You are here

Subscribe to BBC World News feed BBC World News
BBC News - Home
Updated: 1 hour 7 min ago

Coronavirus: Mission Impossible filming halted over health fears

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 4:02pm
Concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in Italy is the latest difficulty to hit the film franchise.

Shropshire 'flood bus' helps people trapped in village

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 3:59pm
A publican is using an ex-army truck to help get people in and out of a village cut off by floods.

D-Day veteran Dennis Roy Cooper given Legion D'honneur

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 3:43pm
Dennis Roy Cooper says he is "a bit surprised" as he is given the honour at a ceremony in Blandford.

Fume events: The toxic gases that may be harming aircrew and passengers

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 3:43pm
Toxic fumes overcame a pilot landing at Heathrow in January. There's evidence that such events are not rare.

GB's Yates wins UAE Tour stage three to take lead

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 3:39pm
Britain's Adam Yates wins stage three of the UAE Tour and claims the leader's jersey after a solo breakaway.

UK would be 'insane' to let in chlorinated chicken, farmers say

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 3:22pm
Farmers say allowing food imports that would be illegal to produce in the UK would be "morally bankrupt".

Tesco bakeries overhaul puts 1,800 jobs at risk

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 3:20pm
The supermarket chain says it will need fewer members of staff as it makes changes to its larger stores.

Canary Islands sandstorm: Stranded tourists 'devastated'

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 2:52pm
A Sunderland family among the thousands of people affected say they have been given no information.

From 40 all out to the World Cup - the rise of Thailand's cricket team

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 2:36pm
Thailand face England in the Women's T20 World Cup on Wednesday, just 13 years after playing their first international match.

Wales wing Adams ruled out of rest of Six Nations with ankle injury

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 2:01pm
Josh Adams, the 2019 World Cup's top try scorer, is ruled out of the Six Nations by an ankle injury he picked up against France.

Greek clashes erupt over new migrant camps

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 1:48pm
Demonstrators try to block authorities from replacing overcrowded camps on Lesbos and Chios.

Milly and Toby Savill deaths: Fatal Santorini buggy crash 'during U-turn'

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 1:14pm
Milly and Toby Savill were on Greek Island Santorini when their hired buggy fell into a ravine.

Coronavirus: Will I get paid if I self-isolate?

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 1:01pm
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says Britons returning from locked-down Italian towns must self-isolate.

Hosni Mubarak: Former Egyptian President dies aged 91

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 12:30pm
The former president, who was ousted by the military in 2011, has died in hospital in Cairo aged 91.

'Blind eye' turned to Westminster abuse claims

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 12:29pm
A report criticises the political establishment but finds no evidence of a "paedophile ring".

Shrove Tuesday: Surrey Police use pancakes in hunt for suspects

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 12:21pm
Surrey Police hope the novel use of social media will help them track down suspected criminals.

Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel with hundreds of guests locked down

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 12:04pm
An Italian doctor staying at the hotel, which has hundreds of guests, tested positive on Monday.

Keith Lemon star hits out at fake Caroline Flack t-shirts being sold online

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 11:18am
He made the original design to help raise money for charity following the presenter's death

Plácido Domingo apologises to women who accused him of sexual harassment

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 11:03am
The opera star says he is "truly sorry" for the hurt caused to women who accused him of harassment.

How close are we to a pandemic?

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 11:01am
Scientists are debating whether it is still possible to contain the new coronavirus.

Pages