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Turpin case: California children 'chained for months'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:58:18 GMT

California prosecutors detail allegations of horrific abuse by parents of 13 siblings held in shackles.

Deadly storm Friederike causes Dutch and German transport chaos

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:47:52 GMT

A fierce storm sweeping across northern Europe kills five people and halts Dutch and German trains.

2017 'warmest year without El Niño'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:30:31 GMT

Even with no natural climate boost, last year was the second or third hottest on record.

Trump sows confusion as Republicans scramble to avert shutdown

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:23:25 GMT

The White House is forced to issue a statement maintaining the president backs his party's strategy.

Swimmers rescued by drone 'in world first'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:38:02 GMT

Lifeguards were being trained how to use the drone when the drama unfolded in what's being called a world first rescue.

Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:27:59 GMT

The pontiff performs a Catholic wedding ceremony for airline staff as he travels between cities.

Sweden to issue leaflets on how to prepare for war

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:06:15 GMT

The publication of the booklets, first issued in World War Two, comes amid rising security concerns.

Theresa May meets Macron with pledge of extra £44m for border

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:03:36 GMT

The PM praises the "strong and deep relationship" with France on President Macron's first UK visit.

Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:48:40 GMT

Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.

US police arrest two boys after vandalism killed 500k bees

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:09:02 GMT

They are accused of vandalising hives at an US honey business, causing the bees to freeze to death.

Syria 'ready to down Turkish jets attacking Kurds Afrin'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:40:41 GMT

Syria's government warns Turkey against launching an assault on a northern Kurdish enclave.

Pakistan polio: Mother and daughter killed giving vaccinations

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:20:21 GMT

They were giving drops to children when unknown gunmen shot them dead.

French 'MeToo' creator Sandra Muller 'sued for defamation'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:43:06 GMT

Sandra Muller says the former television boss she accused of harassment is taking her to court.

Bayeux Tapestry explained... by kids

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:24:04 GMT

The 11th Century artwork tells the story behind one of the most famous battles in English history.

Plane that skidded off Turkey runway recovered

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:24:46 GMT

All 168 passengers and crew survived when it slid down a cliff overlooking the Black Sea in Turkey.

How an 'ice jam' caused river to burst banks in minutes

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:25:09 GMT

Timelapse footage shows how a partially frozen New York river rose dramatically during a cold snap.

'I miscarried and am now serving a 30 year sentence'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:20:28 GMT

In 2016 Evelyn Hernandez was raped by a gang member and then jailed for 30 years for what her supporters say was a miscarriage.

North Korean phone users get photo beauty app

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:37:44 GMT

Spring Scent is the latest homegrown app available to North Korea's 3.5 million smartphone owners.

Detroit Motor Show: What the cars of the future may look like

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:57:46 GMT

A range of concept cars and trucks are showcased at the 2018 Detroit motor show.

Pilcomayo River: 'Without water, we have no life'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:47:34 GMT

What it's like to live in one of South America's most remote regions along the Pilcomayo River.

Cocaine found in fresh pineapples

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:56:34 GMT

Police in Portugal and Spain seize 754kg (1,660lbs) of drugs hidden inside a shipment of pineapples.

Fire and Fury: Trump exposé to become television series

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:42:38 GMT

Michael Wolff's exposé on Trump's White House is bought in a seven-figure deal.

Trump tracker: The story of his first year - in seven graphics

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:35:33 GMT

Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?

What now for UK-France security relations?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:06:34 GMT

Before the annual UK-France summit, the BBC's security correspondent assesses co-operation on key areas in the run-up to Brexit.

Hebbar's Kitchen and the Indian couple behind a food video empire

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:28:40 GMT

The wildly popular videos on Hebbar's Kitchen have focused on Indian audiences and vegetarian food.

Turkey targets Kurdish forces in Afrin: The short, medium and long story

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:49:38 GMT

Turkey says it is readying an assault on a Kurdish-held town in Syria. Here's all you need to know.

'Hologram leader' who wants to rule in exile

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:16:29 GMT

As the Catalan parliament re-opens, supporters of the ex-president insist he can rule from Belgium.

Duchess of Cambridge meets children at Great Ormond Street

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:25:21 GMT

A little boy had a big question for Kate as she visited Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Why Rappler is raising Philippine press freedom fears

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:29:59 GMT

The decision to revoke news site Rappler's licence ignites a debate about Philippine press freedom.

Quiz: Could you pass Donald Trump's cognitive test?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:37:13 GMT

The US president has aced a test that casts light on his brain health. How would you fare?

Masters 2018: Mark Allen beats Ronnie O'Sullivan at Alexandra Palace

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:48:27 GMT

Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has been struggling with illness and says he is "glad" to be out of the Masters after losing 6-1 to Mark Allen.

Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta knocked out by Bernarda Pera

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:03:20 GMT

Johanna Konta suffers a shock defeat by world number 123 Bernarda Pera in the second round of the Australian Open.

Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal forward likely to join Man Utd - Arsene Wenger

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:14:28 GMT

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says it is "likely" forward Alexis Sanchez will join Premier League rivals Manchester United.

Six Nations 2018: England name eight uncapped players in squad for Italy

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:03:26 GMT

Bath number eight Zach Mercer is in line to make his England debut in their Six Nations opener against Italy.

FA Cup 2018: VAR system a shambles - Shearer

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:37:35 GMT

Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer calls the VAR system a "shambles" after the booking of Chelsea's Willian for a dive against Norwich is not overturned.

Ben Stokes: England all-rounder 'raring to go' - Trevor Bayliss

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:32:16 GMT

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is "raring to go" after being made available for selection again, says head coach Trevor Bayliss.