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Trump says he is willing to 'close government' to build Mexico wall

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:23:32 GMT

The president takes aim at opponents at an Arizona rally but misquotes his Charlottesville response.

Clinton: 'Skin crawled' in Trump debate

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:38:32 GMT

Hillary Clinton says she wishes she had told Donald Trump "back up you creep" during their debates.

Witnessing Yemen's desperate suffering

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:01:36 GMT

Nawal al-Maghafi meets Yemenis struggling to survive severe food and medical shortages caused by war.

Thailand charges dropped against BBC reporter

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:49:27 GMT

Jonathan Head faced up to five years in jail if he had been convicted of criminal defamation.

Kim Wall: Headless body identified as missing journalist

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:57:08 GMT

Police match Kim Wall's DNA, 13 days after she disappeared on a submarine with a Danish inventor.

Canadian town refuses to remove swastikas from park

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:25:29 GMT

The mayor says the swastikas are part of local history, since the anchor was found by divers 25 years ago.

The man who wants to sell rhino horns

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:46:35 GMT

Rhino breeder John Hume says open trade is the only way to raise funds for the species and stop poaching.

YouTube 'made wrong call' on Syria videos

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:11:27 GMT

Thousands of videos taken down for showing violence will be "reinstated".

USS John S. McCain: US Navy sacks Joseph Aucoin as fleet commander

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:30:52 GMT

The move to replace Vice Adm Aucoin follows a series of collisions involving US warships in Asia.

Vaginal seeding after Caesarean 'risky', warn doctors

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:04:49 GMT

Swabs of vaginal bacteria, which some say helps the immune system, may be doing more harm than good.

Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending son Barron

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:14:43 GMT

Ms Clinton spoke up after a news site criticised President Trump's 11-year-old son's dress sense.

Nickelodeon scraps plan for underwater Philippines resort

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:06:31 GMT

It follows fierce criticism from environmentalists who said the plan would damage marine life.

Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:26:10 GMT

The storm has uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close.

Rescued piglets served up as sausages to firefighters

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:40:43 GMT

Farmer Rachel Rivers wanted to thank the firefighters for saving the animals from a barn fire.

Chile's Atacama desert: World's driest place in bloom after surprise rain

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:41:42 GMT

Flowers are blooming in the Atacama desert in northern Chile after unusual rainfall in the region.

Nigeria's Egungun festival: Colour, culture and community

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:34:46 GMT

Egungun - the festival where "spirits" come to life.

Should a street be named for Maria von Trapp?

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 05:51:52 GMT

Should a street in the Austrian town of Salzburg be named after The Sound of Music's Maria von Trapp?

Sierra Leone mudslide: 'I lost everything'

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:05:46 GMT

Five survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide give harrowing accounts of their loss and how they escaped death.

Has Harry Potter cursed these owls?

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:03:14 GMT

Conservationists say owls are taken as babies from their nests, then sold to Harry Potter enthusiasts.

Brooklyn's Photoville festival

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:10:31 GMT

Brooklyn's Photoville festival features more than 75 exhibitions. Here is a selection of images in the exhibition.

Ferguson reflects on US race relations

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 22:14:41 GMT

Three years after Michael Brown's death, Ferguson residents say the events in Charlottesville didn't surprise them.

The solar eclipse pictures you have to see

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:36:06 GMT

The best pictures and moments from a day when millions in North America gazed upwards in wonder.

'I helped build the world’s longest tunnel'

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:00:06 GMT

In July 1965 an 11km tunnel deep beneath the Alps was opened to traffic.

How Niger is trying to slow the world's highest birth rate

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:50:36 GMT

Women in Niger have an average of more than seven children each - the highest birth rate in the world.

'Exceptional’ journalist Kim Wall remembered

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:52:13 GMT

Kim Wall's family and friends don't want her death to overshadow her powerful and prolific work.

What price would you put on a passport?

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:20:51 GMT

Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.

Pet acupuncture: Would you try this alternative treatment?

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:44:32 GMT

Thousands of vets now use the controversial method, which advocates say can aid chronic ailments.

The Bollywood blockbuster being filmed in Yorkshire

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:05:05 GMT

More Indian films are shooting in the UK - including one starring Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar.

Viewpoint: Why the US should withdraw from Afghanistan

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:42:15 GMT

President Trump made the wrong decision, says Professor Andrew Bacevich of Boston University.

Reality Check: What is the European Court of Justice?

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:40:04 GMT

The European Court of Justice is expected to loom large in UK-EU talks. But why is it so important?

How stone poses became a surreal project

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:19:15 GMT

What started as a whim seven years ago has become a major project for a London-based photographer.

Forget summer, it's time to prepare for Christmas

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:24:06 GMT

It may be summer but for firms providing Christmas food and presents, things are already gearing up.

Wayne Rooney: England striker retires from international football

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:02:23 GMT

Everton striker Wayne Rooney, England's all-time record goalscorer, announces his retirement from international football.

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says relationship is '100% OK'

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:00:14 GMT

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says there is no problem between him and midfielder Philippe Coutinho, who Barcelona have made three bids for.

AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa's ODI captain

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:53:46 GMT

AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa's one-day captain but is making himself available for international selection in ODIs, Tests and T20.

Challenge Cup: Hull FC v Wigan Warriors - Tomkins determined to smile

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:54:21 GMT

Wigan's returning full-back says he is determined to enjoy Saturday's final, no matter what the result, after two major injuries in as many years.

Hatti Archer: GB steeplechaser feels 'cheated' despite silver medal upgrade

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:01:54 GMT

British steeplechaser Hatti Archer feels "cheated" after being upgraded to a silver medal for the 2010 European Championships.

Lianne Sanderson: England forward not expecting international recall

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:26:02 GMT

Lianne Sanderson says she does not expect to be selected for England again after defending Eniola Aluko.