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Auschwitz: How death camp became centre of Nazi Holocaust

It is 75 years since Soviet Union troops liberated Auschwitz - now marked as Holocaust Memorial Day.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 1:06 am


Impeachment: Democrats reject witness swap in Trump trial

Joe Biden says he wants no part of "a farce or political theatre" in the Senate impeachment case.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 12:43 am


Lions and tigers escape circus for vast new home

Seventeen big cats rescued from Guatemalan circuses have moved to a South African wildlife sanctuary.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 12:36 am


Ivory Coast is using plastic waste to build schools

The West African country has partnered with UNICEF to transform landfill waste into bricks for schools.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 12:32 am


Three generations join Delhi women's citizenship sit-in

Thousands of women are camping out in a Delhi suburb in protest over a law they see as anti-Muslim.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 12:30 am


'I have to live on $1,175 a year'

Brazil's army of fruit workers speak of struggling with low pay and dangerous working conditions.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 12:16 am


Yad Vashem: Why Poland won't be attending Holocaust memorial

Poland's president has snubbed an Israeli event to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 12:16 am


US plans limits for 'emotional support' animals on flights

Passengers have attempted to bring increasingly exotic animals on board flights.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 12:10 am


Coronavirus: Wuhan to shut public transport over outbreak

Wuhan, a city of eleven million, is to temporarily shut public transport amid the outbreak.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 11:40 pm


Jean-Paul Gaultier: Stars turn out for designer's final show

French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier ends a 50-year career with his last couture runway show.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 9:47 pm


Lebanon protesters angry over new government

Demonstrators return to the streets saying Lebanon's new government does not meet their demands.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 9:10 pm


Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince

The UN experts' call comes amid reports Mohammed bin Salman's phone was used to hack the Amazon boss.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 8:48 pm


Harvey Weinstein trial: Defence hits back after graphic prosecution claims

The ex-film mogul's defence rejects graphic prosecution statements, saying the charges will unravel.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 8:21 pm


Protester says she was paid to appear at Huawei hearing

Others told media they were offered around C$100 to hold placard with slogans like "Free Ms Meng".

Published on 22 January 2020 | 8:05 pm


Schiff makes case against Trump before he opens impeachment trial

House impeachment manager Adam Schiff says he will lay out the timeline and facts behind the inquiry

Published on 22 January 2020 | 8:02 pm


Luigi Di Maio: Italy populist steps down before key election

Luigi Di Maio took the anti-establishment Five Star party into power after winning elections in 2018.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 7:53 pm


Smuggling arrests over transport of '10,000 Kurds' to UK

The suspects allegedly took migrants from France to the UK in refrigerated lorries and rubber boats.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 6:20 pm


Pierre Nkurunziza: Burundi leader to get $530,000 and luxury villa

MPs also backed a proposal for President Pierre Nkurunziza to become the country's "supreme leader".

Published on 22 January 2020 | 5:55 pm


Macron berates Israeli police at Jerusalem church

French President Emmanuel Macron berates the security for not leaving a Jerusalem basilica.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 5:35 pm


Ghent Altarpiece: Lamb's 'alarmingly humanoid' face surprises art world

A project to restore the Ghent Altarpiece, a 15th Century masterpiece, surprises art critics.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 5:07 pm


Trump says he plans to expand US travel ban

It would build upon an existing ban which bars entry for citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 4:37 pm


Zimbabwe doctors end strike after billionaire's offer

The medics were off work for more than four months, paralysing the country's healthcare sector.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 4:14 pm


Storm Gloria: Sea foam engulfs streets of Spanish town

Marine foam brought ashore by Storm Gloria floods streets in Tossa de Mar.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 12:19 pm


Trump impeachment: What happened on day one?

After nearly 13 hours of fierce debate, the US Senate adopts ground rules for the trial.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 10:46 am


Australia fires: 'Incredible' signs of life return to burned bush

Australia's bushfire crisis has crippled habitats, but in some places life is starting to return.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 12:08 am


China coronavirus: What we know so far

The BBC's online health editor explains what we know about the coronavirus.

Published on 22 January 2020 | 12:02 am


People still want plastic bottles, says Coca-Cola

The drinks giant says it will not ditch plastic outright but will try to recycle more.

Published on 21 January 2020 | 10:12 pm


Pyjamas in public: Chinese city apologises for 'shaming' residents

The local authority said it was trying to promote "civilised" behaviour - but later apologised.

Published on 21 January 2020 | 9:55 am


How a boy from Vietnam became a slave on a UK cannabis farm

Ba was a street child in Ho Chi Minh city. He ended up growing cannabis as a slave in the UK - until he escaped.

Published on 21 January 2020 | 12:33 am


Paternity leave: Why Japan is talking about Shinjiro Koizumi

This politician is going on leave to take care of his newborn son, and it's pretty controversial.

Published on 21 January 2020 | 12:22 am


Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'

Research is at an early stage but scientists said it had huge potential for destroying cancers.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 5:18 pm






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