California mudslide: 'Window closing' to find more survivors

BBC - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 06:08
A two-year-old child is among several still missing in California, as the death toll reaches 18.

The million dollar sock entrepreneur with Down's syndrome

BBC - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:33
John Cronin and his father, Mark, explain how they've grown their colourful socks business.

The Indian schoolchildren who are bullied for being Muslim

BBC - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:29
In her book Mothering a Muslim, writer Nazia Erum says children as young as five are being targeted.

'Britain is not always preferable to Nigeria'

BBC - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:24
Lawyer Aji Ayorinde is looking at swapping his life in London for Lagos.

The place where rare second-hand trainers can cost $2,000

BBC - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:19
Streetwear lovers in South Africans are buying, selling and trading shoes at the Sneaker Exchange. It's the latest craze to hit Johannesburg, and the place to upgrade your kicks.

Smallest cat in world: Footage of rare animal

BBC - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:11
They weigh about 1kg and their eyes are six times more powerful than humans.

Mississippi burning case: KKK killer Edgar Ray Killen dies

BBC - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:09
Edgar Ray Killen, 92, was only jailed in 2005, 41 years after he help organise a triple murder.

Is this the world's oldest tattoo parlour?

BBC - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:07
Wassim Razzouk's family has been tattooing pilgrims to Jerusalem for at least 25 generations.

Florida winner of $451m jackpot will do 'good for humanity'

BBC - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 00:21
Shane Missler plans to "pursue a variety of passions, help my family and do some good for humanity".

Donald Trump must apologise for comments - African Union

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:57
The African Union, representing 55 member states, is furious over a reported slur by the US leader.

Trump's ambassador to Netherlands finally admits 'no-go zone' claims

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:51
Pete Hoekstra was "shocked" by his own remarks about Muslims in the Netherlands, despite his denials.

US ambassador to Panama says he cannot serve Trump

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:28
John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps pilot, said he was "honor bound" to quit.

Toronto police investigate 'scissor attack' on girl's hijab

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:10
Khawlah Noman, 11, was walking to school with her brother when they said the attacker pounced.

Was Trump's alleged slur actually racist?

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:02
A campus dean and a conservative pundit joust over whether Trump's reported statement was bigoted.

Chile churches attacked before Pope Francis visit

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:15
It is unclear who is responsible, but some messages left behind threatened Pope Francis directly.

France drops terrorism charges against Canada professor

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:06
Hassan Diab was in French prison for three years after Canada extradited him for terrorism charges.

Saudi Arabia allows women at football game for first time

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 21:30
Amid gradual reforms, Saudi Arabia allows women to attend a football match, segregated from men.

President Trump honours MLK amid 'racist slur' controversy

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:50
At an event honouring Martin Luther King Jr, Donald Trump was asked about an alleged "racist slur".

Iran nuclear deal: Trump's high-stakes balancing act

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:00
The president is poised to decide on sanctions against Iran. What does it mean for the nuclear deal?

Trump to approve Iran nuclear deal for last time

BBC - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:30
The US president will not issue waivers again if the agreement is not changed, US officials say.


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