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Vehicles as weapons: London attack part of disturbing trend

The attack in London that spurred renewed fears of terrorism started when an ordinary car turned into a devastating weapon.

London police investigating associates of lone attacker

British police have been working through the night to investigate the deadliest terror attack carried out in central London in 12 years, in which f...

American tourist among London attack victims

A veteran policeman and a teacher were among those killed in the terror attack that struck at the heart of the British capital Wednesday.

Deadly attack outside UK Parliament

Police have launched a "full counter-terrorism investigation" after an attacker rammed a car into crowds of people and stabbed a police officer on ...


Is cancer just a matter of random bad luck?

For the first time, researchers have estimated what percentage of cancer mutations are due to environmental and lifestyle factors, hereditary facto...

Nigerian Instagram comedian lands million dollar deal

Henry Obiefule has been making others laugh with his internet skits, but now he'll be laughing all the way to the bank after signing a million doll...

Russia probe needs a special prosecutor right now

Congress is botching the investigation into Russia's meddling in US election and whether Trump and associates involved, says Page Pate. A competent...

What prompted the US and UK electronics bans?

The US and British electronics bans announced Tuesday on flights from certain airports in the Middle East and Africa seem to have come out of the b...


Opinion: The challenge of preventing low-tech terror

It's a depressingly familiar tale. A vehicle slams into a group of pedestrians in a Western city and the terrorist driving the car then uses a knif...

Trump, US lawmakers react to UK attack

US officials are offering assistance to British authorities after an attack Wednesday on the Houses of Parliament in London that police there are t...

Moment gunshots go off in London attack

Video shows the moment gunfire rings out near UK Parliament.

Tourists stranded on London Eye during terrorism incident

Tourists riding the London Eye were stranded on the iconic attraction Wednesday when the area was locked down after a terrorism incident near the U...

The moment the UK Parliament stopped

The British Parliament stopped after gunshots were fired outside.



Airstrike on Syria school near Raqqa kills dozens, reports say

Dozens of people were killed when an airstrike hit a school near ISIS' de facto capital of Raqqa that was sheltering refugees who had fled fighting...

What you need to know about electronics ban

Flying direct to the U.S. from major airports in the Middle East and North Africa just got a lot more complicated.

Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years

It sank in one of South Korea's deadliest disasters in 2014.

Exclusive: Ed Sheeran moved to tears by Liberia trip

The singer writes about his Comic Relief visit and why he'll never forget the children he met.

Taiwan top court hears landmark gay marriage case

The case could make the island the first place in Asia to permit same-sex marriage.

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

The president demands a make-or-break vote on Friday on a new healthcare bill to replace Obamacare.

Aurora Australis: Spectacular displays for first Southern Lights charter flight

Aurora-hunters came from around the world and were left awestruck by the display.

A question of colour

Apple's Red iPhone is going on sale, but in China it is doing things a bit differently. Why?

France's Marine Le Pen begins Russia visit

The far-right presidential candidate will meet Russian MPs just weeks before France's elections.

Sydney teenager pleads guilty to Anzac Day terror plot

The boy, who was 16 when he was arrested, planned to attack Sydney, police said.

All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger

The picture puts a spotlight on benefits being stripped out of latest healthcare bill revisions.

'Nine lives'

A new book documents nine women survivors of tuberculosis, India's most severe health crisis.

Left in a bus station

When Jenna Cook returned from the US to China to search for her birth family, more than 50 candidates came forward - but were any of them a match?

Africa's top shots: 17-24 March 2017

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Weekly quiz

A weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

Piggyback party

The BBC examines the unusual photo of Kim Jong-un giving piggyback to a military officer.

Hong Kong election: The nanny, Mr Pringles or the judge?

A quick guide to the candidates competing to become Hong Kong's chief executive.

IS leaves trail of destruction in Syria's Palmyra

Lyse Doucet goes inside Syria's famed Roman-era city, badly damaged by Islamic State militants.

London attack: Theresa May evacuated from Westminster

Footage obtained by the Sun shows Theresa May being hurried to safety during Wednesday's attack.

Pro-settlement hardliner Friedman confirmed as US envoy to Israel

Daniel Friedman, a critic of the two-state solution, is approved by the Republican-led US Senate.

Eurovision: Russia rejects offer for Julia Samoilova to perform 'via satellite'

Russian TV says the offer to allow Julia Samoilova to perform in Ukraine via satellite link is "strange".

More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

An aid group finds two capsized boats capable of carrying 100 migrants each, and only five bodies.

Two toddlers taken in California car theft

Two young boys in California are missing after their babysitters' car was stolen while they were inside.

Disney won't digitalise Fisher in new Star Wars

Disney has confirmed that Carrie Fisher's final performance as Princess Leia Organa in the next Star Wars film will not be changed.

Age reversal drug may be on sale in three years

A drug that reverses ageing could be on the market in three years, scientists claim.

Trump fails to seal Obamacare replacement deal

Self-proclaimed dealmaker Donald Trump has failed to convince enough of his own party representatives to back him in what should have been the firs...

How IS has changed its online message

Islamic State's online propaganda and recruitment effort is adapting as the group loses physical territory in Iraq, according to an analysis of sec...

People from 11 countries injured in London attack

People from 11 different countries, including three French teenagers, are among those injured in the Westminster attack.

Republican sorry over Trump surveillance row

A Republican Congressman has apologised after saying that post-election communications of Donald Trump's team were picked up by US intelligence age...

Driver 'was trying to kill' shoppers in Belgium

A man who drove at high speed into a pedestrianised shopping area in the Belgian city of Antwerp has been arrested.

UN: 400,000 'trapped' in IS-held west Mosul

Around 400,000 people are "trapped" in the Islamic State-controlled Old City of west Mosul, the UN said.

Man charged over 1970 cold case murder of toddler

A man is due to appear in court charged with the murder and abduction of a toddler who vanished from a beach 47 years ago.