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France church attacker arrived in Europe from Tunisia days ago

Three people were stabbed to death in Nice in what France says was an "Islamist terrorist attack".

Published on 30 October 2020 | 7:41 am


Bushfire inquiry says Australia must prepare for 'alarming outlook'

A long-awaited report into Australia's bushfires warns of an "alarming" outlook in future decades.

Published on 30 October 2020 | 5:49 am


Covid-19: Record traffic around Paris as second French lockdown begins

Jams stretched more than 430 miles (700km) in total just hours before new measures came into force.

Published on 30 October 2020 | 4:37 am


New Zealand euthanasia: Assisted dying to be legal for terminally ill people

Matt Vickers, whose late wife fought for the law, calls it "a victory for compassion and kindness".

Published on 30 October 2020 | 4:17 am


US Election 2020: Trump and Biden duel in critical state of Florida

Joe Biden's lead over the US president is narrower in must-win states, with Florida a key prize.

Published on 30 October 2020 | 4:04 am


Africa's week in pictures: 23 - 29 October 2020

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.

Published on 30 October 2020 | 1:48 am


Oil firm whistleblower trapped in Croatian holiday hell

A British lawyer exposed huge oil industry corruption - and now Monaco wants him extradited.

Published on 30 October 2020 | 1:27 am


Quiz of the week: Which Borat slogan did Kazakhstan embrace?

How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

Published on 30 October 2020 | 1:02 am


Armenians on the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenian mothers fear for sons on the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh as both sides suffer heavy casualties.

Published on 30 October 2020 | 12:48 am


Walmart pulls guns from display over 'civil unrest' concerns

Walmart has removed gun and ammunition displays from its stores citing concerns of "civil unrest".

Published on 30 October 2020 | 12:25 am


Indian brands reckon with a new challenge: hate

It's an unusual moment for India's corporate culture, which has shied away from political activism.

Published on 30 October 2020 | 12:23 am


Why the humble text message is still a campaign weapon

Every election campaign uses more sophisticated tech, but the text message still cuts through.

Published on 30 October 2020 | 12:07 am


Coronavirus hardship in Mexico, Nigeria and Bangladesh

Three people from around the world who lost their jobs during the pandemic explain how it has affected their lives.

Published on 30 October 2020 | 12:02 am


'We asked Trump to stop playing YMCA' - Village People singer Victor Willis

Village People's lead singer says he doesn't endorse the US president, who regularly plays the classic at rallies.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 11:51 pm


Osiris-Rex: Nasa asteroid probe ready to return to Earth after leak

The Osiris-Rex probe is now safely carrying rock from an asteroid several million kilometres from Earth.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 10:40 pm


US election 2020: What to look out for on election night

Americans will pick their next president on 3 November. Here's what to look for as results roll in.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 10:23 pm


For Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google business is booming

Latest sales and profit figures from America's big tech companies exceed Wall Street expectations.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 10:00 pm


United Airlines to trial airport Covid testing

The airline's boss Scott Kirby tells the BBC passenger testing is "key to reopening the world economy".

Published on 29 October 2020 | 9:53 pm


US election 2020: The 750,000 people you didn’t know could vote

Hundreds of thousands of people in US jails are entitled to vote in 2020 - but most have no idea.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 9:28 pm


US election 2020: How many Americans have voted early so far?

A record number of people have already cast their votes - and that will have an impact on the results process.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 9:13 pm


US election 2020: What do polls say about Trump v Biden?

Follow the opinion polls in the run-up to Donald Trump and Joe Biden going head-to-head on 3 November.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 8:09 pm


US election 2020 polls: Who is ahead - Trump or Biden?

An in-depth look at the polls and what they can and can’t tell us about who will win the White House.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 8:04 pm


Dogs are humans' oldest companions, DNA shows

A study of dog DNA patterns shows that our "best friend" among animals is also our oldest one.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 7:58 pm


Mexico: At least 59 bodies found in unmarked graves

The grim discovery was made in Salvatierra, one of the most violent places in the country.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 7:48 pm


The Countdown: Kellyanne Conway, Miles Taylor and the speculation game

The latest election drama, and what speculation about who wrote the book Anonymous really tells us.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 6:33 pm


Storm Zeta: Flooding and destruction in south-east US

Zeta made landfall in Louisiana as a hurricane but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 6:14 pm


France attack: 'Islamist terrorist attack' leaves three dead

Three people have died in a knife attack at a church in Nice, in what France's President described as an "Islamist terrorist attack".

Published on 29 October 2020 | 6:00 pm


Australian on Qatar flight where women ‘invasively examined' left 'terrified'

A woman on the same flight as "invasively examined" female passengers feared a "hostage situation".

Published on 29 October 2020 | 5:15 pm


France attack: 'We will never give in', says Macron

Three people have died in a knife attack in Nice, in what the French President called an "Islamist terrorist attack".

Published on 29 October 2020 | 5:07 pm


"The bravest person I have ever met," Farage praises Trump at Arizona rally

"This is the single most resilient and bravest person I have ever met in my life," the Brexit Party founder says of the US president.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 2:50 am


US election: 'Our kids died in the Parkland shooting, but we disagree on guns'

The parents of two Parkland victims share different views on the issue of gun violence in the US.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 1:24 am


Old men, chocolate and Ivory Coast's bitter election

The president's U-turn over a third-term bid has opened up wounds in a country with a history of civil wars.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 12:49 am


Al-Qaeda still 'heavily embedded' within Taliban in Afghanistan, UN official warns

A senior UN official says the Taliban is still tied to al-Qaeda in Afghanistan, in spite of US deal.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 12:35 am


Muttiah Muralitharan on the 'challenge' of his disputed biopic

A planned biopic of Sri Lanka bowler Muttiah Muralitharan has drawn protests but he insists it will air.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 12:29 am


Animal Crossing: 'My sister lives on in a video game'

Tending to her sister's virtual town in Animal Crossing helps Meredith Myers keep her memory alive and cope with her grief.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 12:05 am


End Sars protests: 'I felt I was going to die there'

Ephraim, a British-Nigerian activist at the heart of the End Sars protests in Lagos, talks about what he saw.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 12:05 am


US Election 2020: Will America's race issue decide the next president?

The BBC's Clive Myrie goes to the crucial state of Arizona, where black votes could decide who wins.

Published on 29 October 2020 | 12:05 am


US election 2020: A really simple guide

If you’re looking for a refresher or trying to understand it for the first time, this guide will help.

Published on 28 October 2020 | 11:48 pm


YouTuber talks kindness with Naomi Biden

Three tense moments on Wednesday and a YouTuber talks kindness with Joe Biden's granddaughter.

Published on 28 October 2020 | 6:11 pm


US election: A generational divide over Trump among Vietnamese-Americans

Young Vietnamese-Americans see things differently to elders who settled in US after the Vietnam War.

Published on 28 October 2020 | 12:29 am


US election: The sinking island voting for Trump

Tangier Island is on the frontline of climate change but residents say saving jobs now is the priority.

Published on 27 October 2020 | 11:54 pm


US election 2020: The five Senate races to watch

The battle for control of the Senate is as consequential as the race for the White House.

Published on 27 October 2020 | 10:27 pm


US election 2020: What does it cost and who pays for it?

With presidential candidates spending billions of dollars to win, the world's most powerful job doesn't come cheap.

Published on 26 October 2020 | 11:07 pm


US election 2020: What are Trump's and Biden's policies?

Some of President Trump's and Joe Biden's key policies explained and compared.

Published on 18 October 2020 | 3:14 pm


The Electoral College: Which voters really decide the US election?

More than 245 million Americans are eligible to vote but only a few will decide the outcome.

Published on 4 October 2020 | 11:29 pm


Why we might have to wait for a result

A surge in postal ballots, legal disputes and stubborn candidates could delay the results.

Published on 29 September 2020 | 3:39 pm






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