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An unusual way to decide an election in Virginia

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 18:29
A ceramic bowl played a starring role as the winner of a local US election was finally declared.

A celebration of black female photography

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 17:49
A photographer and an artist have made an anthology dedicated to female photographers of African descent.

'Bomb cyclone': How the storm's impacting the East Coast

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 14:05
It's bringing racing winds, heavy snow and frigid temperatures - but what exactly is a "bomb cyclone" storm?

Russia shoe factory fire leaves workers dead

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:51
Seven Chinese workers are among those killed in a blaze at a shoe factory in Siberia.

Passers-by shrug as 'Santa' sprays bullets in San Francisco

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:31
A man in a Santa hat sprays bullets at a car in San Francisco on Christmas Day - but it's the reaction of passers-by that's truly remarkable.

Ivanka Trump: Five things she might bring to the White House

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 12:44
Ivanka Trump allegedly struck a deal with her husband that she might run for president in the future.

'My colour's being used as a joke'

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 05:25
Why a black writer in Japan wants comedians to stop blacking up to make people laugh.

Sydney seaplane crash: Recovery operation

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 04:20
Australian authorities recover the wreckage of a seaplane which crashed, killing six people.

From slavery to Italy’s fashion world

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 19:47
Bassirou fled Burkina Faso because he feared for his life. His life turned around when he got involved in a project in Italy.

Yemen: Children hit by diphtheria outbreak

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 19:37
Despite being almost eradicated worldwide, the disease is returning to Yemen due to the civil war.

Stuck Canadian moose rescued by snowmobilers

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 18:57
The trapped animal was freed by a group of snowmobilers in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Dog enjoys beach covered in sea foam caused by Storm Eleanor

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 18:51
A huge build-up of sea foam caused by Storm Eleanor has covered shorelines across Europe.

Trump and Pakistan: Why the US is taking aim at an ally

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 14:49
With an incendiary tweet, Trump shifts America's approach to Pakistan – but will his strategy work?

France and Switzerland hit by Storm Eleanor

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 13:48
The storm has caused fallen trees and damage to infrastructure across France and Switzerland

Bomb cyclone: Florida enjoys a rare snow day

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 13:25
Tallahassee has snow for the first time in 28 years as a major winter weather system hits the US.

How plastic is harming India's holiest river

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:12
Over a billion pounds of plastic each year is taking its toll on the Ganges.

Fed up Ryanair passenger waits on the wing of the plane

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 07:27
He used the emergency exit after getting fed up of waiting to leave the plane.

Peru bus plunges from cliff on to beach

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 06:51
At least 48 people have been killed after a coach plummeted 100m (330ft) down a cliff and landed upside down on a beach

Eric Garner death inspires an unlikely police experiment

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 20:39
What happened when officers and civilians watched a video of a man dying at the hands of the police?

Logan and Jake Paul: The brothers dominating social media

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 20:09
They're two of YouTube's biggest superstars, but if you're over 18, you might not have heard of them.