‘Lonely gifs’ celebrate solitude in Japan – BBC News

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From walking on a rainy street to smoking outside a convenience store, a series of pensive gifs depicting solitude have recently struck a chord in Japan.
Freelance illustrator "Motocross" Saito spoke to the BBC about why he made them, and why he thinks they have resonated.
Video by the BBC's Mariko Oi and Joshua Lim.
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Saving mums – BBC News

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The vet caring for homeless hounds – BBC News

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Jade Statt helped set up Street Vet after a meeting with one rough sleeper and his dog. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP
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Wild elephant attacks a bus – BBC News

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‘Flat-chested’ K-pop star responds to ‘cruel’ body comments – BBC News

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Amber Liu from Korean all-girl group f(x) has hit back at vicious online comments about the way she looks.
She said she was fed up with people making "cruel" statements about her short hair, tattoos and flat chest – and decided to make a video mocking her critics.
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Hugh Jackman’s novelty top hat trick – BBC News

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The Australian actor performed the trick for the '6,000th' time and explained why his Christmas would feature bad jokes.
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Brexit talks to move to next stage – BBC News

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Mrs May said the two sides would begin discussions on future relations straight away and hoped for "rapid progress" on a transitional phase to "give certainty" to business.
"This is an important step on the road to delivering the smooth and orderly Brexit that people voted for in June 2016," she said.
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Christmas: Shoddy santas, grotty grottos and terrifying toys – BBC News

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It's the most wonderful time of the year, but Christmas doesn't always bring what you've hoped for. Here's a sideways look through the BBC archives at things you might want to avoid this festive season.
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Russia a ‘risk’ to undersea cables, defence chief warns – BBC News

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The UK's most senior military officer has warned of a new threat posed by Russia to communications and internet cables that run under the sea.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, the chief of the defence staff, said Britain and Nato needed to prioritise protecting the lines of communication.
He said it would "immediately and potentially catastrophically" hit the economy if they were cut or disrupted.
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Paternoster: The rare lift that went over the top – BBC News

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