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BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2019: The contenders – BBC Sport

BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2019: The contenders – BBC Sport

Meet the five contenders for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 award.
Life in Jerusalem

Life in Jerusalem

Tens of thousands of Christians are in occupied East Jerusalem for Easter. Many will be making their way to the ancient tomb where many people believe that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. It's surrounded by the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in an area that is central to Christianity. But you won't find many…
‘Washington is a bit hysterical’: French envoy offers advice as he bids adieu

‘Washington is a bit hysterical’: French envoy offers advice as he bids adieu

Gerard Araud, who was named France’s U.S. ambassador in September 2014, is a figure Washington won’t soon forget — an openly gay diplomat who threw memorable parties, disdains political correctness and loves the Tintin comics. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Foreign Policy From 'the ultimate bureaucrat' Barack Obama to 'it is what it is' Donald Trump,…
Con de Lange: Scotland all-rounder dies aged 38 after brain tumour

Con de Lange: Scotland all-rounder dies aged 38 after brain tumour

Con de Lange played 91 first-class matches, the majority in his native South AfricaScotland all-rounder Con de Lange has died aged 38. Cricket Scotland said last year that De Lange was being treated for a brain tumour. Born in South Africa, he played 13 one-day internationals and eight Twenty20s for Scotland between 2015 and 2017…
This trio of eagles — 1 female and 2 males — are raising a family together  | CBC Radio

This trio of eagles — 1 female and 2 males — are raising a...

An unconventional family of bald eagles in Illinois have become an internet sensation. Two males and one female are nesting together and raising three eaglets along the Upper Mississippi River near Fulton, Ill., and thousands of people are watching online through a webcam livestream. "The current birds in the nest have all mated together at one point or another,…
US man arrested for threatening Democratic politicians

US man arrested for threatening Democratic politicians

Police arrested a Florida man on Friday on suspicion of leaving racist, homophobic and Islamophobic messages filled with death threats on the voicemails of several Democratic members of Congress.  John Kless, 49, of Broward County, is accused of leaving expletive-strewn voicemail death threats at the Washington, DC, offices of California Representative Eric Swalwell, Detroit Congresswoman…