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Saudi Arabia, Asia, Middle East
Women in Saudi Arabia have cast their first votes in the country's history, in municipal elections.
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 | Society
December 13, 2015
Egypt, Africa
Egyptian officials now say they are "90% sure" that there is a hidden chamber in King Tutankhamun's tomb.
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 | Archaeology
November 28, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
The 30-year-old adventurer Sarah Outen started her challenge in April 2011 at Tower Bridge and finished at the same point by kayak at 12:00 GMT.
BBC
 | Adventure
November 03, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Her super sense of smell could change the way Parkinson's disease is diagnosed.
BBC
 | Science
October 23, 2015
World
What can hands tells you about someone? Tim Booth has been photographing fingers, palms, nails and knuckles for more than 20 years. He says they can reveal much more about a person than you might think.
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 | Photography
October 18, 2015
India, Asia
In August this year, the airport became totally self sufficient in meeting its energy needs after it installed a 12 megawatt solar plant close to the cargo terminal.
BBC
 | Environment
October 09, 2015
World
The mass bleaching is caused by rising water temperatures resulting from two natural warm currents and exacerbated by man-made climate change.
BBC
 | Environment
October 08, 2015
Europe, Syria
Vast numbers of migrants have made their way across the Mediterranean to Europe in 2015, sparking a crisis as countries struggle to cope with the influx, and creating division in the EU over how best to deal with resettling people.
BBC
 | Society
September 24, 2015
Australia, Oceania
An Australian photographer has captured a rare moment of animal communion with a shot of a fur seal surfing a humpback whale off the New South Wales coast.
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 | Entertainment
September 17, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
The Queen has thanked well-wishers at home and overseas for their touching messages of kindness.
BBC
 | Society
September 12, 2015
Syria, Turkey, Middle East, Asia
A huge online conversation is taking place around the picture of a dead 3-year-old Syrian boy. Will it change the way the world views Syrian refugee migrants?
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 | Society
September 07, 2015
Greece, Europe
Ms Thanou's appointment ends a week of fruitless negotiations as opposition party leaders tried unsuccessfully to form a government.
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 | Society
September 07, 2015
Egypt, Africa
An archaeologist says he may have found evidence that Nefertiti, the former Queen of Egypt, is secretly buried inside Tutankhamun's tomb.
BBC
 | Archaeology
August 18, 2015
United States, North America
Dubbed Concord 2.0, the jet would be capable of flying more than four times the speed of sound.
BBC
 | Innovation
August 10, 2015
Peru, South America
Some of the captives said they had been kidnapped some 30 years ago. 26 of them were children, some of whom were born in captivity.
BBC
 | Society
August 03, 2015
New Zealand, Oceania
Finnian Galbraith says that many people in New Zealand have stopped making the effort to say Maori words and names properly.
BBC
 | Society
July 26, 2015
Bolivia, South America, Vatican City
If the Pope were to chew coca leaves during his visit to the Andean country it would provide strong backing for Mr Morales's campaign.
BBC
 | Society
June 30, 2015
China, Asia
There are growing expectations that China will soon give details of its pledge to cut carbon emissions ahead of key UN climate talks.
BBC
 | Environment
June 30, 2015
France, Europe
The new Airbus A350 XWB that is flying daily displays at the Paris Air Show can claim several engineering firsts.
BBC
 | Innovation
June 22, 2015
Guinea, Africa
They have shown an understanding of language and a sense of fairness, and now humans' closest primate cousins have even been found to share a taste for alcohol.
BBC
 | Science
June 15, 2015
Brazil, South America
The newly discovered species are the fruit of five years of expeditions into the wilderness.
BBC
 | Science
June 06, 2015
Vatican City, Europe
The agreement will define Catholic Church activities in areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority.
BBC
 | Society
May 18, 2015
World
This is the tantalizing prospect revealed in the latest images to come down from the New Horizons spacecraft.
BBC
 | Space
April 30, 2015
Venezuela, South America
The country may have the biggest oil reserves in the world, yet its economy is in crisis.
BBC
 | Society
April 20, 2015
World
Mercury's dark surface was produced by a steady dusting of carbon from passing comets, a new study says.
BBC
 | Space
March 31, 2015
Argentina, South America
Researchers said that the buildings were probably never used by fugitive Nazis, because they found they could live freely in Argentine towns.
BBC
 | Archaeology
March 24, 2015
Saudi Arabia, Asia, Middle East
The King Abdullah Economic City, (KAEC, pronounced "cake") is one of four new cities upon which the late monarch pinned his hopes for the future of his realm once the oil runs out.
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 | Society
March 21, 2015
Egypt, Africa
Developers say the new city would include 2,000 schools and colleges, more than 600 health care facilities, and create more than a million jobs.
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 | Society
March 14, 2015
Australia, Oceania
In the mid-1960s, Australian athlete Reg Spiers found himself stranded in London with no money to buy a plane ticket home. Desperate to get back to Australia in time for his daughter's birthday, he decided to post himself in a wooden crate.
BBC
 | Stories
March 09, 2015
Ethiopia, Africa
The 2.8 million-year-old specimen is 400,000 years older than researchers thought that our kind first emerged.
BBC
 | Archaeology
March 05, 2015
India, Asia
The couple say they were lonely for many years until Chunmun (their pet monkey) came into their lives.
BBC
 | Stories
February 20, 2015
United States, North America
The Microsoft founder said he didn't understand people who were not troubled by the possibility that AI could grow too strong for people to control.
BBC
 | Science
January 30, 2015
World
The closest approach to Pluto is set for around 11:50 GMT on 14 July - at a miss distance of roughly 13,695 km from the surface.
BBC
 | Space
January 25, 2015
World
Business as usual for the elite isn't a cost-free option - failure to tackle inequality will set the fight against poverty back decades.
BBC
 | Society
January 20, 2015
United States, North America
They are now known as the Eco Goats - a herd much in demand for their ability to clear land of invasive species up and down America's East Coast.
BBC
 | Environment
January 14, 2015
India, Asia
What can be a more powerful statement for a woman to make about her society than being locked up simply for refusing to eat?
BBC
 | Society
January 13, 2015
World
New varieties are key to solving the potential shortage issue, and the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre is the gatekeeper.
BBC
 | Society
January 04, 2015
Africa, Nigeria, Botswana, South Africa, Guinea-Bissau, South Sudan, Burundi
From the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to the schoolgirls' kidnapping in Nigeria and the conflict in South Sudan, it's been a busy year for Africa.
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 | Society
December 31, 2014
World
Respondents in Africa are the happiest and most optimistic about the new year, according to a new survey.
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 | Society
December 31, 2014
United Kingdom, Europe
At the age of 12, Jordan Casey created a game that trended in the Apple iTunes store. Now 15, he's the chief executive of his own business.
BBC
 | Stories
December 25, 2014
World
Global international tourist numbers exceeded 1.1 billion in 2014, an increase of 4.7% on the previous year, according to the UN.
BBC
 | Travel
December 15, 2014
India, Asia
The new comic book has been launched to focus attention on the problem of sexual violence in India.
BBC
 | Society
December 09, 2014
United Kingdom, Europe
Hawking says that humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn't compete and would be superseded.
BBC
 | Science
December 03, 2014
Denmark, Europe
The 5,500-year-old Neolithic axe was found during archaeological surveys ahead of a multi-billion euro tunnel project.
BBC
 | Archaeology
November 27, 2014
United Kingdom, Europe
Can the hydrogen-powered Riversimple eliminate motoring's environmental impact?
BBC
 | Innovation
November 15, 2014
Africa
Nana Kofi Acquah uses his travels to chronicle the lives of women at their best and worst.
BBC
 | Society
November 12, 2014
Zambia, Africa
He is Africa's first white president in a black-majority state since the collapse of apartheid.
BBC
 | Society
October 31, 2014
China, Asia
It's quite a challenge to win the race when you're running out of breathe... and oxygen.
BBC
 | Environment
October 20, 2014
United States, North America
A lawsuit submitted by a NGO seeks to have Tommy recognized as a person.
BBC
 | Stories
October 11, 2014
Liberia, Africa
Norway will pay the country $150M to achieve their goal by 2020.
BBC
 | Environment
October 10, 2014