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Flamenco star Rosalía kicks off BBC Sound of 2019 countdown

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 1:59am
Spanish singer Rosalía, who's bringing flamenco to the masses, comes fifth in the BBC Sound of 2019.

Gabon military 'seizes power'

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 1:47am
President Ali Bongo, whose family has ruled for more than 50 years, has been ailing since October.

The toughest job in world football?

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 1:39am
It is written into manager Jan Kocian's contract that he won't enter war-torn Yemen, so how is he preparing the country's football team for their first major tournament?

Golden Globes 2019: Bohemian Rhapsody and Rami Malek are surprise winners

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 1:07am
Bohemian Rhapsody and its star Rami Malek are surprise winners as the Oscars race hots up.

Yusaku Maezawa: Japanese billionaire tweets most retweeted tweet

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 12:23am
Fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa knocks a US teen seeking chicken nuggets off the most-tweeted spot.

India scientists dismiss Einstein theories

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 11:56pm
They have been slammed by their colleagues for making irrational claims based on Hindu mythology.

Bluebottle jellyfish: Thousands of Queensland beachgoers stung

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 10:41pm
The beachgoers receive treatment after large jellyfish populations are pushed ashore in Queensland.

US-China officials to begin trade war talks in Beijing

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 10:11pm
It marks the first formal meeting since the US and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their trade battle.

Venezuela Supreme Court judge Christian Zerpa flees to US

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 8:38pm
Supreme Court judge Christian Zerpa says he fled to protest against President Nicolás Maduro's rule.

US attacks on Somalia's al-Shabab increase under Trump

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 8:15pm
Since President Trump took power aerial attacks on al-Shabab have increased, writes the BBC's Tomi Oladipo.

Saudi embassy says woman 'still has her passport'

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:47pm
Saudi officials say a woman stranded in Bangkok airport is being held for not having a ticket.

War-weary Syrians in Kurdish-held Manbij wait to learn fate

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:24pm
Residents of the Kurdish-held northern town brace for upheaval as US forces prepare to withdraw.

Behind India's construction boom: 'We risk our lives to build your homes'

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:23pm
India's construction boom is fuelled by workers who risk injury and death for a meagre wage.

The tech boss who smashed through barriers

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:20pm
Therese Tucker, the founder of technology firm BlackLine, wasn't going to let any sexism hold her back.

The concrete blocks that once protected Britain

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:15pm
Photographer Joe Pettet-Smith's pictures of the remaining sound mirrors that were once used to detect approaching enemy aircraft.

The 'superwoman' midwife of the mountains

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:11pm
After she had to give birth without any help, one Himalayan woman decided to train to become the first midwife in her area.

Egypt opens Middle East's biggest cathedral

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:03pm
President Sisi inaugurated the massive Coptic cathedral, a day after a bomb blast near a church.

Pope Francis urges end to migrant boat deadlock

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 6:56pm
Italy and Malta are refusing to allow two ships carrying 49 migrants in the Mediterranean to land.

US and North Korea negotiating location for second summit - Trump

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 6:41pm
The US president says a "good dialogue" is taking place with North Korea but sanctions will remain.

Enes Kanter: 'I don't feel safe in the UK'

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 6:32pm
Enes Kanter of the New York Knicks tells the BBC why he won't be at the NBA game in London next week.


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