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Macron tells teen to call him 'Mr President'

BBC - 10 min 45 sec ago
The French president was meeting young people when one student called him something he didn't like.

Trump says US will not be a migrant camp

BBC - 2 hours 5 min ago
"Not on my watch," says the US president, as his administration defends its immigration crackdown.

US child migrants recorded crying

BBC - 2 hours 13 min ago
In audio reportedly from inside a US border facility children can be heard crying as an agent jokes.

The girls who defied IS to keep learning

BBC - 2 hours 14 min ago
The Islamic State group banned girls from attending school, but these friends found a way to study.

XXXTentacion: Controversial rapper shot dead in Florida

BBC - 2 hours 38 min ago
The US rapper XXXTentacion, who topped the charts as he faced domestic violence charges, has been killed aged 20.

Trump space force: US to set up sixth military branch

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:25
Donald Trump said the 'sixth branch' of the military would be good for national security and jobs.

Argentina: Man sentenced to life for brutal transgender murder

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:15
The 25-year-old had been convicted of killing LGBT campaigner Diana Sacayán in 2015.

Immigration rows: US and Germany compared

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:14
Mr Trump called out Germany's immigration stance to defend his own - what's happening there and in US?

Syria war: Iraqi militias blame US for deadly border strike

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:38
The US denies that it attacked a position on the Syrian side of the border, killing 22 militiamen.

Former Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi denies receiving 'cash gift'

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:18
Kwesi Nyantakyi says footage of him apparently accepting $65,000 in cash from an undercover reporter was doctored.

Five things to know about US child migrant separations

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 18:20
At least 2,000 children in the US have been separated from their families since April as they crossed the border.

Stock markets fall amid trade fears

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 18:19
The US-China trade spat and tensions over migration in Germany push share prices lower.

World Cup 2018: Fifa investigates 'homophobic chanting' by Mexico fans

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 18:06
Fifa is investigating alleged homophobic chanting by Mexico fans during the 1-0 World Cup win over Germany on Sunday.

Selahattin Demirtas: The presidential candidate campaigning from prison

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:39
Selahattin Demirtas is Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition candidate. He's been held in prison for the past 20 months, campaigning via social media and now, TV.

Israel charges ex-minister Gonen Segev with spying for Iran

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:35
Gonen Segev was allegedly recruited as an agent by Israel's arch-enemy Iran while he lived in Nigeria.

Trump wades into German migration row

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:18
The US president lashes out at Angela Merkel's leadership as he defends his own migration crackdown.

Walmart shopper shoots dead carjacking gunman

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:08
A Walmart shopper in Washington state fatally shot a carjacker after he had shot a driver on Sunday.

India python: Snake tries to strangle West Bengal selfie taker

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:56
A ranger who caught a rock python in West Bengal was almost strangled by it as he posed for photos.

Diane Rwigara: Rwandan politician's assets auctioned

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:42
The jailed Rwandan politician's family says the auction and charges against her are political.

World Cup 2018: Romelu Lukaku says some Belgians 'want to see me fail'

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:53
Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku says he will "remember to have fun" at the World Cup but says some of his compatriots want him to fail.

'Dumpling-shaped' space rock comes into view

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:27
A Japanese space probe has been sending back images as it approaches its target, the asteroid Ryugu.

Huawei rejects Australia security concerns

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:26
The Chinese telecoms company says worries about who controls it are "ill informed".

Reality Check: The numbers behind the crackdown in Turkey

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:28
As elections take place two years after a failed coup in Turkey, how many people are in prison and how many have lost their jobs?

Trump separation policy: Children 'in cages' in Texas

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:11
Reporters who visited a migrant detention centre in Texas say they saw 20 children inside one cage.

Who's been affected by Turkey's state of emergency?

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:00
Presidential and parliamentary elections are being held under a national state of emergency.

Transforming Asia's skylines

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:52
The architect behind some of Asia's most spectacular new buildings discusses his designs.

Facebook cuts out gun-accessory ads for children

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:51
The change means children will no longer see ads for scopes, holsters and other gun accessories.

Finland's capital gives away its old trams

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:50
The city wants rid of its antiquated trams, but getting hold of one comes with strings attached.

Did Mexican World Cup fans' celebrations shake the earth?

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:49
Fans jumping for joy over goal caused an artificial quake in Mexico City, scientists say.

Napoleon's Waterloo hat goes under hammer

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:25
The emperor's hat is said to have been salvaged from the battlefield in 1815 by a Dutch baron.

Zero-tolerance: The US policy dividing families and opinion

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:22
Lawmakers and the public gathered on Father's Day to contest the policy which splits up families at the US border.

Is this Angela Merkel's moment of reckoning?

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:13
How a row with a coalition partner has left the German chancellor fighting for her political life.

Audi boss arrested over diesel affair

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:13
The German carmaker's chief executive, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested, parent company Volkswagen says.

How a giant python swallowed an Indonesian woman

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:03
An Indonesian woman appears to have been the latest victim of a gruesome but rare animal attack.

Is Thailand 'beach-bot' ready?

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:27
A locally-designed beach robot is helping to clear Thailand's sandy beaches of cigarette butts.

Eurydice Dixon: Thousands attend vigils for slain comedian

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:06
Eurydice Dixon's alleged rape and murder has prompted an outpouring of grief in Australia.

Indian walks 800 miles to press Modi on pledge

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:50
Muktikant Biswal wants to remind the prime minister of an 'unfulfilled promise' to upgrade a hospital.

Fatal Dreamworld ride had previous malfunctions, inquest hears

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:11
A long-awaited inquest into the Australian theme park tragedy hears of previous malfunctions.

Dutch 'Pink Pop' festival: One dead in bus hit-and-run

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:06
Police are seeking a driver after a bus hit four people at a festival, killing one and wounding three.

Japan earthquake: Child and two men dead and hundreds injured

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 07:21
The girl was killed by a falling wall when Osaka was hit by a magnitude 6.1 earthquake.

Fatal earthquake hits Japan

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:16
At least three people are reported to have been killed when an earthquake hit the city of Osaka.

World Cup 2018: How the Mexicans reacted to shock win

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:43
Mexico shocked Germany as they beat the world champions in their opening game of the World Cup.

Hong Kong's fish are eating plastic - and people could be too

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:15
A lot of Hong Kong's fish contains tiny bits of plastic that could end up on your plate.

Inside Tunisia's Shams Rad - the Arab world's 'only gay radio station'

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:38
Tunisians are enjoying greater freedom since the 2011 revolution, and now gay rights activists hope they will also benefit.

'The day I was diagnosed was the worst of my life'

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:35
How one entrepreneur had to quit work to battle cancer, leaving his co-founder to grow their company on his own.

The man who went to the North Korean place that ‘doesn’t exist’

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:32
One US citizen warns of the consequences of a visit to a forbidden area in North Korea.

The untold good news story of America today

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:12
A grassroots movement getting few headlines could yet herald a new American age of change.

The half-a-home housing solution

BBC - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:02
Building a house can be expensive, so in some places you can get half a house and finish it later.

US child migrants: Melania calls for end to Trump's separation policy

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 23:18
The US first lady says she "hates to see" hundreds of child migrants separated from their parents.

World Cup 2018: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in Group E opener

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 22:18
Philippe Coutinho's superb goal is not enough for Brazil who are held by Switzerland in their World Cup opener.

World Cup 2018: Brilliant Mexico stun champions Germany

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 18:51
Mexico record the first shock win of the 2018 World Cup as Hirving Lozano's strike earns them victory over champions Germany.

World Cup 2018: 'Safe space' for Russia LGBT football fans shut

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 18:47
The organisers of the initiative in the Russian city of St Petersburg blame a "political attack".

S Korea players swap shirts to fox rivals

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 18:17
South Korea's coach says he made his players wear different numbered shirts in recent friendlies to confuse opponents who he says cannot tell them apart.

Trump-Kim summit: Korea war veteran's question for US president

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 18:00
US president says "mothers and fathers" of missing soldiers called him asking about their remains.

World Cup 2018: Serbia v Costa Rica

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 16:15
Aleksandar Kolarov curls in a spectacular free-kick to give Serbia a deserved victory in their opening World Cup Group E match against Costa Rica.

Taliban rule out extension of Afghanistan Eid festival ceasefire

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 15:59
A spokesman rules out extending a ceasefire declared for Eid, despite calls for peace talks.

New Jersey arts festival: One shooter dead, 20 injured

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 15:08
About 1,000 people were attending the New Jersey arts event when at least two people opened fire.

Colombia election: Polls open as voters choose between extremes

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 15:06
Voters in Sunday's second round must choose between a business-friendly conservative or a leftist.

Aquarius: Migrant ship arrives in Spain

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 15:05
The Aquarius was previously refused entry by Italy and Malta. Its 629 passengers landed in the Port of Valencia after over a week at sea.

Iceland smite Messi hopes - in pictures

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 14:55
The smallest nation ever to play in a World Cup frustrate Argentina's talisman.

Nigeria attacks: Blasts and rockets 'kill 31' in Borno state

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 14:15
The twin blasts and rocket fire in Borno state come as the army chief says the north-east is now safe.

Cambodia Prince Ranariddh injured and wife killed in car crash

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 13:59
Former PM Norodom Ranariddh and Ouk Phalla were travelling to meet supporters in the south-west.

Yemen war: Battle rages over Hudaydah airport

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 13:38
Fighting goes on despite government reports the airport in the key Yemen city was seized from rebels.

Moscow crash taxi driver flees scene

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 12:53
The driver of a taxi runs from the scene after ploughing through pedestrians in the Russian capital.

Tesla on fire: UK director Michael Morris' car bursts into flames

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 11:54
Michael Morris' actress wife posts dramatic footage of this week's incident in Los Angeles.

Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign 'historic' deal

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 11:25
Greece's PM hails the agreement to end the decades-long dispute, but it could still fail.

Moscow crash taxi driver 'feared crowd lynching'

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 10:16
Seven people were injured after a taxi veered onto a crowded pavement in the Russian capital.

Spain prepares to welcome disputed Aquarius migrants

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 03:43
Hundreds of migrants who were turned away by Italy and Malta will arrive in Valencia 0.

Italy migrants: Who is responsible for helping out at sea?

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 02:27
Italy's refusal to allow a migrant vessel to dock raises issues about who is responsible for helping those stranded at sea.

Tomorrow's Cities: Will the bike become an urban must-have?

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 02:24
Urban spaces are congested and polluted, so do we all need to get on our bikes?

Nicaragua family killed in arson attack a day after ceasefire

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:58
At least six members of a family are killed in an arson attack, blamed on pro-government groups.

Greek PM Tsipras survives confidence vote over Macedonia name deal

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:41
Alexis Tsipras wins a confidence vote that was tabled over the deal to rename Greece's neighbour.

The tarot revival thanks to Brexit, Trump and Dior

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:26
Tarot cards are growing in popularity as a way to cope with uncertain times.

South Africa's cash-in-transit heists: A national emergency?

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:24
Gangs wielding AK47s and explosives are targeting South Africa's cash-in-transit industry - with sometimes deadly results.

Eking out a living in Haiti's colourful slum city

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:22
A rare glimpse of life inside Jalousie, one of Haiti’s largest slum communities.

Spencer Tunick: Melbourne Woolworths to allow nude photo shoot

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:16
Woolworths says US artist Spencer Tunick can use its rooftop car park, reversing an earlier decision.

World Cup 2018: Your guide to Russian football insults

BBC - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:06
Getting frustrated with your teams performance at the World Cup? Here's some Russian football insults for you.

World Cup 2018: Luka Modric penalty secures 2-0 win for Croatia against Nigeria

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 23:37
Oghenekaro Etebo's own goal and a Luka Modric penalty give Croatia a winning World Cup start against Nigeria in a poor match.

Taxi ploughs into pedestrians in Moscow injuring eight

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 21:38
Video posted on social media shows the taxi veered onto a crowded pavement before coming to a halt.

France Telecom suicides: Former bosses face trial

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 21:13
They are accused of "moral harassment" following a spate of suicides among staff in the late 2000s.

World Cup 2018: Denmark secure a hard-fought 1-0 win over Peru

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 20:06
Denmark begin their World Cup campaign with a hard-fought victory against Peru, who had earlier missed a penalty.

World Cup: Uruguay schoolchildren react to last-minute goal

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 19:20
These schoolchildren had something to celebrate after watching their team face Egypt in the World Cup.

Venezuela: Caracas club stampede leaves 17 dead

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 17:55
The stampede was triggered when a tear-gas canister was set off at a party for school students.

World Cup 2018: Debutants Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 17:39
Argentina held by World Cup debutants Iceland as Lionel Messi misses from the penalty spot

Spain 'accepts French offer' to receive migrants aboard Aquarius

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 16:52
Some 630 migrants aboard the Aquarius ship are due to land in Valencia after being turned away by Italy.

German rappers anti-Semitism lyrics probe dropped

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 16:34
German prosecutors say Farid Bang and Kollegah's artistic freedom is guaranteed by the constitution.

Thai king takes control of some $30bn crown assets

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 16:28
The Crown Property Bureau transfers ownership of the royal assets after a change in the law.

Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky dies at 87

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 16:09
He made his name by popularising pieces which were all but banned in the former Soviet Union.

ICYMI: Smiling lessons and a robo-shark

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:31
Some of the stories you wouldn't want to pass you by.

Taliban and Afghan forces embrace in Eid ceasefire

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:07
The unprecedented ceasefire could lead to a longer peace, President Ghani says.

Ronaldo's superhuman match in pictures

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 13:15
The Portuguese scored three against Spain in one of the great World Cup performances.

Harvard University 'discriminates against Asian-Americans'

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 12:05
The prestigious US university denies the claim that it prefers white, black and Hispanic applicants.

Trade tariffs: Chinese media in Trump 'fools build walls' jibe

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:19
The US plans to impose tariffs on Chinese goods draw mocking criticism from the state news agency.

Yemen war: Government troops 'capture Hudaydah airport'

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 09:37
Saudi-backed government forces say they have freed the international hub from Houthi rebels.

Nicaragua crisis: Truce agreed after weeks of deadly violence

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 08:33
About 170 people have died during weeks of protests over government plans to cut pensions.

Nigerian football fans embrace Russia ahead of World Cup

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 02:20
Hundreds of Nigerian fans have arrived in Moscow ahead of the their country's match against Croatia.

Speed limit cut on French roads angers rural voters

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 01:25
The decision to cut maximum speeds on country roads to 80km/h (50mph) is proving unpopular.

Model Olivia Sang on 'colourism' in the fashion industry

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 01:24
Model Olivia Sang wants to challenge perceptions of beauty.

Frida Kahlo: The fashioning of a global icon

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 01:02
For the first time the artist's dresses, makeup and jewellery are being displayed outside Mexico.

Theranos founder hit with criminal charges

BBC - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 00:25
Elizabeth Holmes is charged with fraud over claims made for blood tests her company developed.

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