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Trump 'supportive' of improved gun background checks
The statement comes after calls for gun control reform after a school shooting in Florida.
Major Russian mafia trial opens in Spain
A Russian MP and 17 others go on trial in Madrid accused of mafia money-laundering.
Mozambique rubbish dump collapse 'kills at least 17' people
The dump is home to some of Mozambique's poorest people, who earn their living reselling rubbish.
Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb
A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb.
Ethiopian cliff church gives priest daily test of faith
In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.
Iran plane crash: Search continues for missing Aseman Airlines plane
Officials contradict earlier reports from local government that the wreckage had been found.
Afrin: Syria 'sending fighters to help Kurds against Turkey'
Pro-government forces will support Kurds fighting a Turkish offensive in Afrin, state media says.
Latvian central bank boss released on bail
The Baltic state's anti-corruption agency suspects Ilmars Rimsevics of seeking a €100,000 bribe.
Iceland's mooted circumcision ban sparks religious outrage
Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders condemned the move, calling it an attack on religious freedom.
Berlusconi's handshake advice for BBC reporter
The former Italian prime minister hopes to lead the next coalition government but is still as outspoken as ever.
Mexico special agents found dead after cartel kidnapping
The two officers were seized by armed men thought to belong to the Jalisco New Generation cartel.
Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets
Hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets are shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.
Gaza women's TV channel blocked by Hamas
The channel's managers deny the Islamist group's claim that it did not have a broadcasting licence.
In Florida aftermath, US students say 'Never Again'
Movements run by school students are spreading rapidly online in wake of the Florida attack.
Three Billboards wins big at the Baftas
The big Bafta winner this year, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri took home five awards.
Life after Ebola
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
What it's like being a female director in Bollywood
Gauri Shinde talks about the challenges of working in a male-dominated industry.
Parkour: Amal Murad - the first Emirati woman to coach
Amal Murad says she has been surprised by the amount of support she has received.
JJ Redick: NBA star apologises after 'racist' video outrage
NBA basketball player JJ Redick apologises after online accusations of using a derogatory term.
Jennifer Lawrence swaps acting for activism
The Oscar-winning star is taking a year off to get more young people politically engaged.
Finland's new pandas enjoy snow
Finland's new pandas were being allowed outside for the first time since arriving in the country last month.
The lesbian pioneers who fooled Spain's Catholic Church
Their wedding in 1901 remains the only known same-sex marriage in the church's history, the BBC's James Badcock reports.
Runaway cow escapes slaughterhouse to live on desert island
The animal was on its way to the slaughterhouse when it rammed a gate and swam to an island.
Justin Trudeau in India: Is the Canadian PM being cold-shouldered?
The normally attention-grabbing Canadian prime minister's visit has been unusually low key so far.
Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Court frees 475 suspects
Twin brothers are finally free after waiting for a Nigerian court to hear their case since 2010.
'I took my wife's name - and then the hassle began'
Two men describe the difficulties they experienced when they took their wife's last name.
Nyle DiMarco's tweets spur deaf people to share cinema frustrations
Nyle DiMarco shares his frustrations as a deaf cinema-goer and hits a nerve with others hard of hearing.
The beauty boss who turned snakes into ladders
Grit and determination, as well as snakes and dragons, helped Maria Hatzistefanis become a business success.
Reality Check: How does renting a home in the UK compare?
Home ownership among young people has plummeted. What protections do UK tenants have and what responsibilities do they face?
Winter Olympics: Great Britain's Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland advance in ice dance
Great Britain's Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland safely progress to the final day of the ice dance competition.
Winter Olympics: Rowan's redemption, a super coach & 'extraordinary' dead heat
Watch the best of the action from day 10 of the Winter Olympics as Britain's Rowan Cheshire qualifies for the halfpipe final.
Elise Christie: How Steven Bradbury's incredible story could inspire GB skater
Why Great Britain's Elise Christie can take inspiration from the story of Australian gold medal winner Steven Bradbury.
'Devil incarnate' Barry Bennell sentenced to 31 years
Ex-football coach Barry Bennell is sentenced for 50 counts of child sexual abuse.
FA Cup: Roberto Martinez on how Wigan ethos can help Belgium win World Cup
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez outlines how the tactics and psychology behind Wigan's 2013 FA Cup triumph can help at the World Cup.
Russian curler named as doping suspect
An anti-doping case is opened against Russian medal-winning curler Alexander Krushelnitsky, says the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Winter Olympics: Ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures 'nightmare' as dress comes undone
French ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures her "worst nightmare" as her dress comes undone during a short dance routine.
Dead heat as Canada and Germany share gold
Canada and Germany share the two-man bobsleigh gold medal as a remarkable race in Pyeongchang finishes as a dead heat.
What to look out for on Day 11
The Britons, the medals, the highlights - everything you need to know about every day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Winter Olympics: Norway win maiden ski jumping team gold
Norway beat Germany and Poland to win the men's team ski jumping event at the Winter Olympics for the first time.
More Africans should try winter sports, says Togolese cross-country skier
Togolese cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean says more Africans should compete in the Winter Olympics.
Winter Olympics: Mathieu Faivre expelled from Olympics after post-race remarks
Mikaela Shiffrin's boyfriend has been sent home from the Winter Olympics following angry comments made after his giant slalom race on Sunday.
How skier paid tribute to his late brother
"Team Lillis" hoped to one day watch all three brothers, Jonathon, 23, Chris, 19, and Mikey, 17, compete in the Olympic ariels competition.
The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’
How Foutanga Babani Sissoko pulled off one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.
Florida school shooting: A killer comes to 'paradise'
Students re-live Wednesday's shooting in Florida - and demand tougher gun laws from their government.
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