One-handed cookbook for stroke patients

BBC - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:48
Patients often lose the use of one of their arms, making everyday tasks more difficult.

The UK health tax hurting foreign nurses

BBC - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:39
A Kenyan nurse says a charge on migrant workers is forcing families like his to split up.

Volkswagen Beetle: Mexico's enduring love of a classic car

BBC - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:31
Photographer Dan Giannopoulos takes a playful look at Mexico's love affair with a classic car.

How a stick protects Oromo women in Ethiopia

BBC - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:29
The "Siinque" is a stick that is handed down from generation to generation by Oromo women in Ethiopia.

World Cup 2018: Kaliningrad - the venue next door to the West

BBC - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 01:25
Ruined in the war, but now with a World Cup facelift, Kaliningrad is just a short drive from Poland.

Does the US have a pet tiger problem?

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 23:58
The US has more captive tigers than the rest of the world has wild ones. Why?

Life on board the Aquarius migrant rescue ship

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 23:14
A former volunteer describes caring for hundreds of migrants crammed on a ship in the Mediterranean.

US imposes new Russia sanctions over cyber-attacks

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 22:59
The Treasury cited the NotPetya cyber-attack as an example of Russia's "destabilizing cyber activities".

US rejects asylum case in landmark ruling

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 22:38
The justice department says the "asylum statute is not a general hardship statute".

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim on Mahathir: 'We have to move on'

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 22:11
Malaysia’s former deputy PM speaks to the BBC about succeeding the man who put him in jail.

Trump Kim summit: US and North Korean leaders to hold historic talks

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 22:10
North Korea's nuclear ambitions will be central to the landmark talks between the leaders in Singapore.

Trump-Kim: Singapore taxi drivers on summit

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 22:02
Taxi drivers share their thoughts on Tuesday's meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un.

US arrests 74 in global email scam crackdown

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:48
The US called such fraud prevalent and pledged to pursue perpetrators "regardless of where they are located".

G7 summit: UK PM Theresa May tells MPs of 'difficult' meeting

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:36
She told Parliament the meeting had been difficult with, at times, some very "candid" discussions.

Ex-Senate aide James Wolfe turns himself in over 'FBI leaks'

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 20:41
James Wolfe is accused of lying to the FBI about his contacts with reporters, officials say.

Daimler forced to recall Mercedes with defeat devices

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 20:03
The German Transport Ministry says 774,000 Mercedes were fitted with defeat devices.

Plane diverted to Shannon Airport after 'bomb threat' message

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 20:03
A written message was found on board a transatlantic United Airlines flight.

Theresa May says G7 summit was 'difficult' occasion

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 19:19
The UK PM says agreements should be honoured as Labour blames Donald Trump for event's "failure".

Scientists shocked by mysterious deaths of ancient trees

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 19:10
Many of the oldest and largest specimens of Africa's baobab tree have died over the past 12 years.

Catalan village women vote for topless bathing after row at pool

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 18:32
The local referendum near Barcelona means pools will have to allow topless bathing.

Pope accepts Chilean bishops' resignation over abuse scandal

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:15
Among the three to go in the wake of a child sexual abuse scandal is Juan Barros.

World Cup child trafficking bid foiled in Nigeria

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 15:17
Nigerian authorities say they have rescued 10 children who were being trafficked to Russia.

North Korea state TV reports on Trump Kim summit

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 15:17
North Korean state television is finally reporting that Kim Jong-un is to meet the US president on Tuesday.

Lucasz Herba guilty of kidnapping model Chloe Ayling

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 15:03
Lucasz Herba, from Poland, was sentenced to 16 years and nine months in prison at a Milan court.

Spain 'will accept disputed migrant ship'

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:43
Spain says it will accept rescue ship with hundreds of migrants aboard, at the centre of an international row

Vietnam detains 100 after anti-China economic zone protests turn violent

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:19
Demonstrators in one province attacked government buildings as anti-China protests turned violent.

North Korea: US will offer 'unique' security guarantees, says Pompeo

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:15
It would receive "unique" assurances in return for denuclearisation, the top US diplomat says.

US debuts world's fastest supercomputer

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:23
The Summit machine can process 200,000 trillion calculations per second.

Kabul blast: At least 12 killed in Afghan ministry attack

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:06
The Islamic State group claims the attack, which comes ahead of a Taliban-government truce.

German single mum gets windfall for kids after desperate tweet

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:46
Twitter users stump up €14,000 for a German nurse who could not afford school trips for the kids.

Jackson Odell, The Goldbergs actor, dies aged 20

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:04
He was best known for his role as Ari Caldwell in the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs.

Florida school shooting survivors sing at Tony Awards

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:25
The students got a standing ovation for the performance, which came after their teacher won an award.

US Air Force deserter found after 35 years

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:47
Missing Air Force officer William Hughes had been living in California under an assumed name.

Eminem criticised after 'gunshot' sound effects cause panic at festival

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:06
Fans scream and duck after Eminem uses 'gunshot' sound effects during a performance in Tennessee.

Indian jeweller accused of fraud 'fled to London'

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:01
Nirav Modi, the Indian jeweller accused of bank fraud has fled to London, the Financial Times reports.

Harry Potter play wins six Tony awards

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 09:04
The West End transfer's haul includes best play, best direction and best costume design.

Trump Kim summit: Who are North Korea's running bodyguards?

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 08:02
They first made an appearance during the inter-Korean summit, and now they're back in full force.

Xbox One gets new Halo, Forza and Gears of War games at E3

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 07:26
Microsoft reveals several big-name sequels and hires new talent to make more exclusives of its own.

Two more die as India WhatsApp 'child kidnap' rumours spread

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 07:22
Sixteen people are arrested after two men become the latest victims of message-fuelled hysteria.

Trump Trudeau: 'Special place in hell for Justin'

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 06:57
A Trump aide Canada's leader engaged in bad faith diplomacy at the G7 summit.

G7 summit: Donald Trump lashes out at America's key allies

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 06:10
The US president fires off a string of angry tweets criticising leaders that "rip us off on trade".

The new African beat set to get Europe dancing

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 03:36
One of Europe's biggest dance festivals is shining a spotlight on the diversity of modern African music.

Italy migrants: Interior minister's claims about immigration

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 02:53
The new coalition government has been outlining its immigration policies.

Queer in Nigeria: 'People don't think we exist'

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 02:50
A new book has been published in Nigeria to give LGBT women the opportunity to share their stories.

Hungary’s first black MP aims to 'destroy prejudice'

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 02:28
Hungary is known for anti-immigration politics, but a black liberal MP wants to change all that.

Garbage truck wrecks Brooklyn street

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 02:18
The driver lost control of the truck and caused extensive damage to trees, cars and houses.

Cahills Crossing: Why do so many ignore deadly warnings?

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 02:10
It is well known for crocodiles and floods, so why do so many people get into trouble?

The family fishing for ancient fossils in Lebanon

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 01:59
Pierre Abi Saad is the third generation of a family of palaeontologists.

What should Donald Trump call Kim Jong-un?

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 01:57
The North Korean leader is a man with many names. Which one will the US president choose?

Trump Kim summit: North Korea sets out its Singapore agenda

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 01:30
Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump have both arrived as Singapore prepares for Tuesday's historic talks.

E3: Xbox One chief teases Halo Infinite video game

BBC - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 00:58
New Forza and Gears of War games were also announced as well as a takeover of two UK indie studios.

Brazil: Bodies found at the foot of Rio's Sugar Loaf mountain

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 21:45
The violence has stunned residents of one of Rio de Janeiro's safest and most exclusive residents.

Italy's Matteo Salvini shuts port to 629 rescued migrants

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 21:38
New right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says Malta should take in the newly-rescued migrants.

French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win 11th title

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 17:57
World number one Rafael Nadal wins a record-extending 11th French Open title with victory over Dominic Thiem in the final.

Iraq election: Fire hits Baghdad recount warehouse

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 16:26
The fire could have destroyed thousands of ballot papers from the capita ahead of a recount.

Spain's Basques form human chain calling for independence vote

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 15:47
The chain, formed by tens of thousands of people, reached some 200km, according to the organisers.

Swiss vote to block foreign betting sites in referendum

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 15:46
In a referendum, the country backs a new betting law that critics say amounts to online censorship.

G7 summit: France condemns Trump 'fits of anger'

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 13:34
The French president's remarks follow outraged tweets sent by Donald Trump after a fractious summit.

Trump-Kim summit: US and North Korea leaders arrive

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 12:43
The US and North Korean leaders arrive in Singapore ahead of their historic summit.

Priyanka Chopra 'sorry' for Quantico Hindu plotline

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 11:52
Priyanka Chopra, star of US TV series Quantico, apologises for an episode about a nationalist plot.

Kim arrives before historic summit

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 09:22
Earlier, US President Donald Trump said the North Korean leader had "one-time shot" at peace.

Vietnam protesters clash with police over new economic zones

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 08:32
Demonstrators in several cities fear Chinese investors will dominate the new economic zones.

Anthony Bourdain: Vietnam noodle bar owner's shock at chef's death

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 07:20
The owner of the Vietnamese eatery where the late chef famously dined with Barack Obama expresses her sorrow.

Arkady Babchenko: Fake Ukrainian killer details plot

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 07:08
The man allegedly tasked with killing journalist Arkady Babchenko speaks exclusively to the BBC.

'The week that changed the world': How China prepared for Nixon

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 07:03
Yuwen Wu, who was in Beijing in 1972, reflects on a meeting with parallels to the Trump-Kim summit.

Trump Kim summit: Stop romanticising a dictator, say North Korea artists

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 07:02
North Korean artists who once glorified Kim Jong-un speak out against his new public image.

Deadly stabbing on Japan bullet train

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 03:53
Police make an arrest after one person is stabbed to death on a busy train between Tokyo and Osaka.

'Blood and money': The story of the Koch brothers

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 03:39
As the pair open a rift with President Trump, we take a look at the influential businessmen.

Sabrina Simader: 'I realised my Winter OIympics skiing dream for Kenya'

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 03:31
Sabrina Simader made history by becoming the first Kenyan woman to compete at the Winter Olympics.

The other Balochistan: Six stories of life in a conflict zone

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 02:19
How do you live in a conflict zone? The BBC finds six stories of hope in Balochistan.

Long watch: Russia's dirty secret

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 02:05
How a landfill site poisoned a small town outside Moscow and sparked massive protests.

Serial poopers: What makes people poo in public places?

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 02:00
Most of us agree faeces belong in a toilet - so how do psychologists account for "phantom poopers"?

The Belgian students revising with monks at a monastery

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 01:58
Some Belgian students are moving into a monastery to help with their exam revision.

Donating money to homeless people using your phone

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 01:58
Tech start-ups are developing ideas to help homeless people in cities across the United States.

G7 summit: $3bn pledge for girls' education

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 00:34
The funds committed will go towards educating girls and women in conflict zones, Canada says.

G7 commits to 'rules-based trading system' despite tensions with US

BBC - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 00:06
Donald Trump leaves the summit in Canada in defiant mood after a tense two days.

World record set for largest skinny dip on Co Wicklow beach

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 21:37
More than 2,500 women stripped naked to break the world record for the largest skinny dip.

UN condemns Central African Republic hospital raids

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 21:35
The UN said it was impossible to tell who was carrying out the attacks with so many militias around.

Trump: Kim has one shot at peace at Singapore summit

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 21:09
The US president is on his way to Singapore for an unprecedented meeting with North Korea's leader.

Disruptive passenger on Jet2 flight banned for life

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 19:10
Jet2 said drinking alcohol illicitly contributed to the 'deplorable' behaviour on the flight to Ibiza.

French Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens in final

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 17:14
World number one Simona Halep wins her first Grand Slam title by beating Sloane Stephens in the French Open final.

Iraq arrests asylum seeker wanted in Germany for Wiesbaden murder

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 17:13
Ali Bashar, who was arrested after returning home, reportedly admitted killing a German girl.

The first Bond girl, Eunice Grayson, dies at 90

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 15:44
The actor played Sylvia Trench, one of Bond's love interests in 007's first two films.

Vatican ex-diplomat on trial for 'child pornography'

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 15:35
Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella will stand trial for alleged possession of child pornography.

Climate change: Pope urges action on clean energy

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 13:18
Francis tells oil executives the world must convert to clean fuel in an unprecedented conference.

John Lasseter: Disney animation head to quit after misconduct claims

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 13:13
John Lasseter says he is seeking "new challenges", months after misconduct claims about him emerged.

Trump and Macron in handshake showdown at G7 summit

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 12:54
And it's all to do with a certain kind of handshake.

Bride of Belsen Holocaust survivor Gena Turgel dies aged 95

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 12:34
Gena Turgel became known as the Bride of Belsen after marrying one of the soldiers who freed her.

Game of Thrones: HBO orders spinoff prequel pilot

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 11:01
Book author George RR Martin co-created the as-yet-untitled show, one of five potential spinoffs.

G7 summit dogged by divisions between Trump and allies

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 09:03
Donald Trump and other leaders fail to bridge divisions, notably over trade, at a fractious summit.

Taliban agree three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 08:02
The group match a government ceasefire but says it does not apply to foreign forces.

Anthony Bourdain: Chef breaks into tears remembering his friend

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 05:47
Michelin chef Masa Takayama talks about his late friend Anthony Bourdain.

Jobless young Italians abandon charms of south

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 05:29
Basilicata in southern Italy is blessed with beautiful scenery but young jobseekers are leaving.

India women pay tribute to Bollywood star Sridevi through cosplay

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 05:09
Five hundred Indian women dress up as Sridevi characters to pay tribute to the Bollywood star.

Maria Esther Bueno: Brazilian star of 1960s women's tennis dies

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 03:55
Self-taught prodigy Maria Esther Bueno, who took three Wimbledon singles titles, dies aged 78.

Tayyaba abuse case shines light on Pakistan's child maids

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 02:09
The case of 10-year-old Tayyaba exposes Pakistan's problem with child hired helps.

Trump Kim summit: Who's pulling the strings?

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 02:09
The manipulations and personal motivations of four world leaders are behind these historic talks.

Week in pictures: 2 - 8 June 2018

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 02:07
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

China hackers steal data from US Navy contractor - reports

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 01:04
The FBI is investigating a theft of sensitive security data from a military contractor, US media say.

Why Russian workers are being taught how to smile

BBC - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 01:02
Companies are training workers to give a friendlier face to foreign visitors during the World Cup.



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