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China coronavirus: Death toll rises as disease spreads

Fifteen more people have died from the virus in China, as the country celebrates Lunar New Year.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Turkey earthquake: At least 21 dead as buildings collapse

At least 21 people are killed with more trapped under collapsed buildings after the 6.8 quake.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Trump impeachment trial: What happened so far

As prosecution gives way to defence, we look back at what you might have missed and what to expect.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Iran raid left '34 US troops with traumatic brain injuries'

The Pentagon announcement comes after President Trump dismissed the injuries as "headaches".
Saturday January 25, 2020

Facebook and YouTube moderators sign PTSD disclosure

Content moderators review hundreds of disturbing images each day for social media sites.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Russian bedroom camera in aircon 'spied on activist'

Anastasia Shevchenko has been under house arrest for a year and has found a spy-camera in her flat.
Friday January 24, 2020

Man uses warm coffee to rescue kittens frozen to ground

An oil worker in Alberta, Canada, rescued the animals while inspecting wells.
Saturday January 25, 2020

German shooting: Man kills six of his family in small town

Police believe the attack at a restaurant in Rot am See was related to a family dispute.
Friday January 24, 2020

US Space Force logo looks like one from Star Trek

George Takei, star of the original 1960s Star Trek TV series, is jokingly demanding royalties.
Saturday January 25, 2020

French Christian charity says four employees missing in Baghdad

SOS Chrétiens d’Orient says three French nationals and one Iraqi have been missing since Monday.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Bodies of three children found in County Dublin

A woman has been taken to hospital and gardaí described the deaths in Newcastle as 'unexplained'.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Trump first president to attend anti-abortion rally

The president says he wants to defend unborn children, but critics accuse him of distraction tactics.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Why China’s LGBT hide their identities at Lunar New Year

Representation of China's LGBT community is improving but many still struggle during Lunar New Year.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Auschwitz: Searching for traces of my grandfather

Meijer Nieweg was murdered in August 1942. It has taken decades for details of his death to emerge.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Iraq after Soleimani: What is the future for US troops?

US forces face a backlash after the killing of a top Iranian commander, says Nafiseh Kohnavard.
Friday January 24, 2020

Still seeking answers a year after Brazil dam collapse

One year on from the dam collapse at Brazil's Corrego de Feijao mine, many are still seeking answers.
Saturday January 25, 2020

What does Trump actually believe on climate change?

He has called it all of these things: "mythical", "a hoax", not a hoax, and "a very serious subject".
Friday January 24, 2020

Avalanche survivors in Pakistan-administered Kashmir tell of horror

Journalist Sajid Mir trekked for hours to reach villagers cut off in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Chinese New Year: What you need to know

Here's what you need to know about one of the world's biggest celebrations
Friday January 24, 2020

Does country music recognise its roots?

We speak to the most famous African American country music singer about the lack of diversity in the genre.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Climate change: 'We're not perfect', says Marion Cotillard on Antarctica trip

Actor Marion Cotillard says even remote places like "pristine" Antarctica are being harmed by humans.
Friday January 24, 2020

Coronavirus: Virus fears trigger Shanghai face mask shortage

Customers queue outside a pharmacy in Shanghai to buy face masks in bid to avoid new coronavirus.
Thursday January 23, 2020

Coronavirus: British passenger 'wasn't sure' he could get out of Wuhan

British passenger describes the journey from the virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan after the spread of coronavirus.
Thursday January 23, 2020

Six maps and graphics to explain the outbreak

Six maps and graphics explaining how the respiratory virus has spread and how it is being dealt with.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Chinese diasporas on edge over coronavirus

Chinese overseas are concerned for their own health and that of their families back home.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Coronavirus: How can China build a hospital so quickly?

Wuhan is building a new hospital that will be finished within six days, according to China's state media.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Coronavirus: How worried should we be?

Hundreds of people people have been infected with a newly-discovered virus.
Saturday January 25, 2020

Coronavirus: What are viruses? And how do they spread?

Concerns are growing that the recently-detected coronavirus may spread. Dr Rosalind Eggo explains how that can happen.
Friday January 24, 2020

The battle over which flag to fly in America's Chinatowns

Chinatowns across the US are switching to the flag of mainland China, but not without protest.
Tuesday January 21, 2020

What happens when we're too old to be 'useful'?

Can we afford to pay pensions, given the huge demographic challenge of our ageing population?
Wednesday January 22, 2020

Ivory Coast is using plastic waste to build schools

The West African country has partnered with UNICEF to transform landfill waste into bricks for schools.
Thursday January 23, 2020

How Nigeria's cricket team 'shocked the world'

Nigeria's Under-19 side are World Cup debutants but cricket remains a minority sport at home.
Tuesday January 21, 2020

Should schools be allowed to ban slang words like 'peng'?

Research suggests that slang bans in schools may be more harmful than good.
Monday January 20, 2020