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Geoff Watts continues his exploration of the science and culture of gossip
A special report on how technology has influenced the evolution of democracy
How people are managing emotionally living in a country left in limbo by the Ebola crisis
The latest understanding of Comet 67P from Rosetta’s instruments
A googly, sticky wicket, or even Stumped we celebrate the language of cricket
The web of schools promoting the ideaology of Osama Bin Laden in Islamabad
The latest business and finance news from around the world, on the BBC.
Reporting rebels; Mexican mother searching for kidnapped son; climbing seven mountains
Death of Argentina prosecutor Nisman has 'no outside link'
We preview Obama's announcement on increasing taxes for the rich.
The first round of talks begin in Havana, to thaw relations between the US and Cuba
As King Abdullah dies, we assess the changes he made to Saudi Arabia
Millions of Greeks are preparing to vote in this weekend's election.
The human stories behind the headlines, with Pascale Harter.
Yachtswoman Dame Ellen MacArthur talks about reusing resources and reducing waste to zero
Experiences from the UAE's first female surgeon and the Polish face transplant specialist
Retracing the life of Machado de Assis - Brazil’s great literary genius
with coverage of the State of the Union Address by President Obama
Pegida is Germany's anti-Islamisation movement and it is growing
World Football in Brisbane where Australia reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup
Reporting in Hosni Mubarak's Egypt
A US drone operator speaks out, Patrice Lumumba, plus football hooligans and Al Capone
Our changing attitude to wood and living in a ‘plyscraper’
Questioning the coverage given to the Charlie Hebdo attacks over a massacre in Nigeria
Jose Mujica has an old car, grows his own food and describes himself as a humble peasant
The Kuwaiti artist and poet challenging the double standards she sees in the Arab world
Daniel Awayi's church in north-eastern Nigeria has been attacked by Islamist militants
Mike Thomson talks to the families of two of the teenagers murdered last summer in Israel
Are the billions being spent on the fight against the terror threat monies well spent?
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
A Syrian aid worker remains steadfast in her efforts, despite threats to her family
Kenyan blogger arrested for causing public anxiety, and wedding crashers' stories
The 1988 Winter Olympic showdown between American Brian Boitano and Canadian Brian Orser.
Western leaders meet to plan the next stage of their war against so-called Islamic State
From identity symbols to signalling tools, why human societies are fascinated by flags
Who is in the world’s wealthiest elite, and where do they live?
A review of the week with the latest news.
Is India trying to stifle freedom of speech for pressure groups?
In January 1915 huge German Zeppelin airships began the first bombing raids on England
New growth figures from China and an IMF global forecast provide pause for thought.
The rise of violence between English football fans in the 1970s
President Barack Obama says the US economy is healed: Is he right?
Brandon Bryant speaks to Witness about working on the controversial US drone programme.
Will the European Central Bank's asset-buying spree help save the eurozone economy?
Al Capone's grand niece talks about her memories of the famous Chicago mobster
Shares rise, the euro falls, and bond yields drop as the ECB unveils quantitative easing
The African nationalist and Congo's first prime minister who was murdered in January 1961
Pastor in fear of Boko Haram; saving Cambodian Sun Bears; Uruguay's no-frills president
Meryl Streep talks about her latest film Into the Woods
Professor Michael Sandel explores the nature and limits of democracy
DJ Edu speaks to DJs across Africa to find the biggest club tunes across the continent
More Or Less checks out an assertion that most terrorism victims worldwide are Muslim
Gregory Porter reflects on 2014 and his hit album Liquid Spirit
Wealth of world's richest one percent will exceed that of the other ninety-nine percent
Growth fallen to its lowest level for more than twenty years
State of the Nation address challenges Republicans to close tax loopholes
News and issues making the headlines each day.
Meet the French Thierry famous for handling the ball. Clue: he never played for Arsenal.
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Keeping Boko Haram on the agenda. A Richer World for whom? And India's chart show
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After 20 years in prison, mass-killer Eugene de Kock, is seeking parole
The film actor talks about his role in American Sniper
2/5 Nasa engineer Ashitey Trebi-Ollenu explains how to drive a robot on Mars
Suha Arafat on her marriage to PLO leader Yasser Arafat and his assassination
Shaimaa Khalil chairs a live debate on Islam and democracy with Tariq Ramadan, Heba Rao...
The film director talks about his five decade career
Economist Luigi Zingales says American capitalism is in crisis
How Yemen crisis affects counter-terrorism; Mystery Sri Lankan disease; Soviet bone music
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
Rebels and army clash in Sanaa; Nairobi schoolkids' playground protest
Life inside Guantanamo; Islamic State Japanese hostages; Burundi democracy.
France takes steps to combat terror threat, India's BJP spokesman, Herculaneum scrolls
Foreign ministers discuss IS; Ukraine bus attack; Tutankhamun's broken beard
New Saudi king promises continuity; UN envoy on Yemen crisis
What have we learned so far from data sent back from the instruments on-board Rosetta?
Reports and analysis of the day's political, economic and sports news from across Africa.
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with intervi...
Live sport from around the world with news, interviews and analysis.
From policing to trolling, can online vigilantes go too far?
Dr Ayesha Siddiqa says the government continues to turn a blind eye to militants.
Chinese pro-democracy student leader Wu’er Kaixi in a live debate on democracy
Tim Harford investigates the statistic.
What happened to the rubbish pickers on South America’s biggest rubbish dump, now closed?
All the reaction to the European Central Bank's launch of a 1.1tn euro stimulus plan.
A chance to hear extracts from some of our most thought provoking broadcasts.
Is wood the engineering material of the future?
Rory Cellan-Jones and special guests analyse the threat from hacking.
The era of cheap oil may be set to last, but at what cost to other big oil producers?
Will the ECB's head really do "whatever it takes" to save the euro?
World economic leaders converging on Davos have the future of the Euro on their minds
The European Central bank plans to spend €1.1 trillion buying bonds and other assets