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Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill

US President Donald Trump suffers a major setback as his healthcare bill is withdrawn from Congress.

Published on 25 March 2017 | 3:29 am


Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee granted US asylum

A judge rules the 18-year-old can stay in US as he faces political persecution in Singapore.

Published on 25 March 2017 | 2:10 am


Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicines

Amid a worsening economic crisis, President Maduro of Venezuela asks the United Nations for help.

Published on 25 March 2017 | 12:48 am


Cardboard cribs

What evidence is there that Finland's famous baby boxes actually reduce infant mortality rates?

Published on 25 March 2017 | 12:29 am


Curse of the diamonds

How illegal diamond mining is threatening the way of life of the Cinta Larga indigenous group in Brazil.

Published on 25 March 2017 | 12:23 am


South African astrologer fights to legalise 'magic' mushrooms

An astrologer in South Africa is fighting to get "magic" mushrooms legalised for use in spiritual ceremonies.

Published on 25 March 2017 | 12:22 am


The little boy who lost his legs while playing at home

How children are bearing the brunt of the war in Yemen.

Published on 25 March 2017 | 12:21 am


'Stolen child'

Alberto Mohamed returns to East Timor to find his family after 32 years.

Published on 25 March 2017 | 12:17 am


Hanged for having a phone

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen inside Mosul explains the challenges Iraq will face when IS are defeated.

Published on 25 March 2017 | 12:08 am


A vote with few voters

Hong Kong chooses its next leader amid fierce divisions over stalled political reform in the city.

Published on 25 March 2017 | 12:05 am


UN fears 200 died in coalition airstrike on Mosul

The UN looks into reports that 200 people, mostly civilians, died in an air strike in the past week.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 10:54 pm


President Trump's 'Obamacare nightmare' in his own words

Repeal and replace Obamacare - it was his number one campaign promise. So what happened?

Published on 24 March 2017 | 10:34 pm


Police investigate Indian MP who beat airline employee

Ravindra Gaikwad has also been banned from flying on five major Indian airlines.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 8:55 pm


Naked demonstrators kill sheep under Auschwitz gates

At least 11 people killed a sheep, undressed, and chained themselves up at the former Nazi camp.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 7:58 pm


Switzerland investigates Turkey spying allegations

Prosecutors are looking into claims Turks living in Switzerland are being spied on.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 6:54 pm


Germanwings pilot 'wasn't depressed'

Guenter Lubitz said his son was not responsible for the Germanwings crash, which killed 150 people.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 6:16 pm


Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

The State Department says the project, blocked by Barack Obama, is in the national interest.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 6:05 pm


Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort to face intelligence committee

Paul Manafort, who is accused of links with Russia, volunteered to speak to a US intelligence panel.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 4:53 pm


Russia denies it is supplying the Taliban after Nato general claim

A top Nato general had said Moscow was "perhaps" assisting the extremist group.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 3:57 pm


New Zealand minister challenged to fight over dirty water

Environment minister challenged by a conservationist angry at new water quality policy.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 3:48 pm


ICC orders Congo warlord Germain Katanga to pay victims

Ex-Congolese militia leader ordered to pay $1m (£800,000), but he is broke.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 3:05 pm


Swedish hotel chain offers 'divorce refunds'

Couples who divorce after staying at the hotel chain will be reimbursed for their stay.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 1:11 pm


Battle for Mosul: High tensions as fighting continues

Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen reports on the split city of Mosul, Iraq.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 12:38 pm


Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed after six years in detention

It is the first time Egypt's ex-president is allowed to go home since his 2011 overthrow.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 10:36 am


US firefighter saves lifeless dog with mouth-to-mouth

The animal was was lifeless after being caught in a house fire but was revived after 20 minutes.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 9:18 am


Hard to forget

The singer writes about his Comic Relief visit and why he'll never forget the children he met.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 8:00 am


A question of colour

Apple's Red iPhone is going on sale, but in China it is doing things a bit differently. Why?

Published on 24 March 2017 | 6:45 am


'Nine lives'

A new book documents nine women survivors of tuberculosis, India's most severe health crisis.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 1:05 am


Left in a bus station

When Jenna Cook returned from the US to China to search for her birth family, more than 50 candidates came forward - but were any of them a match?

Published on 24 March 2017 | 1:01 am


Africa's top shots: 17-24 March 2017

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 12:50 am


Weekly quiz

A weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 12:38 am


Piggyback party

The BBC examines the unusual photo of Kim Jong-un giving a piggyback to a military officer.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 12:12 am


IS leaves trail of destruction in Syria's Palmyra

Lyse Doucet goes inside Syria's famed Roman-era city, badly damaged by Islamic State militants.

Published on 24 March 2017 | 12:01 am


London attack: Theresa May evacuated from Westminster

Footage obtained by the Sun shows Theresa May being hurried to safety during Wednesday's attack.

Published on 23 March 2017 | 11:33 pm


Bastions of democracy

An attacker tried and failed to access Westminster - so what is security like in Paris, Berlin, Brussels and Washington DC?

Published on 23 March 2017 | 3:34 pm


Concern over tourists taking crystals from Iceland mine

Officials warn a historic site may have to close because visitors keep removing its crystals.

Published on 23 March 2017 | 2:11 pm


‘Vegetable ivory’

A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.

Published on 23 March 2017 | 12:22 am


Tonga gives away thousands of chicks in anti-fat drive

Agriculture ministry hopes the initiative will stop people buying fatty imported meat.

Published on 22 March 2017 | 2:55 pm








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