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Baby owl boogie: young bird appears to dance at UK sanctuary – video

A young owl bobs its head at an owl sanctuary in Cornwall, giving the impression it is dancing. Robert Cole was visiting Screech Owl Sanctuary in Saint Columb Major, Cornwall, when he captured the moment on film, prompting him to nickname the bird ‘Owly Murs’ - in reference to the British singer …

Owls

The Obama administration is worried that Putin is about to pull a fast one in New York

White House officials are reportedly trying to decide whether the two leaders should meet to "work out their differences before the tumult in the Middle East escalates even further," according to The New York Times.<p>Some in the administration, however, "worry that agreeing to meet would only play …

Middle East

Vladimir Putin’s New Fleet Of Undetectable Torpedo Firing Submarines ‘Threaten’ Britain

Vladimir Putin has alarmed British security chiefs with his plans to recommission an entire fleet of undetectable torpedo firing submarines which …

Migrants in Europe Face Minefield 'Danger' in Croatia

Thousands of refugees and migrants walking through Croatia towards western Europe face a “real danger” from minefields laid during the 1990s Balkans War, volunteers warned Thursday.<p>It poses a new hazard for the wave of families fleeing conflict in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>The Croatian Mine …

El Salvador baby swap couple claim 'five other child mix-up cases'

Moses, biological son of British father Richard Cushworth and his Salvadoran wife Mercy Casanellas, shown off for the first time<p>The wife of a British man whose baby was swapped at birth in El Salvador has shown off the child publicly for the first time, as their lawyer claimed infants had also been …

El Salvador

Clashes at border with Serbia as Croatia says it cannot take more refugees – as it happened

More than 7,000 refugees enter Croatia in the past 24 hours Hundreds of people break through police lines at two border crossing between Serbia and Croatia EU summit called for next week Hungary says a ‘terrorist’ was among those arrested at border Read the latest summary

Border Crossings

Iraqi man shot dead in Berlin after stabbing policewoman

‘Suspected Islamist’, 41, had previously been imprisoned after plot to attack former Iraqi prime minister Ayad Allawi<p>German police have shot dead an Iraqi man who wounded a police officer with a knife in Berlin, with prosecutors saying he was a “suspected Islamist”.<p>The 41-year-old man had …

Extremism

The most heated moments during the second GOP debate

The Republican candidates were fired up during the second GOP debate, and many of them had one target: Donald Trump.<p>Other hot moments included divided views over Iran and how to handle Russian president Vladimir Putin.<p><i>Produced by</i> <i>Lamar Salter</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Children suffering: A true picture of Europe's migrant crisis

<b>At the Hungarian-Serbian border (CNN) —</b> No wonder the children cry.<p>They're thousands of miles from home, wandering from country to country, sleeping on the ground. They have no toys. Some lost their shoes.<p>The danger and futility of the European migrant crisis was once again captured in photos of …

Taiwan Fashion Trend Where Men And Women Wear Plastic Bags Is Sadly Catching On

We're all ears to upcoming trends, but we're just not convinced with the latest fashion craze sweeping Taiwan.<p>Both men and women are posting selfies …

Trends

Sixth member of Cambridge Spy Ring revealed

Author claims MI6 physicist Wilfred Mann was the sixth member of the infamous Cambridge Spy Ring<p>A sixth member of the Cambridge Spy Ring has been revealed as an MI6 physicist known to colleagues as "Atomic Man", according to an expert who has devoted 30 years into researching the infamous …

Obituaries

Thai Police Name New Suspect Connected to Bangkok Bombing

Thai police have named an eighth suspect in connection with the bombing of the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok on Aug. 17, which killed 20 people and …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language