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22 feb: prince harry has outlined what he thinks the best teachers can achieve, as the finalists for this year's global teacher prize are announced by the varkey foundation education charity. the global teacher prize awards $1 million to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. the winner of the prize will be announced on 19 march. find out more: bbc.in/harry #teaching #teacher #teachers #education #princeharry @teacherprize @royalfamily #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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22 feb: performed in the central and southern highlands of peru, the scissors dance is a traditional and spiritual ​​event that tests the physical strength of the participants. ​​​​find out more: bbc.in/scissordance #scissorsdance #peru #peruviandance #danzadelastijeras #incredible #theandes #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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22 feb: the united nations has declared a famine in parts of south sudan and is warning that three other countries could be next. it is the first famine to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. aid agencies say the possibility of three further famine declarations in nigeria, somali and yemen would be an unprecedented situation in modern times. 🎥: icrc. find out more: bbc.in/famine #yemen #southsudan #nigeria #somalia #unitednations @unitednations #bbcnews @bbcnews
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22 feb: bao bao, a three-year-old panda who has captured the hearts of americans since her birth at the national zoo in washington, has departed for china. find out more about panda diplomacy: bbc.in/diplomacy #panda #baobao #nationalzoo @nationalzoo #china #washington #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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22 feb: meet the brazilian man forging a path for disabled people to the world’s tourism hotspots and hidden gems. ricardo shimosakai has been a wheelchair user since 2001, when he was shot after an attempted kidnapping. he is now a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues, but finds his biggest challenge lies in his home country. find out more: bbc.in/wheelchair #disability #wheelchair #tourism #travel #brazil #brasil #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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21 feb: could pluto come back as a planet? courtesy: nasa learn more about our solar system: bbc.in/planet #pluto #planets #solarsystem #space #nasa #spacerace #bbcshorts #astronaut #bbcnews @bbcnews
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bbcnews 21 feb: a vijayans night frog (nyctibatrachus pulivijayani) measuring just 13.6mm is small enough to sit on a fingernail. found in the remote area of agasthyamala in the southern indian state of kerala, this species is amongst three other new recently discovered miniature species. the report, published today by researchers that spent five years in the western ghats mountains, says that there were many of these tiny amphibians, but due to their size and insect-like calls they had likely been overlooked. photo: afp / s. d. biju. #bbcsnapshot #frog #nature #tiny
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21 feb: nepalese transgender model anjali lama, who recently appeared on the catwalk at a top indian fashion show, hopes to inspire other trans people to come out and be themselves. watch more: bbc.in/anjali #anjalilama #fashion #trans #transmodel #transgender #nepal #india #lamefashionweek #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews - courtesy: lame fashion week
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21 feb: “wanna share a spider?” angelina jolie is in cambodia to promote her new film first they killed my father, which is based on the country's genocide under the khmer rouge in the 1970s. the bbc met up with the actress and her children to try some of cambodia's unusual delicacies. for more: bbc.in/jolie #food #cooking #yummy #insects #spider #spiders #tarantulas #tarantulasofinstagram 🕷🕷🕷#bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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​21 feb: malaysian officials say the cause of death of the half-brother of the north korean leader, kim jong-un, has still not been determined. kim jong-nam died last week after apparently being poisoned at kuala lumpur airport. a video which apparently shows cctv footage of the attack on kim jong-nam has aired on japanese television. 🎥: fuji tv. find out more: bbc.in/kimjongnamcctv #malaysia #kualalumpur #northkorea #kimjongnam #kimjongun #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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21 feb: a man in new york has had an extraordinary escape after he was crushed by a car in a supermarket. find out more: bbc.in/bronxcrash #crash #bronx #newyork #carcrash #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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20 feb: russian gold medal winners at the biathlon world championship in austria had to sing their national anthem after an old anthem was played by mistake. for more: bbc.in/wronganthem #russia #biathlon #biathlonworldchampionships #austria #sport #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews 🎶 🙊
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20 feb: india has one of the world’s largest populations of blind people. according to government figures, more than five million people in the country are visually impaired. now, a firm in mumbai is offering them the chance to get a new job in the perfume and fragrance industry, by using their sense of smell. find out more: bbc.in/blindperfumers #india #disability #disabilityawareness #blindness #perfume #fragrance #smell #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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20 feb: hollywood star, angelina jolie speaks exclusively to the bbc about her new film based on the khmer rouge genocide and chum mey, a survivor of the atrocities, shares his story with the world. find out more: bbc.in/cambodia #firsttheykilledmyfather #angelinajolie #genocide #chummey #cambodia #tuolsleng #polpot #khmerrouge #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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20 feb: iraqi government forces have seized several villages as they move towards an assault on the last area held by the so-called islamic state in mosul. is seized mosul, then iraq's second-largest city, in june 2014, but the group has since lost ground, leaving mosul as its last major stronghold in the country. the eastern part of the city is already under government control, and the assault aims to push is forces all the way back to the syrian border. watch more: bbc.in/finalassault #mosul #iraq #middleeast #mosulops #mosuloffensive #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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20 feb: the indian premier league auction has ended with a record amount being paid for a foreign player - england all-rounder ben stokes. history was also made with the first ever afghan players being signed by the giants of t20 cricket. #bbcsport #iplauction #bbcnews #benstokes
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20 feb: joan neininger and ken selway met back in 1975 outside joan’s home in gloucester, england. ken was homeless at the time and met joan while he was rifling through a bin. more than forty years later, the couple, who are both in their 80s, are to marry. for more romance: bbc.in/latelove #love #romance #elderly #seniors #patience #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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19 feb: ron haviv started his career as a photojournalist in 1989. since then he has travelled from panama to bosnia capturing iconic pictures, some of which have changed the course of history. photos: ron haviv - vii agency. find out more: bbc.in/ronhaviv @ronhaviv_vii #ronhaviv #panama #bosnia #photography #photojournalism #pictures #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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Feb 18: could “superblocks” transform urban jungles choked with pollution into more tranquil, comfortable places to live and work? salvador rueda is determined to change barcelona forever and redress the imbalance between public space dedicated to cars and that which is usable by pedestrians. watch more: bbc.in/superblocks images courtesy of google earth #urbanplanning #environment #cars #pedestrians #space #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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17 feb: how do you transform a mobile phone into a medal? the organisers of the 2020 olympic and paralympic games in tokyo are recycling old mobile phones into olympic medals. the japanese public are being asked to donate old phones and small appliances to gather gold, silver and bronze for the 5,000 medals. olympic host cities have traditionally obtained the metal from mining firms, but organisers hope this project will help promote sustainability and reduce costs. find out more: bbc.in/tokyo2020 #olympics #paralympics #olympicgames #paralympicgames #tokyo2020 #rio2016 #beijing2008 #london2012 #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
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