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How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the environment
Colombian farmers are piloting a way of raising cows that's better for the environment.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2019 01:09

India election 2019: Echoes of Trump in Modi's border politics
Narendra Modi and Donald Trump have used anti-immigration rhetoric to divide voters on national identity.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2019 01:06

Sierra Leone: What is life for the prostitutes of Freetown?
Two prostitutes who work on the streets of Freetown tell their stories.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2019 01:02

Morehouse College student: 'I want to change the world'
Dwytt Lewis is one of the 400 Morehouse College graduates whose debt is being wiped by a US billionaire.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2019 00:36

Newspaper headlines: Farage 'shake-down' and Trump tea with Charles
Images of the Brexit Party leader appear on many front pages after a man threw a milkshake at him.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2019 00:23

Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences'
Researchers say global sea levels may rise by 2m by the end of this century, double the current predictions.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2019 00:17

Portugal police convicted of attack on black youths
Eight are found guilty of attacking six black youths in an immigrant neighbourhood near Lisbon in 2015.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2019 00:07

Vincent Lambert: Life support must resume after court reverses ruling
Doctors began removing Vincent Lambert's life support after an earlier ruling, but must now resume it.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 23:48

Don McGahn: White House directs former lawyer not to testify
Donald McGahn told Robert Mueller that Mr Trump repeatedly tried to thwart his investigation.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 23:35

Nigel Farage: Milkshake thrown at Brexit Party leader
Video footage shows Nigel Farage having a milkshake thrown at him during a campaign walkabout.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 23:05

Kompany 'knew he was done' when winner against Leicester hit net
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says he knew his time at Manchester City was over when he scored the winner against Leicester City.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 22:59

Heart scan 'could pick up signs of sudden death risk'
Researchers used detailed images of the heart to look for signs of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 22:20

Greenpeace protest at BP's head office ends with arrests
The activists had hoped to stay in the boxes which were blocking entrances to BP's head office for several days.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 22:17

Eiffel Tower climber in custody after reaching top
Streets around the famous Parisian landmark were closed as the man scaled the 1,000ft structure.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 22:15

Trump's 'genocidal taunts' will not end Iran - Zarif
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US president should try showing Iranians some respect.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 21:58

Manchester City fans cheer on heroes after treble triumph
Fans partied on the streets of Manchester as an open-top bus paraded through the city.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 21:58

Chef Gary Usher offered a homeless man work - but now what?
A top chef has offered a homeless man a job - but how does someone manage work when they've no home?
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 21:21

North Korean women 'forced into sex slavery' in China - report
Thousands of North Korean women and girls are forced to work in China's sex trade, a new report says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 21:15

Is there a problem with salmon farming?
Marine biologist and diver David Ainsley is concerned about the effect fish farms have on marine life.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 21:10

Lord Heseltine loses Tory whip after endorsing the Lib Dems
The Tory peer has been disciplined after saying he would back the Lib Dems in European elections.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 21:01

Austria's far-right Freedom Party ministers all resign amid scandal
It comes after their party leader was caught on tape offering contracts to an oligarch's niece.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 20:42

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019: In pictures
A photographic tour of some of the highlights of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 20:36

Clarke can lift gloom, says ex-Scotland boss Brown
Craig Brown says his latest successor as Scotland head coach Steve Clarke will bring a "togetherness" to the national set-up.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 19:57

Chessington surprise: Pupils go to theme park instead of exam
Students were "tricked" into thinking they would be sitting a SATs test, but spent the day on rides.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 19:50

A-League Grand Final: Dancing goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne is penalty shootout hero for Sydney FC
Watch dancing goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne put off Perth Glory's penalty takers as Sydney FC won the A-League Grand Final.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 19:30

Cricket World Cup: Liam Dawson still in contention for England squad - Bayliss
England coach Trevor Bayliss says spinner Liam Dawson is still in contention to be named in England's World Cup squad despite not playing in the series against Pakistan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 19:24

Ahmed Abiy hosts glitzy fundraising dinner for the elite
Ahmed Abiy's event at the Menelik palace was to raise funds for infrastructure in Addis Ababa.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 19:10

Martin Tower, former Bethlehem Steel headquarters, demolished
The 21-storey Martin Tower, former headquarters of a US steel company, is demolished in Pennsylvania.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 19:09

Birmingham head teacher threatened over LGBT lessons
Police are investigating the messages while an MP calls for a protest exclusion zone "to protect children".
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 18:32

The tycoon who just paid off 400 students' debt
Who is the US philanthropist who paid off 400 students’ loans in a graduation speech this weekend?
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 18:07

London Bridge attack inquests: Doctor left bar on lockdown to help victims
An off-duty medic begged staff to unlock the door so he could help victims of the London Bridge attack.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 18:00

Graham Potter appointed new Brighton manager after leaving Swansea
Brighton appoint Englishman Graham Potter as their new manager on a four-year deal as he leaves Swansea.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 17:55

European elections 2019: What are the rules on party funding?
There are strict rules around party donations, but how do they work?
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 17:41

Frenchman sentenced to death over Indonesia drug smuggling
FĂ©lix Dorfin was convicted of trafficking about 3kg (6.6lb) of various drugs into Indonesia.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 16:55

Man Utd, Spurs... Wolves: Where next for Bale if he leaves Real Madrid?
Seemingly unwanted at Real Madrid, could a move to Manchester United or back to Tottenham be on the cards for Wales international Gareth Bale?
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 16:30

When women experts are not taken seriously
A Twitter thread on "having a PhD whilst female" inspires stories of having work expertise accepted.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 15:52

Is your lifestyle funding organised crime?
The NCA says the threat from criminal gangs is "staggering" and more money is needed to tackle the issue.
bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 15:14

Eurovision: Is Brexit to blame for the UK's latest flop?
Some put the UK's last-place finish down to a Brexit backlash, but there are other factors at work.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 14:27

How Huawei's Android loss affects you
Google's move to end business ties with Huawei will affect current devices and future purchases.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 14:19

2019 European elections: What are we voting on?
BBC Brussels correspondent Adam Fleming reminds us what we are actually voting on in the EU Elections
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 13:12

Britons could be banned from Syria under counter-terrorism laws
The home secretary has warned UK nationals who are there without good reason they are "on notice".
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 13:07

Nigel Farage: Party funding claims 'a disgusting smear'
Ex-Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for an investigation into The Brexit Party's finances.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 13:03

US president says war would be 'end' of Iran as tensions rise
The US president issues a stern warning as tensions rise between Washington and Tehran.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 12:58

US billionaire clears 400 student loans
Robert F Smith made the commitment to graduates at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 12:56

Greenpeace activists inside boxes block BP headquarters
Those inside the containers have enough food and water to last them for a week, it is claimed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 12:54

Cambodia re-enacts Khmer Rouge killings - in pictures
Actors pretend to slit throats on 20 May, an official holiday known as the "Day of Anger".
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2019 12:44

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