For over 200 years, the world has weighed things in kilograms. And for around 130 years, the weight of a kilogram has been based on one piece of metal. That is about to change.
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A 69-year-old Dutch man who works on TV has gone to court with an unusual request. He wants to be allowed to take 20 years off his age.
Today marks 100 years since the end of World War I. One hundred years ago may seem impossibly far in the past, but it is still important to remember the lessons of that war today.
The Museum of Natural History in London holds a yearly contest for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year. There is also a contest for people under 18. Here are some of this year's best pictures.
Would you pay thousands of dollars for a painting with a face so blurry you're not sure it's a face? Or a picture by an unknown artist? What if the artist was a computer?
On Sunday, Nigel Richards once again won the world Scrabble championships, winning the contest with the word "groutier". This is Mr. Richard's fourth world championship win.
Strong winds, thunderstorms, and heavy rains have hit Italy, killing at least 10 people. Many areas have lost power and tourist sites have been closed because of flooding.
Jenny Graham just rode around the world on her bike - and she did it in less than 125 days. That's about 20 days faster than the old women's world record.
With worries growing about whether the United Kingdom can reach a deal to leave the European Union, almost 700,000 people protested in London on Saturday, calling for a second vote on Brexit.
Barcelona's most famous landmark is the 136-year-old church, the Sagrada Familia. Even though the church has been under construction since 1882, it just got a building license last Thursday.