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Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm batters Australia
Major damage, torrential rain and power cuts - but the full devastation is not yet known.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:30:37 GMT)

Kathrada: South Africa's anti-apartheid veteran dies aged 87
Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for his activism, was a close associate of Nelson Mandela.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:22:00 GMT)

New York's Fearless Girl statue to stay on till March 2018
The popular work, which aims to draw attention to gender inequality, will now stay in New York till 2018.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:27:38 GMT)

Jared Kushner to be questioned over alleged Trump-Russia ties
The president's aide, Jared Kushner, offered to speak to the Senate committee, says the White House.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:31:50 GMT)

US parents sue to call baby girl Allah
State officials have refused to issue the 22-month old with a birth certificate.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:13:35 GMT)

Scale of Mosul civilian deaths alarms Amnesty International
The US-led coalition is criticised in a report on civilian deaths in the battle for the Iraqi city.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:30:01 GMT)

Mexico governor says Chihuahua too weak to fight cartels
A Mexico governor says his police need federal help, days after a journalist was shot dead in her car.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:19:35 GMT)

'Bond King' Bill Gross settles Pimco feud for $81m
Star bond trader ends "family disagreement" with his former firm in $81m (£65m) settlement.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:01:31 GMT)

South Korea Sewol ferry disaster: Human remains found
Officials say bones have been found, as the relatives of nine missing victims hold a memorial service.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:40:09 GMT)

World nuclear ban 'not realistic', says US ambassador to UN
US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, says nearly 40 countries would skip talks on the subject.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:30:45 GMT)

UN experts call for release of UAE activist Ahmed Mansoor
The experts consider Ahmed Mansour's detention a "direct attack" on the work human rights defenders.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:40:48 GMT)

New Jersey couple sues to raze house over creepy letters
The couple say they are being threatened by anonymous letters from a stalker called "The Watcher".
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:39:54 GMT)

Cyclone Debbie: Footage shows 'monster' storm hit Queensland
A powerful cyclone carrying winds of up to 263km/h (163 mph) has reached the coast of Queensland, Australia.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:48:29 GMT)

Cyclone Debbie: Town of Ayr in Queensland 'in lock-down'
The BBC's Hywel Griffith is in the town of Ayr, which is in lock-down as Cyclone Debbie nears.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:59:49 GMT)

Fighting sexual harassment on India's streets
Meet the "anti-Romeo squads" patrolling the streets of India's Uttar Pradesh.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:33:29 GMT)

Street art events promote Yemen peace
Murad Subay from Yemen and British artist Lisa-Marie Gibbs held simultaneous street art events in Yemen and the UK.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:44:07 GMT)

Why are people paying $6 for a bag of human waste?
How a project in Haiti is turning human waste into fertiliser
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:59:28 GMT)

Exhausted runner helped to finish line in US race
Other participants in the Philadelphia Love Run gave her a helping hand - or two.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:37:23 GMT)

Islamic State battle: Mosul residents face impossible choice
Jeremy Bowen reports on the Iraqis caught in the battle to reclaim from western Mosul from so-called IS.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:58:53 GMT)

Woman saved by 'wonder dog' in South Australia
A woman who fell down a cliff in South Australia is rescued after the family dog runs for help.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:38:44 GMT)

Solid gold coin worth $4m stolen from Berlin museum
The "big maple leaf" coin, which shows Queen Elizabeth II, weighs 100kg and is made of pure gold.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:00:01 GMT)

Turkmen Asian Games mascot gets makeover
Turkmenistan relaunches cheerier Asian Games canine mascot.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:45:18 GMT)

New Zealand minister challenged to fight over dirty water
Environment minister challenged by a conservationist angry at new water quality policy.
(Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:48:39 GMT)

Swedish hotel chain offers 'divorce refunds'
Couples who divorce after staying at the hotel chain will be reimbursed for their stay.
(Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:11:50 GMT)

'Showing off my scars'
US beauty queen Victoria Graham has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) but isn't afraid to show her scars.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:39:38 GMT)

A mother's nightmare
Victoria Vigo woke from an emergency caesarean to find she had been sterilised - without her consent. Now she is demanding justice.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:01:03 GMT)

'YouTube generation'
Russia's government is wrong-footed by protesters, many of them young, and an anti-corruption blogger.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:59:05 GMT)

The Secretary of State's talk of "interim zones of stability" leaves reporters scratching their heads.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:27:08 GMT)

Top of the class
An area infamous for its high crime rate is now being associated with academic excellence.
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:03:11 GMT)

Freedom Caucus
Three dozen men stopped President Trump's health bill. Who are they, and what power do they have?
(Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:08:58 GMT)

Stretching the rules
A row over leggings being worn on flights is just the tip of the iceberg in yoga-pant controversies.
(Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:40:52 GMT)

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