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Trump signs memorandum on gun 'bump stocks'

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:06
Mr Trump signs an order to ban bump-stock devices that convert semi-automatic rifles into rapid-fire weapons.

Winter Olympics: Is skier Elizabeth Swaney a legend or a chancer?

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:41
Elizabeth Swaney qualified for Pyeongchang through a loophole and her tactics have divided opinion.

Hangzhou and the Alibaba effect

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:55
The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.

Kidnap case model Chloe Ayling revisits where she was held

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:48
Model Chloe Ayling revisits the place she was allegedly held after being lured to Milan.

Thai survival training: Drinking cobra blood in the jungle

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:23
US and South Korean soldiers learn essential jungle survival skills in Thailand.

Falluja: Meet Issa Saer, mayor of ruined Iraqi city

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 02:13
Falluja was ruined in the battle against the Islamic State group - meet the mayor picking up the pieces.

Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:30
Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people, crushing five homes in the night.

Family member of crashed Iranian plane 'begged to send a chopper'

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:00
Relatives of passengers on board the missing plane that crashed in Iran are questioning the rescue efforts. All 66 people on the flight are feared dead.

Mexico theme park offers illegal migrant experience

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:57
The trip is designed to warn people about the dangers of illegal crossings, say the owners.

Bringing solar power to a remote community in the Himalayas

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:20
A team of engineers trek into the remote region to bring a community electricity for the first time.

Jeffrey Kong: Singapore's Lego brick artist

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:47
Jeffrey Kong creates objects using Lego. He says it can be used as a form of self-expression

How Malawi reduced infant mortality

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:31
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.

Do male strip dancers feel objectified?

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:34
Where does the #MeToo movement leave male strip dancers? Newsnight's Emily Maitlis finds out.

Berlusconi's handshake advice for BBC reporter

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:04
The former Italian prime minister hopes to lead the next coalition government but is still as outspoken as ever.

Ethiopian cliff church gives priest daily test of faith

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 20:35
In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.

What it's like being a female director in Bollywood

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 20:21
Gauri Shinde talks about the challenges of working in a male-dominated industry.

Finland's new pandas enjoy snow

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 08:58
Finland's new pandas were being allowed outside for the first time since arriving in the country last month.

Florida students to lawmakers: 'Shame on you'

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 14:56
Students have been addressing a rally after the February 14 shooting in which 17 people died.

ICYMI: Tiny dogs and robots skiing (badly)

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 05:34
Some of the stories you might have missed this week.

Mexico earthquake: Tremor shakes newspaper office

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 04:49
Journalists at the office of Mexican newspaper Milenio film the moment a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit.