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Glass loos with a view open in China

2 hours 31 min ago
China's recent obsession with glass tourist attractions goes round the U-bend with the opening of see-through treetop toilets.

Shimon Peres funeral: World leaders gather in Israel

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 22:35
World leaders including Barack Obama and Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas are in Israel for the funeral of Shimon Peres, one of the country's founding fathers.

Teenage lives

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 20:21
The story behind the suicide of two teenage girls in France opens an intense debate about how teenagers treat each other and how they are looked after at school.

Big screen Barack

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 19:35
As Barack Obama's time at the White House draws to an end, film-makers are turning their attention to his early life.

Hidden moments

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 19:22
As Colombians decide whether to accept a ceasefire with the Farc, a look at the work of photographer Jesus Abad Colorado Lopez.

Divisive memories

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 19:13
Grace Livingstone reports on how a row about proposed changes to a number of museums in Argentina highlights divisions about how the years of military rule should be remembered.

Mining disaster

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 19:09
Photographer Subrata Biswas documents the fallout of India's dependence on coal to meet its energy requirements.

Free land

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 19:03
The Russian government has been giving away free land in the Far East of the country. The scheme has been rolling out - but not without its problems.

Exclusive Lady Detective short story

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 19:00
To mark 50 years of Botswana's independence, Alexander McCall Smith writes an exclusive short story featuring his lady detectives.

The refugees still trying to reach EU via Balkans

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 18:50
The BBC has learned that at least a 1,000 refugees and migrants each week are trying to reach the EU via the Balkans.

9/11 lawsuits bill causes Saudi Arabia 'great concern'

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 18:43
Saudi Arabia says it is a matter of "great concern" that 9/11 relatives in the US may be able to sue the kingdom for damages.

Raffaele Sollecito 'wants to rebuild image'

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 18:09
Raffaele Sollecito, who spent four years in prison for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher before his conviction was quashed, has told BBC Newsnight that he wants to rebuild his image.

Rosetta probe set for comet collision

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:43
The audacious Rosetta mission has been commanded to end its investigation of Comet 67P by crashing into the 4km-wide ball of ice and dust.

US band The Slants sues so it can trademark 'offensive' name

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:19
An Asian-American band takes a legal fight to trademark their name, that's seen as offensive to Asians, to the Supreme Court.

US election 2016: Trump accused of Cuba embargo breach

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:12
Hillary Clinton says presidential rival Donald Trump appears to have violated US laws, after a report said he broke a trade embargo with Cuba.

Rosetta spacecraft's crash landing explained

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:04
The Rosetta probe, which has been beaming back spectacular pictures of a comet, is to end its journey by crash landing.

Shimon Peres funeral: Arrests ahead of Israeli funeral

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:02
Israeli police make several arrests as a huge security operation swings into action ahead of Friday's funeral for former prime minister and president Shimon Peres.

Somalia says US air strike killed civilians not al-Shabab

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 15:48
A Somali regional government official has demanded an explanation from the US after 22 civilians and Somali soldiers were allegedly killed in an airstrike.

New data shows 'staggering' extent of great ape trade

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 14:39
A new database suggests a dramatic under-reporting of the live, illegal trade in great apes including orangutans, chimpanzees and gorilllas.

How many baby pandas can you count?

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 14:08
Twenty-three giant panda cubs have made their public debut at a research centre in Chengdu in south west China.

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