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Trump endorses guns for teachers to stop shootings

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:50:51 GMT

The president also tells Florida shooting survivors he supports calls for improved background checks.

Fear of war looms over Syria neighbours, Iran says

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:44:30 GMT

Abbas Araqchi says Iran's presence in Syria is not aimed at creating a new front against Israel.

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:11:50 GMT

Scientists hail "good news for patients" as analysis finds 21 drugs reduce symptoms of depression.

Israel foiled 'plane terror plot' in Australia

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:27:33 GMT

PM Benjamin Netanyahu says his nation halted an "unimaginable slaughter" last year.

Moment policeman catches falling child

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:12:21 GMT

He was guarding a bank in Asyut, Egypt, when he spotted the boy three floors above.

Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy scoops Ed Sheeran to win top prizes

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:41:41 GMT

The grime star beats Ed Sheeran to two prizes, while pop singer Dua Lipa also wins a double.

Amnesty accuses President Trump of human rights violations

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:07:04 GMT

Amnesty International says Donald Trump's policies could signal "a new era of human rights regression".

Venezuela's Maduro wants 'mega-election' amid opposition boycott

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:26:32 GMT

Nicolás Maduro calls for more elections to be added to April's vote amid an opposition boycott.

Explosion at US embassy in Montenegro

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:33:28 GMT

An assailant threw an explosive device into the embassy compound before killing himself.

US: St Louis morning radio presenter gives birth on air

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:46:39 GMT

Cassiday Proctor, a morning radio presenter, gave birth by Caesarean section live on air.

Ford executive leaves over inappropriate behaviour

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:56:22 GMT

The car giant says US chief Raj Nair's actions were "inconsistent with the company's code of conduct".

Camden stabbings: 'Stop using knives' begs grieving mother

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:38:36 GMT

A mother who lost two sons within five months pleads for teenagers to stop carrying knifes.

UK's Brexit transition plans released

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:27:48 GMT

Ministers reject claims its proposals mean the "status quo" transition phase could be "indefinite".

Jennifer Lawrence hits back at dress critics

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:00:26 GMT

Jennifer Lawrence says the criticism is a "distraction" from real issues women face.

Meet the farmer who found happiness in an ancestral way of life

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:06:00 GMT

French farmer Jean-Bernard Huon has rejected modern techniques such as machinery and chemicals, relying instead on traditional methods.

Calais: The camp that never really closes

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:11:08 GMT

Police in Calais have told the BBC that they fear another jungle camp will establish.

Flat Earth? One man's rocket mission to check for himself

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:37:11 GMT

A US rocket enthusiast is looking to blast himself into outer space to test an age-old theory.

How Venezuelans stave off hunger amidst a food crisis

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:28:03 GMT

Food has become so scarce in Venezuela after the economy collapsed that people are getting desperate.

Billy Graham: Six things he believed

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:50:18 GMT

On civil rights, North Korea ties and dining with women, this is where Graham stood.

India doctors remove world's 'largest brain tumour'

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:43:23 GMT

The patient had been living for three years with the 1.8kg tumour, which was larger than his head.

After Florida shooting, people are giving up their weapons

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:51:05 GMT

Stories of people sawing up assault rifles or handing them to police have been widely shared on social media.

Will Ed Sheeran play at royal wedding?

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:19:29 GMT

The singer responds to reports that he's performing at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.

Face to face with a crocodile while collecting its eggs

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:25:06 GMT

Australia's Djelk Rangers are paid to collect eggs from crocodile nests but it's a dangerous job.

Hangzhou and the Alibaba effect

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:55:03 GMT

The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.

Gangster rapper Nissim Black on becoming an Orthodox Jew

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:13:50 GMT

Ex-gangster rapper Nissim Black, or 'D Black', has embraced Orthodox Judaism, changing his music to fit his new lifestyle.

Photographer Stephen Wilkes shows day to night in one image

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:04:15 GMT

Wilkes shoots more than 1,500 images of a scene and then blends them into a single photograph.

Dua Lipa: 'More female artists are on the rise'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:29:46 GMT

The singer is the first female artist to get five Brit Award nominations in one year.

FaceTime chat 'saves woman's life'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:18:25 GMT

Woman notices her sister is suffering from a stroke while they spoke on a FaceTime call.

''Weird world I was warned never to tell about'

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:34:33 GMT

Pauline Dakin's childhood was full of secrets, disruption and unpleasant surprises - it wasn't until she was aged 23 that she found out why.

Syria conflict: Will powers end up in direct war?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:37:01 GMT

The increasing tension between the different countries with a stake in the Syrian conflict poses a real threat to the region.

What will Brexit mean for Britain's overseas territories?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:36:21 GMT

Brexit will have profound consequences for the 250,000 people in the UK's overseas territories.

'Counting every school shooting so it never seems normal'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:43:45 GMT

Counting and remembering ever school shooting to stop US becoming 'desensitised'.

Syria war: Families struggle to survive in Eastern Ghouta, under siege

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:31:03 GMT

Syrians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta live in fear as the government steps up its bombardment.

What does Australia need from Trump's US?

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:33:36 GMT

US-Australia expert Prof Simon Jackman explains why Canberra has "doubled down" on the relationship.

Why has Ethiopia imposed a state of emergency?

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:54:20 GMT

It follows the prime minister's shock resignation and the release of hundreds of political prisoners.

Six radical ways to tackle US school shootings

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:47:46 GMT

After 17 people were killed in Florida, could these measures stop school shootings in the US?

North Korea's Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:46:45 GMT

Kim Jong-un's sister's possible pregnancy stokes fascination with the North's opaque ruling dynasty.

Selling Siberia to the world through cosmetics

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:27:42 GMT

How a Russian entrepreneur created a popular cosmetics brand based around using extracts from Siberian herbs.

The dirtiest place in your kitchen may surprise you...

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:38:16 GMT

Lots of us use wipes to keep our kitchen surfaces clean. But is it worth it?

Winter Olympics: GB out of men's curling after losing tie-breaker to Switzerland

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:51:06 GMT

Great Britain's men's curling team are out of the Winter Olympics after losing a tie-breaker against Switzerland.

Sevilla 0-0 Manchester United

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:37:16 GMT

David de Gea's stunning first-half save helps Manchester United claim a creditable draw at Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Winter Olympics: GB out of men's curling after 'amazing' five-point stone

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:30:48 GMT

Switzerland stun Great Britain's men with a rare five-point stone in the ninth end to end GB's hopes of reaching the curling semi-finals.

Winter Olympics: Andre Myhrer wins men's slalom, GB's Dave Ryding ninth

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:09:49 GMT

Sweden's Andre Myhrer is the surprise winner of the men's slalom as Great Britain's Dave Ryding finishes ninth.

Winter Olympics: Anna Gasser wins women's big air final with last jump

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:53:40 GMT

Austria's Anna Gasser secures Winter Olympics gold in the women's big air with the last jump of the event in Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics: Michelle Gisin wins combined gold as Lindsey Vonn fails to finish

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:41:55 GMT

Lindsey Vonn fails to finish her final Olympic race as Switzerland's Michelle Gisin takes gold in the women's alpine combined.

Winter Olympics: Russia curler Alexander Krushelnitsky stripped of bronze for doping

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:06:55 GMT

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has his Pyeongchang 2018 bronze medal taken away after he is found guilty of doping.

Winter Olympics: Sofia Goggia beats Lindsey Vonn to become Italy's first female downhill champion

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:36:36 GMT

Sofia Goggia sees off the challenge of American star Lindsey Vonn to become the first female Italian Olympic downhill champion.

Winter Olympics: South Korea's accidental curling superstars

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:15:19 GMT

Few rated the Garlic Girls at first, but the team could win a medal and South Koreans are loving it.

Bjorgen makes history at Olympics

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:12:12 GMT

The United States win gold in the women's team sprint free as Norway's Marit Bjorgen becomes the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time.

Finn becomes oldest to win hockey medal

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:03:54 GMT

Finland's Riikka Valila becomes the oldest ice hockey medallist at the Winter Olympics - 20 years after she first won a medal.

The world goes curling mad

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:12:13 GMT

Every four years, during the Winter Olympics, we find ourselves totally engrossed in the highly strategic sport, but is it verging on "hipster"?

Shannon Matthews: The unravelling of the truth

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:42:29 GMT

Ten years on since the kidnapping hoax, has the full story been revealed?

The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:27:07 GMT

How Foutanga Babani Sissoko pulled off one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.

Florida school shooting: A killer comes to 'paradise'

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:13:06 GMT

Students re-live Wednesday's shooting in Florida - and demand tougher gun laws from their government.