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California 'road rage' results in motorway car crash

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 07:40
A car swerves after an altercation with a motorcyclist in California. Footage courtesy Chris Traber

ICYMI: Four stories you may have missed this week

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 05:33
From retiring actors to breastfeeding politicians.

Chateau de Chambord: The garden that cost 3.5m euros

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 02:46
France's Chateau de Chambord reopens after a renovation that was 14 years in the making.

Many people feared buried in China landslide

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:18
More than 100 people are feared buried in a landslide in south-western China, state media report.

US woman, 66, is oldest to swim English Channel

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:25
Pat Gallant-Charette, 66, becomes the oldest woman to make the 21-mile swim across the English Channel.

Sheryl Sandberg: Tools like Facebook 'used for evil and good'

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:09
How Facebook's new initiative plans to tackle extremist and hate speech online.

Tornado causes major spillage at Alabama liquor store

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:05
Tropical Storm Cindy tears through the southern United States creating extreme weather patterns and widespread damage, including this liquor store.

'I saw Warmbier seized at NK airport'

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:13
The British roommate of Otto Warmbier saw his American friend being arrested - he never saw him again.

Russian warships launch missiles at IS targets in Syria

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:00
Missiles are fired from the Mediterranean at Islamic State group targets in Syria.

EU chief's one-word response to May's plan

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 08:40
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker isn't sure what the UK wants.

Deep fried tarantula, anyone?

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 07:03
It's rainy season in Cambodia and spiders are creeping onto the menu.

Bangladesh landslide: Roads to Rangamati reopened

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 06:39
The authorities in Bangladesh have reopened roads to some of the districts worst hit by landslides last week.

Gambia's ‘deserted’ village: Why did the young men leave?

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 05:50
The village chief of Badibu Saaba, in The Gambia, explains how most of the young men have left. But six months after electing a new president, will things soon change?

Geylang Ramadan bazaar: Singapore's new hipster haunt

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 00:57
But are the cool new snacks on sale at the traditional Geylang bazaar in the spirit of the season?

Super Mario fan makes augmented reality game

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 23:52
Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.

Trump injects reality TV suspense into 'Comey tapes' saga

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:45
President Donald Trump created all the suspense of a reality TV show in playing out a saga over non-existent Comey tapes, says the BBC's Jon Sopel.

Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:26
Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

Philando Castile: Girl, 4, calms mother in police car

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:19
New footage shows girl, four, trying to calm her mother after the shooting of Philando Castile.

Syria crisis: Inside Islamic State's 'capital' Raqqa

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:01
The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the front line of the fight against IS in Syria.

Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:59
The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.