Russia Ukraine: US sends Moscow formal response over crisis
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 19:04:06 GMT
The secretary of state says he has offered Russia a serious diplomatic path but will help defend Ukraine.
UK PM urged to publish parties report in full
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 18:09:06 GMT
The Labour leader tells Boris Johnson to quit during a bad-tempered series of Commons exchanges.
US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 19:12:46 GMT
President Biden would pick a replacement, and he has previously pledged to nominate a black woman.
Kurdish-led forces say they have retaken Syrian prison seized by IS
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 17:39:31 GMT
All IS militants inside the jail have surrendered after six days of fierce fighting, the SDF says.
Missing girl meets her rescuer again decades later
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 06:31:38 GMT
Back in 1968, toddler Kathy Wrethman went missing in Australia but was recovered safely.
500 acres of California forestland returned to indigenous tribes
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 16:54:34 GMT
The 523 acres were donated back to the Sinkyone people, land they were once forcibly removed from.
One dead, dozens missing after boat capsizes off Florida
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 19:58:12 GMT
US officials say the vessel, which capsized on Sunday, may have been part of a "smuggling venture".
LGBT rights: New French law to criminalise 'conversion therapy'
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 17:00:25 GMT
Anyone convicted under the law could face fines of up to €30,000 (£25,000) and two years in jail.
Disney responds to Peter Dinklage's criticism of Snow White remake
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:46:26 GMT
Actor Peter Dinklage called a live-action remake of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs "backwards".
UK PM approved Afghan animal evacuation, leak suggests
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 18:50:52 GMT
Boris Johnson has previously dismissed as "nonsense" claims he intervened to help an animal charity.
Blue Diamond Affair: Saudis end dispute with Thailand over stolen gems
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:54:27 GMT
Diplomatic ties resume after a 30-year row over jewels stolen by a cleaner and a string of murders.
BBC should have amended anti-Semitism story, complaints unit rules
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 18:54:36 GMT
Criticisms over the report's accuracy and impartiality were partially upheld by the BBC's complaints unit.
Ghostly monkey and crocodile newts among new Mekong area species
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:26:32 GMT
A list of 224 newly discovered species is published by the World Wildlife Fund conservation group.
Texas synagogue siege: Two men arrested in Manchester
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 09:36:08 GMT
Two suspects are detained in Manchester as part of the investigation into the attack in Texas.
‘I’m dying’ – Son shares desperate emergency calls
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:01:21 GMT
Akshay Patel’s six calls to North West Ambulance Service on the night of his mum’s death.
Aboriginal Tent Embassy: A powerful beacon of protest for 50 years
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:01:05 GMT
A protest that began 50 years ago with a beach umbrella remains a potent symbol of Aboriginal activism.
The rejected Dragons' Den contestant now making millions
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:10:47 GMT
From being rejected on Dragons' Den to making millions, Alex Savelli shares his secrets to success.
Beijing takes to the ice as Winter Olympics approach
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:10:30 GMT
The BBC's Stephen McDonell spends a day on the ice with some local enthusiasts in Beijing.
Tonga volcano: 'We hope for the best for our families back home'
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 13:18:42 GMT
Tongans living in Fiji are collecting donations to support those impacted by the volcano and tsunami.
Climate change threatening buried UK treasures
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 00:08:48 GMT
Our ability to understand Britain's history is at risk, warn archaeologists.
Timed Teaser: What did Bono say about U2’s music?
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 15:51:58 GMT
Test your knowledge of the news these last few days - 10 questions, 10 seconds each. Go!
Mumbai winter: India's muggy city is butt of jokes in 'winter' memes
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 07:25:39 GMT
The unusually cold weather in India's financial capital has amused the internet.
In pictures: Thierry Mugler's life and works
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:11:35 GMT
Latex, leather and curves - Mugler reinvented the catwalk with his iconic creations
'I grew up in care alone - why did no-one tell me I had siblings?'
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:14:02 GMT
Ashley John-Baptiste grew up in care, unaware he had siblings. His new documentary is called Split Up in Care: Life Without Siblings.
Afcon stadium crush: 'The force behind forced us to fall'
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 12:36:47 GMT
An eyewitness caught in the stadium crush that killed eight people at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon describes the moment things went wrong.
Two-thirds with Omicron say they have had Covid before
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 14:23:12 GMT
The latest findings hint at how common reinfections might be and who is more likely to catch Covid again.
Who is Burkina Faso coup leader Lt-Col Damiba?
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 19:17:13 GMT
Lt-Col Damiba took power in Burkina Faso just three weeks after his 41st birthday - what else do we know?
Kremlin media: Ukraine preparing to attack, not Russia
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 17:33:54 GMT
The threat of a Russian invasion is "imaginary", and Ukraine is a failing state, says Russian TV.
Winter Olympics: Will the Beijing Games be 'green and clean'?
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:17:16 GMT
China is promising a greener Winter Olympics, although critics are not sure if it can deliver.
Ukraine: How will we know if war has started?
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 11:09:57 GMT
Speculation is rife about when Putin might strike but maybe hostilities already started, writes Jonathan Marcus.
Republic Day: How India's military parade became a spectacle
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:21:01 GMT
Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on 26 January with a show of military might and diversity.
Africa Cup of Nations: A football celebration overshadowed by tragedy
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 00:23:35 GMT
Monday's deadly stampede exposed the troubling side of the Africa Cup of Nations, writes Maher Mezahi.
Burkina Faso coup: Why soldiers have overthrown President Kaboré
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 15:27:47 GMT
The military takeover, driven by insecurity, resembles what happened in neighbouring Mali.
Egypt beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 19:22:52 GMT
Egypt beat Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties to reach the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon following a 0-0 draw.
Medvedev fights back in epic quarter-final to set up Tsitsipas match
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 14:01:06 GMT
Daniil Medvedev saves a match point before beating Felix Auger-Aliassime to set up an Australian Open semi-final against Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Senegal criticised over handling of Mane head injury
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 16:56:29 GMT
Senegal are criticised after Sadio Mane continued playing despite suffering suspected concussion in a "sickening collision" with Cape Verde goalkeeper Vozinha.
Back from the wilderness once again - can Balotelli take his Italy chance?
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 19:19:18 GMT
Can Mario Balotelli take advantage of his unexpected additional chance with Italy and fire them to the World Cup?
'My talks were positive' - Pereira reveals Everton interviews
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 17:41:10 GMT
Vitor Pereira has spoken to the media about potentially becoming Everton boss despite the search for a manager being ongoing.
Ukraine: 'I should be ready to defend the country'
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 11:58:03 GMT
Marta is getting military training for a possible Russian invasion, but says she doesn't want war.
Is Russia preparing to invade Ukraine? And other questions
Wed, 26 Jan 2022 11:23:13 GMT
What you need to know about Russia's troop build-up along Ukraine's borders.
Ros Atkins On... Ukraine tensions
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 23:08:30 GMT
As US troops are placed on high alert, Ros Atkins looks at the causes behind the tension on Ukraine's border.
Ukraine: What is Nato and why doesn't Russia trust it?
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 17:52:40 GMT
Nato countries are trying to help Ukraine in the face of a possible Russian invasion.
Ukraine tension: Could conflict escalate to war, and other questions
Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:53:32 GMT
Two of the BBC's journalists in the region, Paul Adams and Steve Rosenberg, shed light on the conflict.
Beijing 2022 vs 2008: Two Olympics and two very different Chinas
Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:32:15 GMT
In 2022, the mood, the host government's attitude, and global expectations are all very different to 2008.
‘His voice became my constant companion’ – how Dan Johnson kept his dad’s memory alive
Sat, 22 Jan 2022 22:05:07 GMT
Dan Johnson's project capturing his father's voice made him consider the importance of preserving memories.
‘Hi, thanks for calling. Are you OK? How far away are you?’
Sat, 22 Jan 2022 00:56:25 GMT
A telephone helpline launched in Edinburgh is keeping people company when they walk home alone.
Finding love as a trans woman
Sun, 23 Jan 2022 00:57:57 GMT
Trans woman Daniella McDonald had bad experiences dating men until she met Josh - but thinks attitudes are slowly changing.
South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business
Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:05:55 GMT
On a British island at the edge of the Antarctic is one of the most remote tourist spots in the world.