'Nothing in the Koran about face masking'

'Nothing in the Koran about face masking'

The British imam Dr Taj Hargey says it is "clearly a lie" to say facial masking is part of Islam.
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The high school head who opened a laundry

The high school head who opened a laundry

Akbar Cook realised students were missing school out of fear of being bullied for their dirty clothes, so he found a solution.
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'It's your word against God's'

'It's your word against God's'

Emotional testimony by survivors of alleged abuse by Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania.
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Boob pools and corporate climbs in pop up show

Boob pools and corporate climbs in pop up show

A California ad agency has tried to come up with a creative way of addressing women's issues.
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Blockbuster memories

Blockbuster memories

Customers and staff at the last remaining Blockbuster store in the US, on their video rental flashbacks.
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The Pope in Ireland - then and now

The Pope in Ireland - then and now

Pope Francis is visiting Ireland this weekend - the first papal visit to since 1979.
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'They think we're all prostitutes'

'They think we're all prostitutes'

Two single women tell BBC about their experiences renting property in Lagos.
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Faith and fencing

Faith and fencing

Ibtihaj Muhammad was the first athlete competing for Team USA at the Olympics to wear a hijab.
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The world's most densely packed island

The world's most densely packed island

The tiny island off the Colombian coast where 500 people live on land the size of a football pitch.
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Is this the scariest path in the world?

Is this the scariest path in the world?

The King's Path is a unique walkway in Spain but not one to attempt if you are scared of heights.
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A tour of Syria - with the Russian military

A tour of Syria - with the Russian military

Syria's civil war isn't over, but Russia is keen to show that life is gradually returning to normal.
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'Everyone knows what happened to us'

'Everyone knows what happened to us'

Seidu Mohammed and Razak Iyal lost fingers to frostbite while crossing the border into Canada two years ago.
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Lighthouse's battle against the sea

Lighthouse's battle against the sea

"We're fighting weather, tides and erosion, but we'll keep her here as long as we can."
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Amputee bride walks up the aisle

Amputee bride walks up the aisle

Against all odds, Amanda Flores not only walked down the aisle on her wedding day, but also danced.
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Whales get stuck in Icelandic fjord, twice

Whales get stuck in Icelandic fjord, twice

Around 100 pilot whales were rescued from a fjord in west of the country, before becoming trapped again.
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'We just ran for our lives'

'We just ran for our lives'

Nicola and Lisa Henton-Mitchell survived the bridge collapse with their two children in Genoa.
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'We just ran for our lives'

'We just ran for our lives'

Nicola and Lisa Henton-Mitchell survived the bridge collapse with their two children in Genoa.
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Teen pushed off bridge in Washington state

Teen pushed off bridge in Washington state

Jordan Holgerson, 16, is recovering from six broken ribs and punctured lungs after falling 60ft into water
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Hot weather reveals hidden history

Hot weather reveals hidden history

This summer's heatwave has been good for aerial archaeologists spotting some hidden treasures in the dry crops.
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'I smelt smoke then something exploded'

'I smelt smoke then something exploded'

Some 160 patients were evacuated from La Candelaria Hospital in Tenerife after a fire broke out.
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Whale rescued from fishing net in Chile

Whale rescued from fishing net in Chile

The mammal was freed in an operation led by the Chilean Navy.
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'You can have two nationalities and one team'

'You can have two nationalities and one team'

Germany's minorities are speaking out about racism after the Mesut Ozil row over his Turkish roots.
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Westminster suspect 'always on his phone'

Westminster suspect 'always on his phone'

A man who knew Salih Khater says he was a quiet man who "never used to say anything".
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Nicaragua protests must be 'peaceful'

Nicaragua protests must be 'peaceful'

A Nicaraguan opposition leader says the country is now facing a "national revolt" by many groups.
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Moment of Italian bridge collapse

Moment of Italian bridge collapse

Footage appears to show the moment a Genoa bridge collapses, sending vehicles falling to the ground.
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The Avozilla

The Avozilla

A giant variety of avocado called the avozilla is attracting worldwide attention.
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'I saw a man driving towards Parliament'

'I saw a man driving towards Parliament'

An eyewitness to the crash said he saw the car 'driving at speed' into a bollard.
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Why Indonesia's capital Jakarta is sinking

Why Indonesia's capital Jakarta is sinking

Indonesia's capital Jakarta has sunk by up to 4m in places since 1970. But what is causing it?
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On the ground with UK and US troops in Afghanistan

On the ground with UK and US troops in Afghanistan

What UK and US troops are doing in Afghanistan
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What happens when a Nicaraguan-Canadian goes to protest...

What happens when a Nicaraguan-Canadian goes to protest...

Comedian Martha Chaves is on stage in Montreal in the BBC World Service summer comedy show.
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'Fitting car stereos keeps me young'

'Fitting car stereos keeps me young'

Cecilia Wangari is a great-grandmother who works in a shop in Kenya, installing car stereos.
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'Leave immediately! And keep far off'

'Leave immediately! And keep far off'

A BBC team flew over the disputed South China Sea islands in a US military plane.
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Traffic stop ends in dramatic shootout

Traffic stop ends in dramatic shootout

The fleeing suspect grabs a gun and opens fire as police officers dive for cover and shoot back.
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'We as mums are too tough on ourselves'

'We as mums are too tough on ourselves'

Following various celebrities talking about returning to work after birth, we asked three women about the challenges of being a working mum.
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Anyone for #CombineKaraoke?

Anyone for #CombineKaraoke?

Many farmers are experiencing low yields because of the drought. One farmer keeps his spirits high by singing karaoke in his combine harvester.
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Anyone for #CombineKaraoke?

Anyone for #CombineKaraoke?

As farmers bring their crops in from the fields, many are experiencing low yields because of the drought. One farmer keeps his spirits high by singing karaoke in his combine.
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'There's going to be racism until the day we die'

'There's going to be racism until the day we die'

The BBC asked African Americans in New Orleans about the current state of race relations in the US.
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Heavy floods hit southern France

Heavy floods hit southern France

The floods caused the evacuation of around 1,600 people, most of them campers.
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The Man City player you've never heard of

The Man City player you've never heard of

Marcus 'Marcuzo' Jorgensen plays in FIFA tournaments around the world for Man City.
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Truth-seeking scientists run for office

Truth-seeking scientists run for office

'Scientists are not natural politicians, but they solve problems' says one of the record number running.
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Yemen could become 'Syria-plus' - UN envoy

Yemen could become 'Syria-plus' - UN envoy

UN envoy Martin Griffiths says if peace efforts fail, the world could be looking at "Syria-plus".
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Clashes in Argentina over abortion bill

Clashes in Argentina over abortion bill

Supporters and opponents of a bill to expand abortion rights clashed in Buenos Aires.
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What women want from PM Imran Khan

What women want from PM Imran Khan

Imran Khan has made controversial remarks about women. So what do they think of him?
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US President Trump is 'killing' his party

US President Trump is 'killing' his party

Jaime Harrison, associate chairman of the Democratic National Committee on US President Trump.
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10-year-old swimmer beats Phelps' record

10-year-old swimmer beats Phelps' record

Clark Kent says people have been calling him Superman ever since.
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Will US maternity leave ever catch up?

Will US maternity leave ever catch up?

The US is the only industrialised nation with no paid leave for parents with a new child. How does it compare?
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Thirsty cattle swarm Australia water truck

Thirsty cattle swarm Australia water truck

A farmer has taken drone footage of cattle swarming a water truck during a drought in New South Wales, Australia.
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LA police led on bizarre slow car chase

LA police led on bizarre slow car chase

Passersby watched the stolen car crawl along - and one vigilante even tried to help police stop it.
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