BBC world news
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 02:32:08 GMT
The president threatens to deploy the army as protests rage over the death of a black man in custody.
George Floyd death homicide, official post-mortem declares
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:29:17 GMT
George Floyd, whose death sparked mass protests, suffered a cardiac arrest while being restrained.
'The reasons why we are protesting'
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 19:04:16 GMT
From police brutality to systemic racism, US protesters explain why they have taken to the streets.
Coronavirus: Is Putin's relaxing of restrictions for political gain?
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 23:01:21 GMT
Russia's coronavirus infection rate is one of the highest but tight restrictions are beginning to be lifted.
Japan launches surprise fireworks to lift spirits amid pandemic
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:02:51 GMT
The displays, at secret locations across Japan, were designed to lift spirits amid the pandemic.
G7 leaders reject Russia's return after Trump summit invite
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 01:24:04 GMT
The UK and Canada oppose Russia's readmission, as Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to a summit.
Grindr removes 'ethnicity filter' after complaints
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:32:16 GMT
The LGBT app says it has a "zero-tolerance policy for racism" and will remove the filter.
Coronavirus: South Africans cheer as alcohol goes back on sale
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 16:22:26 GMT
People were banned from buying it as part of efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus.
Facebook staff anger over Trump post
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 13:37:38 GMT
Employees say they are 'ashamed' that a controversial post by the President was not removed.
George Floyd: Music industry calls for 'blackout' over death
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 13:29:59 GMT
Record labels say they will not release new music this week, as musicians join protests in the US.
Tiananmen: Police ban Hong Kong vigil for victims of 1989 crackdown
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 11:19:35 GMT
Authorities say the decision was taken due to public health concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Autistic Palestinian shot by Israeli police buried amid revenge call
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:23:56 GMT
Hundreds attend the funeral of Iyad Halaq, who was shot dead while walking in Jerusalem's Old City.
Coronavirus: What's it like to be laid off over Zoom?
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 23:02:14 GMT
Being made redundant is rarely pleasant, but is it worse finding out via a video call?
How Europe's art world is welcoming back visitors
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:31:51 GMT
Some of Europe's best known art museums are reopening but it will be far from business as usual.
George Floyd: What does the data show about race and policing?
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:25:37 GMT
We've looked at some of the data around ethnicity and the US crime and justice system.
Nigeria's campus cults: Buccaneers, Black Axe and other feared groups
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:27:15 GMT
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka helped set up university brotherhoods in the 1950s but never imagined what they would become.
Coronavirus: The 'tin pot' RWA dictators running life in India's cities
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 23:57:08 GMT
Why are India's residents' welfare associations being called "little Hitlers" and "tin pot dictators"?
Return of Anonymous hacker collective
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 16:27:09 GMT
As the US is engulfed in civil unrest, the masked hackers are being credited with new action.
George Floyd: 'Unacceptable' attacks on reporters at protests
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 16:28:05 GMT
More than 100 incidents are being investigated by press groups, including apparently deliberate targeting.
Washington DC hit by violent protests
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:02:31 GMT
The US capital sees some of the worst violence following the death of black man George Floyd.
Coronavirus: Germany divided as states lift lockdown
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 23:24:14 GMT
Different states are easing lockdown at different rates, and some fear infections could rise again.
Asia's fishermen and farmers go digital during virus
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 02:09:38 GMT
Farming communities in South East Asia are embracing online selling for the first time during lockdown.
Coronavirus changes how doctors deal with death
Sun, 31 May 2020 23:01:35 GMT
Five doctors administering end-of-life care reflect on the current crisis.
Remote working: How cities might change if we worked from home more
Sun, 31 May 2020 23:15:45 GMT
Our homes, transport and city-centre spaces would change if we worked from home for good.
My Money: 'Our alternative quarantine holiday'
Sat, 30 May 2020 23:19:09 GMT
Alyssa Hulme from Utah in the US takes us through her weekly spending during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus in South Africa: Eight lessons for the rest of the continent
Sat, 30 May 2020 23:28:45 GMT
What South Africa can teach other African countries gearing up for a spike in infections.
Coronavirus: Belgian zoo comes back to life from lockdown
Fri, 29 May 2020 23:07:13 GMT
After two months without visitors, Pairi Daiza is welcoming the public back, but in smaller numbers.
George Floyd death: Violence in Washington DC as protests continue
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 12:45:27 GMT
Riot police clash with demonstrators in the US capital as crowds gather near the White House.
George Floyd death: Tanker driven at US protesters in Minneapolis
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:28:46 GMT
The driver was pulled from the truck by demonstrators, before being taken away and arrested by police.
Coronavirus: The fears of India's tea workers in lockdown
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 23:02:20 GMT
India has the fifth largest economy in the world but its size hasn't protected it from the impact of coronavirus.
How Venezuela's fuel crisis is hitting coronavirus victims
Sun, 31 May 2020 23:46:35 GMT
Venezuela's fuel crisis is so acute that even funeral homes are struggling to transport bodies to the cemetery.
Coronavirus: The South African village preparing for Covid-19
Sun, 31 May 2020 23:01:40 GMT
For people in South Africa's rural areas trying to protect themselves from Covid-19, hand washing in clean water isn't possible.
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