p06yg0b8 - Yemen war: UN appeals to Houthi rebels over aid
US & World

Yemen war: UN appeals to Houthi rebels over aid

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe hidden victims of the Yemen war The UN says food aid is being diverted by some corrupt and uncooperative officials in Houthi-held areas of Yemen, where millions of people are believed to be on the verge of famine. David Beasley, head of the World Food Programme […]

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REO or Oreo? Ben Carson mistakes housing term for cookie

107025337 moditrump6 - The 'personality politics' of Narendra Modi and Donald Trump

The 'personality politics' of Narendra Modi and Donald Trump

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Being black in Nazi Germany

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I never met my daughter's dad – she was his dying wish

107055042 gettyimages 686982292 - Washington becomes first US state to legalise human composting

Washington becomes first US state to legalise human composting

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Health

NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee

Image copyright Steve Baker SCB Photography Image caption Tom and his wife Nic – his story was made into a film in 2016 called Starfish, featuring Tom Riley and Joanne Froggatt A man who woke from a coma to discover both his arms and legs had been amputated and part of his face removed has […]

107051914 p079wxcs - 'Acne does not define me'

'Acne does not define me'

107027386 mediaitem107027385 - MRI scan death of Torbay teenager investigated

MRI scan death of Torbay teenager investigated

107038292 thinkstockphotos 186199164 - Decriminalise prostitution, say nurses

Decriminalise prostitution, say nurses

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Technology

If a house was designed by machine, how would it look?

This house was designed using algorithms and machines. They chose complex, organic-looking forms, which were stronger and more efficient than straight lines. Will all the houses of the future look like this? This is part of the BBC’s Disruptors series. You can read the full article here. Camera: Fabian Chaundy; Producer: Ben King Do you […]

107054297 259b201a cd15 4101 a6ed 2d783a046ea5 - Amazon set for facial recognition revolt

Amazon set for facial recognition revolt

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Bleach peddled as 'miracle' autism cure on YouTube

106416224 e8fddadb dfcf 470b 9354 2178e5c8f555 - Female-voice AI reinforces bias, says UN report

Female-voice AI reinforces bias, says UN report

107054355 mediaitem107054354 - UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items
Science/Nature

UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items

Image copyright Reuters In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on single use plastic items next year. The measures cover plastic straws, plastic drinks stirrers and plastic cotton buds in England from April 2020. Only plastic drinks stirrers will be totally banned from sale – currently 316 million are […]

107054135 p079xdsg - Driverless cars: Cambridge University model cars 'talk' to avoid jams
Science/Nature

Driverless cars: Cambridge University model cars 'talk' to avoid jams

A fleet of 16 miniature cars have been programmed to communicate with each other to avoid traffic jams. Researchers at Cambridge University set up a track and stopped one of the driverless cars, blocking one of two lanes, to see how they reacted. When the communication system was switched off, a tailback soon appeared in […]

107038211 p079s5yp - How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the environment
Science/Nature

How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the environment

Cattle farming is responsible for almost 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. So some farmers in Colombia have been piloting a different way of raising cows that has proved better for the environment. A film by Daniel Gordon for People Fixing the World. Do you have a […]

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