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Five snowmobilers die in avalanche

Fri, 2016-01-29 23:52
A "very large" avalanche in western Canada leaves at least five people on snowmobiles dead, authorities say.

VIDEO: New York from the very top

Fri, 2016-01-29 22:35
Known for enormous images of deserts, geographic features and mass animal migrations, aerial photographer George Steinmetz has turned his lens on New York.

VIDEO: Is this Messi's biggest fan?

Fri, 2016-01-29 22:20
A video has emerged of a five-year-old whose image went viral after he was photographed wearing a homemade Lionel Messi shirt.

Facebook bans private gun adverts

Fri, 2016-01-29 22:02
Private individuals will no longer be allowed to advertise guns on Facebook and Instagram after the sites announced rule changes.

Week in pictures

Fri, 2016-01-29 21:43
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

Is Bernie Sanders the US Jeremy Corbyn?

Fri, 2016-01-29 21:33
Bernie Sanders - the veteran socialist challenging Hillary Clinton for the White House - reminds many of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, but does the comparison hold water?

Will 'Black Lives Matter' change America in an election year?

Fri, 2016-01-29 21:28
Some say that this hashtag campaign may become a new civil rights movement.

The polygamy hoax that spread from Iraq to Eritrea

Fri, 2016-01-29 21:26
The lie about enforced polygamy goes international

Malaysia fund 'may be missing $4bn'

Fri, 2016-01-29 20:58
About $4bn (£2.8bn) may have been stolen from 1MBD investment fund owned by the Malaysian state, a Swiss prosecutor says.

VIDEO: 'Thank you for rescuing us'

Fri, 2016-01-29 20:36
Underground footage has emerged of four Chinese miners, taken just days before they were rescued in eastern Shandong province.

Why is Iowa like Leicester City FC?

Fri, 2016-01-29 20:32
Why the state of Iowa is like the luge

Brazil's race to find a Zika vaccine

Fri, 2016-01-29 20:29
BBC South America correspondent Wyre Davies reports on Brazil's race to find a Zika vaccine.

Why has Sweden got more boys than girls?

Fri, 2016-01-29 20:25
Why does Sweden have more teenage boys than girls?

Thousands to join Big Garden Birdwatch

Fri, 2016-01-29 20:16
More than half a million people are expected to take part in an annual birdwatch this weekend and record species spotted in gardens and parks.

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