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Gulnara Karimova: 'Show world my mum is alive,' says son

December 1, 2016 - 8:30pm
Gulnara Karimova, daughter of the late Uzbek president, has been out of the public view since 2014.
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Scandal at the top

December 1, 2016 - 8:01pm
Could Park Geun-hye become the first South Korean president to be removed from office?
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Who is Nepal’s Living Goddess?

December 1, 2016 - 7:49pm
The BBC travels to Nepal to ask if life as a 'living goddess' demeans or empowers girls.
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Meet the orgasm doctors

December 1, 2016 - 7:43pm
Women's sexuality is a little-studied area of science and new research is revealing that much of what we thought we knew was wrong.
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The tragic life of Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter

December 1, 2016 - 7:40pm
Nelson Mandela's granddaughter speaks about how she has turned her life around and wishes her grandfather could see her now.
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Winter is coming

December 1, 2016 - 7:29pm
As winter approaches, the struggle Native American protesters face is growing harder by the day.
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The fog catcher

December 1, 2016 - 7:22pm
In the slums of Lima, he's found a way to turn fog into water.
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One year later

December 1, 2016 - 7:11pm
A year on from the devastating Chennai floods, we hear from the volunteers who kept the city afloat.
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December 1, 2016 - 7:04pm
Thousands of people are spreading a false rumour about a Washington pizza restaurant and a child sex ring. But why?
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The Indian YouTube channel with 6 billion views

December 1, 2016 - 7:01pm
How Indian company ChuChu TV animates traditional nursery rhymes for its popular YouTube channel.
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France presidency: Francois Hollande decides not to run again

December 1, 2016 - 6:30pm
In a surprise move Francois Hollande says he will not stand for a second term as French president.
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Stepping aside

December 1, 2016 - 6:06pm
Francois Hollande's decision not to stand again comes as a huge relief to France's Socialist Party.
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Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn proclaimed king

December 1, 2016 - 6:02pm
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn accepts Thailand's throne, 50 days after the death of his father.
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Donald Trump vows 'consequences' for companies leaving US

December 1, 2016 - 5:56pm
President-elect Donald Trump warns companies of "consequences" if they leave the United States.
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Buzz Aldrin 'in good spirits' after South Pole evacuation

December 1, 2016 - 5:25pm
Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, is evacuated from the South Pole after falling ill.
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Haiti cholera: UN chief apologises for first time over outbreak

December 1, 2016 - 4:45pm
Ban Ki-moon says he is "profoundly sorry" for the UN's role in a deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti.
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Tennessee factory workers win $421m on lottery

December 1, 2016 - 3:41pm
Amy O'Neill talks about her $421m lottery win, shared with 20 colleagues at a Tennessee car parts factory.
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Syria conflict: US coalition admits killing civilians in Manbij

December 1, 2016 - 3:18pm
The US-led coalition has admitted to killing 54 civilians in air strikes on Syria in recent months.
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Australia's 'bloody' asylum campaign explained

December 1, 2016 - 3:18pm
Australia's harsh asylum laws are supported by both main parties and are credited with reducing the number of refugees, but they are deeply controversial.
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IS conflict: 1,950 Iraq security forces killed in November

December 1, 2016 - 2:20pm
At least 1,950 Iraqi security forces personnel were killed across the country in November, the UN says.
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