Extreme weather ‘potentially catastrophic’ for bats

Extreme weather appears to be disrupting the lifecycle of bats, raising concern over their long-term future. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Trump lawyer Ty Cobb exits Russia inquiry

Ty Cobb will be replaced by an attorney who defended Bill Clinton from impeachment 20 years ago. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Donald Trump wrote own health letter, says physician Harold Bornstein

A 2015 note describing Donald Trump's "extraordinary" strength was "made up", says his former doctor. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea

In a hugely symbolic moment, North Korea's Kim Jong-un has crossed into South Korea for historic talks. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Diplomacy on the menu: How food can shape politics

Why what's on the table can determine what's on the agenda. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World News Full article...

The ups and downs of Trump and Macron

France's president visits his US counterpart this week, but their relationship hasn't always been steady. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Turkey’s anti-war protesters detained: ‘Everything is a crime’

Families of students detained in Turkey for protesting against military action in Afrin say they are being wrongly targeted. *Featured images and content are taken...

Singapore uncovers ‘high-tech’ exam cheating plot

The students snuck in mobile phones and wore skin-coloured earphones during their exams. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World...

Australian jailed for ‘despicable’ fake cancer scam

The woman accepted thousands of dollars from donors after falsely claiming to be terminally ill. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Trump threatens further $100bn in tariffs against China

It is an escalation of a tense trade stand-off that has unsettled global markets in recent weeks. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Martin Luther King Jr: US marks civil rights leader’s death

Events around the US commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights champion. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

US-China trade: Beijing condemns US tariffs list

Beijing "strongly condemns and firmly opposes" US plans to slap extra taxes on about 1,300 Chinese products. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

US immigration judges told to process 700 cases a year

Critics say requiring judges to clear 700 cases a year could undermine due process. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Brazil’s rising tide of young conservatives seeks change

With disenchantment growing over corruption scandals, some young Brazilians are embracing the right. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World...

Did American tourism to Russia increase in 2017?

Reality Check looks into claims about the health of the Russian tourism industry. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World...

Trump replaces National Security Adviser HR McMaster with John Bolton

Defence hawk John Bolton becomes National Security Adviser, in the latest change in the White House. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Water power: How one pump is helping an entire community

In Niger, the presence of clean water is helping to wash away some of a village's worries. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

The story behind Africa’s free trade dream

Africa is hoping to agree a free trade deal encompassing the whole continent - but can it be done? *Featured images and content are taken...

President Trump bans deals in Venezuela’s crypto-currency

He says the launch of the Petro crypto-currency is Venezuela's attempt to circumvent US sanctions. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

The elderly backpacker who’s inspiring China

A retired teacher who travels alone gets Chinese people talking about seizing freedom in old age. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

The trouble telling aid workers and jihadists apart

Why it is not always as easy as it should be to keep track of people entering war zones. *Featured images and content are taken...

Broadcom’s proposed Qualcomm bid blocked on security grounds

Broadcom's attempt to buy US rival Qualcomm "threatens to impair national security", the president decrees. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

North Korea used VX nerve agent to kill leader’s brother, says US

The US puts new sanctions on North Korea after ruling it used a chemical agent to kill Kim's half brother. *Featured images and content are...

Russia MP: ‘I don’t feel people up. Well, OK, just a little’

Farida Rustamova is the third journalist to accuse Duma deputy Leonid Slutsky of sexual harassment. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Australia and East Timor sign historic maritime border deal

The historic maritime treaty is an economic boon for East Timor, and ends a decade-long dispute. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Syria conflict: Eastern Ghouta ‘humanitarian pause’ begins

The daily respite, ordered by Syria's ally Russia, is to allow civilians to leave Eastern Ghouta. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Trump hails 'new American moment' in State of the Union

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CIA chief says China 'as big a threat to US' as Russia

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IS and how it continues to plague Iraq

It's more than a month since Iraq's prime minister declared victory in his country's fight against the militants of Islamic State.But in reality the...

Syria: Turkish ground troops enter Afrin enclave

Turkish ground troops have crossed into northern Syria as part of a major offensive to push out Kurdish militia, which Turkey regards as terrorists.The...

Amazon opens no-checkout supermarket

In a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries, Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts - human or self-service - to...

Turpin case: California couple deny torturing 'shackled siblings'

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Pope Francis arrives in crisis-hit Peru

Pope Francis has arrived in Peru on the final leg of a two-nation trip to South America.He was met at Lima airport by Peruvian...

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant.Ms Ardern said she and her partner, Clarke Gayford, were expecting their child...

'Shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight turns back to Australia

A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to divert to central Australia after a technical issue left the aircraft "shuddering", passengers say.Flight MH122 was travelling...

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

Beauty blogger Jackie Aina believes the cosmetic industry isn't doing enough for women of colour.The former make-up artist has more than one million YouTube...

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

Channel 9's promo for its Today show was copied, at moments, word for word from the BBC's promo video. *Featured images and content are taken...

US government shutdown: House backs funding bill and sends it to Senate

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to fund government operations until 16 February - the first move in efforts to avert a...

China's economy grows by 6.9% in 2017

China's economy grew by 6.9% in 2017 according to official data - the first year-on-year growth for seven years. The figure beats Beijing's...

Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52

A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the interior ministry has said.Five people managed to get out and were treated...

Cocaine found in fresh pineapples

Police in Portugal and Spain seize 754kg (1,660lbs) of drugs hidden inside a shipment of pineapples. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

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

Evelyn Hernandez, a Salvadorean teenager, was raped by a gang member and then jailed for 30 years for what her supporters say was a...

Why Turkey is poised to attack Syrian town

Turkey says it is getting ready to launch a massive assault on Kurdish forces inside Syria - potentially putting it in direct conflict with...

Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress has died, hospital says

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt has died from injuries she suffered in a car crash three weeks ago, an Australian hospital has confirmed.The...

Syria crisis: Why Turkey is poised to attack Kurdish enclave Afrin

Turkish television channels have been reporting from the Syrian border every top of the hour with pictures showing the deployment of troops, tanks and...