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Juan Guaidó: US backs opposition as Venezuela president

Donald Trump's move comes as tens of thousands take part in anti-government protests.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 6:23 pm


BBC News takes on the #10YearChallenge

What difference a decade makes in the worlds of politics, entertainment and sport.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 5:56 pm


US shutdown: Trump defies Pelosi over Congress speech

The president says he will deliver the State of the Union speech next week despite calls to postpone it.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 5:54 pm


Nurse arrested over US care home patient pregnancy

Police in Arizona say they have taken 36-year-old Nathan Sutherland into custody.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 5:43 pm


Bridge ends 'centuries' of travel chaos

The 1.9km structure spanning the River Gambia is set to revolutionise trade with Senegal.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 5:05 pm


Don't lick ice cream, advises Turkish etiquette course

An etiquette course in an Istanbul municipality advises women not to lick ice cream.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 5:00 pm


Dangerous chemicals found in nappy tests by French authority

Chemicals found in disposable nappies exceed safety levels, France's national health agency warns.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 4:14 pm


Alec Baldwin pleads guilty in New York parking spot row

The 30 Rock actor will take an anger management class as a part of his discharge agreement.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 4:03 pm


Man 'arrested for stealing his own car' wins settlement

Illinois police arrested Lawrence Crosby for theft but it turned out to be his own car.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 3:53 pm


EU urges crackdown on 'golden passports' for big investors

EU countries selling passports for investments must watch out for criminal abuse, Brussels warns.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 2:52 pm


Berlin Police post 'creepy' appeal to find woman

The force asked social media to help them find a woman who had apparently smiled at an officer.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 2:08 pm


Naomi Osaka: Noodle company apologises for 'white-washing'

The Haitian-Japanese tennis player's appearance in an advert sparks a conversation over race in Japan.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 1:52 pm


Saudi Arabia to host Spanish-style 'bull run'

The Gulf kingdom has ambitious aims for its growing state-backed entertainment sector.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 1:13 pm


South African on terror charges 'dies in Mozambique'

Andre Hanekom's family say he died of suspected poisoning ahead of a hearing where they hoped to clear him.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 12:55 pm


The story of British-Somalis in Manchester

A new film about Somalis in Manchester challenges decades of negative coverage, its directors say.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 12:03 pm


The Sopranos: James Gandolfini's son to fill father's shoes in prequel

James Gandolfini's 19-year-old son Michael is to play his dad's most famous character, Tony Soprano.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 10:37 am


Zimbabwe troops accused of 'systematic torture' of protesters

A rights group has criticised authorities for using soldiers to quell protests over fuel price rises.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 10:00 am


Niagara Falls becomes a winter wonderland

A cold snap transforms the world-famous waterfall into a winter wonderland.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 1:33 am


Sahiwal shooting: How a Pakistani boy exposed police for killing his family

Police said they shot dead four violent IS-linked terrorists, but then a young boy tore holes in their story.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 12:24 am


'R. Kelly insisted I have a sex trainer'

For two years Asante McGee was R. Kelly's girlfriend. Then she went to live in his house in Georgia. She lasted three weeks.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 12:19 am


How virtual reality can help you manage pain

A company in Israel is using virtual reality computer games to help patients deal with chronic pain.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 12:18 am


Leyla Guven: MP on hunger strike for 77 days in Turkey

Leyla Guven was jailed for criticising a Turkish military operation. She is now struggling to drink.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 12:02 am


Football in India: The Mumbai girls defying tradition to follow World Cup dreams

Their football dreams were threatened by convention - and housework - but girls in one Mumbai slum are defying tradition to pursue their dreams.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 12:01 am


The typo that led a man to a stranger's stag party

Will Novak was accidently invited to a stranger's bachelor party. He decided to attend and went viral.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 11:09 pm


US shutdown: Boy sells art to help family

Boy sells his drawings to help his mother during the partial government shutdown in the US.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 9:43 pm


How dangerous is Australia for women?

Outrage over the killing of a university student has renewed debate about women's safety.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 5:18 pm


Italian runner braves Siberia big chill

An Italian policeman runs a race in Siberia braving temperatures of -52 Celsius.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 5:08 pm


Prince William interviews Sir David Attenborough in Davos

Prince William interviews Sir David Attenborough at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 4:04 pm


Pickle juice: Why athletes are turning to an unusual drink to boost performance

Frances Tiafoe credited pickle juice with his run to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open - but what is the science behind it?

Published on 22 January 2019 | 3:20 pm


Being awake during brain surgery: 'You are hovering in between worlds'

Jazz musician Musa Manzini was kept awake for part of his surgery to have a tumour removed.

Published on 22 January 2019 | 12:06 am


South Korean farmers see boost in banana crop

Climate change could make South Korea a banana producer.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 6:00 pm








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