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Truss declares Macron a friend as pair forge working relationship

French president says he hopes for a "new phase" in relations after talks with UK prime minister.

Published on 7 October 2022 | 6:24 am

Biden issues federal pardons for 'simple possession' of marijuana

The move brings President Biden closer to his campaign pledge to decriminalise recreational cannabis.

Published on 7 October 2022 | 5:57 am

Thailand attack: Country mourns after 37 killed, mostly children

An ex-police officer killed at least 37 people at a childcare centre before killing himself and his family.

Published on 7 October 2022 | 5:13 am

Easter Island: Sacred statues damaged by fire

Many of the enigmatic stone-carved statues are "totally charred" according to local authorities.

Published on 7 October 2022 | 5:12 am

Samsung warns of 32% hit to profits on chip slump

Meanwhile, US chip maker AMD said its third quarter revenue would be $1bn less than forecasts.

Published on 7 October 2022 | 4:54 am

Ukraine war: Biden says nuclear risk highest since 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis

Joe Biden says President Putin was "not joking" when he spoke of using tactical nuclear weapons.

Published on 7 October 2022 | 4:28 am

Adidas puts Kanye West Yeezy deal under review

Earlier this week, the rapper and fashion designer wore a t-shirt that read "White Lives Matter".

Published on 7 October 2022 | 3:56 am

Hunter Biden could be charged with tax crimes

Federal agents investigating the US president's son believe they have evidence of tax crimes.

Published on 7 October 2022 | 2:27 am

The LA kids who started behind and then flew ahead

A new scheme in Los Angeles is proving effective in helping teenagers with poor English.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 11:24 pm

Afghanistan: 'More of us might be killed - but we will win'

Forty-five female students died in the most recent attack on an education centre in Afghanistan.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 11:20 pm

Zero-Covid: How Xi's flagship policy is spoiling his party

Three years into the crisis, China's pandemic response is exhausting its population.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 11:17 pm

The exiled Russian journalists challenging Kremlin censorship

A punitive law has led to the mass exodus of journalists from Russia.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 11:11 pm

Saskatchewan suspect killed 11, including brother, police say

Police say the brothers planned the rampage together, but one killed the other for reasons that remain unclear.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 10:22 pm

US midterms: The country with the youngest politicians in the world

As part of a new series, we explore whether Norway has a solution for the US and its ageing leaders.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 9:00 pm

Two Russians sail to Alaska seeking asylum in US

Hundreds of thousands of men have fled Russia so they will not be conscripted to fight in Ukraine.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 7:44 pm

EU leaders consider how to cap gas prices

At a summit in Prague, 27 countries are asked to agree measures to protect consumers from soaring bills.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 7:42 pm

Ukraine war: 'Mother, I'm scared' - Zaporizhzhia city devastated by rocket attacks

Survivors recount horror of deadly attacks on city of Zaporizhzhia, being blamed on Russia.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 5:35 pm

Thailand: Nursery attack witness 'begged for mercy'

A survivor says the attacker shot at the door as children in the childcare centre were sleeping.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 4:49 pm

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

Bank customers in Lebanon cannot withdraw more than $400 a month, owing to the financial crisis.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 1:52 pm

Indonesia football crush was a 'massacre' - man who lost family

Devi Athok's two daughters and their mother were killed in one of the worst disasters in football history.

Published on 6 October 2022 | 6:05 am

The generations of Iranian women fighting for freedom

The protests currently sweeping the country have their roots in changes made after the 1979 revolution.

Published on 5 October 2022 | 11:24 pm

Mahsa Amini: How one woman's death sparked Iran protests

The BBC has analysed over 1,000 videos of unprecedented protests following Mahsa Amini's death in custody.

Published on 4 October 2022 | 11:04 pm