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@bbcworldservice #ClimateChange: What are the facts? https://t.co/GSpsBW3BDK (6/7) @bbcworldservice .@Amazon is often criticised for its huge carbon footprint. The company now says it aims to becom… https://t.co/bIWKjbEciq @bbcworldservice The day of global climate action was sparked by @GretaThunberg who’ll attend the New York event. W… https://t.co/ETaj7TKHLPWhy are so many young people joining the #ClimateStrike? Here are some voices from different parts of the world:… https://t.co/UZH7ocXmPk @bbcworldservice You can follow the latest updates on the global #ClimateStrike here: https://t.co/h0mbjFuyac (2… https://t.co/6DoOrOTCZVMillions of people around the world are taking part in #ClimateStrike to demand action to tackle #ClimateChange (1/… https://t.co/BSAhLrhpnoExhausted by parenting? You're not alone: https://t.co/wnpFuaFUxN"Looking back I realised it was a disastrous mistake." The regrets of Anthony Blunt, exposed in 1979 as a Soviet spy https://t.co/uG7T85GExrFour stranded dolphins in Florida have been rescued by a human chain 🐬 https://t.co/1nIy9WfONcAmazon's CEO has said he wants the company to become carbon neutral by 2040. But some of his staff want more ambiti… https://t.co/vr45Px3nThIs Moscow trying to win a race already won by Beijing? Julian Marshall in discussion with Olga Kulkova of… https://t.co/J0djH3lunm
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceHave scientists found the key to curing the #commoncold? https://t.co/o3ZrS6O3Qf⚽️ ‼️ PODCAST ‼️ ⚽️ On #BBCWF with @BBC_Mani @HeatherOReilly and @PatNevin we hear from: ⚽️ Leading goal scorer i… https://t.co/o1k57VA7T2
Retweeted by BBC World Service"Corruption is the driving force behind these atrocities" https://t.co/lLfFYhinEdAn award for the man who stopped a mega-dam and saved the rainforest. https://t.co/JHfedDQ7xz
9/20
2019
Rebel with a cause: how Albert Camus's novels transformed 20th century literature https://t.co/YAmphJIYJV https://t.co/nWJcCUdg0dOne sneeze for yes, two sneezes for no - these African wild dogs are remarkably democratic when they vote on huntin… https://t.co/Z88tHfPEXbAdy Barkan knows he is dying, but he's determined to use the time he has left to fight for healthcare reform. List… https://t.co/4nFpLmMkbCEvery year fires in Indonesia create a smoky haze, choking millions of people in the region. It's caused serious he… https://t.co/gfUuKIcl15Turkey provides 70% of the world's hazelnuts – and the biggest buyer is Ferrero, maker of Nutella and Kinder Bueno.… https://t.co/PvCmVKXf2J‼️ PODCAST ‼️ On #BBCStumped @AlisonMitchell @jimmaxcricket and @SUNILGUPTA_SUGU discuss: 🔸 A summer like no othe… https://t.co/kkvi2BKqer
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceEvery five minutes, someone, somewhere dies from a snakebite... but this team is hoping to change that. From the P… https://t.co/6yPYEnnTqbSouth Africa's president says his country is one of "the most unsafe places in the world to be a woman". These scho… https://t.co/tbMQfgGidkThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is one of the great classics of children's literature. CS Lewis's stepson tel… https://t.co/UGuWItig9xThe Zambian government wants people to switch from eating maize to millet, sorghum and cassava. Why? https://t.co/E1ogI6vQDqLolita was born without a uterus, but she desperately wanted to be a mother https://t.co/U1aC6m3GrNCarsten Stahl hunted down violent criminals on German TV - but when his five-year-old son was bullied and beaten at… https://t.co/FPCtSNsr9vThe Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has apologised for wearing skin darkening make-up and a turban at an A… https://t.co/opY5WnW9Hx
9/19
2019
The BBC has gained incredibly rare access to Taliban-controlled territory in Afghanistan to meet people most at ris… https://t.co/V352OeU1sKCongressman Buddy Carter says he believes in #climatechange but he voted against cleaner coal plants... So, is… https://t.co/daByL040YRCalifornia Governor @GavinNewsom rips into @realDonaldTrump on @BBCNewshour -- accuses him of "lies" over ending CA… https://t.co/xnRxOg0E6p
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceDownload the Crowdscience podcast to find out more 🎙️https://t.co/ZCKpkVr3SrThe secret power of introverts... https://t.co/f6n4HXNe2n.@StephTisdell and Andy Saunders of @comedyallstars1 are speaking up for indigenous Australians… https://t.co/j8L2PATXD5Most scientists agree that in order to tackle climate change, we need to radically transform our energy supply https://t.co/eO7NGhBSBg🗨️ 'You’re not entitled to any of it working out, but it’s really fun to try’ #BMX world champion Alise Willoughby… https://t.co/EHACugJTmu
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceYoung women around the world with a South Asian heritage are forming an alliance on Instagram 👊 https://t.co/FzHGOX13zWA traumatic brain injury left Sarah Vallance unable to read and write. But her dogs gave her the motivation to re-t… https://t.co/XD9vbuLeAOAnna wanted to cremate her husband when he died. But for Greeks that’s not as easy as you might think. Hear more:… https://t.co/ap7Tk8VIheThe UK Supreme Court is hearing arguments about whether Boris Johnson acted lawfully in suspending Parliament. Foll… https://t.co/jXPmV9mEjvNeil Parker fell 20 feet (6 metres) down a waterfall and had to crawl for two days before he was rescued… https://t.co/PH5JbA5oNKSouth Korea has a long tradition of hair shaving as a form of protest that's rooted in traditional Confucian teachi… https://t.co/GpMErm3XxAAnd if you want to listen to World Questions from Botswana you can find it on this link. It will be available from… https://t.co/48khUo0SpY @MaxxMcguire @UKinBotswana Hi, yes it will be available from this coming Saturday (21 September). You can find it o… https://t.co/47GPtZat9bWhat a delight listening to the story of Wear Sunscreen on ⁦@bbcworldservice⁩ love the bit about who did the voice… https://t.co/aKYRGsyPun
Retweeted by BBC World Service"This has to be looked at like hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis. They're not optional, they will happen." Publi… https://t.co/L1dBO0Pg2YCould South African choir @ChoirAfrica win big on TV contest 'America's Got Talent'? https://t.co/8nPDqJYNny https://t.co/YcBrmdhQs0Church leaders denounce deteriorating human rights and abductions in Zimbabwe https://t.co/T1AMapiF7m https://t.co/wTN7lmjAWe
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9/18
2019
Israel election result too close to call - exit polls https://t.co/GDotn5qbJt
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceThe same party has been in power in Botswana since 1966. But could that change in next month's elections?… https://t.co/odX0s6hLjZMeet the farmers who take their herd to New York to help the city get rid of poison ivy and thorn bushes 🐐 https://t.co/nhbbzNKqMWThe audience arrive for tonight’s #BBCWQ in Gaborone, Botswana, which takes place just weeks before October's elect… https://t.co/yp7f4rUHEFDrones were launched against major Saudi oil facilities from southern Iran, says a US official https://t.co/n52OalaDVBSouth Africa's Cape Town is regularly referred to as one of the world's deadliest cities. But is that label fair? https://t.co/qJ7Fi1YR5eHave we lost sight of how deadly the fighting in Afghanistan still is? A total of 2,307 people were killed in Augu… https://t.co/29wnb6RSyf.@aleksk visits the US's last leper home in Louisiana to find out if the stigma of leprosy still exists and how the… https://t.co/xiak5Rko9TNinjas of the deep: the history of the submarine and the extremely precise egineering needed to keep these metal ca… https://t.co/hwc9RykouMFrightened fish, shy bears... just some of the contenders for the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 🐟 🐻 🐦 https://t.co/HCYTJFsg5ZWomen in a job worldwide: 49% Men in a job worldwide: 75% What stops women getting jobs? We hear from women in Jo… https://t.co/9oRm2y5Ptk"Over 120 genes seem to increase the risk of someone developing a migraine." A neurologist on the link between gen… https://t.co/oM4RJ1hwFQWhy do so many people think that things are bad, and they're getting worse? 😞 https://t.co/LEZuDbgVleShould we tap into the cold of outer space to produce tomorrow’s electricity? https://t.co/4W8AVQj0lb https://t.co/LWS6ydng9JWhy Cameroonian lawyers have decided to down tools: https://t.co/Y42veGCK12 https://t.co/TS3FODWB7O
9/17
2019
Banking services via mobile phones have spread all over Africa. But is there a dark side to the sudden availability… https://t.co/Qicy48dvdmThree tiny uninhabited Scottish islands – handed on from father to son and bring them closer together. More extr… https://t.co/Tnrha67mD2Seida learned to perform life-saving operations like this one in just three years. Listen to the People Fixing The… https://t.co/jL3qYSLp8KExtreme events linked to climate change are occurring sooner than expected, says the UK Government's former chief s… https://t.co/yIkwwnIjGDIt might be normal to be gloomy on a Monday - but are we actually wired to be pessimistic all the time? 😞 https://t.co/Qc9YkAr5TICampaigners say flavoured e-cigarettes clearly appeal to children https://t.co/bHlCoxUQxsThe incident has cut global oil supplies by 5% and prices have soared. https://t.co/TCqExTfEEtAn army marches on its stomach - and the invention of canned food helped them do just that. Listen to the new episo… https://t.co/Fl76CF9l46Russia has released Ukrainian prisoners - but it hasn't given up any of the territory it seized https://t.co/FRlb6CACRSSometimes babies need surgery even before they're born - and this new glue could help keep them safe. The new episo… https://t.co/LASMT0g8ctVaginismus affects millions of women worldwide. So you’d think we’d all know about it – and that doctors would know… https://t.co/rVZsuH8m5n
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceThis American mayor says he was wrongfully detained by border patrol agents in New York: https://t.co/qOiBKM3hK3 https://t.co/nghyXjIyqT
9/16
2019
6,000 people in a concert hall and yet you could hear a pin drop https://t.co/PYrwPe7OFm https://t.co/pbAYWjXBjb"The language we have is useless." Why many people who reject religion aren't comfortable being called atheists eit… https://t.co/AgLTf4xCFlWhat do the Saudi oil attacks mean for fuel prices? https://t.co/Hem5mjghbL.@SecPompeo said there was "no evidence" that drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities came from Yemen - and inste… https://t.co/Io8EXv2XqKIs a campaign of fake news being used to target protests in Algeria? https://t.co/tnmafIzICy"Don't be reckless with other people's hearts. Don't put up with people who are reckless with yours." https://t.co/bUzeGB29oBHundreds also rallied outside the British Consulate, demanding that the UK press China to maintain freedoms guarant… https://t.co/8HosxgHJJLI had the pleasure of presenting 'Music Life' for the @bbcworldservice. Composers @JoQuailCello, @sfbeamish,… https://t.co/EpNbbNlMPL
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceBrexit hasn't just divided political parties - it's torn families and friends apart. So how can you talk about it w… https://t.co/ni86pwQq6AVaginismus destroys women's lives around the world - so why aren't people talking about it? Find out more 🎥… https://t.co/U9mfGRvcw2A baby stolen from a Cape Town hospital in 1997 discovered the truth, 17 years later https://t.co/nCBIkwI3Ti
9/15
2019
Five years after the war in Ukraine began, 13,000 people have been killed. And Russia’s powerful propaganda machine… https://t.co/cLfTNgcRhwThe gardens of the Strawberry Field children's home in Liverpool, where John Lennon used to play as a boy, have ope… https://t.co/I3PSCkkmMAHouthi rebels in Yemen have taken responsibility for the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia - and said that more could b… https://t.co/9s5gzAmHDo⭐️ World Athletics Championships: Meet the stars ⭐️ The #AthleticsWorldChamps starts in less than 2⃣ weeks so find… https://t.co/lOB68W8sFU
Retweeted by BBC World ServiceWhat practical solutions can we introduce into our daily routines to combat desertification? #WorklifeIndia https://t.co/gzYlYl45aS.@BorisJohnson denied it. But has any other UK prime minister even been asked the question? https://t.co/aLGqGSKlpWAfrican leaders are gathering in Harare for the funeral of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe https://t.co/WDcVBwEhRjTime: 9:11pm Weight: 9lb 11oz Date: 9/11 😲😲😲 https://t.co/PqFUewU8fj"This is going to become one of the most famous comets in astronomical history." ☄️ https://t.co/Mjj78fK1bx
9/14
2019
How can natural farming methods help combat desertification? #WorklifeIndia https://t.co/07C52oEBZRIn 1519, a Portuguese explorer set off on what would be the first circumnavigation of the world. But he was killed… https://t.co/61UQeBtEZHHow do people in Venezuela cope with the economic crisis? Take a look at Ingebjørg Kårstad's photographs https://t.co/mC0dBEA7GrGuilty pleasure = playing your favourite track on repeat. But do musicians ever get bored singing the same songs al… https://t.co/eG4vX4IBVa‼️ 🏉 RUGBY PODCAST ‼️ 🏉 🏆 We preview the @rugbyworldcup with @heelsonhalfway and @robvickerman 🇿🇦 Former South A… https://t.co/pEHwmf6z6R
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9/13
2019

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