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UK 'biggest audience' in Europe for jihadist web content

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 05:15
Britain is the fifth-biggest audience in the world for extremist content, a study finds.

How Chilean fishermen adapted to protect marine life

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 05:10
Chilean fishing communities tell how their lives changed after their waters became a marine reserve.

Why is 'Blue Whale' hysteria gripping India?

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:52
Panic over the rumoured 'suicide challenge' grips India even as internet experts call it a hoax.

The world's least likely Girl Guides

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:47
During six years of war, these Girl Guides have kept learning to camp, sing songs and change tyres.

China hit by financial scam 'epidemic'

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:45
Low levels of education have fuelled the spread of illegal and harmful pyramid schemes in rural China.

'It's OK to make mayonnaise while on your period'

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:41
No more myths: Lahatra, a scoutmaster and science teacher, tells boys the truth about periods.

Fully electric cars face life stuck in the slow lane

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:41
Electric cars have had a lot of publicity recently, but petrol and diesel engines are far from dead yet.

'I'm handing back my medal': Is Paralympic sport classification fit for purpose?

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:28
A BBC File on 4 programme asks if Paralympic sport is losing trust amid concerns about the classification system.

Yemen war: What happened to Saleem?

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:21
It has been a year since starving Saleem became the face of Yemen's suffering. But where is he now?

'We survived Irma but don't have money for food'

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:18
Miami dodged much of Irma's wrath but the aftermath of the storm has been devastating for the city's poor.

British war bride and Canada groom die within hours of each other

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:50
They met outside London in 1941 and died in different wards of the same Canadian hospital.

Valentino Rossi: Italian back in action 18 days after double leg fracture

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:37
Nine-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi returns to action just 18 days after suffering a double leg fracture in a training accident.

Stanislav Petrov, who averted possible nuclear war, dies at 77

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:24
Ex-Soviet officer Stanislav Petrov reported a possible 1983 US missile launch as a false alarm.

Norway jails top policeman for smuggling hashish

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:06
Eirik Jensen led a unit tasked with fighting organised crime in the capital Oslo.

Joe Marler: Harlequins prop reprimanded after James Haskell scuffle

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:39
Joe Marler is reprimanded after a scuffle with England team-mate James Haskell during Harlequins' Premiership win over Wasps.

North Korea says sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:31
In an angry statement, Pyongyang says pressure will only make it accelerate its nuclear programme.

US sends 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:04
The deployment follows the Taliban's vow to turn the country into a "graveyard" for foreign forces.

Donald Trump: The UN has not reached its potential

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:01
The US president tells a meeting of the UN it is time for reform and an end to "business-as-usual".

Ryanair admits: 'We've messed up'

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:34
Boss Michael O'Leary says the airline, which is axing 40-50 flights a day for six weeks, has "messed up".

Hurricane Maria threatens British Virgin Islands

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:06
The British Virgin Islands, still trying to get back on its feet after Irma, is now threatened by Maria.

 

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