Australian citizenship row: By-election threatens PM's majority

BBC - 2 hours 34 min ago
An MP in a dual citizenship row seeks re-election in a poll that threatens the government's majority.

Deaths of Canada billionaire Barry Sherman and wife 'suspicious'

BBC - 3 hours 59 min ago
Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife Honey were found in the basement of their Toronto home.

Decision time

BBC - 4 hours 8 min ago
After a sluggish first round, the second in Chile's presidential election looks set to be a nail biter.

Why 2018's big food trend could come from West Africa

BBC - 4 hours 12 min ago
West African food is tipped by chefs and experts to be big in 2018.

'Crowdfunding his death'

BBC - 4 hours 14 min ago
"Don't click 'like'": The death of "rooftopper" Wu Yongning sparks uneasy soul-searching in China.

'Million mutinies'

BBC - 4 hours 19 min ago
Five years after the Delhi gang rape Indian women are taking control of the conversation around gender.

South Africa: My message to the ANC

BBC - 4 hours 30 min ago
What advice do South Africans have for the ruling party as it prepares to elect a new leader?

US tax bill: Republicans agree sweeping changes

BBC - 5 hours 31 min ago
Senate and House lawmakers reveal final details of the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years.

North Korea must earn right to talks, says US Secretary of State Tillerson

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 23:02
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson toughens his stance after earlier offering talks with no preconditions.

Matthew Petersen: Trump's nominee for judge flubs law test

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 22:53
Matthew Petersen's hearing goes wrong quickly when a Republican senator poses basic legal questions.

Austrian far right to return to coalition under conservative Sebastian Kurz

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 22:02
Centre-right leader Sebastian Kurz is set to become Europe's youngest prime minister under the deal.

'Shocking apathy' to fraternity drinking at Pennsylvania university

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 21:53
Penn State allowed "sadistic" rituals and failed to protect its students, a blistering report finds.

Peru Odebrecht scandal: President Kuczynski faces impeachment

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 21:22
Parties file a motion to have Pedro Pablo Kuczynski removed after he rejects resignation calls.

Australia abuse: Archbishop rejects call to report confessions

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 18:53
A top Catholic cleric in Australia says breaking the seal of confession would undermine doctrine.

Brexit pressure

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 18:22
It looks like 2018 will be as tough for talks as 2017, writes Kevin Connolly.

Fifa letter warns Spanish FA over interference in election

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 18:14
The Spanish football association (RFEF) says Fifa has warned that its forthcoming election must be free from government interference.

Trump addresses anti-police sentiment at FBI graduation

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 18:10
"We believe criminals who kill police officers should get the death penalty," President Trump says.

Nigerian law graduate denied call to bar for wearing hijab

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:59
Amasa Firdaus was refused entry in Nigeria after insisting on wearing a headscarf under her wig.

Holy cow! 'Stormy' the cow makes a break from live nativity

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:58
A live nativity scene led to a police chase when one participant managed to break out twice in a day.

Trump tells FBI: 'I have your back 100%'

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:37
Mr Trump praises the FBI after previously calling the agency "disgraceful" and "in tatters".


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