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Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:47:37 GMT
The president tweeted that Patrick Shanahan is resigning to "devote more time to his family".

Germany's Angela Merkel 'fine' after seen shaking in heatwave
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:32:30 GMT
Germany's 64-year-old chancellor shook uncontrollably for more than a minute during an event in Berlin.

Berlin backs five-year rent freeze amid housing pressure
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:03:09 GMT
Rents have soared in the German capital - and now politicians are moving to keep flats affordable.

Selah Schneiter: Ten-year-old girl scales El Capitan
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:35:23 GMT
Selah Schneiter has climbed a rock wall that is beyond some of the most experienced climbers. She is 10 years old.

Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:08:50 GMT
Former Uefa president Michel Platini is questioned by French anti-corruption investigators over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

Trump promises 'wild' rally and mass deportations
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 00:35:13 GMT
Ahead of an Orlando event, he vows to begin removing "millions of illegal aliens" next week.

Greenland's 'unusual' melting sea ice captured in stunning image
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:14:41 GMT
A climate scientist has captured the reality of sea ice loss in Greenland in a viral picture.

Trans Mountain: Canada approves $5.5bn oil pipeline project
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:39:02 GMT
The controversial oil pipeline expansion project stalled after a court quashed previous approval.

Sudan: Young musicians' hopes and fears for the future
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:38:31 GMT
Young musicians in Khartoum talk to the BBC about their hopes following the military crackdown.

Mohammed Morsi: UN calls for inquiry into ex-Egyptian president's death
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:17:11 GMT
The 67-year-old former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi died after collapsing in court.

DR Congo exodus of 300,000 'may hamper Ebola battle'
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:59:23 GMT
Ethnic clashes that have displaced 300,000 people could impede action against the virus, UN warns.

Hungry and exhausted polar bear wanders into Russian city
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 19:55:47 GMT
The female bear is spotted in the city of Norilsk - hundreds of kilometres from its natural habitat.

Roma flee Russian village after mass brawl
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:52:56 GMT
Reports say dozens of ethnic Roma and Russians clashed in a village south of Moscow - and one died.

'My father, the rapist': Hidden victims of Rwanda's genocide
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:09:03 GMT
It is thought thousands of children were born as a result of rape during the 1994 genocide.

'Her ancestors enslaved mine. Now we're friends'
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:16:00 GMT
Phoebe Kilby discovered her ancestors were slave-owners and she wanted to pay reparations.

Should we dislike the 'Like' button?
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:18:05 GMT
Social media companies know approval can be addictive, so how should we manage the compulsion to be liked?

Piracy in West Africa: The world's most dangerous seas?
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:13:09 GMT
The West African coast has long been a target for pirates, but it's getting even more dangerous.

Why are US tourists dying in Dominican Republic?
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:55:13 GMT
The FBI is helping local authorities with toxicology tests after at least eight holidaymakers died.

Stonewall: A riot that changed millions of lives
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:50:50 GMT
On a hot New York night 50 years ago, a police raid on a gay bar reshaped millions of American lives.

What does this hat mean to Americans?
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:54:40 GMT
The signature red hat made famous by President Trump has divided Americans on what it represents.

Should you leave the room when you cough or sneeze?
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:33:34 GMT
President Donald Trump seems to think so - and he's not alone. What have the experts got to say?

Danniella Westbrook: Drug-free EastEnders star 'to train as therapist'
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 23:23:33 GMT
Danniella Westbrook says she is drug and alcohol-free for the first time in years.

Angela Merkel seen shaking in high temperatures
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:29:13 GMT
The German chancellor was filmed trembling as she greeted Ukraine's president in hot weather.

The gondola-making sisters taking on Venetian tradition
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 23:40:55 GMT
Two sisters in Venice are trying to overturn the unwritten rule that gondolas are made by men.

Inside China's 'thought transformation' camps
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:26:19 GMT
The BBC gets rare access to facilities in Xinjiang thought to be holding more than a million Muslims.

French storm: Hail batters south-east France
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:29:55 GMT
Golf ball-sized hail hits the Drome region of France, causing widespread damage.

Six surprises from Trump's TV interview
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:29:54 GMT
The president's thoughts on coughing, UFOs and how he is more mistreated than even Abraham Lincoln.

Cat filter accidentally used in Pakistani minister's live press conference
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:44:19 GMT
Much mirth ensues after a politician's press conference is accidentally live-streamed with a cat filter.

Italian George Clooney fraudsters arrested in Thailand
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:35:35 GMT
Police arrest "Italy's Bonnie and Clyde" who used the US actor's image to promote a fashion label.

Miriwoong: The Australian language which barely anybody speaks
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:45:07 GMT
Australia has about 100 indigenous languages at risk of being lost - so how do you save them?



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