Brexit vote: Bitter exchanges as EU parliament debates Brexit

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

There are bitter exchanges in the European parliament during a debate on the UK's vote to leave, with accusations of lies and use of "Nazi propaganda".

Ikea recall after US child deaths

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Ikea is to recall 27 million Malm chests of drawers in North America after the deaths of three children in the US.

Helium discovery a 'game-changer'

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Scientists say they have found a large helium gas field in Tanzania, amid concerns global supplies are running out.

Market pressure eases after Brexit rout

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

UK financial markets calm down after two days of turmoil in the wake of the Brexit vote, with the FTSE 100 gaining 2%.

Pakistan politician 'chained for years'

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Three years after he was kidnapped by militants, Ali Haider Gilani, the son of ex-Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, tells the BBC about his time in captivity.

US Supreme Court overturns ex-Virginia governor's conviction

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

The US Supreme Court unanimously overturns a conviction against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on public corruption charges

Payout of $10,000 for Windows 10 update

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

Microsoft agrees to pay a California woman $10,000 (£7,500) after an automatic Windows 10 update leaves her computer unusable.

Euro 2016: Iceland fans react after victory over England

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Icelandic football fans cannot believe it - a 2-1 win of historic proportions knocks England out of Euro 2016.

Chinese anger over 'sex degrades girls' textbook comment

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

A sex education textbook issued to students in China describing girls who have premarital sex as "cheap" causes online anger.

White and black Americans split on race

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

Views on racial discrimination and race differ wildly among black and white Americans, a new report from the Pew Research Center finds.

Lebanon army detains 100 Syrians after Qaa bombings

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Lebanon's army detains more than 100 Syrians for entering the country illegally following two waves of suicide bombings in a border village.

Strict Texas abortion law struck down

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

The US Supreme Court strikes down a 2013 Texas abortion law that imposed restrictive regulations on the procedure, in a landmark ruling.

Bangladesh charges seven over killing of Italian aid worker

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Bangladeshi police charge seven people, including an opposition politician, over the murder of an Italian aid worker.

Playing card games aids stroke recovery

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Playing simple card games, such as snap, can help stroke patients with their recovery, research suggests.

Farage tells EU Parliament: 'You're not laughing now'

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Nigel Farage has told a session of the European Parliament that "the little people" had rejected "big politics" in order "to get their country back".

Brexit: Farage and Juncker's close encounter in Brussels

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and UKIP leader Nigel Farage greet each other warmly amidst the media scrum as the EU Parliament gathers in Brussels.

Brexit: BBC finds tension on UK streets

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

Ed Thomas reports from Leeds, where tensions over immigration are running high after the UK voted to leave the EU.

Hillary Clinton campaigns with Senator Elizabeth Warren

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

Senator Warren introduces Hillary Clinton in Cincinnati, Ohio at their first joint campaign event

How global media is reporting Brexit

Posted on Tuesday June 28, 2016

Britain's vote to leave the European Union has caused widespread dismay in the global media, with many papers warning that the future of the entire EU is at risk.

'How I survived al-Qaeda kidnapping'

Posted on Monday June 27, 2016

The son of a former prime minister of Pakistan has spoken to the BBC after he was kidnapped by Al Qaeda militants.