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Update Soundscapes

From the howls of wild dogs in Bhutan, to the crunch of snow in North America, you’ve been sending us the most evocative sounds around you. Click here to email us your own local sounds.

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A World Beyond Sight

Virtual Blindness

Australian theologian John Hull lost his sight over the course of three years

World Update Soundscapes

Ice Cream truck plays ragtime

From wild dogs barking to the sound of ice cracking.

World Update in Pictures

Mexico's 'real life superheroes'

The stories behind some of the world's most compelling photos

The Weekly Feature

The Weekly Feature

Dan leaves the World Update studio to explore the best stories from London and beyond