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Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect 'was paid $90 for baby oil prank'

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 12:37:31 GMT

Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah is interviewed over the death of the North Korean leader's half-brother.

Mosul battle: Kurdish reporter Shifa Gardi killed in Iraq

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:15:38 GMT

Shifa Gardi, of the Iraqi Kurdish channel Rudaw, is killed by a roadside bomb as she covers clashes.

Kansas victim's widow: 'We thought about leaving US'

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:32:29 GMT

Kansas widow wants answers after a shooting that the FBI is investigating as a possible hate crime.

Trying to make it in the real La La Land

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:49:38 GMT

What's it like for aspiring performers in the real La La Land?

White House briefing bar: Media groups condemn exclusion

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:06:07 GMT

White House correspondents' body "protests strongly" as BBC, CNN and others excluded.

New UN climate chief: 'Action on warming unstoppable'

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:08:12 GMT

The UN’s new climate chief says she is confident, despite concerns about President Trump's policies.

Syrian film director banned from US

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:45:42 GMT

A 21-year-old Syrian who filmed an Oscar-nominated documentary has been banned from entering America.

James O'Connor and Ali Williams held on Paris cocaine charge

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:10:32 GMT

The former Australian and New Zealand internationals were buying cocaine, police sources say.

Saudi foreign minister makes landmark visit to Iraq

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:04:27 GMT

Adel al-Jubeir meet Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in first visit by a Saudi foreign minister since 1990.

'Good vibration' hand pumps boost Africa's water security

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:52:36 GMT

The simple up-and-down motion of hand pumps could help scientists secure a key water source for 200 million people in Africa.

Philippines people power anniversary sparks anti-Duterte protests

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:39:55 GMT

Hundreds vent their anger at President Rodrigo Duterte as they mark the "people power" anniversary.

Police issue Devon humpback whale 'stay away' warning

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:49:17 GMT

Onlookers are urged not to get too close to a humpback whale spotted off the south Devon coast.

Moving an oil platform from China to UK

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:46:23 GMT

A semi-submersible ship is carrying an oil platform from China to the North Sea Oil Field in the UK.

Baby red squirrel orphan rescued from Ainsdale Nature Reserve

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:45:30 GMT

The squirrel is recovering after being found "with a bloody nose, freezing cold and covered in lice".

Live streaming cats 24/7: the story of Kitten Academy

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:34:48 GMT

Kitten Academy is a cat fostering house that live streams kittens 24/7 on YouTube.

Could taking up running help you get a new job?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:55:41 GMT

A growing number of people are using running clubs and events as business networking opportunities.

Week in pictures: 18-24 February 2017

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:41:48 GMT

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Stars lead anti-Trump protest

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:58:23 GMT

Michael J Fox and Jodie Foster lead an anti-Donald Trump protest two days before the Oscars in Los Angeles.

Mummy's inner thoughts about family life

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:05:31 GMT

A Glasgow mum is a social media hit with her tongue-in-cheek accounts of "really dull" family life.

Kansas shooting 'hero' counted the gunman's shots

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:35:18 GMT

Ian Grillot was shot when he confronted the gunman reportedly yelling racial slurs at two Indians.

10 things we didn't know last week

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:43:02 GMT

Rag 'N' Bone Man is a fan of Steptoe and Son and more news nuggets.

Turning pebbles into pictures of the war in Syria

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:39:29 GMT

Syrian artist uses stones to create real-life situations from the conflict in his country

Kim Jong-nam death: Unravelling the mystery

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:51:19 GMT

All the markings of a John Le Carre novel: a world leader's brother, an international airport and a deadly nerve agent.

Who were the victims of the Kansas shooting?

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:57:37 GMT

The BBC takes a closer look at the three men, two of them Indian nationals, shot in a bar in Kansas.

Rural unease ahead of French presidential vote

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:14:42 GMT

How is the country's rural population viewing the presidential contest?

Did Trump win because his name came first in key states?

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:50:11 GMT

A leading US political scientists thinks Donald Trump is president because his name came first on the ballot in some critical swing states.

Bolivia's San Pedro 'tourist prison', 20 years on

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:35:50 GMT

Marching Powder was a best-selling book among backpackers in South America, but what happened next?

IS in Afghanistan: How successful has the group been?

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:18:10 GMT

The Islamic State group spread to Afghanistan two years ago. How big a threat does it pose?

Could the next Messi come from Nigeria as Barcelona launches Lagos academy?

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:18:58 GMT

One of the world's biggest football clubs, Barcelona is taking its skills to Nigeria.

Oscars 2017: Do the best films and performances win?

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:07:21 GMT

Lots of factors influence who gets an Oscar - not just the quality of the film or performance.

Oscars: Has anything really changed since #OscarsSoWhite?

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:10:40 GMT

Things have moved on from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy - on the surface at least.

The Academy Awards: Best picture nominees in 30 seconds

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:36:26 GMT

A lightning look at the films up for an Oscar in the best picture category

Parties and protests as Oscars approach

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:12:27 GMT

Hollywood's celebrities are in a final whirl of pre-Oscars parties, awards, dinners - and protests.

The firm with 8.5 miles of movie costumes

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:39:44 GMT

Angels Costumes has helped win 36 Oscars over the years. The Victoria Derbyshire programme has been to visit its vast archive of clothes.

The woman who knows who's won the Oscars... but won't tell

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:44:17 GMT

Martha Ruiz counts the Oscars votes and talks about the measures she takes to keep the results safe.

Oscars 2017: Which celebrities will get political?

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:45:20 GMT

Will this year's Oscars need to create an extra award - for best anti-Donald Trump speech?

How visual effects helped create Dr Strange's Oscar-nominated worlds

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:56:15 GMT

How to create visual effects worthy of an Oscar nomination, by one of the creators of Dr Strange's worlds

Oscars 2017: Bluff your way through this year's best picture nominees

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:29:51 GMT

Not seen the films up for the best picture Oscar? Let this guide bring you up to speed.

Naomie Harris: 'Daniel Craig could be back as Bond'

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:47:57 GMT

The Oscar-nominated actress was speaking after she was awarded her OBE by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.