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US election: Trump lashes out at Republican chief Paul Ryan

Tue, 2016-10-11 12:16
Donald Trump says the "shackles are off" as he rips into the most senior elected US Republican as a "weak and ineffective" leader.

Has Pokemon gone from Netherlands beaches?

Tue, 2016-10-11 11:33
The BBC's Anna Holligan reports on an apparent ban on Pokemon Go on some beaches in the Netherlands.

France's first drug room for addicts to inject opens in Paris

Tue, 2016-10-11 11:17
A Paris hospital opens France's first "shooting gallery" - a safe place where drug addicts can inject under medical supervision.

US men's toilets to get baby facilities

Tue, 2016-10-11 11:11
Male toilets in public buildings in the US must now have baby changing facilities, according to a new law signed by President Barack Obama.

The Syrians turning barrel bombs into power

Tue, 2016-10-11 09:46
Syrians are using barrels from barrel bombs to help create electricity.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: What went wrong?

Tue, 2016-10-11 09:14
Rory Cellan-Jones explains the decline and fall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.

IS confirms death of propaganda chief Abu Mohammed al-Furqan

Tue, 2016-10-11 08:49
So-called Islamic State confirms the death last month of one of its most senior leaders, information minister Abu Mohammed al-Furqan.

Rod Stewart receives knighthood

Tue, 2016-10-11 08:49
Pop star Rod Stewart receives a knighthood from Prince William at an investiture ceremony in Buckingham Palace.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 flames out: Experts react

Tue, 2016-10-11 08:35
Experts question whether Samsung should have killed off the Note 7 and ask which rival will benefit most.

Iran hanging: Fears for child bride Zeinab Sekaanvand

Tue, 2016-10-11 07:54
A young woman whose execution was delayed while she was pregnant may be hanged in Iran within days, after she gave birth to a stillborn baby.

World Health Organisation backs tax on sugary foods and drinks

Tue, 2016-10-11 07:16
The World Health Organisation throws its weight behind national governments who tax soft drinks because of their sugar content, saying a 20% price increase lowers consumption.

Mexican actor Gonzalo Vega dies aged 69

Tue, 2016-10-11 07:09
Mexican actor Gonzalo Vega, who starred in the popular film The Noble Family, dies at the age of 69 of bone marrow cancer.

Australia same-sex marriage vote blocked by opposition

Tue, 2016-10-11 07:03
Australian opposition MPs says they will block plans to for a national vote on same-sex marriage, saying the decision should be up to parliament.