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Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores
The tremor toppled buildings in the capital, including a school, with many trapped in the rubble.

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders
The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

First Australia refugees approved for US resettlement
About 50 refugees held in offshore detention centres will be the first to be resettled in the US.

Russian army rocket 'hits spectators'
A Russian army helicopter has accidentally fired a rocket at bystanders, according to Russian regional news website 66.RU.

FBI wiretapped Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort - reports
Paul Manafort's home was raided by agents probing Russian influence on the US election

Kalashnikov inventor gets statue in Russia
A new monument is unveiled of the world famous rifle's late creator in Moscow.

Louisiana man held for two 'racially motivated' murders
Police say a copy of an Adolf Hitler speech was discovered in a search of Kenneth Gleason's home.

One in four UK teenage girls 'depressed'
The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers.

Catalonia referendum: Spanish raid on Unipost deals blow to vote
Police discover a mass of documents directly related to the banned independence referendum.

BBC reporter tries to question Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis
The BBC's Jonah Fisher tries to question Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis.

David Maraga hits back at 'threats' over Kenya election re-run
The chief justice is defiant amid violent protests and criticism after he annulled last month's poll.

Colorado police hunt 'Mad Pooper' jogger
A family says the woman keeps defecating outside their home, even though public toilets are nearby.

How the world reacted to Trump's UN speech
What did the global gathering at the UN make of the speech by US President Donald Trump?

Following the Mississippi's path
Road trips along the second longest river in North America.

Fishing provides lifeline for abandoned women
Photographer Deepti Asthana documents the lives of a family of fisherwomen whose husbands deserted them.

My dad jokes about my first period
Comedian Gary Meikle is a single dad - when his daughter got her first period she turned to him.

What's it like to go down a disused 400-year-old tin mine?
The BBC's Environment Correspondent Claire Marshall went down to have a look at South Crofty tin mine.

'We're not bridesmaids,' insist identically dressed guests
Six friends could only see the funny side when they turned up to a wedding in identical outfits

Elisabeth Moss had a secret message 'to the patriarchy' in her Emmys outfit
The Handmaid's Tale actress had a hidden message "to the patriarchy" on her shoes.

'It's OK to make mayonnaise while on your period'
No more myths: Lahatra, a scoutmaster and science teacher, tells boys the truth about periods.

Hurricane Maria: Dominica PM records storm's fury live on Facebook
Roosevelt Skerrit gave the outside world a glimpse of the terror brought by Hurricane Maria.

Are US police too quick to shoot knife-wielding suspects?
The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?

QE2: The 50-year journey of a British style icon
The QE2 is one of the most famous liners in the world and the last large liner to be built on the Clyde.

The Italians who prefer to drink American coffee
How a new breed of American-style coffee shops are drawing in younger Italians.

The outsider who might win New Zealand
Will being "someone different" see Labour's young new leader oust the New Zealand Nationals?

10 university flashpoints over free speech
Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?

Dutch sexism outcry after woman fined for peeing in public
The case of a woman fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway has sparked a debate about sexism.

Donald Trump at the UN: What were his key messages?
Total destruction of North Korea and a murderous Iran - Mr Trump's first UN general assembly speech.

Rohingya crisis: Are Suu Kyi's Rohingya claims correct?
Claims by Myanmar's de facto leader are checked by a BBC correspondent who has covered the crisis from both sides of the border.

The world's least likely Girl Guides
During six years of war, these Girl Guides have kept learning to camp, sing songs and change tyres.

'We survived Irma but don't have money for food'
Miami dodged much of Irma's wrath but the aftermath of the storm has been devastating for the city's poor.

Fully electric cars face life stuck in the slow lane
Electric cars have had a lot of publicity recently, but petrol and diesel engines are far from dead yet.

Why is 'Blue Whale' hysteria gripping India?
Panic over the rumoured 'suicide challenge' grips India even as internet experts call it a hoax.

China hit by financial scam 'epidemic'
Low levels of education have fuelled the spread of illegal and harmful pyramid schemes in rural China.

How Chilean fishermen adapted to protect marine life
Chilean fishing communities tell how their lives changed after their waters became a marine reserve.

Emmys 2017: Reese Witherspoon hails ?incredible year? for women on TV
Reese Witherspoon says "it's been an incredible year for women on television" at this year's awards.

Leicester City 2-0 Liverpool
Islam Slimani and Shinji Okazaki score as Leicester beat Liverpool to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

England v West Indies: Jonny Bairstow makes century in Old Trafford win
Jonny Bairstow hits his maiden century as England outclass West Indies to win the first one-day international at Old Trafford by seven wickets.

England women 6-0 Russia women
England begin their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 6-0 thrashing of Russia at Prenton Park.

Rio Ferdinand: Ex-Manchester United defender relishing boxing focus
Ex-England footballer Rio Ferdinand says boxing will give him welcome focus after a period in which he has "been through quite a few things".

The Ashes: Pick your England squad for the tour of Australia
Who do you think should be in England's squad for the tour of Australia? Pick your team and share it with your friends.

Nikita Parris scores for England against Russia and celebrates with Mark Sampson
Watch Nikita Parris fire England ahead against Russia in their Women's World Cup qualifier before running to the touchline to celebrate with coach Mark Sampson.

North Korea: Bengaluru FC's Erik Paartalu on missile launches, lost baggage and Kim Jong-un memes
Bengaluru FC's ex-Australia midfielder Erik Paartalu tells BBC Sport about "stepping into the unknown" for the ultimate away match in North Korea.



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