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Minister sorry for Weinstein BBC remark
The minister says comparing a BBC interview with a Harvey Weinstein encounter was an "attempt at humour".

100 Women: 'Cheerleading is not just for women'
Despite movie stereotypes, there are very few all-female cheerleading teams in Brazil.

Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont vows to resist takeover
Carles Puigdemont calls for "democratic opposition" to direct rule from Madrid.

Syria conflict: Siege leaves children starving near Damascus
Children living in a besieged area near the capital Damascus face a daily struggle for food.

Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría - Madrid's enforcer for Catalonia
Spain's deputy prime minister is seen as a capable politician but one lacking in charisma.

Polish doctors on hunger strike in healthcare row
They say the state must spend much more on healthcare and raise staff wages.

Salon du Chocolat: Where the worlds of chocolate and fashion collide
The Salon du Chocolat fashion show in Paris saw models showcasing outfits made with chocolate.

UK submariners dismissed after drugs tests
Nine men were dismissed from duty from HMS Vigilant - which carries the Trident nuclear deterrent.

Brazil Amazon: Troops deployed after attack on federal buildings
The authorities say hundreds of illegal gold miners acted in revenge after their boats were seized.

'Jihadi Jack' charged with being IS member, Kurdish officials say
Kurdish officials in Syria say Jack Letts, from Oxford, has been charged with being an IS member.



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