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Flight attendant still working at 81

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 07:37
Bette Nash is celebrating 60 years working as cabin crew and says she has no plans to retire.

'Escape' artist rescued after failing to escape

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 07:17
A Belgian performance artist is cut free after spending 19 days chained to a marble block.

Officer accidentally Tasers partner

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 20:52
Bodycam video has been released showing the moment it happened in Ohio.

Why have Belgian drivers been given free chips this week?

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 19:52
People heading into the country have had a surprise waiting for them at the border.

Miss Wheelchair's fight against harassment

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 19:49
Virali Modi is campaigning to make train travel in India safer, after she was assaulted by a man helping to lift her from her wheelchair to the carriage.

Mass evictions as Beijing is spruced up

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 19:16
Some suburbs of China's capital are being torn down and residents evicted to try to gentrify the city.

How the drinking straw became a million dollar idea

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 19:08
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the drinking straw became a million dollar idea.

Commuter in China paints own road signs

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 15:34
Armed with a can of white paint he took congestion matters into his own hands.

Should Donald Trump get UK state visit?

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:58
After he retweeted the deputy leader of far-right group Britain First, some UK citizens were outraged.

Nasa footage shows lightning from ISS

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:16
Nasa releases footage captured over China, Korea and Japan of "lightning, city lights and fishing boats".

Nikki Haley: North Korea would be destroyed in war with US

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:08
The US ambassador to the UN calls on China to take more action in dealing with the North Korean regime.

Jeremy Bowen: 'Why I testified against Praljak'

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:25
How the BBC's Jeremy Bowen ended up in court with a war criminal who has died after taking poison.

North Korea's 'highest ever' missile launch televised

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 04:26
Kim Jong-un is seen "guiding" launch of the country's highest ever missile, Hwansong-15.

HIV protection against cheating husbands

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 20:47
Could this vaginal ring help protect women from HIV in communities where men refuse to use condoms?

Inside Sao Paulo's squats

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 20:01
Twelve thousand people live in this abandoned field in Brazil.

The teenage maths genius from Lebanon

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:05
Mohammad al-Mir, 13, has won three world titles for his super fast maths skills.

Stunning aerial photos capture US cities from above

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:47
Jeffrey Milsten captures aerial photos from helicopter rides across Los Angeles and New York.

Would you know what to do if your bus tipped over?

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 15:08
Children in Belgium are learning how to get out safely if their bus flips over in a crash.

UK PM 'concerned' about Yemen crisis

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:21
Theresa May is travelling to Saudi Arabia and is expected to raise the issue of the country's role in Yemen.

Is crude oil killing Nigerian children?

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 13:14
Families speak out as new research says oil spills in Nigeria could be killing young children.