Syria conflict: Russia 'may have committed war crime' - Johnson

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson suggests that Russia may have committed a war crime in Syria, if it was behind an attack on an aid convoy near Aleppo.

Police release bodycam footage of Keith Scott shooting

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, release officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of a black man last week.

Will and Kate touch down in Canada

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Canada with their children, five years after visiting the country as newly-weds.

China's colossal radio telescope begins testing

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

The world's largest radio telescope has received its first signals from space and is now entering an intensive testing phase.

Jordan writer in blasphemy case Nahid Hattar killed

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

A Jordanian writer charged with offending Islam after sharing a satirical cartoon on his Facebook page is killed in the capital Amman.

Miami Marlins baseball star Jose Fernandez dies in boat crash

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Jose Fernandez, a pitcher for the Miami Marlins baseball team, dies along with two others in a boat crash aged 24.

David Cameron felt 'badly let down' by May

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

David Cameron felt "badly let down" by Theresa May during the EU referendum campaign after she repeatedly refused to back him, his former director of communications says.

Boko Haram's Shekau says he is 'in good health' following claim of his death

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

The disputed leader of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram releases a video denying claims he had been killed or badly wounded in air strike.

New report confirms grim outlook for elephants

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past ten years according to a new study presented at the Cites meeting in South Africa.

Bosnian Serb referendum on disputed 9 January holiday

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Bosnian Serbs are voting on whether to maintain 9 January as a national holiday in defiance of Bosnia's highest court.

Swiss endorse new surveillance powers

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Swiss voters give overwhelming approval to new surveillance powers for the country's intelligence agencies.

Bill Nunn, actor in Spike Lee and Spider Man films, dies

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

US actor Bill Nunn, who featured in Spider Man and films by the director Spike Lee, dies aged 63.

No royal high five for Canadian PM Trudeau

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Canada for their first royal tour with both of their children.

Bush asks Obama for selfie help

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

When former President George W Bush was asked to take a selfie with a group of people at the opening of the African-American museum in Washington, he had to ask for help.

President Obama opens African-American Smithsonian Museum

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

President Obama has opened the Smithsonian Institution's first national museum about African-American history in Washington DC.

John Lewis: Museum 'a dream come true'

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis hails the opening of the Smithsonian Institution's new National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Charlotte police release dashcam and bodycam footage

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, have released officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.

Dashcam footage: 'He is passively stepping back'

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Keith Lamont Scott's family lawyer gave his reaction to the release of the footage.

Wiggins: 'Drugs were to cure medical condition'

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Sir Bradley Wiggins defends his use of medical certificates which allowed him to take otherwise banned substances to treat his asthma.

Angry quilter

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Nedra Bonds explains what motivated her to turn the family tradition of quilting into a platform for political protest.