie Elderton's twin boys caught a cold, she never imagined that one of them would end up in intensive care...
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New York media say it is the first targeted killing of a mob boss in the city since 1985.
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When Emma received her bridal shoes last week, she discovered her mum had secretly paid for them before her death. And written on the soles of the shoes was a surprise message...
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Indian women got the right to vote the year their country was born. It was, as a historian said, a "staggering achievement for a post-colonial nation". But over 70 years later, why are 21 million women in India apparently being denied the right to vote?
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What does it mean to be yourself? At 9.30pm, Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss what this has meant to philosophers from Aristotle to Sartre and since and how compatible authenticity is with morality.

(FYI, this is Sartre at eight months. Aw!)
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RT @BBCBreaking: UK MPs vote by 412 to 202 to ask the EU for to be delayed beyond 29 March

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Emma Haruka Iwao has calculated the value of the number pi to a new world record length of 31 trillion digits – far past the previous record of 22 trillion.
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At 11pm, it's Where's the F in News? Jo Bunting is joined by a panel including comedian @eleanortiernan, performance artist @BryonyKimmings and broadcasters Eve Pollard and @AnnekaRice.
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RT @BBCSounds: "What a cluster****" - an MP speaking about yesterday's events in parliament.

The team ask: can Theresa May no…

RT @BBCSounds: "It gets so filthy! Shall we read a later bit?" 😂

@MariellaF1 visited Dominic West as his home to discover the books that h…

Police in Italy are unconcerned about the daring theft of a Flemish master's painting – because they had replaced it with a fake a month ago. 💅
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This week's Radio 4 Appeal is for Amref Health Africa (@Amref_worldwide), the leading African health International NGO, and is presented by Alex Jones (@MissAlexjones). Find more information, and how to donate:
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RT @5liveSport: Congratulations, Bryony Frost!

She becomes the first female jockey to ride a Grade 1 winner at the ! 🙌…

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A no-nonsense, Nazi-free social media. Serving Philadelphia-New York-Toronto-Montrèal areas with fast response and low latency.

Home of the Mastodon Newsbot Service

The following newsbots are running on this instance:

  • NPR / National Public Radio (United States)
  • WHYY / WHYY Philadelphia (an NPR radio station)
  • BreakingNews / NBC Breaking News (posts to public)
  • BBCRadio4 / Intelligent, insightful programming from BBC Radio 4
  • 6ABC / WPVI Television in Philadelphia
  • KIRO7 / KIRO Television in Seattle, Washington
  • TheHill / US Political news from The Hill (all posts behind CW)
  • Reason / Reason Magazine - Politics from a pragmatist libertarian point of view

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