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How many words do you need to speak a language?

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 02:06
The vocabulary required to be understood in another tongue may not need to be vast.

Searching for Burma's forgotten World War Two heroes

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 02:04
A group of British volunteers goes to Myanmar every year to find and support veterans who fought for the UK in World War Two.

Obituary: Suman Virk, the mother who forgave her daughter's killer

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 01:47
Suman Virk, who has died aged 58, became an anti-bullying advocate after her daughter was killed.

Meet the teacher who wears a school uniform

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 01:44
Alex Maina Kariuki is a school principal with a difference. He insists on wearing the same school uniform as his students.

Meet the 10-year-old DJ taking Ghana by storm

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 01:36
How one schoolgirl juggles school, dancing, playing musical instruments and DJing.

The man who quit his job to teach trapeze in the jungle

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 01:16
Jonathon Conant had never tried the flying trapeze until he turned 40. He has now dedicated his life to it.

Maps reveal hidden truths of the world's cities

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 01:15
A new website lets people delve into data on the world's cities.

5 Seconds of Summer on dating, lies and gun control

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 01:14
The pop band tackle a series of random questions based on their latest album, Youngblood.

World Cup Catch-up: Crazy commentary, awkward handshakes & goals galore

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 01:02
Watch all the best action and funnies from day ten of the 2018 World Cup, including some samba-flavoured commentary, an awkward handshake and a hatful of cracking goals.

Child obesity plan targets sweets at checkouts

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 00:32
New measures also target junk food ads and aim to halve childhood obesity by 2030 in England.

Newspaper headlines: 'Give me £20bn or I'll bring May down'

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 00:15
The Mail on Sunday reports Gavin Williamson's threats over defence funding to the prime minister.

East Coast train line back under public control

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 00:04
The government will run the service until a new public-private partnership is appointed in 2020.

World Cup 2018: Is Germany's win over Sweden a watershed for the holders?

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 23:59
Germany head coach Joachim Low called it a "thriller and a rollercoaster". How important was the holders' comeback victory over Sweden?

England beat New Zealand 36-18 in Denver Test

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 23:42
England come from behind to ease past New Zealand in a Test match in Denver, USA.

French jogger detained after crossing US-Canada border

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 23:16
A 19-year-old, who says she accidentally crossed the US-Canada border, was detained for two weeks.

World Cup 2018: Serbia chief accuses Fifa of 'brutal robbery' after Swiss defeat

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 22:53
The head of the Serbian Football Association accuses governing body Fifa of showing bias against his country at the World Cup in Russia.

Argentina 15-44 Scotland: George Horne grabs brace as Scots end tour on high

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 22:25
George Horne scores two of Scotland's six tries as they end their summer tour with a record 44-15 win in Argentina.

Trump secretary kicked out of restaurant

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 22:22
The US president's press secretary says she was refused service because she works for Donald Trump.

World Cup 2018: Fifa investigates Switzerland duo over goal celebrations

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 22:21
Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings against Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri for their goal celebrations during Switzerland's win over Serbia.

Vatican ex-diplomat sentenced to five years on child pornography charges

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 22:21
Former diplomat Carlo Alberto Capello, who was recalled from the US, is given five years in jail.