Top 20 bbcnews Highest Rated Reddit Posts of All Time

A baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived the deadly disease. Baby Benedicte is one of the youngest patients ever treated by doctors for Ebola

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 110
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

A decorated US special forces soldier has been charged with an Afghan man's murder, which he reportedly admitted while applying for a job with the CIA

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 204
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 41

At least nine Japanese medical schools 'rigged women's results', government investigation finds

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 6
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

EU says no to Theresa May on renegotiating Brexit deal

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 7
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

Vet dresses as giant mouse to calm dog

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Subreddit : nottheonion
Points : 48
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

A letter to Santa written by a Victorian schoolgirl has been discovered 120 years on

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 20
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

The US Senate has voted to withdraw military aid for Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen and to blame Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 12
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 1

French police have "neutralised" the gunman who attacked a Strasbourg Christmas market

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 8
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 3

A homeless man has been reunited with his family after he appeared in a music video that aimed to highlight homelessness

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 75
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

A leopard has killed a monk meditating in a forest in India, authorities say. Forest officials said they had warned the monks against going too far inside the protected wildlife reserve where the attack happened

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 8
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 4

The Voyager 2 probe, which left Earth in 1977, has become the second human-made object to leave our Solar System. It's currently 18 billion km (11 billion miles) from Earth, moving at 54,000km/h

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 3,507
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 323

Anti-Semitism is getting worse and Jews are increasingly worried about the risk of harassment, according to a major survey of 12 EU countries

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 32
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 34

UK can cancel Brexit, says EU court

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 47,168
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 5634

The "yellow vest" protests have been "a catastrophe" for the French economy, the finance minister says. France has seen four consecutive weekends of demonstrations against fuel tax rises, high living costs, and other issues

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 3
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 3

Twitter's chief executive Jack Dorsey has come under attack for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination, despite widespread allegations of human rights abuses in the country

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 169
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 76

Missing fragments of an ancient mosaic known as the Gypsy Girl have been put on display in a museum in Turkey, after being returned from the United States

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 6
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

When his mother blacked out at the wheel, a quick-thinking eight-year-old boy took control of a car and steered it to safety across a busy road before calling emergency services

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 151
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 3

Japan is easing immigration rules, with the government saying more foreign workers are needed because of the country's ageing population

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 52
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 28

The main factor in the near 3% rise in global CO2 emissions has been coal use in China, say researchers. That's being driven by government efforts to boost a flagging economy there

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 121
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 26

A man arrested in Austria for alleged fraud after trying to convert thousands of old and damaged euro coins imported from China has been acquitted. The €1 and €2 coins were collected from scrapped cars and washing machines sent to China from Western countries

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 22
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 5

If US builds missiles so will we, says Vladimir Putin

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 7
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 16

The British academic jailed for spying in the United Arab Emirates has told how he endured "psychological torture". Matthew Hedges told the BBC he was asked to act as a double agent in the UK's Foreign Office

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 2
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

Albert Einstein's 'God letter', in which the scientist takes issue with the belief in God, is expected to sell for $1.5m

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 143
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 68

Sicily's Mafia is trying to rebuild its leadership after years of intense police pressure, reportedly electing a new "godfather" six months ago. This morning he was was arrested along with 45 associates

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 5,589
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 333

The French government will suspend a fuel tax rise which has led to weeks of violent protests, local media are reporting

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 8
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 2

Some of the world's most unusual sharks are on the brink of extinction because of threats such as commercial fishing. Scientists say because of the "bad image" of sharks, people do not understand how important and threatened they are

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 47
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 3

Footballer James McClean has paid for four rough sleepers to stay in a hotel in his hometown

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 3
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

UK government may have been in contempt of Parliament by not publishing Brexit legal advice, Commons Speaker rules

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Subreddit : ukpolitics
Points : 141
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 32

Islamic State militant Abu al-Umarayn, who murdered several Western aid workers, has been killed in an air strike in Syria, the US says

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 19
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 3

Iceland has long been seen as a beacon for women's rights. But now several politicians are facing calls to resign after they were recorded using crude language to describe female colleagues and a disabled activist

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 5
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 2

An 80-year-old woman has died after being hit by a tear gas canister at her window during Saturday's fuel protests in Marseille, France. The woman lived near where the protests were taking place and was hit in the face while closing her shutters

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 41,881
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 3296

The convictions of some of Australia's most high-profile criminals have been cast into doubt after a defence lawyer was revealed to be a police informant

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 307
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 33

Shell is to set carbon emission targets and link them to the pay of as many as 1,300 of its top executives

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 1,991
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 69

Anti-plastic author's anger at book wrapped in plastic

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Subreddit : nottheonion
Points : 4,852
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 148

Indian activist Rehana Fathima held for 'explicit' photo of her thigh

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 4
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 4

Madrid bans old cars to cut pollution, reduce noise and encourage more cycling

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 46
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 15

Teacher tells class not to buy her Christmas gifts but to donate to charity instead, as a lesson on "giving and kindness"

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 70
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 4

An Argentine news channel has come under fire for allegedly displaying an image of Apu from The Simpsons, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived for the G20 summit

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 9
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 5

An endangered snow leopard has been shot dead at a UK zoo after it escaped its enclosure because of a "keeper error".

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 13
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 5

Australia has become the first country in the world to recognise so-called orphanage trafficking as a form of modern-day slavery. It is estimated 80% of children living in the world's orphanages have at least one living parent

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 86
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 3

A boy who sent a birthday card to his dad "in heaven" received a touching letter back from the UK's Royal Mail, to say it had been delivered safely. His mother said the response has "restored my faith in humanity"

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 232
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 17

There has been outrage in India after the management of a mall told a shopper wanting to breastfeed her baby to do such "home chores" at home

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 16
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 3

A terminally ill woman duped out of her savings by a "cowboy" construction worker says she is "overwhelmed" after another tradesman repaired her house for free

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 54
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

London is launching donation points that will allow people to give money to homeless charities by simply tapping their bank card

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 63
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 17

A Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically edited babies has defended his work. He Jiankui said he was "proud" of altering the genes of twin girls so they cannot contract HIV

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 403
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 212

Efforts to retrieve the body of a US missionary killed by an endangered tribe should be abandoned, a rights group says. Survival International says the risk of spreading infection to the tribe is too great and increases with every contact

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 69,119
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 8817

A former soldier in Guatemala has been sentenced to 5,160 years in prison for his role in a massacre during the country's civil war. Santos López was a member of the Kaibiles, a US-trained counter-insurgency force fighting left-wing guerrillas

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 48
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 8

A 23-year-old designer has won a top prize after creating a low-cost bamboo housing unit to address the slum crisis in the Philippines. The homes take just four hours to construct

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 84
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 4

A bride who got married in an intensive care unit has been reunited with the nurses who took care of her

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 29
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Leaning Tower of Pisa 'now leaning less'

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 53
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 7

Leaning Tower of Pisa 'now leaning less'

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Subreddit : nottheonion
Points : 0
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Carbon dioxide levels in the Earth's atmosphere reached 405 parts per million (ppm) in 2017, a level not seen in 3-5 million years

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 1,694
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 410

The family of a US man reportedly killed by members of an endangered tribe has said they forgive those who killed him

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 6
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 19

A 14-year-old girl in India died in a cyclone after being forced to sleep separately because she was menstruating

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 16,554
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1056

A teenager managed to lose his driver's licence just 49 minutes after getting it, German police say

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 279
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 108

An American national has been killed, allegedly by an endangered tribe in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands. Access to the tribe's island is heavily restricted and contact with them is not allowed

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 16
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 21

Saudi Arabia 'tortured female activists', charities say

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 28,286
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 987

A four-year-old British boy has started cancer treatment in the US, after a mystery donor gave $130,000 to help fund the trip

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 122
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 39

Russian official Alexander Prokopchuk is expected to become the new head of Interpol, despite concerns that Moscow has used the agency to target its opponents

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 3
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 4

It's not every day that a group of otters photobomb the marriage proposal photo of two otter fans

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Subreddit : MadeMeSmile
Points : 6
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Jiang Jinfu: Chinese actor admits domestic violence

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Subreddit : u_bbcnews
Points : 5
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

King Salman of Saudi Arabia has made his first public remarks since journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder - but made no reference to the killing

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 3
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 2

Chinese tycoon Yu Minhong caught up in sexism row

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Subreddit : u_bbcnews
Points : 6
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

The tiny Italian town of Acquetico set up a trial speed camera after residents complained about drivers going too fast. In just two weeks, the camera recorded 58,568 speeding offences

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 10
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 5

'Tulip' tower planned for London's skyline

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Subreddit : london
Points : 69
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 62

A DJ who has been broadcasting to his wife from the shed in his back garden since 1974 has finally been given his own show on local radio

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 20,853
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 237

Scientists have voted to change the way the kilogram is defined

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 30
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 21

A new government initiative in Sweden could see workplaces given certificates for helping "break the taboo around menstruation", by providing period-friendly environments

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 1
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 33

Denmark halts $9.8m aid to Tanzania, after "unacceptable homophobic comments" from a senior politician in the African country

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 1,954
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 217

A recently erected owl statue in northern Serbian has drawn mockery for its allegedly phallic shape

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 5
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 5

Conservation efforts appear to be paying off for some of the world's most endangered animals, including the mountain gorilla and the fin whale

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 56
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1

Brexit deal text agreed by negotiators — the cabinet will discuss it on Wednesday, a source tells the BBC

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 10
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1

Child suicides in Japan are the highest they have been in more than three decades

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 7
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 5

Air pollution spiked in Delhi on Monday morning, reaching 20 times the World Health Organisation's recommended limit - and it's expected to get worse due to the use of firecrackers at Diwali celebrations

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 616
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 55

A New Zealand fisherman has rescued an 18-month-old boy from the ocean, in an incident described as a "freakish miracle"

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 1,105
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 74

The Trump administration is to reinstate all US sanctions on Iran that were removed in the 2015 nuclear deal

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 8
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 0

An Australian man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for encouraging his wife's suicide, in a case believed to have set a global precedent

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 15,410
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1289

Palau is set to become the first country to impose a widespread ban on sunscreen in an effort to protect its vulnerable coral reefs

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 103
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 9

Google staff walk out over women's treatment

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 17
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 0

Removing items in ears and noses 'costs NHS £3m a year'

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Subreddit : unitedkingdom
Points : 7
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 12

A United States congressional candidate has used a picture of a British seaside village to show what could happen if voters do not back President Trump

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 2
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1