BBC News

Syndicate content BBC News - World
BBC News - World
Updated: 14 min 5 sec ago

Rosetta probe set for comet collision

18 min 23 sec ago
The audacious Rosetta mission has been commanded to end its investigation of Comet 67P by crashing into the 4km-wide ball of ice and dust.
Categories: News

Hoboken train station crash: One dead and dozens hurt in New Jersey

31 min 14 sec ago
A woman is killed and dozens of other people are injured, some of them critically, as a commuter train crashes at a railway station in New Jersey.
Categories: News

US election 2016: Trump accused of Cuba embargo breach

49 min 41 sec ago
Hillary Clinton says presidential rival Donald Trump appears to have violated US laws, after a report said he broke a trade embargo with Cuba.
Categories: News

Rosetta spacecraft's crash landing explained

57 min 39 sec ago
The Rosetta probe, which has been beaming back spectacular pictures of a comet, is to end its journey by crash landing.
Categories: News

Shimon Peres funeral: Arrests ahead of Israeli funeral

1 hour ago
Israeli police make several arrests as a huge security operation swings into action ahead of Friday's funeral for former prime minister and president Shimon Peres.
Categories: News

Syria war: Russia rejects US calls to halt bombing eastern Aleppo

1 hour 36 min ago
Russia says it will continue bombarding rebel-held eastern Aleppo, where thousands are trapped, despite US demands for Moscow to stop.
Categories: News

Somalia says US air strike killed civilians not al-Shabab

2 hours 13 min ago
A Somali regional government official has demanded an explanation from the US after 22 civilians and Somali soldiers were allegedly killed in an airstrike.
Categories: News

How many baby pandas can you count?

3 hours 53 min ago
Twenty-three giant panda cubs have made their public debut at a research centre in Chengdu in south west China.
Categories: News

Kashmir attack: India 'launches strikes against militants'

5 hours 6 min ago
India's army carries out "surgical strikes" against suspected militants along the de-facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir.
Categories: News

New Jersey train crash: Footage from inside station

5 hours 13 min ago
Amateur footage from inside New Jersey station shows the scene after a train crashed during morning rush hour, killing at least one person and injuring 100.
Categories: News

Winning hearts

6 hours 50 min ago
A picture of a newly-arrived Syrian refugee fixing a bride's broken wedding dress in Canada is winning hearts across the world.
Categories: News

Israelis queue to pay tribute to Shimon Peres

7 hours 10 min ago
Long queues have formed outside the Israeli parliament as people pay their respects to former Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres.
Categories: News

US train passengers 'climbing out of windows'

7 hours 16 min ago
Eyewitness Ben Fairclough said some people appeared to be unconscious after a train crashed into a station in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Categories: News

German lion escape: Sad end in Leipzig zoo

8 hours 11 min ago
One of two lions that escaped from an enclosure in Leipzig zoo in Germany has been shot dead after attempts to use a tranquilliser failed.
Categories: News

Belarus villagers complain of army tanks on lawn

8 hours 13 min ago
Belarusian villagers aren't happy about tanks churning up the grass outside their apartments.
Categories: News

Obama: Congress veto override of 9/11 lawsuits bill 'a mistake'

9 hours 12 min ago
The US president says the congressional override of his veto on a bill allowing 9/11 lawsuits against Saudi Arabia sets "a dangerous precedent".
Categories: News

Russia plans to ban 'baby boxes' for unwanted infants

9 hours 14 min ago
Russia plans to ban "baby boxes" - the hatches introduced in many countries where desperate mothers can safely abandon a baby.
Categories: News

Could 3D printed hair follicles help with hair loss?

9 hours 20 min ago
Hair follicles created by a process similar to 3D printing could one day be used as implants, beauty giant L'Oreal has said.
Categories: News

Gary Johnson blames an 'Aleppo moment' for not remembering foreign leaders

9 hours 55 min ago
US Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson blames an 'Aleppo moment' for not remembering any foreign leaders.
Categories: News

Reykjavik goes dark for Northern Lights show

10 hours 6 min ago
Icelandic capital switches off street lights to give people a better view of the Aurora Borealis.
Categories: News


Published on July 11, 2016, the lyrics to The Doves song "Pulse" remind us: “…the steady drumbeat of your “Pulse” — thump, thump, thump — is all that stands between you and eternity.”