BBC's funding system under fire amid viewership changes, Conservatives' hostility

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Feb 1, 2022
Boris Johnson's government may scrap the national license fee that's funded the UK broadcaster for generations.
The BBC's primary revenue source, a compulsory annual fee paid by the British people, is  stirring vigorous opposition.
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Breaking down barriers for working moms who breastfeed

Aug 24, 2018
Working moms face many barriers. Among them, travelling while breastfeeding.
A mother gives the bottle to her baby on Oct. 8, 2012 in Paris.
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Syrian refugees move from Hungary to Germany

Sep 14, 2015
Migrants on a train to Germany try to stay hopeful.

China's stock market fall hits small investors

Jul 8, 2015
Individuals, often swayed by rumors, make up 80 percent of share buyers.

42 charged two years after Bangladesh factory collapse

Jun 1, 2015
17 face murder charges; the owner allegedly ignored safety warnings.
Bangladeshi relatives of missing garment workers take part in a protest marking the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on April 24, 2014. More than 1,100 people were killed in the country's worst industrial disaster.
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Heat wave death toll passes 1,000 in India

May 28, 2015
Streets are melting under intense 120 degree temperatures.

What Qatar doesn't want you to know about the 2022 World Cup

May 18, 2015
BBC journalist Mark Lobel was detained for investigating Qatari labor camps.

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On the ground from Kathmandu, Nepal

Apr 27, 2015
Aid workers face challenges after a devastating quake.
Nepalese rescue personnel and volunteers observe damaged buildings in Bhaktapur, Nepal, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country. 
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The situation in Nepal

Apr 27, 2015
A report from on the ground in Kathmandu.

Another wave of migrants drown in the Mediterranean

Apr 20, 2015
Many are trying to enter Europe to escape violence and find job opportunities.