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Listen to 3 year old's emergency call after pregnant mum falls down stairs - BBC News
 
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A three year old British girl is being awarded for her bravery - after she phoned the emergency services when her pregnant mother fell down the stairs. Emma who's from Bristol in South West England managed to give her address to the responder and talk through what had happened. Emma's mum Catherine and the new baby boy are both fine thankfully, she told us how proud she was of her daughter! Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 2695885 BBC News
92-year-old WW2 veteran flies Spitfire again - BBC News
 
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92-year-old Air Transport Auxiliary veteran Joy Lofthouse returns to the skies in a Spitfire 70 years on from the end of World War 2. Seven decades after her last flight in the iconic plane, Joy described the experience as "lovely: it was perfect", making her feel "quite young." The ATA made an enormous contribution to the war effort by taking over from service pilots the task of ferrying Royal Air Force and Royal Navy warplanes between factories, maintenance units and front-line squadrons. This clip is originally from 5 live Breakfast on Thursday 7 May 2015. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 590797 BBC News
Andrew Neil's message to Paris attackers - BBC News
 
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In his opening monologue on This Week, presenter Andrew Neil delivered a message to those who attacked Paris, and those who support them. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 379712 BBC News
US students head to Germany for free degrees - BBC News
 
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While the cost of college education in the US has reached record highs, Germany has abandoned tuition fees altogether for German and international students alike. BBC's Franz Strasser looks at the increasing number of Americans who are taking advantage and saving tens of thousands of dollars to get their degrees. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 293048 BBC News
Manga artist Hajime Isayama reveals his inspiration - BBC News
 
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Japanese artist Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan series of graphic novels has made him a global best-seller and a cult figure. His dystopian vision of man-eating giants stalking humanity has now been made into a big-budget live action film. In an exclusive interview with the BBC, the reclusive artist revealed his inspiration, and how he nearly gave up after publishers told him he was not good enough. Film footage courtesy of Hajime Isayama, Kodansha/Attack on Titan Production Committee Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 350404 BBC News
Moment judge recognised school friend in dock - BBC News
 
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Watch the amazing moment when two school friends, a judge and a man suspected of burglary, were 'reunited' briefly during a court hearing in Miami, US. "I'm sorry to see you here," said Judge Mindy Glazer. "I always wondered what happened to you." Standing in the dock, Arthur Booth, who was arrested after he was chased in a car by police, broke down in tears when he recognised his former class-mate. Judge Glazer set Mr Booth's bond at $43,000 (£27,500). Video courtesy of : Miami-Dade Bond Court Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 3964260 BBC News
Stan Beaton hears late wife's voicemail 14 years after her death
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Stan Beaton who thought he had lost a recording of his late wife's voice he had kept for more than 10 years has described the moment the message was recovered as "wonderful". Mr. Beaton, from Mirfield, had kept the voicemail since his wife Ruby's death in 2003, but technical work by Virgin Media meant it was deleted. However, the telecoms company has now managed to recover the message. Mr Beaton, 68, said: "They've made this old age pensioner extremely happy." Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 711148 BBC News
'Internet meme ruined my career' BBC News
 
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Model Heidi Yeh says an internet meme ruined her career and had a damaging effect of her family. Social media is a part of most people lives. We share photos and videos, laugh together at cute cat videos and memes. But how would you feel if you were the unwitting victim of a meme? That's what one model - Heidi Yeh - says happened to her when she became the focus of jokes and internet memes claiming that she'd had plastic surgery. She says it has had a huge effect on her career and family. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 12224103 BBC News
Why are the Dutch so tall? BBC News
 
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The Dutch are, on average, the world's tallest people, but it hasn't always been that way. So what happened? Scientists believe a number of factors are responsible, such as genetics, better diet and medical care. But now there's another theory. Research from the London School of Tropical Medicine suggests that natural selection may also have something to do with it. Jane O'Brien went to the Netherlands to find out more. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 698645 BBC News
Moment Sepp Blatter was showered with fake dollar bills - BBC News
 
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A protester has just gatecrashed Sepp Blatter's news conference and thrown money at him. Fifa president Sepp Blatter was forced to halt a news conference when it was interrupted by a man who stood in front of him and addressed journalists, before throwing a pile of banknotes over his head. Mr Blatter was due to announce his plans to reform the organisation, which has been in crisis since seven of its officials were arrested in a US corruption investigation. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 482317 BBC News
Aral Sea: The sea that dried up in 40 years - BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews The disappearance of the Aral Sea in Central Asia is one of the world's greatest man-made disasters. In Kazakhstan, with the help of the World Bank, more than $80million have been spent trying to save the most northern part of the sea but this has only benefited a few hundred people. In this film, we speak to people still living in deserted fishing ports, to see how their lives have changed, and to find out whether they believe that they'll ever see the sea again. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 657827 BBC News
Could cannabis oil cure cancer? BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews The BBC's Alastair Leithead reports on how evidence is growing that cannabis could cure diseases like cancer. The medical value of cannabis has been hotly debated for years. Its use as a relaxant or a pain reliever is widely accepted now. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 288930 BBC News
Chernobyl's new 'shield' - BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews A new shelter is being built to protect Chernobyl in Ukraine. The construction costs over £1bn ($1.46bn/1.38bn euros) and is intended to stop radioactive material leaking, and to allow the old reactor to be dismantled safely. A catastrophic explosion in April 1986 caused 31 deaths, and the radioactive material released spread across Europe. The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman went to see the shield being built. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 162467 BBC News
Ryan Gosling on life behind the camera - BBC News
 
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Ryan Gosling went from fresh-faced Disney 'mousketeer' in the 1990s to become one of Hollywood's most in-demand actors. Now he is switching roles again - this time going behind the camera for his directorial debut, Lost River. The film, which stars former Dr Who actor Matt Smith and Mad Men's Christina Hendricks, tells the story of an American family struggling during the economic recession. Gosling told BBC Breakfast's Charlie Stayt what it was like giving the orders on set, instead of taking them. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 120110 BBC News
Tucson: Trailer park living for America's poor
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Life is tough for the residents of one of Tucson's many trailer parks, but the people still work hard and dream of a better future. The BBC's Anna Bressanin reports. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 1303795 BBC News
Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp - BBC News
 
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Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today - 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is now maintained as a World Heritage Site and is visited by thousands of tourists and survivors every year. Auschwitz was the largest camp established by the Germans during World War II. More than a million people - the vast majority of them Jews - died there between 1940, when it was built, and 1945, when it was liberated by the Soviet army. Railway tracks into Auschwitz-Birkenau - Trains filled with victims from throughout occupied Europe arrived at the camp almost every day between 1942 and the summer of 1944. Ruins of wooden huts at Birkenau - Birkenau (or Auschwitz II) was erected in 1941 solely as a death camp, the wooden huts are now in ruins with only brick fireplaces and chimneys remaining. Entrance to Auschwitz I -The wrought-iron sign over the entrance bears the words Arbeit Macht Frei - "Work sets you free". Auschwitz I - The brick-built buildings were the former cavalry barracks of the Polish Army. Courtyard between blocks 10 and 11 at Auschwitz I - Block 11 was called "the Block of Death" by prisoners. Executions took place between Block 10 and Block 11 and posts in the yard were used to string up prisoners by their wrists. Auschwitz Birkenau is now a museum run by the Polish Culture Ministry, and a Unesco world heritage site. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 19380118 BBC News
What can a £263k/$400k F35 helmet do? BBC News
 
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The government is to set out details of its five-year defence strategy on Monday. Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr on Sunday, Chancellor George Osborne confirmed that by 2023, the UK would have 24 F35 jets operating from its aircraft carriers. A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said those would be the first of a total order of 138 F35s - an expensive weapon, the helmets alone for which cost over £263,000 ($400,000). Jonathan Beale tried the helmet for himself. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 456582 BBC News
Chauvet cave: Preserving prehistoric art - BBC News
 
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The Chauvet cave, in the Ardeche region of southern France, contains some of the oldest and most remarkable cave drawings ever found - yet it's been sealed shut since its discovery to preserve this precious art. Now a vast replica of the cave and its spectacular paintings has been built. Our science correspondent, Rebecca Morelle, can compares the two versions, because she's been given extremely rare access to the original cave. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 67760 BBC News
Edward Snowden: 'I know how to keep a secret' - BBC News
 
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Edward Snowden, the man responsible for the biggest leak of top secret intelligence files the world has ever seen, talks to the BBC's Peter Taylor, about government surveillance, privacy, national security and whether he betrayed his country. Watch the interview in full on BBC World News at these times Saturday 10th October at 0430 GMT & 1530 GMT Sunday 11th October at 0930 GMT & 2130 GMT. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 226110 BBC News
BBC exclusive: What is life like for the real 'James Bond'? BBC News
 
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James Bond has returned to cinemas, but how do real MI6 intelligence officers do their jobs, and what is it like to spend your career leading a double life? Frank Gardner managed to secure a rare interview with two serving intelligence officers. The agents' identities have been concealed. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 132467 BBC News
Wheelz does double back flip in a wheelchair - BBC News
 
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Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham is 22 and from Las Vegas, Nevada. Aaron, who was born with spina bifida, was adopted into a family of six children and used a wheelchair from an early age. Wheelz went to his first skate park aged 8 with his older brother and after watching from behind the fence, his brother challenged him to drop into the bowl himself. He gave it a go, landed on his face but was hooked from that moment. Now Wheelz is the only person to land a double back flip in a wheelchair and is continually pushing himself to see what tricks he can do next. "Fear is definitely a huge part of it" says Wheelz. " It's more than just regular fear, it's 'I'm going to die'." Talk about the video on social media using #wheelz Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 266048 BBC News
"People don't believe I am Japanese" says Miss Japan - BBC News
 
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With a Japanese mother and African American father, Ariana Miyamoto has become the first bi-racial woman to be crowned Miss Japan. The question of whether a person of mixed race should be eligible to win the competition has since provoked a heated argument on social media, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 2597862 BBC News
Disco Boy entertains truckers - BBC News
 
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Drivers stuck for hours on the M20 in Operation Stack have little to be cheerful about - but for one man it is an opportunity to inject some fun. An entertainer from Sturry in Kent, who calls himself Disco Boy, has been taking his one-man rave to the motorway to cheer up the truckers. Disco Boy, aka Lee Marshall, who wears little more than shorts, sunglasses and a hat, talked to South East Today's Claudia Sermbezis. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 72439 BBC News
Venezuela: How long does it take to buy 8 basic goods? BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews BBC Mundo's Daniel Pardo tests how long it takes to buy even the most basic goods in Caracas amid massive queues for food. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 497599 BBC News
UK election: A guide for non-Brits - BBC News
 
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The process of forming a new British government may seem befuddling to outsiders, so the BBC's Rob Watson has set out to explain the process. Produced by David Botti Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/bbcnews Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 39341 BBC News
Let your dog choose your partner? BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Animal psychologist Dr Roger Mugford and his golden Labrador Bounce came into the BBC Newsroom to talk about a study that says dogs can tell the difference between happy and angry human facial expressions. Dr Mugford says dogs have many channels of communication and that people should trust their dog's judgement when it comes to choosing a new partner. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 208881 BBC News
Twins reunited after 70 years apart - BBC News
 
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They were separated at birth and it took 70 years to bring them back together. George Skrzynecky and Lucian Poznanski, 69, were born in Germany after their Polish mother was sent to a forced labour camp. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 4263248 BBC News
Gallipoli: Drone video of WWI battlefield - BBC News
 
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The BBC News drone was flown over the Gallipoli peninsula to capture the historic sites where so many died. Friday marks the start of commemorations around the world for those who died in the fight for the Turkish peninsula of Gallipoli. The forces of the Ottoman Empire repelled an attack from the British Army, soldiers from Commonwealth countries including Australia, New Zealand, India and Canada, and France. Between April 1915 and the Allied withdrawal in January 1916, more than 130,000 men were killed on the two sides. Drone pilot: Neil Paton. Editor: Nikki Nahal. Producer: Jim Buchanan. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 104540 BBC News
Speaker John Bercow accuses Sajid Javid of 'incompetence' - BBC News
 
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Business Secretary Sajid Javid was branded "discourteous and incompetent" by Commons Speaker John Bercow for taking too long to reply to an urgent question. Mr Bercow said the cabinet minister should have offered to make a government statement instead. The unusually outspoken criticism from the Speaker came after Mr Javid finished responding to an urgent question from Labour on the steel industry, following the announcement by Tata Steel of nearly 1,200 job losses at its plants in Scunthorpe and Lanarkshire. "It must not happen again," Mr Bercow told the cabinet minister. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 120606 BBC News
The moment a Princess became a Queen - BBC News
 
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Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch later when she passes the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria. Princess Elizabeth became Queen while on an official visit to Kenya, while she was staying at the Treetops Hotel when her father, King George the 6th, died in 1952. Alastair Leithead has been retracing her steps. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 221748 BBC News
How criminals clone your card
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones finds out how criminals go about cloning your card. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 139572 BBC News
Good Girls/Siberia: '“I don'’t have time to use the internet”' - BBC News
 
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Lubov Russkina is 22 years old and lives in Surgut, Siberia. She is part of a nomad reindeer tribe that has been in the area since ancient times. Lubov wishes she could have finished her studies before she got married to her husband, but she is very proud of her community's traditions and is keen to keep them alive. She has tried living in urban areas, but says she cannot stand the noise. Her story is part of a series of six short films for the BBC 100 Women season called 'Good Girl', in which young women around the world talk about the pressure to fit in with society's expectations. Video produced by Olga Ivshina and Max Lomakin Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 79545 BBC News
Edward Snowden: 'Smartphones can be taken over' - BBC News
 
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In his first UK TV interview US whistleblower Edward Snowden has given the BBC new details of GCHQ's ability to hack users' smart phones without their knowledge. Mr Snowden, a former analyst with the US National Security Agency (NSA) told Panorama there was "very little" the public could do to stop GCHQ - the British government's digital spy agency - getting control of their handsets. He described a series of intercept capabilities named after Smurfs - the little blue imps of Belgian cartoon fame. The UK government declined to comment on "intelligence matters". Watch Peter Taylor's film: Edward Snowden, Spies and the Law on Panorama on BBC One on Monday 5 October at 2030bst or catch up later online. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 267240 BBC News
Prince: Hunting for the secret vault at Paisley Park - BBC News
 
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The American pop musician Prince is rumoured to have a large collection of unreleased music locked away inside a vault. For years fans have speculated about whether the stories are true and just how much music there may be. The BBC's Mobeen Azhar has been to Minneapolis in search of the truth. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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Auschwitz survivors reunited 70 years on
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Exactly 70 years ago today, the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland was liberated by Soviet soldiers. It was the largest camp established by Germany during World War 2 - and its name is forever associated with the Nazi plan to wipe out Europe's Jewish population. More than a million people, the vast majority of them Jews, were killed there Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 1560693 BBC News
Aral Sea: Man-made environmental disaster - BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews It took just 40 years for the Aral Sea to dry up. Fishing ports suddenly found themselves in a desert. But in one small part of the sea, water is returning. Latest satellite pictures reveal that 90% of the Aral Sea has dried up, forming a new desert between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan in Central Asia. It's a man-made environmental disaster. As part of the BBC's Richer World Season, Rustam Qobil visits the Aral Sea, a toxic desert sea bed, and talks to people who have lost their sea, health and loved ones. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 141111 BBC News
Stephen Fry 'astonished' over God row
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Stephen Fry has told the BBC he is "astonished" at the public reaction to comments he made about God. Last week, he found himself at the centre of a religious row after an interview with Irish broadcaster RTE. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 128785 BBC News
'Thank you, Russia, Thank you, Putin' - BBC News
 
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Russian forces are continuing a campaign of air strikes as they target IS-controlled areas in Syria. Military intervention from Russia has produced some local successes for the Syrian government forces in the fight against militant groups. Steven Rosenberg is in Syria and has been following how people there are reacting to the Russian military and political strategy. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 238575 BBC News
Island stories: Anjouan, Comoros Islands - BBC News
 
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Anjouan is one of the three Comoros Islands that declared independence from France in 1975. One of its main crops is the ylang ylang flower, which is distilled into one of the constituents of perfume in numerous small distilleries. But many of the inhabitants of Anjouan try to leave for what they think will be a better life in the neighbouring island of Mayotte, which remained part of France and has a higher standard of living. BBC Swahili's Zuhura Yunus talks to a teenager in Anjouan whose brother is trying to make a living in Mayotte. Then she visits the brother, Ousmani, in Mayotte, to see how he is getting on. Charlie Newland (graphics and titles), Chris West (camera and editor), Owain Rich (director), Elise Wicker (producer). Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 27396 BBC News
What is artificial intelligence? - BBC News
 
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The BBC's quick guide to artificial intelligence. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 166309 BBC News
What is it like to be a Muslim in Cuba? BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews There are around 4,000 Muslims in Cuba - but how easy is it to follow the Islamic way of life in a country with no halal butchers - and crucially - no Mosque? Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Views: 348074 BBC News
'Oldest' Koran found in Birmingham - BBC News
 
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What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham. Radiocarbon dating found the manuscript to be at least 1,370 years old, making it among the earliest in existence. The pages of the Muslim holy text had remained unrecognised in the university library for almost a century. Sean Coughlan reports. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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'You can't underestimate wisdom of the masses' says Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews On Tuesday the Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will find out whether he will have to go back to prison. Mr Anwar was sacked from government in 1998 and imprisoned for six years on what were widely dismissed as trumped-up charges. Since his release he has united three disparate opposition parties to pose the first serious challenge to the governing coalition's monopoly on power. But he has been charged for a second time with breaking Malaysia's law against sodomy. The BBC's Jonathan Head has been speaking to him. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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China explosions: Inside Tianjin blast zone - BBC News
 
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Massive explosions have hit China's northern city of Tianjin, leaving dozens of people dead and hundreds more injured. State media said the blasts happened in a warehouse storing "dangerous and chemical goods" in the port area of the city. Pictures and video on social media showed flames lighting up the sky, and buildings are said to have collapsed. John Sudworth reports from Tianjin. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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Lucas Debargue: Self-taught pianist scales heights of success - BBC News
 
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Lucas Debargue - a largely self-taught pianist from France - talks to the BBC's Lucy Williamson about his route to musical recognition. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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New Horizons on course for Pluto flyby - BBC News
 
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It's 3 billion miles away (4.7bn km) and has never been seen in detail but now Pluto, at the very edge of the solar system, is on the brink of being revealed in a new light. On Tuesday, Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft will sweep past the icy dwarf planet and send back the clearest ever images of it. David Shukman reports. Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/bbcnews Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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Somalia: Beach life returns to Mogadishu - BBC News
 
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Life is returning to normal at Mogadishu's Lido beach following al-Shabab's expulsion from the Somali capital. Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/bbcnews Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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Dementia: A month in the life (FULL documentary) - BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Wendy, Keith and Christopher are three of more than 500,000 people with dementia in the UK living at home. For the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme, they filmed parts of their lives over a month. Watch more films here http://bbc.in/1P39x2K Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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Meningitis W: 'Called doctor at 0430, in hospital by 0730 & dead by 10am' - BBC News
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews BBC Breakfast spoke to Tracey and Emily Saunders, whose son and brother Edward died after contracting Meningitis W. Teenagers in England are to be offered a vaccine against a deadly strain of meningitis, after a sharp rise in cases. Just 22 people contracted Meningitis W in 2009, but that number rose to 117 last year - an increase of over 400 per cent. Now there are plans to roll out an immunisation programme in a bid to stop the disease spreading. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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'Why I left UK to fight ISIS in Syria' BBC News
 
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Dozens of foreigners have been fighting alongside Kurdish forces battling Islamic State in northern Syria. Some are now returning home despite the risk of being prosecuted, including one Briton who spoke to the BBC's Quentin Sommerville. Harry has been shot and seen friends die, but he says he did the right thing in joining Kurds fighting the jihadist group. He says he is not a terrorist, and just wanted to help people. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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