Pakistan border fence causes controversy – BBC News

Pakistan is building a barrier on its border with Afghanistan, despite objections from Kabul. The BBC was taken on a military flight for a close-up look at part of the new fence. Please subscribe HERE World In Pictures Big Hitters Just Good News

Tom Hanks on Harvey Weinstein – BBC News

Film star Tom Hanks has said there is no way back for movie mogul Harvey Weinstein following allegations of sexual misconduct and assault. “We’re at a watershed moment, this is a sea change,” Hanks told the BBC. “His last name will become a noun and a verb. It will become an identifying moniker for a […]

Brexit Negotations: Theresa May “ambitious and positive” – BBC News

EU leaders have agreed to start preparing for trade talks with the UK – as the Theresa May admits there is “some way to go” in negotiations. As expected, her 27 EU counterparts agreed at a Brussels summit that not enough progress had been made on other issues to begin formal trade talks now. But […]

Children of the Rohingya crisis – BBC News

Up to 12,000 children a week are crossing to Bangladesh. Clive Myrie looks at their plight Please subscribe HERE World In Pictures Big Hitters Just Good News

Catching harassers undercover on the Tube – BBC News

Transport for London say 90% of sexual behaviour on the capital’s transport network goes unreported. BBC 100 Women went undercover on the Tube with British Transport Police officers trying to catch offenders. line BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. In 2017, we’re challenging them to tackle four […]

Henna crowns: ‘Hair’ for cancer patient – BBC News

For cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, losing their hair can be an extremely difficult and upsetting consequence. But now, there’s a new alternative to wigs and hats. Abi, who is supporting fundraising campaign Stand Up To Cancer, explains how she faced her diagnosis and treatment. Video journalist: Sofia Bettiza. Please subscribe HERE World In Pictures […]

Somalia: Mogadishu bomb victim killed day before graduation – BBC News

Maryam Abdullahi’s father Abdullahi Mohamed was flying out to the Somali capital Mogadishu for her graduation, but ended up attending her funeral. She was one of at least 280 people who killed when a truck exploded at a busy junction in Mogadishu on 14 October. Maryam’s father and sister spoke to Alinur Hassan from the […]

Girl in suit banned from church ceremony – BBC News

Cady Mansell, a nine-year-old from Indiana, was banned from her First Communion ceremony because she wanted to wear a white suit. Cady’s mom shared their story on Facebook. Now she tells the BBC why they’ve moved churches. Video by Angélica M Casas Please subscribe HERE World In Pictures Big Hitters Just Good […]

Tearful Trudeau mourns Gord Downie – BBC News

An emotional Justin Trudeau has paid tribute to the Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie. The Canadian prime minister was speaking after the gifted lyricist died of brain cancer at the age of 53. Please subscribe HERE World In Pictures Big Hitters Just Good News

‘I monitor Congo’s deadliest volcano’ – BBC News

Celestin Mahinda and his team of scientists constantly monitor the Nyiragongo volcano in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Based in the nearby town of Goma, they have saved lives by warning local communities of impending eruptions. Video journalist: Horaci Garcia Producer: Charlotte Attwood Please subscribe HERE World In Pictures Big Hitters […]

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