Coastguard vessels and private boats have brought holidaymakers to safety, as the death toll rises.
Published on 1 August 2021 | 4:37 am
Cori Bush fears millions of US tenants could be at risk as a Covid-related eviction freeze expires.
Published on 1 August 2021 | 4:34 am
Great Britain's Charlotte Worthington wins a thrilling gold in the women's BMX park freestyle Olympic final.
Published on 1 August 2021 | 4:10 am
American Simone Biles withdraws from the floor final but is yet to make a decision on whether to compete on beam.
Published on 1 August 2021 | 3:39 am
Artists from across East Africa have converged on Kenya's capital, creating a vibrant scene.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:11 pm
Three Nigerian women confront the prejudice they have faced on their fertility journeys.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:01 pm
Fears rise of a humanitarian crisis as Islamist militants seek to capture major Afghan urban areas.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:10 pm
The Chinese-Canadian star denies allegations made online by several women in China.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 6:45 pm
Criticism of Simone Biles for withdrawing from some events at Tokyo 2020 is "baffling", says Olympic gold medallist Callum Skinner.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 5:43 pm
It is feared hackers may have accessed sensitive legal files during last year's SolarWinds breach.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 4:45 pm
Elaine Thompson-Herah became the second-fastest woman in history as she beat fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to retain her Olympic 100m title.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 2:03 pm
Two Georgian silver medallists are told to leave the Olympic Games for taking a sightseeing trip in Tokyo.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 12:47 pm
A round-up of the week's news you might have missed.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 12:10 pm
Eilish tells Amfo of her frustration with internet criticism in a new documentary to be broadcast on Saturday.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:57 am
The country's foreign minister blames "Iranian terrorism" for an attack that left two people dead.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:05 am
More than 5,000 bouquets are being handed to athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games - and have a special significance, with flowers from areas devastated by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 9:42 am
Millions of Australians in parts of Queensland enter a snap lockdown from Saturday afternoon.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:55 am
Armand Duplantis is glad that a phone call from his girlfriend meant he missed a coffee with Sam Kendricks before the American's positive Covid test.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:07 am
American Caeleb Dressel gains his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a 100m butterfly world record, while Katie Ledecky and Kaylee McKeown also win golds.
Published on 31 July 2021 | 6:34 am
Elon Musk reiterated on Friday that he doesn't want to be Space X or Tesla boss. What's going on?
Published on 31 July 2021 | 12:39 am
The future is uncertain for the thousands of snakes, lizards and crocodiles at the Guindy Snake Park.
Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:18 pm
Parents of schoolchildren abducted in Nigeria describe their trauma, and dilemma over the ransom demands.
Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:17 pm
More than 60 years after a deadly explosion ruined Mitholz, the village remains under threat.
Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:14 pm
How Mike Brown’s discovery of a larger object threatened Pluto’s 75-year status as a planet
Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:11 pm
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta says vaccine nationalism is why he wants his country to move towards vaccine production.
Published on 30 July 2021 | 4:28 pm
For the first time since 2004 an athlete other than Usain Bolt will win the men's Olympic 100m - but who are the contenders for gold?
Published on 30 July 2021 | 11:54 am
For many among Tokyo's homeless community the Olympics are far from a cause for celebration.
Published on 30 July 2021 | 3:25 am
Sanda Aldass and Muna Dahouk have trained together since childhood but the war in Syria separated them.
Published on 29 July 2021 | 11:08 pm
A fleet of British ships is currently sailing through the South China Sea en route to Japan.
Published on 29 July 2021 | 11:06 pm
Which country is leading the medal table? How are Great Britain getting on? Medals table for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Published on 29 July 2021 | 4:30 pm