Syria conflict: Israel evacuates 'White Helmets'
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 06:24:19 GMT
Some 800 members of the civil defence group have been taken to Jordan, media say.
'Trade war a reality' French finance minister warns
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:46:49 GMT
Bruno Le Maire accuses the US of using "the law of the jungle" with unilateral tariffs
LA police arrest suspect after deadly shop siege
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 04:54:41 GMT
One fatality is confirmed after the man, suspected of a shooting earlier, barricaded himself inside.
US 'duck boat' survivor describes 'life-changing' ordeal
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:02:32 GMT
Tia Coleman says she lost nine members of her family when the boat sank in a Missouri lake.
Austria ditches Turkish language driving theory tests
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 22:21:20 GMT
The change to the theory test comes amid a souring of relations between Austria and Turkey.
India scraps tampon tax after campaign
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 19:31:32 GMT
The government introduced a 12% levy on sanitary products last year, sparking outrage.
James Gunn: Dave Bautista defends Guardians of the Galaxy director
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 14:38:10 GMT
Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista defends director James Gunn after he is fired by Disney.
Politicians call for Northern Ireland abortion reform
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 04:19:51 GMT
More than 170 UK and Ireland politicians sign a letter urging the UK government to change the law.
Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa appeals for racial unity ahead of election
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 16:09:06 GMT
President Emmerson Mnangagwa reassures white farmers ahead of a landmark election on 30 July.
Ethiopian 'prophet' arrested after trying to resurrect corpse
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 15:33:36 GMT
Getayawkal Ayele convinced a family to let him try the miracle after telling the story of Lazarus.
Trump attacks Michael Cohen over 'Playboy model payment tape'
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 18:02:33 GMT
It comes amid reports that he was secretly recorded discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model.
Pablo Casado: Spain's conservative Popular Party elects new leader
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:28:13 GMT
Pablo Casado replaces ex-PM Mariano Rajoy who was ousted in a no-confidence vote last month.
Fukushima beach in Japan reopens to bathers
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 15:45:10 GMT
The beach in Soma City, Japan, has opened to the public for the first time since the nuclear disaster in 2011.
Korea Open: Table tennis players win first joint Korea gold for 27 years
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 09:50:50 GMT
A table tennis pairing with one player from North Korea and one from South Korea becomes the first inter-Korea sports team to win a gold medal since 1991.
'I was trapped in my mind for a decade, now I'm going to be a dad'
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:35:04 GMT
Martin Pistorius had locked-in syndrome for more than a decade. Now he's about to become a father.
A 'legendary' mermaid still swimming at 78
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:23:56 GMT
Vicki Smith, 78, performs underwater as a mermaid at an iconic Florida park
The National Science and Maths Quiz has kept Ghanaians thrilled for 25 years
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:37:18 GMT
A TV school quiz show has Ghana gripped. We meet one of the contestants and follow him on the road to victory. But did he get there?
Your pictures: Shelter
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:55:25 GMT
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "shelter".
The 600 greyhounds left behind in Macau
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 02:22:12 GMT
Macau’s controversial greyhound racetrack, the Canidrome Club, is shutting down.
Giant moon artwork goes missing in post on way to Austria
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 11:12:05 GMT
Created by artist Luke Jerram, the giant orb artwork was on its way to a festival.
Wing-walking at the Farnborough Airshow
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:28:07 GMT
Three women who do gymnastics on a plane explain the challenges of performing at height.
Sixty Bosnian Muslim couples marry in mass nuptials
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 16:41:00 GMT
Bosnian Muslim leaders want to encourage young people to start families by alleviating wedding costs.
Red faces over rabies poster gaffe
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 15:29:42 GMT
A parody poster suggesting children with rabies should be shot was included in an internal magazine.
Pakistan election: Who's who and why it matters
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:26:35 GMT
The lead-up to the vote has been dramatic, with an ex-PM arrested and several deadly militant attacks.
Atlanta's Paper Boi on race and rap stardom in the USA
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:54:32 GMT
Newsbeat speaks to Paper Boi - aka Brian Tyree Henry - the breakout star of Donald Glover's satire on life as a black American.
The mafia murders that brought down Slovakia's government
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:29:45 GMT
Before his death, Jan Kuciak uncovered the presence of an Italian organised crime group in Slovakia.
The mega-machines helping China link the world
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:12:32 GMT
As China embarks on one of the greatest infrastructure projects in history, it is changing how railways are built.
Opioids: Why 'dangerous' drugs are still being used to treat pain
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 00:17:10 GMT
Despite links to UK hospital deaths and a US addiction crisis, opioids remain the painkiller of choice.
Israel and Arabic: Where else do language and politics collide?
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 00:23:16 GMT
Israel has downgraded the status of Arabic, but there is controversy over language choice elsewhere, too.
'The screeching drill, the burnt flesh - my dental nightmare'
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 23:30:08 GMT
Eight years of dental pain and soaring bills set Natalia Guerrero thinking about the millions who need treatment but cannot pay for it.
Who's had a week to forget, and a week to remember?
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 23:45:17 GMT
Why two billionaires, one keen new employee and a small European country had a memorable week.
Tour de France: How to cycle as fast as a pro
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 00:02:53 GMT
The professional cyclists tackling the Tour de France seem superhuman. But can ordinary riders learn a few lessons?
The Open 2018: Jordan Spieth relishes Tiger Woods challenge at Carnoustie
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:20:39 GMT
Jordan Spieth says it is a "dream come true" to battle Tiger Woods on the final day of a major with both in Open Championship contention.
Advantage Vettel, Ocon on the move & Ferrari changes - all you need to know before German GP
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 19:38:18 GMT
Advantage Vettel in title battle? Plus Ocon tipped for Renault and changes at Ferrari - all you need to know before the race.
Tour de France 2018: Omar Fraile wins stage 14, Geraint Thomas still in yellow
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 18:25:15 GMT
Omar Fraile wins stage 14 of the Tour de France in a dramatic finish as Team Sky's Geraint Thomas retains the leader's yellow jersey.
The Open 2018: Tiger Woods cards his lowest major score since 2011
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 18:46:59 GMT
Tiger Woods cards his lowest score in a major championship since 2011 on the third day of the 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie.
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss 'doesn't care' about transfer criticism
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:48:54 GMT
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp "doesn't care" about allegations of hypocrisy over his transfer spending.
Bradley Wiggins says he has discovered 'sinister and shocking' details about 'jiffy-bag' controversy
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:19:35 GMT
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he has discovered "very sinister" details about the 'jiffy-bag' scandal and leak of his medical records and would "love it to all come out".
Anniversary Games 2018: Zharnel Hughes edged out at London Stadium
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 15:51:43 GMT
Britain's Zharnel Hughes is edged out by American Ronnie Baker in a high-quality 100m finale to the first day of the Anniversary Games.
The women choosing to love their natural grey hair
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:44:45 GMT
As celebrities rush to colour their hair silver, some women with natural greys are ditching dyes.
The unique makeup of Rohingya Muslim girls and women in Bangladesh
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:31:21 GMT
Girls and women in the refugee camps of southern Bangladesh use traditional makeup for sun protection.
My life trapped in an American city
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:33:30 GMT
An undocumented Mexican student shares the impact that checkpoints in Texas have on her daily life.
Rose gold: The fashion trend that just won't go away
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:07:42 GMT
Rose gold clothes, shoes, furniture, cars, weddings - why is this colour still so popular?
Prehistoric bake-off: Scientists discover oldest evidence of bread
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:28:06 GMT
Charred crumbs found in the Jordanian desert show that bread-making dates back 14,000 years.