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How Sesame Street charmed US then the world

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:12pm
From the Bronx to Bangladesh, half a century on, the impact of the playful puppets has spread far and wide.

How two friends built a popular food website

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:04pm
New Yorkers Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs set up and grew popular recipe and kitchen equipment website Food52.

Why Venezuela matters to the US... and vice versa

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:04pm
BBC Mundo's Daniel Pardo explains what binds the two countries together.

Spotted handfish: Saving Tasmania's unusual 'walking' species

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:02pm
The spotted handfish is critically endangered and found only in a small area of Tasmania.

Brazil dam collapse: The crucial questions

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:00pm
The full story of the Brumadinho dam disaster could take many months to emerge, the BBC's David Shukman says.

Trump: I'd have hard time letting son Barron play football

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 5:42pm
The US president says dangers in American football mean he would have a hard time letting Barron, 12, play.

21 Savage: Atlanta rapper 'arrested by US immigration force'

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 4:58pm
Officials say the Atlanta rapper came from the UK in 2005 and overstayed after his visa ran out.

In pictures: Rodrigo Duterte and Kim Jong-un impersonators cause a stir

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 11:30am
A couple of lookalikes cause a stir, posing for photos and toasting one another over fried chicken.

Venezuela crisis: US sending aid 'at Guaidó's request'

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 10:08am
The US is sending humanitarian aid following a request from self-proclaimed president Juan Guaidó.

Yemi Osinbajo helicopter crash: Nigeria's VP thanks crew

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:40am
Yemi Osinbajo says he is "safe and sound" after his aircraft came down on his way to a campaign rally.

Queensland dam gates opened after flood

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 6:59am
Residents in Townsville, Australia, brace for the arrival of water as dam gates are opened.

Australia weather: Townsville warned as floodgates open

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 6:54am
Thousands of people in the north-eastern state of Queensland are warned of "unprecedented flooding".

Brooklyn prison: Power and heat failure sparks protest

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 6:19am
Many inmates at a federal prison in Brooklyn have been stuck in dark, freezing cells for days.

Assaulted actor: I can't let them win

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 5:22am
Empire actor Jussie Smollett has performed for the first time since he was assaulted by two men in Chicago. He told the crowd: “I had to be here tonight, y’all."

World War One grenade among potatoes at Hong Kong crisp factory

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 5:13am
The device was found among a delivery of potatoes from France sent to a crisp factory in Hong Kong.

In Pictures: Pain and ecstasy at the Lagos marathon

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 4:33am
Thousands have battled heat and humidity to complete the marathon in Nigeria’s commercial capital.

Nauru migrants: Last four children to leave island for US

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 3:57am
Australia says the four children and their families held on the Pacific island are going to the US.


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