Florida school shooting: Armed officer 'did not confront killer'
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:41:49 GMT
An armed officer stood outside the building as the shooting took place, Florida officials say.
Trump-Russia: New charges for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:47:53 GMT
Mr Manafort and Mr Gates allegedly conspired to hide more than $30m from tax officials.
Syria war: Russia says no agreement on ceasefire resolution
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:52:04 GMT
The Eastern Ghouta comes under continuing bombardment as the UN Security Council meets in New York.
Dutch MPs vote to recognise disputed Armenian 'genocide'
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:47:48 GMT
Dutch MPs recognise the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915 as "genocide", angering Turkey.
Syria war: Children struggle to survive in Eastern Ghouta
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:19:14 GMT
This is the cost of five days of relentless air strikes for children in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.
Unicef deputy resigns after allegations
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:55:48 GMT
Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef after allegations about his behaviour while at Save the Children.
Neanderthals were capable of making art
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:07:18 GMT
Contrary to the traditional view of them as brutes, it turns out that Neanderthals enjoyed making art.
Harry and Meghan letter sent to palace 'race hate crime'
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:46:57 GMT
The package sent to St James's Palace is being investigated by counter terror police.
Does this bodycam show a man killed by a cop had a gun?
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:11:01 GMT
Police say this footage of a fatal shooting by a California officer shows the victim had a gun.
Weinstein sorry for using Streep and Lawrence to ward off lawsuit
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:46:21 GMT
The disgraced movie mogul apologises after his lawyers quoted Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence.
Tina Fontaine: Raymond Cormier not guilty of Red River murder
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:04:12 GMT
The Canadian schoolgirl's death spurred calls for an inquiry into dead and missing indigenous women.
Kylie Jenner 'sooo over' Snapchat - and Wall Street panics
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:29:21 GMT
Shares in Snapchat's owner sink after the reality TV star tweets her criticism of the messaging app.
Europa League: Police officer dies in clashes before Athletic Bilbao v Spartak Moscow
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:08:10 GMT
A police offer dies in clashes near the San Mames stadium before the Europa League tie between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow.
Jonathan Udall dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:54:44 GMT
Jonathan Udall had been in hospital since the crash in the Grand Canyon while on his honeymoon.
How meat is recycled and sold to the poor
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:28:45 GMT
Ever wonder what happens to restaurant leftovers? In Manila, meat from rubbish tips is recycled.
On patrol with South Korea's suicide river rescue team
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:33:33 GMT
Suicide rates in South Korea are among the highest in the world, according to the World Health Organisation. Meet the river rescue team trying to save lives in the capital, Seoul.
Africa's week in pictures: 16-22 February 2018
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:55:17 GMT
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Quiz: And Salma's joke was... what?
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:53:06 GMT
7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?
NRA and Florida: Seven things Wayne LaPierre blames after shooting
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:50:34 GMT
European socialists, the mainstream media and the FBI are on Wayne LaPierre's list. Guns are not.
Seychelles protects an area 'as big as Britain' in Indian Ocean
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:49:57 GMT
A novel deal with donors including Leonardo DiCaprio turned public debt into conservation funding.
Justin Trudeau's 'Bollywood' wardrobe amuses Indians
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:27:34 GMT
The Canadian prime minister has been wearing traditional Indian attire at every possible opportunity.
Meet the farmer who found happiness in an ancestral way of life
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:06:00 GMT
French farmer Jean-Bernard Huon has rejected modern techniques such as machinery and chemicals, relying instead on traditional methods.
Florida shooting: Teachers want to be armed, but not with guns
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:20:25 GMT
US teachers have been posting on Instagram what they would prefer to be armed with.
Lunar New Year: Who owns the 'lucky money' in a red envelope?
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:06:05 GMT
A woman successfully sues her parents for keeping her "lucky money" sparking widespread debate.
Moment policeman catches falling child
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:12:21 GMT
He was guarding a bank in Asyut, Egypt, when he spotted the boy three floors above.
Calais: The camp that never really closes
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:11:08 GMT
Police in Calais have told the BBC that they fear another jungle camp will establish.
How Venezuelans stave off hunger amidst a food crisis
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:28:03 GMT
Food has become so scarce in Venezuela after the economy collapsed that people are getting desperate.
India doctors remove world's 'largest brain tumour'
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:43:23 GMT
The patient had been living for three years with the 1.8kg tumour, which was larger than his head.
The trouble knowing how much screen time is 'too much'
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:56:35 GMT
Concerns about time spent online are commonplace, but knowing how much is 'OK' is difficult.
The £10-a-game poker player who won $2.6m
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:57:11 GMT
Caravan salesman John Hesp plays poker once a month, so it was a huge shock when he went to Las Vegas and won a small fortune.
Nationalism in heart of Europe needles EU
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:01:28 GMT
Alarm over migrants fuels resurgent nationalism in Central Europe, Jenny Hill reports.
The low-cost mini satellites bringing mobile to the world
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:10:49 GMT
Billions of people still have no access to mobile services, but nano-satellites could change this.
'Weird world I was warned never to tell about'
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:34:33 GMT
Pauline Dakin's childhood was full of secrets, disruption and unpleasant surprises - it wasn't until many years later that she found out why.
Syria conflict: Will powers end up in direct war?
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:37:01 GMT
The increasing tension between the different countries with a stake in the Syrian conflict poses a real threat to the region.
Why are so many teenagers running for Kansas governor?
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:19:15 GMT
High school students say they want to run for office in Kansas – here’s why they’re doing it.
Syria war: Families struggle to survive in Eastern Ghouta, under siege
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:16:57 GMT
Syrians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta live in fear as the government steps up its bombardment.
What will Brexit mean for Britain's overseas territories?
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:36:21 GMT
Brexit will have profound consequences for the 250,000 people in the UK's overseas territories.
What does Australia need from Trump's US?
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:33:36 GMT
US-Australia expert Prof Simon Jackman explains why Canberra has "doubled down" on the relationship.
Why has Ethiopia imposed a state of emergency?
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:54:20 GMT
It follows the prime minister's shock resignation and the release of hundreds of political prisoners.
Six radical ways to tackle US school shootings
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:47:46 GMT
After 17 people were killed in Florida, could these measures stop school shootings in the US?
North Korea's Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:46:45 GMT
Kim Jong-un's sister's possible pregnancy stokes fascination with the North's opaque ruling dynasty.
Selling Siberia to the world through cosmetics
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:27:42 GMT
How a Russian entrepreneur created a popular cosmetics brand based around using extracts from Siberian herbs.
Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds FK (4-2 agg)
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:31:29 GMT
Arsenal survive a scare to claim an aggregate victory over Swedish minnows Ostersunds FK and reach the last 16 of the Europa League.
Zenit St Petersburg 3-0 Celtic (agg 3-1)
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:51:40 GMT
Celtic fall at the first hurdle of their Europa League campaign as Zenit St Petersburg cruise to a 3-1 aggregate victory.
Winter Olympics: Kelsey Serwa wins women's ski cross gold
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:31:46 GMT
Kelsey Serwa claims gold in the women's ski cross at the Winter Olympics as part of a Canadian one-two in Pyeongchang.
Winter Olympics: Marielle Thompson crashes out of women's ski cross heats
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:43:21 GMT
Canada's 2014 Olympic ski cross champion Marielle Thompson crashes less than 100 metres into the first heat in Pyeongchang.
Winter Olympics: Great Britain women's curlers 'loving' pressure before semi-final
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:18:34 GMT
Skip Eve Muirhead says Great Britain's women's curlers "love playing under pressure" as they prepare for Friday's Winter Olympic semi-final.
Six Nations 2018: Eddie Jones wary of 'world-class' Finn Russell
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:33:01 GMT
Scotland's Finn Russell is a "world-class" player who will have to be closely marked in Saturday's match says England boss Eddie Jones.
Elise Christie says Winter Olympic failures will not 'define' her
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:48:35 GMT
Britain's Elise Christie says her Winter Olympic failures do not "define" her and she will come back stronger at the next Games in Beijing.
Winter Olympics: USA beat Canada on penalties to win women's ice hockey gold
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:05:36 GMT
USA win Winter Olympics gold in the women's ice hockey for the first time in 20 years as they beat Canada in a dramatic shootout.
Winter Olympics: Michelle Gisin wins combined gold as Lindsey Vonn fails to finish
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:41:55 GMT
Lindsey Vonn fails to finish her final Olympic race as Switzerland's Michelle Gisin takes gold in the women's alpine combined.
Winter Olympics: Russia curler Alexander Krushelnitsky stripped of bronze for doping
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:56:14 GMT
Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky is stripped of his Pyeongchang 2018 bronze medal after being found guilty of doping.
Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea's accidental curling superstars
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:15:19 GMT
Few rated the Garlic Girls at first, but the team could win a medal and South Koreans are loving it.
Finn becomes oldest to win hockey medal
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:03:54 GMT
Finland's Riikka Valila becomes the oldest ice hockey medallist at the Winter Olympics - 20 years after she first won a medal.
Shannon Matthews: The unravelling of the truth
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:42:29 GMT
Ten years on since the kidnapping hoax, has the full story been revealed?
The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:27:07 GMT
How Foutanga Babani Sissoko pulled off one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.
Florida school shooting: A killer comes to 'paradise'
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:13:06 GMT
Students re-live Wednesday's shooting in Florida - and demand tougher gun laws from their government.