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Rewriting history in the Philippines and the fight for the truth

2 hours 54 min ago
How supporters of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos have been exploiting social media to spread fake news as his family stages a political comeback.

Can attitudes towards body hair be sexist for both men and women?

3 hours 1 min ago
Frankie McCamley looks at the psychology, the history and the popular culture around people with body hair.

Somalian journalists risk their lives to report the truth

3 hours 2 min ago
Somalia is one of the most dangerous places for journalists, with nearly 40 killed in the past decade.

California wildfires continue to rage

3 hours 52 min ago
The death toll in California is rising as fires burn across the northern and southern parts of the state.

Can listening to bees tell us why they are in decline?

4 hours 33 min ago
Scientists hope artificial intelligence will gives us more insights into bee health and behaviour.

California wildfires: 'I saw cars become metal and bones'

4 hours 44 min ago
Hundreds of thousands of people have fled wildfires in California - here are some of their stories

Stan Lee on how he created Spider-Man

6 hours 13 min ago
The man behind many Marvel Comics superheroes explains how he came up with the iconic character.

French mother tried for hiding baby in car boot

6 hours 45 min ago
A French woman has gone on trial accused of harming the child she kept in the boot of her car.

Comedian Dave Chappelle photobombs engagement shoot

6 hours 47 min ago
Comedian Dave Chappelle photobombs a young, American couple's engagement photoshoot.

Mystery monkey: history of unique Xenothrix fossil revealed

7 hours 12 min ago
A now-extinct monkey from Jamaica had South American roots, according to new DNA evidence.

#ThisIsOurLane: Doctors hit back at pro-gun group NRA

7 hours 14 min ago
The National Rifle Association told doctors to "stay in their lane" after a report on gun violence.

Stan Lee: Marvel Comics co-creator dies aged 95

7 hours 53 min ago
Lee, the brains behind Spider-Man, Black Panther and X-Men, is survived by his daughter.

Stan Lee obituary: The genius of the superhero creator

7 hours 55 min ago
Stan Lee was the man responsible for a string of comic superheroes that have become household names.

These coins stopped a bullet and saved a soldier's life

8 hours 49 min ago
These coins both endangered and saved Optatius Buyssens's life, as he fought as a soldier during World War One

Mid-term elections 2018: Trump calls for end of Florida recounts

8 hours 56 min ago
Amid narrowing margins in Florida's senate and governor races, Donald Trump says recounts should end.

Outcry after police shoot African-American security guard 'hero'

9 hours 7 min ago
An armed private security guard was killed by police after he detained a gunman, witnesses say.

Aung San Suu Kyi: Amnesty strips Myanmar leader of top prize

9 hours 15 min ago
The group says it is profoundly dismayed by the former icon's lack of action on the Rohingya crisis.

Spain Catalonia: Separatists ordered to repay ballot costs

9 hours 38 min ago
A court orders former Catalan leader Artur Mas to repay the €4.9m costs of an illegal vote in 2014.

Uganda school fire: 'Arson attack' leaves 10 dead

10 hours 1 min ago
The dormitory's doors were padlocked and dozens of people were trapped inside, officials say.

Tanzania's Magufuli deploys military amid cashew nut crisis

10 hours 10 min ago
President John Magufuli ordered officers to buy the crop from farmers at government-approved prices.


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