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Top aide defends Trump over widow remarks

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:31:53 GMT

Gen John Kelly says he is "broken-hearted" by a lawmaker's criticism of Mr Trump's condolence call.

Catalan crisis: EU leaders rule out involvement in crisis

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:27:14 GMT

Donald Tusk says there is no room for "any kind" of mediation or action on Catalonia.

Richard Spencer speech at Florida campus sparks mass protest

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:13:13 GMT

Richard Spencer defiantly speaks over a crowd of protesters chanting "Nazis are not welcome here".

Anger over Mogadishu bomb attack boils over into streets

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:06:32 GMT

A red bandana becomes the symbol of protest in Mogadishu as Somalis protest at Saturday's bombing.

Tom Hanks: The film industry will have to change

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:29:17 GMT

Tom Hanks talks to the BBC about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying there will now be a "sea change" in Hollywood.

Fire rages through iconic Myanmar hotel

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:58:21 GMT

A huge blaze guts an iconic Yangon hotel, as hundreds of firefighters try to contain it.

Brexit: EU leaders seek Brexit talks progress

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:57:52 GMT

Leaders gather for a crunch summit as the UK faces EU calls to do more to break the deadlock.

Pussycat Dolls deny prostitution claims

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:13:59 GMT

The pop band respond to former member Kaya Jones, who claims the group was a "prostitution ring".

Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein hints at Frankfurt move

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:20:22 GMT

Lloyd Blankfein tweets he intends to spend more time in Frankfurt, a hint of a post-Brexit move.

Gitanjali Rao: Girl of 11 takes US young scientist prize

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:34:37 GMT

Inspired by a contamination scandal, the winner invented a device to test water safely and cheaply.

Jacinda Ardern becomes New Zealand's youngest female leader

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:58:13 GMT

New Zealand is set for a centre-left coalition government led by Labour head Jacinda Ardern. But who is she?

Pakistan militant leader 'killed by drone' in Afghanistan

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:44:03 GMT

Omar Khalid Khorasani led Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a faction behind bomb attacks inside Pakistan.

British Airways apologises for bed bugs on Canada flight

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:58:03 GMT

Canadian passengers complained they were nibbled by bed bugs on a Vancouver to London flight.

French cinema legend Danielle Darrieux dies aged 100

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:42:02 GMT

The girl who got her first film role at 14 was still working at the age of 99.

George W Bush decries bigotry and conspiracy theories

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:38:55 GMT

In a speech in New York, the former president spoke about his concerns over the current state of politics in the US, including the threats of bigotry and nationalism.

Katy Perry gets stuck in mid-air during Tennessee concert

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:06:12 GMT

The pop star is left dangling above fans when a floating platform malfunctions during her concert.

Monitoring DR Congo's deadly Nyiragongo volcano

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:25:11 GMT

Celestin Mahinda's eruption predictions are so good that locals panic if his family leaves town.

Harold the dove sees off strangers in Long Stratton street

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:13:15 GMT

The bird has been known to pursue postal workers delivering to houses in Long Stratton, Norfolk.

Whale in beach grave to be dug up in Australia

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:25:45 GMT

Buried whale to be dug up by Australian authorities over shark fears.

How Europe's borders have changed over time

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:24:08 GMT

How Catalonia's bid for independence could change the map of Europe.

100 Women: The pink bus designed to protect women from harassment

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:43:22 GMT

Authorities in one city in Turkey have put pink women-only buses in service, designed to protect female passengers from harassment.

Malta journalist death: 'My friend has been killed'

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:00:24 GMT

A friend of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on her death and corruption in Malta.

What does China's congress think of Kim Jong-un?

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:16:19 GMT

Getting views on Kim Jong-un proved quite a challenge for our correspondent at the Communist Party Congress.

When does flirting become sexual harassment?

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:57:16 GMT

The line between flirtation and harassment is a fine - and often blurred - one.

North Korea crisis: How to talk to the world's most secretive country

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:28:21 GMT

What goes on behind closed doors of unofficial talks between US and North Korea?

Myanmar Rohingya: What you need to know about the crisis

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:31:21 GMT

Who are they, why are they fleeing from Myanmar and what is the international community doing?

'Death Island': Britain's 'concentration camp' in Russia

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:46:55 GMT

British soldiers opened the first concentration camp in Russia in 1918, during World War One. To locals it was known as "Death Island".

Brexit: How are the talks really progressing?

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:03:02 GMT

After five rounds of talks, the two sides are making competing claims about progress. How much has really been made?

The good dog who is bad at sniffing out bombs

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:54:33 GMT

US agency posts a series of tweets explaining why a four-legged operative was relieved from duty

Algeria's Said Chitour - spy or journalist?

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:09:44 GMT

The family of an Algerian journalist arrested on espionage charges is desperately trying to secure his release.

The Chinese blockage in the global waste disposal system

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:22:47 GMT

A ban on the import of waste in China is about create a major blockage backing up through the global waste disposal system

Japan's snap election explained

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:49:28 GMT

Shinzo Abe is banking on his rebounding popularity and his opposition in disarray.

Spain's hotel chambermaids 'Las Kellys' fight for fair pay

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:18:58 GMT

Spain's tourism sector may be booming, but hotel cleaners are getting as little as €700 a month.

Everton 1-2 Lyon

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:59:24 GMT

Lyon add to the pressure on Everton manager Ronald Koeman with victory at Goodison Park to keep the Toffees bottom of Europa League Group E.

Rhys Webb 'heartbroken' over Wales policy, but will not renege on Toulon move

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:35:04 GMT

Rhys Webb says he will not change his decision to join Toulon in 2018 - even though it means he will not be eligible to play for Wales.

Formula 1: Hamilton focused on his priority to win race amid protesting racial injustices

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:48:06 GMT

Lewis Hamilton admits his priority is to win the US Grand Prix after suggestions that he may 'take the knee' during the American national anthem.

Gary Neville: FA needs radical reform but top bosses should keep their jobs

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:12:22 GMT

Former England defender Gary Neville says the Football Association needs complete reform but bosses Greg Clarke, Martin Glenn and Dan Ashworth 'shouldn't lose their jobs'.

Eni Aluko: Lee Kendall investigated over behaviour towards striker

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:05:38 GMT

England women's goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall is being investigated by the FA for alleged "unacceptable behaviour towards Eni Aluko".

Crvena Zvezda 0-1 Arsenal

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:47:25 GMT

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger praises his side's character as the Gunners edge to victory at 10-man Crvena Zvezda in Serbia.

Ronnie O'Sullivan lets spectator take final shot in win at English Open

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:07:04 GMT

Ronnie O'Sullivan lets a spectator who evades security take his last shot as he wins in the third round at the English Open.