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Superintendent: Why teachers carry guns in Fayetteville

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 18:03
Jeff Harvey, Fayetteville Superintendent, explained to BBC Radio 5 live why his school has adopted the ‘Guardian Program’ - a programme that allows select teachers to carry guns.

Slow death of the 'Amazon of its age'

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 18:00
Sears was once the titan of the US retail industry. Today, it's struggling to stay afloat.

Winnie Mandela on her and Nelson's struggle

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:06
In 1986, Winnie Mandela told the BBC how she met Nelson, and how their struggle left her "scarred".

Who was Winnie Mandela?

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:47
South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of Nelson Mandela dies aged 81.

Oklahoma teacher strike: 'I have 29 textbooks for 87 pupils'

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 04:44
Schools across Oklahoma are shutting down due to a major teacher strike.

The paired legacy of King and Kennedy

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 18:55
A New York photo exhibition looks at the relationship between Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King.

Viktor Yushchenko: Ukraine's ex-president on being poisoned

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 18:12
Viktor Yushchenko says he hopes Europe will wake up to the threat posed by Russia.

'I used to be a slave'

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 18:09
Rani Hong was kidnapped from her family in India and sold into slavery. Now she lives in the US and fights human trafficking.

Dumping pesticides, using ducks instead

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 18:06
Bernard Poujol believes ducks are the future for rice farms, but he hasn't quite perfected his technique.

Alligator pulled from Florida family's swimming pool

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 02:55
The 11ft alligator was discovered swimming around outside a Florida family's home.

Pope Francis baptises Italy's 'migrant hero' at Easter service

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 22:30
A Nigerian man who stopped a supermarket thief armed with a cleaver is baptised by the Pope.

Skripal poisoning: Russian diplomats leave Washington

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 19:29
Expelled Russian diplomats leave their embassy in Washington to fly home.

The 83-year-old lingerie model with a powerful message about ageing

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 19:19
This 83-year-old, who's thought to be the world’s oldest lingerie model, has a powerful message about ageing.

Inside train used by Kim Jong-un to travel to China

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 03:05
On his first known foreign trip, newly released footage shows Kim meeting with Xi Jinping on his train.

Chocolate, cherries and Craig David

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 02:20
Some stories you may have missed over the past seven days. Let's fill you in.

Australia ball-tampering: David Warner's tearful apology

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 00:28
Australian cricketer David Warner cries as he admits he may never play for his country again.

Breaking Pakistan's period taboo

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 18:53
Wasma Imran and Mahin Khan founded the Recircle Cup, to help those who cannot afford sanitary towels in Pakistan.

Costa Rica polls: 'People hate us, we might move to Spain'

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 18:43
A Costa Rican couple talks about their fears ahead of polls dominated by the issue of same-sex marriage .

Test-launch footage of Russian ballistic missile Satan 2

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 06:28
Russia's President Putin claims it can penetrate any defence shield.

The South Korean rock band returning to perform in Pyongyang

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 02:06
When rock band YB were in North Korea 16 years ago, their performance moved some concert-goers to tears.