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SpaceX moon flight to include DJ, YouTuber and K-pop rapper

Image source, SpaceXA commercial DJ, K-pop rapper, and a space YouTuber are to go on a trip around the Moon, after they were picked by a Japanese billionaire for a private SpaceX flight.Businessman Yusaku Maezawa revealed his crew on Friday after a global search for creative individuals last year.

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T. rex auction cancelled after skeleton doubts raised

Image source, EPABBC NewsA T. rex skeleton which was expected to fetch up to $25m (£21m) at auction has been withdrawn after doubts were raised over where parts of it had come from.

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Should countries try to do everything themselves?

Would it be better if a country simply produced everything it needed within its own borders rather than importing things from abroad? Would that make the country more secure, perhaps richer?

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UK lottery winners: What did they do with the money?

What would you spend the money on if you won the lottery? That's the question being pondered by one factory worker from Hereford, who scooped £71m in the EuroMillions lottery on Friday.

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EuroMillions jackpot: Syndicate of 165 Belgians wins €143m

The residents from Olmen, in the Antwerp province, paid equally into a pot to buy tickets at their local newsagent. Each of them won about €868,000 (£748,000), according to the Belgian National Lottery.

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Oldest DNA reveals two-million-year-old lost world

The most ancient DNA ever sequenced revels what the Arctic looked like two million years ago when it was warmer. Today the area in North Greenland is a polar desert, but the genetic material, extracted from soil, has uncovered a rich array of plants and animals.

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Elon Musk turns Twitter into 'hotel' for staff

The BBC has been given photos of Twitter office space that has been converted into bedrooms, which San Francisco authorities are probing as a possible building code violation. One image shows a room with a double bed, including a wardrobe and slippers.

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Wordle creator promises viral game will stay simple and ad-free

A free and simple online word game that has gone viral will never become attention-grabbing or ad-laden, its creator has promised.Wordle challenges people to find a five-letter word in six guesses, with a new puzzle published every day.It has amassed a following of 300,000 people in three months.

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Putin: Nuclear risk is rising, but we are not mad

Vladimir Putin has said the threat of a nuclear war was rising, but insisted Russia had not "gone mad" and would not use its nuclear weapons first. The Russian president insisted that his country would only use weapons of mass destruction in response to an attack.

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Artemis: How we get humans back to the Moon

This is the SLS - short for Space Launch System. It’s designed to send a spacecraft far beyond Earth. The SLS is the most powerful launch vehicle since the Saturn V.

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Missing daughter reunited with family after 51 years

To play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.BBC News, WashingtonA DNA test has reunited a Texas woman with her long-lost family and ended a mystery that lasted over 50 years.

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Polygamy: Muslim women in India fight 'abhorrent' practice

A 28-year-old Muslim woman's petition to a court, seeking to prevent her husband from taking another wife without her written consent, has put the spotlight on the practice of polygamy among Indian Muslims.

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Samuel Bateman: Polygamous cult leader had 20 wives, FBI says

Samuel Rappylee Bateman claimed it was God's will for him to engage in sexual acts with his wives, the FBI said.

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Reichsbürger: German 'crackpot' movement turns radical and dangerous

The Reichsbürger were, for years, a source of national derision, dismissed as crackpots. But they're increasingly a source of concern for the security services who say they're becoming more radical and more dangerous.

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Spain: 'Migrants' flee plane after emergency Barcelona landing

Image source, Getty ImagesBBC NewsA group of 28 people have escaped from a plane after it made an emergency landing in Barcelona's El Prat airport in Spain, officials say.The emergency was caused by a pregnant woman on board the Morocco-Turkey flight faking labour, they added.

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Trump Organization found guilty of tax crimes after New York trial

Former US President Donald Trump's family real estate company has been found guilty of tax crimes. The Trump Organization was convicted on all counts on Tuesday after two days of jury deliberations in New York.

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Indonesia passes criminal code banning sex outside marriage

Indonesia's parliament has approved a new criminal code that bans anyone in the country from having extramarital sex and restricts political freedoms. Sex outside marriage will carry a jail term of up to a year under the new laws, which take effect in three years.

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Bright-eyed tree frog wins ecology photo prize

Image source, Roberto Garcia Roa /British Ecological SocietyA striking portrait of a Helena's tree frog peering through the night has won the British Ecological Society's annual photography competition.

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Indonesia set to punish sex before marriage with jail time

Indonesia's parliament is expected to pass a new criminal law this month that will punish sex outside marriage with imprisonment of up to a year. Bambang Wuryanto, a politician involved in the draft, said the code could be passed as early as next week.

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South African worshippers swept away in Jukskei river flash flood

Two people have died in South Africa and 15 others are missing after a flash flood in a river swept away worshippers taking part in a church ceremony. Some of the more than 30 congregants were standing on rocks in the river on Saturday when a torrent of water surged through, an eyewitness said.

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