BBC world news
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 05:12:22 GMT
US Marshals say the Michigan couple's son killed four students with the father's handgun.
Russia Ukraine: Biden warns Russia against Ukraine 'red lines'
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 06:06:06 GMT
Intelligence officials fear Russia could invade Ukraine as soon as early 2022, US media reports.
Covid: Don't panic about Omicron variant, WHO says
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 17:34:06 GMT
The World Health Organization urges people to be cautious and prepare for the Omicron variant.
MH370: Could missing Malaysian Airlines plane finally be found?
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 22:34:22 GMT
A British engineer believes he may help solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries.
Ready for power: Team Scholz promises a new Germany
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 00:47:48 GMT
Next week will see a handover of power from the Merkel era and this is what to expect.
Bolsonaro: Brazilian Supreme Court opens investigation into vaccine comments
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 02:03:32 GMT
Brazil's president will face a Supreme Court inquiry for his falsehood about Covid-19 jabs and Aids.
Rare turtle washes up 4,000 miles from home
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 00:12:17 GMT
Tally the Turtle is recovering in a UK zoo awaiting a flight back to the warm waters of Mexico.
Italian man tries to dodge Covid jab using fake arm
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 17:40:58 GMT
The man is so keen to get a vaccine pass he turns up with a plastic arm, but doctors aren't fooled.
Ethiopia closes schools to boost civil war effort
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 17:28:03 GMT
The government wants secondary school students to harvest crops to help frontline fighters.
Thailand: Newspaper rebuked over 'hunts Africans' headline
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 08:39:36 GMT
The country's Covid-19 taskforce admonished the paper by saying it was a "poor choice of words."
Kerala: The granny who learnt to read and write at 104
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:25:37 GMT
Kuttiyamma, from the southern Indian state of Kerala, aced a government test that measures literacy.
Mali: Dozens of civilians killed after militants attack bus
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 02:44:21 GMT
More than 30 people are killed after gunmen attack a bus travelling to a market.
Parag Agrawal: Why Indian-born CEOs dominate Silicon Valley
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 00:32:42 GMT
Parag Agrawal, Twitter's new CEO, is the latest of several Indian-Americans leading global tech firms.
Why Ugandan troops have entered DR Congo - again
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 00:41:35 GMT
Previous incursions have led to accusations of looting and abuse, so will it be different this time?
Saudi Arabia Grand Prix: A race for equal rights
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 00:43:33 GMT
As F1 races in Saudi Arabia, can it be a positive thing for female and LGBT rights?
South Africa battles Omicron fear and vaccine myths
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 13:43:37 GMT
The new variant threatens to overshadow the holiday season as campaigners fight vaccine fears.
The 'kind heart' who gave an Afghan family a new home
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 05:35:48 GMT
An interpreter who had to flee Afghanistan is given a new home by a woman who was moved by his plight.
NunTok: How religion is booming on TikTok and Instagram
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:03:23 GMT
Nuns, imams and Buddhist monks are among those sharing successful - and often fun - short-form videos on social media.
Boxing Day: Festive film debut for Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:11:18 GMT
Boxing Day, the first British Christmas rom-com led by an all-black cast, is released Friday 3 December.
Ros Atkins on... America's abortion divide
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 00:10:23 GMT
How abortion rights in the US look likely to be changed by a conservative majority Supreme Court.
The drought ravaging East African wildlife and livestock
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:31:06 GMT
At least 26 million people are struggling for food across northern Kenya, Somalia and southern Ethiopia.
Germany: Angela Merkel's military farewell features punk singer's hit
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 23:07:08 GMT
A ceremony has been held for the German chancellor, who is due to step down after 16 years in office.
Broome: Diving the remnants of a WW2 attack on Australia
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:12:34 GMT
A WW2 air raid on Broome killed scores of people - historians say it should be better remembered.
How do you say Omicron?
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 18:26:31 GMT
Omicron is the 13th variant of the Covid-19 virus to receive a Greek name but the pronunciation is up for debate.
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