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Labour election results: McDonnell blames Brexit for predicted defeat

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 2:47am
But other Labour figures have blamed Jeremy Corbyn's leadership for heavy predicted losses.

Results in pictures

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 2:42am
A busy night of vote counting and election results.

New Zealand volcano: Divers deployed to find last two missing bodies

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 2:14am
Two bodies are missing as six are airlifted off the island - despite the risk of another eruption.

Newspaper headlines: 'Rejoice for Boris' or the 'Nightmare before Xmas'?

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 1:44am
All the papers lead on the "exit poll sensation", with the "Tories set for biggest win since Thatcher".

Lebanon electricity crisis: Stealing power to survive

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:22am
Protesters in Lebanon say its electricity crisis reflects everything that is wrong with the country.

Pengsoo: The rude giant penguin that South Korea fell in love with

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:21am
He was meant to be a children's character, but he's gained a huge fan base amongst millennials.

Spain in drive to get women into special forces

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:21am
More women are needed to help combat terrorism and insurgents, Spain's defence minister says.

Mason Greenwood: How good can teenage Man Utd striker be?

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:17am
A killer in the box and a natural finisher, Manchester United players past and present give their views on just how good Mason Greenwood can be.

Quiz of the week: Whose record did Robbie Williams match?

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:14am
Have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

Myanmar: Rohingya refugee recalls 'horrific' mass killings

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:08am
Rohingya refugee Hasina Begun says Myanmar troops set her village alight and opened fire.

Las Tesis feminist protest song of Chile goes global

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:05am
The song "The rapist is you" was created by the Chilean feminist collective Las Tesis.

Pound soars on exit poll forecast of Tory majority

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:04am
Sterling surges 3% to its highest level since May on hopes the result will ease Brexit uncertainty.

Election results 2019: Tories on course to win majority - exit poll

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:03am
First results are coming in, with the Tories gaining a seat from Labour, as the exit poll suggests Boris Johnson's party is on course for an 86-seat majority.

Making art from rubbish

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:01am
Andriy Pilat makes art from discarded plastic rubbish in the Ukrainian city of Chernivtsi.

Humans 'sole culprits' in US parrot extinction

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:01am
A study of North America's only native parrot confirms its disappearance was down to humans alone.

Jamie Vardy: Is Leicester City player the best striker in Europe?

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:01am
Is Jamie Vardy the best striker in Europe? Is he better than ever? BBC Sport crunches the numbers.

Where the money is really made at Amazon

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:00am
Amazon's cloud computing business has been a big hit, but faces some big challenges as its boss explains.

Climate change: Stalemate at UN talks as splits re-appear

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:58pm
Talks in Madrid enter their final day with serious divisions between large emitting countries and small island states

England's primary school league tables to be published

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:58pm
New primary school league table data for England is published later by the Department for Education.

Men 'at greater risk of infertility' if small at birth

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:58pm
Poor growth in the womb could lead to problems linked to fertility - but only in men, a study says.