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Will UK royals follow the Danish downsizing?

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:29
Could the British Royal Family have its own "slimming down" in the footsteps of Denmark's queen?

The terrors of Kenya’s school arson epidemic

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:28
The BBC talks to students whose schools have been set on fire in a spate of recent attacks.

Ukraine designers fight back at Paris Fashion Week

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:25
How Ukraine's "indomitable" fashion designers are showcasing their work in the French capital.

The generations of Iranian women fighting for freedom

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:24
The protests currently sweeping the country have their roots in changes made after the 1979 revolution.

Lebanon financial crisis: The people robbing banks to get their own money

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:17
Bank customers in Lebanon cannot withdraw more than $400 a month, owing to the financial crisis.

Fat Bear Week: Race is on for Alaska's bulkiest bear

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:16
Alaskan bears stuffing themselves for the winter have gained a loving audience around the world.

Rugby World Cup: The intrigue & inspiration behind first women's tournament of 1991

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:01
Memories differ and rumours abound but the first women's Rugby World Cup can be certain of its game-changing legacy.

Man City 5-0 Copenhagen: Pep Guardiola dismisses Erling Haaland release clause rumours as 'not true'

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 04:57
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says reports in Spain that Erling Haaland's contract contains a special release clause for him to join Real Madrid in 2024 are "not true".

Newspaper headlines: PM 'takes fight to critics' amid election warning

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 04:41
The papers react to Liz Truss's Conservative conference speech as infighting in the party continues.

Liz Truss heads to first summit of new club of nations

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 04:11
The PM will attend a new meet-up of European leaders, boosting hopes of a reset in UK-EU relations.

'He is still a danger' - Child killer's move brings back sister's fears

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 03:52
Elizabeth McMonigle's brother and sister were killed during a brutal robbery in their Glasgow home.

Putin vows to 'stabilise' annexed regions as Ukraine makes gains

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 03:44
Ukraine continues to take back territory from Russia but Moscow says it will regain it.

The students who stole the Stone of Destiny

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 03:41
The ancient symbol of Scottish kings was taken from Westminster Abbey in an audacious raid.

Sevilla 1-4 Borussia Dortmund: Jude Bellingham stars as Germans claim emphatic win

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 03:34
England midfielder Jude Bellingham scores one and sets up another as Borussia Dortmund ease past Sevilla to tighten their grip on second place in Group G.

Rugby World Cup: Sadia Kabeya to start in England's opener against Fiji

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 03:30
England's 20-year-old flanker Sadia Kabeya will start the side's World Cup opener against Fiji on Saturday.

Chelsea 3-0 AC Milan: Blues produce emphatic and deserved win over Serie A giants

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 03:28
Chelsea get their first win of this season's Champions League with an emphatic and fully deserved victory over AC Milan.

RB Leipzig 3-1 Celtic: Ange Postecoglou wants more from callow side

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 03:01
Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou says his side need to have more belief in their ability to hurt teams if they're to make progress in the Champions League.

Dog death, driving and emails: The strange history of the 'October surprise'

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 02:41
Surprising news stories about candidates are not uncommon in US politics before November elections.

Vladimir Putin at 70: Seven pivotal moments that made him

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 02:20
As Vladimir Putin turns 70, we look back at a series of turning points that helped shape his worldview.

Liz Truss's speech ends showcase of dysfunction and division

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 01:12
Growth is just one of many problems facing the Tory government, the BBC's political editor says.