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Trump says sexual assault accuser E Jean Carroll 'not my type'

Donald Trump has denied allegations he sexually assaulted columnist E. Jean Carroll in the 1990s.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 8:28 am

Dutch emergency line hit by KPN telecoms outage

The four-hour disruption was the largest in years and the cause is still unclear.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 8:22 am

Texas migrant children moved from 'horrific cells' after outcry

"It is degrading and inhumane and shouldn't be happening in America," one lawyer said.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 7:13 am

Jussie Smollett: Police bodycam noose footage released

The 37-year-old ex-Empire actor is accused of staging a homophobic and racist attack on himself.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 7:05 am

Israel Folau: Rugby star recoups donations in sacking row

Israel Folau draws new support for his fight against Rugby Australia over his anti-gay online posts.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 6:27 am

Rhino release: European parks bring animals to Rwanda

Five critically endangered rhinos from European zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 5:21 am

Malaysia air pollution: Schools shut after illness hits children

The same part of Malaysia was hit by toxic air pollution in March, making more than 4,000 people ill.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 4:57 am

Famed Mexican rescue dog Frida retires after nine years' duty

Frida is credited with saving the lives of 12 people and has worked across four different countries.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 3:16 am

Trump's 'deal of the century' falls flat in West Bank

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank say Donald Trump's economic master plan does not help them.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 12:21 am

Letter from Africa: Kenya's love-hate relationship with Chinese traders

Why the arrival of Chinese traders at the famous Gikomba market is both a blessing and a curse for Kenyans.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:48 pm

Bihar encephalitis deaths reveal cracks in India healthcare

Doctors are scrambling to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 150 children in a month.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:47 pm

Icelanders tire of disrespectful Instagram influencers

Locals are frustrated at a number of cases where influencers have been disrespectful at tourist sites.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:44 pm

Death in Ice Valley: New clues in Isdal Woman mystery

A man who may have seen the Isdal Woman on the way to her death; a police officer bitter that the case was shut down - new leads in a 49-year-old puzzle.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:36 pm

Gangnam: The scandal rocking the playground of K-pop

The BBC hears shocking allegations of drugging and rape inside South Korea's glamorous nightclub scene.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:33 pm

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo: 'You see the faces of our ancestors'

Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo creates sculptures of slaves to immerse people in their experience.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:01 pm

South Korea's Gangnam rocked by rape scandals

South Korea's glamorous nightclub scene has been hit by allegations of drugging and rape.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:01 pm

Reactions to Istanbul's mayoral election

Supporters and opponents of Istanbul's new mayor explain why they think Ekrem Imamoglu won.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:20 pm

Rocco Morabito: Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison

Uruguay had agreed to extradite the notorious drug trader back to Italy last year.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:03 pm

France heatwave threatens 40C June day

A heatwave in France has resulted in the activation of the extreme weather plan.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:10 pm

Missing YouTuber Etika's belongings found

The gamer, who has a strong following on YouTube, has now not been seen for five days.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 2:54 pm

Women's World Cup: Fifa to look into Cameroon behaviour in England defeat

Fifa says it is "currently looking into" Cameroon's behaviour during their Women's World Cup defeat by England.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 1:49 pm

Cyprus serial killer Nikos Metaxas handed seven life sentences

Army officer Nikos Metaxas pleads guilty to the murder of five women and two of their children.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 1:30 pm

German WW2 bomb leaves giant crater in field

The bomb went off in the early hours of Sunday, startling nearby residents.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:50 pm

Bangladesh train derailed killing at least five people

A passenger train derailed on a bridge in north-east Bangladesh, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:10 am

Istanbul mayoral vote: Is ‘disastrous’ loss beginning of Erdogan’s end?

The defeat of Erdogan’s ruling AKP party in Istanbul’s mayoral election has sparked hope for change.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:45 am

Is peace between Israel and Palestinians out of reach?

More than 25 years on from breakthrough peace accords the two sides seem further apart than ever. But why?

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:06 am

Ransomware cyber-attacks are targeting large companies and demanding huge payments

A Norwegian aluminium producer is recovering after hackers took thousands of computers offline and demanded a ransom.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:00 am

Ethiopia mosque ban: 'Our sacred city of Aksum must be protected'

Ethiopian Orthodox Christian leaders say they would rather die than see a mosque in their ancient city of Aksum.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 11:55 pm

Chatty cockroach gets Greeks talking on Athens streets

How two female artists reignited debate on the streets of Greece by imitating an insect.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 11:52 pm

Achieving the impossible: Thai cave rescue a year on

One diver recalls the dramatic rescue of 12 boys that made headlines around the world.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 2:19 am

Dr Marijuana Pepsi: The woman who refused to let her bullies win

A woman named Marijuana Pepsi has earned a doctorate following years of bullying over her name.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 9:03 pm

Inside Pakistan's first retirement home for third-gender people

Pakistan's third-gender people are often rejected by their families - the first retirement home for them has just opened.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 11:18 pm

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