BBC World News feed

Syndicate content BBC News - World
BBC News - World
Updated: 25 min 47 sec ago

Maldives opposition MPs forcibly moved from parliament

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:58
After parliament is suspended in the Maldives, five opposition MPs attempt to enter the compound in protest.

South African President Jacob Zuma: 'I resign with immediate effect'

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:26
In a televised speech to the nation, South African President Jacob Zuma announced his resignation.

Jacob Zuma: South African leader's rise and fall

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:08
He once fought apartheid alongside Nelson Mandela, but leaves office mired in corruption scandals.

Florida school shooting aftermath

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:52
Students, police and politicians react after 17 people were shot dead at a high school in Florida.

Toddler rescued from metro tracks

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:30
An 18-year-old stranger helped to lift the child up after he fell down on the rails at a station in Milan.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma: 'No reasons provided why I must go'

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:29
South African President Jacob Zuma hits out at critics for not saying why they want him to quit.

St Valentine: Does this 3D reconstruction show his face?

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 07:42
A reconstruction is made of the saint's face, based on human remains thought to belong to him.

Engine drama sparks mid-air emergency

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 04:06
Passengers on a United Airlines plane faced a scary landing in Hawaii.

British package holidays resume in Tunisia after attack

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 02:49
Dale and Courtney are on the first British package holiday in Tunisia, three years after a deadly beach attack.

Winter Olympics: 'Taking a moment of history in their stride' - North Korean duo shine in figure skating pairs

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:31
North Korea's only two athletes to have qualified for this year's games on merit have progressed through to Thursday's long pairs figure skating program.

No space for love in Hong Kong

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 23:44
Unable to afford their own place, many young couples in Hong Kong are spending time in love hotels.

Syrian rescue worker pulls own mother from wreckage

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 21:53
Samir Salim managed to save his father and sister but was too late for his mother.

Black Panther premieres in Kenya

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:29
Fans celebrate in Kisumu, the hometown of star Lupita Nyong'o.

Russia Saratov crash: Recovery operation underway

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 14:50
One thousand people are involved in the search operation after a plane went down near Moscow on Sunday.

Boston Dynamics' latest SpotMini robot opens doors

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 09:04
Boston Dynamics' latest design of the SpotMini robot is able to open doors.

Mikheil Saakashvili deported from Ukraine

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:23
The former president of Georgia was detained at a Kiev restaurant by law enforcement agents in camouflage.

will.i.am on sexism: 'Humanity has issues'

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 20:08
The musician says sexism and inappropriate behaviour runs across the entertainment industry.

How this church plans to fight a gunman

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 19:34
As places of worship have become targets, training sessions are meant to increase readiness.

Tracking down India's killer dogs

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 19:22
A third of all rabies deaths worldwide occur in India - so what is being done to tackle the problem?

Being a surrogate in Ukraine is 'not without risk'

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 19:07
Like hundreds of Ukrainian women, Ana was drawn into surrogacy by the money on offer.