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Helicopter circles Caracas before gunshots and bang

4 hours 29 min ago
An apparent gun and grenade attack from a helicopter is condemned as a "terrorist" act by President Maduro.

Luftwaffe ace flies in Spitfire

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 21:16
German pilot Hugo Broch took to the skies over Kent to achieve a long-held ambition.

Indianapolis 500: Racing into the history books

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:02
Janet Guthrie speaks to Witness about her pioneering racing career

Reporter vents fury at White House over 'fake news' claims

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:08
A reporter had strong words for Sarah Huckabee Sanders over her criticism of "fake news".

US policeman in hot pursuit of own car

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:46
A police officer in Ohio had to chase his own patrol car after it began rolling away during a traffic stop.

'UK would support US over chemical attacks'

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 02:53
The defence secretary said the government would support 'proportionate' military action

Crowd catches girl after ride fall

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:25
A father describes the moment it happened at a Six Flags theme park in New York.

£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:13
Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.

The robot that can pick up virtually any object

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:11
Scientists at UC Berkeley have created a robot that has learnt to pick up virtually any object.

Spain wildfires threaten Doñana nature reserve

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 05:47
About 2,000 people have been evacuated as the fires near the Unesco heritage site.

Blue shark spotted on holiday resort in Majorca

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 05:20
The shark was reportedly 8ft long and had to be put down after it was caught because of a head injury.

Retired UK ambulances saving lives in Syria

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 01:55
Volunteers from the 'Unity Convoy' have delivered 100 ambulances to the devastated country.

The moment Colombia passenger boat sank

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:43
Several people died when a passenger boat sank on a reservoir near the town of Guatapé in north-western Colombia.

How Syrian refugees battle against cancer

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:26
Ammash, 4, has leukaemia and the funds for his treatment are running out.

Mosul: 'Run and beware of snipers'

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 12:41
The BBC's Orla Guerin joins Iraqi fighters so close to IS militants they can "see their faces".

Passenger films 'washing machine' flight

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 03:47
An AirAsia X plane is forced to turn back to Perth after suffering a "technical fault".

Your weekly dose of happy news

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 02:17
Here's what made us smile this week.

Pakistan oil tanker blaze kills dozens

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 01:47
Dozens of people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames in Pakistan.

Is this Russia's green screen queen?

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 18:01
Russian YouTuber Tatiana Subbotina shares how she "travels the world" without leaving her home.

'Real community spirit' in London's council estates

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 18:01
Photographer Joe Newman has explored some of the city's biggest council estates.