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Hollande calls for unity at tribute to slain officer Jugelé

Slain police officer Xavier Jugelé is awarded Legion of Honour as presidential hopefuls watch.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 12:27 pm

Ivanka Trump forced to defend father at G20 women's summit

Donald Trump's eldest daughter was speaking at an event with German leader Angela Merkel.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 12:09 pm

Why does this rhino have 24-hour security?

Sudan is a the northern white rhino, and the last chance for the survival of his species.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 11:25 am

Farmers find 'unicorn' among their sheep in Iceland

A farming family finds an unusual creature amid their flock of sheep in Land­brot.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 10:58 am

Sixteen migrants drown making Turkey-Greece crossing

The bodies of two children were among those pulled from waters between Turkey and Lesbos.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 9:59 am

Petrol panic

Speculation is rife that China could be tightening the oil tap, which the North's economy needs to survive.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 9:53 am

Down's syndrome dancer Mikayla Holmgren enters Miss USA pageant

Mikayla Holmgren is thought to be the first person with Down's syndrome to enter the beauty pageant.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 9:47 am

Huge robbery sparks gun battles in Paraguay and Brazil

Brazilian police clash with a gang blamed for "the robbery of the century" in neighbouring Paraguay.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 9:46 am

Arkansas executes murderers Jack Jones and Marcel Williams

The men are put to death in the first double execution on the same day for 17 years in the US.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 9:06 am

North Korea tensions: US submarine arrives in South Korea

It comes amid heightened tensions, and fears North Korea is planning more nuclear or missile tests.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 8:02 am

Sir Elton suffered 'potentially deadly' infection on tour

He is recovering after falling violently ill on tour and spending two nights in intensive care.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 7:59 am

'500kg' Egyptian woman's sister accuses Indian doctors of lying

The sister of an Egyptian woman who went to India for weight loss surgery lashes out at her doctors.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 7:51 am

Pakistan minibus blast kills 10

The attack happened in Kurram district, a mainly Shia area that has seen several recent attacks.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 7:15 am

Venezuela protest death toll rises in renewed violence

Three more people are killed as a wave of anti-government protests shows no sign of easing.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 6:10 am

The volunteers helping ambulances to get to Syria

The BBC meets volunteers in the biggest ever convoy to transport medical vehicles from the UK to Syria.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 5:32 am

75% of Yemen’s population ‘in urgent need’

Countries are urged to commit cash to save 'forgotten' Yemen from humanitarian catastrophe.

Published on 25 April 2017 | 5:31 am

On the chin

Mihai Nistor was the last fighter to stop Anthony Joshua - but while Joshua earns millions, Nistor remains an amateur on a modest income. Why?

Published on 25 April 2017 | 12:13 am

Syria refugee children 'bitten by rats' in camps

Syrians living in camps in Lebanon say waste is not being collected and is attracting vermin.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 11:47 pm

Here we go again

The US is days away from a potential government shutdown. It's happened before. What is going on?

Published on 24 April 2017 | 5:58 pm

The land that used to belong to so-called Islamic State

BBC gets rare access to north western Syria where so-called IS have been defeated.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 5:23 pm

Trump calls record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson

'Better you than me,' jokes US president as astronaut Peggy Whitson reveals drinking recycled urine.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 5:13 pm

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US record

Space station commander Peggy Whitson has now spent more time than any other US astronaut in space.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 3:00 pm

Munch inspired by 'screaming clouds'

A new theory may explain the background to one of the most famous works of art ever produced.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 2:37 pm

Man lived above Japanese toilet for three years

Unemployed Japanese man arrested for trespassing after his loft accommodation is discovered.

Published on 24 April 2017 | 10:17 am

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on grief: ‘It does get better’

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg speaks movingly about her grief after the death of her husband.

Published on 23 April 2017 | 11:38 pm

Political party helps Georgians dodge the draft

Group sets up a religious order to exploit a loophole in the law.

Published on 23 April 2017 | 11:14 am

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