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Trump signs memorandum on gun 'bump stocks'

BBC World News feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:06
Mr Trump signs an order to ban bump-stock devices that convert semi-automatic rifles into rapid-fire weapons.

Winter Olympics: Is skier Elizabeth Swaney a legend or a chancer?

BBC World News feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:41
Elizabeth Swaney qualified for Pyeongchang through a loophole and her tactics have divided opinion.

Hangzhou and the Alibaba effect

BBC World News feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:55
The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.

Kidnap case model Chloe Ayling revisits where she was held

BBC World News feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:48
Model Chloe Ayling revisits the place she was allegedly held after being lured to Milan.

Thai survival training: Drinking cobra blood in the jungle

BBC World News feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:23
US and South Korean soldiers learn essential jungle survival skills in Thailand.

Falluja: Meet Issa Saer, mayor of ruined Iraqi city

BBC World News feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 02:13
Falluja was ruined in the battle against the Islamic State group - meet the mayor picking up the pieces.

Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people

BBC World News feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:30
Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people, crushing five homes in the night.

Family member of crashed Iranian plane 'begged to send a chopper'

BBC World News feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:00
Relatives of passengers on board the missing plane that crashed in Iran are questioning the rescue efforts. All 66 people on the flight are feared dead.

Mexico theme park offers illegal migrant experience

BBC World News feed - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:57
The trip is designed to warn people about the dangers of illegal crossings, say the owners.

Bringing solar power to a remote community in the Himalayas

BBC World News feed - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:20
A team of engineers trek into the remote region to bring a community electricity for the first time.

Jeffrey Kong: Singapore's Lego brick artist

BBC World News feed - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:47
Jeffrey Kong creates objects using Lego. He says it can be used as a form of self-expression

How Malawi reduced infant mortality

BBC World News feed - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:31
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.

Do male strip dancers feel objectified?

BBC World News feed - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:34
Where does the #MeToo movement leave male strip dancers? Newsnight's Emily Maitlis finds out.

Berlusconi's handshake advice for BBC reporter

BBC World News feed - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:04
The former Italian prime minister hopes to lead the next coalition government but is still as outspoken as ever.

Ethiopian cliff church gives priest daily test of faith

BBC World News feed - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 20:35
In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.

What it's like being a female director in Bollywood

BBC World News feed - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 20:21
Gauri Shinde talks about the challenges of working in a male-dominated industry.

Finland's new pandas enjoy snow

BBC World News feed - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 08:58
Finland's new pandas were being allowed outside for the first time since arriving in the country last month.

Florida students to lawmakers: 'Shame on you'

BBC World News feed - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 14:56
Students have been addressing a rally after the February 14 shooting in which 17 people died.

ICYMI: Tiny dogs and robots skiing (badly)

BBC World News feed - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 05:34
Some of the stories you might have missed this week.

Mexico earthquake: Tremor shakes newspaper office

BBC World News feed - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 04:49
Journalists at the office of Mexican newspaper Milenio film the moment a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit.