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VIDEO: 'I've lived with death threats for 10 years'

Fri, 2016-05-27 03:41
Writer Roberto Saviano tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme about living for 10 years under threat of death from the mafia.

VIDEO: 'We're fighting for $15'

Fri, 2016-05-27 03:25
McDonald's employees are protesting outside the company's annual meeting in Chicago.

German words tie US Spelling Bee again

Fri, 2016-05-27 02:29
The words "Feldenkrais" and "Gesellschaft" make Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga co-champions of the US Spelling Bee, the third tie in a row.

India probes Nigerian student 'attack'

Fri, 2016-05-27 01:56
India's foreign ministry says it is looking into an alleged attack on a Nigerian student by a local man in the southern city of Hyderabad.

VIDEO: Operation Condor verdict expected

Fri, 2016-05-27 01:52
The final verdict in the historic human rights trial of Operation Condor is expected in Argentina this week.

Plane catches fire on Tokyo runway

Fri, 2016-05-27 01:41
More than 300 passengers and crew are evacuated from a Korean Air plane in Tokyo, Japan, after its left engine catches fire, local media say.

Operation Condor trial reaches finale

Fri, 2016-05-27 00:45
Verdict due in Argentina's Operation Condor trial

VIDEO: Why migrants are on hunger strike

Fri, 2016-05-27 00:03
Nearly 20 migrants on the Greek island of Chios are taking part in a hunger strike.

Teen cancer death rate causes alarm

Thu, 2016-05-26 22:24
Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns.

VIDEO: Inside this year's Architecture Biennale

Thu, 2016-05-26 22:03
This year's Architecture Biennale in Venice explores how buildings can be designed creatively and sustainably to improve the environment and our lives.

G7: Brexit 'risk to global growth'

Thu, 2016-05-26 21:51
A declaration at the G7 meeting in Japan says a vote by the UK to leave the European Union would pose a "serious threat to global growth".

Thai toilet snake gives man nasty shock

Thu, 2016-05-26 21:49
A Thai man is recovering in hospital after a python emerged from a toilet and sank its fangs into his penis.

UK set to send second warship to Libya

Thu, 2016-05-26 21:00
The UK is set to send another warship to the Mediterranean to help tackle people-smuggling and movements of arms in and out of Libya, officials say.

Kenya changes anti-doping laws

Thu, 2016-05-26 20:41
Kenya's parliament approves changes to anti-doping legislation in the hope of avoiding a ban on its athletes attending the Olympic Games in Rio.

Donald Trump's wall: Dream or nightmare?

Thu, 2016-05-26 20:21
Why people at US border back Trump's 'great' wall

Behind the scenes of a sexting scandal

Thu, 2016-05-26 20:11
In Weiner, a new documentary about the disgraced congressman, wife Huma Abedin, one of Hillary Clinton's closest aides, steals the show.

Why I wrote about my wife's miscarriage

Thu, 2016-05-26 20:02
A husband's online account of fertility problems strikes a chord

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2016-05-26 20:00
Where was Angelina Jolie made a professor?

Buhari’s first year: Five ways Nigeria has changed

Thu, 2016-05-26 19:51
In our series of letters by African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani gives five examples of just how much has changed in Nigeria since President Buhari was sworn in a year ago.

Syria war: Battling on as a disabled refugee

Thu, 2016-05-26 19:48
How hard is it to be a Syrian refugee with a disability?