Huawei: China attacks UK's 'groundless' ban of 5G kit
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 15:07:26 GMT
The UK cited security risks - but China says it is "an excuse to co-operate with the United States".
Fertility rate: 'Jaw-dropping' global crash in children being born
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:36:35 GMT
Nearly every country will see their populations fall as the world has fewer babies.
River Nile dam: Reservoir filling up, Ethiopia confirms
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:43:49 GMT
Officials confirm satellite images showing water levels rising, amid failed talks with Egypt and Sudan.
Viola Davis: I betrayed myself and my people in The Help
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:23:11 GMT
The Oscar-nominated 2011 film was created in the "cesspool of systemic racism", the actress says.
Could US or UK ban TikTok?
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:06:35 GMT
With the short-video app already banned in India, Sophia Smith Galer looks at whether the UK or the US could be next.
Yemen: Decaying oil tanker in Red Sea threatens disaster
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:23:56 GMT
Experts say a leak could cause lasting damage to marine life and destroy fishermen's livelihoods.
Bushehr port: Seven ships ablaze in latest Iran mystery fires
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 14:28:45 GMT
The incident in the port of Bushehr follows a series of fires and explosions in the country.
Banksy Tube graffiti: Cleaners 'unaware it was by artist'
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:40:42 GMT
The artist's piece on a Circle Line train was removed before anyone knew he was responsible for it.
Apple has €13bn Irish tax bill overturned
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:24:55 GMT
The EU's second highest court says the tech giant will not have to pay a record sum in back taxes.
Hong Kong: China vows to retaliate after Trump ends special economic status
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:37:12 GMT
Beijing strongly condemns the US move to end Hong Kong's special trade status and target officials.
Assam: Fifty dead and two million hit by India monsoon floods
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 08:45:15 GMT
Two million people are hit by monsoon flooding in Assam, with tigers and rhinos also badly affected.
Cecil Rhodes statue in Cape Town has head removed
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 14:18:26 GMT
The statue had been targeted before amid anger in South Africa at monuments to colonialism.
Kenyan 12-year old girl married to two men within a month
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 14:55:52 GMT
Authorities in Kenya's Narok county rescued the child and are searching for her father and the two men.
US-China: Pompeo dog photo has netizens asking if US is toying with China
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 14:07:21 GMT
The US secretary of state's photo of his dog with her toys may carry a message for Xi Jinping.
Coronavirus: ‘Lego helped me get out of bed’
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:46:43 GMT
Charlotte Tyrer, 25, makes portraits of celebrities to keep herself busy during lockdown.
David LaChapelle's London shopfront exhibition opens
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:02:21 GMT
The photographer's work returns to London on a massive scale.
'Men didn't understand my medicated tampon business'
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:29:48 GMT
Valentina Milanova launched a tampon with built-in pain relief to take on the multinationals.
Coronavirus surged as nightlife returned in Arizona
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 00:01:27 GMT
Jimmy Flores used to think coronavirus was "fake news" until he ended up in hospital.
Indian fans pray Bollywood superstar beats virus
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:21:36 GMT
The 77-year-old Bollywood superstar is in hospital after testing positive for the virus.
Banksy dons cleaner disguise to spray-paint Tube
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 20:20:31 GMT
The enigmatic graffiti artist returns to his Underground roots for his new pandemic-inspired piece.
Coronavirus: How to talk about conspiracy theories
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:11:02 GMT
Conspiracy theories have thrived during the pandemic - what's the right way to talk to someone who believes them?
Tea, drugs and war: Hong Kong's British history explained
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:04:00 GMT
How the British obsession with tea in the 1800s started the unique story of Hong Kong.
Naya Rivera: Glee actress's career in pictures
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 21:28:40 GMT
The actress, whose body has been found at a US lake, was one of the stars of the hit US TV series.
Cat owner baffled by pet's swimming goggles antics
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:39:43 GMT
Tom cat Avery has taken to bringing home pairs of swimming goggles as gifts to his Bristol owner.
South Asian anti-black racism: 'We don't marry black people'
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:08:14 GMT
Amit's relationship with Michelle was a secret for years because he feared his family's reaction.
The woman leading the first Arab interplanetary mission
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:05:14 GMT
The UAE's Hope probe will study the planet's weather and climate, in order to learn about its past.
Russia’s young liberals confronted by MeToo moment
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 11:04:11 GMT
A spate of resignations follows details of harassment in the workplace in Russia's liberal media.
Coronavirus in South Africa: Inside Port Elizabeth's 'hospitals of horrors'
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:26:32 GMT
A BBC investigation exposes chronic failures in the health system in one of the poorest areas.
Should US firms be worried about Hong Kong sanctions?
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 05:14:34 GMT
As US President Donald Trump targets China over Hong Kong, firms are being advised to "wait and see".
Egypt desperate to revive coronavirus-hit tourism industry
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:44:30 GMT
The pandemic brought Egypt's tourism industry to a virtual halt, affecting millions of livelihoods.
Coronavirus: The last-round fight for NYC's bastions of boxing?
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 21:43:53 GMT
With no clear path to reopening, New York's boxing gyms fear they may never return after the pandemic.
Anand Teltumbde: Cards and letters for jailed India scholar as he turns 70
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:37:24 GMT
Dalit scholar Anand Teltumbde turns 70 in a Mumbai prison amid growing calls to free him.
US election: Do postal ballots lead to voting fraud?
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:40:35 GMT
President Trump says postal ballots lead to widespread fraud - but what evidence is there?
Coronavirus: Why attitudes to masks have changed around the world
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:02:17 GMT
Boris Johnson and Donald Trump both publicly wore face masks for the first time. Why now?
Jenny Hocking: The Australian historian who took on the Palace and won
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:56:26 GMT
Australia's PM was sacked in 1975 under a murky legal decision which has only now been fully revealed.
Coronavirus: Will women have to work harder after the pandemic?
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:01:30 GMT
Women often say they have to work harder to prove themselves than men - will Covid-19 turn back the clock for women's careers?
Yemen war: Tortured for supporting the 'wrong' side
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:15:58 GMT
Disappearances and brutality have become hallmarks of the fighting in Yemen, documented cases show.
England drop Denly and rest Anderson & Wood
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 15:31:14 GMT
England drop batsman Joe Denly and rest pace bowlers James Anderson and Mark Wood for the second Test against West Indies.
Premier League transfer window open from 27 July to 5 October
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 11:34:52 GMT
The Premier League and EFL summer transfer window will be open for 10 weeks between 27 July and 5 October, subject to Fifa approval.
Liverpool to lift trophy in special ceremony on the Kop
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:22:21 GMT
Liverpool will lift the Premier League trophy in a special ceremony on the Kop following next Wednesday's fixture with Chelsea.
Four games a day during 2022 World Cup group stage
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:09:45 GMT
Four matches will be played each day during the group stage of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Fifa has announced.
British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa to go ahead as scheduled in 2021
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 11:52:14 GMT
The British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa will go ahead as planned in July and August 2021.
Greatest Fights: Ali, Frazier and a close friend's view of the Thrilla in Manila
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 11:28:24 GMT
Gene Kilroy was by Muhammad Ali's side throughout his career but admits to feeling uneasy over one landmark fight in 1975.
Letters of love: 'Our father wrote every day as he waited to be sent to Auschwitz'
Sat, 11 Jul 2020 23:05:02 GMT
Daniele Israel's daily letters to his family from jail in Trieste paint a moving portrait of a family shattered by the Holocaust.