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Kenya election 2017: People in Kibera on their future hopes

BBC World News feed - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 05:33
People have been turning out to vote in large numbers in Kibera, Nairobi, in Kenya's general election.

From fishing to golfing: how Trump and Putin holiday

BBC World News feed - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 18:38
Both world leaders took a break, but their approaches to time off are quite different.

Fleeing Trump: Couple leaving the Carolinas for Canada

BBC World News feed - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:28
Many anti-Trump Americans talked about leaving the US for Canada. This couple is actually doing it.

Driver crawls across ladder in Texas floods

BBC World News feed - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:07
Firefighters in Texas extend a ladder to a stranded driver as the floodwaters wreak havoc below.

Australian teenager describes flesh-eating bug attack

BBC World News feed - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 13:10
Australian teenager Sam Kanizay had to be treated in hospital after paddling on a Melbourne beach.

Car crash: Camera captures Chongqing smash and aftermath

BBC World News feed - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:24
A camera in a road tunnel captures the impact and aftermath of a high-speed car crash.

Summer storms lash southern and central Europe

BBC World News feed - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:08
As half the continent deals with a heatwave dubbed "Lucifer", the other half battles rain and wind.

Milan kidnap case model Chloe Ayling 'feared for life'

BBC World News feed - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:42
A British model allegedly kidnapped in Italy says it was a "terrifying experience".

Japan's 'golden coder' making games apps aged 82

BBC World News feed - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 09:52
Masako Wakamiya took up programming when she retired from her bank clerk job.

Four men who negotiate with IS

BBC World News feed - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 05:49
Four men are negotiating with Islamic State over the release of Yazidi women

Sarahah: The honesty app that's got everyone talking

BBC World News feed - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:48
Sarahah is an app from Saudi Arabia which allows users to send messages anonymously.

Surf dogs compete at World Championships in US

BBC World News feed - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:38
It's the second time the competition has been held in the US.

Hungry bears scavenge for food in Romanian town

BBC World News feed - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 19:15
The animals have been leaving the mountains to scavenge for food in local homes.

How the British army is tackling elephant poaching

BBC World News feed - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:44
Soldiers are sharing tactics from Iraq and Afghanistan to help gamekeepers in Gabon tackle poaching.

Developing sensors to help Japan's farmers

BBC World News feed - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:39
Lisa Kikuchi of SenSprout tells the BBC how she is developing soil moisture sensors to help Japan's farmers.

My partition journey back to the village my dad fled

BBC World News feed - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:27
Binita’s father had to flee when his family’s home was attacked. Now she wants to find the people who helped him escape.

Ziplines not pipelines: A family's treetop pipeline protest

BBC World News feed - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:12
It's ziplines versus a Sunoco pipeline in one Pennsylvania family's backyard.

Japanese people practising nuclear attack drills

BBC World News feed - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:07
Villagers along the north-west coast of Japan are being ordered to take part in air raid drills.

Your weekly dose of happy news

BBC World News feed - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 04:42
It's not all doom and gloom - we reckon at least one of these stories will get you smiling.

Blue Whale: World's largest heart on display in rare exhibition

BBC World News feed - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 23:17
The whale heart at Royal Ontario Museum Canada is a rare find, as blue whale carcasses usually sink.