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Kenya election 2017: People in Kibera on their future hopes

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 05:33
People have been turning out to vote in large numbers in Kibera, Nairobi, in Kenya's general election.

From fishing to golfing: how Trump and Putin holiday

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 18:38
Both world leaders took a break, but their approaches to time off are quite different.

Fleeing Trump: Couple leaving the Carolinas for Canada

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:28
Many anti-Trump Americans talked about leaving the US for Canada. This couple is actually doing it.

Driver crawls across ladder in Texas floods

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:07
Firefighters in Texas extend a ladder to a stranded driver as the floodwaters wreak havoc below.

Australian teenager describes flesh-eating bug attack

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 13:10
Australian teenager Sam Kanizay had to be treated in hospital after paddling on a Melbourne beach.

Car crash: Camera captures Chongqing smash and aftermath

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:24
A camera in a road tunnel captures the impact and aftermath of a high-speed car crash.

Summer storms lash southern and central Europe

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:08
As half the continent deals with a heatwave dubbed "Lucifer", the other half battles rain and wind.

Milan kidnap case model Chloe Ayling 'feared for life'

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:42
A British model allegedly kidnapped in Italy says it was a "terrifying experience".

Japan's 'golden coder' making games apps aged 82

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 09:52
Masako Wakamiya took up programming when she retired from her bank clerk job.

Four men who negotiate with IS

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 05:49
Four men are negotiating with Islamic State over the release of Yazidi women

Sarahah: The honesty app that's got everyone talking

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:48
Sarahah is an app from Saudi Arabia which allows users to send messages anonymously.

Surf dogs compete at World Championships in US

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:38
It's the second time the competition has been held in the US.

Hungry bears scavenge for food in Romanian town

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 19:15
The animals have been leaving the mountains to scavenge for food in local homes.

How the British army is tackling elephant poaching

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:44
Soldiers are sharing tactics from Iraq and Afghanistan to help gamekeepers in Gabon tackle poaching.

Developing sensors to help Japan's farmers

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:39
Lisa Kikuchi of SenSprout tells the BBC how she is developing soil moisture sensors to help Japan's farmers.

My partition journey back to the village my dad fled

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:27
Binita’s father had to flee when his family’s home was attacked. Now she wants to find the people who helped him escape.

Ziplines not pipelines: A family's treetop pipeline protest

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:12
It's ziplines versus a Sunoco pipeline in one Pennsylvania family's backyard.

Japanese people practising nuclear attack drills

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:07
Villagers along the north-west coast of Japan are being ordered to take part in air raid drills.

Your weekly dose of happy news

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 04:42
It's not all doom and gloom - we reckon at least one of these stories will get you smiling.

Blue Whale: World's largest heart on display in rare exhibition

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 23:17
The whale heart at Royal Ontario Museum Canada is a rare find, as blue whale carcasses usually sink.