BBC world news headlinesCoronavirus: Wuhan to shut public transport over outbreak
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 23:40:47 GMT
Wuhan, a city of eleven million, is to temporarily shut public transport amid the outbreak.
Impeachment: Democrats reject witness swap in Trump trial
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:43:03 GMT
Joe Biden says he wants no part of "a farce or political theatre" in the Senate impeachment case.
Harvey Weinstein trial: Defence hits back after graphic prosecution claims
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 20:21:45 GMT
The ex-film mogul's defence rejects graphic prosecution statements, saying the charges will unravel.
Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 20:48:46 GMT
The UN experts' call comes amid reports Mohammed bin Salman's phone was used to hack the Amazon boss.
US plans limits for 'emotional support' animals on flights
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:10:10 GMT
Passengers have attempted to bring increasingly exotic animals on board flights.
Jean-Paul Gaultier: Stars turn out for designer's final show
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:47:41 GMT
French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier ends a 50-year career with his last couture runway show.
Pierre Nkurunziza: Burundi leader to get $530,000 and luxury villa
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:55:41 GMT
MPs also backed a proposal for President Pierre Nkurunziza to become the country's "supreme leader".
Trump says he plans to expand US travel ban
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:37:06 GMT
It would build upon an existing ban which bars entry for citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries.
Luigi Di Maio: Italy populist steps down before key election
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:53:00 GMT
Luigi Di Maio took the anti-establishment Five Star party into power after winning elections in 2018.
Macron berates Israeli police at Jerusalem church
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:35:06 GMT
French President Emmanuel Macron berates the security for not leaving a Jerusalem basilica.
Smuggling arrests over transport of '10,000 Kurds' to UK
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 18:20:45 GMT
The suspects allegedly took migrants from France to the UK in refrigerated lorries and rubber boats.
Ghent Altarpiece: Lamb's 'alarmingly humanoid' face surprises art world
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:07:52 GMT
A project to restore the Ghent Altarpiece, a 15th Century masterpiece, surprises art critics.
Protester says she was paid to appear at Huawei hearing
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 20:05:31 GMT
Others told media they were offered around C$100 to hold placard with slogans like "Free Ms Meng".
Three generations join Delhi women's citizenship sit-in
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:30:19 GMT
Thousands of women are camping out in a Delhi suburb in protest over a law they see as anti-Muslim.
Yad Vashem: Why Poland won't be attending Holocaust memorial
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:16:21 GMT
Poland's president has snubbed an Israeli event to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
Lions and tigers escape circus for vast new home
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:36:55 GMT
Seventeen big cats rescued from Guatemalan circuses have moved to a South African wildlife sanctuary.
Ivory Coast is using plastic waste to build schools
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:32:42 GMT
The West African country has partnered with UNICEF to transform landfill waste into bricks for schools.
Auschwitz: How death camp became centre of Nazi Holocaust
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 01:06:25 GMT
It is 75 years since Soviet Union troops liberated Auschwitz - now marked as Holocaust Memorial Day.
'I have to live on $1,175 a year'
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 00:16:29 GMT
Brazil's army of fruit workers speak of struggling with low pay and dangerous working conditions.
Schiff makes case against Trump before he opens impeachment trial
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 20:02:55 GMT
House impeachment manager Adam Schiff says he will lay out the timeline and facts behind the inquiry
Lebanon protesters angry over new government
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:10:14 GMT
Demonstrators return to the streets saying Lebanon's new government does not meet their demands.
Storm Gloria: Sea foam engulfs streets of Spanish town
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:19:58 GMT
Marine foam brought ashore by Storm Gloria floods streets in Tossa de Mar.
Australia fires: 'Incredible' signs of life return to burned bush
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 00:08:49 GMT
Australia's bushfire crisis has crippled habitats, but in some places life is starting to return.
China coronavirus: What we know so far
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 00:02:36 GMT
The BBC's online health editor explains what we know about the coronavirus.
Trump impeachment: What happened on day one?
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:46:26 GMT
After nearly 13 hours of fierce debate, the US Senate adopts ground rules for the trial.
How a boy from Vietnam became a slave on a UK cannabis farm
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:33:45 GMT
Ba was a street child in Ho Chi Minh city. He ended up growing cannabis as a slave in the UK - until he escaped.
Zimbabwe doctors end strike after billionaire's offer
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:14:20 GMT
The medics were off work for more than four months, paralysing the country's healthcare sector.
Pyjamas in public: Chinese city apologises for 'shaming' residents
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:55:44 GMT
The local authority said it was trying to promote "civilised" behaviour - but later apologised.
Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:18:29 GMT
Research is at an early stage but scientists said it had huge potential for destroying cancers.
Paternity leave: Why Japan is talking about Shinjiro Koizumi
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:22:05 GMT
This politician is going on leave to take care of his newborn son, and it's pretty controversial.
People still want plastic bottles, says Coca-Cola
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 22:12:59 GMT
The drinks giant says it will not ditch plastic outright but will try to recycle more.
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