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How the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal unfolded

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 19:34
The social media giant now believes up to 87 million people's data was improperly shared.

Why are female mass shooters so rare?

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:55
Nasim Aghdam's attack at YouTube HQ was a rare occurrence: only 4% of mass shooters in the US are female.

Trash Robot cleans up Chicago River's rubbish

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:24
The robot connects to the internet so web users can control it and donate to pay maintenance costs.

Inside New York's taxi 'crisis'

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:16
Yellow taxis are symbolic of New York. But ride-hailing apps mean cabbies find it harder to make a living.

What would you do with free money?

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:13
Villagers in Kenya are taking part in the world's largest trial to see what happens when charity cash goes directly to the people who need it.

Russians protest over 'toxic' landfill near Moscow

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:01
The Russian capital has no recycling programme and its expanding rubbish landfills are causing health problems.

When Uber drivers replace ambulances

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:55
Uber drivers in the US are complaining that an increasing number of customers are using them like an ambulance service.

Using astronomy to save a species

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 15:25
Scientists have been developing a technique to count animals that is usually used to map stars.

Great white shark follows police off Australian coast

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 09:46
They were patrolling off the South Australian coast when they noticed something behind them.

The train that drives through a market

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 09:33
Eight times a day a remarkable scene unfolds in Maeklong Market near Bangkok.

The moment Americans heard Martin Luther King Jr had died

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 07:18
From a rally in Indiana to a theatre in New York, this is how Americans reacted on 4 April 1968.

Florida shooting students: 'Clear bags don't make me feel secure'

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:03
Two survivors of the Florida school shooting speak about having to wear transparent bags to class.

How the attack on YouTube's HQ in San Bruno unfolded

BBC World News feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 00:31
A female suspect is dead and three others wounded after a gun attack on the video sharing site's HQ.

Russia's bitter taste of capitalism

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 18:30
Chaos and hardship hit Russia with the rapid market reforms in early 1992, weeks after the collapse of the USSR.

Mexico's mixed-race beauty contest

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 18:28
Mexico's "Prettiest Flower in the Land" contest promotes its mixed indigenous and Spanish heritage.

Ukraine: On patrol with the far-right National Militia

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 18:13
Ukraine's National Militia says it "polices" the streets. So why does it also fight the police themselves?

MLK anniversary: What's changed in America's most segregated city?

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 18:03
Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr's death, a stark racial divide remains in Milwaukee.

Tearful reunion with missing daughter

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:40
Wang Mingqing and his wife Liu Dengying had looked for Qifeng since she disappeared aged three in 1994.

Two trains hit trucks on crossings in Georgia, US

BBC World News feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:17
Two different trains hit lorries stuck on level crossings within three days in Georgia, US.

Meet the Ethiopian man who walks on his hands

BBC World News feed - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 18:37
Dirar Abohoy lives for walking on his hands. Just don't ask his mum what she thinks of his hobby.