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Will you marry me? Australian politician proposes in parliament

BBC World News feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:55
Tim Wilson asks his partner to marry him during his speech on the same-sex marriage bill.

What is a 'supermoon'?

BBC World News feed - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 21:25
Tom Kerrs from the Royal Observatory explains the phenomenon that causes the moon to look larger and brighter.

Dubai's grand plan to become a global technology hub

BBC World News feed - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 19:19
Dubai has amazed the world recently with the hi-technology gadgetry it is adopting. Jeremy Howell looks at its plan to become a global tech hub.

Schoolgirl invents low-cost lead detecting device

BBC World News feed - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 19:16
Gitanjali Rao's device uses carbon nanotubes to detect the presence of lead in water.

Take Belfast 'Troubles' taxi tour

BBC World News feed - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 19:15
As Brexit looms, we visit Belfast's peace walls, and meet those working to unite both sides in uncertain times.

Albania homes destroyed by deadly floods

BBC World News feed - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 12:07
At least one person is killed and 1,500 left stranded after days of heavy rain.

Pontiac Silverdome stadium fails to implode near Detroit

BBC World News feed - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:49
Detroit's Pontiac Silverdome stadium is still standing after Sunday's planned demolition didn't go to plan.

Japan's cherry blossoms get winter makeover

BBC World News feed - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 08:39
The surprising secret behind Tokyo's winter blooms.

North Korea denounces US 'nuclear war mania'

BBC World News feed - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 05:53
In a foreign ministry statement read out on state TV, North Korea blames the US for escalating tensions.

Ireland's Late Late Toy Show surprise

BBC World News feed - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 04:46
Adam and Kayla's visit to the show left the audience "in bits". Here's why.

Meet one of the nominees in Liberia's hunt for most trustworthy official

BBC World News feed - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 21:09
Meet one of five nominees in Integrity Idol Liberia 2017, as voting enters the last week in the country's hunt for most trustworthy official.

From war wounded to medal winner: Ukrainian soldier's journey

BBC World News feed - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 19:12
Vadym Svyrydenko lost all four limbs in the war in eastern Ukraine but is now an athlete.

ICYMI: Hanks thanks for Polish Fiat

BBC World News feed - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 06:59
What do you get a guy who has everything? Just ask the people of a town in Poland.

Hawaii tests nuclear warning siren

BBC World News feed - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:02
The US state of Hawaii has tested its nuclear warning siren for the first time since the end of the Cold War.

How Pussy Riot turned to protest art

BBC World News feed - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 19:29
Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina is behind the Saatchi Gallery’s latest exhibition in London.

A city built for scientists

BBC World News feed - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 19:08
A huge "science city" was built in the middle of a Siberian forest in 1957.

Completely blind backpacker travelling around the world

BBC World News feed - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 19:07
Mr Giles’s first solo trip was to New Orleans in 2000 - he has now visited more than 120 countries.

Sanremo tornado: Huge waterspout forms off Italian coast

BBC World News feed - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:36
It was spotted off the coast of Sanremo and moved inland as a tornado, causing damage in the city.

Pope uses the 'R' word

BBC World News feed - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:29
While meeting a group of Muslim Rohingya refugees, Pope Francis referred to them by name for the first time on his Asian visit.

Crowds shout at ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn at court

BBC World News feed - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
Trump's former National Security Advisor has admitted lying to the FBI about dealings with Russia.