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Pope Francis in Chile at start of Latin America visit

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:26
The visit is overshadowed by child sexual abuse accusations against some member of Chilean clergy.

Wallaby hops across Sydney Harbour Bridge

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:02
The unusual sight of a wallaby bounding across the Sydney Harbour Bridge has surprised early-morning motorists.

Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies, aged 74

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:33
The American Grammy-winning singer was best-known for the 1969 hit Oh Happy Day.

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:06
Clamping your nose and mouth shut when you need to sneeze is dangerous, doctors warn the public.

Letter from Africa: Inside the gated communities of WhatsApp

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:04
Joseph Warungu peeps into WhatsApp groups to find out who the group administrators really are.

Edible insects: Where to find the world's tastiest insects

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:00
Insects are often portrayed as a sustainable superfood - but do they taste any good?

Winter Olympics: How good is North Korea at sport?

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:58
Reality Check looks at the sporting skills of the secretive state.

Pulse trawling in the EU: Is it ok to 'electrocute' fish?

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:48
Some say it's an innovation, others say it's like dropping a Taser in water.

What were you wearing? Rape victims' clothes exhibited

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:45
The powerful ‘Is it my fault?’ exhibition in Brussels aims to show clothing doesn't cause rape.

Chile reception: Why Pope's trip is a challenge

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:43
The pontiff faces his most difficult official overseas visit, but what are his biggest challenges?

I found my baby's father on Craigslist

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:42
Thirty-something Jessica was eager to get pregnant, but her relationships kept failing. It was time for a totally new approach.

The Indian woman who chose a bull over marriage

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:30
Selvarani Kanagarasu, a daily wage labourer from India, shuns marriage to take care of a bull.

Shackled children found in Perris, California home

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:27
Two parents are arrested after police find in their house 13 people who were allegedly held captive.

Convicted Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening pleads for mercy

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:09
A German court has sentenced "Auschwitz bookkeeper" Oskar Groening, 96, to four years in prison.

Trump voters grade president's first year

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:49
Four Donald Trump supporters share their views on the president's first year in office.

Antwerp: Belgium building collapses in explosion

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:36
Several people are injured the blast, which is not related to terrorism, Belgian police say.

Wallaby captured after hopping across Sydney Harbour Bridge

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:32
The unusual sight surprises motorists before prompting a brief chase and some fun online.

Trump's alleged race remarks 'a punch in the guts'

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:27
Participants at Washington's Martin Luther King parade reflect on Trump's remarks about Haiti, African and Central American countries.

Donald Trump escalates feud over 'racial slur'

BBC - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:20
The US president says he has been "totally misrepresented" by others saying he used a racial slur.

Firefighter catches child from burning building

BBC - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:26
Footage captures the moment a child was dropped from a burning building in Georgia.

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