Mexico earthquake: Children killed at collapsed primary school
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:19:09 GMT
Tuesday's huge quake killed at least 225 people, including children at a school in the capital.
Hurricane Maria: Whole of Puerto Rico without power
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:41:50 GMT
Hurricane Maria has knocked out electricity for the entire island, home to more than 3.5m people.
Hurricane Maria knocks out power in Puerto Rico
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:29:50 GMT
The powerful storm has cut off electricity to 3.5 million people.
Catalonia referendum: Spain steps up raids to halt vote
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:30:39 GMT
Senior officials are detained as police target ministries involved in planning a banned referendum.
Jake LaMotta: Legendary Raging Bull boxer dies at 95
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:13:18 GMT
Jake LaMotta, the uncompromising boxer portrayed by Robert De Niro, dies aged 95.
Iran's leader Rouhani slams Trump in UN speech
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:28:49 GMT
Iran's president hits back over the US president's criticism of his country and its 2015 nuclear deal.
UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:01:34 GMT
Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.
Ryanair compensation info 'woefully short' says Which?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:43:03 GMT
Ryanair says it has now emailed all customers advising them of flight changes and offering refunds.
Parsons Green bombing: Two more arrested over Tube attack
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:19:29 GMT
The arrests of two men in south Wales bring the total held over Friday's Tube terror attack to five.
Fed to start unwinding bond portfolio
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:23:16 GMT
The Fed will start to reduce its $4.2trn balance sheet in October.
Islamic State 'execution' stopped by RAF drone in Syria
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:28:24 GMT
This is the moment an RAF drone stopped a public killing staged by so-called Islamic State in Syria.
Anger as Brazilian judge backs anti-gay 'therapy'
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:17:26 GMT
Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy".
Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:10:21 GMT
The presidential election was cancelled because the results were announced before being verified.
Store lifts ban on 'pillow fort' boy, 12
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:58:06 GMT
A New Zealand store had banned the boy for two years but his family say he was "just being a kid".
Where is the worst damage?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:09:16 GMT
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and bringing down buildings in Mexico City.
The moment the quake struck
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:04:27 GMT
A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 220 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City.
Why some buildings collapsed and others did not
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:00:02 GMT
Some buildings are still standing - is it down to architecture or geology?
In pictures: Buildings toppled
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:58:28 GMT
Images from Mexico where a 7.1 magnitude earthquake south of the capital has toppled buildings.
Social media voices 'Strength to Mexico' message
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:58:09 GMT
People across the world have taken to social media to share information and express solidarity
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:33:43 GMT
Buildings have been evacuated in the capital, Mexico City, after a strong earthquake.
Phone footage shows quake damage
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:06:00 GMT
Video shows buildings toppled fire in Mexico City.
History of deadly earthquakes
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:55:41 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives to earthquakes in the last 100 years and improvements in technology have only slightly reduced the death toll.
Lucy Fizz: Transgender icon becomes face of Glitterbox
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:50:20 GMT
How transgender dancer Lucy Fizz is challenging society's view of the LGBT community.
Aerial footage shows devastated Dominica
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:29:50 GMT
Fallen trees, flattened buildings and strewn debris can be seen after Hurricane Maria struck.
How the world reacted to Trump's UN speech
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:09:54 GMT
What did the global gathering at the UN make of the speech by US President Donald Trump?
Following the Mississippi's path
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:07:20 GMT
Road trips along the second longest river in North America.
My dad jokes about my first period
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:22:49 GMT
Comedian Gary Meikle is a single dad - when his daughter got her first period she turned to him.
Fishing provides lifeline for abandoned women
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:15:15 GMT
Photographer Deepti Asthana documents the lives of a family of fisherwomen whose husbands deserted them.
Lessons on the next trends from London Fashion Week
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:04:38 GMT
The capital's fashionistas tell us what we should be wearing next spring and summer.
Colorado police hunt 'Mad Pooper' jogger
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:38:48 GMT
A family says the woman keeps defecating outside their home, even though public toilets are nearby.
'We're not bridesmaids,' insist identically dressed guests
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:59:25 GMT
Six friends could only see the funny side when they turned up to a wedding in identical outfits
Kalashnikov inventor gets statue in Russia
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:06:46 GMT
A new monument is unveiled of the world famous rifle's late creator in Moscow.
What's it like to go down a disused 400-year-old tin mine?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:09:34 GMT
The BBC's Environment Correspondent Claire Marshall went down to have a look at South Crofty tin mine.
Are US police too quick to shoot knife-wielding suspects?
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:43:14 GMT
The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?
Mexico earthquake: Praise for those who raced to help others
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:37:47 GMT
People have been describing the selfless rush of others to help those most badly affected by the quake
Kenya heading for constitutional crisis
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:08:20 GMT
Can a new election be held in the time allocated by Kenya's constitution?
Dutch sexism outcry after woman fined for peeing in public
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:24:58 GMT
The case of a woman fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway has sparked a debate about sexism.
Can family's 50-year rule in Togo survive protests?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:01:12 GMT
Protesters want an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé, who succeeded his father in 2005.
The outsider who might win New Zealand
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:25:15 GMT
Will being "someone different" see Labour's young new leader oust the New Zealand Nationals?
QE2: The 50-year journey of a British style icon
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:11 GMT
The QE2 is one of the most famous liners in the world and the last large liner to be built on the Clyde.
The Italians who prefer to drink American coffee
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:11:30 GMT
How a new breed of American-style coffee shops are drawing in younger Italians.
Mark Sampson sacked as England women's manager
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:53:39 GMT
Mark Sampson is sacked as England women's manager following evidence of "unacceptable" behaviour with female players in a previous role.
Chris Froome adds world time trial bronze to Tour de France-Vuelta double
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:02:58 GMT
Britain's Chris Froome adds World Championship bronze in the time trial to this year's historic Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana double.
Fifpro World XI: Harry Kane the only England player on shortlist
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:31:25 GMT
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is the only England player on the 55-man shortlist for the Fifpro World XI.
Mark Sampson: FA chief executive Martin Glenn explains why England manager was sacked
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:00:18 GMT
FA chief executive Martin Glenn explains the decision to sack England women's manager Mark Sampson.
Wayne Rooney: Everton forward fined two weeks' wages
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:03:43 GMT
Wayne Rooney is fined two weeks' wages by Everton after pleading guilty to drink-driving.