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VIDEO: Wildlife laws flouted in Peru market

Wed, 2015-05-13 13:09
The BBC has filmed footage of endangered black caimans for sale on a market in Peru where there is meant to be a ban on the trade of any wildlife.

Tokyo bans drones in parks

Wed, 2015-05-13 13:04
The local government in the Japanese capital bans drones, saying the devices pose a danger to park visitors

Who are the Ismailis?

Wed, 2015-05-13 13:00
Following the killing of dozens of Ismaili Shia Muslims in Karachi, what do we know about the sect?

VIDEO: A guide to Burundi

Wed, 2015-05-13 12:35
After a coup is launched against Burundi's president, BBC News takes a 50-second look at the country's recent past.

10 things that Prince Charles wrote letters about

Wed, 2015-05-13 12:07
10 things that Prince Charles wrote to ministers about

VIDEO: Islamic State deputy reported killed

Wed, 2015-05-13 11:55
The second-in-command of the group calling itself Islamic State has been killed in a US-led coalition air strike in northern Iraq, the Iraqi ministry of defence says.

Barcelona FC to face tax fraud trial

Wed, 2015-05-13 11:54
A Spanish judge has ordered Barcelona football club to stand trial over claims they tried to mislead tax authorities during the transfer of Brazilian star Neymar.

Prince Charles's letters published

Wed, 2015-05-13 11:51
Private letters sent by the Prince of Wales to Labour ministers on subjects ranging from army equipment to the dominance of supermarkets are published after a legal battle.

Tom Hardy 'ready' for next Mad Max

Wed, 2015-05-13 11:48
British actor Tom Hardy says he is "totally ready" to reprise the role of Mad Max in the next film in a planned trilogy.

VIDEO: Survivor testifies at Nazi guard trial

Wed, 2015-05-13 11:44
Auschwitz survivors continue to testify at the trial of a former guard at the Nazi death camp.

Harriet Tubman urged for $20 bill

Wed, 2015-05-13 11:34
Voters of an online poll have overwhelmingly chosen famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman to replace seventh U.S. president Andrew Jackson on the twenty dollar bill.

VIDEO: Rescue work resumes in Nepal

Wed, 2015-05-13 10:45
Work to recover bodies from the rubble of the earthquake in Nepal resumes a day after a second earthquake hit the region.

Ukraine hits back at 'Facebook trolls'

Wed, 2015-05-13 10:42
A campaign urges Facebook to act against what activists describe as Russian attempts to silence pro-Ukrainian voices.

The sport reporter and the obscene ranter who lost his job

Wed, 2015-05-13 10:18
How one female TV reporter confronted her harasser

VIDEO: Burundians celebrate coup declaration

Wed, 2015-05-13 10:09
People in Burundi take to the streets to celebrate the apparent ousting of President Nkurunziza after the military declares a coup against him.

China imposes smartwatch army ban

Wed, 2015-05-13 10:01
The official newspaper of China's army says recruits have been forbidden from wearing smartwatches and other internet-connected kit.

Islamic State deputy leader 'killed'

Wed, 2015-05-13 09:54
The second-in-command of Islamic State, Abu Alaa al-Afri, has been killed in a US-led coalition air strike, the Iraqi government says.

Duty of care breached on Corfu deaths

Wed, 2015-05-13 09:48
Thomas Cook "breached its duty of care" in the case of two children who died from carbon monoxide poisoning while on holiday in Corfu, an inquest rules.

VIDEO: Asia heads global school league

Wed, 2015-05-13 09:32
An international study of how schools perform puts Asian countries in the top five places, and the UK in 20th place.

Google in 'right to be forgotten' talks

Wed, 2015-05-13 09:24
The Information Commissioner's Office is looking into 48 cases in which Google refused 'right to be forgotten' requests and could take enforcement action.