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Missing Japanese tortoise found

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:36
A giant female tortoise was found two weeks after she escaped from her zoo in western Japan.

Barcelona attack eyewitness: 'Van was 10 feet from me'

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:58
A van has ploughed into crowds on the Ramblas tourist area in Barcelona.

Barcelona: Panic as people use shop as escape route

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:41
Footage shows people taking cover after a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona.

Mumbai's blue dogs

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 21:07
Animal rights campaigners say they know why some of the city's stray dogs have suddenly gone blue.

Flying over the city - the urban cable car

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:20
Mexico City's urban cable car, Mexicable, is a new transport system for one of the world's busiest places.

Charlottesville: John Boyega and Kathryn Bigelow react

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:03
The actor, who stars in a new film on Detroit's 1967 unrest, notes parallels with recent clashes.

Vera Golubeva: Teacher imprisoned for telling a joke

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:52
Vera Golubeva was a teacher when she was put in prison for telling a joke. This was in Soviet Union in the 1950’s.

A licence to kill bear cubs?

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:05
Trump is once again allowing hunters in Alaska to shoot bear cubs and hibernating bears, but is this as bad as it sounds?

US woman confronts her neighbour over Nazi flag

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:48
Page Blaswell couldn't believe her eyes when she drove past a home flying a Nazi flag in North Carolina.

What Trump said versus what I saw

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:31
The BBC's Joel Gunter was in Charlottesville and assesses the president's claims about the violence.

The Guam hunter who is ready for war

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:20
A self-styled "island warrior" in Guam has a plan in the event of a North Korean attack on his home.

Charlottesville: Heather Heyer's mother pays tribute at vigil

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:48
Heather Heyer's mother pays tribute to her daughter at a vigil in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Awamiya: Inside the devastated Saudi Shia town

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:17
Awamiya has been devastated by fighting between government forces and Shia militants.

Chimps can play rock-paper-scissors

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 06:42
Japanese researchers have taught chimps the rules of rock-paper-scissors.

Trump: 'What about alt-left violence in Charlottesville?'

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:53
The US president doubled down on his belief that "both sides" were to blame for the violent clashes.

Corpses 'piling up' in Sierra Leone

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 13:34
Corpses are "piled up" at the main mortuary in the capital Freetown, reports the BBC's Umaru Fofana.

Belgians eat giant omelette in Malmedy despite egg scare

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:52
The Belgian town of Malmedy feasted on a giant omelette, defying a European egg contamination scare.

Madeira: Twelve killed by falling tree

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:02
The moment parts of a tree fell on a crowd was caught on camera during a Facebook live.

How the net united against Daily Stormer

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:27
A website featuring white supremacist content has become the focus of online debate after Charlottesville.

Pen Hadow sets sail for North Pole as Arctic ice melts

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:28
Can 10 men and a dog, led by British explorer Pen Hadow, become the first to sail to the North Pole?