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Same-sex marriage: Australian senator's tearful speech

BBC World News feed - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 07:20
An Australian senator breaks down during emotional same-sex marriage speech.

Is Japanese tattoo art being snuffed out?

BBC World News feed - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 07:16
Japan’s tattoo artists fear the loss of centuries of culture after a landmark court case

What Toronto makes of its new 'princess'

BBC World News feed - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 07:13
Meghan Markle has been living for the last few years in Canada, but public appearances are few and far between.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from the beginning

BBC World News feed - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 05:36
The story of Prince Harry and his fiancee, US actor Meghan Markle

Scientists warn Lake Victoria is dying

BBC World News feed - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 01:26
They blame over-fishing and pollution for severely damaged fish stocks in Africa's largest freshwater lake.

Mt Agung: Is large Bali volcano eruption inevitable?

BBC World News feed - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 22:41
A volcano expert answers questions about what is happening at Mount Agung on Indonesia's Bali island.

Creating 'vertical villages' in Singapore

BBC World News feed - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 19:18
In Singapore planners are creating "vertical villages" for people living in high-rise apartments.

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: Hopes for North Korea's ice skaters

BBC World News feed - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 19:15
A North Korean ice-skating duo have qualified for the Olympics. Can sport go where diplomacy can't?

Mugabe 'wasn't offered anything' to resign

BBC World News feed - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 16:39
A resignation mediator says he can't confirm reports that Zimbabwe's ex-leader was given $10m (£7.5m).

Archbishop ends Zimbabwe protest

BBC World News feed - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 07:09
The Archbishop of York had not worn one for 10 years as a symbolic protest over Robert Mugabe.

Bali's Mount Agung sent a thick plume 4,000m into the sky

BBC World News feed - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 05:20
Some flights were cancelled after Bali's Mount Agung emitted a thick plume of ash and gas which reached 4,000m (13,100 feet).

The Chinese city of Ningbo is rocked by a deadly blast

BBC World News feed - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 03:52
A large explosion kills at least two people at an industrial site in the Chinese city of Ningbo.

New Jersey's first Sikh mayor

BBC World News feed - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 19:55
Ravi Bhalla, Hoboken's new mayor, says cities and states must fight for Americans' rights.

Inside the secretive state of Uzbekistan

BBC World News feed - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 19:01
The BBC visits the central Asian republic for the first time in over 12 years.

The woman leading amputees to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

BBC World News feed - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 19:01
Mona Patel lost her leg after being hit by a drink driver. Now she has set up a foundation that supports other amputees.

Battle of Cambrai: The tanks that changed warfare

BBC World News feed - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 13:44
Deborah was one of 400 tanks used in the Battle of Cambrai during World War One.

Egypt mosque attack: 'I saw 10 to 20 people with weapons'

BBC World News feed - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 06:59
Magdy Rezk survived the gun and bomb attack in north Egypt which killed more than 300 people.

Trudeau apology to aboriginal children

BBC World News feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 17:54
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau issues an apology to aboriginal children removed from their families.

Emmerson Mnangagwa: Who is the man known as the ‘crocodile’?

BBC World News feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:58
Emmerson Mnangagwa has achieved a long-held ambition to become Zimbabwe's president. But who is he?

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa: Mugabe 'a father and mentor'

BBC World News feed - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:53
Zimbabwe's new president paid tribute to his predecessor and promised to rebuild the country.