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North Korea accuses US of declaring war
But the White House dismisses the comments by North Korea's foreign minister as "absurd".
09/25/2017 07:08 PM
German election: Merkel vows to win back right-wing voters
The German chancellor is set for a fourth term despite losing a million votes to nationalists.
09/25/2017 05:57 PM
Iraqi Kurdistan referendum: High turnout in independence vote
A "yes" victory is expected in an independence referendum strongly opposed by Baghdad.
09/25/2017 11:18 PM
Trump NFL row: US president denies comments were race-related
The US president says his words about protests at sport events had "nothing to do with race".
09/25/2017 02:50 PM
First appearance together for Harry and Meghan Markle
Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle are seen holding hands at the Invictus Games.
09/25/2017 06:55 PM
Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months for sexting underage girl
The ex-congressman is sentenced to 21 months in prison for sending explicit messages to a teen.
09/25/2017 03:46 PM
US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout
Millions of US citizens are without electricity, clean water, medicine, or communications.
09/25/2017 07:07 PM
UN accuses Russia of violating human rights in Crimea
The UN human rights agency says it has documented arbitrary arrests and torture in the region.
09/25/2017 10:45 PM
Democrats open investigation into Jared Kushner's private emails
The senior presidential adviser is ordered to preserve all his private emails for the inquiry.
09/25/2017 09:26 PM
Model Chloe Ayling kidnap case a publicity stunt, court told
Lawyers for an alleged kidnapper of Chloe Ayling tell a court hearing the case could be a "sham".
09/25/2017 01:39 PM
Is Bali volcano about to erupt?
Mount Agung on Bali is an active volcano that may be about to erupt for the first time in 54 years.
09/25/2017 08:21 AM
Nigeria's Ogba Zoo attack: Three policemen killed
The deadly attack is seen as a big blow to Nigeria's efforts to promote tourism.
09/25/2017 06:14 PM
Poland President Andrzej Duda backtracks on appointing top judges
President Andrzej Duda withdraws a plan to give him the final say on top judicial appointments.
09/25/2017 09:01 PM
Canada groom saves child from drowning in river
The bride and groom were getting their photo taken when they saw a young boy struggling to swim in a river.
09/25/2017 04:00 PM
Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall?
Eleven countries are planting a wall of trees from east to west across Africa in order to push back the desert - and in Senegal it's already working.
09/25/2017 11:47 PM
The first round of National Geographic competition
The 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest has opened and is already attracting stunning entries before it closes on 17 November.
09/25/2017 11:52 PM
Satellites the size of a shoebox
US firm Planet Labs makes satellites you could hold in your hands, and has more in orbit than anyone else.
09/25/2017 03:55 PM
Girl, 13, achieves wheelchair backflip
Thirteen-year-old Lily Rice becomes the first female in Europe to perform a backflip in her wheelchair.
09/25/2017 09:54 AM
Trump NFL row: What does #TakeAKnee mean?
More and more public figures in the US are taking a knee at big events. But why now?
09/25/2017 04:43 PM
The fishermen saving Pakistan's island dogs
Dozens of stray dogs live on an uninhabited island off Karachi, where fishermen help keep them alive.
09/24/2017 11:00 PM
Living with violence in the DR Congo
Violent clashes between government and rebel forces has led to huge civilian displacement.
09/24/2017 11:20 PM
Man clings to train's windscreen wiper in Australia
A man is arrested after apparently riding a 110kmph train in Perth by clinging on at the back.
09/24/2017 01:57 PM
What's really driving Trump in his NFL feud?
The president launched a roiling debate over free speech and patriotism in professional sport. Why?
09/25/2017 05:05 PM
German election: Just how right-wing is AfD?
What does Germany's controversial third biggest party actually stand for?
09/25/2017 11:28 AM
Dominica grieving: Life after Hurricane Maria
In the fishing village of Scott's Head, the BBC meets locals who lost everything to Hurricane Maria.
09/25/2017 10:31 PM
Plastic: a victim of its own success?
Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.
09/24/2017 11:02 PM
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The neglected genius
The artist became hugely famous very young, but a lack of support led to drugs and death at 27, says a friend.
09/24/2017 11:32 PM
Jeans giant Levi Strauss gets its mojo back
The US clothing firm is now enjoying five years of profit growth as it recovers from past woes.
09/24/2017 11:02 PM
North Korea-US tensions: How worried should you be?
Here are three reasons why you should take a deep breath and not panic, for now.
09/25/2017 06:39 PM
German election: A hollow victory for Angela Merkel
The German chancellor may have won the election but the result does not feel like a victory.
09/24/2017 10:10 PM
Arsenal 2-0 West Bromwich Albion
Alexandre Lacazette scores twice to give a shaky Arsenal victory over West Brom, their third win in a row at Emirates Stadium.
09/25/2017 10:20 PM
LeBron James says President Trump 'trying to divide through sport'
LeBron James praises NFL players who have protested against Donald Trump, and accuses the US president of "using sports to try and divide us".
09/25/2017 09:23 PM
Fifa poppy ban: Gordon Strachan and Michael O'Neill want 'common sense'
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan and his Northern Ireland counterpart Michael O'Neill say "common sense" should prevail over the ban on teams displaying poppies.
09/25/2017 06:31 PM
Ashes 2017-18: England squad - as chosen by BBC Sport users
With England turning their attention towards their Ashes defence, BBC Sport users have picked who they want to see on the plane to Australia.
09/25/2017 06:03 PM
Mica McNeill says British bobsleighers 'powered by the people'
Great Britain bobsleigher Mica McNeill says her team has been "powered by the people" as they reached their crowdfunding target.
09/25/2017 08:44 PM
'Ban tackling in school rugby' for safety, experts demand
But a World Rugby spokesman says there is no new evidence to challenge the current position.
09/25/2017 11:01 PM