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WHO seeks to allay Zika Olympics fears
The World Health Organization plays down concerns that the Rio Olympics will spread the Zika virus, amid calls for the Games to be postponed.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 14:17:37 GMT)

Clashes at Trump San Diego rally
Skirmishes flare between supporters and opponents of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as he visits the city of San Diego in California.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 13:54:05 GMT)

WW2 plane crashes into New York river
A World War Two vintage aircraft crashes into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, reportedly killing the pilot.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 06:38:16 GMT)

Depp ordered to stay away from wife
A US judge orders actor Johnny Depp to stay away from his estranged wife, actress Amber Heard, after an alleged assault.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 05:02:27 GMT)

IS 'attacks rebel-held Syria town'
Heavy fighting is reported in northern Syria as so-called Islamic State tries to capture the key rebel-held town of Marea.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 11:48:06 GMT)

Ex-Argentine junta leader jailed
Former Argentine junta leader Reynaldo Bignone is sentenced to 20 years in prison over Operation Condor killing of left-wing activists.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 06:34:45 GMT)

US curfew on Okinawa after death
The US military base on Japan's island of Okinawa imposes a curfew after the arrest of an ex-Marine suspected of killing a woman.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 10:07:35 GMT)

Crisis talks over Brazil 'mass rape'
Brazil's interim President Michel Temer calls an emergency meeting of security officials after video of a gang rape of a teenage girl causes outrage.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 08:36:26 GMT)

Rival Australian groups clash on race
Australian police use pepper spray to break up clashes between two rival groups battling over race and immigration in Melbourne.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 12:33:40 GMT)

Putin visits all-male Orthodox enclave
Russian President Vladimir Putin is joining celebrations to mark 1,000 years of Russian monks at the monastic enclave of Mount Athos in Greece.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 14:11:59 GMT)

Kim Jong-un aunt 'lives American Dream'
An aunt of North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un is running a dry-cleaning business in the US after defecting in 1998, the Washington Post reports.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 11:38:01 GMT)

Dr Heimlich saves choking woman
The 96-year-old man behind the Heimlich manoeuvre has used the technique to save a woman choking at his retirement home.
(Fri, 27 May 2016 21:37:13 GMT)

VIDEO: Protests over Brazil's 'culture of rape'
Brazil's interim president calls an emergency meeting of state security ministers after a sex attack on a teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro prompted widespread anger.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 07:57:56 GMT)

VIDEO: The religious sites closed to women
BBC News takes a look at sacred sites around the world where women are banned.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 09:51:03 GMT)

VIDEO: Russia will 'respond if we see rockets'
Russia's President Vladimir Putin has said Russia might be forced to respond to US moves in Europe.
(Fri, 27 May 2016 22:40:10 GMT)

VIDEO: Onboard camera captures rocket landing
An onboard camera has captured the successful landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, returning from space after launching an Asian communications satellite.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 09:53:37 GMT)

VIDEO: Call for Olympic Games move over Zika
The World Health Organization has dismissed calls for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved because of the Zika outbreak in Brazil.
(Sat, 28 May 2016 07:25:53 GMT)

VIDEO: Migrant crisis: 'I saw my friend drowning'
One of the survivors of a Mediterranean migrant capsize caught on film has told the BBC that he thought he was going to die.
(Fri, 27 May 2016 12:27:38 GMT)

VIDEO: Dr Heimlich saves choking woman
Dr Henry Heimlich has used the Heimlich manoeuvre to save a choking woman at his retirement home.
(Fri, 27 May 2016 20:45:43 GMT)

VIDEO: Transgender toilet row tension in Texas
Eleven states are suing the Obama administration over policies about which bathrooms transgender students should use in schools.
(Fri, 27 May 2016 16:09:26 GMT)

The Unabomber and the Norwegian mass murderer
How the Unabomber and his Nordic fan want you to listen
(Fri, 27 May 2016 23:28:08 GMT)

What animals can swim up your toilet?
What animals can swim up your toilet?
(Fri, 27 May 2016 23:34:47 GMT)

Verdun: France's sacred symbol of healing
France's sacred symbol of healing
(Sat, 28 May 2016 00:03:51 GMT)

Key Chavez supporter decries Venezuela 'anarchy'
Chavez ally describes disillusion with Venezuelan government
(Sat, 28 May 2016 07:21:37 GMT)

The jailed rapist looking for love online
Should violent prisoners be allowed to look for love online?
(Fri, 27 May 2016 23:39:17 GMT)

The most Canadian band in the world
Are Tragically Hip the most Canadian band in the world?
(Fri, 27 May 2016 23:00:03 GMT)

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