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Climate change: Call for 'flexibility' to reach consensus at talks

UN climate change talks in Madrid are struggling to reach agreement on crucial measures.

Published on 15 December 2019 | 12:28 am


How Africa will be affected by climate change

The African continent is more vulnerable than any other region to the world's changing weather patterns.

Published on 15 December 2019 | 12:06 am


Dare to Dream: The organisation getting women into aviation

Captain Phatsima founded Dare to Dream, an organisation trying to get women into aviation.

Published on 15 December 2019 | 12:02 am


Women rise up on Baghdad's walls

Murals across the Iraqi capital show how women are taking a rare prominent role in protests.

Published on 15 December 2019 | 12:01 am


How Mexicans saved a dying US town

Guymon, Oklahoma, was on its way to becoming a ghost town. Then Mexican immigrants arrived 20 years ago.

Published on 15 December 2019 | 12:00 am


Albania earthquake: Arrests over deaths in collapsed buildings

Nine people are arrested on suspicion of murder and abuse of power after last month's deadly tremor.

Published on 14 December 2019 | 11:45 pm


Omar al-Bashir: Sudan ex-leader sentenced for corruption

Bashir has been sentenced to two years for corruption - but cannot be jailed because of his age.

Published on 14 December 2019 | 3:09 pm


North Korea conducts 'crucial test' - state media

Few details about the test have been released, but it is the second at the same site within a week.

Published on 14 December 2019 | 2:34 pm


Citizenship Amendment Bill: India's West Bengal hit by protests

The UK, US and Canada have warned people visiting India's north-east to "exercise caution".

Published on 14 December 2019 | 2:33 pm


ICYMI: Pandas, snakes and skiing Santas

Some of the stories you may have missed this week.

Published on 14 December 2019 | 12:21 pm


New Zealand volcano: Krystal Eve Browitt named as victim

Krystal Eve Browitt died on White Island, while her father and sister were seriously injured.

Published on 14 December 2019 | 10:37 am


Can kitchen gardens combat climate change?

Growing your own fruit and veg is already eco-friendly, but it could also help fight climate change.

Published on 14 December 2019 | 12:45 am


Africa’s 'condom king' wants no more HIV infections

Kenyan Stanley Ngara gives out free condoms in his bid to encourage safe sex and lower HIV rates.

Published on 14 December 2019 | 12:04 am


Shah Rukh Khan talks success and having two left feet

The King of Bollywood sat down with Talking Movies’ Tom Brook in front of a live audience.

Published on 14 December 2019 | 12:04 am


Octopus and eagle square off at Canadian fish farm

The duelling animals were found floating in the waters off Quatsino, British Columbia.

Published on 13 December 2019 | 4:47 pm


Pengsoo: The rude giant penguin that South Korea fell in love with

He was meant to be a children's character, but he's gained a huge fan base amongst millennials.

Published on 13 December 2019 | 12:21 am


Myanmar: Rohingya refugee recalls 'horrific' mass killings

Rohingya refugee Hasina Begun says Myanmar troops set her village alight and opened fire.

Published on 13 December 2019 | 12:08 am


Las Tesis feminist protest song of Chile goes global

The song "The rapist is you" was created by the Chilean feminist collective Las Tesis.

Published on 13 December 2019 | 12:05 am


The place where dead eagles are given a new life

Colorado's National Eagle Repository is the only one of its kind in the world.

Published on 12 December 2019 | 9:35 pm


How millennials are changing the perfume business

Perfumers describe how they're adapting to calls for sustainable contents and gender-neutral smells.

Published on 12 December 2019 | 12:04 am


'Our parents ran a secret gay porn empire'

Karen and Barry Mason ran a successful gay porn business but tried to hide it from their children.

Published on 11 December 2019 | 12:26 am


Stockton's universal basic income scheme

Stockton in California is providing poor residents with a universal basic income, but could it work nationally?

Published on 9 December 2019 | 11:16 pm






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