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Oscars 2017: Moonlight wins best picture after announcement mix-up
Barry Jenkins' Moonlight wins best picture at the Oscars after an error involving wrong envelopes.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:46:58 GMT)

Philippine Abu Sayyaf jihadists behead German hostage in video
Jurgen Kantner was abducted in November and a ransom deadline passed on Sunday.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:13:30 GMT)

Chile floods: Millions without water in capital Santiago
Rain and floods contaminate a major river and leave four million without water in Santiago.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:24:05 GMT)

Oscars: Iranian winner Asghar Farhadi blasts Trump travel ban
Director Asghar Farhadi's The Salesman won best foreign language film but he boycotted the awards.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:36:18 GMT)

James O'Connor and Ali Williams charged in Paris over cocaine
The former Australian and New Zealand internationals were arrested outside a Paris nightclub.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:41:02 GMT)

Mosul battle: Iraqi forces seize key bridge
Once repaired, the bridge could help the Iraqi government bring in reinforcements and supplies.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:13:22 GMT)

Rio carnival: 20 hurt as out-of-control float hits fence
The vehicle went into reverse, crushing a number of dancers and spectators against a fence.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:00:44 GMT)

Sri Lanka prison bus shooting kills seven
The shooting of a suspected gang boss is the single deadliest of its kind in the country for years.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:56:34 GMT)

Commando's dad refused to meet Trump
The US must investigate the "stupid mission" in Yemen that saw his son killed, Bill Owens says.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 03:51:34 GMT)

France election: New claims over Le Pen FN funding
A former aide to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen makes new fraud claims.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:01:20 GMT)

South Korea opposition seek interim leader's impeachment
As President Park awaits a ruling on her impeachment, the acting president also comes under fire.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:03:35 GMT)

Melbourne 'go slow' taxi protest stops traffic
Angry taxi drivers bring parts of Melbourne to a halt in a protest over planned industry reform.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 03:33:10 GMT)

Oscars 2017: The moment La La Land producers realised they hadn't won
The moment when La La Land producer realised Moonlight had won the Oscar for best picture
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:35:20 GMT)

Chile mudslides cut off water to millions
Torrential rain over the weekend has prompted mudslides into the Maipo river.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:50:59 GMT)

Child sexual abuse victim's '60 years of hate'
As the inquiry into child sexual abuse begins its first public hearings, one victim tells his story.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:20:24 GMT)

Colombia: Baby boom in Colombia's Farc rebel army
Since the ceasefire between the Colombia government and the Farc rebels came into force in December many Farc women fighters have put down their guns and started families instead.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:16:07 GMT)

Oscars 2017: The stars on the red carpet
A quick look at the stars as they step out on the red carpet at this year's Oscars
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:32:46 GMT)

Mexico's world record bulldog attempt
Never before has such a large gathering of bulldogs been seen before, according to the event organiser, as 951 of the hefty dogs converged on Mexico City.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:09:16 GMT)

Denmark's food waste fighter
How Selina Juul devotes all her time to reducing food waste.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:18:27 GMT)

What's up with Kidman's hands?
Never mind the best picture mix-up: Nicole Kidman's weird clapping at the Academy Awards is the real Oscars talking point.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:43:21 GMT)

Nine epic awards failures
La La Land is wrongly given the best picture Oscars, but it is not the first jaw-dropping award fail.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:57:38 GMT)

Bulgarian radio gets modern music back after dispute
Public broadcaster is forced to play classical music, and sees its audience grow.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:51:55 GMT)

Kiribati rejects Russian's 'Romanov revival' plan
Island nation turns down businessman's scheme to "restore Russian monarchy".
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:22:57 GMT)

Grey 'blob' takes seat in Ukraine parliament
MP brings mini copy of Dutch sculpture to parliament to shame absent colleagues.
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:51:53 GMT)

Into thin air
Five years ago, Jonathan Spollen was travelling in India - then he vanished. What might have happened?
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:01:11 GMT)

View from the South
Speculation is rife and defectors are unnerved by the death of the North Korean in Malaysia.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:50:19 GMT)

France's e-campaign
How technology and disillusionment with mainstream media is affecting France's presidential election.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:08:51 GMT)

Terror from the sky
So-called Islamic State is using commercial drones to drop bombs as it fights to hold west Mosul.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:02:09 GMT)

Kansas tragedy
The injured friend of Olathe shooting victim Srinivas Kuchibhotla - and his widow - talk to the BBC.
(Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:42:49 GMT)

World’s vainest people?
How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
(Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:21:27 GMT)

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