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Viewsnight: Will American democracy survive Donald Trump?

BBC World News feed - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:59
In this Viewsnight, LSE fellow Brian Klaas sets out four scenarios for American democracy in 2020.

Syria war: Children living under air strikes in Eastern Ghouta

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 22:13
Syrian government forces are trying to starve rebels into submission and those suffering include children.

Why Jerusalem matters

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 21:14
The city's importance explained, as Trump is set to announce plans to move the US embassy in Israel there.

Alabama evangelicals at a crossroads over Roy Moore

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:17
The Senate candidate, embroiled in misconduct claims, has created a rift among some churchgoers.

The Danish supermarket chain selling 'surplus food'

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:09
A small chain of supermarkets in Denmark is selling what it calls "surplus food", products which have passed the "best before" date or have not quite met manufacturer's rules.

Ukraine's rescued bears

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:09
A number of bears rescued from captivity get a second chance at life in a sanctuary.

Kenya widows fight sexual 'cleansing' practise

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:04
The ritual forces women to have sex for three days, often with strangers, after their husbands die.

Former Georgia leader freed after standoff in Kiev

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 13:53
Jonah Fisher watched as Mr Saakashvili's car was surrounded by his supporters and Ukrainian police.

Luxury dog hotel opens in India

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:34
The Critterati in Gurgaon claims to be South Asia's first luxury hotel for canines.

Second attempt at Pontiac Silverdome demolition succeeds

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:09
At first the demolition of the Pontiac Silverdome didn't go as planned.

Ali Abdullah Saleh: Why his death is a big deal for Yemen

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:37
Yemen's ex-President ruled for 33 years, but his influence extended well beyond that, as Mai Noman explains.

Pizza night aboard the International Space Station

BBC World News feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 05:44
Crew members aboard the International Space Station are treated to a special meal.

Anyone for a sushi croissant?

BBC World News feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 21:07
BBC Minute finds out what foods will be popular in 2018.

Catalonia elections prompt crackdown on colour yellow

BBC World News feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 19:55
Yellow lights and even yellow fountains are not allowed as campaigning for Catalonia's election begins.

Ice breaks during dog rescue bid

BBC World News feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 17:31
A firefighter scrambles to save a pet dog who ventured out on to thin ice in Canada.

The 'peace diamond' of Sierra Leone

BBC World News feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 17:24
Half of the proceeds from the sale of the 709 carat gem will be invested in the local community.

Tortured by Syrian extremists 'who received UK aid'

BBC World News feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:41
The Nour al-Din al-Zinki group in Syria took funds through a UK-backed project, BBC Panorama finds.

Brigitte Macron names France's first baby panda

BBC World News feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:21
The French president's wife got a shock when she went to name the first panda born in her country.

Bored teen in Kentucky builds his own rollercoaster

BBC World News feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 13:13
Logan Moore surprised family and neighbours when he quickly built a wooden structure in the backyard.

South Korea and US stage 'largest' air drill

BBC World News feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:13
North Korea accuses them of "begging for nuclear war", days after it fired its 'highest' missile.