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Bayeux Tapestry to leave France for first time in 950 years

CNN Top Stories - January 17, 2018 - 6:15am
The Bayeux Tapestry is set to go on display in Britain after France agreed to allow the fragile artwork to be shown outside the country for the first time in 950 years.
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'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' denied mercy plea

CNN Top Stories - January 17, 2018 - 6:14am
A former Nazi officer known as "the bookkeeper of Auschwitz" has been told he must serve out his four-year prison sentence, despite lodging an appeal for clemency.
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Meet Phelps the swimming hedgehog from Alness

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 6:05am
The young animal is having supervised "swimming classes" to help build up strength in his weak hind legs.
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First 'ghost ship' of 2018 washes up in Japan with dead North Koreans

CNN Top Stories - January 17, 2018 - 6:03am
Another ship bearing grim cargo has washed up on the shores of western Japan.
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Divers in Mexico have discovered the 'world's longest' cave

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 5:54am
The cave is 216 miles long and could be the longest underwater cave system on the planet.
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Here's how to soothe your sore throat

CNN Top Stories - January 17, 2018 - 5:40am
Sore throats can be a real pain in the neck.
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Trump Russia: Steve Bannon refuses to answer at Congress hearing

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 5:33am
The Trump ex-strategist stonewalls at a Russia collusion hearing, prompting claims of a White House gag.
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Carillion: Government 'inept' over crisis, says GMB boss

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 5:30am
The GMB union wants the government to set up a task force to help affected companies and staff.
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Eddie Jones: England head coach signs contract until 2021

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 5:25am
England head coach Eddie Jones signs a two-year contract extension to stay in the role until 2021.
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YouTube toughens advert payment rules

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 5:17am
The video-clip platform will require creators to have more than 1,000 subscribers to feature adverts.
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Under 19 World Cup: Controversial obstructing the field dismissal sparks 'spirit of cricket' debate

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 4:57am
South Africa's Jiveshan Pillay is controversially given out obstructing the field after he picked up the ball to return it to West Indies' fielders at the Under-19 World Cup.
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Brexit: Brits take EU rights bid to Dutch court

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 4:31am
They want a judge to press the EU's top court to clarify their citizenship rights after Brexit.
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Bristol Museum sold unauthorised Banksy angel prints

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 4:13am
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery sold thousands of prints of the street artist's Angel Bust sculpture.
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Caroline Wozniacki pulls off amazing comeback at Australian Open

CNN Top Stories - January 17, 2018 - 2:44am
Think grand slam tennis comebacks and Jimmy Connors' rally from 6-1 6-1 4-1 down against Mikael Pernfors at Wimbledon in 1987 springs to mind. Or Gaston Gaudio overturning a two-set deficit and fending off two match points against fellow Argentine Guillermo Coria in the 2004 French Open final.
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Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held over secret records

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 2:43am
The arrest of Jerry Chun Shing Lee is thought to be linked to the deaths of CIA agents in China.
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Australian Open 2018: Laura Robson and Coco Vandeweghe lose in first round

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 2:29am
Laura Robson and Coco Vandeweghe lose in the women's doubles first round to Hao-Ching Chan and Katarina Srebotnik.
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Catalonia: Can Carles Puigdemont rule from Belgium?

BBC World News - January 17, 2018 - 2:16am
As the Catalan parliament re-opens, supporters of the ex-president insist he can rule from Belgium.
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