How can parents torture their children?

BBC - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 01:27
As the Turpin family allegations shock the world, we look at how cases of extreme abuse can happen.

New Zealand debates access to dead sea life footage

BBC - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 01:19
Should the public have the right to see which animals are being caught up in commercial fishing nets?

France: Emmanuel Macron’s marvellous manoeuvres this week

BBC - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 01:17
The French president had enough reasons to keep smiling this week, writes the BBC's Hugh Schofield.

Lac-Megantic: The runaway train that destroyed a town

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:58
Nearly five years after a rail disaster, a small Canadian town still grapples with the aftermath.

Trump travel ban: Supreme Court to rule on legality

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:36
The court is due to hear arguments in April and will decide if the ban is legal by the end of June.

Pope sends gift to woman thrown from horse

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:43
The police woman, whose horse was startled during Pope Francis' visit to Chile, is recovering in hospital.

Pope Francis warns of threat to Amazon peoples on Peru visit

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:41
Tribal elders call on him to help protect them, saying they are being driven from their lands.

Trump vows abortion opposition in speech to March for Life

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:49
Mr Trump, who previously supported abortion access, says the laws are "wrong" and should "change".

Colombia says 550,000 Venezuelans have fled to the country

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:29
The influx is putting pressure on Colombia's government to provide food, housing and medical care.

Chicago West: Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name daughter

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:57
The reality TV star says she felt an instant connection with Chicago, who was delivered by surrogate.

Women's march: Where, when and why will protests happen?

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:46
Protests are planned across the US this weekend - here's what you need to know

Workers cleared over Canada rail disaster

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:46
Forty-seven people were killed in the Quebec town in one of the worst rail disasters in Canadian history.

Las Vegas shooting: Police say gunman's girlfriend won't face charges

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:26
Police say they still don't know the motive for October's mass shooting that left 58 people dead.

Gold medallists Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber face abuser

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:47
Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber confront former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court.

Larry Nassar case: Olympic champ Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:04
Jordyn Wieber and teammate Aly Raisman tell the child abuser: "The tables have turned, Larry."

Philippines stops sending workers to Kuwait over abuse fears

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:20
The ban comes after President Duterte said employers in Kuwait were driving Filipinos to suicide.

Kenya investigates 'sex attacks' on new mothers at hospital

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:17
Nairobi's Kenyatta National Hospital decries "untrue" claims and says no incidents have been reported.

Czech PM Andrej Babis stripped of immunity amid fraud claims

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:12
Accused of fraud over EU subsidies, Andrej Babis says the case against him is politically motivated.

Mattis: US national security focus no longer terrorism

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:56
The defence secretary says competition between great powers is now the primary focus.

Crocodile found in weapons raid

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:51
St Petersburg police found arms stockpiled in a house - along with a crocodile.


Subscribe to THE POLITICAL AVENUE™ aggregator - BBC WORLD NEWS