BBC world news headlinesKerala floods: At least 24 killed as rescuers step up efforts
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 04:22:33 GMT
Heavy rains cause rivers to overflow in Kerala, washing away homes and trapping people under debris.
Afghan girls are 'left in darkness' by the Taliban
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 03:37:58 GMT
BBC correspondent Yogita Limaye in Kabul asks the Taliban when girls can go back to school.
China's growth slowdown suggests recovery is losing steam
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 07:05:54 GMT
The world's second largest economy expanded by less than expected in the third quarter.
Pedro Sanchez: Spanish PM vows to outlaw prostitution
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 16:49:38 GMT
The UN estimates Spain's sex industry has become worth €3.7 billion since decriminalisation in 1995.
Belarus: French ambassador leaves Minsk after Minsk expels him
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 22:07:52 GMT
France, among other countries, does not recognise the president's claim to a sixth term.
Australian pair survive days without water in remote outback
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 01:46:44 GMT
The man and teenage boy endured up to four days without water in "harsh" conditions, police say.
Facebook to hire 10,000 in EU to work on metaverse
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 04:44:49 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg is a leading voice on the metaverse - a virtual reality version of the internet.
Hungary: Mayor Marki-Zay wins run-off to challenge Orban
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 22:42:31 GMT
Local conservative mayor Peter Marki-Zay is chosen to lead the opposition in next year's election.
Haiti kidnap: 400 Mawozo accused of US missionary kidnap
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 19:35:04 GMT
The armed gang, called 400 Mawozo, is holding 17 women, men and children from the US and Canada.
Russian team back on Earth after filming first movie in space
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 08:24:57 GMT
The Russian film crew return after an ISS shoot that had its own moments of drama.
Russia sets condition for return of BBC journalist
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 20:22:07 GMT
Ambassador Andrei Kelin says the BBC reporter can return if Russian journalists gets UK visas.
Sean Wainui: Maori All Blacks player dies in New Zealand car crash
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 07:11:24 GMT
Tributes are paid to Maori All Blacks centre Sean Wainui after the 25-year-old dies in a car crash in New Zealand.
I get abuse and threats online - why can't it be stopped?
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:56:37 GMT
Online abuse against women is on the rise, but why aren't the police, government and social media sites doing more to stop it?
You may be able to book a flying taxi within three years
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:06:06 GMT
Firms are racing to bring flying taxis and the mini-airports they need into service.
The Nigerians who want Israel to accept them as Jews
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:35:13 GMT
A small Nigerian community claims Jewish ancestry dating hundreds of years but Israel does not recognise them.
The nightmare of India's tallest rubbish mountain
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:10:29 GMT
India's oldest and tallest mountain of rubbish in the city of Mumbai is 18 storeys high.
Covid: Thousands of children left without parents in Iran
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:07:01 GMT
Thousands of children in Iran have been left without parents, and many people blame the leadership.
How a massacre of Algerians in Paris was covered up
Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:08:56 GMT
French police killed at least 100 people in 1961, throwing some of them into the River Seine to drown them.
The Chinese film beating Bond and Marvel at the box office
Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:47:41 GMT
The success of The Battle at Lake Changjin is bad news for Hollywood which wants to grow in China.
Sir David Amess killing: Security for politicians is a global dilemma
Sat, 16 Oct 2021 19:20:46 GMT
Why the need to be a people's representative and the need for personal safety are in constant conflict.
Apparently, it's the next big thing. What is the metaverse?
Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:09:28 GMT
What does it mean, and what have Facebook and Fortnite got to do with it?
Shipping disruption: Why are so many queuing to get to the US?
Sat, 16 Oct 2021 01:14:39 GMT
A surge in demand for toys and sports equipment has contributed to logjams at US ports.
Week in pictures: 9 - 15 October 2021
Sat, 16 Oct 2021 00:57:50 GMT
A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken this week.
Iran's Covid 'orphans': 'She keeps asking where daddy is'
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:36:24 GMT
Around 51,000 children in Iran have lost a parent to Covid, according to officials.
Israel: Hundreds strip naked by the Dead Sea
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 02:00:00 GMT
Hundreds of people stripped naked by the Dead Sea in Israel to highlight environmental changes.
Has Covid changed New York City nightlife forever?
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:33:10 GMT
A photographer is confronted with the new reality of empty streets and closed clubs.
Bill Clinton: Thumbs up as former US president leaves hospital
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 19:43:19 GMT
The former US president is discharged from a Californian hospital accompanied by his wife Hillary.
Songhaï: A 'zero waste' agricultural system to increase food security in Africa
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:26:23 GMT
Fr Godfrey Nzamujo runs a "zero waste" agriculture system aimed at increasing food security and creating jobs.
COP26: Does a climate summit need 25,000 people? And more questions
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 00:09:53 GMT
BBC science correspondent Matt McGrath answers your questions about Glasgow's COP26 climate summit.
The climate activists who want Norway to end oil and gas production
Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:13:34 GMT
The BBC's Nick Beake meets the young climate activists trying to stop Norway drilling for oil and gas.
COP26: What is the Glasgow climate conference and why is it important?
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:18:59 GMT
A crucial climate change summit is being held in the UK - this is why it's important.
What is climate change? A really simple guide
Wed, 13 Oct 2021 12:50:38 GMT
World temperatures are rising because of human activity, and climate change now threatens every aspect of human life.
How energy flexibility can save us money and cut carbon
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 00:10:53 GMT
Making energy supply to homes and businesses more flexible could help the UK meet its climate goals.
Why China's climate policy matters to us all
Thu, 14 Oct 2021 16:47:45 GMT
The global battle against climate change is likely to be won or lost in China.
Food calculator: What's your diet's carbon footprint?
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 06:34:55 GMT
Check the environmental impact of what you eat and drink.
Black scientists say UK research is institutionally racist
Mon, 11 Oct 2021 22:16:11 GMT
Senior black scientists tell the BBC they believe UK science to be "institutionally racist".
Drugs, arms, and terror: A high-profile defector on Kim's North Korea
Sun, 10 Oct 2021 23:08:59 GMT
A former colonel describes a leadership making cash by any means, from drug factories to illegal arms deals.
'How I escaped a hidden world of gangs and exploitation'
Fri, 01 Oct 2021 16:00:09 GMT
Aliyah's smile conceals a lifetime of abuse - and experts warn her experience is all too common among a forgotten group of girls.
One of the darkest moments in Brazilian football - and the divide that still runs deep
Mon, 04 Oct 2021 23:02:19 GMT
A home Copa America in 1989 became a flashpoint in north-eastern Brazil's persistent struggles with prejudice and poverty.
The flood that drowned American dreams
Mon, 04 Oct 2021 23:58:46 GMT
Immigrant deaths in New York's floods lay bare the 'climate apartheid' wrought by extreme weather.
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