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Superintendent: Why teachers carry guns in Fayetteville

BBC World News feed - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 18:03
Jeff Harvey, Fayetteville Superintendent, explained to BBC Radio 5 live why his school has adopted the ‘Guardian Program’ - a programme that allows select teachers to carry guns.

Slow death of the 'Amazon of its age'

BBC World News feed - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 18:00
Sears was once the titan of the US retail industry. Today, it's struggling to stay afloat.

Winnie Mandela on her and Nelson's struggle

BBC World News feed - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:06
In 1986, Winnie Mandela told the BBC how she met Nelson, and how their struggle left her "scarred".

Who was Winnie Mandela?

BBC World News feed - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:47
South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of Nelson Mandela dies aged 81.

Oklahoma teacher strike: 'I have 29 textbooks for 87 pupils'

BBC World News feed - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 04:44
Schools across Oklahoma are shutting down due to a major teacher strike.

The paired legacy of King and Kennedy

BBC World News feed - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 18:55
A New York photo exhibition looks at the relationship between Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King.

Viktor Yushchenko: Ukraine's ex-president on being poisoned

BBC World News feed - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 18:12
Viktor Yushchenko says he hopes Europe will wake up to the threat posed by Russia.

'I used to be a slave'

BBC World News feed - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 18:09
Rani Hong was kidnapped from her family in India and sold into slavery. Now she lives in the US and fights human trafficking.

Dumping pesticides, using ducks instead

BBC World News feed - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 18:06
Bernard Poujol believes ducks are the future for rice farms, but he hasn't quite perfected his technique.

Alligator pulled from Florida family's swimming pool

BBC World News feed - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 02:55
The 11ft alligator was discovered swimming around outside a Florida family's home.

Pope Francis baptises Italy's 'migrant hero' at Easter service

BBC World News feed - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 22:30
A Nigerian man who stopped a supermarket thief armed with a cleaver is baptised by the Pope.

Skripal poisoning: Russian diplomats leave Washington

BBC World News feed - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 19:29
Expelled Russian diplomats leave their embassy in Washington to fly home.

The 83-year-old lingerie model with a powerful message about ageing

BBC World News feed - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 19:19
This 83-year-old, who's thought to be the world’s oldest lingerie model, has a powerful message about ageing.

Inside train used by Kim Jong-un to travel to China

BBC World News feed - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 03:05
On his first known foreign trip, newly released footage shows Kim meeting with Xi Jinping on his train.

Chocolate, cherries and Craig David

BBC World News feed - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 02:20
Some stories you may have missed over the past seven days. Let's fill you in.

Australia ball-tampering: David Warner's tearful apology

BBC World News feed - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 00:28
Australian cricketer David Warner cries as he admits he may never play for his country again.

Breaking Pakistan's period taboo

BBC World News feed - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 18:53
Wasma Imran and Mahin Khan founded the Recircle Cup, to help those who cannot afford sanitary towels in Pakistan.

Costa Rica polls: 'People hate us, we might move to Spain'

BBC World News feed - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 18:43
A Costa Rican couple talks about their fears ahead of polls dominated by the issue of same-sex marriage .

Test-launch footage of Russian ballistic missile Satan 2

BBC World News feed - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 06:28
Russia's President Putin claims it can penetrate any defence shield.

The South Korean rock band returning to perform in Pyongyang

BBC World News feed - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 02:06
When rock band YB were in North Korea 16 years ago, their performance moved some concert-goers to tears.