Trump defends Saudi Arabia ties despite Khashoggi murder

Trump defends Saudi Arabia ties despite Khashoggi murder

The president points to Saudi investments in the US amid anger over writer Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

Kabul suicide bomber kills dozens at gathering of clerics

Kabul suicide bomber kills dozens at gathering of clerics

The suicide bomb attack kills 43 and wounds 83, as scholars marked the Prophet Muhammad's birthday.

Huge waterspout hits Italy's south-western city

Huge waterspout hits Italy's south-western city

Eyewitnesses say the whirling column of air and water lifted containers in Salerno's port area.

UN environment chief Erik Solheim quits amid expenses row

UN environment chief Erik Solheim quits amid expenses row

The official was criticised for risking the UN's reputation by extensive use of expensive travel.

Chicago lift fall: Six survive 875 North Michigan Avenue drama

Chicago lift fall: Six survive 875 North Michigan Avenue drama

Trapped in a falling Chicago lift, they thought they were going to die as they plummeted 84 floors.

Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman killed

Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman killed

The attack on medical staff and police officers "tears at the soul of our city", said Chicago's mayor.

Rome to bulldoze luxury mafia villas

Rome to bulldoze luxury mafia villas

The interior minister and Rome's mayor watched 600 police evict mafia families from villas.

Dead sperm whale found in Indonesia had ingested '6kg of plastic'

Dead sperm whale found in Indonesia had ingested '6kg of plastic'

The dead sperm whale, which washed ashore in Indonesia, had ingested nearly 6kg of plastic waste.

India's man sentenced over anti-Sikh riots in 1984

India's man sentenced over anti-Sikh riots in 1984

Nearly 3,000 died across India in violence sparked by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination.

Ivanka Trump used personal email for White House business

Ivanka Trump used personal email for White House business

President Donald Trump's daughter used her own account to send hundreds of messages to officials.

Airbnb: Israeli uproar as firm bars West Bank settlements

Airbnb: Israeli uproar as firm bars West Bank settlements

Israel says the firm's move to end lettings in settlements in the occupied West Bank is "shameful".

Tekashi 6ix9ine facing possible life term

Tekashi 6ix9ine facing possible life term

New charges relating to his involvement with a violent gang could land him in jail for 32 years.

Yemen: Where children rummage through rubbish for food

Yemen: Where children rummage through rubbish for food

After nearly four years of war in Yemen, Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led military coalition appeared to agree to pause fighting. But it wasn’t to last.

How the media became obsessed with gates

How the media became obsessed with gates

Journalists love to put a "gate" suffix behind scandals, but where did the habit come from?

Gillard shocked by 'vile' abuse

Gillard shocked by 'vile' abuse

Australia's first female PM Julia Gillard tells BBC 100 Women she was taken aback by insults.

Police line streets to honour fallen Chicago officer

Police line streets to honour fallen Chicago officer

A doctor, a pharmacist and a police officer were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago.

Chicago hospital shooting: 'I was in the gunfire and had to duck'

Chicago hospital shooting: 'I was in the gunfire and had to duck'

Witnesses describe how they reacted after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago.

Transgender in India: 'This is how we survive'

Transgender in India: 'This is how we survive'

Transgender people in India were granted legal status in 2014 but many face discrimination and struggle to find work.

Huge waves hit Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands

Huge waves hit Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands

Footage shows the 20ft (6m) waves battering Tenerife, with homes hotels, and restaurants affected.

Singapore otters photobomb UK couple's marriage proposal

Singapore otters photobomb UK couple's marriage proposal

The urban celebrities were otterly oblivious to the fact they were crashing a romantic moment.

Elon Musk renames his BFR spacecraft Starship

Elon Musk renames his BFR spacecraft Starship

The entrepreneur would not reveal why he had renamed the craft, which has still not yet been built.

China hospital sets up hotel for ICU patient relatives

China hospital sets up hotel for ICU patient relatives

Family members of critical care patients can stay for free outside visiting hours.

Iceland lists most eligible rams

Iceland lists most eligible rams

The annual catalogue of best breeding rams is "eagerly anticipated" by Icelandic sheep farmers.

Police dance delights Russian viewers

Police dance delights Russian viewers

A Siberian police dance routine has captivated Russian viewers.

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