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California 'road rage' results in motorway car crash

BBC World News feed - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 07:40
A car swerves after an altercation with a motorcyclist in California. Footage courtesy Chris Traber

ICYMI: Four stories you may have missed this week

BBC World News feed - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 05:33
From retiring actors to breastfeeding politicians.

Chateau de Chambord: The garden that cost 3.5m euros

BBC World News feed - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 02:46
France's Chateau de Chambord reopens after a renovation that was 14 years in the making.

Many people feared buried in China landslide

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:18
More than 100 people are feared buried in a landslide in south-western China, state media report.

US woman, 66, is oldest to swim English Channel

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:25
Pat Gallant-Charette, 66, becomes the oldest woman to make the 21-mile swim across the English Channel.

Sheryl Sandberg: Tools like Facebook 'used for evil and good'

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:09
How Facebook's new initiative plans to tackle extremist and hate speech online.

Tornado causes major spillage at Alabama liquor store

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:05
Tropical Storm Cindy tears through the southern United States creating extreme weather patterns and widespread damage, including this liquor store.

'I saw Warmbier seized at NK airport'

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:13
The British roommate of Otto Warmbier saw his American friend being arrested - he never saw him again.

Russian warships launch missiles at IS targets in Syria

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:00
Missiles are fired from the Mediterranean at Islamic State group targets in Syria.

EU chief's one-word response to May's plan

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 08:40
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker isn't sure what the UK wants.

Deep fried tarantula, anyone?

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 07:03
It's rainy season in Cambodia and spiders are creeping onto the menu.

Bangladesh landslide: Roads to Rangamati reopened

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 06:39
The authorities in Bangladesh have reopened roads to some of the districts worst hit by landslides last week.

Gambia's ‘deserted’ village: Why did the young men leave?

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 05:50
The village chief of Badibu Saaba, in The Gambia, explains how most of the young men have left. But six months after electing a new president, will things soon change?

Geylang Ramadan bazaar: Singapore's new hipster haunt

BBC World News feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 00:57
But are the cool new snacks on sale at the traditional Geylang bazaar in the spirit of the season?

Super Mario fan makes augmented reality game

BBC World News feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 23:52
Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.

Trump injects reality TV suspense into 'Comey tapes' saga

BBC World News feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:45
President Donald Trump created all the suspense of a reality TV show in playing out a saga over non-existent Comey tapes, says the BBC's Jon Sopel.

Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?

BBC World News feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:26
Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

Philando Castile: Girl, 4, calms mother in police car

BBC World News feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:19
New footage shows girl, four, trying to calm her mother after the shooting of Philando Castile.

Syria crisis: Inside Islamic State's 'capital' Raqqa

BBC World News feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:01
The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the front line of the fight against IS in Syria.

Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space

BBC World News feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:59
The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.