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Southwest Airlines engine explosion: US to order fan blade inspections

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 07:24
Tests on fan blades come after an explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight that left one person dead.

Art installation creates smelling pods of major cities' air

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 06:55
Five pods have reconstructed the smell of cities across the world. But there was a problem with one city...

US senators allowed to bring babies into chamber

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 05:55
The move comes after Tammy Duckworth became the first US senator to give birth while in office.

Top Japanese official resigns over sexual harassment claims

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 05:52
The high-ranking bureaucrat denies accusations he sexually harassed female reporters.

Commonwealth Bank charged fees to dead clients, inquiry hears

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 05:50
One Commonwealth Bank customer had been deceased for 11 years, an inquiry hears.

Trump 'will walk out' if North Korea talks not fruitful

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 04:49
The US president and Japanese PM agree maximum pressure will be kept on North Korea.

Philippines' Duterte says he ordered probe into Australian nun

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 04:14
The Philippines leader accuses the Australian of "disorderly conduct", in a warning to foreign critics.

Moment mace is stolen in Nigerian Senate

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 04:11
Intruders stormed into the Nigerian upper house and took the symbolic mace.

Planet-hunter launches from Florida

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 01:22
The US space agency's Tess satellite lifts off on a mission to find thousands of new worlds.

A beginner's guide to negotiating with Kim Jong-un

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 01:06
Three experts explain how Donald Trump might avoid diplomatic gaffes and forge a lasting peace with North Korea.

Why many Nigerians give 10% of their income to the church

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 00:54
Many Nigerian Christians believe it is compulsory to give 10% of their income to the church. But some say this means poor people are funding the extravagant lifestyles of charismatic preachers.

Syria war: The online activists pushing conspiracy theories

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 00:52
As the investigation into an alleged chemical attack in Syria continues, one group is spreading its unsubstantiated take.

The battle over Colombia's coca fields

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 00:49
Despite the 2016 peace deal, the country's cocaine trade is still flourishing.

The young Holocaust survivor interviewed by the BBC in 1945

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 00:42
Hetty Verolme returns to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she spoke to the BBC in April 1945.

The holiday village run by spies

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 00:25
An idyllic holiday resort on the banks of the Red Sea was a base for Israeli spies with a secret mission.

Manhattan nanny Yoselyn Ortega guilty of murdering children

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 00:23
The children's mother returned to find her two children's bodies and the killer stabbing herself.

Donald Trump's double threat to global free trade

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 00:09
The World Trade Organization faces challenges on two fronts that threaten the way it does business.

100 Women: 'Record number' of Nepalese women climbing Everest this season

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 23:55
A record number of Nepalese women are climbing Mount Everest this spring season, officials tell the BBC.

Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 23:18
The communist state is set to confirm Miguel Díaz-Canel as its first leader who is not a Castro.

Puerto Rico hit by first island-wide blackout since Hurricane Maria

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 23:02
It is the first island-wide power outage since Hurricane Maria hit the US territory seven months ago.

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