BBC News - Home 1 February 2018

Trump Russia: Republicans 'materially altered' memo on FBI

The secret memo reportedly says the FBI abused its surveillance powers to target the Trump campaign.

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Poland's Senate passes controversial Holocaust bill

Israeli MPs react with fury, passing a counter-bill to make denial of Holocaust complicity illegal.

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State of the Union: Trump audience figures boast questioned

Despite Mr Trump's claim, Nielsen says Presidents Obama, Clinton and Bush all drew bigger ratings.

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Kenya TV shutdown: Court suspends ban imposed over Odinga 'inauguration'

Channels were taken off-air over plans to broadcast opposition leader Raila Odinga's unofficial "inauguration".

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O Canada: Senate backs gender-neutral changes to national anthem

The move is set to change the words "in all thy sons command" to "in all of us command" in O Canada.

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Winter Olympics 2018: Court overturns life bans given to Russian athletes

A decision to overturn the Olympic life bans of 28 Russian athletes "may have a serious impact on the future fight against doping", says IOC.

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Deepfake porn videos deleted from internet by Gfycat

The Gyfcat video clip hosting service says the computer-generated clips are objectionable.

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India unveils 'world's largest' public healthcare scheme

The government said it will benefit around 500 million poor people and will "be the world's largest".

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Uganda's Mowzey Radio dies after 'pub brawl'

Mowzey Radio died hours after the Ugandan president donated $8,300 towards his hospital bills.

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Turkey court 'reverses release' of Amnesty head Taner Kilic

A court in Istanbul had ordered the release of Taner Kilic, who is on trial on terrorism charges.

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West Ham suspend Tony Henry over claims of club policy against signing Africans

West Ham suspend director of player recruitment Tony Henry over claims he said the club would not sign any more African players.

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Facebook users spending less time online

The fall of about 50 million hours a day came before major changes to the News Feed last month.

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World War Two bomb in Hong Kong defused by police

Thousands were forced to evacuate as Hong Kong police worked to defuse the "severely damaged" bomb.

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Woman in viral Beyonce picture speaks

The woman whose shocked reaction to meeting Beyonce went viral has called the response "hysterical".

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Germany strikes explained: The long and the short of it

Industrial workers want the option of working less to look after their families, while not losing pay.

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Arsenal: Ian Wright and David Ornstein on the January transfer window

Ian Wright and David Ornstein on Arsenal's transfer window, what has changed about Arsene Wenger's team - and what might happen next.

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Six Nations 2018: Stockdale, Aki and Ryan handed starts for Ireland

Jacob Stockdale, Bundee Aki and James Ryan will play their first Six Nations games for Ireland against France in Paris on Saturday.

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Women's Six Nations 2018: England favourites to retain their crown

England's dominance in the northern hemisphere makes them clear favourites for the Women's Six Nations crown, writes Sara Orchard.

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Milton Keynes' Matt Nickerson sacked after punching a fan

Milton Keynes Lightning sack Matt Nickerson after he is given a 20-game ban for abusing an official and punching a fan.

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Big Bash League: Hobart Hurricanes beat Perth Scorchers to reach final

Hobart Hurricanes beat holders Perth Scorchers by 71 runs to reach their second Big Bash League final.

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