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Assisted dying: Australia state lawmakers in 26-hour debate

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 05:27
A state legislature passes a landmark assisted dying bill after 26 hours, but one hurdle remains.

Reality Check

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:42
How badly are women represented in China's Communist Party and how does it compare?

Jail jokes

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:41
How comedy workshops are helping inmates in Mexico's notoriously dangerous jails.

Living art: Meet Harajuku's ethereal fashion icon

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:40
Minori reinvented a Japanese street fashion style eight years ago that now has a worldwide following.

Ibrahim Halawa freed from jail in Egypt

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:36
The Irishman was acquitted of all charges in Egypt over a month ago but his release was delayed.

Naturally stylish

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:32
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.

Harvey Weinstein: Film mogul in new LA sex assault probe

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:26
The US movie mogul already faces many sex assault allegations which he "unequivocally" denies.

Actress Tippi Hedren talks about being sexually harassed by Alfred Hitchcock.

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:25
Tippi Hedren on being sexually harassed in the 1960's by Alfred Hitchcock.

India's first complete transgender couple are hoping to marry

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:20
Sukanyeah and Aarav met at a gender reassignment clinic. Now they're planning a wedding.

North Korea urges Australia to distance itself from US

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:16
The Australian government should distance itself from the Trump administration, a letter says.

7 days quiz

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:13
A weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

Pollution linked to one in six deaths

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 01:51
Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.

Florence church tourist killed by falling stone fragment

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 00:57
Spanish tourist dies after being struck by falling stone fragment at Florence's Santa Croce basilica.

US senators respond to 'average' politicians' face photo

BBC - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 00:03
The BBC has created a composite image, combining all members of the US Senate and Congress. The result? Largely white and male. But how do those on Capitol Hill think?

Trump's Renoir painting is not real, Chicago museum says

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:48
The Chicago Institute of Art is "satisfied that our version is real" of the Impressionist work.

General Kelly delivers emotional Trump defence

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:33
White House aide John Kelly, who lost his son at war, says he advised the president before he called bereaved families.

Catalan crisis: EU leaders rule out involvement in crisis

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:27
Donald Tusk says there is no room for "any kind" of mediation or action on Catalonia.

Richard Spencer speech at Florida campus sparks mass protest

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:08
Richard Spencer defiantly speaks over a crowd over protesters chanting "Nazis are not welcome here".

Top aide defends Trump over widow remarks

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:25
The US president's chief of staff rails against a politician who claimed Mr Trump was insensitive to a grieving war widow.

Pakistan Taliban leader 'killed by drone' in Afghanistan

BBC - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:44
Omar Khalid Khorasani led Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a faction behind bomb attacks inside Pakistan.

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