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Mexico: Thousands protest against same-sex marriage proposal

Sat, 2016-09-24 21:40
Thousands of people protest in Mexico City against a government proposal to legalise same sex-marriage, which they say undermines traditional families.

Chateau boot camp

Sat, 2016-09-24 20:50
France is planning a string rehabilitation centres to combat extremism. But the first to open is already proving controversial.

Dashcam footage: 'He is passively stepping back'

Sat, 2016-09-24 20:36
Keith Lamont Scott's family lawyer gave his reaction to the release of the footage.

Weekend Edition

Sat, 2016-09-24 20:29
Stories you may have missed in the past seven days.

Charlotte police release dashcam and bodycam footage

Sat, 2016-09-24 20:08
Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, have released officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.

In pictures

Sat, 2016-09-24 19:55
A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including the Emmy Awards, the Mobo nominations and the unveiling of a new Winnie-The-Pooh character.

Grand Canyon in blue

Sat, 2016-09-24 19:38
President Barack Obama has created the first underwater national monument off the US east coast, protecting a vast ecosystem of canyons and extinct volcanoes. It is home to thousands of rare species, but is also a source of controversy.

Angry quilter

Sat, 2016-09-24 19:28
Nedra Bonds explains what motivated her to turn the family tradition of quilting into a platform for political protest.

Prize catch

Sat, 2016-09-24 19:20
The BBC's James Badcock examines how activists doggedly pursued their country's former economy minister and IMF chief, Rodrigo Rato, over corruption claims.

Foolish prince

Sat, 2016-09-24 19:15
Ethiopian prince Lij Iyasu was deposed after fears he had converted to Islam. But it also put an end to the threat of Ethiopia entering into World War One, writes Martin Plaut.

Sir Bradley Wiggins: No unfair advantage from drug

Sat, 2016-09-24 19:08
Cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins tells the BBC he was not trying to gain an unfair advantage from being allowed to use a banned steroid before major races.

Uefa had Forest-Anderlecht referee bribe evidence 'for four years'

Sat, 2016-09-24 19:01
European football chiefs were handed evidence of referee bribing in of one of the sport's greatest corruption scandals more than four years before taking action, it is claimed.

Anthony Crolla loses his lightweight title to Jorge Linares

Sat, 2016-09-24 18:54
Anthony Crolla loses his WBA lightweight title to Venezuelan Jorge Linares in a gruelling fight at Manchester Arena.

Syria conflict: UN chief 'appalled' by Aleppo escalation

Sat, 2016-09-24 18:51
UN chief Ban Ki-moon is "appalled by the chilling military escalation" in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, his spokesman says.

President Obama opens African-American Smithsonian Museum

Sat, 2016-09-24 17:31
President Obama has opened the Smithsonian Institution's first national museum about African-American history in Washington DC.

Man arrested over Pippa Middleton iCloud hacking claims

Sat, 2016-09-24 17:25
Police investigating claims that Pippa Middleton's iCloud account was hacked arrest a 35-year-old man in Northamptonshire.

Champions League of Darts: Phil Taylor thrashes Michael van Gerwen to reach semis

Sat, 2016-09-24 17:14
Phil Taylor thumps world number one Michael van Gerwen to qualify for the semi-finals of the Champions League of Darts.

Police to release bodycam footage of Keith Scott shooting

Sat, 2016-09-24 16:55
Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, say they will release officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of a black man last week.

Las Palmas 2-2 Real Madrid

Sat, 2016-09-24 16:47
Substitute Sergio Araujo scores a late equaliser for Las Palmas as Real Madrid fail to win for the second successive game.

Opposition rejects Gabon court's ruling on Ali Bongo election win

Sat, 2016-09-24 16:41
Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping has said a constitution court ruling which upheld President Ali Bongo's election victory was "unjust".

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