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Lessons from Catalonia

October 16, 2017 - 7:16pm
The crisis in Spain's Catalonia region is being closely watched in Nigeria and Cameroon, where secessionist movements have been stepping up campaigns for independence.
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Age of the Wunderkind

October 16, 2017 - 7:14pm
Austria's Sebastian Kurz is just 31 - but he is not the first "Wunderkind" in modern politics.
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Drones used to spot sharks in Australia

October 16, 2017 - 7:11pm
Drones become the latest weapon to protect swimmers and surfers from shark attacks.
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Aerial footage as Rohingya flee Myanmar

October 16, 2017 - 7:07pm
Drone footage supplied by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees shows thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar on Monday.
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The US protests that you've forgotten

October 16, 2017 - 6:52pm
Since September, hundreds of people have descended on the streets of St Louis in protest. This is why.
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Venezuela elections neither 'free nor fair', says US

October 16, 2017 - 6:49pm
The state department in Washington says "the voice of the Venezuelan people was not heard".
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Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in car bomb attack

October 16, 2017 - 6:23pm
Government critic Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in an attack the PM calls "barbaric".
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Trump denigrates Obama over false fallen soldier claim

October 16, 2017 - 5:24pm
The president falsely claimed his predecessor had not called the families of fallen US soldiers.
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Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee

October 16, 2017 - 3:14pm
Iraqi forces take over key buildings three weeks after a Kurdish independence referendum.
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US Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl admits desertion

October 16, 2017 - 2:57pm
The 31-year-old US Army sergeant tells the court his conduct was "very inexcusable".
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Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

October 16, 2017 - 2:54pm
High winds have caused damage across Ireland.
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Spain and Portugal tackle wildfires

October 16, 2017 - 2:44pm
The approach of Hurricane Ophelia has brought strong winds that have fanned the flames.
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Spain says Catalonia leader Puigdemont 'unclear' on independence

October 16, 2017 - 1:23pm
Madrid extends the deadline to Thursday as Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls for further talks.
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Ahmad Khan Rahimi found guilty of New York bombing

October 16, 2017 - 12:44pm
Rahimi, 29, was described by prosecutors as a "soldier in a holy war against Americans".
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Portugal and Spain wildfires: Dozens dead and injured

October 16, 2017 - 12:35pm
At least 31 people are dead in Portugal and three in Spain as dozens of wildfires spread.
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'Sadly typical'

October 16, 2017 - 12:27pm
The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan shares her personal story of sexual harassment during her working life.
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Ophelia: School roof takes off

October 16, 2017 - 11:30am
High winds sent the structure flying through the skies in Cork, Ireland.
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Somalia attack: 165 unidentified bodies buried

October 16, 2017 - 10:37am
Saturday's truck bombing in the capital is the deadliest attack in Somalia's 10-year insurgency.
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Einstein’s waves detected in star smash

October 16, 2017 - 10:20am
Scientists detect the warping of space generated by the collision of two neutron stars.
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Cairo 'most dangerous' megacity for women - survey

October 16, 2017 - 10:13am
A survey of 19 megacities around the world finds the Egyptian capital the least friendly to women.
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