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Catalonia crisis: Spain could allow referendums, says FM

November 8, 2017 - 12:17pm
Proposed constitutional changes to allow votes on independence are a response to the Catalan crisis.
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Venice to ban large cruise ships from Grand Canal

November 8, 2017 - 10:45am
The waterfront of the iconic St Mark's Square will be reserved for gondolas and water taxis.
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Marine Le Pen loses immunity over Twitter IS images

November 8, 2017 - 10:39am
The National Front leader could face legal action over graphic images she posted on Twitter.
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Colombia mudslide: Four missing as Corinto inundated

November 8, 2017 - 10:24am
The La Paila river bursts its banks in the town of Corinto, destroying more than 20 homes.
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Danica Roem: Transgender lawmaker a first for Virginia

November 8, 2017 - 9:52am
Danica Roem beats Republican to a state-level seat in Virginia, in a night of big Democrat wins.
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Pope Francis: Mass is for prayers not mobile phones

November 8, 2017 - 9:27am
The pontiff chastises bishops, priests and pilgrims for taking pictures during services.
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Louvre Abu Dhabi: Three things to know

November 8, 2017 - 8:55am
The £1 billion museum officially opens up this weekend.
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Kathy Griffin: ‘Not sorry’ for Trump photo

November 8, 2017 - 8:46am
The comedian who posed with a severed head prop says she takes back the apology she made.
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Russian scientists take aim at paranormal TV shows

November 8, 2017 - 8:20am
A group of Russian scientists is campaigning against TV shows prompting clairvoyance.
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Spain FM Alfonso Dastis: Changes could allow referendums

November 8, 2017 - 8:18am
Alfonso Dastis says constitutional changes could allow Spanish regions to hold votes on independence.
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EU car firms should cut CO2 emissions by 30% from 2030

November 8, 2017 - 7:56am
The European Commission is proposing measures to get car firms to build more alternative vehicles.
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Six Tanzanian schoolchildren killed in 'grenade' explosion

November 8, 2017 - 7:55am
The Tanzanian children reportedly picked up a grenade, which may be linked to unrest in Burundi.
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'I designed the hijab emoji'

November 8, 2017 - 7:44am
Rayouf, 16, from Saudi Arabia explained how she conceived her idea.
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Trump in China for talks with Xi amid N Korea tensions

November 8, 2017 - 7:34am
Beijing gives a lavish welcome to the US leader, but potentially fraught talks lie ahead.
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Hair-raising drive through Delhi smog

November 8, 2017 - 7:30am
A BBC reporter films his drive to work as pollution levels soar in India's capital.
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Five things about Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

November 8, 2017 - 7:06am
Here's how the heir to the throne in Saudi Arabia is shaping the ultra-conservative kingdom.
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Twitter: 280 characters, 350,000 bad jokes

November 8, 2017 - 7:04am
Not all of Twitter's users have welcomed the extra space to share their thoughts.
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Saudi boy of eight filmed driving car on motorway

November 8, 2017 - 6:58am
The boy is seen peering over the steering wheel as the vehicle moves along a motorway.
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Google promoted Texas gunman fake tweets

November 8, 2017 - 6:47am
The search engine highlighted tweets containing misinformation in its results.
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Python found in trousers of drunk man in Germany

November 8, 2017 - 6:29am
German police officers noticed "a significant bulge" after the man was detained for drunken behaviour.
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