'Brazil drought linked to Amazon deforestation'



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Brazil’s biggest city, Sao Paulo, is experiencing its worst drought in decades.Now, a leading climatologist and earth scientist has told the BBC that there is a direct link between deforestation in the Amazon and the record drought. Water levels are dangerously low and state authorities have acknowledged there may be extended power cuts and other emergency measures in 2015.
Wyre Davies reports.

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Johnson tells Varadkar no-deal Brexit 'would be a failure' – BBC News



Brexit is expected to dominate a meeting between Boris Johnson and Taoiseach (Irish PM) Leo Varadkar in Dublin.

It is their first face-to-face meeting since Mr Johnson became prime minister in July.

A no-deal Brexit would be a “failure” that both the British and Irish governments would be responsible for, Boris Johnson has said.

He has ruled out asking the EU to delay the Brexit deadline of 31 October – but the Irish government said it would support another extension.

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Why does this North Korean defector want to return home ? BBC News



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Find out why a small number of North Korean defectors are deciding to return to their repressive homeland? About 25,000 North Koreans have escaped their homeland and resettled in South Korea over the past 20 years. The journey is long and dangerous, but once defectors arrive South Korean citizenship is guaranteed. Lucy Williamson reports for Newsnight.

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Catching harassers undercover on the Tube – BBC News



Transport for London say 90% of sexual behaviour on the capital’s transport network goes unreported.
BBC 100 Women went undercover on the Tube with British Transport Police officers trying to catch offenders.
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Brexit: David Cameron resigns as UK votes to leave – BBC News



Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union. Mr Cameron made the announcement in a statement outside Downing Street after the final result was announced. He said he would attempt to “steady the ship” over the coming weeks and months but that “fresh leadership” was needed.
The PM had urged the country to vote Remain, warning of economic and security consequences of an exit, but the UK voted to Leave by 52% to 48%.

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HOW DO VLOGGERS MAKE MONEY ? BBC NEWS



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JJ Olatunji and Lily Pebbles explain how many people are now making thousands of dollars via Vlogging or YouTubing. Oh, and the vast majority of them may well be younger than you.

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Five things that went wrong with May's speech – BBC News



The prime minister’s speech was more eventful that many expected.

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Nepal Earthquake: BBC journalist on Everest when quake hit – BBC News



BBC journalist Thomas Martienssen had been covering the 2015 climbing season from Mount Everest. He was in camp one – 800m above base camp when the earthquake struck. He has been able to send his first video report since being rescued.

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