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Mexico earthquake: Helicopter crashes in emergency killing 13

51 min 13 sec ago
The aircraft was carrying Mexico's interior minister and the Oaxaca state governor but both survived.

Rare cello returned after knifepoint theft in Paris

2 hours 24 min ago
The instrument, made in 1737, is worth more than €1m but was returned undamaged.

Grace Mugabe PhD: Arrest made over corruption allegations

3 hours 15 min ago
An investigation was launched after the former first lady was awarded a doctorate in just months.

Iranian wrestler Karimachiani banned for throwing match

3 hours 39 min ago
Karimachiani would have faced an Israeli in the next round, and deliberately lost the match.

Zuma's fall a chance to take moral leadership in Africa

4 hours 5 min ago
The BBC's Fergal Keane on a moment of hope in South Africa - a nation that both infuriates and inspires.

Nirav Modi fraud investigation makes first arrests

5 hours 27 min ago
Three people have been arrested over alleged fraud linked to a luxury celebrity jeweller.

Russia-Trump inquiry: Russian foreign minister dismisses FBI charges

7 hours 19 min ago
The Russian foreign minister reacts a day after the US indicted 13 Russians over election meddling.

Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market

8 hours 36 min ago
Three suicide bombers strike in the town of Konduga killing at least 18.

New scanning technique reveals secrets behind great paintings

9 hours 8 min ago
An innovative scanning system is making it easier to find the hidden stories behind artworks.

ICYMI: 'World's smallest dog sculpture'

9 hours 13 min ago
A miniscule mutt and other stories you might have missed.

Mexico earthquake: Tremor shakes newspaper office

9 hours 59 min ago
Journalists at the office of Mexican newspaper Milenio film the moment a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit.

Plymouth man completes 20,000-mile pub adventure

10 hours 8 min ago
It took Ben Coombs seven months to drive from the Arctic Circle to the southernmost tip of Chile.

Pakistan: Zainab Ansari's killer gets four death sentences

10 hours 30 min ago
Man sentenced to death for raping and killing six-year-old girl whose murder sparked outrage in Pakistan.

Roger Federer beats Robin Haase to become oldest world number one

12 hours 33 min ago
Roger Federer says becoming the oldest world number one in tennis history - 14 years after first topping the rankings - is a "dream come true".

Winter Olympics: Jamaica bobsleighers to use preferred sled after purchase

14 hours 9 min ago
The Jamaican women's bobsleigh team will use their preferred sled at the Winter Olympics after it is purchased by a beer producer.

Florida school shooting: FBI under pressure over failure to act

14 hours 36 min ago
Pressure is growing on the FBI over the agency's failure to act on a tip about suspect Nikolas Cruz.

Woman challenges definition of 'feminine' on Thesaurus.com

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:14
Thesaurus.com says it will review its entry after Kaya Day complained about the word's "comical" synonyms.

Kosovo turns 10 but has little to celebrate

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:59
Ten years after declaring independence Kosovo still struggles to find its place in the world.

New Zealand goose: How one blind bisexual bird became an icon

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:54
Henry the goose spent many years in a love triangle with two swans, helping raise their children.

Reality Check: Has Shinzo Abe's 'womenomics' worked in Japan?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:52
PM Shinzo Abe claims narrowing the gender gap is a political priority. But how much progress has actually been made during his time in office?

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