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Gaza explosion leaves six Palestinians dead

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A pall of smoke from the blast rose above Gaza Six Palestinians have been killed and others wounded in an explosion in the Gaza Strip, health officials say. It is not clear what caused the blast in Deir al-Balah. The Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, military wing …

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French outrage after US President Trump mimics Paris attackers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump mimics Paris attackers killing victims to underline support for gun ownership US President Donald Trump has outraged French opinion by suggesting the 2015 attacks on Paris could have been stopped by giving people guns. He mimicked gunmen summoning and shooting victims …

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Knowledge for sale?

Image copyright Getty Images A BBC investigation has found that prominent YouTube stars are encouraging students to buy essays. Passing off a custom-made essay as your own is a form of plagiarism known as contract cheating. It involves a student ordering an essay, usually through a website, for a fee. …

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YouTube stars' fury as videos promoting cheating removed

Image copyright Patty Mayo Image caption Bounty hunter Patty Mayo’s channel has had multiple videos taken down YouTube stars are complaining after hundreds of videos containing adverts for an essay-writing service were removed from their channels. It follows a BBC Trending investigation which found more than 250 channels had YouTubers …

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George H W Bush discharged from hospital

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Bush went into hospital days after his wife died Former US President George H W Bush has been discharged from hospital 12 days after being admitted for a blood infection. His spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted that “his doctors report he is doing well and …

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Putin Navalny: Opposition leader held at Moscow protest

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPolice seize the opposition leader at a rally in Moscow Riot police have seized Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, at a Moscow rally two days before Vladimir Putin’s inauguration. He was carried away struggling through the crowd of demonstrators, who …

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Nasa's InSight rocket takes off for Mars

The American space agency Nasa has launched its latest mission to Mars. InSight will be the first probe to focus its investigations predominantly on the interior of the Red Planet. The lander – due to touch down in November – will put seismometers on the surface to feel for “Marsquakes”.

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Nasa's InSight mission will target 'Marsquakes'

Image copyright NASA The American space agency is set to launch its latest mission to Mars. InSight will be the first probe to focus its investigations predominantly on the interior of the Red Planet. The static lander will put seismometers on the surface – including sensors from the UK – …

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