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24 feb: a 94-year-old grandma in china has become an internet sensation after video of her kicks and fighting went viral. the bbc went to meet her in her remote village to find out the secret of her success. find out more: bbc.in/kungfugranny #kungfu #martialarts #china #elderly #ageing #seniors #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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24 feb: watch the tree on the right! there was a lucky escape for one driving instructor as a tree was brought down by high winds in spalding, eastern england. storm doris has been bringing winds of up to 150 mph, along with snow and rain to the uk. for more on the aftermath of storm doris: bbc.in/doris #stormdoris #storm #doris #weather #england #uk #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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24 feb: watch a siberian tiger swipe a drone out of the air. tigers in northeast china’s heilongjiang province chased and captured a drone, as part of their keepers' plan to keep them fit. the zoo may need a new drone now, though… images courtesy of cctv. watch more on siberian tigers: bbc.in/amurtimur #tiger #tigers #animals #zoo #china #drone #drones #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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23 feb: republican politicians are returning to their home districts to a barrage of criticism, as many constituents demand to know how they'll hold president trump to account. find out more: bbc.in/townhall #townhall #trump #republicans #democrats #congress #protest #bbcshorts @bbcnews #bbcnews
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23 feb: see the village which is being split in two by a landslide – one metre at a time. houses in ponzano in italy are being swallowed up by the fissure, leaving many homeless. the settlement is in the abruzzo region, which was hit by a string of earthquakes in 2016. watch more: bbc.in/ponzano #landslide #ponzano #abruzzo #italy #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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23 feb: forensic scientists and fire investigators have warned that smoke alarms may not wake children. research by dundee university and the derbyshire fire and rescue service found that some children repeatedly slept through smoke alarms. they have developed an alarm with a lower pitch and a woman's voice, to which young children were more likely to respond. the team are now looking for 500 families to test the new alarm. find out more: bbc.in/smokealarms #fire #firesafety #smoke #smokealarms #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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23 feb: hopes of finding extra-terrestrial life, as well as an alternative home for humans, have been given a big boost. astronomers have detected a record seven earth-sized planets orbiting a single star, three of which are within the conventional "habitable" zone where life is considered a possibility. the researchers say that all seven could potentially support liquid water on the surface, depending on the other properties of those planets. find out more: bbc.in/7exoplanets #astronomy #exoplanet #exoplanets #space #nasa #science #bbcshorts @bbcshorts @bbcnews
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22 feb: prince harry has outlined what he thinks the best teachers can achieve, as the finalists for this year's global teacher prize are announced by the varkey foundation education charity. the global teacher prize awards $1 million to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. the winner of the prize will be announced on 19 march. find out more: bbc.in/harry #teaching #teacher #teachers #education #princeharry @teacherprize @royalfamily #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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22 feb: performed in the central and southern highlands of peru, the scissors dance is a traditional and spiritual ​​event that tests the physical strength of the participants. ​​​​find out more: bbc.in/scissordance #scissorsdance #peru #peruviandance #danzadelastijeras #incredible #theandes #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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22 feb: the united nations has declared a famine in parts of south sudan and is warning that three other countries could be next. it is the first famine to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. aid agencies say the possibility of three further famine declarations in nigeria, somali and yemen would be an unprecedented situation in modern times. 🎥: icrc. find out more: bbc.in/famine #yemen #southsudan #nigeria #somalia #unitednations @unitednations #bbcnews @bbcnews
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22 feb: bao bao, a three-year-old panda who has captured the hearts of americans since her birth at the national zoo in washington, has departed for china. find out more about panda diplomacy: bbc.in/diplomacy #panda #baobao #nationalzoo @nationalzoo #china #washington #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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22 feb: meet the brazilian man forging a path for disabled people to the world’s tourism hotspots and hidden gems. ricardo shimosakai has been a wheelchair user since 2001, when he was shot after an attempted kidnapping. he is now a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues, but finds his biggest challenge lies in his home country. find out more: bbc.in/wheelchair #disability #wheelchair #tourism #travel #brazil #brasil #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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21 feb: could pluto come back as a planet? courtesy: nasa learn more about our solar system: bbc.in/planet #pluto #planets #solarsystem #space #nasa #spacerace #bbcshorts #astronaut #bbcnews @bbcnews
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bbcnews 21 feb: a vijayans night frog (nyctibatrachus pulivijayani) measuring just 13.6mm is small enough to sit on a fingernail. found in the remote area of agasthyamala in the southern indian state of kerala, this species is amongst three other new recently discovered miniature species. the report, published today by researchers that spent five years in the western ghats mountains, says that there were many of these tiny amphibians, but due to their size and insect-like calls they had likely been overlooked. photo: afp / s. d. biju. #bbcsnapshot #frog #nature #tiny
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21 feb: nepalese transgender model anjali lama, who recently appeared on the catwalk at a top indian fashion show, hopes to inspire other trans people to come out and be themselves. watch more: bbc.in/anjali #anjalilama #fashion #trans #transmodel #transgender #nepal #india #lamefashionweek #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews - courtesy: lame fashion week
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21 feb: “wanna share a spider?” angelina jolie is in cambodia to promote her new film first they killed my father, which is based on the country's genocide under the khmer rouge in the 1970s. the bbc met up with the actress and her children to try some of cambodia's unusual delicacies. for more: bbc.in/jolie #food #cooking #yummy #insects #spider #spiders #tarantulas #tarantulasofinstagram 🕷🕷🕷#bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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​21 feb: malaysian officials say the cause of death of the half-brother of the north korean leader, kim jong-un, has still not been determined. kim jong-nam died last week after apparently being poisoned at kuala lumpur airport. a video which apparently shows cctv footage of the attack on kim jong-nam has aired on japanese television. 🎥: fuji tv. find out more: bbc.in/kimjongnamcctv #malaysia #kualalumpur #northkorea #kimjongnam #kimjongun #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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21 feb: a man in new york has had an extraordinary escape after he was crushed by a car in a supermarket. find out more: bbc.in/bronxcrash #crash #bronx #newyork #carcrash #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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20 feb: russian gold medal winners at the biathlon world championship in austria had to sing their national anthem after an old anthem was played by mistake. for more: bbc.in/wronganthem #russia #biathlon #biathlonworldchampionships #austria #sport #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews 🎶 🙊
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20 feb: india has one of the world’s largest populations of blind people. according to government figures, more than five million people in the country are visually impaired. now, a firm in mumbai is offering them the chance to get a new job in the perfume and fragrance industry, by using their sense of smell. find out more: bbc.in/blindperfumers #india #disability #disabilityawareness #blindness #perfume #fragrance #smell #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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