Police release bodycam footage of Keith Scott shooting

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, release officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of a black man last week.

Syria conflict: UN chief 'appalled' by Aleppo escalation

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

UN chief Ban Ki-moon is "appalled by the chilling military escalation" in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, with the UN Security Council due to meet.

Washington State gun attack suspect in custody

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

A suspect sought over a deadly gun attack in Washington state has been arrested and named as Arcan Cetin, 20, from Turkey.

Corbyn re-elected UK Labour leader

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn promises to "wipe the slate clean" and bring Labour together after he is re-elected as leader, defeating Owen Smith.

Obama opens African-American museum in Washington DC

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

US President Barack Obama opens a new museum about the African-American history and culture in Washington DC.

Mexico: Thousands protest against same-sex marriage proposal

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Thousands of people protest in Mexico City against a government proposal to legalise same sex-marriage, which they say undermines traditional families.

Hungary PM suggests giant migrant city in Libya

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says the European Union should set up a giant camp to process migrants before they reach Europe.

Opposition rejects Gabon court's ruling on Ali Bongo election win

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping has said a constitution court ruling which upheld President Ali Bongo's election victory was "unjust".

Man arrested over Pippa Middleton iCloud hacking claims

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Police investigating claims that Pippa Middleton's iCloud account was hacked arrest a 35-year-old man in Northamptonshire.

Deep divisions over elephants to dominate key species meeting

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

The world's biggest conference on species protection has opened in South Africa amid differing views on the survival of elephants.

Irish abortion laws: Protests held across the world

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Thousands of protesters march in Dublin and 20 other world cities to press their demand for a referendum to repeal Ireland's abortion laws.

Three men charged after Thai raid finds body in freezer

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Three men have been been charged after police raided a building in Thailand and found a body "chopped up" in a freezer, Thai police say.

John Lewis: New museum 'a dream come true'

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis hails the opening of the Smithsonian Institution's new National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Charlotte police release dashcam and bodycam footage

Posted on Sunday September 25, 2016

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, have released officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.

How well do Canadians know the royal family?

Posted on Friday September 23, 2016

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit western Canada starting on Saturday. But how well do Canadians know the other members of the royal family?

President Obama opens African-American Smithsonian Museum

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

President Obama has opened the Smithsonian Institution's first national museum about African-American history in Washington DC.

Baby pulled alive from ruins of Aleppo

Posted on Friday September 23, 2016

Aleppo has come under heavy attack for a second day after the government announced a new assault to retake rebel areas.

US mall shooting: 'Stay indoors, stay secure'

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

US police searching for a gunman who shot four women dead at a mall in Burlington, Washington State, warn people to stay indoors until he is caught.

Young, stylish and black: Meet the dandies

Posted on Friday September 23, 2016

A new photography exhibition explores how black men have historically used fashion as a political statement.

Corbyn plans 'lots of changes'

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2016

Re-elected leader Jeremy Corbyn tells BBC political editor about uniting the Labour Party.