Theresa May: Brexit won't be easier if I'm ousted
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 10:34:46 GMT
The prime minister is under pressure from Brexiteers over her draft deal for leaving the EU.
California wildfires: Trump visits state's deadliest blaze
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 03:46:42 GMT
The toll from the Camp Fire in California has risen to 76 with more than 1,200 people reported missing.
Apec summit ends without statement over US-China division
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 10:33:29 GMT
There is no formal leaders's statement for the first time amid competing visions for the region.
Jonestown: Rebuilding my life after surviving the massacre
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:31:44 GMT
Laura Johnston Kohl reflects on surviving the events of November 1978, when more than 900 died.
Golden Horse awards: Taiwan controversy at 'Chinese Oscars'
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 06:57:13 GMT
The winner of best documentary says she hopes Taiwan will be recognised as "truly independent".
'Stingray' attack kills Australian man in Tasmania
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:07:54 GMT
The 42-year-old man went into cardiac arrest after the attack off Tasmania's coast, police say.
Netanyahu warns of danger of early Israel election
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 10:42:03 GMT
PM Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet his finance minister, in a final attempt to avoid elections.
Jamal Khashoggi: US 'yet to conclude' who was behind the murder
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 01:36:25 GMT
The State Department counters reports the CIA believes the Saudi crown prince ordered the murder.
France fuel protest: One dead in 'yellow vest' blockades
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:49:20 GMT
More than 280,000 people took part in protests across France against the rising price of fuel.
Florida election: Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 23:36:34 GMT
The man hoping to be Florida's first black governor admits defeat after votes are recounted.
England seal test series against Sri Lanka
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 06:10:58 GMT
Moeen Ali and Jack Leach bowl England to their first series win in Sri Lanka since 2001 with a 57-run victory in the second Test.
Anti-Ebola efforts in DR Congo suspended amid violence
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 22:57:02 GMT
Rebels attack near a DR Congo emergency centre and it is unclear when healthcare efforts will resume.
Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber appear to confirm marriage
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 13:03:56 GMT
The couple have both referenced marriage on Instagram, just months after getting engaged.
Harwich WW1 U-boat surrender marked with willow model
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:20:02 GMT
More than 160 German U-boats surrendered to Allied forces off the Essex coast in November 1918.
Delhi's rickshaw pullers: Toxic air is killing us but we can’t quit
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 01:24:07 GMT
Delhi's rickshaw pullers say they don't contribute to air pollution, but are still the worst affected.
Golden Horse: Zhang Yimou's Shadow wins most awards
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 02:12:49 GMT
Zhang Yimou's Shadow wins the most plaudits at the 55th Golden Horse film awards in Taiwan.
Nigerian special effects makeup artist on creating gore for Nollywood
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:18:17 GMT
Meet the special effects makeup artist creating blood and gore for the Nigerian film industry.
Your pictures on the theme of 'city life'
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:49:14 GMT
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "city life".
'Here is an illustrated summary of the news'
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 13:21:14 GMT
He introduced the first news bulletin broadcast on BBC TV.
Shrinking Swiss glacier hosts world's largest postcard
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:49:26 GMT
This huge mosaic on the Aletsch Glacier was made from 125,000 drawings, to highlight climate change.
ICYMI: Feeling peckish? These waiters could help
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 13:09:38 GMT
Here are some stories you might have missed this week.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: Imams divided over video game fatwa
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 02:44:39 GMT
Some imams in Kurdistan have officially banned a hugely popular video game – but others are hitting back.
Why snow has brought despair to Kashmir's apple farmers
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:08:16 GMT
The apple farming industry which employs nearly half the state's population has been badly affected.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson works out at Doncaster gym
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:41:17 GMT
Dwayne Johnson hit the weights at a Doncaster gym during a break from filming his latest blockbuster.
What does the Brexit draft document really mean?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:39:06 GMT
BBC correspondents explain the 585-page withdrawal document faster than you could print them.
Week in pictures: 10-16 November 2018
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:14:39 GMT
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Viral fame for Brexit sign language interpreter
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:43:40 GMT
Social media thought the sign language interpreter captured the current mood in the country about Brexit.
Olympic Games: Why cities are snubbing the 'greatest show on Earth'
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:26:32 GMT
Bids to host the summer and winter Games are falling. Is time up for the 'greatest show on Earth'?
The women keeping peace... in the deadliest place
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:31:53 GMT
The UN wants to recruit more women as peacekeepers. In Mali at present they make up just 3% of a 15,000-strong force.
Palm oil: One woman's fight to save 'the last place on Earth'
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:05:18 GMT
Farwiza Farhan on efforts to protect the forests where orangutan, rhinos, elephants and tigers co-exist.
The women smashing Ethiopia's glass ceiling
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 01:45:51 GMT
Male dominance in Ethiopia is being challenged with the appointment of women to powerful government posts, writes Hana Zeratsyon.
'Stolen friend': Rapa Nui seek return of moai statue
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:24:28 GMT
The huge basalt statue, displayed in the British Museum, was taken from Easter Island 150 years ago.
Dream job: ‘My 9-to-5 is a US road trip’
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:08:49 GMT
Financial adviser Leo Millward has found a way to turn his job into an American road-trip odyssey.
The streaming wars: Can Disney topple Netflix?
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:02:25 GMT
Netflix is the leader in online video. Will Disney's plans check its growth?
Vienna, nest of spies: Why Austria is still centre for espionage
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:06:31 GMT
Austria's capital has long been a hotbed of espionage, and it continues up to the present day.
What happens now to Prince Mohammed bin Salman?
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 14:38:10 GMT
The US is yet to reach a final conclusion on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, officials say, despite reports the CIA believes it was ordered by the Saudi crown prince.
Welcome sight: Why some Jamaicans want the army to stay
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:17:50 GMT
The Jamaican government has deployed the army to patrol some streets and residents are welcoming it.
Ireland are now World Cup favourites? Schmidt laughs off Hansen claim
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 23:49:47 GMT
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt laughs off New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen's claim that the Irish are now World Cup favourites after victory in Dublin.
Scotland stroll past 10-man Albania to boost play-off hopes
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 21:52:09 GMT
Scotland thump 10-man Albania to go level on points with Israel at the top of Nations League Group C1.
'A broken back was a paper cut compared to this'
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 07:12:37 GMT
Katie Ormerod tells BBC Sport about "dark days" in her recovery from a broken heel and how she plans to take women's snowboarding to the next level.
Molinari wins Race to Dubai as Fleetwood misses out
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 10:30:57 GMT
Italy's Francesco Molinari wins the Race to Dubai after defending champion Tommy Fleetwood fails to win the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.
Watch: Zverev booed after beating Federer to reach ATP final
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:41:14 GMT
Alexander Zverev faces boos during his post-match interview after beating Roger Federer over an incident in which he stopped a point because a ball boy dropped a ball.
We wanted 'fired-up' Japan - Jones after England survive scare
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 20:06:27 GMT
England head coach Eddie Jones says he was pleased Japan were "fired up" by his pre-match claim that they should "pray, pray, pray".
Games played: 11; trophies won: 12 - the most successful third-choice keeper of all time?
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 07:20:27 GMT
Meet Paulo Lopes, a Benfica "idol" who won more trophies than he played games.
Why is Canada running out of marijuana?
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:56:18 GMT
Supply problems in the month-old legal cannabis industry could last well into next year.
Can attitudes towards body hair be sexist for both men and women?
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:13:40 GMT
Frankie McCamley looks at the psychology, the history and the popular culture around people with body hair.
The search in Germany for the lost skull of Tanzania's Mangi Meli
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 22:17:01 GMT
Mnyaka Sururu Mboro is looking for the skull of a rebel Tanzanian chief who was executed by German colonisers.
Garima Arora: Indian chef cooks her way to a Michelin star
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:15:43 GMT
Garima Arora has become the first Indian woman to win a Michelin star for her restaurant in Bangkok.
Blackpool photo wins Weather Photographer of the Year
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:18:01 GMT
Stephen Cheatley's shot of lightning over Blackpool won the Weather Photographer of The Year title.
Suneung: The day silence falls over South Korea
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:37:43 GMT
More than half a million students take on an exam for which they have been preparing all their lives.
The girl who witnessed Kristallnacht
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:41:50 GMT
Eighty years ago the Nazis' persecution of the Jews suddenly turned violent. Ruth Winkelmann still remembers it vividly.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Why half of America panics when this woman falls ill
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:36:16 GMT
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a pop culture icon as well as the liberal face of the Supreme Court.