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Winter Olympics 2018: Gale force snowboard, moguls king & Chemmy’s sales pitch

Watch the best moments from day three of Pyeongchang 2018, including snowboarding crashes, David Brent-esque skating routines and a shopping channel style sales pitch. WATCH MORE: Dahlmeier makes biathlon history Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Available to UK users only.

St Andrews: Scottish course to host 150th Open in 2021

Zach Johnson won the Claret Jug when the Open was last held at St Andrews in 2015 St Andrews will host the 150th Open Championship in 2021, organisers have announced. It will be the 30th time the Scottish course has staged the tournament, extending its own record. It was last held at St Andrews in 2015, when American Zach Johnson won his second major title in a play-off. “The Open holds a ve...

Ever seen an escalator used like this? Don’t try this at home…

Members of the Switzerland Winter Olympics team engage in amusing antics including a peculiar escalator stunt at Pyeongchang 2018 – we don’t recommend you try this at home! WATCH MORE: Dahlmeier makes biathlon history Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Available to UK users only.

Ukraine to Deport Saakashvili to Poland After Asylum Appeal Rejected

Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian leader-turned Ukrainian opposition politician, lost his appeal in a Ukrainian court seeking protection and refugee status after his homeland sought extradition. Officials of Ukraine’s migration and border-security services told Saakashvili on Monday he was to be returned to Poland, where he stayed before his most recent arrival, Oleh Slobodyan, a spokesman ...

Trump, Citing ‘Redundancies,’ Again Proposes Steep Cuts to EPA

By Jennifer A Dlouhy February 12, 2018, 11:31 AM EST The White House is proposing to cut spending on the Environmental Protection Agency by about a quarter from recent levels, to $6.15 billion, while scrapping an array of programs that it says have outlived their usefulness.  As many as $598.5 million worth of EPA programs and activities would be eliminated under the Trump administration budget re...

Waje Opens Up About Being A Single Mother, Love Life In New Interview

Soulful singer, Waje in an Interview with Oscar Oyinsan of Channel TV’s Rubbing Minds spoke about how being a single mother doesn’t really make you  any less of a mum. She said the bond between a singer mother and her child is even stronger because it’s just the two of them. Waje also talked about several other things including her new single with fellow The Voice judge, Yemi Alade, her new produc...

7 Things You Didn’t Know About BB Naija 2018 Housemate, Miracle

Miracle Ikechukwu Igbokwe is the quiet and handsome man in the Big Brother Naija Season 3 Double Wahala house. He has made it known right from when he was first introduced as a BB Naija housemate that he is not really there for the money but to mingle and have fun. In the BB house he mostly keeps to himself or is seen with his partner, Nina. Read: 6 Things You Didn’t Know About BB Naija 2018’s ‘Ba...

Unilever warns social media to clean up “toxic” content

Consumer goods giant Unilever, a maker of branded soaps, foodstuffs and personal care items and also one of the world’s biggest online advertisers, has fired a warning shot across the bows of social media giants by threatening to pull ads from digital platforms if they don’t do more to mitigate the spread of what it dubs “toxic” online content — be it fake news, terrorism or child exploitation. “I...

Billionaire investors Icahn and Deason write blog post slamming Xerox-Fuji deal

Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason are a couple of seasoned billionaire investors, who know a bad deal when they see it, and they definitely don’t like the $6.1 billion deal announced last month to combine Fuji with Xerox. In a blog post published today, they are urging fellow shareholders to reject the offer. You may recall that it was Icahn and Deason, who together own a 15 percent stake in the printi...

The South London barber shop launching Afrobeats stars

Nikky Okyere is the chosen stylist of Premier League players and Afrobeat stars. His shop in Camberwell, South London, has become a platform for dancers and musicians to launch their careers. Watch part one of Nikky’s story here. Video journalists: Genevieve Sagno, Alpha Kamara and Mark Sedgwick

South African lions eat ‘poacher’, leaving just his head

Image copyright Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Image caption Local police said the lions ate almost all of the man’s body (file picture) A suspected big cat poacher has been eaten by lions near the Kruger National Park in South Africa, police say. The animals left little behind, but some body parts were found over the weekend at a game park near Hoedspruit. “It seems the victim was poach...

Nigerian snake ate millions of naira, clerk says

Image copyright SPL Image caption If true, the snake would have had to have eaten at least 36,000 bank notes A Nigerian sales clerk has been suspended after she told auditors that a snake had eaten 36m naira. That’s the equivalent of $100,000 or £72,250. The clerk, Philomena Chieshe, was working at an office for the Nigerian examination board which collects exam fees. The exam board, the Joi...