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Gangster rapper Nissim Black on becoming an Orthodox Jew

Ex-gangster rapper Nissim Black, or 'D Black', has embraced Orthodox Judaism, changing his music to fit his new lifestyle. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Hangzhou and the Alibaba effect

The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Face to face with a crocodile while collecting its eggs

Australia's Djelk Rangers are paid to collect eggs from crocodile nests but it's a dangerous job. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

After Florida shooting, people are giving up their weapons

Stories of people sawing up assault rifles or handing them to police have been widely shared on social media. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Damming the Nile: Explore with 360 video

Travel the length of the Nile with BBC News to find out how a new dam being built in Ethiopia is threatening to cause a serious rift with neighbouring countries Egypt and Sudan. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Teen Mom 2: MTV fires David Eason for homophobic tweets

MTV drops David Eason from its reality show after his comments about gay and transgender people. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Eastern Ghouta resident: 'Missiles are dropping like rain'

Over 200 people have been killed in the rebel-held region outside of Damascus, Syria. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Bahrain activist jailed for five years over Twitter comments

Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to five years in prison for criticising the government on Twitter. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Peru coach plunges off Pan-American Highway killing dozens

Emergency officials say at least 35 people died when the coach plummeted off the highway at night. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

The Queen on the 'frow' at London Fashion Week

She sat in the front row next to Vogue's Anna Wintour and gave an award to designer Richard Quinn. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Yobe schoolgirls missing

Over half of Schoolgirls in north-eastern Nigeria who fled when jihadists attacked their school are still missing. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Firefighter wins right to on call pay

The ruling from Europe's top court may allow workers across the EU to charge for this kind of work. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Syria war: Eastern Ghouta bombing 'catastrophic'

A doctor working in the Eastern Ghouta says there is no food, no medicine, and no international aid. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Door-opening dog bot beats meddling human

A dog robot that can open doors has been taught a new skill: overcoming human interference. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

South Africa police station raid: Six killed in Mthatha

Armed robbers storm a police station, shoot dead five officers and a soldier and steal weapons. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

North Korea's Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South

Kim Jong-un's sister's possible pregnancy stokes fascination with the North's opaque ruling dynasty. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Florida shooting: Student David Hogg denies 'actor' claim

David Hogg is fighting online conspiracy theories that he is paid to advocate gun control. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Florida shooting survivors rally for stricter gun controls

A youth-led anti-gun movement born out of Florida's deadly school shooting stages its first protest. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

During a 60-year career, Graham became one of the best-known preachers of the 20th Century. Read More ...
Posted on: 02/21/18

The world has a right to know about Trump's war powers

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Posted on: 02/20/18



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