BBC News

Syndicate content BBC News - World
BBC News - World
Updated: 27 min 38 sec ago

Balancing the books

October 22, 2017 - 7:02pm
The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.
Categories: News

More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'

October 22, 2017 - 7:01pm
The eight-year study finds infant sea creatures will be especially harmed by more acidic oceans.
Categories: News

Thousands march in Berlin against far-right party

October 22, 2017 - 6:08pm
Berlin sees protests against the far-right Alternative For Germany days before they enter parliament.
Categories: News

Shinzo Abe wins resounding victory in Japan, exit polls say

October 22, 2017 - 4:42pm
The prime minister has kept his "super-majority" and says he will deal firmly with North Korea
Categories: News

Macron's dog Nemo filmed peeing on Elysée fireplace

October 22, 2017 - 3:18pm
French TV was filming the president chatting with junior ministers when Nemo stole the scene.
Categories: News

Iraq's Shia militia 'must go home', says Tillerson

October 22, 2017 - 2:38pm
The US secretary of state was speaking on a visit to Saudi partly aimed at curbing Iran's influence.
Categories: News

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Thousands demand justice in Malta

October 22, 2017 - 2:05pm
But politicians named in the investigations of murdered blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia stay away.
Categories: News

Scot jailed in Dubai for hip touch

October 22, 2017 - 12:20pm
Businessman Jamie Harron was arrested after touching a man's hip in a Dubai bar.
Categories: News

Delicate task

October 22, 2017 - 11:19am
The prime minister has meandered through previous crises but that won't work now, says Tom Burridge.
Categories: News

British woman reported dead in boat accident in France

October 22, 2017 - 10:45am
Four others were injured when the boat hit a warning beacon, throwing the woman into the Rhone.
Categories: News

Raqqa: US coalition 'wiped city off Earth', Russia says

October 22, 2017 - 10:31am
Moscow accuses the West of sending aid to the Syrian city to cover up evidence of crimes.
Categories: News

Spain Catalonia: Foreign minister denies 'coup' by Madrid

October 22, 2017 - 10:01am
The foreign minister tells the BBC the government is only acting in line with the constitution.
Categories: News

WHO cancels Robert Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

October 22, 2017 - 9:51am
The appointment of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe prompted a global outcry and wide-ranging condemnation.
Categories: News

Israel Facebook: Mistranslated post creates security alert

October 22, 2017 - 8:13am
A post saying "good morning" in Arabic was reportedly mistranslated to say "attack them" in Hebrew.
Categories: News

Spain FM: 'Many police violence pictures fake'

October 22, 2017 - 7:15am
Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis was speaking to Andrew Marr about the Catalan referendum.
Categories: News

Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly deal despite harassment suit

October 22, 2017 - 6:46am
Twenty-First Century Fox knew O'Reilly had settled a harassment allegation when he was rehired.
Categories: News

Catalonia independence: Puigdemont 'will not accept' Rajoy plan

October 22, 2017 - 5:33am
The regional president says Catalonia will not accept Madrid's plan to curb devolution.
Categories: News

Five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert

October 22, 2017 - 4:26am
The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.
Categories: News

Cliff diving in Chile: Divers compete in Lago Ranco

October 22, 2017 - 4:09am
Competitors performed acrobatics from heights of up to 27m (89ft) in Chile.
Categories: News

Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

October 21, 2017 - 11:34pm
The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.
Categories: News