Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks

Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks

Michael Cohen took at least $400,000 to arrange a meeting between Ukraine leader and Trump, sources tell BBC.

US warns staff in China: Beware of unusual sounds

US warns staff in China: Beware of unusual sounds

A US diplomatic employee suffers a brain injury after experiencing abnormal "sounds and pressure".

NFL clubs to be fined if players kneel

NFL clubs to be fined if players kneel

Players who do not stand for the anthem will be allowed to stay in the locker room until it is over.

Trump-Kim summit 'depends on Kim' - Mike Pompeo

Trump-Kim summit 'depends on Kim' - Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says a bad deal with the secretive state is not an option.

New York parents win legal battle to evict son, 30

New York parents win legal battle to evict son, 30

Michael Rotondo has defied several eviction notices from his parents, who told him to get a job.

Olof Palme murder: Swedish police explore 'new lead' in unsolved case

Olof Palme murder: Swedish police explore 'new lead' in unsolved case

Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was shot dead in Stockholm in 1986 and the case remains unsolved.

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: Patients 'taken to church'

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: Patients 'taken to church'

Two of the three patients who were taken from the treatment centre for prayers have died.

Steam store school-shooting game 'appalling'

Steam store school-shooting game 'appalling'

An anti-gun violence charity calls for a school-shooting video game to be dropped from Steam.

Saudi Arabia widens crackdown on women's rights activists

Saudi Arabia widens crackdown on women's rights activists

Eleven people are now being held, activists say, just weeks before a ban on women driving is lifted.

German firm apologises for 'racist' post linked to Meghan Markle

German firm apologises for 'racist' post linked to Meghan Markle

An image of a chocolate sweet in a bridal dress asked: "Wouldn't you also want to be Meghan today?"

FBI admits over-counting locked iPhones and other mobiles

FBI admits over-counting locked iPhones and other mobiles

The use of numerous databases resulted in individual iPhones being erroneously counted multiple times.

Sony says PlayStation 4 is in 'final phase' of its life cycle

Sony says PlayStation 4 is in 'final phase' of its life cycle

The announcement is being seen as a sign that a new, more powerful console is on the way.

How drones could help save lives at sea

How drones could help save lives at sea

The RNLI and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency trial uses drones to spot humans in distress.

Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation

Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation

Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: What questions will be answered?

Grenfell Tower inquiry: What questions will be answered?

An inquiry has begun into the huge London tower block fire on 14 June 2017 that killed 72 people.

This is why those lynx are shrieking

This is why those lynx are shrieking

A pair of Canada lynx have been caught on camera "screaming" at each other.

Bodycam shows moment police arrived at Trump resort shooting

Bodycam shows moment police arrived at Trump resort shooting

Video shows officers arriving on the scene at Donald Trump's Miami golf resort on Friday.

'I want to be like Mo Salah'

'I want to be like Mo Salah'

Aspiring footballers in Mo Salah's hometown are taking inspiration from the Liverpool FC ace.

Korea: Hoping for peace at a fake DMZ

Korea: Hoping for peace at a fake DMZ

A replica of the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea is drawing tourists.

Paraguay tribe joins search for missing Austrian tourist

Paraguay tribe joins search for missing Austrian tourist

Wilhelm Wabnegg went missing on 2 May in the dense forests of a national park in northern Paraguay.

R Kelly: Too late to stop my influence

R Kelly: Too late to stop my influence

The embattled R&B star says it is "too late" for campaigners to erase him from musical history.

Iran pushes app with 'Death to America' emoji

Iran pushes app with 'Death to America' emoji

Tehran wants 50m users of the Telegram messaging service to switch to its own version.

Chinese university hosts 'grenade-throwing' contest

Chinese university hosts 'grenade-throwing' contest

A Chinese university wants students to throw grenades and remember their history.

Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguise

Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguise

Bishkek's first citizen says he wears a fake beard so that he can see the city's problems first-hand.

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