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Relief for May as minister stays on
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Today's Headlines November 16
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Relief for May as minister stays on
The environment secretary says he is focused on "getting the right deal" for the UK.
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Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide
It is the first genocide ruling against any member of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime.
California wildfires: Number of missing leaps to 631
Seven more bodies have also been found in northern California, taking the statewide death toll to 66.
US 'preparing indictment against Julian Assange' of WikiLeaks
The media reports come as an unsealed filing in a separate court case hints at charges.
Hockney painting breaks auction record for living artist
The price of Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) is the highest for a living artist.
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Sport
Sri Lanka v England: Joe Root's sublime 124 puts tourists on top
England captain Joe Root hits a sublime century to put his side in a strong position to win the series against Sri Lanka on day three of the second Test.
England 3-0 USA: Wayne Rooney farewell appearance ends in victory
A youthful England side defeat the United States 3-0 in Wayne Rooney's farewell appearance as Gareth Southgate gives debuts to three players.
Roger Federer beats Kevin Anderson to top group at ATP Finals in London
Roger Federer beats Kevin Anderson to secure his place in the last four of the ATP Finals for the 15th time.
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California wildfires: Drone footage shows Paradise devastation
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Grandpa paints his Taiwanese village in cats and dogs
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Russia domestic abuse: 'My husband chopped off my hands'
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Who should own South Africa's land?
Magazine
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'Can I forgive him? – How I discovered my husband's sex obsession'
One woman explains how a discovery about her husband's behaviour affected her life.
Business
Pound steadies after biggest fall since 2016
Sterling stabilises after Thursday's political turmoil, although shares in banks and housebuilders remain weak.
Rolls-Royce boss says May's Brexit deal is better than no deal
The boss of engineering giant Rolls-Royce says politicians must get behind a "practical plan" for Brexit.
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Technology
'How Amazon helped me transition to a woman'
Sophie Roberts is a software developer at the tech giant who came out at work in October.
Award for wartime flight trainer returned to service
Tens of thousands of pilots trained in a tiny, mechanical flight simulator which has been restored.
Capital
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The oldest mums on the playground
How first-time Gen X mothers are navigating a world that wasn't made for them
 
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An exam that grinds a country to a halt
The university entrance test that stops traffic and grounds planes
Culture
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The great films that define Iran
Why the country has a rich and global cinematic story
 
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The juvenile joke hidden in a portrait
A touch of Renaissance slapstick?
Earth
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'Chimpanzees are just like us'
What can we learn from how chimps behave?
 
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BBC Earth has moved
Visit us at our new home - BBCEarth.com
Future
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10 types of people English can't name
The character traits that are missing from the English language
 
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The 'vaccine' fighting a new epidemic
Could it inoculate us against one of the 21st Century's biggest challenges?
Travel
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Switzerland's artfully tedious job
There's only a handful of people that can do it
 
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South Africa's unique way to protest
It has an almost magical ability to unite any crowd
 
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