Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:30:25 GMTAmerica's biggest shopping mall hosted its first African American Father Christmas this year - but black Santas have been around for decades and even played a role in the civil rights movement.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:09:23 GMTNearly 20 years ago a valuable portrait by Gustav Klimt was stolen from a gallery in northern Italy, in bizarre circumstances. Finally, it may be about to be returned.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:39:09 GMTInside the closed world of Hasidic Jews in the UK are stories of mothers who risk everything in order to leave their communities, with their children.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:34:47 GMTNot many professional gamblers are bipolar women, but Cat Hulbert was one of the best - and she delighted in winning money from men.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:34:38 GMTThe Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:41:00 GMTResearch has cast doubt on a UN-backed project to reduce pollution-induced illness in the world's poorest children by providing 100 million homes with a smoke-free stove.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:55:59 GMTDescendants of freed African slaves are fighting to save their traditional Gullah way of life and ancestral land in South Carolina.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:04:08 GMTWhen Corinne Maier spoke to the BBC attacking baby mania, her honest account of parenting struck a chord around the world.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 02:43:17 GMTMany of the fake news websites that sprang up during the US election campaign have been traced to a small city in Macedonia, where teenagers are pumping out sensationalist stories to earn cash from advertising.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:38:46 GMTKathy Murray coaches women to stop nagging their husbands and start treating them with more respect.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:43:08 GMTIt's 40 years since would-be assassins tried to kill Bob Marley. Nancy Burke was at the singer's house as the shootings took place.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:03:34 GMTChinese events organiser Churan Zheng gets free company menstrual leave and says that in her view it is an essential option for all women.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:43:46 GMTWomen's sexuality is a little-studied area of science and new research is revealing that much of what we thought we knew was wrong.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:26:24 GMTDarryl Jones has been the Rolling Stones' bassist for 22 years but he's still the new guy - it it time he had more recognition?
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:38:39 GMTAlbania has become the largest producer of outdoor-grown cannabis in Europe. In a nation that is still poor it's a billion-euro industry.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:55:09 GMTAn increasing number of British people are opting for cosmetic procedures - but how safe are they in such an unregulated industry?
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:26:10 GMTHow was Stephen Port able to kill four young men, even though police had arrested him and taken his DNA after the first death?
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:24:10 GMTImpostors who wear military medals they have not earned could face jail if a bill is passed. What drives these "Walter Mittys" to invent fake tales of heroism?
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:23:59 GMTOu Xiaobai lives with her girlfriend but married a gay man to fool her family and colleagues.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:10:18 GMTFrench author Corinne Maier says people are incapable of addressing the world's problems because they spend so much time looking after their children.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:47:30 GMTLord Brittan died with a rape allegation hanging over him. After his death, police said there was no case to answer. His widow describes their ordeal.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:10:54 GMTA young newsreader suffering from cancer has taken the unusual step - for Japan - of blogging about her illness. If she dies, she says, she doesn't want pity.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:05:56 GMTRasheed Benyahia was a boy from a Birmingham suburb, who enjoyed football and free running. Then one day he disappeared to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:42:21 GMTNew resilience training aims to reduce the high numbers of deadly shootings by US police.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:41:28 GMTIn 2004, Kenyan Wangari Maathai became the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:20:08 GMTParkinson's disease stopped 32-year-old Emma drawing and writing but a new invention is changing her life.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:11:08 GMTIskra Lawrence never fitted into a fashion industry box... so she decided to use social media to create her own.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:08:49 GMTWith almost 5000 people killed in the crackdown on drugs in the Philippines, the victims' families are struggling to bury their dead.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:30:12 GMTRaffy Lerma is a photo-journalist documenting the nightly killings in the Philippines' government's war on drugs.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 03:08:23 GMTMillions have watched a film from Uruguay depicting Donald Trump as a robot at war with Mexicans.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:22:28 GMTIn the slums of Lima, he's found a way to turn fog into water.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:31:52 GMTIn 1950, renowned architect Le Corbusier was invited to create India's most modern city
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:45:42 GMTWould self-defence classes help girls to fight sexual harassment?
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 03:40:40 GMTA growing number of US and UK universities are using dogs to help anxious students.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 03:39:16 GMTSean Doyle survived a cardiac arrest while running. Now he has completed 100 races.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:13:45 GMTDame Daphne Sheldrick successfully raised baby African elephants for the first time in history
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 03:35:28 GMTOn every Station Road is a housing story. Gina is nearly £10,000 in debt - is there anything she can do about it?
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 01:59:01 GMTMore Americans now die from drugs than from guns or in car accidents, and increasingly, reports Ian Pannell, the victims are young, white and middle class.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 01:52:54 GMTTinie Tempah, Reggie Yates and Dion Dublin reveal who they look up to and why.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 01:51:40 GMTSocial media users join forces to hunt notorious criminal
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 22:08:31 GMTWith heroin cultivation in Mexico rocketing by 170% in two years, Ian Pannell traces a trail of supply and addition that leads one way - north.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 01:07:30 GMTA black child born in the UK today is 12 times less likely to become prime minister than a white child, according to new research. But why is this? The figure was calculated by statistician, economics and inequalities specialist Dr Faiza Shaheen for the documentary Will Britain Ever Have A Black Prime Minister? You can read more about the research at bit.ly/BlackPM
Sun, 06 Nov 2016 00:16:24 GMTThe final residents of the Jungle in Calais were moved out last week. Hassan, from Syria, lived there for two months in 2015 before travelling to the UK where he was granted leave to remain. As the camp was demolished and 7,000 people moved, Hassan returned to meet some of them. His own story was featured in the BBC documentary Exodus: Our Journey to Europe, and he's now part of a film crew making a follow-up.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 01:15:03 GMTIn 1966, the youth movement known as the Red Guards was mobilised in China. Saul Yeung was one of them.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 01:35:31 GMTSome lesser known facts about the early days of TV
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:08:35 GMTThe Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:14:00 GMTSan Francisco Airport has its own therapy pig, and more news nuggets.
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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:33:19 GMTProsecutors tell Russia's Kaliningrad Region to invest in gutted 14th Century castle.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:13:11 GMTArtists create a tiny street scene at pavement level in Malmo.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:50:19 GMTUK author Jeanette Winterson helps school children re-imagine the fairy tale for a new generation.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 02:45:55 GMTIn 1979 West Bromwich Albion held a match pitting a white team against a black team, writes Adrian Chiles.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 01:15:49 GMTMandy Littlewood has polycystic kidney disease and needed an organ transplant. Two of her children also have the condition.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:32:58 GMTHeathrow's third runway could involve planes taking off from a "ramp" over a motorway. How would this work, asks Harry Low.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:49:39 GMTA gorilla that escaped its enclosure at London Zoo drank five litres of blackcurrant squash before being tranquillised. What impact would this have had?
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:50:12 GMTA man has been bitten by a spider on the penis for a second time. Which part of the body do you most want to avoid getting bitten or stung?