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The basketball star, 41, is considered one of the best players in the game's history.
- Billie Eilish is the big winner at the Grammys
The 18-year-old wins multiple awards, including best new artist and song of the year.
- Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 80 as China extends holiday
The new year holiday has been extended by three days, in an attempt to contain the outbreak.
- The Fighter and the Pimp: Fighting for Kinshasa?s most vulnerable girls
Shaki is an inspiration for dozens of street children, and her home has become a refuge for girls.
- Democrats call for Bolton to testify in impeachment trial
The ex-national security advisor's evidence could undermine Donald Trump's trial defence, reports say.
- Woman dies in Australia Day lamington-eating contest
The woman, aged 60, suffered a seizure while speed-eating the cakes during an Australia Day event.
- Rockets hit US embassy in Baghdad amid protests
There are reports that three people were injured when rockets hit the embassy in the Iraqi capital.
- Holocaust: Dutch PM apologises over failure to protect Jews
Mark Rutte is the first prime minister to acknowledge the Netherlands' role in persecuting Jews.
- Salvini faces setback in Italian regional election
The Italian far-right leader had focused heavily on campaigning in the Emilia-Romagna region.
- Calls for 'virginity repair' surgery to be banned
Women are being shamed into the procedure out of fear of being outcast or even killed.
- Brazil floods: Dozens dead in severe Minas Gerais rainstorms
At least 30 people have died during severe rainstorms in Brazil's Minas Gerais state.
- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's aunt reappears after six years
Kim Kyong-hui, once a powerful figure, has not been seen since her husband's execution.
- Peru Congress vote: Election follows September dissolution
The poll comes almost four months after the president dissolved the body, accusing it of obstruction.
- Mali: Militants on motorbikes kill 20 troops, officials say
Gunmen raid a military camp in the centre of the country, as witnesses tell of "complete chaos".
- Grammys 2020: Red carpet in pictures
The stars have their glad-rags on for the 62st Grammy awards ceremony.
- Deepfake technology: Can you spot what's real?
Do you think you can tell what is real and fake? BBC presenter Radzi Chinyanganya tries out the latest techniques.
- The art of buildings
The winners of Art of Building Photographer of the Year 2019
- Memorial benches: 'People gone but not forgotten'
Dedicated benches can be a place of solace, but may only be temporary and costs can be prohibitive.
- In pictures: India marks Republic Day with military parade
Thousands gather for a parade in Delhi, showing off India's military might and cultural diversity.
- Para-swimmer Grace Harvey speaks about walking in a robotic suit
Grace Harvey reveals the mixed emotions she had after walking for the first time in a robotic suit.
- 'I design shoes for Cristiano Ronaldo, the Beckhams and Justin Timberlake'
"Kickasso" makes a special shoe for Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo and explains how he designed footwear for David Beckham's son, Ashley Cole, Justin Timberlake and Odell Beckham Jr.
- Nambi Narayanan: The fake spy scandal that blew up a rocket scientist?s career
Falsely charged with selling secrets to Pakistan, Nambi Narayanan's life was knocked off course.
- Teenage adoption: The family that took in a 17-year-old girl
How a 17-year-old girl got out of foster care and found a permanent home with a loving family.
- 'They are invaders': Brazil indigenous group takes on mining giant
Brazil's Mura indigenous group starts consultation that could reject a proposed mining project.
- The man teaching 300 million people a new language
Luis von Ahn is the founder and boss of Duolingo, the world's most popular language learning app.