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Boracay: Paradise islanders fear tourist shutdown

BBC World News feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:54
These Philippine islanders fear a six month tourist ban will destroy their livelihoods.

What's the first film to be shown in Saudi Arabian cinemas?

BBC World News feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:28
For the first time in 35 years, Saudis are allowed to go to the cinema.

The Commonwealth of Nations: Who's in the club?

BBC World News feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:14
Some members have left and joined the group more than once.

Nasa's Tess: Planet-hunting satellite lifts off

BBC World News feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:42
Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) searches for new planets.

Moment mace is stolen in Nigerian Senate

BBC World News feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:28
Intruders stormed into the Nigerian upper house and took the symbolic mace.

The man who made Novichok

BBC World News feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:07
The BBC's Steve Rosenberg speaks to a retired Russian scientist who says he made nerve agents.

Art installation creates smelling pods of major cities' air

BBC World News feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:55
Five pods have reconstructed the smell of cities across the world. But there was a problem with one city...

A beginner's guide to negotiating with Kim Jong-un

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 19:06
Experts explain how Donald Trump might avoid diplomatic gaffes and forge peace with North Korea.

The battle over Colombia's coca fields

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:49
Despite the 2016 peace deal, the country's cocaine trade is still flourishing.

The music legend who drives a taxi

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:29
This Washington taxi driver has a big secret - he is a musical star who composes in his car.

House explodes in Texas

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:01
Officers responded to a call after a vehicle crashed into a home. Seconds later, the house exploded.

Ex-FBI chief on Trump: I'm 'the breakup he can't get over'

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:59
Former FBI director James Comey shares what it's like to be attacked by President Trump on Twitter.

A neighbourhood in Victorville, California, is besieged by tumbleweed

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:42
Strong desert winds have brought unwelcome spikey visitors to Victorville, California, US

Justin Trudeau wants 'seamless' UK trade deal after Brexit

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:53
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants a deal that will "flip over the day after Brexit".

Woman dies after being partially sucked out of plane window

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:17
A US airliner experienced a mid-air engine failure, causing a broken window that led to pressure dropping dramatically in the cabin.

Southwest Airlines pilot: 'There's a hole and someone went out'

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:41
A US passenger jet pilot radioed air traffic control for help after an apparent explosion midair.

Barbara Bush, matriarch of US political dynasty, dies at 92

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 19:22
She was the only woman to see her husband and son sworn in as US president.

How Dutch stations help blind travellers

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:22
Subtle details help to stop visually impaired people from getting lost while travelling.

Google's 3D scans aim to preserve historical sites

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:04
High resolution 3D scans of more than 25 historical sites from around the world are being released.

Stormy Daniels: 'That's between Trump and his family'

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:00
Adult film actress Stormy Daniels appears on daytime television to talk about President Donald Trump.