LnvhR8ED
bbc-logo
large-square-sky-news-logo

 

British Muslim schoolteacher denied entry to US

A British teacher on a school field trip was escorted off an Icelandair flight to New York as 39 students looked on in shock.

Bodies of 74 migrants wash ashore in Libya

The bodies of 74 migrants have been recovered by the Libyan Red Crescent after washing up on the country's northwestern coast near the city of Zawiya.

A nation of immigrants enters dark chapter

The Trump administration's harsh new DHS orders get it wrong on immigration enforcement, increasing the risk of racial profiling, threatening due p...

Kim Jong Nam's death: Body has no puncture wounds

Kim Jong Nam didn't have a heart attack and the medics who conducted his autopsy found no obvious puncture marks or wounds, a top Malaysian health ...

Swedish capital rocked by riots days after Trump comment

Police in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, have faced multiple instances of unrest in the city's suburbs just 48 hours after President Trump critici...

Famine declared in South Sudan

Famine in South Sudan has left 100,000 people on the verge of starvation and almost 5 million people, more than 40% of the country's population, in...

North Korea's history of covert operations and secret killings

South Korea has accused North Korean agents of being behind the sudden death of Kim Jong Nam -- son of former dictator Kim Jong Il -- on February 1...

FedEx sends Bao Bao to China

Would you want to take a 3-year-old on a 16-hour flight?

Sanctuary restaurants vow to protect undocumented workers

The Trump administration's crackdown on immigration has rattled the restaurant industry and the millions of foreign-born workers it relies on.

Venezuelan food crisis reflected in weight loss

A mother contemplates how she does her food shopping amid shortages and high inflation in Venezuela: Whatever is cheapest in the season is what her...

Toddler pulled alive from Damascus rubble in dramatic video

The dramatic rescue of a young girl trapped in the rubble of a bombed-out Syrian house has been caught on video and posted online.

If he had his way, Iceland's President would ban pineapple pizza

The food world is riddled with heated debates, and one of the most polarizing fights centers around pineapple on pizza.

Why tech's beloved H-1B visa is flawed

The H-1B visa is the most popular pathway for foreigners to work in the United States. It is also widely believed that the H-1B program is abused.

Men kept as slaves in remote hotel

A group of men from Bangladesh were promised good jobs in the UK, only to find themselves trafficked and trapped in a remote hotel.

Nike commercial features Arab women 'to inspire others'

Nike says that the video, which was viewed over 3 million times in just two days, aims "to use the power of sport to change society positively."

Pence tries for damage control abroad but allies still wary

As Vice President Mike Pence darted from meeting to meeting this weekend in Europe, one phrase was on repeat.

UK's House of Lords thrashes out Brexit bill

Unfettered by the concerns of voters, the UK's unelected House of Lords has begun its second day of debate on the "key purpose and principles" of l...

Small plane crashes into Australian mall

A small chartered plane with five people aboard crashed into a shopping center shortly after takeoff from Melbourne's Essendon airport Tuesday morn...

The meaning of UK's debate over Trump visit

Does the British parliamentary debate that took place tonight have a real chance of blocking Donald Trump's proposed state visit to the United King...

These men were forced into slavery in Scotland

A dozen Bangladeshi men ended up as slave labor in a remote part of Scotland. CNN's Isa Soares reports in this edition of CNN's Freedom Project.

Uzbek journalist Muhammad Bekjanov freed after 18 years

He has said he was tortured into confessing to a plot to kill the late President, Islam Karimov.

UPS delivery drone has glitch at launch event

A demonstration of a package delivery drone service goes awry when the aircraft is nearly destroyed.

Turkey reverses female army officers' headscarf ban

The move causes concern among liberals worried about the decline of the secular Turkish state.

South Africa's decision to leave ICC ruled 'invalid'

A South African court says the government had no right to leave the ICC without consulting parliament.

US Muslim community campaigns to repair Jewish cemetery

Campaigners call for "solidarity" as they raise more than $55,000 to repair a vandalised cemetery.

Mexican man kills himself after being deported from US

He jumped off the bridge linking the US and Mexico after he was deported for the third time.

German council asks veggie event to serve sausages

Councillors unhappy about absence of sausage stalls at German Earth Day festival.

Kim Jong-nam killing: Senior N Korea diplomat named as suspect

Malaysia wants to question an embassy official and an airline worker over Kim Jong-nam's killing.

Syrian asylum seeker in Austrian court charged with 20 murders

An asylum seeker appears in an Austrian court after speaking of killings that took place in Syria.

Mohammad Marandi: Iran crucial in stopping IS

Prof Mohammad Marandi says Iran has been crucial in stopping the advance of so-called Islamic State.

Germany's Bavaria to ban full-face veil

Minister says facial expressions are key to communication, but critics say a ban is largely symbolic.

'Foreign spouse income deportation would leave us homeless'

The Supreme Court has upheld rules which prevent some British citizens' foreign spouses coming to the UK.

Yemen crisis: Army chief killed in missile strike on camp

Major General Ahmed Saif al-Yafei dies in attack on Red Sea army camp, military officials say.

Ildar Dadin: Russian activist jail term quashed

Supreme Court orders the release of protester Ildar Dadin, jailed under tough new rules.

'France loves you!'

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron tells French Londoners to come home in pre-election rally.

Syria war: Arab-Kurdish fighters enter IS-held Deir al-Zour province

They are marching on territory controlled by so-called Islamic State.

Families rescued from California floods

A burst creek submerged a San Jose neighbourhood in water.

US children's hospital helps save life of baby hippo

Doctors from a children's hospital have saved the life of a premature baby hippo.

'Refugees Welcome' banner hung on Statue of Liberty in New York

Investigation begins after 3ft by 20ft banner is illegally attached to the monument in New York.

Footage released of Harrison Ford's plane near-miss

An airport in California has released video of a plane, being flown by the actor Harrison Ford, mistakenly flying low over an airliner.

Superbugs pose 'alarming' public health threat

Superbug bacteria that has evolved to be resistant to widely-used antibiotics has been found in people, animals and food across the European Union.

Le Pen aides questioned over 'fake EU jobs'

French police have questioned Marine Le Pen's bodyguard and chief of staff in connection with a probe into alleged misuse of European Union funds.

Rapper given restraining order over 'threat to kill'

Chris Brown has been ordered to stay away from his model ex-girlfriend following claims he punched her in the stomach and threatened to kill her.

'Refugees Welcome' Statue Of Liberty protest

Activists have scaled the Statue of Liberty and unfurled a "Refugees Welcome" banner across the national monument in New York.

UK's £200m aid pledge to Somalia and South Sudan

South Sudan and Somalia are going to receive £100m each in UK aid, the Government has announced.

Kim's body targeted in morgue break-in

Security has been increased following an attempted break-in at the mortuary where Kim Jong-Nam's body is being held.

Breitbart senior editor quits over abuse comments

Breitbart News tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned after he triggered a storm with comments which appeared to condone paedophilia.

'British IS bomber' was former Guantanamo detainee

A British man said by Islamic State to have detonated a suicide bomb attacking Iraqi forces in Mosul is former Guantanamo Bay detainee Ronald Fiddl...

Trump publicly condemns anti-Semitic threats

Donald Trump has publicly condemned for the first time recent anti-Semitic threats in the US as "horrible and painful".

Dozens of 'abandoned' migrants wash ashore

The bodies of at least 74 migrants have been washed ashore in western Libya, in the latest tragedy along the dangerous trafficking route to Europe.