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Mexico earthquake: Many children killed at primary school

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:54:41 GMT

Tuesday's huge quake killed at least 225 people, including children at a school in the capital.

Catalonia referendum: Spain steps up raids to halt vote

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:05:31 GMT

Senior officials are detained as police target ministries involved in planning a banned referendum.

Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:14:32 GMT

At least seven people have died in Dominica as the powerful storm barrels through the Caribbean.

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.

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:08:41 GMT

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:24:39 GMT

A tribunal says the Christian school discriminated against the boy by not letting him wear a turban.

Parsons Green bombing: Two more arrested over Tube attack

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:51:29 GMT

The arrests of two men in south Wales bring the total held over Friday's Tube terror attack to five.

Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:28:24 GMT

The presidential election was cancelled because the results were announced before being verified.

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi speech criticised by global leaders

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:24:00 GMT

Myanmar's de facto leader faces growing pressure for not addressing allegations of ethnic cleansing.

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".

India rape: Second uncle held in 10-year-old pregnant child's case

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:42:27 GMT

The search for a second suspect began when the baby's DNA did not match that of another uncle in jail.

Singapore baggage handler 'swapped hundreds of tags'

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:15:30 GMT

The Singaporean has been charged over the alleged mischief but his motivations are still not known.

Iraqi refugee in Berlin praised for handing over cash find

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:09:07 GMT

The 16-year-old Iraqi refugee found thousands of euros in a handbag on the subway.

US and South Korea rehearse for 'land battle'

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:35:19 GMT

South Korean and US troops have been holding military drills close to the North Korea border.

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 buildings collapsed

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:28:55 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.

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

Buildings evacuated

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

10 university flashpoints over free speech

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:19:05 GMT

Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?

Donald Trump at the UN: What were his key messages?

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:34:45 GMT

Total destruction of North Korea and a murderous Iran - Mr Trump's first UN general assembly speech.

Mark Sampson set to leave as England women's manager

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:11:17 GMT

Mark Sampson is set to leave his role as England women's manager amid a row over discrimination allegations.

Mexico City earthquake: International Paralympic Committee postpones events

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:22:34 GMT

The International Paralympic Committee postpones World Championships in powerlifting and swimming following the earthquake in Mexico City.

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.

Burnley v Leeds United: Ladbrokes say sorry for Chris Wood & Charlie Taylor tweet

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:13:26 GMT

Ladbrokes apologise to Burnley after tweeting an emoji of a middle-finger gesture aimed at two players after Tuesday's EFL Cup loss to Leeds.

World Road Championships 2017: How a bike change could decide world title

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:21:33 GMT

Kazakh rider Alexey Lutsenko has problems with the bike change - swapping a heavier time trial machine for a regular road bike for the final climb - that could decide the winner of the men's time trial at the World Championships in Bergen, Norway.