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VIDEO: Migrants 'don't want to miss their chance'

Fri, 2015-08-21 12:23
James Reynolds reports from Macedonia's southern border where hundreds of migrants are gathered hoping to cross

Thailand raises Bangkok bomber award

Fri, 2015-08-21 12:11
Thailand trebles the award on offer for information leading to the arrest of the main suspect in a bomb attack that killed 20 people at a shrine on Monday.

My Instagram tour of North Korea

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:56
Young American Instagrams his travels around North Korea

Global shares see further falls

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:55
Stock markets around the world continue to fall as poor manufacturing figures in China exacerbate global economic fears.

Rare wolf pack spotted in California

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:54
The appearance of the five grey wolf pups and two adults could signal a return of the animals, which haven't been found in the state since 1924.

Children's book tackles sexual abuse

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:45
A book which teaches children how to recognise and reject sexual abuse is launched in Uganda's capital, Kampala.

Froome aims for Vuelta & Tour double

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:41
Briton Chris Froome begins his campaign to become the third rider to win the Vuelta and Tour de France in the same year.

'Oldest' message in a bottle found

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:40
A message in a bottle that washed up more than 108 years after it was thrown into the sea may be the world's oldest, a marine association says.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:14
Which distinguished writer did MI5 suspect of running a brothel?

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:14
The week's best reads

Meat-free school meal plea in France

Fri, 2015-08-21 10:42
A French MP is campaigning to introduce vegetarian school meals to help pupils whose religions prevent them eating pork.

Jail terms for HK editor attackers

Fri, 2015-08-21 10:42
Two men who were found guilty of attacking the former editor of a Hong Kong newspaper in February 2014 are sentenced to 19 years in jail.

Clooney gets CCTV camera go-ahead

Fri, 2015-08-21 10:37
George Clooney is given permission to install 18 CCTV cameras in the grounds of his manor house, despite initial objections from neighbours.

VIDEO: 'I gave lift to Bangkok bomb suspect'

Fri, 2015-08-21 09:57
The motorbike taxi driver who police believe gave a lift to the main suspect in the Bangkok bombing speaks to the BBC's Jonathan Head.

Ticket misery at new Banksy show

Fri, 2015-08-21 09:56
Thousands of people struggle to buy tickets online for a Banksy show in Weston-super-Mare - as hundreds queue to get in to a "locals only" day.

VIDEO: Bionic hand boy 'youngest in world'

Fri, 2015-08-21 09:38
A nine-year-old boy from Fife is the youngest person in the world to be fitted with a bionic hand.

EU free movement 'may be in danger'

Fri, 2015-08-21 09:31
Germany's interior minister says he cannot rule out suspending the Schengen Agreement allowing passport-free travel between most European states.

'We did not beat Man Utd to Pedro'

Fri, 2015-08-21 09:18
Manager Jose Mourinho says Chelsea did not intend to "beat" Manchester United to the signing of £21m Pedro.

Congo warlord wants to study conflict

Fri, 2015-08-21 08:41
Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga wants to be released from prison early to study the causes of ethnic conflict, he tells the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Live forever with new social network

Fri, 2015-08-21 08:38
New site Eter9 promises digital immortality using a kind of artificial intelligence to scan your posts.

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