Top 20 bbcnews Highest Rated Reddit Posts of All Time

A dog rescued from abuse in Europe was on his way to his new UK home when he escaped from the airport and ran onto a busy road. A hero stopped traffic and rushed to save the dog - who's finally made it to his new family

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 2
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 0

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange takes legal action against Ecuador, whose London embassy he has been living in since 2012

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 12
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 10

A mystery donor has given $130,000 to a four-year-old boy battling cancer, so he can go to the US for treatment that could save his life

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 18,572
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1729

Man Booker Prize: Anna Burns becomes first winner from Northern Ireland, for her novel Milkman

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Subreddit : books
Points : 3
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

Ethiopia's prime minister has appointed women to half of his government's top jobs, saying women are "less corrupt than men" and would help restore peace

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 15
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 16

John Bercow 'to quit as Commons Speaker next summer', the BBC understands

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Subreddit : unitedkingdom
Points : 11
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 11

Bryan Adams photo shows Delhi gig pollution

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Subreddit : u_bbcnews
Points : 3
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

At least 106 chemical attacks have taken place in Syria since September 2013, a BBC investigation has revealed. While only a few of these attacks have made headlines, the data suggests a pattern of repeated and sustained use of chemical weapons

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 611
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 208

Painting of Trump among past presidents seen at White House

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Subreddit : u_bbcnews
Points : 21
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 1

Doctors in England are being given permission to prescribe patients "social" activities, such as dance classes, to tackle loneliness

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 886
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 55

A black bear cub that got a plastic jar stuck on its head has been freed by rangers in Maryland, after they spent three days searching for it

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

Princess Eugenie's wedding to Jack Brooksbank was watched by an average of three million people, giving ITV its best ratings for the time slot since William and Kate's marriage in 2011.

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Subreddit : CasualUK
Points : 5
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 5

Britain's Princess Eugenie chose a wedding dress that showed off the scar from her scoliosis surgery, saying she hoped it would inspire others with the spinal condition

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 148
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 2

Turkish court to release US pastor Andrew Brunson, who was accused of terror links in case that hit US-Turkey ties

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 213
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 93

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has told the BBC that it is only a matter of time before the US and North Korea declare an end to their state of war

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 19
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 1

The woman who bought a self-destructing Banksy painting for more than $1.3m will keep the artwork

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 92
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 39

Iraq's new government has found a novel way to recruit new ministers: inviting members of the public who aren't politicians to apply. They've been inundated with applications from thousands of people who want to rebuild the country after years of war with Islamic State

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 447
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 67

Iraq's government has found a novel way to recruit new ministers - inviting members of the public who aren't politicians to apply. They've been inundated with thousands of applications from people who want to help rebuild the country after the war with Islamic State group

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

Donald Trump says Chinese lived "too well for too long" and accuses them of thinking Americans are "stupid people"

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 13
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 70

Astronauts to make emergency landing after their Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctioned on lift-off to space station

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 2,071
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 380

BBC News disrupted by software glitch... in case you were wondering

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Subreddit : u_bbcnews
Points : 16
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

France's health watchdog has called for a ban on tanning beds, saying the risk of cancer is proven

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 418
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 115

Sierra Leone has cancelled construction of a $400m Chinese-funded airport, amid concern that many African countries risk defaulting on their debts to China

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 50
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 4

A new women-only motorsport series has been launched in an attempt to find potential female Formula 1 stars

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 1
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 4

Viktoria Marinova: Man arrested in Germany over Bulgarian journalist's rape and murder

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

Why you have (probably) already bought your last car

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Subreddit : technology
Points : 0
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 21

A BBC journalist explains how new Who assistant Ryan is already making a personal difference to people like him - and breaking new ground on TV

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Subreddit : doctorwho
Points : 1
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

What difference does it make that new Who assistant Ryan has dyspraxia? One BBC journalist explains how it's already making a difference

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Subreddit : doctorwho
Points : 1
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

The Nobel prize for economics has been awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for their work on climate change. Their research looks at the interaction between global warming and economic growth

Author : bbcnews
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 3,142
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 154

"Fam" added to Oxford English Dictionary

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Subreddit : unitedkingdom
Points : 12
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 30

A toddler shredded $1000 that his parents had been saving for months - but they're in luck. The US Treasury has a team of experts that piece destroyed cash together again and could repay the amount in full

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 52,445
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1739

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege for their work to end the use of sexual violence in war. Murad is a Yazidi woman who was repeatedly raped by Isis and was praised for her "uncommon courage in recounting her own suffering"

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 315
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 2

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege, for their work to end the use of sexual violence in war

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 22,367
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 867

Authorities in Indonesia are "planning arrests" as they fight fake news about the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that have killed more than 1,400 people

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 17
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 3

Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist known as a fierce critic of his country's policies, has vanished after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 1,095
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 48

The Irish government is going to ask citizens if they want to scrap daylight savings time. If the change happens, it could lead to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland being in different time zones for seven months of the year

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 119
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 16

Dunkin' Donuts workers sacked after homeless man drenched

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Subreddit : u_bbcnews
Points : 18
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Police in Germany are hunting thieves who stole an entire vineyard of grapes. The gang got away with 1,600kg of the white grapes used to make Riesling wine

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 34
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 14

A man's decision to drive after completely stuffing his car with branches has been described as "absolute madness" by police

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Subreddit : CasualUK
Points : 91
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 36

A new hummingbird species has been identified in Ecuador. Ornithologists say the blue-throated hillstars are in danger of extinction, with their habitat threatened by mining

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 21
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

A newlywed couple were left stranded after their car broke down on the way to their wedding reception. Luckily they got something borrowed *and* something blue: a police car pulled over and drove them to the venue in style

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 111
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 21

A senior male scientist has come under fire after giving a "highly offensive" presentation about the role of women in physics

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 8
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 23

Horse walks into a pub... and BBC News did a story about it

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Subreddit : nottheonion
Points : 4
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Gamers meet for first time IRL at bedside of terminally-ill friend

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Subreddit : gaming
Points : 10
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

India's Supreme Court has revoked a ban on women entering the Sabarimala temple, considered to be one of the holiest for Hindus. The ban had prevented women of "menstruating age" from entering

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 6
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

A "life-changing" app that can track disabled rail users in real-time will be rolled out in the UK.

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Subreddit : disability
Points : 16
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

A German tourist has been trampled to death by an elephant as she tried to photograph the animal in Zimbabwe

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 15
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 14

The proposed £600m sale of Wembley Stadium has been unanimously backed by the Football Association's board

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Subreddit : soccer
Points : 113
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 76

Imran Khan's government in Pakistan has raised much-needed funds by auctioning off eight buffaloes. They were kept by his predecessor to supply "pure, white" milk

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 8
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Man 'had sex with blow-up doll' by M1

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Subreddit : nottheonion
Points : 8
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 3

The truth about young people and Brexit - your questions answered

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 1
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

A 100-year-old woman is marrying her 74-year-old partner after 30 years together. Asked why they waited so long to tie the knot, Norah Witkniss said: "I didn't wait, life went too quick!"

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 340
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 16

China has been attempting to interfere in the US mid-term elections in November, President Trump tells UN

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 25
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 30

Venice is set to ban carrying bottles in the streets in its latest effort to combat the torrent of tourists that flood the city every year

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 23
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 6

Four-year-old boy who has parked his bike by the same lamppost "just about every day for the last year", discovers space had now been reserved just for him

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 128
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Armed police officers give bride and groom 'something blue' with ride on wedding day

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 8
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the US, following a deadly attack on a military parade that left 25 people dead. Days ahead of facing Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly, Rouhani said the "bully" US and the Gulf states it backed had enabled the attack

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 15
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 13

Pirates have kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss cargo vessel in Nigerian waters

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

Two days after a ferry capsized in Tanzania, claiming around 170 lives, a survivor has been rescued from an air pocket on the boat

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 53
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 2

A nightclub is going to play Toto's Africa on a loop all night, to raise funds for an African charity

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 20
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 4

The head of the UN body that leads on sustainability and green issues has been criticised for extensive and expensive air travel

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

Drunk burglar rammed Worcester shop using giraffe

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Subreddit : offbeat
Points : 20
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 2

Broadcasters, inc BBC, ITV and Sky, commit to doubling disabled employees by 2020

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Subreddit : disability
Points : 40
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 5

Airline spells own name wrong on plane

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Subreddit : facepalm
Points : 12
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 4

Cleaner enjoys holiday paid for by Bristol university students

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Subreddit : CasualUK
Points : 137
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 11

South Africa's highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places.

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 35
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 3

Belgium's traditional potato "frites" will be 3cm (1.1in) smaller than normal, due to the recent dry weather

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Subreddit : europe
Points : 34
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 10

Cat in Bristol brings home bag of suspected class A drugs

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Subreddit : nottheonion
Points : 133
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 14

Grace Jones is turning 112 today - it'll be the first time she will get to blow out the candles on her birthday cake as the UK's oldest living person.

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Subreddit : unitedkingdom
Points : 109
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 33

Researchers say they have found the world's oldest brewery, with residue of 13,000-year-old beer, in a prehistoric cave near Haifa in Israel.

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

Russian suspects in poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal say they visited Salisbury as "tourists" to see "the famous cathedral" and its 123 metre spire

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 6,734
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 1189

An 'eerie' nursery rhyme alarm frightens neighbours after being constantly triggered by an 'itsy-bitsy' spider

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Subreddit : offbeat
Points : 44
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 6

'A quintessential femme fatale' - Carry On star Fenella Fielding dies at 90

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Subreddit : BritishTV
Points : 59
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 3

US school to ask parents to paddle students as punishment

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

95% of straight men orgasm during sex, but only 65% of women. This entrepreneur is on a mission to close the orgasm gap by mixing business with pleasure. (video)

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Subreddit : TwoXChromosomes
Points : 1
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 29

TUC warns Theresa May it's poised to throw its "full weight" behind calls for a referendum on final #Brexit deal

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Subreddit : ukpolitics
Points : 95
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 27

Mother and child who fell onto London Tube track - moments before a train - escape unhurt by moving into a pit under the track

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Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 195
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 38

Domino's Pizza tattoos earn some Russians 'free pizza for life'

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Subreddit : nottheonion
Points : 163
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 11

Domino's Pizza has been forced to stop a 'free pizzas for life' offer after too many people got tattoos of their logo.

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Subreddit : offbeat
Points : 993
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 49

Dilyn the springer spaniel is recovering well after surgery to remove 206 pebbles he ate on a trip to the beach

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Subreddit : UpliftingNews
Points : 22
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 4

An image of Frank Lampard is oddly being used to promote a new New York park

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Subreddit : offbeat
Points : 1
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 0

'Cockroach' found in Dunstable KFC Zinger burrito

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Subreddit : nottheonion
Points : 0
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 5

Stunning silhouettes show animals of Africa at sunrise and sunset

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Subreddit : pics
Points : 7
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 2