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Venezuela election: Violence on polling day

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 13:12
Protesters blocked roads and clashed with security forces as voting started to elect a new legislative body.

Hot air balloon 'record broken' in France

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 10:35
Enthusiasts in France claim they've flown 456 hot air balloons from an air base in France.

Boa constrictor 911 call released

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 06:10
"I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face", the terrified woman told Ohio emergency services.

US bombers fly over Korean peninsula

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 05:37
The two US B-1 bombers were joined in the exercise on 30 July by South Korean and Japanese planes.

On the front line of Caracas protests

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 20:59
For months, Gregorio Marrero has been photographing the protests in Venezuela's capital.

'I don't like hiding my identity so I stay inside'

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 20:56
A new exhibition called 'The House of Kings and Queens' looks at the experiences of LGBT people in Sierra Leone.

The 22-year-old making lucrative 'food porn'

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 19:13
How a recent college graduate is making tens of thousands of dollars with his food-themed Instagram feed.

Is this Turkey's Rocky?

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 19:10
"Nothing is difficult" for 18-year-old mixed martial arts (MMA) champion Kadir Dalkiran.

Turkish women march against 'unacceptable' dress code

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 15:10
Hundreds of women march in Istanbul in protest at the pressures they face to dress conservatively.

Kenya election: Fake BBC Focus on Africa report explained

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 05:01
How do you spot a fake news report? The BBC's Focus on Africa editor explains.

Migrant crisis: Austria kicks out Afghan kickboxer

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 02:41
An Afghan kickboxer tells the BBC of his sadness at being expelled from Austria to Croatia.

Russian bird farm: The millionaire with 5,000 pigeons

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 19:19
Viktor Kharlashin won't say how much he has spent on his bird farm, but it's one of the biggest in Europe.

Scarred by Islamic State, 'captive' in Greece

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 14:23
Migrants describe fleeing torture by the militant group - only to find scant help while in detention on Lesbos.

US healthcare: Watch McCain topple Trump's 'skinny repeal' bill

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:51
John McCain voted against repealing the Obama-era healthcare law. But did you see everything else going on in the chamber?

Car drives into vape shop in California

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 09:37
Security camera footage shows the shop owner escaping the incoming vehicle - but only just.

Gay 'dad dating' game is a surprise hit

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 06:40
Dream Daddy topped the best-sellers chart on games store Steam shortly after its release.

Using cheap magnet, hacker beats protections on a "smart" handgun.

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 00:38
A hacker circumvents protections on a gun designed to limit who can shoot it.

Meet Afghanistan's Top Guns

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 22:45
A new generation of Afghan fighter pilots are starting to fly missions against the Taliban.

'Wildies' have roamed free in Alberta for at least 100 years

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 17:50
A team of volunteers is taking a different approach to managing Alberta's wild horse population.

Yemen crisis: BBC gains rare access

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:50
The BBC witnesses the hidden reality inside the war-torn country.