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Woman challenges definition of 'feminine' on Thesaurus.com

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:14
Thesaurus.com says it will review its entry after Kaya Day complained about the word's "comical" synonyms.

'I knew I had to get out' of DR Congo

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:41
The crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo has produced millions of refugees. Some are finding sanctuary in Uganda.

How a US grandmother foiled an alleged school shooting plot

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:01
When a US grandmother found her grandson's troubling journal entries, she called the police.

Russians conducted 'information warfare' on US election

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:53
US Deputy Attorney General says Russians began interfering with the US election process as early as 2014.

Female driver leads LA police on a high-speed chase

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:12
A reporter in a helicopter was able to capture - and commentate on - the high-speed pursuit.

Oxfam sex scandal: Are foreign charities welcome in Haiti?

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:31
The Oxfam sex scandal has put the spotlight on the work done by non-government organisations in Haiti.

Florida school shooting: Thousands mourn at vigil

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 04:58
Fred Guttenberg's daughter Jaime was killed in the Florida shooting, he paid tribute to her at a vigil.

Oxfam head: 'I know we have a problem'

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:39
Executive Director of Oxfam International Winnie Byanyima says she does not know how many sexual predators are still working for the charity.

Man sharing house with leopards and bears

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:14
Social activist Prakash Amte says the animals at his rescue centre will never harm him.

Hot on Instagram - but is it art?

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:05
Should social media-friendly experiences designed to make striking photos be considered art?

Florida shooting: Trump warns against inaction

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:54
But the president offers no specific ways to make schools safer - and doesn't mentions guns at all.

Cyril Ramaphosa: The long road to power in South Africa

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:50
Cyril Ramaphosa is South Africa's new president. He was an activist as a student and went on to work closely with Nelson Mandela.

Florida shooting: Gunman opens fire in a classroom

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:37
A student captures the horrifying moment Nikolas Cruz began shooting in a Florida classroom.

South Africa: Hopes for the future after Zuma's departure

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:15
South Africans share their feelings about Jacob Zuma's presidency and what they hope for the future.

Rio Carnival: Evil rat stars in winning political parade

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:07
Beija Flor samba school wins Rio Carnival with a show sharply criticising corruption in Brazil.

North Korea cheerleader: 'We were on the frontline'

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:08
Former North Korean cheerleader Han Seo-hee shares what it was like being in the "army of beauties".

Chinese New Year food: How to get rich tossing fish

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:30
Every Chinese New Year families in Singapore and Malaysia toss a fish salad for luck and prosperity.

World Hacks: ‘How improv helped me beat anxiety’

BBC World News feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 20:06
The class aiming to improve people's mental health by teaching them how to ad-lib.

Morgan Tsvangirai: The man who took on Robert Mugabe

BBC World News feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 19:45
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, was best known for standing up to Robert Mugabe.

Pampered pooches: China's luxury hotel for dogs

BBC World News feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 19:32
Pets get treated to cinema and swimming pools as China welcomes the Year of the Dog.