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World nuclear ban 'not realistic', says US ambassador to UN

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:30:45 GMT

US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, says nearly 40 countries would skip talks on the subject.

Russia jails protests leader Alexei Navalny for 15 days

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:27:18 GMT

A Moscow court rules the Kremlin critic resisted police orders during protests on Sunday.

Jared Kushner to be questioned over alleged Trump-Russia ties

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:27:15 GMT

The president's aide, Jared Kushner, offered to speak to the Senate committee, says the White House.

Rebel fighters leave Syria's Homs by bus

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:37:22 GMT

The BBC's Lyse Doucet witnesses rebel fighters and civilians leaving the Syrian city of Homs by bus

Solid gold coin worth $4m stolen from Berlin museum

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:00:01 GMT

The "big maple leaf" coin, which shows Queen Elizabeth II, weighs 100kg and is made of pure gold.

Spain to investigate Syrian officials for alleged torture

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:53:52 GMT

A judge has decided Spain has the authority to investigate alleged crimes by Syria.

US parents sue to call baby girl Allah

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:13:35 GMT

State officials have refused to issue the 22-month old with a birth certificate.

'Bond King' Bill Gross settles Pimco feud for $81m

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:01:31 GMT

Star bond trader ends "family disagreement" with his former firm in $81m (£65m) settlement.

Westminster attacker's mother 'shocked'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:00:58 GMT

Janet Ajao says she has "shed many tears" since her son's attack in Westminster killed four victims.

McDonald's worker, 94, says she will never leave

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:59:55 GMT

The great-grandmother still serves breakfast twice a week to her loyal customers in Indiana.

Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm reaches Australian islands

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:31:13 GMT

The Category four system, carrying winds of up to 250km/h (155 mph), is moving towards the mainland.

South Sudan attack 'could hinder aid deliveries'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:24:32 GMT

"Shocking" killing of aid workers is causing charities to re-assess famine relief in South Sudan.

Canada to legalise marijuana 'by 2018'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:10:46 GMT

The federal government is set to table legislation next month to legalise the drug, say reports.

Brazil tribe gets compensation for plane crash over Amazon forest

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:01:35 GMT

The Caiapó say the area where the debris fell is polluted and cursed with the presence of the dead.

The disturbing YouTube videos that are tricking children

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:04:05 GMT

Thousands of videos on YouTube look like versions of popular cartoons but contain disturbing and inappropriate content not suitable for children.

Bosnian man crushes concrete blocks with head

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:36:23 GMT

Bosnian taekwondo champion Kerim Ahmetspahic has set a new record for crushing concrete blocks with his head.

Orange is the New Black: Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli tie the knot

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:37:28 GMT

Actress Samira Wiley met writer Lauren Morelli on the set of the US prison drama.

'I've not moved on' - Rio Ferdinand shares his struggle with grief

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:59:48 GMT

Rio Ferdinand opens up about how hard it has been to cope with his wife's death.

Robotic barista serves up coffee

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:28:09 GMT

A robot coffee server is turning heads in San Francisco

'Condemned' South Korean dogs find sanctuary in the US

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:17:53 GMT

Campaigners say the rescued dogs would otherwise have ended up being consumed by humans.

The girl who was 'stolen' by a soldier

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:43:13 GMT

Isabelina was just five when she was taken from her family - she didn't see them for another 30 years.

Young and pregnant in Sierra Leone

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:04:28 GMT

Photographs of the young girls banned from attending school

The man who quit heroin and became a fruit juice millionaire

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:06:33 GMT

Khalil Rafati beat his heroin and crack cocaine addiction and went on to become a health food millionaire.

Leggings and yoga pants: When tight trousers get controversial

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:40:52 GMT

A row over leggings being worn on flights is just the tip of the iceberg in yoga-pant controversies.

DR Congo unrest: Why are police in Kasai being decapitated?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:09:37 GMT

Up to 400 people have reportedly been killed in the central DR Congo province of Kasai - what is going on?

WhatsApp's privacy protections questioned after terror attack

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:21:14 GMT

Privacy measures offered by chat apps are called into question by last week's London terror attack.

Just google it: The student project that changed the world

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:09:18 GMT

Is Google's position as the world's leading search engine now unassailable?

How gossip changed one Pakistani woman's life

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:46:15 GMT

Wajiha Arooj wins a 17-year legal battle over reputational damage she says had a huge effect on her life.

The racist professor, the bones and a university naming row

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:54:23 GMT

After years of protest, the University of Melbourne has removed the name of a controversial figure.

City-based Twenty20 tournament moves a step closer as ECB reveals more details

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:09:48 GMT

English cricket's new eight-team, city-based Twenty20 tournament moves a step closer as the ECB reveals further details.

Denmark U21 0-4 England U21

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:20:25 GMT

Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek scores twice as England Under-21s beat their Danish counterparts in Randers.

The Netherlands: The demise of a famous football nation

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:07:28 GMT

They are fourth in their World Cup qualifying group and have sacked coach Danny Blind - what has happened to the Netherlands football team?