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Jacob Zuma and the ANC: Are South Africa's dreams of freedom dead?

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 6:36am
One of the most important elections in South Africa’s modern history takes place this weekend, with the pick of the new ANC leader.

ANC gathers to choose leader to replace Jacob Zuma

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 4:33am
A conference will pick a new party leader to succeed South African President Jacob Zuma.

Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife 'suspicious'

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 4:19am
Barry and Honey Sherman were discovered in the basement of their Toronto home by an estate agent.

The house that Edek built - and the secret suitcase kept inside

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 4:17am
The architect, his modernist post-War home, and the suitcase full of secrets he kept inside.

Iain Lee addresses I'm a Celeb bullying claims

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 4:04am
The radio host says the term bullying is a "bit strong".

Brexit: UK must not be EU 'colony' after Brexit

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 3:53am
Conservative backbenchers are split over the terms of a transition period once the UK leaves the EU.

Royal Court U-turn over play axed amid harassment claims

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 3:45am
The Royal Court will stage Rita, Sue and Bob Too following accusations of censorship.

Former PM takes on UK-China investment role

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 3:32am
David Cameron is to lead a £750m fund to improve links between Britain and China, the government says.

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: How do you win the main award?

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 2:36am
There have been 59 winners of Sports Personality of the Year, but what makes the ideal candidate? BBC Sport crunched the numbers.

Newspaper headlines: 'Royal own goal' wedding and final clash

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 1:43am
Next year's royal wedding, which will clash with the FA Cup final, makes many of Saturday's front pages.

Austrian far-right to return to coalition under conservative Sebastian Kurz

BBC - Sat, 12/16/2017 - 1:12am
The Freedom party joins a coalition with PM Sebastian Kurz after being out of government since 2005.

One Culture: two generations

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:32pm
A Ghanaian father and son rebuild their relationship after a stint in prison pulled them apart.

Vaginal mesh implants: The woman awarded a $57m payout

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:57pm
Ella Ebaugh was awarded a $57m payout after a mesh implant left her disabled.

Wu Yongning: Who is to blame for a daredevil's death?

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:47pm
"Don't click 'like'": The death of "rooftopper" Wu Yongning sparks uneasy soul-searching in China.

Was Delhi gang rape India's #Metoo moment?

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:42pm
Five years after the Delhi gang rape Indian women are taking control of the conversation around gender.

South Africa: My message to the ANC

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:31pm
What advice do South Africans have for the ruling party as it prepares to elect a new leader?

The family that doesn't feel pain

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:14pm
The experience of six related Italians may help to find a new treatment for people with chronic pain.

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 champion to be crowned

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:12pm
Four celebrities are in with a shot of lifting the Strictly Come Dancing glitterball trophy.

US tax bill: Republicans agree sweeping changes

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:06pm
Senate and House lawmakers reveal final details of the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years.

Strictly Come Dancing: How the show has changed the lives of its finalists

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 7:55pm
The four remaining celebrities on what being on the BBC dancing show has meant to them.