'We survived!' Collapsing glacier soaks kayakers

'We survived!' Collapsing glacier soaks kayakers

Chunks of falling glacier caused a massive wave that came straight at a pair of kayakers in Alaska.
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Man found dead in underpass after Istanbul floods

Man found dead in underpass after Istanbul floods

A homeless man was found in the Unkapani district, apparently drowned, after heavy rain caused extensive damage
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Florida for $5m, anyone?

Florida for $5m, anyone?

Donald Trump isn't the first US leader to seek expansion using taxpayer dollars. But did those deals work out?
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'Iran is the most beautiful country'

'Iran is the most beautiful country'

A former senior executive at a Chinese internet company is now a freelance photographer travelling around the globe. First stop - Iran.
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'We moved to the forest to fight climate change'

'We moved to the forest to fight climate change'

Janne Utriainen is tackling climate change in his own way - leaving the city to live off the land.
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The plight of a US dairy farm

The plight of a US dairy farm

The Voelker family's dairy farm has been around since 1942 - it's shutting down due to economic pressures.
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The cookery class where English is on the menu

The cookery class where English is on the menu

Workshops are teaching young asylum seekers how to cook and improve their English skills.
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When DiCaprio got fired - and Pitt almost did

When DiCaprio got fired - and Pitt almost did

The stars of Quentin Tarantino's latest film share stories from the early days of their careers.
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Double celebrations at twin festival

Double celebrations at twin festival

The town of Pleucadeuc in northwest France holds an annual festival for twins, now in its 25th year.
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Truck driven into protesters at US detention centre

Truck driven into protesters at US detention centre

The demonstrators had been blocking the entrance to the immigrant detention centre in Rhode Island.
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Would you buy a plane for $1,000?

Would you buy a plane for $1,000?

The Kenya Airports Authority has overseen the auctioning of abandoned aircraft at Nairobi's Wilson Airport.
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'I'll represent gigolos and barmaids'

'I'll represent gigolos and barmaids'

After a career in Tokyo's red-light district, Lee Komaki wants to enter politics. But it's not without challenges.
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Bird strike forces Russian airliner to crash-land

Bird strike forces Russian airliner to crash-land

Twenty-three people were injured when the Airbus 321 was forced to land in a field near Moscow.
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'Our officers need help'

'Our officers need help'

During an eight-hour standoff with police, a gunman in Philadelphia shot six police officers.
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The lengths Americans go to for cheap medicine

The lengths Americans go to for cheap medicine

With drug prices soaring in the US, people are travelling to Canada to buy life-saving medication.
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Meet the YouTube astrophysicist

Meet the YouTube astrophysicist

'Dr Becky' receives thousands of views on her YouTube channel which answers questions about the universe.
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Trudeau: 'Buck stops with the prime minister'

Trudeau: 'Buck stops with the prime minister'

Ethics commissioner says the Canadian PM tried to influence a former minister in the SNC-Lavalin case.
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'I didn't go to uni and I love what I do'

'I didn't go to uni and I love what I do'

The BBC meets three people who opted not to go to university after their A-levels.
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Texting while driving crash caught on camera

Texting while driving crash caught on camera

No one was injured. The local police department shared the footage as a warning to not text and drive.
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What's wrong with planting new forests?

What's wrong with planting new forests?

Planting trees can sometimes actually do more harm than good to the environment. Here's why.
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Astronaut plays DJ set from space station

Astronaut plays DJ set from space station

Luca Parmitano played from the International Space Station to a cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea.
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Should India embrace cryptocurrencies?

Should India embrace cryptocurrencies?

Some believe that believe cryptocurrencies are the new digital gold. From Bitcoin to Ethereum, there are over 2,000 kinds of cryptocurrencies globally, worth over $300bn in digital money. And now Facebook is planning to join the bandwagon with Lib...
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PM Modi 'murdering the constitution'

PM Modi 'murdering the constitution'

Parliament cannot just be a voice for the majority, says the Kashmiri politician Shah Faesal.
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Being in a happiness class

Being in a happiness class

Students at over 1,000 schools in India's capital Delhi are attending a happiness class at school. This involves group activities, story sessions and meditation exercises. Can these classes help address the issue of depression and stress among ado...
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'I went to too many funerals'

'I went to too many funerals'

Kathleen's husband was killed by the IRA, which Anne joined at 18. Now they work together on peace.
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Ibram Kendi on reducing the US racial wealth gap

Ibram Kendi on reducing the US racial wealth gap

Prof Ibram Kendi backs reparations being paid to African Americans for past injustices like slavery.
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Zimbabwe businessman: My shelves are empty

Zimbabwe businessman: My shelves are empty

As Zimbabwe's economic crisis bites, one man tells the BBC how shortages are crippling his business.
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Does dodgeball really encourage bullying?

Does dodgeball really encourage bullying?

Researchers in Canada say students should not be forced to play the sport in school.
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Russia tests 'vengeance' cruise missile

Russia tests 'vengeance' cruise missile

The nuclear-tipped Burevestnik missile will also have a nuclear propellant.
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The pensioner village

The pensioner village

Spain is one of many countries with an ageing population. Could this pensioner-friendly village be the future?
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The village designed for old people

The village designed for old people

Spain is one of many countries facing an ageing population. Could this pensioner-friendly village be the future?
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Buildings swept away in China typhoon

Buildings swept away in China typhoon

Typhoon Lekima in China has killed dozens of people, with over a million evacuated from Zhejiang province.
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Perv Busters: Fight crime on the New York subway

Perv Busters: Fight crime on the New York subway

A women-led group is working to prevent sexual assaults on New York's transport network.
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Dozens killed after heavy rainfall in India

Dozens killed after heavy rainfall in India

Monsoon flooding in India has led to dozens of deaths and hundreds of thousands of people being evacuated.
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Nazanin: The politics explained

Nazanin: The politics explained

Why one mother's personal plight is part of a long and complicated history between Iran and the UK.
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The life of a Zimbabwean domestic worker

The life of a Zimbabwean domestic worker

Lynette gives a rare insight into the inner life of a domestic worker in Zimbabwe.
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'We need meaningful background checks'

'We need meaningful background checks'

President Trump says he feels strongly about the Second Amendment but hopes Congress can still act.
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#ElPasoStrong: Portrait of a defiant city

#ElPasoStrong: Portrait of a defiant city

Almost a week since a gunman took the lives of 22 people inside a Texas shopping centre, the community is finding ways to come together.
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Italy's Salvini: Coalition 'must be divided'

Italy's Salvini: Coalition 'must be divided'

Italy's populist interior minister says the coalition with Five Star cannot continue.
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The breast milk bank saving babies' lives

The breast milk bank saving babies' lives

A new milk bank in Kenya allows mums to donate their breast milk in a bid to reduce infant deaths.
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Locals 'kicked out' of their homes for tourists

Locals 'kicked out' of their homes for tourists

Valencia is one of the cities in Europe fighting back against holiday rental websites.
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Helter-skelter 'first' for UK cathedral

Helter-skelter 'first' for UK cathedral

The full-size fairground ride is "certainly not a gimmick", says Norwich Cathedral.
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'Let my dad be free like everybody else please'

'Let my dad be free like everybody else please'

Almost 700 people were detained in a series of US immigration raids, with some children separated from their parents.
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'It's just pure hate that this guy did this'

'It's just pure hate that this guy did this'

California police say they don't know why a man went on a stabbing spree that left four people dead.
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Facebook: the new battleground in political ads

Facebook: the new battleground in political ads

Amol Rajan explores how social media platforms have become the new campaign battlegrounds for UK political parties.
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Bodybuilding in a backyard

Bodybuilding in a backyard

In Ghana, body builders not wanting to pay gym fees have found an alternative way to pump iron.
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Hidden Thai temple emerges from reservoir

Hidden Thai temple emerges from reservoir

An underwater temple in Thailand has emerged as water levels drop in a reservoir.
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Protests and support - Dayton divided over Trump visit

Protests and support - Dayton divided over Trump visit

As President Trump meets victims of a deadly mass shooting, Dayton is divided over his visit.
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