2019 Australia election: Liberal-National coalition secures majorityhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-48331125
The majority win for the incumbent government caps off an election which defied predictions.
Tue, 21 May 2019 15:56:08 GMT
Iranian threats 'put on hold', says US defence chiefhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48356911
Acting US defence secretary says US actions have halted potential attacks, without giving details.
Tue, 21 May 2019 16:17:40 GMT
Tributes paid to F1 legend Niki Laudahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/48348202
John Watson, Sir Jackie Stewart and Nico Rosberg lead the tributes to former world champion Niki Lauda following his death at the age of 70.
Tue, 21 May 2019 17:08:45 GMT
Austrian far-right FPÖ quits Kurz government after sackinghttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48348651
The Freedom Party pulls out after two top party figures are caught up in a secret video.
Tue, 21 May 2019 15:18:42 GMT
Pakistani children worst affected in HIV outbreakhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-48348941
More than 600 people, 75% them children, have been identified as HIV positive in less than a month.
Tue, 21 May 2019 15:44:03 GMT
Sierra Leone: What is life like for the prostitutes of Freetown?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-48342229
Two prostitutes who work on the streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone, tell their stories.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:02:31 GMT
Johnny Depp accuses Amber Heard of domestic abusehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-48348911
The actor denies physically abusing his ex-wife in new court documents.
Tue, 21 May 2019 12:44:40 GMT
Vibrator prize for Spanish squash champion spurs sexism debatehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48348431
Women players say prizes in the Asturias competition highlight problems of sexism in sport.
Tue, 21 May 2019 09:59:59 GMT
Don McGahn: Former lawyer defies congressional subpoenahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48344909
The president earlier directed his former counsel to not appear despite the congressional subpoena.
Tue, 21 May 2019 15:03:11 GMT
Libya crisis: UN warns battle for Tripoli is 'start of a bloody war'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-48357331
The UN envoy says that unless the flow of arms to Libya stops there could be a descent into chaos.
Tue, 21 May 2019 16:51:33 GMT
Arthur: Alabama Public Television bans gay wedding episodehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48350023
Alabama Public Television refuses to air a cartoon featuring a male rat and aardvark getting married.
Tue, 21 May 2019 10:53:45 GMT
Huge bee colony removed from Spain bedroomhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-48348561
A couple in Spain has discovered the reason for the buzzing noise that's kept them awake at night - a massive bee colony behind their bedroom wall.
Tue, 21 May 2019 10:25:21 GMT
Female-voice AI reinforces bias, says UN reporthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48349102
Voice assistants need to be gender-neutral argues a UN study.
Tue, 21 May 2019 15:08:38 GMT
India election 2019: Echoes of Trump in Modi's border politicshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-48334689
Narendra Modi and Donald Trump have used anti-immigration rhetoric to divide voters on national identity.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:06:31 GMT
Why Israel eyes the EU with distrusthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-48333919
Despite Israelis' love of Eurovision, many view Europe with distrust, says James Landale.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:25:13 GMT
Niki Lauda obituary: 'A remarkable life lived in Technicolor'https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/46781936
A three-time Formula 1 world champion and non-executive chairman of the Mercedes team, Niki Lauda was one of the biggest names in motorsport.
Tue, 21 May 2019 02:11:33 GMT
Are barcodes the way to protect dementia patients?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48227747
How technology and community support is keeping people with dementia in Japan safe.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:22:07 GMT
Five things to know about F1's Niki Laudahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-48348101
The legendary Austrian, who was one of the best-known figures in motor racing, has died aged 70.
Tue, 21 May 2019 09:28:04 GMT
Robert F Smith: Morehouse College student on having loan wipedhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48344064
Dwytt Lewis is one of the 400 Morehouse College graduates whose debt is being wiped by a US billionaire.
Mon, 20 May 2019 22:36:34 GMT
Swansea lifeguard's plan to stop Bangladeshi drowningshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-48337727
Swansea-based RNLI lifeguard Darren Williams is on a mission to prevent children drowning in Bangladesh.
Tue, 21 May 2019 01:07:32 GMT
How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the environmenthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-48336239
Colombian farmers are piloting a way of raising cows that's better for the environment.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:09:40 GMT
Lake Malawi: The man saving baby fish from mosquito netshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-48342649
Force Ngwira is fighting the use of mosquito nets for fishing, which depletes stocks in Lake Malawi.
Mon, 20 May 2019 15:54:23 GMT
The Glyndebourne opera singer who started by chancehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-48341779
Chorus singer Darwin Prakash never intended to sing professionally until a chance meeting five years ago.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:35:21 GMT
Cambodia re-enacts Khmer Rouge killings - in pictureshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-48333708
Actors pretend to slit throats on 20 May, an official holiday known as the "Day of Anger".
Mon, 20 May 2019 10:44:27 GMT
Game of Thrones finale gets mixed responsehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-48333709
No plot spoilers - but fans and critics have been weighing in on the finale of season eight.
Mon, 20 May 2019 08:25:12 GMT
Chiari malformation: ‘I went from travel-obsessed to bedridden'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48266430
Hailey wanted to travel the world as a doctor, until a mystery condition left her shaking uncontrollably.
Sun, 19 May 2019 23:23:48 GMT
Martin Tower: Former Bethlehem Steel headquarters demolishedhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48343359
The 21-storey Martin Tower, former headquarters of a US steel company, is demolished in Pennsylvania.
Mon, 20 May 2019 17:09:53 GMT
The tycoon who just paid off 400 students' debthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48339599
Who is the US philanthropist who paid off 400 students’ loans in a graduation speech this weekend?
Mon, 20 May 2019 16:07:56 GMT