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Plastic pollution: Could a year's waste circle the Earth four times?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:15pm
Could a year's global plastic waste circle the Earth four times over?

Norway's spy Town: 'They took him and they have broken him'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:15pm
The wife of a Norwegian pensioner convicted of espionage in Russia has spoken to the BBC about her anger at the intelligence service.

The CubeSat revolution changing the way we see the world

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:07pm
Small, cheap satellites can help us track pollution, crop yields and congestion like never before.

Iran rejects suggestion its missile programme is negotiable

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 5:45pm
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif mooted possible talks on the weapons in a US interview.

Huge fire sweeps through Peru neighbourhood

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:32pm
Eighty families have been affected by the fire, according to local media.

Johnny Clegg, South African musician and activist, dies aged 66

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:30pm
One of South Africa's best-known musicians and anti-apartheid activist dies at the age of 66.

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Malta journalist's murder suspects to stand trial

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 3:27pm
Prosecutors issue a bill of indictment against three men held in 2017 over Daphne Caruana Galizia's death.

Inside Iran: Are Tehran's poorest paying the price?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:57pm
US imposed sanctions are crippling the economy, making food and medicines unaffordable.

Apollo 11: 'They'd never had a woman engineer'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:17pm
JoAnn Morgan tells the BBC about her role at the launch of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon.

Turkish sailors held hostage by armed pirates in Nigeria

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:13pm
They were kidnapped by pirates - reportedly for ransom - although eight managed to escape.

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:10pm
The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.

Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:04pm
The German will become the first female president of the European Commission, after a close vote.

No federal charges in 2014 US chokehold death

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:18pm
Garner's last words, "I can't breathe", became a rallying cry for police brutality protesters.

Trump: I don't have a racist bone in my body

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:11pm
The US president hits back after his controversial attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen.

Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 11:38am
It comes ahead of a decision on Ms Lagarde's nomination to become head of the European Central Bank.

François de Rugy, French environment minister, quits over spending allegations

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:57am
The environment minister is accused of spending public money on luxury dinners, but denies any wrongdoing.

Mona Lisa is moving - what does it take to keep her safe?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:53am
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece - believed by many to be the world's most iconic painting - is being moved.

Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 9:49am
More than a million people RSVP to an event calling for people to break into the Nevada base.

Zuma inquiry: South Africa's ex-leader claims he received death threats

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 9:39am
Jacob Zuma says threats were also made against his children and lawyer.

Trump's asylum crackdown: Will the 'safe third country' plan work?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:48am
The US president is bringing in new rules for asylum seekers but critics deem it illegal and dangerous.

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