bbc

Syndicate content BBC News - Home
BBC News - Home
Updated: 6 hours 25 min ago

Political Tinder

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:21
Will smartphone apps encourage more young people to go to the polls?
Categories: News Headlines

Lake Como, Italy, the latest migrant frontline

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:16
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping rough on Lake Como in Italy after the Swiss authorities tightened restrictions on border crossings.
Categories: News Headlines

'Curfew schools'

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:12
Makeshift schools have been set up in mosques and homes in Indian-administered Kashmir for children whose education is affected due to the ongoing unrest.
Categories: News Headlines

Crying wolf?

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:10
Artist Johannes Stoetter uses body paint to create remarkably lifelike illusions of animal.
Categories: News Headlines

Ryan Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:09
Four sponsors have now dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren.
Categories: News Headlines

Mosques in spotlight

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:08
The French government is pushing for greater scrutiny of Islam in France, after atrocities by jihadists, but Muslims fear the state wants to control their faith.
Categories: News Headlines

Michael Phelps v Africa

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:06
The BBC's Piers Edwards picks out 10 moments we will not forget from what has been a memorable Olympics for Africa.
Categories: News Headlines

South Africa local elections: ANC loses power in Johannesburg for first time

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 07:32
South Africa's governing ANC party loses control of the country's largest city and economic centre, Johannesburg.
Categories: News Headlines

Rio Paralympics: Russia set to hear on Paralympics ban decision

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 07:23
Russia will discover on Tuesday whether it will be allowed to compete at next month's Paralympic Games in Rio.
Categories: News Headlines

Why? Agony over Turkey's wedding bomb

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 06:50
Turkey is reeling from a suicide bombing which targeted a wedding party close to the border with Syria on Saturday killing 54 people, 22 of whom were children.
Categories: News Headlines

Generation gap

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 06:14
Lupe immigrated from Mexico 25 years ago to make a better life for her children. Was it worth it?
Categories: News Headlines

Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB's record breakers to fly home for Tuesday

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 06:10
Great Britain's record-breaking Olympics team will fly in luxury as they return from Rio on Tuesday morning.
Categories: News Headlines

Hugh Schofield: Why 'bling' might block Sarkozy's return

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 06:05
Former French head of state Nicolas Sarkozy confirms that he will seek to run again in next year's presidential election. What obstacles does he face?
Categories: News Headlines

US election: Questions over Trump deportation plan

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 05:51
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump signals a possible revision to his immigration policy, which includes the deportation of 11m people.
Categories: News Headlines

Wind blows US boaters into Canada

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 05:14
More than a thousand Americans accidentally "invade" international borders after high winds carried their rafts and boats into Canada.
Categories: News Headlines

Life as an obstetrician in a war zone

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 04:52
In a video diary for the BBC, an Aleppo obstetrician performs an emergency caesarean section during one of the city's many power blackouts.
Categories: News Headlines

Turkey Kurdish wedding bomber 'may not have been child'

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 03:53
Turkey backtracks on an earlier statement which identified a suicide bomber who attacked a Kurdish wedding killing 54 people as a child.
Categories: News Headlines

BBC finds lone child migrants on Italy's streets

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 03:49
Around 15,000 unaccompanied minors have arrived in Italy this year alone, double the number from last year. Chris Buckler reports from the port of Catania in Sicily.
Categories: News Headlines

Android 7.0 Nougat released by Google

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 02:59
Google rolls out a new version of Android that allows mobile devices to run two apps simultaneously on the same screen.
Categories: News Headlines

Iraqi police apprehend boy in explosive vest

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 02:44
An Iraqi TV station has aired footage showing a police officer removing an explosive vest from boy, reportedly in Kirkuk on Sunday.
Categories: News Headlines