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Sinterklaas: Dutch protests over Black Pete festivalgoers

Anti-racism campaigners protest in cities across the Netherlands over the use of black face paint.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:55 pm


Rare Charlotte Bronte book coming home after museum's auction success

The museum buys a rare book by 14-year-old Charlotte Bronte, eight years after narrowly missing out.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:47 pm


Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Protesters arrested as they run from campus

After a fiery overnight stand-off, some protesters try to leave but police react with tear gas.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:27 pm


Chile protests: President Piñera condemns police 'abuses'

President Piñera has acknowledged that police used "excessive force" when cracking down on protests.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:04 pm


Teenage girl dies in French bridge collapse horror

Others are feared missing after a suspension bridge collapsed on the River Tarn in the south-west.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:59 pm


Airbus wins $30bn of orders for 170 aircraft

Airlines Emirates and Air Arabia announce $30bn of orders for 170 aircraft at the Dubai Air Show.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:57 pm


France returns Omar Tall's sword to Senegal

It belonged to 19th Century leader Omar Saidou Tall who fought French imperial forces in Senegal.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:55 am


Israel-Gaza clash: Why Hamas chose restraint

Unusually, Gaza's rulers stayed out of the recent fighting, but the next time might be different.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:21 am


Children fish WW2 ammunition from pond with magnet in Germany

The three children in eastern Germany were not hurt and alerted police about their find.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 10:00 am


Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Police fire tear gas on protesters leaving site

Protesters leaving the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 6:45 am


Bolivia crisis: Food and fuel shortages as death toll mounts

The interim government says it has flown supplies into La Paz to avoid protesters' road blocks.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 5:05 am


Israel Folau criticised for 'appalling' Australia bushfire remarks

Israel Folau used a sermon to link Australia's bushfire crisis to same-sex marriage and abortion laws.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:57 am


Letter from Africa: The great train safari from Tanzania to Zambia

Taking the Tazara line, built in the 1970s by the Chinese, is like travelling in a bygone era.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 1:02 am


The fight to get citizenship for descendants of German Jews

A UK lawyer says Germany is violating its constitution by denying citizenship to some descendants of Nazi victims.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:51 am


Ever tried revenge honey? It tastes good

Justin Rowlatt is attacked by bees in Ethiopia's Tigray province, where vast tracts of land have been regreened.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:49 am


'I'm Hispanic but can't speak Spanish'

Figgy is Mexican-American but he can't speak Spanish - he explains why that matters.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:21 am


Climate defenders: The woman helping coal miners to save the planet

Sharan Burrow wants to find alternative livelihoods for coal miners and therefore help protect our climate.

Published on 18 November 2019 | 12:20 am


Panorama Investigation: War crimes scandal exposed

British Special Forces have been accused of covering up the killings of four young Afghans in 2012.

Published on 17 November 2019 | 7:23 pm


Venice floods: Further warnings of high tides

Large parts of the centre of the Italian city have been hit by exceptionally high tides for the third time in a week.

Published on 17 November 2019 | 3:44 pm


Sri Lanka election: Unity hard to achieve in divided country

Minorities fearful as controversial ex-defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa is elected president.

Published on 17 November 2019 | 2:04 pm


Genevieve Nnaji's rise from Nollywood to Netflix

Her film's disqualification from the Oscars may well act as a springboard for future success.

Published on 17 November 2019 | 12:27 am


Robyn Crawford says relationship with Whitney Houston was 'love - open and honest'

"It was love and it was open and it was honest," the star's former assistant tells the BBC.

Published on 17 November 2019 | 12:20 am


How do you fight extreme wildfires?

They've devastated vast areas from Australia to Brazil. Here, two experts explain how to fight them.

Published on 17 November 2019 | 12:20 am


The truth behind India's viral photo that got a girl into school

The Indian girl was enrolled in school after a photo of her peeking into a classroom sparked outcry.

Published on 17 November 2019 | 12:15 am


Gilets Jaunes: Anger of yellow vests still grips France a year on

France has had a year of yellow vest (gilets jaunes) protests, but some of their energy has gone.

Published on 16 November 2019 | 11:07 am


Warren Smith's home was destroyed in recent bushfires in Australia

Warren Smith's house was among 250 that were lost in Australia's bushfires this month.

Published on 15 November 2019 | 11:59 pm






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