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'Coming towards us like a monster': High winds increase Australia fire fears

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 11:23
Skies have reddened and darkened in areas of south-eastern Australia as wind gusts exacerbated fires already burning in the area.

Qasem Soleimani: Mourners gather in Baghdad for funeral procession

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 09:42
Mouners in Iraq's capital take part in a funeral procession for the Iranian commander killed by a US airstrike.

Leaving Neverland: Court rules accusers can sue Michael Jackson companies

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 05:51
The two men allege they were abused by the singer when they were children.

Australia fires: How do we know how many animals have died?

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 02:17
A biodiversity expert suggests almost half a billion animals might have been affected in Australia.

Shaheen Bagh: The women occupying Delhi street against citizenship law

Sat, 01/04/2020 - 02:14
Hundreds of Muslim women are braving the Delhi winter to protest against a new Indian citizenship law.

Greta Thunberg changes Twitter name to 'Sharon' after game show error

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 23:16
It was a playful nod to actor Amanda Henderson, whose answer to a game show question went viral.

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Frances Arnold retracts paper

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 22:04
A Nobel laureate is being praised for retracting a scientific paper that was not reproducible.

Trump: US killed Soleimani to 'stop a war' with Iran

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 21:36
US President Trump gives a statement after ordering an airstrike that killed Iran's top commander.

Lake Chad attack: 'Dozens of fishermen' killed near Cameroon border

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 18:34
Suspected Boko Haram militants disguised as traders kill at least 50 people, an official says.

Carlos Ghosn escaped with help of rogue employee - jet firm

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 18:30
"We don't really look at people's faces," one guard at the Japanese private jet terminal said.

Australia fires: Evacuation call stepped up as crisis worsens

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 17:34
People are told to flee as extreme heat and winds are expected to further stoke fires this weekend.

Qasem Soleimani: Iran vows 'severe revenge' for top general's death

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 17:14
Tehran says the US attack on Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad was an "act of international terrorism".

Qasem Soleimani death: The response options open to Iran

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 17:02
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen on what Iran could do in reply to the killing of its top commander.

Australia fires: The public ire falling on Australia's 'absent' PM

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 16:28
Heckled by people in fire-ravaged communities, Scott Morrison has become a key focus of frustration.

Qasem Soleimani: Who was Iran's 'rock star' general?

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 16:17
The BBC's Quentin Sommerville explains the man behind the 'shadowy figure'.

Australia fires: The animals struggling in the crisis

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 16:09
It's estimated 480 million animals could be affected as experts warn populations could be hit.

China pneumonia outbreak: Mystery virus probed in Wuhan

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 15:27
Some 44 people have been infected in the central city of Wuhan, officials say.

Qasem Soleimani: 'Trump deserves all the credit' - Netanyahu

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 15:22
Israel's prime minister says the US has a right to defend itself after the raid which killed Qasem Soleimani.

Man 'neutralised' after stabbing in Paris suburb

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 14:59
Passers-by stabbed in Paris suburb, police say - man who appeared to be wearing explosive vest neutralised

GirlsDoPorn: Young women win legal battle over video con

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 14:16
Some models were driven to the verge of suicide after the porn website reneged on privacy promises.