Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuanahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45806255
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:52:07 GMT
Jamal Khashoggi: Trump gives Saudi benefit of doubt in Khashoggi casehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-45883174
His comments come as Turkish sources say they have more evidence the Saudi journalist was killed.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:08:10 GMT
YouTube back online after outagehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45887186
The online video streaming service is back online after users complained about it not working.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:09:24 GMT
Afghan drought 'displacing more people than Taliban conflict'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-45872897
The UN is allocating $34.6m to help 2.2m people estimated to have been affected by the drought.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:21:42 GMT
Pakistan Zainab murder: Imran Ali hanged for six-year-old's deathhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-45885686
Imran Ali was sentenced to death for the rape and murder that sparked mass protests in January.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:17:22 GMT
Dennis Hof: Nevada brothel owner and reality star dies at 72https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45882677
The flamboyant brothel owner and media personality was due to stand for political office next month.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:18:55 GMT
Ian Kiernan: The man who wanted to clean up the worldhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-45884720
Ian Kiernan's iconic anti-litter campaign, begun in Australia in the 1980s, became a global success.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:48:33 GMT
Trump threatens to cut aid to Honduras over migrantshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45880621
A group of at least 1,500 migrants is currently in Guatemala, heading north toward the US border.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:52:26 GMT
US senator Elizabeth Warren faces backlash after indigenous DNA claimhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45869804
President Donald Trump goes on the attack after the Cherokee nation dismisses Elizabeth Warren's claim.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:41:00 GMT
Missing pianist believed to be buried by wrong familyhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45882491
Friends of missing pianist Scott Cushnie believe he was buried in a case of mistaken identity.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:20:55 GMT
US moves to negotiate trade deals with Japan, UK, EUhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45885225
The US wants to negotiate three separate trade deals, but talks with the UK would start after Brexit.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:54:30 GMT
US senator apologies for revealing names of 'sex crime victims'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45883107
The Democrat's campaign says it was a "mistake" to publish names of victims without their permission.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:39:29 GMT
Legal cannabis in Canada: Should pot convicts get amnesty?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45846042
As cannabis becomes legal, 500,000 people with possession convictions want their records expunged.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:09:02 GMT
The Facebook cleaners: 'I've seen hundreds of beheadings'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-45833049
What's it like to be someone who watches banned content on social media so you don't have to?
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:19:17 GMT
Syrian refugee who lives in a historic manorhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45751347
Tamer fled Syria seven years ago, but now lives in a historic house in south-west London.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:41:55 GMT
Nehanda, the Shona spirit medium that inspired Mugabehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-45877404
Nehanda Nyakasikana led the fight against British colonisers in Zimbabwe in the 19th Century.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:23:53 GMT
The peacekeepers who turned war criminals in the Central African Republichttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-45864930
Thirteen men, women and children were shot dead in cold blood in the Central African Republic in 2014.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 23:02:45 GMT
Is the EU really united over Brexit?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45882609
It's all to do with money and timing, says the BBC's Europe editor Katya Adler.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:08:52 GMT
Royal tour: How to catch the eye of Meghan and Harryhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-45878084
People in Sydney offer their advice for how to catch the eye of royals Meghan and Harry.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:16:45 GMT
Pompeii: Vesuvius eruption may have been later than thoughthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45874858
Mount Vesuvius erupted on 24 August, 79 AD - or at least, that's what historians thought until now.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:25:13 GMT
Pakistani pop star Fakhr-e-Alam begins Asia leg of round-world flighthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-45875264
Fakhr-e-Alam is attempting to be the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe in a small plane.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:37:02 GMT
Russian minister offers land as prize on Instagramhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-45862758
Alexander Kozlov came in for criticism after offering land as a prize on his Instagram account.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:44:20 GMT
Russian region offers phones for extremism tip-offshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-45837182
A Russian region extremism site has been offering phones for tip-offs.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:10:44 GMT
Thousands apply to be an Iraqi ministerhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-45826558
Online applications to become an Iraqi minister run into the tens of thousands.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:37:10 GMT
China disappearances show Beijing sets its own ruleshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-45806904
Beijing's crackdown on a film star and the Interpol chief highlights its use of secret detentions.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:16:20 GMT
Orthodox Church split: Five reasons why it mattershttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45877584
Ukraine is pulling churches away from Russia's grip - a very sensitive issue in the current conflict.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:31:24 GMT
US mid-terms: The most surprising candidateshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45653119
A cage fighter, female fighter pilot and Miss America. Who says politicians are boring?
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:57:38 GMT
Nigeria midwife murders: Brutal IS tactics rekindle new fearshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-45876440
The execution-style killings of two aid workers raised fears that the Islamist insurgency is far from over.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:34:16 GMT
Brazil's ‘school for politicians’ gets a taste of powerhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45878904
Tired of corruption, business people in Brazil come together to forge a new generation of lawmakers.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:08:42 GMT
Why dumping rubbish is a waste of moneyhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45573141
Dumping rubbish is a waste of valuable resources, says Arthur Huang - and his company is showing why.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:09:48 GMT