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- Building a community restaurant in Botswana
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:52:21 GMT
Despite the often frustrating employment situation for young Botswanans, one young entrepreneur is ploughing ahead while remaining thoroughly rooted in his community.
- Pawn addiction
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:52:03 GMT
As designer handbags receive record prices at auction, women are increasingly taking them to pawn shops to borrow money against them.
- US to invest $2.5bn in high-speed rail expansion
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:36:37 GMT
US vice president Joe Biden announces plans to lend railway operator Amtrak $2.45bn (£1.86bn) to expand services and make upgrades.
- Ben & Jerry's recalls Cookie Dough ice cream batches
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:50:52 GMT
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's recalls tubs of one of its best-selling products over concern they may contain small pieces of metal.
- Fed's Janet Yellen says case for rate rise has strengthened
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:58:14 GMT
The case for raising US interest rates has "strengthened", the head of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen says.
- Diamond League: Laura Muir breaks British 1500m record in Paris
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:51:58 GMT
Laura Muir breaks her own British 1500m record by more than two seconds to win at the Diamond League meeting in Paris.
- American Football player Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:11:26 GMT
American Football player Colin Kaepernick refuses to stand for the national anthem at a game in protest against what he sees as racial injustice.
- Everton fan dies after collapsing during home game
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:06:21 GMT
An Everton fan has died after collapsing during Saturday's Premier League match against Stoke City at Goodison Park.
- M20 motorway shut after lorry crash causes bridge collapse
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:00:59 GMT
A footbridge collapses on the M20 motorway in Kent after it was hit by a lorry carrying a digger, on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
- Canadians switched at birth in second case at hospital
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 19:54:54 GMT
Two men in a remote indigenous community in Canada find out they were switched at birth in a government-run hospital 41 years ago.