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Bolivia crisis: Evo Morales accepts political asylum in Mexico
Evo Morales, who resigned as president on Sunday, announces his departure as unrest continues.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 04:23:50 GMT)

Hillary Clinton: 'Shameful' not to publish Russia report
A report on alleged Russian interference in the UK should come out, says the former US presidential candidate.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 01:25:18 GMT)

Jimmy Carter in hospital for brain procedure
The US ex-president, 95, is said to be resting comfortably ahead of the procedure at an Atlanta clinic.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:11:06 GMT)

'OK boomer': Abigail Disney tells those offended to 'sit down'
Abigail Disney hits out at fellow baby boomers offended by the phrase, saying they should "sit down".
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:55:14 GMT)

Australia bushfires: New South Wales braces for 'catastrophic' day
The nation's heavily populated east coast is being warned of an "unprecedented" threat as blazes rage.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 04:48:12 GMT)

Poland reacts angrily to Netflix Nazi death camp documentary
The prime minister asks Netflix to make changes to a map shown in The Devil Next Door.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:41:54 GMT)

The 'indestructible' robots which do backflips
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology released a video of nine four-legged robots hopping around the campus.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 23:03:13 GMT)

Hong Kong protests: Schools and universities shut amid safety fears
The territory braces for another day of chaos and protests after Monday's spike in violence.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 04:39:42 GMT)

Australia bushfires: 'We owe you milk' say firefighters who saved man's house
They saved a New South Wales home - then apologised to the owner for taking his milk.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:00:31 GMT)

Theatre performers 'stabbed during show' in Saudi capital Riyadh
A man wielding a knife attacked the performers during a live show in the Saudi capital, reports say.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:32:31 GMT)

Neil Young says US citizenship 'delayed over marijuana'
The Canadian singer, who lives in California, says he has been told to prove "moral character".
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 17:53:31 GMT)

James Le Mesurier, White Helmets co-founder, discovered dead in Turkey
The body of ex-British Army officer James Le Mesurier is found near his office in Istanbul.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:20:20 GMT)

Russian historian found with body parts accused of murder
Napoleon expert Oleg Sokolov admits in court he shot his girlfriend in his St Petersburg flat.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:50:20 GMT)

Rohingya crisis: The Gambia accuses Myanmar of genocide at top UN court
The west African nation accuses Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority at top UN court.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:06:07 GMT)

Philippine drug war: Do we know how many have died?
With a new person taking over anti-drug operations, what's been the extent of the killings in the Philippines?
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 02:58:30 GMT)

Robert Enke: Remembering former Germany and Hannover goalkeeper, 10 years on
Robert Enke was Germany's goalkeeper, set to play in the next summer's World Cup. On 10 November 2009, he took his own life.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:04:39 GMT)

Sweden's 100 explosions this year: What's going on?
Swedish police are dealing with unprecedented levels of attacks, in city centres and suburbs.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 01:10:28 GMT)

The company decoding African DNA to help fight diseases
Nigeria-based 54gene wants to help scientists to better diagnose and treat illnesses affecting black Africans.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 01:27:29 GMT)

Why being kind could help you live longer
A new institute has been set up to study kindness - as an antidote to an increasingly polarised world.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:24:24 GMT)

Spanish elections: How the far-right Vox party found its footing
Santiago Abascal's party has become the third force in parliament, gaining 52 seats in the election.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:41:14 GMT)

Hoodie gets Quebec politician thrown out of legislature
A Quebec politician was pushed out of the provincial legislature because she wore a hoodie.
(Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:25:52 GMT)

Mexico ambush: How a US Mormon family ended up dead
Nine people, all American citizens, were killed by gunmen in an ambush this week.
(Fri, 08 Nov 2019 23:20:31 GMT)

Pakistan pollution: Teens fight to save Lahore from toxic air
Three students launch a bid to tackle Pakistan's government head-on in the fight against pollution.
(Sun, 10 Nov 2019 01:01:54 GMT)

Five things everyone with a vagina should know
Pubic hair is there for a reason, and other top tips from the woman known as Twitter's resident gynaecologist.
(Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:59:34 GMT)

North Carolina 'Can Opener' bridge raised
The "Can Opener" bridge in North Carolina gained notoriety after lorries struggled to fit under.
(Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:03:35 GMT)

Sesame Street at 50: Five defining moments
From puppets in Congress to play-based learning in war zones, here are some of the biggest milestones.
(Sun, 10 Nov 2019 00:41:17 GMT)

'I was detained for speaking Spanish in the US'
Ana Suda and a friend were stopped by police in Montana for speaking the language.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 01:35:41 GMT)

Paris tour shows how black people helped to shape France
Resistance fighters and anti-colonial writers - a Paris tour celebrates an alternative French history.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:34:20 GMT)

PMC Bank: Indian customers protest after fraud investigation launched
Nearly a million Indians are left without full access to their bank accounts as police investigate alleged fraud.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:28:05 GMT)

What US coal country makes of Trump impeachment
The view from Americans celebrating Veterans Day in West Virginia, which backed Trump in 2016.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 02:03:07 GMT)

Clinton: 'Every UK voter deserves to see Russia report'
Hillary Clinton says she's "dumbfounded" that a report on Russian influence in the UK has not been released.
(Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:05:16 GMT)

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