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Documenting emperor penguins in Antarctica

Stefan Christmann spent almost 15 months in Antarctica alongside 10,000 emperor penguins.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:09 am


Syria war: 'This is the price we had to pay for freedom'

Syrian civilians describe the devastating impact 10 years of war has had on them.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:07 am


Palestinian 'Techno Queen' Sama' Abdulhadi faces court over shrine event

DJ Sama' Abdulhadi is facing a court hearing following a music event near a West Bank holy site.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:05 am


Taylor Swift criticises Netflix show for 'deeply sexist joke'

The pop star accuses the Ginny and Georgia series of "degrading" women in an angry tweet.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:02 pm


Covid: France approves AstraZeneca vaccine for over-65s

Older French patients can now get the jab, which had been initially limited to those aged under 65.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:34 pm


Zoom sees more growth after 'unprecedented' 2020

Zoom boss calls working from home "new reality" and predicts growth - but not at last year's pace.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:17 pm


Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: BBC reporter Girmay Gebru detained by military

Girmay Gebru and four others were taken from a café in the regional capital Mekelle, witnesses say.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 9:24 pm


'A very close call': Lady Gaga's dog-walker tells of ordeal

Ryan Fischer is expected to make a full recovery after a dognapper shot him in the chest.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 7:48 pm


Sarkozy: Former French president sentenced to jail for corruption

The ex-president, found guilty of trying to bribe a judge, will remain free while he appeals.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 6:52 pm


Syria war: Tens of thousands of detainees still missing, UN says

UN investigators say many of those arbitrarily detained during the civil war are presumed dead.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 6:33 pm


Biden urged to back AI weapons to counter China and Russia threats

A long-awaited report says the US president should ignore calls for a ban on autonomous weapons.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 5:54 pm


How rape allegations have rocked Australian politics

A political adviser's accusation has prompted other women to come forward with their own allegations.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 5:16 pm


Myanmar coup: Aung San Suu Kyi appears in court to face fresh charges

Ms Suu Kyi's appearance comes a day after the deadliest day of protests, when 18 people were killed.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 5:15 pm


Barcelona: Catalan police make four arrests over financial issues at Spanish club

Catalan police make four arrests after searching the offices of La Liga side Barcelona.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 5:12 pm


Peru forced sterilisations case reaches key stage

A key hearing could see ex-President Alberto Fujimori charged over forced sterilisations.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 3:04 pm


CPAC: What Trump supporters fear most from President Biden

Attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference express their concerns about the new administration.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 2:12 pm


Nigeria's school abductions: Why children are being targeted

Paying ransoms to kidnappers is fuelling the mass abduction of students in northern Nigeria, analysts say.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:51 am


The history-making woman leading the WTO

The former Nigerian finance minister becomes the first woman, and the first African, head of the WTO.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:45 am


Covid: The front-line doctor photographing the pandemic

Dr Scott Kobner has been documenting the fight to save lives in America's worst-hit county.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 12:22 am


Coronavirus: False vaccine claims debunked

Misleading claims about coronavirus vaccines have been spreading online.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 12:18 am


Yemen: The nine-year-old war-zone school teacher

Ahmed, blind since birth, stands in for teachers who don't make it in to their ruined school in Yemen.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 12:04 am


Trump returns to political stage at conservative conference

Donald Trump gives his first speech since leaving office as US president at a conference in Florida.

Published on 28 February 2021 | 11:22 pm






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