You are here

Subscribe to BBC World News feed BBC World News
BBC News - Home
Updated: 23 min 18 sec ago

Counting the cost of the tampon tax

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:16am
What have you spent on tampons in your life, and how much of that goes to the government?

The female tech bosses who want zebras not unicorns

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:16am
A new movement calls for tech investors to back more start-ups led by women and people from ethnic minorities.

Sparklers and snow in Maine

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:15am
Cig Harvey photographs the poetic everyday life of an American family.

'Sexist' inclusive writing row riles France

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:10am
The government steps into a growing row over gender equality in the French language.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: How Afoty nominee helped put Gabon on the map

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:08am
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a family man following in his father's footsteps to boost his country's global profile.

Married for a price: India's abandoned 'holiday wives'

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:01am
The story of a woman who was married off to a rich visitor for a few hundred dollars, aged 13.

The Papers: Budget giveaways and gloom

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 11:55pm
Housing measures and growth forecasts attract the most headlines after the chancellor's speech.

How we are losing the night

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 11:05pm
Satellite images show that artificially-lit areas are expanding around the world.

FC Basel 1-0 Manchester United

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 10:21pm
Manchester United miss the chance to book their place in the Champions League last 16 as Basel score an 89th-minute winner.

Paris St-Germain 7-1 Celtic

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 10:18pm
Celtic open the scoring in France but are then overwhelmed by Paris St-Germain, who register their biggest Champions League win.

Kezia Dugdale enters I'm a Celebrity jungle camp

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 9:58pm
Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale is introduced as a late-entry campmate on the reality TV show.

Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker bout 'won't happen at 35%', says Eddie Hearn

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 9:45pm
Anthony Joshua "would love to fight" Joseph Parker but Eddie Hearn says the New Zealander will not receive 35% of the revenue.

MS-13 gang 'behead man' in US capital

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 9:40pm
One man has been arrested and charged over the gruesome gang killing.

Grenfell Tower: Extra £28m to help fire recovery

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 8:07pm
The funding will go towards mental health services and regeneration in the area, the Chancellor says.

Flea market photo shows 'Billy the Kid and man who shot him'

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 8:04pm
The photo purports to show the western outlaw seated beside his future killer, experts say.

Zimbabwe: Mysteries remain about Mugabe's downfall

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 7:38pm
After a dramatic week in Zimbabwe, questions remain unanswered about Robert Mugabe's downfall.

FK Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 7:18pm
Willian scores twice as Chelsea progress to the last 16 of the Champions League with a comfortable victory against 10-man Qarabag.

Man urged to kill self by 'suicide advocate', court hears

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 7:13pm
Matthew Birkinshaw was encouraged to end his own life by Natasha Gordon, a court hears.

Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 7:00pm
Much of the world is "losing the night" as artificial light becomes brighter and more widespread, say scientists.

When stars' social posts come back to haunt them

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 6:30pm
Jack Maynard and Stormzy are the latest celebrities to be criticised for old offensive tweets.