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Nicola Thorp: 'No regrets' over high heel rebellion

Thu, 2016-06-23 03:34
Nicola Thorp describes her fight to try change the law on wearing high heels

Solar Impulse completes Atlantic crossing with landing in Seville

Thu, 2016-06-23 03:11
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, lands in the southern Spanish city of Seville to complete its historic Atlantic crossing.

Amjad Sabri: Pakistanis mourn famed singer after attack

Thu, 2016-06-23 02:59
Pakistanis mourn Amjad Sabri, one of country's most famous singers of Sufi devotional music, who was shot dead in Karachi on Wednesday.

Wladimir Klitschko: Tyson Fury comments 'sounded like Hitler'

Thu, 2016-06-23 02:55
Wladimir Klitschko says heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury's recent comments about Jewish people made him sound "like Hitler".

Darth Vader is set for a Star Wars comeback in the prequel film, Rogue One

Thu, 2016-06-23 02:52
One of cinema's greatest villains will make some sort of appearance in the Star Wars prequel film, Rogue One.

China's Communist Party members given quiz online

Thu, 2016-06-23 01:49
All 87 million members of the Chinese Communist Party are being asked to complete a 20 question quiz testing their knowledge of party doctrine.

Nigeria Boko Haram: Scores of refugees starved to death - MSF

Thu, 2016-06-23 01:17
Nearly 200 people fleeing Boko Haram militants have died of starvation in the Nigerian city of Bama in the past month, medical charity MSF says.

Moment boy rescued from rubble following Aleppo air strike

Thu, 2016-06-23 01:05
The BBC has obtained exclusive material from activists from the divided northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

Democrats stage gun law protest in House of Representatives

Thu, 2016-06-23 00:15
Democrats in the US Congress are staging a protest in the House of Representatives.

Behind the scenes at the count

Wed, 2016-06-22 22:28
How Manchester Town Hall is staging the official announcement of the EU referendum result.

Most London LGBT people 'hide sexuality'

Wed, 2016-06-22 22:16
A majority of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community feel the need to lie about their gender or sexual identity, a survey suggests.

New charges loom for Brazil's suspended speaker Eduardo Cunha

Wed, 2016-06-22 21:14
Brazil's supreme court rules there is enough evidence to file new corruption charges against the suspended leader of the lower house of Congress.


Wed, 2016-06-22 20:51
Indian-administered Kashmir used to be a hub for factories making guns for civilians, but the industry has been declining in recent years, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Srinagar.

Don't knock it

Wed, 2016-06-22 20:40
An Italian supermarket causes a social media storm in China by urging customers not to knock watermelons to test their ripeness.

Tough trio

Wed, 2016-06-22 19:57
Three women have become the scourge of Macedonia's political elite and heroines of the street protests now rocking the tiny Balkan nation.

Rise of border fences hampers wildlife movements

Wed, 2016-06-22 19:50
The growth of border fences in Central and Eastern Europe in recent years is a "major threat" to wildlife, according to a new study.

Kim Jong-un says North Korea missiles can reach US in Pacific

Wed, 2016-06-22 19:41
The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, says missile tests have given his country "the sure capability to attack US interests in the Pacific".

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Sweden striker retires from international football

Wed, 2016-06-22 19:24
Zlatan Ibrahimovic waves goodbye to international football after Sweden are knocked out of Euro 2016.

Afghan interpreters 'betrayed' by UK and US

Wed, 2016-06-22 19:19
The Taliban in Afghanistan are targeting frontline interpreters who worked with British and US forces and say they have been rejected by their former employers.

Kremlin's chief propagandist accuses Western media of bias

Wed, 2016-06-22 19:17
Dmitry Kiselyov, one of Russia's most controversial journalists, hits back at Western media after being sanctioned for his coverage of Ukraine.