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Ren Zhengfei says US government 'underestimates' Huawei

A dispute over Huawei has escalated with implications for the firm, the tech sector and consumers.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 70

The three-time world champion is famous for a remarkable recovery from a near-fatal crash.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Climate change: Global sea level rise could be bigger than expected

Researchers say sea levels may rise by 2m by the end of this century, double current predictions.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Don McGahn: White House directs former lawyer not to testify

A White House letter says President Donald Trump has directed Don McGahn not to appear on Tuesday.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Sierra Leone: What is life like for the prostitutes of Freetown?

Two prostitutes who work on the streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone, tell their stories.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Hungary depriving asylum seekers of food - Council of Europe

The Council of Europe's Rights Commissioner accuses Hungary of a series of human rights violations.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Catalan jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

In an extraordinary move Spain lets jailed Catalan politicians sit in the Madrid parliament.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Austrian political crisis prompts no-confidence vote

Austria's chancellor faces a vote on Monday after a secret video emerged of his coalition partner.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Arthur: Alabama Public Television bans gay wedding episode

Alabama Public Television refuses to air a cartoon that features two male rats getting married.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Sherpa climbs Everest twice in a week, setting record 24 ascents

Kami Rita Sherpa broke his own record, climbing the mountain for the second time in one week.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Vibrator prize for Spanish squash champion spurs sexism debate

Women players say prizes in the Asturias competition highlight problems of sexism in sport.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Aretha Franklin: Three handwritten wills discovered in singer's home

The handwritten wills have been found at the Queen of Soul's Detroit home, a lawyer reveals.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

India election 2019: Echoes of Trump in Modi's border politics

Narendra Modi and Donald Trump have used anti-immigration rhetoric to divide voters on national identity.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Why Israel eyes the EU with distrust

Despite Israelis' love of Eurovision, many view Europe with distrust, says James Landale.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Niki Lauda obituary: 'A remarkable life lived in Technicolor'

A three-time Formula 1 world champion and non-executive chairman of the Mercedes team, Niki Lauda was one of the biggest names in motorsport.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Are barcodes the way to protect dementia patients?

How technology and community support is keeping people with dementia in Japan safe.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Miami Beach: The hedonistic spirit of the early 90s

Photographer Barry Lewis discovered the colourful world of Miami Beach and documented its rejuvenation.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

India election 2019: The looming water crisis politicians ignore

Political parties in India promise water for everyone - but that could be a tough challenge
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Five things to know about F1's Niki Lauda

The legendary Austrian, who was one of the best-known figures in motor racing, has died aged 70.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Morehouse College student: 'I want to change the world'

Dwytt Lewis is one of the 400 Morehouse College graduates whose debt is being wiped by a US billionaire.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Swansea lifeguard's plan to stop Bangladeshi drownings

Swansea-based RNLI lifeguard Darren Williams is on a mission to prevent children drowning in Bangladesh.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the environment

Colombian farmers are piloting a way of raising cows that's better for the environment.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Lake Malawi: The man saving baby fish from mosquito nets

Force Ngwira is fighting the use of mosquito nets for fishing, which depletes stocks in Lake Malawi.
Monday May 20, 2019

The Glyndebourne opera singer who started by chance

Chorus singer Darwin Prakash never intended to sing professionally until a chance meeting five years ago.
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Cambodia re-enacts Khmer Rouge killings - in pictures

Actors pretend to slit throats on 20 May, an official holiday known as the "Day of Anger".
Monday May 20, 2019

Game of Thrones finale gets mixed response

No plot spoilers - but fans and critics have been weighing in on the finale of season eight.
Monday May 20, 2019

Chiari malformation: ‘I went from travel-obsessed to bedridden'

Hailey wanted to travel the world as a doctor, until a mystery condition left her shaking uncontrollably.
Monday May 20, 2019

Martin Tower, former Bethlehem Steel headquarters, demolished

The 21-storey Martin Tower, former headquarters of a US steel company, is demolished in Pennsylvania.
Monday May 20, 2019

The tycoon who just paid off 400 students' debt

Who is the US philanthropist who paid off 400 students’ loans in a graduation speech this weekend?
Monday May 20, 2019