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Ex-footballer Roberto Baggio injured in armed robbery

The veteran footballer received stitches to his head after an armed robbery at his villa in northern Italy.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 10:01 am


Naked swimmers mark Australia's winter solstice

Around 3,000 people took the plunge in the River Derwent in Hobart to mark the winter solstice.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 9:23 am


Naked swimmers mark Australia's winter solstice

Around 3,000 people took the plunge in the River Derwent in Hobart to mark the winter solstice.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 9:23 am


Pope told off by student for using anti-LGBTQ language

It comes after reports that the Pope used extremely offensive language against gay men in a meeting.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 9:19 am


NZ woman sues partner for not taking her to airport

New Zealand's Disputes Tribunal dismissed the claim, saying the promises did not constitute a contract.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 8:51 am


Anger after man shot dead in Kenyan anti-tax protests

The 29-year-old is the first person to die in the youth-led protests against tax-hikes.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 8:44 am


Taiwan braces for fresh protests over controversial new law

The protests have come to reflect a deep political rift in Taiwan.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 7:04 am


Putin warns South Korea against arming Ukraine

The Russian president said it would be a "big mistake" if Seoul sent lethal weapons to Kyiv.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 6:50 am


Actor Donald Sutherland dies aged 88

The star of films including The Hunger Games and Animal House has died after a long illness.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 5:45 am


Macron's hometown voters look set to shun the president

Residents of Mr Macron's hometown have turned their back on him ahead of France's snap elections.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 5:00 am


Firm fined for selling China-made cars as Italian

Italian officials said DR Automobiles misled customers into thinking its cars were made in Italy.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 4:48 am


Trump campaign gets $50m boost from single donor

US media reports the donation was sent the day after Trump was convicted in his New York hush-money trial.

Published on 21 June 2024 | 1:28 am


North Korea building border ‘wall’, satellite images reveal

North Korea is building sections of what appears to be a wall in several places near its border with South Korea, new satellite images show.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 11:59 pm


Chimpanzees ‘self-medicate’ with healing plants

Wild chimpanzees seek out medicinal plants to eat when they are sick or injured, a study says.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 11:59 pm


US bans Kaspersky software for alleged Russian links

Government says Moscow's influence over the company was found to pose a significant risk to US infrastructure.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 11:17 pm


Attack on army base fuels Burkina Faso mutiny rumours

A deadly attack in the north has snowballed into speculation soldiers tried to usurp Capt Traoré.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 10:44 pm


When is the first debate between Biden and Trump?

The Democratic president and his Republican predecessor will meet on a debate stage for the first time in four years.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 9:59 pm


US airline suspends staff after black men kicked off flight

American Airlines has vowed to "rebuild trust" following an incident in which black passengers were removed.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 9:43 pm


The awkward questions behind Hungary's football revival

Hungary have ridden back into contention for international honours on the back of billions of euros and one man's passion for football.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 9:40 pm


Monkeys got along better after hurricane - study

Scientists say the disaster changed ‘rules of the game’ in monkey society as sharing shade became vital.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 6:07 pm


Watch: Donald Sutherland on a career that defied convention

Actor Kiefer Sutherland announced the death of his father, Donald, in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 5:50 pm


From villains to lovers - Donald Sutherland played them all

The Canadian actor had a prolific screen career that included roles in Don't Look Now and The Hunger Games.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 5:26 pm


South China Sea tensions force US and Beijing to talk more

The two superpowers are talking more often to avoid conflict, the US ambassador to China tells the BBC.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 3:59 pm


Excessive heat hits countries around the world

Many parts of the globe are experiencing temperatures much higher than average for the time of year.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 11:42 am


Watch: Chinese coast guard clashes with Filipino navy

The Philippines says its soldiers were attacked with swords, spears and knives in the South China Sea.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 11:12 am


French elections: How do they work and why are they so significant?

The far right could win parliamentary elections called by President Macron on 30 June and 7 July.

Published on 20 June 2024 | 2:03 am


Moment baby moose is rescued from Alaska lake

A man and a police officer are seen pulling the animal to safety after it was trapped between a boat-plane and a dock.

Published on 19 June 2024 | 6:51 pm


Why do German football fans sing the Loch Lomond tune?

Fans of FC Köln in Cologne love belting out a version of the classic Runrig song.

Published on 19 June 2024 | 9:26 am


Grandeur, gifts and performances as Putin visits North Korea

Ranks of soldiers and huge crowds lined the streets to welcome the Russian president to North Korea.

Published on 19 June 2024 | 8:55 am


Watch: 'There goes the trampoline, goodbye'

Thunderstorms thrashed parts of the US state of Michigan, ahead of an anticipated heatwave this week.

Published on 17 June 2024 | 6:21 pm


Kylian Mbappé urges youth vote to counter 'extremists'

The footballer says the upcoming French election is an important moment for his country.

Published on 17 June 2024 | 8:13 am


Alarm in Hamburg as man with axe shot by police

The man, who police say made threats with a pickaxe and an "incendiary device", was seriously injured.

Published on 16 June 2024 | 1:43 pm


Researchers in Canada find ship where Shackleton died

Researchers found the Quest, the ship where Shackleton died in 1922, 390m deep off Newfoundland and Labrador.

Published on 13 June 2024 | 4:48 pm


Cuba welcomes Russian military ships to Havana

The vessels are expected to stay in the island during the weekend as part of a military drill in the Caribbean.

Published on 13 June 2024 | 3:19 pm