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'One million' Chinese officials punished for corruption

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 19:48
China's Communist Party punished more than one million officials for corruption, the government says ahead of a major party meeting.
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Renato Sanches: Bayern Munich midfielder beats Marcus Rashford to Golden Boy award

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 19:45
Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches beats Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford to the European Golden Boy award.
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Hundreds of Vietnam drug addicts flee rehabilitation centre

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 19:38
Police in southern Vietnam search for more than 200 drug addicts who broke out of a compulsory rehabilitation centre.
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Mosul Iraq offensive: Kurdish forces besiege key town of Bashiqa

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 19:32
Kurdish forces taking part in the offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State militants are besieging a key town to the north-east.
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Daniel Ricciardo and Gerard Butler's 'shoey' at US GP

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 19:02
Lewis Hamilton finished on top of the podium at the United States Grand Prix but Daniel Ricciardo's 'shoey' stunt was the centre of attention.
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EU presses Walloons over key Canada trade deal Ceta

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 18:06
The EU battles to rescue the Ceta trade deal with Canada after Belgium's Wallonia region rejected a Monday deadline.
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CO2 levels mark 'new era' in the world's changing climate

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 18:04
2016 is likely to be the first year in recorded history in which levels of CO2 in the atmosphere remain above the symbolically important threshold of 400 parts per million.
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Tom Hayden, famed anti-Vietnam war activist, dies aged 76

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 18:00
Tom Hayden, progressive activist and a prominent figure in the US anti-Vietnam war movement, dies after a lengthy illness.
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Haji Ali: Mumbai shrine tells court it will allow entry to women

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 17:34
The trust that runs Mumbai's famous Haji Ali mosque tells the Supreme Court that it will allow women into the shrine in a month's time.
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Somali pirates' hostages 'ate rats' to survive

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 16:51
A group of sailors freed after being held by Somali pirates for nearly five years ate rats to survive, one survivor tells the BBC.
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Banker pleads not guilty to HK murders

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 16:06
British banker Rurik Jutting, accused of murdering two Indonesian women in Hong Kong, pleads not guilty at the start of his trial.
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The real-world uses for virtual reality

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 16:02
VR is increasingly being used in real-world situations by schools, charities, hospitals and... kitchen retailers.
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Emotional return for 'forgotten' pirate hostages

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 15:58
A group of hostages held by Somali pirates for nearly five years has arrived in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The BBC's Tomi Oladipo was there.
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Bangladesh v England: Ben Stokes inspires 22-run win

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 15:41
England beat Bangladesh by 22 runs on the final morning of the first Test in Chittagong.
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Trump: I can win women's vote

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 12:49
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton appeal for women's votes as the US presidential race nears its final fortnight.
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US to examine AT&T deal to buy Time Warner

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 10:39
US lawmakers and both presidential candidates have raised questions about AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner for $85.4bn (£70bn).
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Thirteen die in California tour bus crash

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 10:08
Thirteen people are killed and more than 30 injured in southern California when a tour bus collides with a lorry, media reports say.
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Hoping to go home

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 09:13
After fleeing the fighting around Mosul, thousands of displaced people face cramped conditions living in camps.
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Venezuela opposition puts pressure on President Maduro

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 08:53
Venezuelan congressmen put President Nicolas Maduro under further pressure by voting on Sunday to put him on trial for violating democracy.
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Lithuania election: Farmers' party in shock triumph

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 08:39
A centrist agrarian party that was previously represented by a single parliamentarian has won a shock victory in Lithuanian elections.
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