BBC News - World

BBC News - World



Michelle Obama opens up about Barack

Michelle Obama talks politics, family and the important role her mum played in their time at the White House.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 5:00 pm


Mid-terms 2018: Patience running thin at Florida recount

It's not the first time Florida hasn't been able to confirm a result more than a week on from voting.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 4:48 pm


Trump's attack on Macron lacked 'common decency', France says

The US president's derisive tweets came on the anniversary of the deadly Paris terror attacks.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 3:55 pm


National Guard troops help search for Camp Fire victims

California's deadliest ever blaze is just a third contained as the toll keeps ticking upwards.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 3:03 pm


Why did Irish MP show a thong in parliament?

Irish TD Ruth Coppinger brandished a lacy thong in parliament amid an outcry over a rape trial.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 1:44 pm


Jim Acosta: White House defends revoking CNN man's access

"No journalist has a First Amendment right to enter the White House," its legal memo reads.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 1:07 pm


Exoplanet discovered around neighbouring star

Astronomers have discovered a planet around one of the closest stars to our Sun.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 1:01 pm


Spanish police adopt and recruit German shepherd

Police in Granada saved the German shepherd on Monday, and are running a Twitter poll to name him.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 11:24 am


Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border

Some 400 people, including a number of LGBTQ migrants, went on ahead of the larger group.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 11:23 am


Israel Defence Minister Lieberman resigns over Gaza ceasefire

Avigdor Lieberman denounces the cabinet's decision to accept a ceasefire as "surrendering to terror".

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 11:21 am


Paraplegic athlete 'forced to urinate in bottle' on flight

The Australian athlete says flyDubai could not supply him with a wheelchair on a seven-hour flight.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 10:51 am


Italy budget: Rome rejects European Commission demands

Italy's cabinet sticks to its big-spending budget plan despite a threat of fines from Brussels.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 10:49 am


Colombia investigates death of key corruption case witness

A cyanide-laced drink has been found in the home of corruption whistleblower Jorge Enrique Pizano.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 10:37 am


Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' amid currency crisis

Currency trader Vahid Mazloumin and an associate were found guilty of "spreading corruption on earth".

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 10:25 am


Irish outcry over teenager's underwear used in rape trial

An Irish MP displays a thong in parliament after a defence lawyer criticises a teenager's underwear.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 10:04 am


'Conservation successes' bring hope for mountain gorilla

Mountain gorilla: Conservation efforts appear to be paying off for large, charismatic animals.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 8:12 am


US hotel in Japan refuses Cuba ambassador

The Hilton in Fukuoka says it was applying US sanctions but authorities say the move was illegal.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 8:12 am


Caravan migrants reach United States border

More than three hundred people are the first to arrive in Tijuana, Mexico, hoping to start new lives in the US.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 7:56 am


Valencia drops plan for ban on cremations for morbidly obese

The regional ministry of health changed course amid claims it would discriminate against the obese.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 7:21 am


Ancient Greek city Tenea found by archaeologists

The city was thought to have been founded by survivors of the Trojan War.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 6:38 am


Jacinda Ardern: 'It takes strength to be an empathetic leader'

New Zealand's PM Jacinda Ardern tells the BBC she wants to chart a different path.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 4:24 am


California wildfires survivor's tearful account of escape with son

Californian wildfires survivor Sorrell Bobrink fled her home in Paradise, California with her son.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 8:34 pm


Could these beautiful islands help stop killer diseases?

This living laboratory could hold the key to controlling malaria and other conditions.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 8:33 pm


Snowboarder Gasser makes history with jump

Austrian snowboarder Anna Gasser wows the watching media by becoming the first woman to ever land a cab triple underflip - which is three and a half full rotations.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 6:55 pm


Has a new racing ban in Florida doomed these dogs?

Florida has voted to ban greyhound racing, but adoption groups warn thousands of dogs could be euthanised.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 6:13 pm


'Not Disneyland': Dutch hit back at 'over-tourism'

Within the past few years Kinderdijk's windmills have become a tourist magnet, and residents are unhappy.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 5:20 pm


The search in Germany for the lost skull of Tanzania's Mangi Meli

Mnyaka Sururu Mboro is looking for the skull of a rebel Tanzanian chief who was executed by German colonisers.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 5:17 pm


What's the best way to escape from a wildfire?

Fires have claimed dozens of lives in California. What's the best way to escape such deadly blazes?

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 4:08 pm


Russia minefield found by major road

A Russian wartime minefield has been found alongside a major highway.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 2:11 pm


Danish warship found in ten-year quest

An 18th century Danish warship has been found after a decade-long search.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 8:03 am


Dutch millers protest at mass tourism

Dutch windmill owners ask tourists to limit their numbers.

Posted on 12 November 2018 | 7:33 am