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Victims' father attacks Larry Nassar in courtroom

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:14
Randall Margraves requested to be locked into a room with Nassar, who abused three of his daughters.

Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil makes prediction

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 08:00
Thousands of people gathered in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, to witness a groundhog named Phil make his annual prediction on how long the North American winter will last.

French climber Elisabeth Revol describes 'Killer Mountain' rescue

BBC World News feed - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:14
French climber Elisabeth Revol says, to be rescued, she had to leave her climbing partner behind.

Egypt election: Al-Sisi one of two remaining candidates

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 23:05
This presidential race started out with seven candidates, but is down to only two. Here's why.

SLEEPCINEMAHOTEL: Where they want you to fall asleep

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 19:50
Ever nodded off at the pictures? This one's for you.

Super Bowl: Two storied US cities ready for battle

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 19:08
Boston and Philadelphia, two cities steeped in history, are set to face off on Super Bowl Sunday.

Inside China's police state

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 16:52
Inside China's police state, where a man would rather his family die than be detained in a camp.

World's longest zip wire opens in the UAE

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 13:02
The world’s longest zip wire is opening in the United Arab Emirates on Friday.

Flooded Paris street delights wakeboarders

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:11
A flooded Paris street gives wakeboarders an opportunity to practise in town.

'We're goofballs': Historic Nigeria bobsleighers

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 10:53
Nigeria's women's bobsleigh team will make history in Pyeongchang this month when they become the first Nigerians to compete at a Winter Olympics.

Hijab Ambassador Shazia Hossen on why she started wearing one

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 03:17
Nike's first UK Hijab Ambassador Shazia Hossen and journalist Asha-Luul Hussein on why they started wearing a hijab in adulthood.

Singapore vaping ban: My last legal puff

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 02:25
One Singapore vaper shares his thoughts on the ban on e-cigarettes.

Are we missing the real opioid drug crisis?

BBC World News feed - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 00:34
While the US suffers an overdose epidemic, most of the world misses out on painkillers.

Space shuttle Columbia crew, who never came back

BBC World News feed - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 19:17
It's 15 years since disaster struck as the Columbia returned to Earth following a research mission.

St Francis Xavier relic visits dozens of Canadian cities

BBC World News feed - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 19:03
Thousands across Canada have attended public veneration for the right forearm of St Francis Xavier.

Afghanistan veteran: 'UK troop withdrawal was political move'

BBC World News feed - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 18:06
Taliban fighters, whom US-led forces spent billions of dollars trying to defeat, are now openly active in 70% of Afghanistan, a BBC study has found.

Ahed Tamimi: Was Palestinian teenager’s ‘slap’ terrorism?

BBC World News feed - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 17:08
Jeremy Bowen speaks to the father of Ahed Tamimi and a member of the Israeli parliament.

The 'super blue blood Moon' across the world

BBC World News feed - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:23
Eyes around the globe have been turning to the skies to view the lunar event.

Meet 'Iron Biby' from Africa who wants to be the world's strongest man

BBC World News feed - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:28
Cheick Sanou, known as Iron Biby, was bullied when he was young. Now the man from Burkina Faso has turned his weight into his strength and wants to be the world's strongest man.

Jacinda Ardern's partner Clarke Gayford on his impending new role

BBC World News feed - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:23
Clarke Gayford will be a stay-at-home dad when Jacinda Ardern returns to work as prime minister.