BBC News

Syndicate content BBC News - World
BBC News - World
Updated: 11 min 9 sec ago

Canada wildfire threatens entire city

May 4, 2016 - 6:33pm
A "catastrophic" wildfire that has forced the evacuation of all 88,000 people from Fort McMurray could destroy much of the Canadian city, officials warn.
Categories: News

VIDEO: Migrant children 'dream of getting to UK'

May 4, 2016 - 6:24pm
Lyse Doucet speaks to Afghan and Syrian teenagers in Calais, who are hoping to rebuild their lives in Britain.
Categories: News

Reinventing China's abortion police

May 4, 2016 - 6:09pm
Six months pregnant and forced to have an abortion
Categories: News

Crocodile eyes are built for lurking

May 4, 2016 - 6:01pm
Scientists in Australia discover how crocodiles' eyes are adapted to lurking at the water surface to watch and wait for prey.
Categories: News

Future of Turkish PM Davutoglu in doubt

May 4, 2016 - 5:12pm
Turkey's ruling party will hold an extraordinary congress in the coming weeks, media say, amid speculation over the future of PM Ahmet Davutoglu.
Categories: News

Obama drinks water in crisis-hit Flint

May 4, 2016 - 4:11pm
President Barack Obama drinks filtered water on a visit to the Michigan city of Flint, which has been wracked by a public health crisis.
Categories: News

Syria truce 'extended to Aleppo'

May 4, 2016 - 4:02pm
A partial, shaky truce between Syria and non-jihadist rebels is extended to embattled Aleppo, after US and Russian pressure.
Categories: News

VIDEO: China: What's in a name?

May 4, 2016 - 3:27pm
Apple has been forced to share the iPhone name in China, but which other US brands have had similar problems in the country?
Categories: News

'Dozens killed' in Aleppo battle

May 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Dozens of people are reportedly killed in fierce clashes between rebels and government forces in the Syrian city of Aleppo as the US says a truce deal is reached.
Categories: News

Portugal targets 'Russia football gang'

May 4, 2016 - 2:50pm
European and Portuguese police say they have dismantled a mainly Russian criminal gang laundering money through the football sector in Portugal.
Categories: News

Prince's team called addiction doctor

May 4, 2016 - 2:24pm
Prince's team requested emergency support from a leading addiction specialist just a day before the singer died, the doctor's lawyer reveals.
Categories: News

Takata to double US airbag recall

May 4, 2016 - 1:52pm
Japanese airbag maker Takata has been forced to increase a recall after US authorities said they found further safety defects in its products.
Categories: News

Brazil leader denies obstruction claims

May 4, 2016 - 1:24pm
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has dismissed allegations she obstructed a corruption investigation as "lies".
Categories: News

SA parliament brawl over Zuma heckling

May 4, 2016 - 1:22pm
A brawl breaks out in the South African parliament as MPs from the opposition EFF party are expelled for heckling President Jacob Zuma.
Categories: News

How a rape that was ignored angered Indonesia's women

May 4, 2016 - 1:06pm
How a rape that was ignored angered Indonesia's women
Categories: News

Mother of miracle baby dies in rubble

May 4, 2016 - 12:26pm
The mother of a baby girl who was miraculously rescued from a collapsed building in Nairobi is found dead in the rubble.
Categories: News

Apple loses fight over 'iPhone' in China

May 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
A Chinese company is free to use the name "IPHONE" on its handbags and leather goods after Apple loses a trademark court ruling in China.
Categories: News

Published on July 11, 2016, the lyrics to The Doves song "Pulse" remind us: “…the steady drumbeat of your “Pulse” — thump, thump, thump — is all that stands between you and eternity.”