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VIDEO: The onion that doesn't make you cry

Wed, 2015-02-18 19:03
A British farmer claims to have developed a new variety of red onion which does not cause people to cry when it is chopped.

How random is a random playlist?

Wed, 2015-02-18 19:01
Does your music player's 'random' button actually do what it says?

VIDEO: Greek euro exit explained - with kebab

Wed, 2015-02-18 19:01
BBC News looks at how Greece could change its currency, if it decides to leave the eurozone.

VIDEO: Inside Myanmar's troubled Kokang

Wed, 2015-02-18 19:00
Inside the troubled Myanmar town on China's doorstep

Former rap star Vanilla Ice arrested

Wed, 2015-02-18 18:27
Former rap and home improvement star Vanilla Ice is arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft in the US state of Florida, police say.

Ukraine calls for UN peacekeepers

Wed, 2015-02-18 17:51
President Petro Poroshenko calls for UN peacekeepers to be sent to eastern Ukraine after his forces withdraw from the besieged city of Debaltseve.

Australian wins US terror appeal

Wed, 2015-02-18 17:49
An Australian former Guantanamo Bay detainee, David Hicks, successfully challenges his terrorism conviction in the US.

Foo Fighters to headline Glastonbury

Wed, 2015-02-18 17:38
After wining best international band at the NME Awards, Foo Fighters announce they are topping Friday night at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

Terror arrest of woman with baby

Wed, 2015-02-18 17:14
A woman travelling with her one-year-old son is arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences.

FC Basel 1-1 FC Porto

Wed, 2015-02-18 16:50
Referee Mark Clattenburg awards a disputed penalty that gives Porto the edge in their Champions League tie against Basel.

FC Schalke 04 0-2 Real Madrid

Wed, 2015-02-18 16:47
Cristiano Ronaldo scores for the first time in a month as Real Madrid beat Schalke in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

VIDEO: The Chinese puppet shows dying out

Wed, 2015-02-18 16:35
Trying to keep Chinese shadow puppetry alive

Exploring Hong Kong's new year market

Wed, 2015-02-18 16:33
What Hong Kong's new year fair says about the city

Australia's 'beautiful prison' in Papua New Guinea

Wed, 2015-02-18 16:31
The asylum seekers shunted from Australia to Papua New Guinea

England display embarrassing - Gooch

Wed, 2015-02-18 16:14
Ex-England captain Graham Gooch says Eoin Morgan's side were "embarrassing" in their World Cup defeat by Australia.

Fed 'unlikely' to raise rates soon

Wed, 2015-02-18 15:39
Officials at the Federal Reserve are unlikely to raise interest rates soon, the latest minutes from the bank's January meeting have revealed.

Obama: More needed to end extremism

Wed, 2015-02-18 15:25
US President Barack Obama has said the fight against violent extremism cannot be won by military power alone.

Saved after being mistaken for seal

Wed, 2015-02-18 14:28
A man in Nova Scotia has been rescued from a snow storm after being mistaken for a seal.

Armstrong admits driving charge

Wed, 2015-02-18 14:23
US cyclist Lance Armstrong, who won and was then stripped of seven Tour de France titles, pleads guilty to careless driving in the ski resort of Aspen.

West's 'light touch' failed Libya

Wed, 2015-02-18 14:01
Did the West's "limited intervention" policy lead Libya down a path of destruction, the BBC's James Robbins asks.

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