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Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly deal despite harassment suit

50 min 8 sec ago
Twenty-First Century Fox knew O'Reilly had settled a harassment allegation when he was rehired.

Five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert

3 hours 10 min ago
The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.

Cliff diving in Chile: Divers compete in Lago Ranco

3 hours 27 min ago
Competitors performed acrobatics from heights of up to 27m (89ft) in Chile.

Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto vote on greater autonomy

3 hours 33 min ago
Central government says the polls are unnecessary but they are permitted under the constitution.

Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:34pm
The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.

Naked Indonesia

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 8:06pm
Public nudity is strictly forbidden in Indonesia - and life is tough for the local nudist community

Sticks and axes

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 8:04pm
Witnesses tell the BBC how men with sticks and axes started one of the world's longest conflicts.

WHO chief 'rethinking' Robert Mugabe's appointment

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 8:02pm
The proposal to appoint the Zimbabwean president as a WHO goodwill ambassador sparked an outcry.

Wonder down under

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:37pm
The "wonder from down under" has been free from recession for more than a quarter of a century.

The extra miles

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:37pm
Why are more people running marathons in all 50 states - and what does it say about modern America?

Night of slaughter

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:36pm
On just one night a year Faroese men can hunt gannet chicks, considered a delicacy. It involves a dangerous climb down steep cliffs.

Ivory Coast's hair sculptor Laetitia Ky

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:33pm
Laetitia Ky uses coat hangers, wires and pins to make "hair sculptures" for her Instagram fans.

Coming into fashion

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:32pm
How the body art of the Moscow underworld is coming back into fashion.

Japan goes to the polls in snap election

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 6:02pm
Millions are voting in the election, which was called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month.

Catalonia 'will not accept' Spain plan

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 3:10pm
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia will not accept Madrid's plan to curb region's powers

Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 12:09pm
The US president says he will allow scheduled release of classified files relating to Kennedy's assassination.

Czech election: Billionaire Babis wins by large margin

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 12:02pm
With almost all votes counted, Andrej Babis' party has secured almost triple its closest rivals.

Military cadets killed in Kabul minibus suicide bombing

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 9:54am
It brings the death toll from attacks in Afghanistan to around 200 in this week alone.

Magazine apologises to Solange for edit

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 9:49am
The Evening Standard says they made "the wrong call" to edit the singer's elaborate hairstyle.

Under fire in Iraq: A camera crew's view of a warzone

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 8:38am
Gunfire, danger - a few of the hazards facing a BBC team covering the news from Iraq.

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