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How the discovery of human remains in Antarctica in 1985 revealed surprising information about indigenous South Ame… https://t.co/NNXavEjefNAre we doing enough to combat coronavirus? We speak to a World Health Organisation adviser https://t.co/nGxlJIOE0G https://t.co/96bIOEbSSi @NeilHarold380 @TorreySmithWR @BBCSounds Thank you, Neil! Join us in counting down to Season 2 of… https://t.co/Ju8izs54WyWe've just added an absolutely stunning video to our new @BBCWorldService @YouTube channel - about the Taal volcano… https://t.co/sMTj8qaTku
Retweeted by BBC World Service(11/11) Get a hand-picked selection of our best podcasts, documentaries, interviews and reporting straight to your… https://t.co/t1gFF5MG4U(10/11) “They wanna knows my role model, it’s in a brown bottle” 🎶 How did hip hop develop such a taste for Cognac? https://t.co/C2qrqs0awL(9/11) Developed by a toy company in 1890, how did slot machines become a symbol of gambling addiction? https://t.co/G5adUX6iyy(8/11) We travel around the crowded streets of Lagos to hear stories of life amid the congestion https://t.co/p6yuuAayDy(7/11) They’re our oldest and deadliest enemy, but who is winning the battle? https://t.co/LtoPeGgMWN(6/11) It was the last major epidemic of its kind, but in 1974 these doctors helped to eradicate smallpox once and… https://t.co/MFpz2Cob4Z(5/11) So many things in this world are designed with men in mind https://t.co/4ZitDIjljt(4/11) “Smart people very often don't think they're biased” Three experts explore why we ignore facts, even if it’… https://t.co/DY446iNa8A(3/11) Electric lights and noisy streets - is modern life stealing our sleep? https://t.co/8sVBVm4ohj(2/11) How does living in a place where conflict is the norm affect your mental health? https://t.co/g3Ttm5T8SUTHREAD: Some of the highlights from the World Service this week 👇 (1/11) Conspiracy theories, misinformation and h… https://t.co/SRRrOr1EIGWhat's the latest on the #coronavirus worldwide? Here's a 60 second update ⏰ https://t.co/4zD4xqDLvsHow memory quilts are helping grieving families come to terms with their loss https://t.co/AlIWIynscIIt's been almost 10 years since Colonel Gaddafi was killed - but is Libya any better off today? https://t.co/xeKliJMrnsMafia chiefs are breaking the code of silence - in return for a lifetime in witness protection, rather than a life… https://t.co/IwHGKtf4GMImagine if your urine tested positive for alcohol but not a drop had passed your lips https://t.co/kOCFjGdF7cThe magic of Mané ✨ What tricks does @LFC & @FootballSenegal forward Sadio Mané have in store for the remainder o… https://t.co/Oxo3RwNqwE
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceIn a galaxy far, far away - and a long time ago - the fabric of the universe was punched by an explosion so large i… https://t.co/JRZs36W05RNigeria reports its first case of the coronavirus that began in China. https://t.co/WVwsrxhmKH
2/28
2020
Discover the music that inspires composer violinist @sfbeamish - from the heartbreak of @rufuswainwright to jazz jo… https://t.co/ijii1oQoErA Silicon Valley night bus provides shelter for some of California's huge population of homeless people https://t.co/md7cXLoYLPThe Toy Poodle's owner says it’s a miracle 🐶 https://t.co/vd1kSAdGzI
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceThis is what Taal island in the Philippines looks like now, more than a month after the volcano erupted. Relatives… https://t.co/CWktXpEMPZIn Iran, women are prohibited from riding motorcycles in public. But after years of campaigning these women have be… https://t.co/zNNWXrtrcQ
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceWe evolved to sleep outdoors, so what happened to our bodies when we moved inside? https://t.co/MBnctasHBSThe fight against #coronavirus is at a "decisive point", says @WHO - here's the latest developments around the worl… https://t.co/eQmRD16U5KIf you want to hear more about the touch test, listen to this edition of Health Check https://t.co/KxcYML8Mdv https://t.co/fe64UOj6uSFace masks might not be a very useful way to stop people catching the #coronavirus 😷 https://t.co/AAa4KfrDIGThe Great Mosque of Cordoba is a symbol of the co-existence of Christians, Muslims and Jews dating back to medieval… https://t.co/WEQBciiDQTCould artificially induced rainfall prevent floods? 🌧️ https://t.co/BI8GPfdn0jCoronavirus continues to spread to new countries, with the World Health Organization saying there are now more new… https://t.co/NBB6PZjh0F
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceBooan Temple was one of the lesbian activists who stormed BBC News live on air, 30 years ago #LGBTHM2020 https://t.co/TmiE8CKUKBThis genuinely made us quite emotional @NasriAtallah thank you for sharing this story! #BBCWorldServicehttps://t.co/GlvGmMCnB0It might be tough to raise bilingual kids, but a new study says it's worth persevering 👉 https://t.co/2dwDswoivnHow Ebola could - just possibly - lead the way for a coronavirus Covid-19 drug https://t.co/9NbGtGCVqiDid a Florida school over-react toward a six-year-old who seems to have got out of control? https://t.co/hQJAsGmOL8Why did this notorious cattle thief from Kenya decide to make peace with his Ugandan neighbours? https://t.co/2HTSIMshpT
2/27
2020
The beautiful faces of soul 🎶 Listen to this playlist from @jculpeppermusic - Tracks range from @Khruangbin to… https://t.co/iuNgkisZGlThe World Health Organization has said that most new coronavirus cases are now occurring outside China Latest upd… https://t.co/tfTLrprGq9Delhi has seen its worst violence for decades https://t.co/s2UZuMqGn2The traditional Quilombo diet uses fresh local ingredients. It’s also zero waste, organic, gluten-free - and practi… https://t.co/IXj5rgDZDGMosquitoes have an ingenious feeding technique 🦟 https://t.co/BZFZgsqrR7?We are in the North West of Kenya, in West Pokot with @kasujja. Tomorrow, he will be live from Kotikomor Border Pea… https://t.co/Pz4LG7220L
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceThe 62-year-old held the plank position for over eight hours 💪 😮 He shared a few tips with us https://t.co/1N2RWctUGmIs this really what a #yeti looks like? 🤔 https://t.co/BM0EPDdP5kFor writer Ha Jin, Chinese romantic poet Li Bai was unlike any other https://t.co/BK4GwiFuw7What happened when a farmer from the USA and a farmer from Africa started to talk about their lives? https://t.co/tYeR9hfmknEt maintenant c'est nous qui vous écoutons @QueensChristine #BBCWorldService https://t.co/l4cKl69fxg https://t.co/qG6Kp23nUiIf you have trouble sleeping, scientists have discovered something which might help https://t.co/lSdXylOacJNew coronavirus cases are appearing around the world, so how do you build a picture of where the outbreak is headin… https://t.co/LRlv6IGx8HWe know we need to wash our hands to avoid infections, but what germs live on phones? https://t.co/GtfcuTDsHd
2/26
2020
Would a robot win a rap battle? Explore how #AI can enhance a musician's ability https://t.co/EIQEi1pTqT"It's a lot more than simply just shutting the doors and saying everybody's got to stay at home" https://t.co/56oAUGduEDIdentifying as #LGBTQ in the Middle East can be dangerous. So one women created a website where people could be the… https://t.co/77WL6qqOHyJust a few more sleeps until Season 2 of #13MinutestotheMoon. Relive Apollo II's final moments - as told in Season… https://t.co/rBTgglLOKoMarty Cooper made the first mobile phone call in 1973 - and the phone weighed more than a kilogram 🤔 https://t.co/apMO75WnQBWhat does space smell like? Clue: it's meaty... 🥩 https://t.co/e9A7nybtfyThe hungry bear on the loose in the streets of Monrovia, California 🐻 https://t.co/O1xLj77EqbThere could be around 30,000 bits of space debris floating around our planet 🌍🌠🌌 https://t.co/ECdO3fPW1qFormer Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – ousted by the military in 2011 – has died in hospital in Cairo aged 91 https://t.co/QnlPMqEkRs
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceFrom The Walking Dead to 28 Days Later, why are so many people fascinated by zombies? 🧟 https://t.co/Y8XXNouonNAn MMA World Champion in 2018, now he's facing the fight of his life to hold on to his belt, back in his hometown o… https://t.co/TcH98rOjun"My dad is dying, rotting away in the most undignified manner... I don't know whether he knows me." Former Blackbur… https://t.co/UmS86e4ivUA Chinese journalist in Wuhan describes the way the coronavirus outbreak is being tackled https://t.co/XjT5KY3FNE"She really helped shine a light on a kind of history that we really hadn't paid much attention to before" https://t.co/2HvHei4JJY
2/25
2020
"The trash has been taken out" - Rose McGowan on Weinstein verdict. The actor gives her reaction to the conviction… https://t.co/h6FhhEwepFAlgorithms have been used by mathematicians and scientists for millennia. But they've acquired a new level of power… https://t.co/cnLy80viUHDue to the #coronavirus outbreak, these couples in the Philippines tied the knot wearing masks 💒 https://t.co/xC6IHOJgbxWhen the project was planned in the 1980s, it was going to be the largest gun in the world - but many were sceptica… https://t.co/vJqBes7DIpHarvey Weinstein, once Hollywood's most powerful man, found guilty in sex assault case that spurred #MeToo movement https://t.co/qgtGpZ44DC
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceNasa mathematician Katherine Johnson has died at the age of 101. She was instrumental to the Apollo project and h… https://t.co/rvyGUvensUIn India, nearly half a million transgender people struggle for acceptance. Some hope a sex change operation will h… https://t.co/MImecpHAfDNasa mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch the first American into orbit around the Earth, dies aged 1… https://t.co/ws6avIiaJC
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceIn the South Korean city of Daegu, hundreds of people have been pictured queuing to buy face masks #coronavirus https://t.co/EqZqqU6FJNWhat would Gandhi have said to Trump? https://t.co/2ye8GIGAXO
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceCar drives into crowd during carnival procession in German town of Volkmarsen, injuring several people, police say https://t.co/yCdHp0Td2f
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceThe prison where inmates write rhymes, make music and imagine their future in a different light https://t.co/g1VGdCH2qREliska Tanzer was born into a family of Romany sex workers. She grew up illiterate, discriminated against, and in p… https://t.co/Auww814mFLJust going through the #Covid19 #Coronavirus questions listeners have sent in for our #GlobalNewsPod coronavirus sp… https://t.co/c6SfR5qmbA
Retweeted by BBC World Service"We never thought it could come here" #coronavirus https://t.co/o1CkUwfnLyCan drones improve pregnant women's life chances in Sierra Leone? Find out on our YouTube page 👇 https://t.co/wreKez98dsRadia Perlman is often known as the "mother of the internet" - how does she feel about the way the internet is used… https://t.co/6dQTtjKtMaRapid urbanisation and deforestation are endangering some of India's best loved species. How can we save the countr… https://t.co/5AZO07wkHOSouth Korea now has the second most cases in world and North Korea has quarantined hundreds of foreigners https://t.co/ABGGXk9g6D"Namaste Trump" - The US President will be welcomed by a huge rally in the world's largest cricket stadium in Ahmed… https://t.co/WDZ1tKpDNd"When I sneeze, I see soot and blood." Kalio Keturah Nicholas remembers the time she could eat fresh fish from the… https://t.co/XkCIpWnCce
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2/24
2020
How poetry can make us more empathetic https://t.co/9Wtt6immDeHow much of our food is natural v synthetic? And should we be worried? #BBCFoodChain https://t.co/pCVdvY5mQ9“If you set a goal, say something audacious. The universe finds a way to make things happen.” @gadhadar on… https://t.co/Hv2ObwOFuQIs this really what a #yeti looks like? 🤔 https://t.co/25EZ4V3guOA passenger was allowed to leave the Diamond Princess cruise ship, travel home on public transport and then later t… https://t.co/fuCQ253iT590% of the world’s population breathes in toxic air on a daily basis https://t.co/PPVTGn1dskTyson Fury says he was destined to take the WBC heavyweight crown from Deontay Wilder #TysonFury2 🥊 https://t.co/7KUxcuZEImAmazon founder Jeff Bezos has pledged $10 billion in grants to fight climate change. Here's where the money could g… https://t.co/kkVLDTlPVHTyson Fury produced a punch perfect performance to beat Deontay Wilder and become the WBC and Ring Magazine heavywe… https://t.co/PWkPkIbwlS
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2/23
2020
Check out Ugandan superstar @Ksheebah1's two essential items that she carries in her bag when in a hurry and has to… https://t.co/dxgD21flpd
2/22
2020

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