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Wales holds a minute's silence to mark 50 years since Aberfan disaster

The people of Wales have remembered those who died in the Aberfan disaster 50 years ago with a minute's silence.

Guide: 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster

It's 50 years since a disaster struck the small Welsh village of Aberfan. Read Newsround's guide about the Aberfan disaster.

Powerful earthquake hits western Japan

Tens of thousands of homes have been left without power after a powerful earthquake struck western Japan.

'We got 39! We got 39!' Ore's backstage Strictly video

Ex-Newsround presenter Ore Oduba has been doing pretty well on BBC1'S Strictly Come Dancing. He's busy preparing for the next show but had just enough time to send us this...

An eastern black rhino baby has been born at a US zoo

An endangered eastern black rhino has given birth at a zoo in Iowa in the US.

Kids are paid to read at this US hairdressers in the state of Michigan

A hairdressers in the state of Michigan gives children US$2 - if they read aloud during their haircut and can show they understand the book.

Two giant pandas released into the wild

After three years of survival training two giant pandas in China have been released back into the wild.

What have our Rio stars being doing with their free time?

We caught up with Helen Glover and a whole host of other Olympians and Paralympians and asked them what they’ve been up to since Rio 2016.

Great British Bake Off 2016: Who's in the final?

SPOILER ALERT! We now know the three contestants who've baked their way to the GBBO final. Newsround looks at who could rise or flop at the last hurdle...

Schiaparelli Mars lander and four other things lost in space

There's a mystery over what's happened to the Schiaparelli probe, which was meant to land on Mars. We look at other things that have been lost (and found) in space.

Nintendo Switch: How does it compare to PS4 Pro and Xbox Scorpio?

Nintendo reveals details about its new console, the Switch, but it faces competition from rival consoles PS4 Pro and Xbox's Project Scorpio. So how do they compare?

Schiaparelli mission to land on Mars: Five things you should know

A European space probe is attempting to land on Mars on Wednesday. Here are five things you should know about it!

Guide: Why do we shake hands?

At the third and final US presidential TV debate, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton didn't shake hands - but why do we do this anyway?

Pictures: Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 winners and finalists

Take a look at seven stunning photos from the Natural History Museum's competition, which sets out to find the best animal pictures taken by photographers aged 17 and under around the world.

Zianna Oliphant: 'Speak from your heart'

Nine-year-old Zianna Oliphant has a message for Newsround viewers

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Tim Peake lands at Newsround HQ to answer your questions

British Astronaut Tim Peake joins Jenny on the Newsround sofa to answer some of YOUR questions!

Guide: What's happening in Iraq?

Read Newsround's guide to what's going on in Iraq, a country that has been in the headlines for many years because of the conflict happening there.

Advice if you're upset by the news

What to do if you are upset by the news - advice for kids.

The week's weirdest news stories: Strange, Stranger, Strangest

Watch Newsround's round-up of the week's top weirdest news stories in Strange, Stranger, Strangest.

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