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EU referendum: Moody's cut UK's credit outlook to 'negative'

Fri, 2016-06-24 22:10
The UK has its credit rating outlook downgraded to "negative" by leading financial agency Moody's, as outgoing PM David Cameron faces pressure to speed up "divorce" talks with the EU.

Week in pictures: 18-24 June 2016

Fri, 2016-06-24 21:33
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Struggling to cope

Fri, 2016-06-24 21:04
Cuts to social spending in Greece are seeing children in care stranded in hospital and charities trying to fill the void left by the state, reports Morgan Meaker.

'Not a joke'

Fri, 2016-06-24 21:01
Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra tells the BBC how she hopes to change perceptions of Indian actors.

People v power

Fri, 2016-06-24 20:56
Thousands are taking to the streets of Wukan after the village's democratically elected leader was taken away by police and shown to be confessing to allegations of bribery.

Venezuela opposition says petition to oust Maduro is validated

Fri, 2016-06-24 20:45
Venezuelan opposition leaders say they have validated enough signatures on a petition to move to the next stage in a process to remove President Maduro.

'An unprecedented geopolitical shift'

Fri, 2016-06-24 20:36
The result of the EU referendum puts Britain on a precipice where it has never been before, writes historian Lord Peter Hennessy.

Brexit's uncharted territory: Can the EU save itself?

Fri, 2016-06-24 20:31
No-one can predict the consequences of Britain's referendum result for the European Union, writes Chris Morris in Brussels.

Adam Easton: Is Brexit bad news for Poland?

Fri, 2016-06-24 20:12
Poles in the UK feel uncertain, and the country's government fears the loss of an ally at the Brussels negotiating table, writes Adam Easton in Warsaw.

Viewpoint: Brexit throws uncertain EU off balance

Fri, 2016-06-24 19:41
Brexit is a political earthquake for the EU and hard bargaining lies ahead, Charles Grant of the Centre for European Reform writes.

Viewpoint: Brexit puts UK on new economic path

Fri, 2016-06-24 19:35
Eurosceptic economist Prof Tim Congdon argues that the UK can prosper like Hong Kong, trading freely outside the EU.

Russia governor arrested over '€400,000 bribe'

Fri, 2016-06-24 18:23
Russian investigators arrest a regional governor, saying they caught him red-handed taking a €400,000 (£325,000; $444,500) bribe in a Moscow restaurant.

Australia v England: Eddie Jones hits out at 'smart guy' predictions

Fri, 2016-06-24 18:19
England coach Eddie Jones says the "smart guys" who predicted a 3-0 defeat for his side by Australia are now "not so smart".

Euro 2016: Wales and Northern Ireland set for historic last-16 tie in Paris

Fri, 2016-06-24 17:34
Wales and Northern Ireland bid for their first European Championship quarter-final when they meet in Saturday's last-16 tie.

Brexit: Where now for the 'special relationship'?

Fri, 2016-06-24 17:15
This is not the decision the Obama administration had hoped for. It also wasn't the result the president had helped campaign for.

EU Brexit referendum: France's Calais seeks border deal changes

Fri, 2016-06-24 16:37
The mayor of Calais wants changes to a deal which allows Britain to carry out immigration checks on the French side of the English Channel, after a UK vote to leave the EU.

England v Sri Lanka: Alex Hales and Jason Roy lead 10-wicket rout

Fri, 2016-06-24 16:10
Alex Hales and Jason Roy both score centuries as England sweep aside Sri Lanka to win the second ODI by 10 wickets.

EU Brexit referendum: Preparations for UK 'divorce' to begin

Fri, 2016-06-24 16:09
EU leaders are to meet to discuss the UK's "divorce" from the organisation after a historic referendum result.

Fourteen people die in West Virginia floods

Fri, 2016-06-24 15:27
At least 14 people die in devastating flooding in the US state of West Virginia, according to the state governor.

Obama: 'Special relationship with UK will endure'

Fri, 2016-06-24 14:57
President Obama has said the special relationship between the US and the UK will continue after the UK's exit from the EU.