Ophelia: School roof takes off

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Spain and Portugal tackle wildfires

A spate of deadly wildfires broke out across Spain and Portugal at the weekend and continued into Monday. The approach of Hurricane Ophelia whipped up strong winds that fanned the flames. Spain and Portugal tackle wildfires

Mogadishu: Somalis protest against al-Shabab

Somalis reacted to a devastating bomb attack on Saturday by marching to demonstrate their anger at the presence of al-Shabab. The militants have been blamed for the attack, but no group has yet said it was behind the blast. The president donated blood at a hospital treating victims. Mogadishu: Somalis protest against al-Shabab

100 Women: Why we need to talk about street harassment

Most women and girls have experienced some form of street harassment, and in many cases this behaviour goes unreported. But what exactly do we mean when we talk about harassment? What is 100 Women? BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. In 2017, we’re challenging them to tackle […]

How did driver escape hail of police gunfire?

Dashboard and body cam footage show how a call about a “suspicious vehicle” triggered a hail of police gunfire. Two of the officers are now under criminal investigation, and the suspect has not been found. How did driver escape hail of police gunfire?

Austria elections: The 31-year-old who could be leader

Austria is voting in a general election on Sunday 15 October. The frontrunner is Sebastian Kurz of the conservative People’s Party. But who is he? Bethany Bell reports. Austrian parties in election TV clash Austria elections: The 31-year-old who could be leader

The Paris artist who works with rubber stamps

Paris-based artist Vincent Sardon has chosen this unusual medium for his work. The BBC went to see him and his work in his studio, near Pere Lachaise cemetery. The Paris artist who works with rubber stamps

The Philippines’ ‘Mega Rehab’ Centre for drug addicts

With the spotlight on President Duterte’s war on drugs, what happens to those who escape the police shootouts? We go inside the massive rehabilitation centre in Nueva Ecija to find out how drug rehabilitation works in the Philippines. Video Journalist: Howard Johnson Producer: Virma Simonette The Philippines’ ‘Mega Rehab’ Centre for drug addicts