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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.

Trump threat to NFL over 'massive' tax breaks

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:46
US President asks why the NFL receives tax breaks while players "disrespect" the national anthem.

Macron's public sector reforms spark nationwide strikes

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:29
Schools and transport services are hit by protests over plans to cut 120,000 public sector jobs.

Thailand announces 2018 general election

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:16
The country's military government has repeatedly delayed elections since taking power in 2014.

Saving strays from the streets of Baghdad

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:46
Meet Asan Atallah, the 22 year old student rescuing animals in Iraq.

Hot air balloons from 50 countries are taking to the skies in New Mexico.

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:28
Hot air balloons from 50 countries are taking to the skies in New Mexico.

Iceland's 'unicorn' goes under the hammer

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 11:27
Single-horned ram found in Iceland earlier this year saved from the slaughterhouse.

North Korea 'hackers steal US-South Korea war plans'

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 11:03
North Korea allegedly stole secret documents last year, including a plan to kill its leader.

'Beer and an airline'

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:55
Recognition and powerful friends are just two of the requirements to become an independent state.

Kenya's woman matatu designer

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:52
Pimped-up minivans are all over Nairobi, but Tsarah Arts says she's the only woman designing them.

Las Vegas shooting: Paddock 'shot guard before attack'

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:29
Police previously said that Stephen Paddock was interrupted as he carried out the attack.

Game of Thrones: Traffic banned from Dark Hedges road

BBC - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 08:04
Traffic is to be banned from road made famous by TV's Game of Thrones, to protect NI's Dark Hedges.

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