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Brazil election: How the famous yellow football shirt has become politicised

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 17:15
As Brazil's election - and the World Cup - approach, the famous yellow shirt is being politicised.

King Charles: Will the monarchy move reconciliation forward in Canada?

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 17:13
The accession of King Charles could lead to greater reconciliation with indigenous people in Canada.

Adidas row: Morocco demands change to Algerian jersey design

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 16:51
Adidas says an Algerian palace inspired the design, but Morocco says it is cultural appropriation.

US points finger at Russia over gas pipeline sabotage

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 16:29
US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm tells the BBC its unlikely Nord Stream leaks are coincidence.

Ukraine-Russia war: US army doctor and wife charged with Russia spying

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:47
The army major doctor and her wife, a civilian doctor, are charged over plans to leak health information.

Tsitsi Dangarembga: Zimbabwe author convicted over placard protest

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 09:45
A court rules that Tsitsi Dangarembga incited violence by walking with a sign calling for reform.

Young non-smokers told not to take up vaping by experts

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 09:06
But the findings do show that vaping is far safer than cigarettes, so smokers should switch.

BBC World Service proposes 382 post closures as part of savings

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 07:07
The move is part of wider BBC savings, while "accelerating digital offering and increasing impact".

How Gangsta's Paradise changed the course of hip-hop

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 05:41
In 1995, Coolio combined street-tough lyrics with a pop sensibility - and rap wold never be the same.

UN elects first female tech agency secretary-general

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 05:26
Doreen Bogdan-Martin is the first International Telecommunication Union secretary-general in its history.

Ukraine war: Finland closes border to Russian tourists

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 04:37
It now means all of Russia's European Union neighbours have shut their borders to its tourists.

Iran president says 'chaos' will not be accepted as protests continue

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 04:01
Ebrahim Raisi vows to deal decisively with "rioters", as days of anti-government unrest continues.

Russia to formally annex four more areas of Ukraine

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 03:32
Russia is to press ahead with annexation days after conducting unrecognised referendums.

Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda genocide suspect due to go on trial at The Hague

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 01:38
Félicien Kabuga is accused of funding and arming militias during the ethnic slaughter in 1994.

Hurricane Ian: Cities flooded and power cut as storm crosses Florida

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 01:06
Some 2.2 million homes are without electricity after 241km/h (150mph) winds tore down power lines.

Abortion: India Supreme Court says amended law to cover single women too

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 00:01
India's Supreme Court says all women, including those not married, can get an abortion up to 24 weeks.

Nord Stream: Sweden finds new leak in Russian gas pipeline

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 23:34
The EU says the leaks are caused by sabotage and promises the "strongest possible response".

Indian official mocks sanitary pad request

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 22:18
The civil servant told the schoolgirl that next she will ask for the government to provide free condoms.

Australia's most-polluting coal plant to shut decade earlier than planned

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 20:56
Energy firm AGL calls it a "major step" for Australia, but critics say more action is needed.

Hurricane Ian: Cars bob like corks in raging floodwaters

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 19:35
The storm has deluged coastal areas, downing trees and power lines.