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Pope Francis 'slander' comment angers Chile abuse victims

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:21:18 GMT

Francis said there was no evidence a Chilean bishop had covered up another priest's actions.

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:25:31 GMT

Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.

Turpin case: California couple deny torturing 'shackled siblings'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:25:49 GMT

The couple appeared in court after prosecutors detailed the horrific abuse allegations against them.

Europe storm: Germany in huge clean-up as trains run again

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:17:08 GMT

Dutch and German transport resumes but removing all the storm debris is a huge task.

Dolores O'Riordan: Inquest into Cranberries singer awaits test results

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:32:56 GMT

A coroner is waiting for the results of medical tests following the Cranberries singer's death.

Fishermen escape crash by split-second

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:16:39 GMT

Watch how fishermen in Oregon react as a boat speeds straight towards them.

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:39:09 GMT

Jacinda Ardern, who took office in October, jokes that she "thought 2017 was a big year".

Michael Douglas: Former employee accuses actor of sexual harassment

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:23:37 GMT

Susan Braudy claims she felt "humiliated" by the Hollywood star's behaviour.

Yu Wensheng: China human rights lawyer arrested on school run

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:25:37 GMT

He was reportedly seized by dozens of people, including a Swat team, while walking his child to school.

Patricia Dagorn: France's 'Black Widow' jailed for poisonings

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:03:06 GMT

Patricia Dagorn was accused of poisoning four men, two of whom died, in attempts to enrich herself.

'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:21:49 GMT

Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood starts.

Fake-bomb TV crew held at New Jersey airport

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:53:36 GMT

The crew allegedly tried to get the device past security at Newark Liberty and film the response.

'Shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight turns back to Australia

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:33:09 GMT

Malaysia Airlines says the jet experienced a "technical" issue on its way to Kuala Lumpur.

UK minister suggests 'bridge to France'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:20:52 GMT

The foreign secretary reportedly suggested a "fixed link" between UK and France to Emmanuel Macron.

Jacinda Ardern: Working mums on how to survive a short maternity leave

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:33:51 GMT

The New Zealand prime minister will be taking six weeks maternity leave before returning to her job.

Meghan Markle: Why people love Prince Harry's fiancee

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:35:27 GMT

Fans of Meghan Markle describe what they like so much about the future wife of Prince Harry.

London is lit up by Lumiere festival

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:42:56 GMT

The four-night festival is illuminating landmarks across the city.

Australia's Channel 9 news promo looks like BBC's version

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:47:22 GMT

Channel 9's promo for its Today show was copied, at moments, word for word from the BBC's promo video.

Cosmetic firms 'need to do more for women of colour'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:57:11 GMT

Beauty blogger Jackie Aina wants the cosmetic industry to do more for women of colour.

What do children draw when asked about their future jobs?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:54:16 GMT

A survey of thousands of young people across the world reveal what influences their career aspirations.

Hope for threatened 'little tiger cat'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:25:07 GMT

Habitat fragmentation is a bigger threat to Chile's wildcat than human persecution, say conservationists.

Africa's week in pictures: 12 - 18 January 2018

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:35:53 GMT

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

How to survive in Moscow without sunshine

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:15:00 GMT

Moscow endured a December without sunshine - Oleg Boldyrev describes a hundred shades of grey.

US government shutdown: How did we get here again?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:36:58 GMT

The US is days away from a potential government shutdown. It's happened before. What is going on?

North Korean skiers dream of Paralympic success

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:10:45 GMT

Two novice skiers are set to represent their country for the first time at the Winter Paralympics.

Do Trump's 'business conflicts' still matter?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:03:16 GMT

What happened to worries about President Trump's potential conflicts of interest?

Israel's Indian Jews and their lives in the 'promised land'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:12:10 GMT

Indian-origin Jews moved to Israel soon after its creation, but their lives have not been easy.

Cancer in a country with no radiotherapy machine

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:31:27 GMT

Uganda's only machine broke in 2016, leaving hundreds of patients without adequate care.

Will we ever be able to trust driverless cars?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:46:35 GMT

As cars become more automated, some experts worry that we are becoming complacent drivers.

Bollywood film breaks the taboo around periods

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:05:37 GMT

The story of one man's quest to make cheap sanitary pads has been made into a comedy.

I begged social services to take my children away

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:10:35 GMT

Sam spent more than 20 years as an addict before overcoming a cycle of trauma and abusive relationships.

Australia v England: Tourists hold nerve to take 2-0 series lead

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:50:40 GMT

England hold their nerve to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day international series with a four-wicket victory over Australia at Brisbane.

Australian Open: Kyle Edmund battles extreme heat to reach fourth round

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:14:49 GMT

Kyle Edmund fights back in punishing heat to beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in five sets and reach the Australian Open fourth round.

Fernandinho: Manchester City midfielder signs contract extension until 2020

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:30:22 GMT

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho signs a two-year contract extension until 2020.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:17:56 GMT

Mark Lawrenson takes on Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz in the latest round of Premier League predictions.

Ronnie O'Sullivan loses in Masters to Mark Allen

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:54:32 GMT

Watch the five best shots as Mark Allen beats Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-1 in a shock quarter-final Masters win at London's Alexandra Palace.