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10 ways to change the world

Their missions vary greatly: To provide loving homes for orphaned children, feed those in crisis or mend war's psychological wounds.

Coffee shop employs 40 people with disabilities

Coffee shops are cool, but in Wilmington, North Carolina, Bitty & Beau's Coffee is known for its warmth.

How hotel soap can save lives

For many Cambodians, a bar of soap is a luxury they cannot afford.




"America has changed since I was ambassador," reflects Prince Turki al Faisal, after President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Lebanese and Palestinians gathered down the road from the US Embassy North of Beirut to protest President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem a...

"If you look carefully between the lines at what the President said, he basically did not close the whole issue," says former Israeli Prime Ministe...

The winners of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize have warned countries that possess nuclear weapons to eliminate their "instruments of insanity" or risk m...

New York Port Authority attack: Man held after Manhattan blast

A Bangladeshi man is being held after a blast wounded several people at Port Authority bus terminal.

Alabama Senate race: Trump records robocall for Roy Moore

Roy Moore's Democratic opponent accuses him of hiding as the race remains too close to call.

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017.

Snow in Europe triggers transport chaos

Hundreds of flights are cancelled in the Netherlands and Belgium.

The photographer who lowers herself into active volcanoes

Photographer Ulla Lohmann lowers herself into active volcanoes to take pictures.

Theresa May says Brexit deal 'good news' for all voters

Theresa May tells MPs the agreement should reassure both Leave and Remain supporters.

Tanzanian President Magufuli pardons child rapists

Rights group condemns John Magufuli for pardoning musicians who raped 10 primary schoolgirls.

EU's Federica Mogherini rebuffs Netanyahu on Jerusalem

The EU says it will not recognise the city as Israel's capital before a final status peace deal.

Trump sex harassment accusers demand congressional inquiry

Three women repeat claims the president groped, fondled, forcibly kissed and humiliated them.

Josh Homme: Queens of the Stone Age frontman kicks female photographer

The rock star says he is sorry for kicking the female photographer, who says he did it on purpose.

The world's youngest island

Scientists think Hunga Tunga Hunga Ha'apai might hold clues on where to look for life on Mars.

Irish DNA map reveals history's imprint

Scientists have unveiled a detailed genetic map of Ireland, revealing subtle DNA differences that may reflect historic events.

Cat Person

A short story about a young woman's sexual encounter with a cat owner has provoked an online discussion on modern dating

New York explosion: How events unfolded in Manhattan subway

An explosion in the subway system injured four and caused chaos in rush hour. This is what happened.

Stars rally

Chris Evans, Justin Bieber, Hailee Steinfeld and Millie Bobby Brown are among the stars who have shared his story online.

Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall

Wu Yongning, who climbed tall buildings without safety gear, fell from a Changsha skyscraper.

Russia's Putin visits Syria airbase and orders start of pullout

Russia's president visits troops in Syria, days after saying he will stand for re-election.

Uruguay hosts world's biggest barbecue beating Argentina

A city in Uruguay grills 16.5 tonnes of meat to beat the previous world record held by Argentina.

The Israeli PM meets EU foreign ministers, but differences emerge immediately.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu meets EU foreign ministers, but differences emerge immediately.

Bali jailbreak: US inmate escapes notorious Kerobokan prison

Reports suggest the man and another inmate escaped by climbing over the prison wall.

New York bombing 'inspired by Islamic State'

A man with a pipe bomb strapped to his chest caused chaos in New York after the device went off in a crowded subway tunnel near Times Square.

Split fortunes for injured Syrian boys in Europe

Two injured Syrian boys trying to get medical treatment in Europe have had very different fortunes in their struggle - largely because of how the c...

Celebrities rally around bullied schoolboy

Celebrities including Chris Evans, Snoop Dogg and Mark Hamill have offered support to a young boy being bullied at school.

Spacey replacement nominated for Golden Globe

Christopher Plummer has been nominated for a Golden Globe after re-shooting a role played originally by Kevin Spacey.

Serial killer: I had more than seven victims

A convicted serial killer who chained up a woman in a storage container after murdering her boyfriend has claimed he has more victims who are yet t...

Bitcoin surges by 25% as futures trading begins

Bitcoin's price jumped 25% after it started trading on a major exchange for the first time.

Melbourne to roll out terrorism alarm system

Plans have been unveiled for a terrorism alarm system in Australia's second-largest city.

Saudi Arabia to finally lift cinema ban from 2018

Saudi Arabians will be allowed to legally watch a film in a cinema next year for the first time in more than three decades.

Leaders in 'terror' row amid Jerusalem protests

Relations between Israel and Turkey have soured after their leaders traded insults days after President Trump sparked fury by recognising Jerusalem...

Arab League slams Trump over Jerusalem move

The Arab League has slammed Donald Trump over his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, calling it a "dangerous violation of in...