BBC News - Home 29 January 2018

German shock at car exhaust tests on humans and monkeys

The government denounces "abominable" tests of diesel fumes on humans and monkeys.

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Fitness app Strava lights up staff at military bases

Soldiers have been publicly sharing location information as they log their daily runs.

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Kate Winslet's 'bitter regrets' over 'poor decisions'

The British actress says she has "bitter regrets" over working with certain unnamed "men of power".

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Syria war: Turkish air strikes 'damage ancient Afrin temple'

Pictures show a crater in the centre of the temple of Ain Dara in Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region.

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Philippines: Volcanic mudflows sweep away roads

Rainfall near the erupting Mount Mayon has caused strong mudflows

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Indonesia: Transgender women in Aceh detained by police

Police detained them, made them wear men's clothes and said they would learn to act like "real men".

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EU agrees Brexit 'transition' negotiation guidelines

European ministers meet to finalise their guidelines for a proposed Brexit "transition" period.

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China dismisses 'absurd' African Union HQ spying claim

The Chinese-built African Union headquarters was bugged, France Le Monde newspaper reports.

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France murder: Jogger Alexia Daval's husband is detained

Three months after Alexia Daval's strangled and burnt body was found, her husband has been held by police.

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Poland president to review Holocaust bill after Israel outcry

It comes after Israel condemned the plan to make it illegal to accuse Poles of a role in the Holocaust.

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Russia ban upheld for Winter Paralympics

The International Paralympic Committee maintains its ban on Russia for the Winter Paralympics but will allow neutrals to compete.

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Afghanistan conflict: Deadly attack on Kabul military post

At least 11 soldiers are killed in the latest incident in a deadly 10 days in Afghanistan.

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The 2018 Grammys in 90 seconds

From Bruno Mars to Hillary Clinton reading an extract from a book on Trump. Here's a roundup of what happened.

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Lang'ata fire: 'Not enough water' to tackle Kenya blaze

Blaze kills four and leaves thousands homeless after fire engines reportedly ran out of water.

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French floods: Seine river reaches peak in flood-hit Paris

The river rises to 5.84m (19.2ft) following weeks of rainfall that have forced people to evacuate.

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Iran frees woman who took off headscarf - lawyer

The woman became the face of protests in Iran after defiantly showing her hair last year.

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Chechen leader: Gay activists invent nonsense for money

Ramzan Kadyrov says human rights groups are foreign agents, when tackled on gay abuse claims.

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Phil Neville: England women's boss denies he is sexist

Phil Neville says he is not sexist and has huge respect for women in his first media appearance as England women's head coach.

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Amir Khan to fight Phil Lo Greco in Liverpool - first bout since 2016

Britain's Amir Khan will fight Canadian Phil Lo Greco at the Liverpool Echo Arena on 21 April, his first bout for almost two years.

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Six Nations 2018: England call up James Haskell and Joe Marler despite bans

James Haskell and Joe Marler are added to England's squad for the Six Nations opener against Italy despite being suspended.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Man Utd would 'help' striker leave - Jose Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says the club will "create conditions" to help Zlatan Ibrahimovic leave if he wants.

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