US former cardinal McCarrick defrocked over abuse allegationshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47264130
Mr McCarrick is the most senior Catholic figure to be dismissed from the priesthood in modern times.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 09:54:37 GMT
Nigeria election 2019: Poll halted in last-minute dramahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-47263122
The country's electoral commission announces the move just hours before voting was due to begin.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:15:07 GMT
El Salvador: Woman jailed over stillbirth is freed from 30-year sentencehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-47263743
Evelyn Hernández, who says she was raped and did not know she was pregnant, faces a re-trial.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 07:58:29 GMT
Aurora shooting: Five killed by sacked man at Illinois firmhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47261314
Police said the gunman, who was shot dead, was an employee who had reportedly just been fired.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 10:05:17 GMT
Mexico border wall: Trump defends emergency powers movehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47258754
He insists "walls work" as he confirms his plan to bypass Congress and build on the Mexican border.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 04:29:40 GMT
Jussie Smollett: Suspects held over attack on actor releasedhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47258348
Police release without charge two men arrested in connection with the alleged attack on the actor.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 09:00:26 GMT
Colin Kaepernick: Former NFL quarterback settles 'collusion' casehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/american-football/47261004
Colin Kaepernick and former team-mate Eric Reid reach settlements with the NFL over 'collusion' cases against team owners.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:10:25 GMT
Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years - Muellerhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47263226
US special counsel says Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years after breaching a plea deal.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 05:29:55 GMT
Call to ban killer robots in warshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47259889
Scientists have called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by AI.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:28:11 GMT
Emiliano Sala's funeral to take place in hometown in Argentinahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47254939
A service for the Cardiff City player, who died in a plane crash last month, will be held in Argentina.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:08:17 GMT
Vatican envoy Luigi Ventura faces sexual assault claimhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47255439
Archbishop Luigi Ventura, ambassador to France, is alleged to have molested a junior official.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:13 GMT
ICYMI: Babies, birds and base jumping...https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-47259890
From cheeky monkeys and tiny triplets to daring deeds, here are a few stories you might have missed.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 06:37:14 GMT
'I'd rather have my son than a hero'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47244999
Thirty years after Soviet troops pulled out of Afghanistan, the BBC went to meet the mother of a soldier killed in the disastrous war.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:22:46 GMT
Vitiligo: Skin condition bought Kenyan friends closer togetherhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-47244417
Kenyan friends Julie Asuju and Wangui Njee talk about their experiences of living with Vitiligo.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:26:18 GMT
Hiker speaks after taking on mountain lion...and winninghttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47261473
Travis Kauffman was hiking in Colorado when he came toe-to-toe with a young mountain lion.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:49:46 GMT
Afghan government ‘cannot be sidelined’ in peace talkshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-47253879
In a BBC interview, President Ashraf Ghani says his government is in contact with the Taliban.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:24:15 GMT
How 'Parkland tourism' led to this floral memorialhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47229617
A teacher and a pupil at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gave people a focal point for their grief and curiosity.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:43:28 GMT
Toxic alcohol kills dozens in northern Indiahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-47248182
One woman lost five members of her family, including her husband, after the illegal alcohol was served at a mourning event.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:10:15 GMT
Vodka firm loses valuable iceberg water in apparent heisthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47232355
Canadian police are investigating who took 30,000 of litres of iceberg water from the distiller.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:32:03 GMT
US border agency sued for detaining two Spanish speakershttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47249977
US citizens Ana Suda and Martha Hernandez were detained in Montana last May for speaking Spanish.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:35:16 GMT
Fijians fume at India land swaphttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-47251454
Suva residents question moves to allow a diplomatic mission to be built in a botanical gardens.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:48:09 GMT
Germany 'Nazi bell' row erupts againhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-47237480
German row over church bells with Nazi insignia blows up again.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:39:53 GMT
Ukrainians pranked at fake election rallyhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-47215200
Hundreds of people turned up to fake election rallies in Ukraine on the promise of cash.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 17:03:29 GMT
Cash-strapped Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudishttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-47255560
Imran Khan needs Saudi money to stave off an economic bail-out - but this is not a one-way relationship.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:55:15 GMT
Long-nosed lover Cyrano returns to woo Paris in hit play Edmondhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47196267
A half-British actor is the toast of Paris with his comedy Edmond - a new take on big-nosed Cyrano.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:01:27 GMT
Week in pictures: 9 - 15 February 2019https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-47252244
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:27:39 GMT
Eskom crisis: Why the lights keep going out in South Africahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-47232268
How did Africa's most-industrialised country end up running out of electricity?
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:23:05 GMT
The community that rejected Amazonhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47252045
Amazon's plans for a campus in Long Island City bitterly divided a community grappling with rapid change.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:08:12 GMT
Ko Ni: Gunman gets death penalty in murder of Myanmar lawyerhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-47234999
A gunman has been sentenced to death for the murder of Muslim lawyer Ko Ni in Myanmar.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 07:33:24 GMT
How far might India go to 'punish' Pakistan?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-47250994
India's government is talking tough after a car bombing killed 46 Indian troops. How far could tensions escalate?
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:23:05 GMT
What are the biggest threats to humanity?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-47030233
Why asteroids and volcanoes aren't the greatest problems facing life on Earth.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:14:18 GMT