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Worst odds

BBC - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:08
The countries where most girls don't even get to start primary school.

Madrid v Barcelona

BBC - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:37
How Barcelona and Madrid are reacting to Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont's speech.

Comparing presidents

BBC - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:21
As President Trump again boasts about his IQ, how does his intelligence compare with other presidents?

Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils' exam

BBC - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:12
The northern Kaduna state fires more than 21,000 teachers after they failed exams for six-year-olds.

Malawi curfew over ‘vampire' killings

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 21:02
The president vows to investigate the killings of five people accused of drinking human blood.

NFL: 'Taking the knee' anthem protest to be discussed with clubs

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:57
The NFL will discuss players kneeling during the United States national anthem with clubs when it meets in New York next week.

Harvey Weinstein denies rape accusations

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:54
US magazine The New Yorker publishes rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein, which he denies.

Trying to avoid air traffic chaos

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:43
A team of British scientists fly around Iceland's volcanoes to find out how to avoid future air traffic disruption.

Catalan leader seeks independence talks

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:42
The Catalan leader says he will abide by independence vote but will first seek negotiated solution with Spain.

California wildfires: Residents find devastation in Santa Rosa

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:28
California residents who fled their homes to escape deadly wildfires return to find devastation.

Trump wives

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:18
Donald Trump has two ex-wives and one wife; what do they say about each other?

Greek parliament approves law allowing legal gender change

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:06
The law will allow citizens over the age of 15 to change their gender without a medical operation.

Hungary in language dispute with Ukraine over schools

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 17:53
Hungary is angry over a Ukrainian law limiting classes in the languages of ethnic minorities.

Greener fashion

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 17:05
We continue to buy new clothes at an incredible rate. How can manufacturers reduce fashion's environmental footprint?

Trump challenges Rex Tillerson to IQ test

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 16:14
"I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests," Mr Trump said. "And I can tell you who is going to win."

Raila Odinga quits Kenya election re-run

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:51
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga pulls out of the 26 October poll re-run, urging a "credible election".

India navy discharges officer after sex change

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:24
The former officer has said that she will appeal to the courts against her sacking.

Weinstein claims 'indefensible' - Clooney

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:07
The actor joins a list of stars condemning Harvey Weinstein after claims of sexual harassment.

Myanmar Rohingya crisis: UN 'on full alert' for new exodus

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:05
Many of the 11,000 new arrivals on Monday walked for days to reach safety in Bangladesh, the UN says.

Students skate 352 miles during Chinese holiday week

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:40
A couple of students made an unconventional long-distance journey to Beijing during the Golden Week holiday.

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