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Zimbabwean swimmer breaking Kirsty Coventry’s records

Zimbabwean swimmer breaking Kirsty Coventry’s records

15-year-old Donata Katai is breaking the age records of Africa’s most decorated Olympian, fellow Zimbabwean Kirsty Coventry. She is part of the Zimbabwean swimming team, and hopes one day to compete in the Olympics. BBC What’s New? went to meet her in the c…

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‘My sister died after taking a line of cocaine’

‘My sister died after taking a line of cocaine’

Image copyrightFamily handoutImage caption When Stacey reached the hospital, she found her sister Lucy (pictured) unrecognisable Stacey Jordan still wonders whether she could have done more to save her sister. Lucy White was just 24 when she died in hosp…

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How do countries fight falling birth rates?

How do countries fight falling birth rates?

Image copyrightGetty Images Russia has promised greater support for parents as the country continues to struggle with a low birth rate. “We have to help young people, those who want a family life and are dreaming about children,” President Vladimir Putin sa…

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