Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Trump wants replacement 'without delay'
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 17:42:41 GMT
A political battle has broken out following the death of US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Thailand protests: Thousands join huge rally demanding reforms
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 14:41:18 GMT
More than 15,000 people join calls for the prime minister's resignation and reform of the monarchy.
Johnson considers new measures as UK cases surge
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 17:56:14 GMT
Options include a ban on households mixing in England, as a further 4,422 UK cases are confirmed.
Ex-UK diplomat suspected of selling information to undercover Chinese spies
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 14:42:40 GMT
Fraser Cameron calls the claims "ridiculous" and says he has no access to sensitive information.
Belarus protests: Opposition icon, 73, among hundreds detained in Minsk
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 17:16:57 GMT
Nina Bahinskaya had joined a women's march in Minsk as protests against the president continue.
Brazil's Pantanal fires: Animals 'dying of hunger and thirst'
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 21:19:00 GMT
The forest fires have had a devastating impact on the wildlife of the world's largest wetland.
Cyclone Ianos: Two dead as 'medicane' sweeps across Greece
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:42:30 GMT
The rare "medicane" storm flooded buildings, toppled trees and triggered landslides in central areas.
Newcastle pub-goers adapt to new coronavirus measures
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 14:28:50 GMT
A trader says he had one customer in four hours amid new Covid-19 measures in Newcastle.
Ethiopia charges opposition figures with terrorism
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 15:36:38 GMT
The group, who will appear in court on Monday, faces charges related to deadly violence in June.
Woman falls from car while filming Snapchat video
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 12:35:36 GMT
It is "only by luck" the passenger wasn't seriously injured or killed, police say.
Tour de France: Tadej Pogacar poised to win after stunning time-trial ride
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 17:57:05 GMT
Tadej Pogacar is poised to win the Tour de France ahead of strong favourite Primoz Roglic in one of the most dramatic turnarounds in the race's history.
Kosovo police officers arrested in crackdown on illegal casinos
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 15:40:54 GMT
The officers were among 35 people held in a large-scale operation near the Serbian border.
Rochester shooting: Two dead after mass shooting in New York
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 10:55:04 GMT
The city has been under pressure over the death of Daniel Prude, a black man restrained by police.
Gareth Bale: Tottenham re-sign Real Madrid forward on loan
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 18:08:02 GMT
Wales forward Gareth Bale returns to Tottenham from Spanish champions Real Madrid on a season-long loan.
Edition of Shakespeare's last play found in Scots college in Spain
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 10:50:12 GMT
A rare edition of The Two Noble Kinsmen was found in a volume dating from 1634.
Rock climbing when you're blind
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:02:07 GMT
Matthew Shifrin took up the sport almost a year ago - with the help of a friend and a childhood toy.
Coronavirus: what Israel's second lockdown feels like
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:11:06 GMT
Two Jerusalem residents give their thoughts to the BBC from Israel, the first country to reimpose a nationwise lockdown.
ICYMI: A thirsty armadillo and record-breaking free diver
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:00:49 GMT
Some of the stories you may have missed this week.
Week in pictures: 12 - 18 September 2020
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:31:49 GMT
A selection of remarkable images taken around the world this week.
Belarus protests: Women try to unmask those detaining protesters
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:30:03 GMT
Women want to hold to account the masked people picking protesters off the street in Belarus.
The racist church bombing that shocked the world
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:12:29 GMT
In 1963, four young black girls were killed in a racist bomb attack at a church in Alabama.
Super Mario at 35: 'The little plumber who defined a genre'
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:32:48 GMT
Battling Bowser, protecting Peach, what makes Mario magical as he celebrates 35 years?
What maths is involved in stirring a cup of tea?
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:05:03 GMT
A professor has won £2.3m for applying complex maths to simple situations - like stirring tea.
How many people does it take to oust a political leader?
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:15:49 GMT
How big does a protest need to be to topple a political leader? One estimate says 3.5% of the population will nearly always succeed.
Pakistan outcry over police victim-blaming of gang-raped mother
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:16:46 GMT
A police chief's comments spark an unprecedented backlash after a woman was raped in front of her children.
IPL 2020: The players who could become new cricket superstars
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:19:29 GMT
The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League begins on Saturday.
Coronavirus in South Africa: Relief, pride and the 'new normal'
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:21:46 GMT
As the "worst phase of the epidemic" is overcome, experts delve into the data to learn more about Covid-19.
Can a 'circuit break' halt the UK's second Covid wave?
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 20:19:31 GMT
Can a short burst of national restrictions change the course of the epidemic?
Covid-19 Singapore: A ‘pandemic of inequality’ exposed
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:02:05 GMT
Life has returned to normal for many in Singapore, but one group of people still remain in lockdown.
Mozambique's jihadists and the 'curse' of gas and rubies
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:42:55 GMT
Three years into an escalating insurgency, the president admits the "resource curse" is to blame.
On the trail of stolen photographs
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:12:36 GMT
Some call them copyright trolls, but these companies say they defend photographers' rights.
'Bale will change way opponents feel about playing Spurs' - Murphy analysis
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 17:14:00 GMT
Opposition teams will be worried about facing Tottenham with new signing Gareth Bale, says MOTD pundit and ex-Spurs midfielder Danny Murphy.
Tottenham sign defender Sergio Reguilon from Real Madrid
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 17:26:29 GMT
Tottenham sign Spain defender Sergio Reguilon from Real Madrid on a five-year contract.
Leeds win seven-goal thriller against Fulham
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 17:31:16 GMT
Leeds come out on top in an seven-goal thriller against Fulham in their first Premier League home game for 16 years.
I never had a problem with Bale - Zidane
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 12:51:39 GMT
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has said he "never had a problem" with Gareth Bale, with the Wales forward set to rejoin Tottenham on loan.
Reed leads DeChambeau by one shot in US Open at testing Winged Foot
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:18:06 GMT
Patrick Reed has a slender lead over fellow American Bryson DeChambeau heading into the weekend after a high-scoring second round in New York.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Obituary of the Supreme Court justice
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:50:32 GMT
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a trailblazer to women of all stripes.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg in pictures and her own words
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 16:28:28 GMT
A look back at some of the justice's greatest quotes on gender equality, law, and being remembered.
Tributes to a 'warrior for gender equality'
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:14:43 GMT
From politicians to female lawyers and reporters - people pay respects to an "extraordinary" woman.
'Ginsburg was an amazing woman' - Trump
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 03:46:48 GMT
President Trump said the justice 'lived an amazing life" while rival Joe Biden praised her legal legacy.
Remembering the trailblazer for women’s rights
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 02:07:52 GMT
The Supreme Court justice has died at the age of 87 after undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg death: How has Trump's Supreme Court changed America?
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:31:21 GMT
This court has been billed the most conservative in modern history. But does it vote that way?
Meet the judges on the top US court
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:06:43 GMT
The US Supreme Court can have a huge impact on everyday American life - do you know who the justices are?
The Australian family that travels 1,800km to run an outback pub
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 23:04:33 GMT
The Ellis family in Australia make frequent trips on a small plane, fulfilling what they call "a dream".
Nigeria's slave descendants prevented from marrying who they want
Sun, 13 Sep 2020 23:14:14 GMT
Campaigners fight to overturn customs and a caste system that discriminates against some Igbo people.
The coal-pots fuelling Antigua's ghost stories and folk tales
Sun, 13 Sep 2020 23:16:11 GMT
In generations past, Antiguans would gather around a coal-pot not only to cook but also to socialise.
California and Oregon 2020 wildfires in maps, graphics and images
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:06:40 GMT
A visual guide to the wildfires ravaging California, Oregon and other western states.